Romain Grosjean to Drive No. 77 Car with Phoenix-Inspired Livery in 2024 Indy 500

Romain Grosjean will drive the No. 77 car with a phoenix-inspired livery design in the 108th Indianapolis 500 on May 26, 2024. The 37-year-old Swiss driver will compete for Juncos Hollinger Racing, marking his third start in the iconic race.

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Romain Grosjean to Drive No. 77 Car with Phoenix-Inspired Livery in 2024 Indy 500

Romain Grosjean to Drive No. 77 Car with Phoenix-Inspired Livery in 2024 Indy 500

Romain Grosjean, also known as "The Phoenix," will drive the No. 77 car with a unique phoenix-inspired livery design in the 108th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Presented by Gainbridge on May 26, 2024. This will mark Grosjean's third start in the iconic race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

The 37-year-old driver from Switzerland will compete for Juncos Hollinger Racing, using a Honda engine. Grosjean's best Indy 500 finish to date is 30th, which he achieved in 2023. The livery design reflects Grosjean's persona, symbolizing his resilience and determination after a serious accident in the 2020 Bahrain Grand Prix.

Grosjean explained the significance of the phoenix livery, saying, "The Phoenix is how you take a bad experience and turn it into a good experience... Just because you go through something brutal, it doesn't mean that you can't come back from it, rise from it, and reach a better level." know, drivers, teams

Juncos Hollinger Racing has designed unique liveries for both of their entries in the 2024 Indianapolis 500. Grosjean's teammate, Agustin Canapino, will drive the No. 78 car with a titan-inspired livery design, reflecting his persona as "The Titan." Both liveries showcase the drivers' personalities while staying true to the team's recognizable branding and colorway.

The 108th Indianapolis 500 will feature 34 drivers competing for 33 spots on the starting grid. The race, consisting of 200 laps on the 2.5-mile oval track, will have representation from fourteen countries, with thirteen drivers hailing from the United States. Eight former Indy 500 winners are set to compete, including Helio Castroneves, Scott Dixon, and Alexander Rossi. Seven rookies will also participate, such as Nolan Siegel, Kyffin Simpson, and Marcus Armstrong.

Juncos Hollinger Racing, the Indianapolis-based motorsport team co-owned by Ricardo Juncos and Brad Hollinger, fields two entries in the NTT INDYCAR SERIES and will also compete in the INDY NXT by Firestone series in 2024. The 2024 Indianapolis 500 will take place on May 26, with coverage starting on May 14. The race will be broadcast on NBC, Universo, and Peacock at 11am ET. eyes run

Key Takeaways

  • Romain Grosjean to drive No. 77 car with phoenix-inspired livery in 2024 Indy 500.
  • Grosjean's third Indy 500 start, competing for Juncos Hollinger Racing with a Honda engine.
  • Phoenix livery symbolizes Grosjean's resilience after 2020 Bahrain Grand Prix accident.
  • Juncos Hollinger Racing fields two entries, with Agustin Canapino driving No. 78 car with titan-inspired livery.
  • 2024 Indy 500 features 34 drivers, 8 former winners, and 7 rookies, on May 26, 2024.