The 37-year-old Swiss-born Frenchman shared the most recent replace by way of social media, with a press release that additionally acknowledged his departure from the workforce, which not too long ago grew to become often known as Andretti International.
The assertion learn:
“I loved working with the IndyCar workforce at Andretti Autosport, and am pleased with the successes we shared via two seasons. I’m grateful for the various friendships developed on the highest degree of American open-wheel racing.
“I had anticipated to proceed racing with the tremendous folks of Andretti Autosport within the coming years. I’m upset that isn’t being fulfilled, and want Andretti workforce members nicely. I’m pursuing different choices to proceed my IndyCar profession in pursuit of excellence.
“I’ve commenced an arbitration continuing in Indiana towards Andretti Autosport, looking for to guard my rights. I’m represented by John Maley and Mark Owens of Barnes & Thornburg, LLP.”
Grosjean, who made 179 begins in Components 1, joined Andretti following a maiden marketing campaign in North America’s premier open-wheel championship with Dale Coyne Racing with Rick Ware Racing in 2021, the place he scored two runner-up outcomes with one further podium and a pole whereas contested 13 of 16 races.
In 34 races throughout the previous two seasons with Andretti, Grosjean netted three runner-up finishes, 5 high fives and two poles. He completed thirteenth within the championship standings each years.
The combined outcomes left uncertainty concerning Grosjean’s future standing with the Michael Andretti-led group. At the start of final month, he confirmed his exit from the workforce to NBC Sports activities. Throughout that point, he admitted talks with different groups, and Motorsport.com confirmed one of those he shared discussions with was team owner Dale Coyne.
Andretti International presently has three drivers confirmed for the 2024 season within the IndyCar Collection, with 2022 Indianapolis 500 winner Marcus Ericsson coming over from Chip Ganassi Racing alongside Colton Herta and Kyle Kirkwood.