Pardon the Clash reference but will Rubens stay or will he go? I hope he stays.
I’ve been keeping my trap relatively shut regarding the testing being conducted in the IndyCar series by F1 veteran driver Rubens Barrichello this week.
Why? Because it’s testing. Anything can happen in testing. Drivers are happy, drivers are mad but nothing is official.
Barrichello hasn’t confirmed nor denied anything about his future driving plans…yet.
He’s been testing this week for KV Racing as reported originally by our Aerys’s very own Amanda Diegel over at Practice Makes P1. Please check out the site if you haven’t already.
Barrichello’s original schedule dictated that Monday and Tuesday were his testing days. However, Rubens decided to stay a third day and was completely his decision.
Don’t forget though: nobody made Barrichello test the new IndyCar. Everything has been his decision so far because KV already has Tony Kanaan and EJ Viso at the helm.
All of the testing and staying an extra day is mere speculation but it sure does add fuel to the fires that are already burning with curiosity in IndyCar.
My thoughts? Though he may not drive full-time in IndyCar in 2012, definitely look for Rubens to be very interested in running the 2012 Indianapolis 500.