Pietro Fittipaldi made his return to the Verizon IndyCar Series last weekend at Mid-Ohio after a near-three month recovery period after a crash at Spa-Francorchamps. The Dale Coyne driver finished twenty-third.
Elton Julian, team boss of Endurance racing team DragonSpeed, has stated that he intends for his team to enter the Verizon IndyCar Series in 2019. The American told RACER that he is working on building an entry for a part-time schedule.
Michael Shank Racing has announced that they have welcomed Jim Meyer as their new co-owner and will subsequently rebrand to become Meyer Shank Racing for the remainder of the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series.