Former Atlantic Series alumni and Champ Car driver Katherine Legge is about to sign a multi-year with an IndyCar team to make a comeback into the North American motorsports scene for the 2012 season.
According to reports, the former DTM driver has secured sponsorship for a full-time ride with a team to be determined later this week. Her deal with this squad will be for two years with an option for a third.
Back in her Champ Car years, the English driver drove for PKV racing in 2006 before switching to Dale Coyne Racing in 2007.
Then, the 31-year old driver participated in the German Touting Car Championship (DTM) from 2008 until 2010.
Horsepower can be intoxicating, enticing, and intimidating all at once. The desire to go ever faster is engrained in the human psyche; why else would we produce the machines we do, rejoice at racetracks, and speed across salt flats as fast as we possibly can? Speed demons are just that: demons. They need to be satiated, and well contained or else...