INDYCAR: ROSSI'S NEXT ADVENTURE? DAYTONA

January 24, 2019

The Adventures of Alexander Rossi continue this weekend with the Rolex 24 at Daytona endurance sports car race.

The 2018 NTT IndyCar Series championship runner-up for Andretti Autosport, Rossi makes his debut with Acura Team Penske as a co-driver with three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves and sports car standout Ricky Taylor in the No. 7 Daytona Prototype International (DPi) class. Simon Pagenaud, the 2016 NTT IndyCar Series champion, joins two-time Indy 500 winner Juan Pablo Montoya and Dane Cameron in Team Penske’s sister No. 6 entry for the 24-hour event that serves as the traditional kickoff to the North American motorsports season.

Rossi, who will become the 100th driver to race for Roger Penske across all series, replaced another INDYCAR driver, Graham Rahal of Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing as the third driver in the No. 7 for the endurance events in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. And as with the foray he made in November at the SCORE Baja 1000, the sports car opportunity is a result of...

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