The newly shaped Andretti Cape Indy NXT alliance will see Cape Motorsports, based by brothers Dominic and Nicholas Cape in 2001, obtain engineering and operational assist from Andretti, five-time champions within the sequence since 2005. The mannequin will mirror that of Andretti’s IndyCar Sequence partnership with Meyer Shank Racing.
Cape Motorsports have lengthy been considered one of many powerhouse squads within the junior components stage, having received 14 championships, together with an IMSA Prototype Problem title in 2006. The group opted to compete in Indy NXT final yr, which marked the primary time they have been a part of the sequence since 2010 once they partnered with Wayne Taylor Racing and featured Gustavo Yacamán behind the wheel.
“We’ve recognized Dominic and Nicholas Cape for years by junior formulation and have at all times been impressed by their efficiency,” mentioned Andretti World President J-F Thormann.
“They’ve constructed a small, however mighty group recording many wins and championships and we’re very completely satisfied to hitch forces on this Indy NXT effort. Coming collectively to deliver two automobiles to the grid will assist preserve power for the game and is a testomony to our dedication to driver improvement.”
Dominic Cape, President of Cape Motorsports, added: “Each Nicholas and I are thrilled to be forming an alliance with Andretti World. We had been speaking to JF for some time about this mission and it’s thrilling to see all of it come collectively. It’s really an honor to be forming an alliance with a reputation like Andretti, the group has an incredible racing pedigree. Our core values stay the identical and we proceed to attempt for victories, our dedication to the drivers, championships and workers stays unwavering; we’re right here to race, develop drivers and hold successful.”
The 2024 season will start with the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg March 8-10.
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