Drivers for Dale Coyne Racing

Carlos Huertas

#18 Café de Colombia Honda

Born: June 22, 1991
Hometown: Bogotá, Colombia
Resides: Bogotá, Colombia
Marital Status: Single

Carlos Huertas comes to the United States this year for his first season in the Verizon IndyCar Series. He joins Dale Coyne Racing and brings a wealth of road course and street course experience after several seasons in European open wheel series. The 22 year old Colombian has made racing his life since getting into a kart at a young age. He competed in Colombian karting series for 4 years until deciding to seek more competitive racing in Brazil. After an additional 2 years of kart racing in Brazil, Huertas made the move to Europe
to compete in open wheel car racing.

Carlos spent his first 2 years racing in the Formula BMW series where he impressed enough to move into the British F3 series in 2009. He collected many podium finishes and one win in his three seasons in the series. After
finishing third in the 2011 championship, Huertas moved to the World Series by Renault for the 2012 and 2013 season. He joins four of his fellow Drivers for Dale Coyne Racing countrymen in the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Season and is one of four rookies participating in the series this season.

Carlos stands 5’ 9” tall and weighs 143 lbs. In his free time, Carlos enjoys playing and watching soccer, playing tennis, and keeping up his personal fitness.

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Francesco Dracone

#19 La Pasta Honda

Born: September 21, 1983
Hometown: Turin, Italy
Resides: Principality of Monaco

Francesco Dracone has competed in professional open wheel racing for 13 years and joins Dale Coyne Racing for the first four rounds of the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series season.  His previous IndyCar experience includes 2 races with Conquest Racing in 2010 at Mid-Ohio and Sonoma.  Dracone also tested with Dale Coyne Racing in December 2013.  Since 2010, Dracone has been racing in the Auto GP series in Europe.

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