Tony Kanaan is finally announced as the third driver for KV Racing Technology. Kanaan will drive the #82 Lotus sponsored entry for the team owned by Jimmy Vasser (1996 CART Champion) and Kevin Kalkhoven.

According to Curt Cavin the paint scheme for TK will be a tribute to the Indy 500 winning entry of Jim Clark.

Kanaan will now be teammate/coach for E.J. Viso and Takuma Sato, replacing Mario Moraes as the third driver for KV.

A growing rumor also has Geico as sponsoring Kanaan for several races this year. Geico had been the sponsor for Canadian driver Paul Tracy’s former #15 entries at KV for the last few Indianapolis 500s.

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  1. Canadian fans are going to be ticked off! I’m happy for Kanaan, though, and not surprised that Geico didn’t want to back PT given his failure at Indianapolis last year.

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