Juncos Hollinger Racing has announced that Romain Grosjean will be joining the team for the 2024 IndyCar season.
The Frenchman will race alongside Argentinian driver Agustin Canapino, with the 37-year-old becoming the veteran driver in the two car outfit.
Grosjean joined IndyCar in the 2021 season after a lengthy career in Formula 1, and thoroughly enjoyed the change in atmosphere while racing for Dale Coyne Racing.
He stepped up to a full time schedule for the 2022 season when he joined Andretti Autosport, and stayed with the team for two seasons driving in the iconic yellow and red DHL car.
Grosjean and Andretti had a falling out of sorts last year, with a contract not being renewed despite significant progress being made on a new deal.
Grosjean will try to earn his first IndyCar win with JHR next season, having earned six podiums but no victories in the three seasons he’s contested so far.
“I’ve been closely following JHR’s ascension in the past few seasons,” said Grosjean in the press release. “The team has showcased significant growth and I am eager to contribute my experience as we aim for a strong 2024 season.”
JHR announced that it was parting ways with Callum Ilott last week, with the two mutually agreeing to end their contract early.
That left availability in the #77 entry that Grosjean will now fill, but also left Ilott without a confirmed ride for next year and very few options still available.
The vacancies at JHR are now officially taken, however, and the fledgling team can concentrate on making preparations for next season.
The first race of the 2024 season takes place on March 10 on the streets of St. Petersburg, although Grosjean will be testing with the team before then.