In the latest installment of “what’s Michael Andretti thinking?” Switzerland’s own Simona de Silvestro has been named driver of Andretti Autosport’s fourth humpback Honda, at least for the season opener at St. Pete. The Swiss Miss has been desirous of a comeback for months, publicly saying leaving IndyCar and testing in F1 last year was a mistake. Her wish now granted, she’ll test the tri-plane inspired, cheese grater appearing Honda aero kits for the first time on March 16-17 at Barber.
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The talented twenty six year old from Thune has no IndyCar wins through four seasons, though she was on a bit of a hot streak in her last several races. Continue reading →
The silly season rumor mill has been working overtime lately as IndyCar’s game of musical seats cranks back to life. Since saying a week ago she’d made a mistake in leaving and wanted to come back to IndyCar with all forgiven, Simona de Silvestro’s been a hot um, topic. Speculation has swirled as many wondered where the twenty six year old from Thun, Switzerland might end up if indeed the jilted series were to take her back with open arms.