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Marcus Ericsson Joining Andretti in 2024

2022 Indianapolis 500 winner Marcus Ericsson will join Andretti Autosport in the NTT IndyCar Series beginning in 2024, the team announced Aug. 23.

Following the 2023 season, Ericsson will depart from Chip Ganassi Racing, where he has spent four of his five seasons in the series.

“I’m very happy and proud to be joining Andretti Autosport next season,” Ericsson said in a team release. “Andretti is one of the most legendary names in motorsports, so it is definitely a dream come true for me to join this team. I want to thank Michael [Andretti] and Dan [Towriss] for putting their trust in me and I can’t wait to get to know everyone in the organization.

“It’s a very exciting new chapter in my career and I’m really looking forward to getting to work achieving our goals together. Exciting times are ahead and I’m thankful for this opportunity.” 

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In 77 IndyCar starts, the 32-year-old has recorded four wins and 10 podium finishes. He won this season’s opener at St. Petersburg and has earned three podium results, including a runner-up in the Indianapolis 500.

With three races remaining in the season, he’s sixth in points.

The Swedish driver joins Colton Herta and Kyle Kirkwood as confirmed drivers for Andretti’s lineup. Ericsson’s number and sponsors will be revealed at a later date.

Ericsson’s replacement at CGR has not been announced.

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Luken Glover arrived on the Frontstretch scene in 2020. He has been an avid NASCAR fan for the majority of his life, following in the footsteps of his grandfather, who used to help former team owner Junie Donlavey in his garage. Glover covers news for the site and took over "The Underdog House" column in 2021. In addition to being a college junior, his hobbies include volunteering at church, playing basketball and tennis, racing go-karts, and helping at his high school alma mater.

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