Zach Veach will not run in the IMSA Detroit Grand Prix this weekend after testing positive for COVID-19, Vasser Sullivan announced Wednesday, June 9.
Veach competes full time for Vasser Sullivan after racing in the NTT IndyCar Series for Andretti Autosport since 2018.
Bell, who also is an NBC Sports analyst, has three WeatherTech Sportscar Championship victories, with the most recent win coming at Road America last season. He also has 10 career podiums.
After testing positive for COVID-19, @ZachVeach will not compete in the upcoming @detroitgp this weekend. @townsendbell will co-drive the no. 12 @lexusracingusa #LexusRCF GT3 with @FMontecalvo on the streets of Detroit. #IMSA #LexusRacing #LexusPerformance pic.twitter.com/gBaxVGf2O0
— Vasser Sullivan (@vassersullivan) June 9, 2021
The 2-hour event is set to air Saturday, June 12 at 5 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Network.