Sato joins Indycar Series for 2010
18 February 2010 – Former Formula 1 driver Takuma Sato will be joining KV Racing in the Indycar Series for the upcoming season. After his adventure with Super Aguri, which came to a sudden end in 2008 when the team went bankrupt, the Japanese driver was unable to find a racing seat in F1 so has decided to join Indycars as of this season.
"This is a very exciting time for me and all of my supporters," 33-year-old Sato said. "I really missed racing last year and can't wait to get started in this new challenge with such a great team. To me, KV Racing is a team with massive potential and great team spirit.
"With such a great champion as Jimmy leading the team, I am really confident that we will soon be a strong combination.
"I am also really motivated by the chance to be fighting at the front of the field, something I have missed in recent seasons. I want to sincerely thanks everyone who has continued to support me through difficult times and look forward to enjoying success together very soon."