INDIANAPOLIS – Davey Hamilton Jr. will join Team Pelfrey to compete in the Freedom 100 Indy Lights event at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on May 25.
The 21-year-old Idaho-resident, son of multi-time Indianapolis 500 starter Dave Hamilton, returns to Indy Lights 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 Hamilton. “We have a rookie test at Kentucky on Monday and I am looking forward toacquaint 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.”