Kimball Lands Full-Time IndyCar Drive
January 22, 2020 – Charlie Kimball and A.J. Foyt Racing have announced that Kimball will drive the team’s No.4 Chevrolet for the full 2020 NTT IndyCar Series season. Kimball returns to full-time racing after running a seven-race program last year with Carlin.
“I’m excited and honored to join AJ Foyt Racing and be a part of a team that has such deep roots in history at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and IndyCar,” said Kimball. “Continuing the partnership with Novo Nordisk [Kimball’s long-time primary sponsor] is also special since they have been an integral part of my career since I was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. I’m more motivated than ever to work with the team to succeed at every IndyCar race in 2020. Thank you to AJ Foyt Racing, Novo Nordisk and our other partners for this opportunity.”
Foyt team president Larry Foyt echoed the team’s excitement for 2020. “Charlie brings a great deal of experience and skill to the team,” Foyt said. “He is motivated to show what he can do behind the wheel, and his recent experience of helping develop cars will be beneficial as we work to get the 4 car moving up the grid.”
Kimball, who is managed by Jason Fulk, takes the grid with AJ Foyt Racing for the first time at the upcoming test at Circuit of the Americas on February 11.
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