Grosjean in talks with IndyCar teams after Haas F1 exit

Jonathan Noble
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The Frenchman, who is not being retained by Haas for next year, has previously been reluctant to switch to IndyCar because he was not too eager to race on ovals.

However, with the series only featuring four oval races next year – the Indy 500, the Texas double-header and Gateway – he says the make-up of the 2021 schedule is attractive to him.

“It is an option,” said Grosjean. “And if I'm brutally honest, I haven't been sleeping very well for the last two weeks. It's a tough year for the world, for the economy, so it's not a good year to be out of contract, and out of the sport that you are in.

“So yes, I've been looking at IndyCar. I've had some contacts and some good ones. And I kind of regret I didn't check the calendar earlier, that there were only two speedways and one short track in terms of ovals. But it's not over. And it's something that I would consider.”

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