Grosjean confirmed at Andretti Autosport for 2022 IndyCar season

Grosjean, 35, scored three podium finishes in his first season in America’s premier open-wheel collection, and got here into the collection off the again of his 10-year Method 1 profession, which ended prematurely along with his horrendously fiery crash within the 2020 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

“We’re thrilled to welcome Romain to the Andretti Autosport household,” mentioned Michael Andretti, CEO and chairman of Andretti Autosport.

“He already had a powerful resume earlier than coming to INDYCAR and watching what he’s been in a position to do in his rookie season right here has been thrilling to say the least.

“His huge motorsport expertise will probably be helpful to the crew alongside our already robust 2022 driver lineup. We additionally couldn’t be extra excited to proceed our robust partnership with DHL.” 

Grosjean, who raced for Renault, Lotus and Haas, throughout his F1 profession, described becoming a member of one in all IndyCar’s most famous operations as a “large honour”.

The Frenchman additionally paid tribute to Dale Coyne for the chance to reignite his profession in IndyCar this 12 months.   

“I’m delighted to be becoming a member of Andretti Autosport and driving the No. 28 DHL Honda for subsequent season,” mentioned Grosjean.

“It’s an enormous honour to be becoming a member of such an excellent crew as Andretti, anybody within the motorsport world is aware of the identify Andretti.

Romain Grosjean, Dale Coyne Racing with RWR Honda

Romain Grosjean, Dale Coyne Racing with RWR Honda

Picture by: Phillip Abbott / Motorsport Photographs

“I’m tremendous glad and proud to be racing with the crew. I’m additionally very proud to be representing with DHL. I’ve identified the DHL color on racing automobiles for a really very long time.

“I couldn’t be extra proud to characterize such an excellent firm in IndyCar. I’m hoping that we’re going to be very profitable collectively, which is our goal on each aspect.

“I would really like additionally to thank Dale Coyne Racing for giving me the chance to hitch IndyCar. I’ve loved the racing a lot and it’s given me the change at this time to be racing with some of the aggressive and finest groups on the planet.”

Affirmation of Grosjean’s transfer to Andretti comes scorching on the heels of reports that Britain’s Callum Ilott may also contest the total IndyCar season subsequent 12 months with Juncos Hollinger Racing.     

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