Ireland's Damien Faulkner has been invited by the FIA to drive the safety car at the weekend's Formula One Grand Prix in Indianapolis.

Faulkner has previously acted as medical car driver at the Malaysian Grand Prix.

Donegal man Faulkner is hopeful of racing in the US Indy Car series next and will remain in the US to attend the next CART race at Miami.

Filed by James Boylan.