By: Spencer Neff
December 24, 2019 | 4:06 PM
After making three starts during their debut season in 2019, DragonSpeed announced plans for a six-race schedule in 2020 on Tuesday.
In the announcement, the team named St. Petersburg, Long Beach, the 104th Indianapolis 500 (Indianapolis Motor Speedway), Texas Motor Speedway, the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course and WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca as their planned entries.
At this time, a driver for the entry has yet to be named.
Last year, Team Owner Elton Julian entered the NTT IndyCar Series for three races. Although the team did not run Road America or Mid-Ohio as previously intended, they were able to have some solid runs.
In his debut, driver Ben Hanley notched his best career start and finish. After qualifying a surprising 12th at St. Petersburg, Hanely went on to finish 18th.
Three weeks later at Barber Motorsports Park, the Manchester, England native started 24th and finished 21st.
Making their first IndyCar appearance on an oval, Hanley qualified 27th for the Indianapolis 500 on May 26.
After 54 laps, mechanical issues knocked them out of the race as they settled for a 32nd place finish.
In addition, a sponsor will be announced after the new year, per the team’s tweet making the announcement.
With several teams rooted in sports car racing opting to give IndyCar a shot, DragonSpeed will look to continue the foundation from their inaugural campaign.
Header Image By Joe Sikibinski