Drivers and teams get in final testing of year in Fontana

Drivers participating in a Chevrolet day Dec. 3 at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif., include reigning series champion Ryan Hunter-Reay and Marco Andretti of Andretti Autosport, championship runner-up Will Power and Helio Castroneves of Team Penske, Sebastien Bourdais of Dragon Racing and Ed Carpenter of Ed Carpenter Racing.

Ryan Hunter-Reay, Andretti Autosport Chevrolet and James Hinchcliffe, Andretti Autosport Chevrolet
Ryan Hunter-Reay, Andretti Autosport Chevrolet and James Hinchcliffe, Andretti Autosport Chevrolet

Photo by: Eric Gilbert

Fifteen drivers are scheduled to be on the Sebring International Raceway short course either on Dec. 12 or 13 or both, including Hunter-Reay and teammate James Hinchcliffe, Power and Castroneves, Scott Dixon and Chip Ganassi Racing teammate Charlie Kimball, Tony Kanaan and Simona de Silvestro of KV Racing Technology, Josef Newgarden of Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing, JR Hildebrand of Panther Racing, Oriol Servia of Panther/Dreyer & Reinbold Racing, Alex Tagliani of Barracuda Racing, Simon Pagenaud of Sam Schmidt Motorsports, A.J. Foyt Racing with a driver to be named, and Graham Rahal of Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing.

Pagenaud tested Nov. 26 at Barber Motorsports Park, but the scheduled Nov. 27 date at Barber that included Rahal was rained out. Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing will make up the date Dec. 11 at Sebring.

The testing window re-opens Jan. 5, 2013. INDYCAR will announce its Open Tests schedule soon.


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Series IndyCar
Drivers Sarah Fisher , Helio Castroneves , Alex Tagliani , Scott Dixon , Tony Kanaan , Oriol Servia , Graham Rahal , Sam Schmidt , Ryan Hunter-Reay , Sébastien Bourdais , Charlie Kimball , Marco Andretti , Chip Ganassi , Eric Gilbert , Will Power , Simon Pagenaud , James Hinchcliffe , Simona de Silvestro , A.J. Foyt , Josef Newgarden , Ed Carpenter
Teams Andretti Autosport , Panther Racing , Team Penske , Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing , Chip Ganassi Racing , KV Racing Technology , Dragon Racing
Article type Preview
Tags bourdais, carpenter, castroneves, chevrolet, dixon, ganassi, hildbrand, hinchcliffe, hunter-reay, indycar, kanaan, kimball, newgarden, pagenaud, power, rahal, sebring, servia, silestro, tagliani, texas