Luca Filippi has four career IndyCar starts, with a best-career finish of 10th. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

Luca Filippi has four career IndyCar starts, with a best-career finish of 10th. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing will field a car for Italian driver Luca Filippi in the IndyCar Series races at Houston and Toronto.

The car Filippi will drive will have associate sponsorship from IMPCO, a supplier of alternative fuel systems, and FightSMA, a nonprofit organization dedicated to finding a treatment or cure for spinal muscular atrophy.