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St. Pete

Team Manager Mitch Davis on St. Pete: “After a productive Open Test at Barber Motorsports Park, we’re in a great spot heading into the IZOD IndyCar Series season-opener on the streets of St. Petersburg. Graham did a great job and Charlie learned a lot. We’re looking forward to getting the No. 38 Service Central Honda Dallara and the No. 83 Levemir and NovoLog FlexPen Honda Dallara to the track.”

Charlie Kimball and the No. 83 Novo Nordisk Team

Drive the Switch: Kimball kicks off Drive the Switch, a national campaign for Novo Nordisk on options for insulin delivery. He'll be at USF's Morsani Center for Advanced Healthcare in Tampa on Wednesday, March 23rd from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., with Dr. Henry Rodriguez, medical director of the USF Diabetes Center. Fans can meet Kimball and sign a replica of the No. 83 Levemir and NovoLog FlexPen Honda Dallara.

Barber Open Test Recap: Day one of testing at Barber Motorsports Park, Kimball turned 45 laps in the No. 83 Levemir and NovoLog FlexPen Honda Dallara with a best time of 1:13:48. Day two of testing, Kimball turned 44 laps with a best time of 1:13:33.

Kimball on Barber Open Test: “It was another productive day for Novo Nordisk Chip Ganassi Racing. We ran a lot of miles, made a lot of changes today and continued to make progress in the No. 83 Levemir and NovoLog FlexPen Honda. We’re ready to head to St. Pete.”

Charlie Kimball, the Rookie: Kimball enters the 2011 IZOD IndyCar Series season as a Rookie with Novo Nordisk Chip Ganassi Racing. He will drive the No. 83 Levemir and NovoLog FlexPen Honda Dallara.

Firsts for Kimball: Kimball is the first driver in the history in INDYCAR with Type 1 Diabetes and will make his debut in the IICS with a new team, Novo Nordisk Chip Ganassi Racing.

-source: ck/cgr

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