2 Mar 2012

F1 veteran switches to Indycar

8:36 am on 2 March 2012

Rubens Barrichello, the most experienced driver in Formula One motor racing history, is starting a new career - as an Indycar driver - at the age of 39.

Barrichello, who has spent 19 seasons in Formula One and started 322 races, will make his IndyCar debut on the 25th of this month in the series opener in Florida.

His teammates will be fellow Brazilian Tony Kanaan and Venezuelan EJ Viso.