Andretti Autosport optimistic forward of Chadwick’s Indy Lights check
Andretti Autosport president J-F Thormann has been the driving drive behind the staff’s Indy Lights and Street To Indy packages for so long as the outfit has been concerned in junior open-wheel racing. Amongst the entire future stars who’ve labored their approach by means of their Indy Lights program, few have drawn as a lot consideration as W Collection champion Jamie Chadwick, who will conduct her first check for the staff on Wednesday in Sebring.
It’s solely a check at this stage, however Thormann hopes it results in one thing greater between the Andretti staff and the 24-year-old from England.
“It’s very cool, and we’re very pleased and proud that that her administration selected us to see what the Indy Lights automotive seems like,” Thormann instructed RACER. “In a way, I feel they finally noticed that we’re used to having girls drivers on our staff. We’ve had Danica , Simona , and Ana Beatriz race for us in IndyCar and that’s a part of our tradition that we’re happy with.
“I feel they notice we may very well be a reasonably respectable touchdown spot for them. And, and we’re trying ahead to it. We’ve heard a variety of good about her from the W Collection folks and a few drivers we all know who’ve stated she’s been unbelievable to work with.”
Thormann says Chadwick’s made a robust impression already throughout her time with the staff in Indianapolis for her seat becoming and preparation for the check. Selections on the place the connection may head will observe after the run on the outer loop of the famed Floridian highway course.
“We wish to simply see how the check goes, see how she feels concerning the automobiles, and go from there,” he stated. “They’re a step up from what she’s used to, which is sweet, since you wish to positively go up, after which there’ll be the entire oval factor, and so forth, however I feel she’s prepared for it. She got here in with a superb perspective, very sharp, very pleasant, saying hello to all people. And he or she’s enthusiastic about her check. We fell like she’s actually ready.”