Former IndyCar driver Dario Franchitti to drive Chevrolet tempo vehicle at Indy 500: Franchitti created the announcement Tuesday

Franchitti produced the announcement Tuesday

By: Autoweek Personnel on March 25, 2014

He'll drive a Camaro Z28.

LAT PHOTOGRAPHIC – Dario Franchitti, proven driving in the IndyCar Series final yr, retired from the sport after a crash last season. This year, he will drive the speed automobile for the Indy 500.

Dario Franchitti apparently has a new work: Indianapolis 500 tempo vehicle driver.

Franchitti confirmed that news, along with his new part with Target Chip Ganassi Racing, in the course of a Tuesday morning segment on ABC’s “Good Morning America.” The section ran at 8:fifty 5 a.m. Eastern.

Franchitti retired from the IndyCar Series following his Oct. 6 crash at the finish of the Houston race. He suffered a concussion, a fractured ankle and spinal fractures.

Right after currently being a Honda driver for 9 of the past 10 500s, Franchitti will drive a Chevrolet Camaro to tempo the field.

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