Munoz joins Andretti Autosport A third Colombian driver will be on the Firestone Indy Lights in 2012.
Andretti Autosport announced it has signed Carlos Munoz and will pair 20-year-old Colombian with AFS Racing/Andretti Autosport's Sebastian Saavedra.
"We compete in the Mazda Road to Indy ladder to help develop young and talented people, and Carlos is the latest member of this development team," said Andretti Autosport owner Michael Andretti. "Having two entries in Firestone Indy Lights allows us to be a stronger contender for the championship and we are looking forward to having Carlos join our effort."
Munoz, who will drive the No. 26 Dialy-Ser Firestone Indy Lights car, began his motorsports career in karting in 2002. He has competed in the Formula 3 Euro Series the last two seasons and competed at the famed Macau Grand Prix and Masters of F3. Munoz has competed in European single-seaters since age 15 including seasons in Formula TR and Formula Renault.
"I am really happy to be joining a team with such great history and to be working with the Andretti family," Munoz said. "I think we can do a really good job and be successful this year. I know that Sebastian (Saavedra) and I will work well together as teammates. I am looking forward to joining everyone and excited to go to St. Pete to start the season."
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