Askew To Substitute for VeeKay at Road America

21 Direct Supply Chevrolet for Ed Carpenter Racing this weekend during the REV Group Grand Prix at Road America after the car’s full-time driver, Rinus VeeKay, underwent successful outpatient surgery Tuesday for a fractured left clavicle. He is under the care of the INDYCAR medical staff and was not cleared to drive in the race at Road America, for which practice starts Friday. Askew, 24, will enter the REV Group Grand Prix weekend with ample experience at Road America, having raced on the 4-mile road course eight times in the past four years. After winning the 2019 Indy Lights championship, Askew made his NTT INDYCAR SERIES debut in 2020 and competed in 12 races. Practice for the REV Group Grand Prix starts at 5 p.m. (ET) Friday (live on Peacock), with practice and qualifying Saturday. Live coverage of the 55-lap race starts at noon (ET) Sunday on NBCSN and the INDYCAR Radio Network.

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