Hamilton Jr. Returns with Team Pelfrey for Freedom 100
 April 30, 2018| 
  • Team News
Pelfrey Hamilton Freedom 100 2018
Indianapolis, Ind. – Team Pelfrey announced today Davey Hamilton Jr. will compete with Team Pelfrey Indy Lights at the iconic Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the Freedom 100, on May 25.

The 21-year-old Idaho-resident returns to Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires after he made his debut in 2016 for the final two races at Laguna Seca. Hamilton’s racing as of late includes the Robby Gordon Stadium Super Truck series, Sprint Cars and USAC Silver Crown series.

"I am extremely happy to join Team Pelfrey and be part of a great operation in my preparation for my first Freedom 100 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway,” said the oval rookie. “We have a rookie test at Kentucky on Monday and I am looking forward to acquaint myself with the car and crew. Huge thank you everyone that is helping me along this journey. "

"We are really pleased to welcome Davey to the Team Pelfrey Family,” said Gary Neal, team manager of Team Pelfrey Indy Lights. “We have been talking for a couple years and I am happy that we finally put this program together to run the 2018 Freedom 100. We are working on securing more races for 2018 and also the full 2019 campaign."

Hamilton Jr. will turn his first laps in the Team Pelfrey Mazda this morning at Kentucky Speedway before the series open test at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Monday, May 21. The Freedom 100 takes place on Friday, May 25 at 12:30 p.m. ET live on NBC Sports Network.

 

About Team Pelfrey
Team Pelfrey’s winning heritage dates back to 2011, initially fielding cars in the ultra-competitive Pro Mazda Championship on the Mazda Road to Indy. Since then, Team Pelfrey has won Pro Mazda Championship titles in 2011, 2012, 2015, 2016 and 2017. The team’s winning pedigree has since expanded to the F1600 Championship, USF2000 Championship and Indy Lights series, becoming the first team to compete on all rungs of the Mazda Road to Indy Ladder. To date, the team has achieved 96 race wins, 206 podium finishes and nine championships.


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