Ferrucci, who moved to Sam Hunt Racing within the NASCAR Xfinity Collection for 2021, was a startlingly daring oval racer throughout his two seasons of IndyCar racing with Dale Coyne Racing, accumulating 4 fourth-place finishes, and solely dangerous luck prevented a possible victory at Gateway in 2019.
At Indy, he completed seventh in ’19, incomes himself the RotY award, and fourth in ’20.
Now Ferrucci is to return with the group owned by Bobby Rahal, David Letterman and Mike Lanigan, becoming a member of two-time and defending Indy 500 winner Takuma Sato, and Graham Rahal. He’ll carry main sponsorship from Hy-Vee, Inc., a grocery store chain with 275 retail shops throughout eight Midwestern states.
Hy-Vee may also again Graham Rahal’s entry at Street America and Gateway’s World Large Know-how Raceway.
Hy-Vee first joined the group as main sponsor of Rahal’s entry for Race 2 at Iowa final 12 months, a race through which he completed third, and was additionally main sponsor of Spencer Pigot within the Indy 500.
Randy Edeker, Hy-Vee’s chairman of the board, CEO and president, mentioned: “The thrill and power that the Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing group brings forth to our partnership is like none different. The group really cares about its followers identical to we care about our clients at Hy-Vee.
“Since signing on as a sponsor final 12 months, we’ve heard from individuals all around the nation about our involvement in racing. We all know we have now a implausible season arising that followers throughout the nation in addition to our workers will get pleasure from.”
Ferrucci, who will participate on this week’s two-day take a look at on the Speedway, commented: “I’m excited to be competing within the Indianapolis 500 with Hy-Vee and Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing. It’s a fantastic alternative and I can’t thank the group, house owners and companions sufficient for believing in me.
“I’m tremendous excited to start out spending a while on the store in Indianapolis and making ready for an unimaginable run this Could.”
Mentioned Bobby Rahal: “It’s nice to have Hy-Vee as a accomplice of our program once more. My household and I dwell within the Midwest and it’s thrilling to see Hy-Vee proceed to develop. The sense of satisfaction their workers have of their firm and what Hy-Vee does to help their native communities is inspiring and one thing that we work to emulate daily inside our group.
“We look ahead to creating particular moments for Hy-Vee clients and workers this season whereas selling the Hy-Vee model on a nationwide stage.”