Beatriz's drive in No. 18 Dale Coyne Racing car extended
Apr 3, 2013
Dale Coyne Racing announced that Ana Beatriz will be in the driver’s seat of the No. 18 Honda-powered car this weekend at Barber Motorsports Park and through the 97th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race.
“I am very excited to be back and race at Barber and Long Beach,” said Beatriz, who will mark her 25th IZOD IndyCar Series start in the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama. “I didn’t think I would be back in a car until Brazil, but I want to thank Ipiranga and Dale for making it possible for me to drive full time through Indianapolis.
"We didn’t have the finish we would have liked to in St. Petersburg, but I am confident that we can get a better finish for the No. 18 Dale Coyne Racing Honda at Barber this weekend.”
The team also announced that Justin Wilson's No. 19 car will carry the color and markings of the Boy Scouts of America for the rest of the season. Wilson, who finished ninth in the season opener, is looking forward to carry on the tradition Dale and Gail Coyne started four years ago with the Boy Scouts of America partnership.
“This is a real honor for me to be representing the Boy Scouts of America,” said Wilson, who is in his second consecutive season with Dale Coyne Racing. “I was never a Boy Scout, but the scouts did have their start back in England where I am originally from. I’m looking forward to working with the local scouts at the races and hopefully bringing them a win this year.”