McLaren SP will expand to four cars for next year’s Indianapolis 500, with Tony Kanaan joining the team’s expanded line-up.
Felix Rosenqvist is not sure what the future holds for Alex Palou, but reiterated that he wants to stay in IndyCar with McLaren after a podium in Toronto.
Felix Rosenqvist will remain a McLaren driver in 2023 but the team is yet to confirm which series he will compete in.
Alexander Rossi’s arrival at the McLaren SP IndyCar team next year will not necessarily come at the expense of Felix Rosenqvist.
Patricio O’Ward has signed a contract extension with McLaren SP that will keep him at the IndyCar team until the end of the 2025 season.
McLaren Racing CEO Zak Brown says Nico Hulkenberg is “towards the top of the list” of contenders for their third IndyCar entry.
“It’s a bigger jump from IndyCar to Formula 1 versus Indy Lights to IndyCar” says Patricio O’Ward after his McLaren simulator run ahead of his test debut.
Pato O’Ward and Felix Rosenqvist will continue to drive for McLaren SP next year, and the team wants to add a third car within the coming two seasons.
Kevin Magnussen had a little luck on his side when he took the lead 25 laps into his IndyCar debut, but did he show he can cut it in the series?
He lost an IndyCar drive on the eve of the season and left Red Bull’s Junior Team after five months but Patricio O’Ward is now a championship leader with an F1 test deal.
Oliver Askew will substitute for Felix Rosenqvist in the second of this weekend’s IndyCar races today in Detroit.
In the round-up: Power fastest in IndyCar practice in Detroit • Giuliano Alesi earns Super Formula stay • Detroit “getting bumpier” each year
In the round-up: McLaren’s O’Ward starts IndyCar season on pole as Grosjean stars • Q3 imbalance “difficult to understand” – Bottas • Power cut hits IndyCar season-opener
McLaren Racing CEO Zak Brown says sporting director Gil de Ferran, who is leaving the team, played a vital role in the success of its IndyCar operation.