The 25-year-old Connecticut native will reprise his function behind the wheel of the crew’s No. 14 Chevrolet-powered entry, with Sexton Properties persevering with as the first sponsor.
The 2023 season marked Ferrucci’s first yr with the AJ Foyt Racing, which additionally marked his first full-time drive in IndyCar since 2020.
Though collectively the group ended the yr nineteenth within the standings, there was a burst of potential confirmed after a fourth-place begin was transformed right into a third-place consequence within the Indianapolis 500. It not solely stands as a career-best end for Ferrucci, who has completed within the prime 10 in all 5 Indy 500 begins, nevertheless it gave the group its finest outing within the crown jewel occasion since Eliseo Salazar completed third within the 2000 race. The yr prior noticed Kenny Brack victorious within the Indy 500 for Foyt.
“I’m tremendous stoked to be again with the crew,” stated Ferrucci, who will tie the knot together with his fiancée Renay Moore later this month.
“It’s actually good to begin constructing some continuity with everyone and I believe it’s going to enhance our outcomes. My expectations for the yr are to return out of the gate much more ready than we have been final yr; working with Penske issues are hopefully going to be loads smoother and I am wanting ahead to being again on the Indy 500 once more.”
Ferrucci can be joined by sophomore Sting Ray Robb, who was introduced final month as the driving force of the crew’s No. 41 Chevrolet.
“I’m very comfortable to have Santino again,” stated Crew President Larry Foyt. “We labored effectively collectively, and he brings an excellent vitality to the crew. Clearly, now we have our eyes set on the Indy 500, however we additionally had some good tempo in different races however didn’t get the outcomes. Collectively we’re targeted on transferring up within the championship standings and I consider we will obtain that.”
Per the discharge, AJ Foyt Racing “will not be planning to area a 3rd automobile for the season” that begins with the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg on March 10.