Photo: Chris Owens/INDYCAR

INDYCAR Unveils Universal Aero Kit for 2018

By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief

The wait is over.

After months of teasing fans with renderings of the universal aero kit that is set to run for the 2018 season, INDYCAR has released images of the actual car.

Dallara takes over as the sole builder, taking the reins from the recent manufacturer-purposed kit by Chevrolet and Honda which was started in 2015.

Photo: Chris Owens/INDYCAR

INDYCAR will conduct its first test with the superspeedway package on Tuesday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway with Juan Pablo Montoya and Oriol Servia.

Other test dates are listed as follows:

Aug. 1 – Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course

Aug. 10 – Iowa Speedway

Sept. 26 – Sebring International Raceway

Verizon IndyCar Series teams will not receive the new kit until November.

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Joey Barnes is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Motorsports Tribune. He has covered auto racing since 2013 that has spanned from Formula 1 to NASCAR, with coverage on IndyCar. Additionally, his work has appeared on Racer, IndyCar.com and Autoweek magazine. In 2017, he was recognized with an award in Spot News Writing by the National Motorsports Press Association.