Askew rejoins Andretti Autosport for System E
Oliver Askew is returning to the staff the place he gained the Indy Lights title in 2019 after being signed by Andretti Autosport to finish its FIA ABB System E roster. The Floridian joins Briton Jake Dennis for his first season of worldwide competitors within the all-electric open-wheel collection.
“We’re glad to welcome Oliver again to the Andretti household to spherical out our System E driver line-up,” stated Avalanche Andretti Autosport proprietor Michael Andretti. “We had lots of success with Oliver again in 2019 when he gained the Indy Lights Championship with us and we’re trying ahead to introducing him to System E. He’s a tough employee and races sensible, we’re assured he’ll apply that to this new alternative. We’re additionally fairly excited to have the ability to area the primary full-time American driver in such an thrilling, worldwide collection.”
For Askew, who spent the final two years competing throughout the NTT IndyCar Collection and IMSA’s WeatherTech SportsCar Championship the place he anchored the class-winning LMP3 entry on the Rolex 24 At Daytona, the transfer to System E offers a possibility to exhibit his expertise in a deep and numerous expertise pool.
“I’m past excited to return residence and be part of Andretti Autosport full time once more for the 2022 ABB FIA System E World Championship,” Askew stated. “I think about Andretti Autosport household and to have the ability to assault this chapter in my profession with them means greater than phrases can describe. To have a companion like Avalanche with us couldn’t be a extra excellent match. Being the one confirmed driver to symbolize the USA in System E is one thing I’m very happy with. I sit up for attending to work as quickly as potential.”