Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing has announced it has signed a three-race deal with Indy Lights graduate Pippa Mann, who will race at August’s Loudon event, as well as the two season-ending rounds at Kentucky and Las Vegas.

Pippa Mann The 27-year-old Briton made her IndyCar debut at this year’s Indianapolis 500 with Conquest Racing, finishing 20th overall.

Bobby Rahal’s team has been a winner in both IndyCars and the defunct ChampCar championships – including a win at the 2004 Indy 500 – but it has not competed full-time since 2008.

This year, it ran Jay Howard at the Indy 500 and at last weekend’s race at Texas in a collaborative effort with Sam Schmidt Motorsports, while Belgian driver Bertrand Baguette finished an impressive seventh for RLL at the Indy 500, including briefly leading the race.

[Image via IZOD IndyCar Series Media]

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