Andretti Autosport Chief Operating Officer Rob Edwards says that the team has some unfinished business at the Music City Grand Prix in Nashville this weekend as the NTT IndyCar Series gears up for the final four races of the 2022 season starting with a trip to Tennessee.
“Safe to say we have some unfinished business from Nashville last year. It’s a great event and we look forward to carrying our momentum from Toronto and the Brickyard GP into the weekend. Thankful to all the crew for their work over the last month with five races in four weeks. Nothing would be a better reward for the crew than finishing this stretch with another W.”
Alexander Rossi heads into the weekend full of confidence following his first victory in three years last time out at the Gallagher Grand Prix of Indianapolis on the IMS road course and looking ahead to this weekend’s race he said:
“We’ve been looking forward to returning to Nashville since last year. It was such an amazing event, and we had awesome cars all weekend, so I can’t wait to get back there and hopefully be able to challenge at the front again.”
Colton Herta heads into the weekend looking to make amends for his retirement from the lead here last season and also looking to make up ground following his DNF last time out at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway following a mechanical issue with his No.26 Gainbridge Honda.
“I’m really excited to go back to Nashville. It’s a great event for INDYCAR, and it’s a great track. Obviously, we saw some minor success there last year. We seemed really quick as a team last year. Hopefully, this year we see the same thing and can keep the momentum from Indy. I can’t wait to get there and get on the track.”
Devlin DeFrancesco in the No.29 PowerTap Andretti Steinbrenner Honda says he is confident that the team can have a solid weekend saying:
“We are ready to send it around the streets of Nashville. We’re going to focus forward and use our tools to execute a good race. I’m excited for my first outing at Nashville. The team had a positive weekend in Indy, and they seemed to do well last year so I have confidence in this being a good weekend.”
Romain Grosjean in the No.28 DHL Honda is also looking forward to the race this weekend saying:
“Nashville is an exciting place to go racing. Last year was a nice event and I’m looking forward to it again. We have had a strong package on street courses, so we will try to use it and get a good result.”
Andretti Autosport had a solid race here last year with James Hinchcliffe coming home on the podium in third place while Ryan Hunter Reay was fourth.