Stefan Wilson joins Dreyer & Reinbold for 2023 Indy 500 - Motor Informed
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Stefan Wilson joins Dreyer & Reinbold for 2023 Indy 500

The 2007 McLaren Autosport BRDC Award winner, who completed 26th on this 12 months’s Indy 500 in a automobile entered by DragonSpeed with Cusick Motorsports, has a greatest end on the occasion of 15th in 2018 with Andretti Autosport in 2018.

He made his Indy 500 debut with KVSH Racing in 2016 and in addition entered the 2021 race with Andretti.

The 33-year-old hyperlinks up with Dennis Reinbold’s operation over a decade after it ran his late elder brother Justin, who scored runner-up finishes at St. Petersburg and Lengthy Seashore in 2010, when DRR was nonetheless full-time in IndyCar. 

Stefan Wilson, who at the moment was proving to be a podium finisher and in 2011 a race-winner in Indy Lights, mentioned he obtained to know the workforce by his brother and welcomed the chance to hyperlink up with the outfit that has a greatest Indy 500 end of fourth with Oriol Servia in 2012.

“There’s historical past right here with this workforce,” he mentioned.

“Justin spent two years with DRR again in 2010-2011 and secured podiums.

“I obtained to know Dennis, Brett De Bord [director of commercial operations], and Chase Selman, basic supervisor, rather well again then, so it feels nice to be rejoining them, in a way.”

He added: “I’ve been very impressed with how laborious DRR has labored at and centered on the 500.

Wilson will join DRR, which ran his brother Justin to two runner-up finishes in 2010

Wilson will be part of DRR, which ran his brother Justin to 2 runner-up finishes in 2010

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“It’s such an honour for me to affix them in partnership with Cusick Motorsports and work with them on our collective objective of making an attempt to win the Indy 500.

“There’s a fantastic alternative right here for us to all develop collectively. I hope this results in extra 500s, and perhaps much more races collectively.”

Cusick Motorsports, based in 2021 by Don Cusick, is predicated at The Thermal Membership in Palm Springs, California, which subsequent February will host IndyCar Spring Coaching.

“I’m enthusiastic about our new partnership with Cusick Motorsports and Stefan Wilson,” mentioned Reinbold.

“Stefan and Don Cusick have been gratifying to work with and we’re centered on reaching success on and off the monitor on the Speedway.

“We’re impressed with Stefan’s work ethic and grit which can apply effectively within the racecar. We’re coming off prime 10 finishes for the previous two years and consider Stefan can replicate that and struggle for the win.”

Dreyer & Reinbold Racing confirmed it’ll once more run two vehicles at Indy, with particulars of the second entry “to be introduced within the close to future”.




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