Former F1 driver Stoffel Vandoorne will be testing at the Arrow McLaren SP as part of an evaluation program in anticipation of future IndyCar participation.
Arrow McLaren SP, who will continue to use Pato O’Ward and Felix Rosenqvist in 2022, will have a third car at a selected event in the second half of the season before entering the third car full-time in 2023. I’m planning to run it.
Former F1 driver Nico Hulkenberg tests the Arrow McLaren GP IndyCar at Barber Motorsports Park this Monday. The team provides Stoffel Vandoorne with an opportunity to consider IndyCar as a candidate at some point in the future.
“We have announced that we are aiming to be a team of three in 2011, and we consider 22 to be a bridging year,” Taylor Kiel, president of Arrow McLaren SP, told RACER.
“Therefore, I haven’t promised anything at this point, but I’m evaluating all the options at the same time.”
“Therefore, the ideal scenario is to run as many races as possible on three machines, but again, it has to fit properly in terms of personnel and drivers. Economical. Is not motivation. This gives a lot of flexibility in decision making. “
Tyler Kiel said plans for Arrow McLaren SP’s third car were talented in the F1 paddock, like Stoffel Vandoorne, who raced in the McLaren F1 in 2017 and 2018 before moving to Formula E. He says it is of considerable interest to those who are thinking of demonstrating it in the United States.
“There’s a lot of interest and a lot of people knocking on our doors, but we’ll keep working on it and find the best one for our program,” said Taylor Kiel. rice field.
“I’m sure F1 is interested and I think taking our family to the F1 paddock will help.”
“Stoffel is, of course, connected to the team and is actively involved with the team as a reserve driver, so in a way it wasn’t a headache. We decided to try something with him. ing”
“He’s certainly a talented race driver, but we’ve reached out to people all over the world.”
“It’s an exciting time. For us as a team and organization, it’s just the growth trajectory we’re currently working on. There’s a lot to digest, a lot to consider, but a lot of exciting prospects. I’m sure. ”
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