Rumor: Ferrucci to cherry-pick 2022 Indy 500 (Update)

This rumor is upgraded to ‘fact’ with today’s announcement.

December 9, 2021 

NASCAR driver and former IndyCar driver, Santino Ferrucci, has hinted at some “exciting future plans” to announce and hinted at an Indy 500 return.

Ferrucci competed for Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing in the Indy 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and like he was in 2019 and 2020, he was one of the biggest movers in the field.

Santino Ferrucci

In 2019, he was the Rookie of the Year with a seventh place finish after starting in 23rd. In 2020, he finished in fourth after starting in 19th. And in 2021, he finished in sixth after starting in 23rd.