Wednesday, March 10, 2010

HVM Signs Junior Strous

HVM Racing has signed on Junior Strous to pilot the teams Firestone Indy Lights entry in 2010. Strous who was released from Team Moore just days after signing earlier this year, will run with Shell and Car Channel Television sponsorship. Car Channel Television is a European based network that recently secured the broadcasting rights for the IZOD IndyCar Series and Firestone Indy Lights in the Netherlands.

"Junior is a proven talent. He's won races, so we know he has good skills behind the wheel. We will start him in a (Firestone Indy) Lights car and plan to do some testing with him in the big car at some point this season also. I have no doubt that with continued development he will be in an IZOD IndyCar Series car in the future." - HVM Owner, Keith Wiggins

"I'm now closer to reaching my ultimate goal and that's racing the big IndyCars. If I have a chance to improve my position, I'll always go for it. The HVM partnership offers me good opportunities both for the short and long term in my racing career. HVM is the place to be to achieve my goals." - Junior Strous

"The IZOD IndyCar Series has a large fan base in Europe. Junior driving for Keith Wiggins and HVM is a great development for European televisions viewers, who will get a better understanding and feeling for the fast and exciting Indy Racing League. We will follow Junior and the team on and off track. It will be an exciting racing season in the highest level of motorsports." - CEO of Car Channel, Etienne Marijnissen


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