This will mark Chilton’s sixth season in the NTT IndyCar Series, and his fourth with the Carlin team after spending the first two years of his IndyCar career with Chip Ganassi Racing.
Former Formula 1 driver cut his IndyCar program in 2019 after failing to qualify for the Indy 500, eliminating the rest of the ovals from his program.
Then last winter, the Brit decided he preferred to stay away from all ovals exclude the Indianapolis 500, which it considers a speedway event “done right”, as there are several days of testing, allowing the driver to be methodical in his build-up of speed.
Chilton will continue with this program for 2021, adding the Indy 500 to the 13 road and road races on the IndyCar program this year.
“It’s really exciting to be back with Carlin,” Chilton said. “I know I say this every year, but I think we learned a lot last year. Last year was a huge challenge, probably more demanding than our first year if I have to be honest because it was our first year where we only raced as a single seater.
“Even as the world was, we did very few tests and everything from a logistical and organizational point of view was …
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