New IndyCar President Jay Frye says he is excited about the future of the sport.

Frye, the former VP of competition and operations was promoted to IndyCar President last week.

The series goes from strength to strength with the addition of the Circuit Of The Americas in Austin Texas, and the Raceway at Laguna Seca at the end of 2019 which replaces the Grand Prix Of Sonoma.

The series also have several new teams and drivers coming into the sport in 2019.

Marco Andretti has bought into Andretti Autosport to become part owner with Bryan Herta.

George Steinbrenner IV becomes the youngest team owner in partnership with Mike Harding to form Harding Steinbrenner Racing. Ed Carpenter Racing team up with Scuderia Corsa to become Ed Carpenter Racing with Scuderia Corsa.

McLaren come into the series with Chevrolet for the 103rd running of the Indianapolis 500 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

DragonSpeed join the series with a Chevrolet engine for a partial schedule with the possibility of joining full-time in 2020. The 2019 IndyCar Series season gets underway on March 10th with the Firestone Grand Prix of St Petersburg.

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