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IndyCar: Barracuda Racing unveils driver line-up for rest of 2013

Barracuda Racing unveiled Tuesday its driver line-up for the remainder of the 2013 IZOD IndyCar season.

The team headed by Bryan Herta announced that JR Hildebrand and Luca Filippi will fill the seat of the No. 98 Honda-powered Dallara.

Twenty-five-year-old California native JR Hildebrand will make his return to the IZOD IndyCar Series, piloting the Barracuda Racing entry for the upcoming GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma.

JR Hildebrand (Photo: LAT)

One week later, Luca Filippi will return to the Barracuda Networks sponsored No. 98 car at the Grand Prix of Baltimore. The Italian driver will also compete for Barracuda Racing in the Shell and Penzoil Grand Prix of Houston double-header weekend.

Finally, Hildebrand will finish out the season, competing in the MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway, where he led 56 laps in last year's IndyCar season finale.

August 21, Barracuda Racing and JR Hildebrand will participate in the IZOD IndyCar Series open test at Sonoma Raceway. The team will then head into the race weekend, featuring three practice sessions and Firestone Fast Six qualifications before the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma on Sunday, August 25.

Luca Filippi (Photo: