Ed Carpenter Racing’s Rinus VeeKay in the No.21 Sonax Chevrolet says he is delighted to be racing an IndyCar at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway this weekend for the GMR Grand Prix of Indianapolis. Veekay endured a disappointing start to his NTT IndyCar Series career last time out in Texas as was forced to retire from the race.
Speaking ahead of his first IndyCar road course event, the Dutchman said:
I am really looking forward to the GMR Grand Prix, finally driving an Indy car at Indy! That’s something really special. I am excited to get to drive again and really get the season started now. We’ve got some really busy weeks coming up. I’m very confident and think we have a strong package for this weekend.”
Conor Daly in the No.20 US Air Force Chevrolet will make his first race appearance for Ed Carpenter Racing this weekend says he is looking forward to the race as ECR have done a great job in recent years at the Brickyard and speaking ahead of the race Daly who ended the first race of the season in Texas where he finished sixth Daly commented saying:
After what seems like many months together as a team, we still have yet to race together. I’m very excited to get out there with Ed Carpenter Racing and complete our first race together. The car looks incredible. I can’t wait to get out there for the U.S. Air Force. ECR has done well at the GMR Grand Prix before, so it’s time to get out there and compete for a win. We’re looking to get some good points and start off this three-weekend stretch strong.”