Project Lead - Tino Belli
Project Oversight - Bill Papis and Jay Frye
Overall Design Styling / Creative Direction - Chris Beatty
Project Lead - Andrea Toso
In-house stylist - Andrea Guerri
Aerodynamics - Dialma Zinelli,
Aerodynamics - Antonio Montanari
Aerodynamics - Marco Milanetti
And many more
Chris worked with Indycars Director of Aerodynamics Tino Belli assisting with styling and creative direction for the 2018 Universal Aerokit. The assignment involved collaboration with the design, aerodynamic and engineering departments at both Indycar and Dallara.
Chris worked on the aesthetic appearance of the car making sure it hit Indycars highest expectations, while also collaborating with Dallara to ensure that the aerodynamic and safety targets were also hit. The design has been critically acclaimed and gathered many awards and plaudits.
The launch video for the 2018 car and season can be seen below.
Louis Schwitzer Award
2018 Indy 500
Tino Belli, Chris Beatty,
Andrea Toso, Antonio Montanari
Aerodynamicist of the year
World Motorsport Symposium
Dialma Zinelli, Tino Belli, Chris Beatty
“Chris has been a great resource when called upon as it applies to vehicle styling. He provides excellent feedback and his ideas have been thoughtful and effective. He works fast and presents his ideas clearly. I highly recommend Chris.”
Tino Belli - Director of Aerodynamics - Indycar
“IndyCars Secret Weapon”
“Thank you for all your hard work, we really appreciate it. You have a very bright future”
Jay Fry - President - IndyCar