IndyCar: Gonzalez, Huertas to test for Coyne at Sebring


A number of drivers are testing today at Sebring International Raceway’s short course, including Dale Coyne Racing with two cars for the first time this Verizon IndyCar Series offseason.

Rodolfo Gonzalez, who has tested once apiece for Coyne and Schmidt Peterson Motorsports, will have his third test of the offseason today.

Additionally, Houston race one winner Carlos Huertas will be back in the team’s second car for this test, a team spokesperson confirmed to MotorSportsTalk. Huertas has not been in an IndyCar since the season finale at Auto Club Speedway last August 30.

Gonzalez, for reference, competed in portions of four GP2 Series seasons, and scored a total of 10 points (three points scoring races) from 64 starts. He also competed in last year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans in an Oreca 03 Nissan for Murphy Prototypes in the LMP2 class.

Coyne has not confirmed either of its drivers for the full season in the pair of Honda-powered entries. No date has been set on a driver announcement.

The team did make staff additions this offseason. Stuart Kenworthy was hired to head up the shock and damper department, following a 21-year stint at Andretti Autosport. Other crew additions have been made as well.