Why di Resta was right to ignore IndyCar

Why di Resta was right to ignore IndyCar

Paul di Resta could have chosen the American dream, and the undeniable lure of replacing cousin Dario Franchitti in IndyCar. But as GLENN FREEMAN explains, returning to the DTM was the obvious decision

Tracking Paul di Resta's next career move once it was clear he was losing his Formula 1 drive was like playing a rubbish game of Chinese whispers.

One minute he was definitely going to replace cousin Dario Franchitti in Chip Ganassi's IndyCar line-up, the next he was going to be an F1 third-driver or even land a race drive further down the grid than Force India.

To continue reading this feature...

You must have an AUTOSPORT+ subscription. Prices start from just $1.50 per week and give you full unrestriced access to all news and features. View package options? Magazine subscriber?


from just $1.50 per week

  • Get unlimited access to AUTOSPORT with news and views from the paddock
  • Enjoy AUTOSPORT+: subscriber-only analysis, comment and top-quality pictures
  • Explore every F1 stat in the world’s best motorsport database

Pay as you go

Read this feature right now for just