Helio Castroneves will attempt to become the first driver to win the Indianapolis 500 five times as part of a full-time return to IndyCar racing with Meyer Shank next year.
“I have been missing racing in IndyCar full time so much,” said Castroneves. “So I cannot wait to get a head start on next year with some strong races to finish this season.”
Castroneves’ arrival next year will coincide with the departure of the team’s regular full-season driver Jack Harvey, despite Meyer Shank expanding to two cars for the 2022 campaign.
“We wish Jack much success and we know he will continue to be a driver to watch,” said Meyer Shank co-owner Michael Shank.
“There are so many people around us that have given us the opportunity to expand to two full-season entries for next year,” he added. “My partner Jim Meyer and I have done this in a way that makes sense for us.
“I am very excited to have Helio onboard for the 2022 season and I think there will be a lot of excitement around our second driver when we make that announcement as well.”
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