EJ Viso to remain with KV Racing for a third season in the IndyCar Series

KV Racing has confirmed that EJ Viso will stay with the team for a third season in the IndyCar Series

EJ Viso to remain with KV Racing for a third season in the IndyCar Series

The Venezuelan, who has competed in American single seater racing since 2008, has been a regular in KV's pre-season testing line-up, which has also featured lead driver Tony Kanaan and 11-time grand prix winner Rubens Barrichello, who could still land a third seat with the team.

"I am very happy to be back with KV Racing," said Viso. "Last year was very successful even if the results [18th in the standings] don't necessarily reflect what we wanted.

"We worked very hard and we proved we were competitive. The progress we made over the last two years will be a key to our success in 2012."

All three South American drivers were in action for KV at Sears Point last weekend for a two-day test, which Barrichello said was another productive outing.

"It was great to get to know the track," said the ex-Formula 1 racer. "It was a hard track to learn, but if everything can fall into place and I do run with KV Racing for the season, it has been very valuable.

"It has been a good couple of days and I am pleased. It's great to work with a 'brother' [Kanaan] that is keen to have me in the series. I hope I have helped the team further."

Barrichello's best laptime during the test (1m17.88s) was within a second of the pace set by Penske's lead driver Will Power, who topped the timesheets with a 1m16.98s lap.

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