Karam, Ferrucci be part of Dreyer & Reinbold for 2022's Indy 500 - Motor Informed

Karam, Ferrucci be part of Dreyer & Reinbold for 2022’s Indy 500

Karam will probably be aiming to make his ninth begin within the Memorial Day Weekend basic, his eighth with Dennis Reinbold’s group, whereas for Ferrucci will probably be a fourth Indy entry.

Dreyer & Reinbold Racing has entered and certified 43 automobiles within the Indy 500 relationship again to 1999 with a greatest end of fourth in 2012.

It ran as a two-car entry in 2020 with Karam and JR Hildebrand, however scaled again to a single entry for Karam final yr.

“Our group is keen to get again to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway,” stated group proprietor Reinbold.

“We imagine the expertise of those drivers will probably be vital in serving to the group obtain the final word objective of successful the ‘Biggest Spectacle in Racing.’

“We at DRR have been bettering our Indy 500 program with the singular objective of successful the race. Sage and Santino have distinctive expertise and are key elements for us to attain the objective.”

Karam, the 2013 Indy Lights champion and nonetheless solely 26 regardless of his a number of entries within the 500, scored his greatest consequence final yr, when he got here from the again row to clock seventh place.

“Doing extra ovals in NASCAR this yr has helped mentally put together extra to remain targeted for the longer races,” stated Karam.

Sage Karam, Dreyer & Reinbold Racing Chevrolet

Sage Karam, Dreyer & Reinbold Racing Chevrolet

Photograph by: Michael L. Levitt / Motorsport Images

“The potential to enhance in that space is there. We simply have to nail down a couple of issues.

“We’re coming off of a excessive from final yr and the objective is to be even higher within the 2022 Indy 500.”

Ferrucci, who earned seventh place and Indy 500 Rookie of the 12 months honors in 2019, has an excellent common on the Speedway, having completed fourth the next yr and sixth this yr.

He stated: “I’m tremendous thrilled to hitch DRR. Nothing is best than being part of a group that has such a excessive work ethic. The group’s consideration to element is akin to prime groups within the sequence.

“In my final two 500 races, we’ve been within the hunt to win, and I feel I’ve grown rather a lot as a driver to grasp that endurance is required to win. DRR has an excellent automotive and proved it final yr with a seventh-place end.”

He added: “I’ve recognized Sage since I used to be 5 years previous. We had large success in karts and hope to carry that to IndyCar come Could.”



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