A number of driver roster changes were made by various teams between the 2021 and 2022 IndyCar seasons.
As is often the case in the off-season, there were some changes in the IndyCar driver roster ahead of the 2022 season.
Let's take a look at where all of the sport's teams stand in 2022.
NOTE: Only full-time vehicles are included in the following list. (R) stands for beginners.
First, here's a look at the only team that hasn't made any changes from 2021 to next year.
Arrow McLaren SP, Chevrolet
5 - Duck O'Ward
7 – Felix Rosenqvist
Here's a look at the teams making just one trade for next year.
Racing chip Ganassi, Honda
In: #48 - Jimmie Johnson (was 2021 part-time only, road and street)
Out: #48 - Tony Kanaan (still ready for Indy 500 in a fifth start by Chip Ganassi Racing but not all oval races like 2021)
No change: #8 – Marcus Ericsson
No Change: #9 - Scott Dixon
No change: #10 - Alex Palou
Ed Carpenter Racing, Chevrolet
In: #20 - Conor Daly (was 2021 part-time only, road and street)
Out: #20 - Ed Carpenter (still ready for Indy 500 in a third Ed Carpenter Racing entry but not all oval races as of 2021 as of now)
No change: #21 – Rinus VeeKay
Juncos Hollinger Racing, Chevrolet
In: #77 - Callum Ilott (R) (went part-time in 2021)
Team Penske, Chevrolet
Out: #22 – Simon Pagenaud
Unchanged: #2 – Josef Newgarden
No Change: #3 - Scott McLaughlin
Unchanged: #12 – Willpower
Finally, a look at the teams making several changes for 2022.
AJ Foyt Enterprises, Chevrolet
In: #11 – Tatiana Calderon (R) (Street and Street Courses)
In: #11 – TBD (Ovals)
In: #14 – Kyle Kirkwood (right)
Out: #14 – Sebastian Bourdais
No change: #4 - Dalton Kellett
Andretti Autosport, Honda
In: #28 – Romain Grosjean
In: #29 – Devlin DeFrancesco (right) (Andretti Steinbrenner Autosport)
Out: #28 – Ryan Hunter-Reay
Out: #29 – James Hinchcliffe
Unchanged: #26 – Colton Herta
No change: #27 – Alexander Rossi
*Carlin has a new technical alliance with Juncos Hollinger Racing but will not be driving his own car in 2022.
Out: #59 – Max Chilton (Street and Street Tracks, Indy 500)
Off: #59 – Conor Daly (Ovals)
Dale Coyne Racing, Honda
In: #18 – David Malukas (D) (with HMD Motorsports)
In: #51 – Takuma Sato (with Rick Ware Racing)
Out: #18 – Ed Jones (with Vasser-Sullivan)
Out: #51 - Romain Grosjean (streets and fairways), Pietro Fittipaldi (ovals)
Meyer Shank Racing, Honda
In: #06 – Helio Castroneves (was part-time in 2021)
In: #60 – Simon Pagenaud
Out: #60 – Jack Harvey
Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing, Honda
In: #30 – Christian Lundgaard
In: #45 – Jack Harvey
Out: #30 – Takuma Sato
Out: #45 – Oliver Askew, Santino Ferrucci, Christian Lundgaard (all part-time; #45 Honda was a part-time entry in 2021)
Unchanged: #15 – Graham Rahal