Newly crowned IndyCar champion Simon Pagenaud is the latest online driving instructor for SAFEisFAST.com.
The French driver races for Team Penske and scored five victories and seven pole positions on his way to his first IndyCar title earlier this year. Pagenaud entered the series in 2011 and has raced for four teams, winning the Rookie of the Year title in 2012.
Skip Barber Contest Winner
Congratulations to Devin McCaffrey on winning the Skip Barber Racing School competition, with a prize of a three-day course worth over $5,000 at the world-renowned racing academy.
He answered three questions correctly to go in the hat for this amazing prize and will now participate on the Skip Barber course at a track of his choosing. An SCCA Novice Competition License is available at the end of the three days.
MAX CRAWFORD AND COMPANY JOIN ONROAK AUTOMOTIVE
Autosport reports that Crawford Motorsport, builder of the U.S. Formula 4 chassis, has been acquired by Ligier constructor Onroak Automotive to be its North American operations arm with Max Crawford as general manager.
The Crawford facility in Denver, N.C., will become the service base for Ligier LMP2, P3 and Group CN racecars on this side of the pond.
Onroak, with shops at Circuit de Nevers Magny Cours in central France, is part of Evergreen, formerly JN Holding, which includes French constructor Mygale, the OAK Racing team, engine builder Sodemo and Italian-based carbon specialist HP Composites, plus Lotus and Morgan distributor Marcassus Sport.
Evergreen president and Onroak founder Jacques Nicolet said: “Since 2014, we’ve been looking for the right place, but mostly the right people, to base our activity in the USA.
“Onroak Automotive will pursue the development of the existing Crawford F4 program in the USA and will establish its sales and support services for its range of prototypes for the North American market.”
Crawford Composites, separate from the motorsports division, provides products for the motorsports, military, automotive, manufacturing, aerospace and, yes, the music industries.
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