The intrepid Curt Cavin notes that Will Power's 5th place finish at Indianapolis has been enough to earn him some more races.
Team Penske owner Roger Penske said today that he will field the Australian driver in more races this IndyCar Series season, but not at this weekend’s event in Milwaukee.Note that Power currently sits 8th in championship points despite not racing at Kansas. This is pretty amazing, although he has a teammate (Julio Something-or-other) who also missed a race but is 2nd in the points.
“We can’t do that,” Penske said as his primary driver, Helio Castroneves, was being photographed with his winning car at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. “But we’re going to run him more.
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Also, if Team Penske is set to enter Will Power for even a few races, that would seem to take him out of the running for replacing Vitor Meira at Foyt Enterprises, right?