McLaren to field NASCAR star Kyle Larson in 2024


2021 NASCAR Cup Series champion Kyle Larson will take part in the 2024 Indianapolis 500 with Arrow McLaren SP.

Larson will also compete in the NASCAR Coca-Cola 600 race on the same day at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Only five pilots sought to make The Double Memorial Day weekend in the past, the most recent being Kurt Busch in 2014.

Larson’s Dallara-Chevy will be owned by iconic American racing team boss Rick Hendrick, and will have HendrickCars.com as its title sponsor.

« I’m super excitedsaid the 30-year-old. Racing Indy 500 is a dream of mine and something I’ve wanted to do for a very long time, since I was a kid, before I started racing in stock cars. »

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“Doing it with Arrow McLaren and Mr. Hendrick in particular is a dream come true. I’m grateful for this opportunity and really looking forward to it, even though there’s still a year and a half until then. »

« I’m really looking forward to doing both the Indy 500 and the Coca-Cola 600, and maybe even getting a win or two that day. »he added.

Brown said the addition of Larson to the 2024 roster was exciting for the Arrow McLaren team as well as racing fans.

« It’s been great to work with Rick Hendrick and Jeff Gordon to put this together, so big thanks to them for what will come to fruition in May 2024, » adds the boss of McLaren.

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