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IndyCar: A few seats still up for grabs

With the St. Petersburg's season opener less than two months away, there are still a few seats to be filled amongst many IndyCar teams and everyone is trying to find the right candidate for the upcoming 2014 season.

At the present time, there are jobs available to fill single entries at Barracuda Racing and Panther Racing, and second cars from Dale Coyne Racing, KV Racing, and Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing.

According to what we know, Briton James Jakes will probably be back at Coyne alongside Justin Wilson, who appears set to stay with the team and complete the final year of his contract.

Another Briton, Pippa Mann is also believed to be involved with the team althought her role has not been decided yet.

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Chances are good that Sebastian Saavedra will join his former Dragon Racing teammate Sebastien Bourdais at KV Racing.

As we already said, Rahal Letterman team is evaluating some candidates, amongst them Canadian Alex Tagliani.

Panther will nominate a driver after it holds a driver shootout in the coming weeks.

As for Barracuda Racing, team owners Bryan Herta and Steve Newey could be close to naming the driver of the No. 98 Honda. Without giving out names, Herta confirmed he has a driver ready to go once the team's sponsorship portfolio is completed.