Former Formula One driver Rubens Barrichello will be making his first IndyCar Series oval runs during open testing at Texas Motor Speedway on Monday.
Barrichello will be joined by IndyCar Series drivers Ryan Briscoe, Helio Castroneves, Will Power, Dario Franchitti, Scott Dixon, Graham Rahal, Charlie Kimball, Mike Conway and Ed Carpenter for two sessions as the DW12 Dallara chassis makes its debut at TMS.
Barrichello, who won 11 races on the Formula One circuit, has finished in the top 10 of each of his last three IndyCar Series races. It will be the driver's first runs on an oval track.
The first session will be run from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., and the second session will be from 1:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Both sessions are open to the public and are free. Fans should enter Gate 4. Coolers are not allowed, but concession stands will be open.
The Firestone 550 will be run at TMS on Sat., June 9.