Kevin and Curt discuss Romain Grosjean and Jimmie Johnson’s test at IMS, talk to Indy Lights champ Kyle Kirkwood
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Tonight on Trackside, Kevin Lee and Curt Cavin hear from Romain Grosjean and Jimmie Johnson after both participated in the Rookie Orientation Program for the Indianapolis 500 last week. They break down how both fared in their first time in an IndyCar on the IMS oval, and the hurdles to Johnson participating in next year’s Indy 500 for Chip Ganassi Racing. Now that Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing and Jack Harvey have confirmed their partnership for 2022 and beyond, the guys look at the remaining seats to be filled for next season. Later, they talk about the Andretti to Formula 1 rumors that have intensified and whether or not Colton Herta could be in F1 in 2022.
In the second hour, Kevin and Curt discuss USAC exec Levi Jones being named director of Indy Lights, the upcoming Indy Lights test for Ernie Francis Jr., and the potential future of autonomous racing. Towards the end of the show, we visit with new Indy Lights champion Kyle Kirkwood to hear about his future IndyCar plans and the process of moving up in the Road to Indy ladder.
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