Chip Ganassi Racing has chosen to elevate Kyffin Simpson to the NTT IndyCar Series in a fifth Honda-powered entry.
Driving for the back-to-back champions at HMD Motorsports since the middle of 2022, the 18-year-old from the Cayman Islands trained in the Indy NXT series where he placed second at Mid-Ohio and third on the Indianapolis road course on the way to finishing 10th in the 2023 championship. Under Ganassi’s direction, Simpson also races in the European Le Mans Series where he and his LMP2 teammates have won a race and hold second in the standings.
“It’s been incredible working with Chip Ganassi Racing as their development driver over the last couple years and I’ve been able to learn so much,” Simpson said. “I am very excited to be making the next step to IndyCar with this team. I had a great time at the test and I can’t wait to get back in the car.
“It’s been my dream to race in the NTT IndyCar Series and it’s an honor to make it happe