Merlo to IndyCar

Nelson Merlo

Brazilian Nelson Merlo is rumored to be eyeing IndyCar in 2010. Merlo tested an IndyCar for the first time last week with KV Racing in Florida. We also hear he may only run the first IndyCar race of the year, which is in his home country of Brazil.

Merlo's racing career started in 1995 in Brazilian karting, where he would stay until 2003 when he moved to the Formula São Paulo circuit. He won the championship there during 2003 and 2004.

In 2005, he moved to the Brazilian Formula Renault circuit and won the championship again, setting victory records in the process. He tested at Paul Ricard (France) with Formula World Series 3.5.

In 2006, he moved to the South American Formula Three championship, and won the championship in 2008.

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