Young Europeans Jordan King and Rene Binder landed to IndyCar Series
Two young European drivers will fulfill the Indy Car Series grid in 2018. The 23-year-old Brit Jordan King will drive the #20 Fuzzy’s Ultra Premium Vodka Chevrolet for Ed Carpenter Racing in eleven road- and street-course races, sharing a car with team owner Ed Carpenter.
On the other side, Juncos Racing has announced that the 26-year-old Austrian Rene Binder will drive their #32 Chevrolet in four races. The other driver who was earlier confirmed for the #32 car is Kyle Kaiser, who will drive for Juncos Racing at Indianapolis 500.
Jordan King spent two seasons (2015, 2016) in the GP2 Series with Racing Engineering and then joined MP Motorsport in the FIA Formula 2 Championship in 2017. Earlier in a career, he gained some success in Formula 3, participating two seasons in the European F3 Championship and winning the British F3 Championship in 2013 with Carlin.
Rene Binder spent the last two seasons in the Formula V8 3.5, driving for Lotus and scoring four wins in 2017. Earlier in a career, he spent three seasons in the GP2 Series and three seasons in the German F3 Championship.
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