Legge and Bourdais to share car With a single full-season engine supply deal in place from Chevrolet after the Indy 500, SPEED.com has confirmed that Dragon Racing's Sebastien Bourdais and Katherine Legge will now share one entry for the remainder of the season.
Despite swelling its engine supply ranks to 16 cars for the 500, including two engines for Dragon, Chevy will reduce its full-time supply figure to 13 cars starting this weekend at Detroit, leaving team owner Jay Penske in the position of consolidating his two-car program for the remainder of the season.
At 13 leases, Chevy is still beyond its contractual obligation to series, and like Honda, has picked up teams (Dragon and Dreyer & Reinbold) that parted ways with Lotus after the season began.
While there is some hope that Chevy will be able to accommodate a 14th engine lease later in the year, there are no firm plans or guarantees at this point that Bourdais and Legge will have individual entries, but SPEED.com has learned that Penske has retained most of Legge's crew, but at least a limited numbers of team members have either left of been given notice. Speed.com
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