Ericsson “still a little bit p****d off about the ending” around 2022 IndyCar title defeat

In the spherical-up: Indianapolis five hundred winner Marcus Ericsson admits the conditions of his IndyCar title defeat past 12 months even now rankle with him.

In briefIndy five hundred winner rues IndyCar title decline

Chip Ganassi Racing’s Ericsson claims he is even now “a little bit pissed off” about how he skipped out on the 2022 IndyCar title soon after profitable past year’s double-details Indianapolis five hundred.

He used much more than a 3rd of the year as championship chief, and went into the year finale at Laguna Seca as a contender, but dropped to sixth in the closing standings soon after coming eighth in the selecting race.

“I’m even now a little bit pissed off about the ending of past 12 months due to the fact I felt we had been obtaining a truly robust 12 months, then the past a few races or so we just fell off a minor little bit. That was disappointing,” reported Ericsson.

“But it is offered me a ton of inspiration to get the job done really hard in the off-year to try out and be far better this 12 months. It is undoubtedly our target to try out and get that championship this 12 months.”

Ericsson also commented how his annoyance in element stemmed from the ailment of the Laguna Seca observe surface area, which is remaining repaved for 2023.

“Last 12 months when we had been there, we had been in essence driving rain traces, heading exterior the typical racing line attempting to discover grip. I believe it was entertaining to enjoy in some methods due to the fact it was pretty tough to generate. But the driving practical experience was not the ideal I uncovered due to the fact it was just so very low grip.”

IndyCar reveals new Health-related Device

IndyCar will convey a new cellular professional medical facility to races this year, with it remaining utilized for the to start with time at this week’s pre-year take a look at at The Thermal Club.

Formerly, IndyCar experienced put together a cellular device with observe services, but now will count much more on its have travelling basic safety infrastructure.

The cellular device will have “four useful spots, a single with two clinic beds” and will incorporate “portable X-ray equipment, a resuscitation cart and assorted orthopaedic treatment supplies”. From within just the cellular device, medical professionals and nurses will be ready to enjoy the on-observe motion by using online video. IndyCar’s announcement of the new device also talked about that the device will be ready to treatment for all customers of the paddock, not just the motorists.

Jenzer to operate Barnard in Formulation three

ADAC Formulation four runner-up Taylor Barnard will race for Jenzer Motorsport in his rookie FIA Formulation three year this 12 months.

The eighteen-12 months-previous was declared past thirty day period by his F4 workforce PHM Racing that he would be stepping up to F3, but alternatively than racing for the German workforce as he moves up the solitary-seater ladder he will rather generate for its spouse workforce Jenzer.

Barnard has began 2023 in spectacular design with PHM, racing in the Formulation Regional Center East championship. He is now next in the standings and has previously gained a race.

Social media

Noteworthy posts from Twitter, Instagram and much more:


I have taken the choice to go away Ferrari

Individually I’m grateful for the time, professional and laps shared jointly in Maranello. Symbolizing Ferrari has been a honour! Grazie Tutti

My subsequent chapter is commencing imminently 🔜

— Brendon Leigh (@BrendonLeigh72) January 31, 2023

Like the great previous times. This is amazing

— Tony Kanaan (@TonyKanaan) January 31, 2023

By the way @mitchevans_, I consider I owe you a beer 😬

— Jake Hughes (@JakeHughesRace) January 31, 2023

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Remark of the working day

Haas are to start with to expose their 2023 livery, but will a revised driver line-up and a funding strengthen from a new title sponsor be ample to eventually make the workforce a podium contender?

The dilemma with Haas is that they are clueless about how to establish a vehicle around the year. They really do not truly layout or make their have cars and trucks, so they are usually heading to go backwards as the year progresses.

Obtaining an professional driver line-up is not heading to assistance them all that a great deal in that regard. They’ll discover the appropriate route, but be not able to supply on people updates. So, I really do not assume Haas to choose a action ahead subsequent year. Confident, the Hulk will get in much more details, but I really do not see them beating Alpha Tauri, Aston, Mclaren or Alpine.

Their only hope to do well is to duplicate the 2022 Ferrari and maintain that benefit heading for as prolonged as they can. AKA the 2018 Haas year.. their most profitable to day.Todfod

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