Harvey trying for IndyCar in 2016

Jack Harvey has had an interesting past two season in the Indy Lights Championship presented by Cooper Tires.

In 2014, he lost on a second place tiebreaker to current Bryan Herta Autosport driver Gabby Chaves while in 2015 he was leading the points heading into the final race weekend of the year but lost out to Spencer Pigot, who parlayed his “scholarship” into a three race deal with Rahal-Letterman-Lanigan Racing.

However, Harvey is putting his focus on getting his chance at the Verizon IndyCar Series as he’s felt as though he’s proved himself worthy of a seat.

“I have no interest in doing Indy Lights again. I just don’t think it’s necessary because I’ve done two years now and finished second both times and I could have turned them into championship victories,” Harvey told The Linc.

“Now’s the time to move forward into the IndyCar [Series]. That’s what I’ve been working towards and there’s some really good opportunities.”

For the first driver to win races on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course and oval in the same month, there should be.

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A 2012 graduate of LSU, Christopher DeHarde primarily focuses on the NTT IndyCar Series and the WeatherTech Sports Car Championship. DeHarde has actively covered motorsports since 2014.

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