Arrived at Arrow McLaren SP in 2020, Pato O’Ward will stay with the IndyCar team until 2025, as we announced in AUTOweekly. Indy Lights champion in 2018, the Mexican started with Carlin in 2019 before joining Arrow Mclaren SP. With the American team, Pato O’Ward has won the three victories of his career, in Texas and Detroit in 2021, and most recently at Barber, for the Alabama Grand Prix. O’Ward, who tested with McLaren F1 in Abu Dhabi last year, will of course take part in the Indianapolis 500 this weekend. O’Ward seems particularly comfortable on the Speedway, he finished 6th in 2020, then as a rookie, and 4th last year. Pato O’Ward, 23, also has the 24 Hours of Daytona on his record, in 2017 (PC category) and in 2022 (LM P2).
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» I am incredibly happy to have locked in my future at Arrow McLaren SPsmiles the native of Monterrey. The team has been like a home to me for the past three years, and I look forward to continuing our quest for success as we fight for wins and titles. I want to thank the whole team for this opportunity, it’s exactly where I want to be. The CEO of McLaren Racing, Zak Brown, also welcomed the contract extension of his colt. » Pato is an important part of McLaren’s future in IndyCar and we are happy that he will be a key member of Arrow McLaren SP for years to come. He is an incredibly talented driver who has shown what he is capable of in IndyCar and I can’t wait to see him take his promising career to the next level. »