Rahal says new IndyCar aerokits mean RLLR needs new signing Sato

Graham Rahal has added two cars to his team for the 2018 Indy racing season due to issues involving the new aerokit. He has hired Japanese racer Takuma Sato looks forward to rejoining the RLLR after a five year absence that he believes helped him mature to become the winner of the Indy 500.

Key Takeaways:

  • Team expansion due tonew universal aerokit for 2018 has switched focus to downforce generated from underneath the car
  • 2nd car and 2nd racer needed with all the new aero and adjustments
  • Andretti eventually elected to stay with Honda, Sato had committed to a return to RLL and says it was an easy decision

“”It’s also a little bit strange because I feel I have gained a lot of experience, grown and have become a more mature driver than I was in 2012.””