‘I’m so excited to be racing in Nashville,’ said Castroneves

Helio Castroneves will be a part of the sector for IndyCar’s inaugural Nashville road race this yr as a part of his six-race cope with Meyer Shank Racing. The Brazilian’s presence within the Music Metropolis GP will stand because the second race of his program with MSR, which is scheduled to start with the Indianapolis 500, after which comply with Nashville with begins on the IMS street course, Portland, Laguna Seca and Lengthy Seaside. Barber, which was on his originally-announced schedule, now not options.

“I’m so excited to be racing in Nashville,” mentioned Castroneves, who will carry Transcard backing for the occasion. “Will probably be the primary road course that I’ve competed on since 2017, however I actually love road programs. They carry a sure kind of pleasure that not many different tracks can do. And I couldn’t be happier to do that with Transcard on the No. 06. The Meyer Shank Racing crew and I’ll do every part to get the Transcard Honda on the highest of the rostrum on the finish of the weekend.”

Castroneves completed within the prime 10 at each road circuit throughout his last full IndyCar season with Staff Penske in 2017, and located his manner onto the rostrum twice – at Lengthy Seaside and Toronto – the yr prior.

“The race in Nashville will arms down be one of many greatest races that we compete on this yr,” mentioned MSR co-owner Mike Shank. “The occasion itself will give us a giant platform to symbolize Transcard effectively and in entrance of a really giant viewers of individuals. The race shall be Helio’s second one with us. Hopefully we shall be coming off of a giant and profitable month of Might in order that we are able to transfer into Nashville with some momentum.”