Driver adjustments from the 2021 to 2022 season

A number of groups have made adjustments to their driver lineups between the 2021 and 2022 IndyCar seasons. Right here’s a quick rundown.

Forward of the 2022 IndyCar season, there have been fairly just a few adjustments within the driver lineup from final yr amongst quite a few totally different groups.

Let’s take a look at the place the entire adjustments had been made to the motive force lineup between the 2021 and 2022 seasons.

NOTE: Solely full-time automobiles are included within the record under. (R) means rookie.

A number of adjustments

A.J. Foyt Enterprises, Chevrolet

  • In: #11 – Tatiana Calderon (R) (street and avenue programs)
  • In: #11 – TBD (ovals)
  • In: #14 – Kyle Kirkwood (R)
  • Out: #14 – Sebastian Bourdais
  • No change: #4 – Dalton Kellett

Andretti Autosport, Honda

  • In: #28 – Romain Grosjean
  • In: #29 – Devlin DeFrancesco (R) (Andretti Steinbrenner Autosport)
  • Out: #28 – Ryan Hunter-Reay
  • Out: #29 – James Hinchcliffe
  • No change: #26 – Colton Herta (with Curb-Agajanian)
  • No change: #27 – Alexander Rossi

Carlin*, Chevrolet

*Carlin have a brand new technical alliance with Juncos Hollinger Racing, however they won’t run one in every of their very own automobiles in 2022.

  • Out: #59 – Max Chilton (street and avenue programs, Indy 500)
  • Out: #59 – Conor Daly (ovals)

Dale Coyne Racing, Honda

  • In: #18 – David Malukas (R) (with HMD Motorsports)
  • In: #51 – Takuma Sato (with Rick Ware Racing)
  • Out: #18 – Ed Jones (with Vasser-Sullivan)
  • Out: #51 – Romain Grosjean (street and avenue programs)
  • Out: #51 – Pietro Fittipaldi (ovals)

Meyer Shank Racing, Honda

  • In: #06 – Helio Castroneves (was part-time in 2021)
  • In: #60 – Simon Pagenaud
  • Out: #60 – Jack Harvey

Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing, Honda

  • In: #30 – Christian Lundgaard
  • In: #45 – Jack Harvey
  • Out: #30 – Takuma Sato
  • Out: #45 – Oliver Askew, Santino Ferrucci, Christian Lundgaard (all part-time; #45 Honda was additionally a part-time entry in 2021)
  • No change: #15 – Graham Rahal

One change

Chip Ganassi Racing, Honda

  • In: #48 – Jimmie Johnson (was part-time, street and avenue programs solely, in 2021; now full-time)
  • Out: #48 – Tony Kanaan (nonetheless set for Indy 500 in a fifth Chip Ganassi Racing entry, however not all oval races like in 2021)
  • No change: #8 – Marcus Ericsson
  • No change: #9 – Scott Dixon
  • No change: #10 – Alex Palou

Ed Carpenter Racing, Chevrolet

  • In: #20 – Conor Daly (was part-time, street and avenue programs solely, in 2021; now full-time)
  • Out: #20 – Ed Carpenter (nonetheless set for Indy 500 in a 3rd Ed Carpenter Racing entry, however not all oval races like in 2021 as of now)
  • No change: #21 – Rinus VeeKay

Juncos Hollinger Racing, Chevrolet

  • In: #77 – Callum Ilott (R) (was part-time in 2021)

Crew Penske, Chevrolet

  • Out: #22 – Simon Pagenaud
  • No change: #2 – Josef Newgarden
  • No change: #3 – Scott McLaughlin
  • No change: #12 – Will Energy

No adjustments

Arrow McLaren SP, Chevrolet

  • #5 – Pato O’Ward
  • #7 – Felix Rosenqvist

The 2022 IndyCar season is scheduled to get underway on Sunday, February 27 with the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg on the streets of St. Petersburg. This race is ready to be broadcast stay on NBC starting at 12:00 p.m. ET.

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