Their work of management in Formula E and its emergence punctual at the appointment opening of the IndyCar Series in St. Petersburg with the team Penske will not be the only two projects that will have Oriol Servià in the season 2016. After being confirmed as third driver of the formation of Sam Schmidt, Oriol Servià will play the 100th edition of the 500 Miles of Indianapolis. The Catalan driver will play for the eighth time in the test’s most important and charismatic of the calendar of the IndyCar series and will at the controls of one of the cars with engine Honda of Schmidt Peterson Motorsport.
For its eighth appearance in one of the races most famous in the world, Oriol Servià will form a team with Mikhail Aleshin and James Hinchcliffe, canadian rider who already shared a job with Servià in the 2011 season on the team Newman/Haas. All in all, the Spanish will play this race with the race car with the number 77, which as a curiosity will be in competition thanks to the collaboration of Schmidt Peterson Motorsport and Marotti Racing it has been possible to crystallize thanks to the initiative of a pastor religious that I wanted to have a car in the race in the 100th edition of the 500 Miles of Indianapolis.
“I Am delighted to have this opportunity. The 500 miles this year, the edition 100, will be the most special of our era, perhaps the most special of the story, and I wanted to make sure that it would be on a team that could give me a program to fight for the victory. I have no doubt that, along with PMS and Honda, we can try” has stated Oriol Servià. One of their major strengths will be their experience in this race, , which has a fourth place as best result. It was in the 2012 season with the team Panther/Dreyer & Reinbold Racing.