IndyCar »

Doornbos returns to HVM

Having departed Newman Haas Lanigan Racing earlier this week, Robert Doornbos has now agreed a deal which will see him rejoin the HVM Racing team.

Doornbos secured Rookie of the Year honours with Keith Wiggins' team during the 2007 Champ Car season and will now form part of a two-car team alongside EJ Viso from this weekend's race in Mid-Ohio.

Doornbos' deal will also see him run with HVM through the 2010 season.

“I am very happy to rejoin (HVM team principal and owner) Keith Wiggins, (HVM engineer and strategist) Michael Cannon and HVM Racing,” he said. “I was very successful with this team in 2007. My mission is to become Rookie of the Year again with this young and eager team. I like to thank Keith for his confidence in my driver skills and look forward to the first race for HVM next weekend.”

Team boss Keith Wiggins said he was pleased to welcome Doornbos back into the fold.

“We are happy to have Robert return to the team,” he said. “He had a very good year with us in '07 and he has a great deal of experience behind the wheel, so he will be a good addition to our team. And, of course, everyone in our organisation knows him and likes him, so we'll just be picking up where we left off with him two years ago.”

Related Pictures

Click on relevant pic to enlarge
Indy Racing League.  July 31-Aug. !, 2009. Kentucky Speedway. Sparta, Ky. USA. Robert Doornbos.
Detroit IndyCar race start
Esteban Gutierrez IndyCar Detroit
Graham Rahal Detroit IndyCar 2017
Scott Dixon Indy 500
Sebastien Bourdais Indy 500 practice
Max Chilton Indy 500 2017
Max Chilton Indy 500 2017
Scott Dixon Indy 500 qualifying
Sebastien Bourdais headshot
Sebastien Bourdais Indy 500 practice 2017
Ed Carpenter Indy 500 practice 2
Ed Carpenter Indy 500 practice
Max Chilton IndyCar 2017
Spencer Pigot Ed Carpenter Racing 2017
Johnny Rutherford, McLaren-Honda-Andretti [Credit: McLaren Racing]
JR Hildebrand, IndyCar, Ed Carpenter Racing
Ed Jones, Dale Coyne Racing, IndyCar [Credit: Ed Jones PR]

Join the conversation - Add your comment

Please login or register before adding your comments.

Although the administrators and moderators of this website will attempt to keep all objectionable comments off these pages, it is impossible for us to review all messages. All messages express the views of the poster, and neither Crash Media Group nor Crash.Net will be held responsible for the content of any message. We do not vouch for or warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any message, and are not responsible for the contents of any message. If you find a message objectionable, please contact us and inform us of the problem or use the [report] function next to the offending post. Any message that does not conform with the policy of this service can be edited or removed with immediate effect.

Wim - Unregistered

August 07, 2009 8:35 AM

Hopefully things will now turn around for Bobby D, as his misfortunes with NHL were not deserved and his results really not in line with his driving skills.

© 1999 - 2017 Crash Media Group

The total or partial reproduction of text, photographs or illustrations is not permitted in any form.