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Luca Ghiotto Returns to Dale Coyne Racing for 2 races

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Former Formula 2 driver Luca Ghiotto is set to make a comeback in the NTT INDYCAR SERIES. He will be back behind the wheel of the No. 51 Dale Coyne Racing Honda for the next two rounds: the XPEL Grand Prix at Road America presented by AMR on June 9 and the Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey on June 23 at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca.

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Dale Coyne, the team owner, expressed confidence in Ghiotto’s abilities: “Luca made a good impression on us in his first races with the team. We look forward to having him back behind the wheel of our No. 51 car for the next two races.”

Luca Ghiotto’s Impressive Debut

Luca Ghiotto

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Ghiotto, a former Formula 2 driver, stepped into the No. 51 Honda at Barber Motorsports Park in April. Despite having no prior testing, he showcased remarkable adaptability and determination. His 21st-place finish in that race was a testament to his talent and ability to quickly acclimate to the series.

Following his debut, Luca Ghiotto continued to make strides. At the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course, he secured a 25th-place finish, demonstrating consistency and resilience. For a driver transitioning from the European racing scene to the competitive INDYCAR environment, these performances were commendable.

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What makes Ghiotto’s debut even more remarkable is his background in Formula 2. With seven career victories in that series, including a third-place finish in the FIA Formula 2 Championship standings, he brings a proven track record to the grid. Additionally, his role as a test and simulator driver for the Nissan Formula E team underscores his technical expertise and commitment to motorsport.

Dale Coyne Racing expressed confidence in Luca Ghiotto’s abilities, welcoming him back for the upcoming rounds at Road America and Laguna Seca. As fans eagerly anticipate his return, they can expect to witness a determined driver aiming to leave his mark in the INDYCAR paddock.

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I'm Moin Akhunji, a passionate sports writer renowned for my unique storytelling approach. My expertise spans across various sports, notably NASCAR, F1, and IndyCar. I hold a profound admiration for athletes like Chase Elliott and Dale Earnhardt Jr. When I'm not crafting articles, you'll likely find me trekking in the hills, indulging in my favorite hobby.
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