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Chevrolet’s road-course aero kit evolves

June 9, 2015

Chevrolet’s largely successful road-course aero kit for its Verizon IndyCar Series entries has evolved since first introduced at the Firestone Grand Prix of St Petersburg. Here’s a trip from that race through practice in Detroit to denote the evolution:

Simon Pagenaud at St Petersburg - Anne Proffit photo

Simon Pagenaud at St Petersburg – Anne Proffit photo

At Long Beach the stand-ups on the front wing had disappeared:

Scott Dixon won the 41st Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach - Anne Proffit photo

Scott Dixon won the 41st Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach – Anne Proffit photo

Here’s Charlie Kimball navigating the tricky turns 2-3 segment at the Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis:

Charlie Kimball on the Indy road course - Anne Proffit photo

Charlie Kimball on the Indy road course – Anne Proffit photo

The Chevrolet aero kit is looking quite sleek (by comparison) by the time it arrived at it’s namesake race on Belle Isle

Juan Pablo Montoya arrived at Detroit with a hefty lead, thanks to his Indy 500 win - Anne Proffit photo

Juan Pablo Montoya arrived at Detroit with a hefty lead, thanks to his Indy 500 win – Anne Proffit photo

We’ll add to this as the season progresses with a look at oval options for the Bowtie brand after Fontana.

By Anne Proffit

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