(About his approach to 2017): "For me, it was looking at everything you've learned over the previous five seasons and applying it in the right way. You don't want to overdrive it, you don't want to grab it by the neck. Sometimes you just have to find the right places to push it."
Carlin has been a fixture in the motorsports industry for nearly 20 years and has been a major factor in developing some of today’s most accomplished drivers in the world.
The team currently competes in the Verizon IndyCar Series, Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires, FIA Formula 2 Championship, FIA Formula Three European Championship, EuroFormula Open and the BRDC British F3 Championship.
Overall, Carlin has 24 championship titles and more than 380 victories, including wins in series in Indy Lights, Formula 3, GP2, Porsche Supercup and championships in Indy Lights, Formula 4, FIA Formula 3 and Formula 3.5 World Series by Renault. It became the first British team to win in America, claiming the Indy Lights team and driver titles in 2016.
Some of today’s most successful drivers have passed through the doors of Carlin, including racers in Formula 1, INDYCAR, WTCC and DTM. Among the drivers the team count as alumni are Josef Newgarden, Will Power, Takuma Sato, Sebastian Vettel, Nico Rosberg and Daniel Ricciardo. Nearly half the current Verizon IndyCar Series field has raced for Carlin at some point in their career.
Carlin’s Verizon IndyCar Series effort, which make its series debut with a two-car entry for Max Chilton and Charlie Kimball in 2018, and the Indy Lights program is based out of the team’s U.S. race shop in Delray Beach, Florida. Carlin’s UK race facility is located in Farnham, Surrey.