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Gommendy to drive third SPM car in 2018 Indy 500

Schmidt Peterson Motorsports will partner with former Formula 1 entrant Didier Calmels to run France's Tristan Gommendy in the 2018 Indy 500."Didier has a long history in racing in Europe, just sold his company, and we've had some meetings in Indy," said SPM co-owner Sam Schmidt. "He has high hopes, and it's going to be huge in France. He's got a couple of large companies behind him, [and] the car will be in the French red, white and blue colors. French TV is going to broadcast live every day. It's fantastic, and it's a very patriotic entry, bottom line."Gommendy, who currently races LMP2 prototypes in the FIA World Endurance Championship, spent 2007 in America driving...
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