Driver, Chip Ganassi Racing
Kyffin Simpson will make the jump to join the team’s NTT INDYCAR SERIES lineup for the complete 2024 season.
Simpson, who joined Chip Ganassi Racing as a development driver in May of 2022, competed in the INDY NXT by Firestone series for the past two seasons. This year, Simpson registered two top-three finishes in his sophomore campaign, standing on the podium at both Mid-Ohio and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course.
Racing in sports car competition this year, Simpson has captured victories at IMSA’s Twelve Hours of Sebring race (LMP2 class victory; P3 overall), European Le Mans Series’ 4 Hours of Le Castellet (LMP2 class victory; overall victory) and the Asian Le Mans Series’ 4 Hours of Dubai race (LMP2 class; overall victory).
The Cayman Islands native piloted an INDYCAR SERIES car for the first time in January of 2023 with Chip Ganassi Racing at a Sebring International Raceway test.
At 18 years old, Simpson is currently slated to be the youngest INDYCAR SERIES driver on the grid next season.
Before advancing to INDY NXT and sports car competition, Simpson won the 2021 Formula Regional Americas Championship after earning seven wins, two pole positions and 13 total podiums.
|Birthday:||October 9, 2004|