Andretti settles on three entries for 2024

Andretti Global will now focus on three full-time entries in the NTT IndyCar Series, ending the recent practice of fielding a fourth car for hire.

The decision comes after years of running four full-time cars, with past successes but diminishing competitiveness.

The core trio for Andretti in 2024 will consist of drivers Colton Herta, Kyle Kirkwood, and Marcus Ericsson, aiming for improved race results.

The team seeks inspiration from Team Penske's successful transition from four to three cars, leading to an IndyCar title in 2022.

Andretti aims to concentrate efforts on race wins, championships, and the prestigious Indy 500 with a smaller and more efficient team structure.

The continuity with current engineers for each of the three cars is maintained to enhance teamwork and performance.

Marco Andretti, who retired in 2020, has returned for the last three Indy 500s, contributing to the team's efforts on a limited basis.

The Indy 500 will see a smaller Andretti effort with four cars instead of the usual five, aligning with the team's streamlined approach.

The team's decision reflects a strategic shift to optimize performance, focusing on a core group of strong drivers.

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