Dallara first entered the top-flight of US single-seater racing again in 1997 and has been sole provider since 2009, the 12 months after the Indy Racing League and Champ Automotive World Sequence merged to kind what’s at the moment often known as the IndyCar Sequence.
The present chassis, initially known as DW12 in honour of its take a look at driver, the late Dan Wheldon, was first utilized in 2012 however has undergone a number of main security modifications since then, together with new facet impression constructions and the addition of the aeroscreen in 2020.
“Dallara is an incredible companion and instrumental in every part we do on the racetrack,” stated IndyCar president Jay Frye. “An necessary a part of the success and development of the IndyCar Sequence could be immediately traced to Dallara’s collaboration with our whole paddock.
“This extension supplies IndyCar and its groups continuity and a secure platform as we glance nicely into the long run.”
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In 2012, Dallara opened the Dallara IndyCar manufacturing facility at Indianapolis, the place the corporate produces and assembles chassis for a wide range of racing collection. Since 2015, this has included all of the IL-15 chassis for Indy Lights, the feeder collection into IndyCar.
“Dallara is honored to have been a part of this journey for 26 years and counting,” stated Andrea Pontremoli, Dallara Group CEO. “We perceive the accountability that is available in extending our partnership with IndyCar over the course of the years to return and are excited to be a part of this long-term plan.
“Being such an built-in companion to IndyCar, we really feel the inspirational management of Roger Penske, together with the administration of Jay Frye, has allowed the collection to have a steady concentrate on security whereas all the time offering an thrilling environment for all of our rivals and followers.
“This partnership will proceed to fall in step with Dallara’s core values and what we need to see our expertise and innovation developed for – including emphasis to security and sustainability for the long run. It’s a nice time for IndyCar, and Dallara is proud to proceed because the chassis producer.”