Tomas Enge will drive the Cheever Racing entry this weekend in the IRL IndyCar Series race at Twin Ring Motegi in Japan.
Enge will fill in for owner Eddie Cheever Jr., who will miss the
Motegi race while he competes with his Grand Am Rolex Sports Car
Series team at Virginia International Raceway. Cheever will return
to the car when teams begin preparation next month for the
Enge, a 29-year-old from the Czech Republic, is a former Formula One driver who competed in the IndyCar Series in 2004 and 2005.
Last year, Enge finished 16th in the final standings with one
top-five finish and four top-10 finishes.
His best finish last year was fifth at Infineon Raceway in Sonoma, Calif. He started on the front row at Texas Motor Speedway
and started third at Homestead-Miami Speedway. He also competed in
two IndyCar Series races in 2004 for Patrick Racing.