It has been rumored for several months that Hideki Mutoh would be competing with Newman Haas Lanigan Racing in 2010, but it has also been rumored in recent weeks that the NHLR team might not be around much longer. Fortunately, the former rumor has panned out.

Hideki Mutoh has confirmed his long anticipated switch to Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing for this year's IndyCar Series.
The 27-year-old Japanese driver spent the first two years of his IndyCar career with Andretti Green.

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