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Giorgio Pantano to fill in for Justin Wilson

Pagenaud had previously filled in for Wilson's team mate Ana Beatriz earlier in the season at Barber Motorsports Park, when the Brazilian driver suffered wrist injuries in the previous race at St Petersburg in March.

Scheckter had an impressive start on the Magic Mile at the weekend and was up to third place early on, but then faded and ultimately became involved in a three-way accident with Marco Andretti and Tony Kanaan that put him out of the race prematurely.

Scheckter announced at the weekend that he'll also be racing at Baltimore, reuniting for a second time this season with Texas-based SH Racing. The pairing managed to claim eighth place in the centennial Indianapolis 500 in May.




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Giorgio Pantano (ITA, Racing Engineering) receives the 2008 GP2 championship trophy. [Photo credit: Andrew Ferraro/GP2 Series Media Service.]
Giorgio Pantano when competing in two road races for Chip Ganassi Racing in 2005. [Photo credit: IndyCar Media]
Simon Pagenaud will carry Avaya colours at Indianapolis
Simon Pagenaud, driver of the #22 Penske Truck Rental Team Penske Chevrolet IndyCar V6, finishes third fastest during qualifying Saturday, April 24, 2015 for Sunday`s Verizon IndyCar Series Grand Prix of Alabama at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Alabama. Pagenaud and Team Penske teammates Helio Castroneves and Will Power had the fastest qualifying times. Castrovenes won the pole position. (Photo by Phillip Abbott/LAT for Chevy Racing)
Helio Castroneves leads teammate Simon Pagenaud on course during practice for the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. (Photo by: John Cote for IndyCar Media)
Simon Pagenaud in action during practice for the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach on Friday April 17 2015. (Photo by Chris Owens for IndyCar Media)
Simon Pagenaud in action during practice for the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach on Friday April 17 2015. (Photo by Richard Dowdy for IndyCar Media)
Simon Pagenaud in action during practice for the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach on Friday April 17 2015. (Photo by John Cote for IndyCar Media)
Simon Pagenaud berates Ryan Hunter-Reay after their crash in turn 3 near the end of the Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana on Sunday April 12 2015. (Photo by: Bret Kelley for IndyCar Media)
Sebastien Bourdais talks with Simon Pagenaud after their crash in turn 3 near the end of the Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana on Sunday April 12 2015. (Photo by: Bret Kelley for IndyCar Media)
Simon Pagenaud at St Petersburg. (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Simon Pagenaud at St Petersburg. (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Simon Pagenaud at St Petersburg. (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Simon Pagenaud rolls toward the chicane during practice for the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg on Friday March 27 2015. (Photo by: John Cote for IndyCar Media)
Simon Pagenaud heads toward Turn 2 during practice for the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg on Friday March 27 2015. (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Simon Pagenaud enters Turn 11 during practice for the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg on Friday March 27 2015. (Photo by: Chris Owens for IndyCar Media)
Simon Pagenaud sits in his Chevrolet machine on pit lane during Tuesday`s Open Test sessions at Barber Motorsports Park on March 17 2015. (Photo by: Chris Owens for IndyCar Media)
Simon Pagenaud rolls down pit lane to start open testing at Barber Motorsport Park on Monday March 16 2015. (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)

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