Team Pelfrey announced that Davey Hamilton Jr. will join the team for the Indy Lights Freedom 100 on May 25.
The 21-year-old made his Lights debut in 2016 for the final two races at Laguna Seca. He has also driven in the the Robby Gordon Stadium Super Truck series and USAC Silver Crown series.
“I am extremely happy to join Team Pelfrey and be part of a great operation in my preparation for my first Freedom 100 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway,” Hamilton. “We have a rookie test at Kentucky on Monday and I am looking forward to acquaint myself with the car and crew. Huge thank you everyone that is helping me along this journey. ”
“We are really pleased to welcome Davey to the Team Pelfrey Family,” said Gary Neal, team manager of Team Pelfrey Indy Lights. “We have been talking for a couple years and I am happy that we finally put this program together to run the 2018 Freedom 100. We are working on securing more races for 2018 and also the full 2019 campaign.”
Hamilton will turn his first laps in the Team Pelfrey Mazda at Kentucky Speedway before the series open test at IMS on Monday, May 21.