Zachary Claman De Melo1998-04-20 (age 21)
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Zachary Claman de Melo, who competed in nine IndyCar races for Dale Coyne Racing this year, will return to Indy Lights next season to race for Belardi Auto Racing.
2018 IndyCar part-timer Zachary Claman DeMelo will step back to Indy Lights to test for Belardi Auto Racing next week, while graduates and newcomers will appear in all three RTI categories.
Indy Lights graduate Zachary Claman De Melo will replace the injured Pietro Fittipaldi for this weekend’s IndyCar race on the Indianapolis road course.
Zachary Claman De Melo has been confirmed as sharing the #19 Dale Coyne Racing-Honda with Pietro Fittipaldi this season, carrying Paysafe sponsorship.
Race engineer for the #19 Dale Coyne Racing entry, Michael Cannon, says Pietro Fittipaldi is adapting to the demands of IndyCar “like a true professional,” mid-way through just his second day of testing.
Dale Coyne has sought to clarify the situation regarding who will partner Sebastien Bourdais in the second DCR-Honda car in 2018.
Zachary Claman DeMelo who is making his IndyCar debut this weekend at Sonoma says he would be prepared to return to Indy Lights if he can’t work out an IndyCar deal for 2018.
Indy Lights race winner Zachary Claman De Melo is likely to race a second Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing-Honda in IndyCar’s season finale at Sonoma Raceway.
Colton Herta put Andretti Steinbrenner Racing on pole at Iowa Speedway, outpacing Carlin Racing’s Zachary Claman De Melo by just under 0.4mph.
Nico Jamin, Zachary Claman DeMelo, Matheus Leist and Dalton Kellett are set to test for Andretti Autosport and Schmidt Peterson Motorsports in Wednesday’s team test at Road America.
The grids have been set for the heat races in the Sofina Foods US Open Karting Championship presented by FIKSE Wheels, following qualifying in the US Open at Las Vegas. Cody Schindel reports.
Jack Harvey and Zacharay Claman De Melo will test Schmidt Peterson Motorsports-Hondas in tomorrow’s IndyCar test at Mid-Ohio.