Talks between Formula 1 team Ferrari and the IndyCar Series have taken place, according to Roger Penske.
IndyCar owner Penske has welcomed the discussions with the Scuderia, telling SiriusXM radio that Ferrari involvement would be good for the series.
“Obviously we’re looking at potentially adding other manufacturers," said Penske.
“You probably heard it, there’s been discussions with Ferrari, [who] might be interested in joining the series, coming in 2022 when we have the new engine rules, and that would be a great asset to have a third manufacturer in the series.”
With Formula 1 introducing a budget cap for 2021, starting at $145million but continually reducing, Ferrari have been looking at ways of redistributing their workforce, rather than letting them go. IndyCar appears to meet this objective.
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