Honda has car count advantage over Chevy in IndyCar (Update)

Honda IndyCar engine
Honda IndyCar engine

UPDATE If and when McLaren becomes a full-time IndyCar team, planned for 2020, then Chevy will gain at least two back in their column, bringing the total up to 13 for Chevy.

So Honda's move to steal Harding Steinbrenner from Chevy was a preemptive strike to keep the car count in their favor.

12/06/18 With the Steinbrenner Harding Racing team switching to Honda next year, the regular season car count has swung in Honda's favor 15 to 11 for Chevy. Of course Chevy will add more cars for the Indy 500 as will Honda.

Full-Time Regular Season Car-Count

Team Engine No.
AJ Foyt Racing Chevrolet 2
Carlin Chevrolet 2
Ed Carpenter Racing/Scuderia Corsa Chevrolet 2
Juncos Racing Chevrolet 2
Team Penske Chevrolet 3
Total Chevy 11
Andretti Autosport Honda 4
Dale Coyne Racing Honda 2
Harding/Steinbrenner Racing Honda 2
Meyer Shank Racing Honda 1
Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Honda 2
Schmidt/Peterson Motorsports Honda 2
Chip Ganassi Racing Honda 2
Total Honda 15

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