Andretti Autosport have confirmed that Dalton Kellett will remain with the team in the Indy Lights Mazda Road to Indy presented by Cooper tires championship in 2017.
Kellett who tested for Andretti Autosport in the Verizon IndyCar Series last month is hoping to use his continued relationship with Andretti Autosport to help him achieve his goal of racing in the Verizon IndyCar Series.
Speaking about the news Kellett commented by saying:
Returning to Andretti Autosport for the 2017 Indy Lights season is a great opportunity. “This will mark my third season with Andretti and I am happy to continue that relationship. Thanks to the expertise and wealth of knowledge of the team, I have grown greatly as a driver over the last two years and look forward to continuing that progression. Working with Michael [Andretti] and the rest of the team is very enjoyable and I know their drive and commitment to success will enable us to field a competitive program. Returning to Indy Lights for a second season, I will have the advantage of the experience from my rookie season. I look forward to coming back to some familiar venues and using that experience to my benefit.
Andretti Autosport team owner and CEO Michael Andretti commented by saying:
Dalton has showed a tremendous amount of work ethic and growth over the past year competing in our Indy Lights program. “he has worked well along side his teammates to help evolve the team’s three-car effort and we are very pleased to continue working with him for the 2017 season. It is our goal to help develop our drivers and we are optimistic about the growth we will continue to see over the next year.