Rosenqvist to drive for McLaren in IndyCar or System E subsequent yr · RaceFans

Felix Rosenqvist will stay a McLaren driver in 2023 however the group is but to substantiate which sequence he’ll compete in.

The 30-year-old has raced in IndyCar since 2019 and joined the McLaren SP squad final season. It has already confirmed present driver Pato O’Ward and Alexander Rossi as two members of its expanded three-car entry for subsequent yr.

Nonetheless McLaren may also enter a group in System E for the primary time subsequent season. Rosenqvist beforehand raced within the sequence for Mahindra between 2016 and 2019.

McLaren introduced as we speak it has prolonged Rosenqvist’s contract for subsequent yr and can affirm which sequence he’ll race in at a later date.

Zak Brown, CEO of McLaren Racinf, stated the group had been desirous to re-sign the motive force who has loved success in each disciplines.

“As a confirmed race winner in each classes, it was necessary for us to safe his expertise withing the McLaren Racing household as we work to finalise our plans for 2023,” stated Brown.

“His expertise in System E could be invaluable as we head into this thrilling new period of racing for McLaren Racing however he has additionally made a improbable contribution to our IndyCar group. I stay up for working along with him to finalise one of the best alternative for him subsequent season.”

Rosenqvist stated he expects to be “ready to announce my plans within the coming weeks.”

“I’ve cherished my time with the Arrow McLaren SP group in IndyCar driving the quantity seven automobile and we’ve had some nice moments collectively, together with securing pole earlier this yr in Texas and coming dwelling P4 within the Indy 500,” he added.

“I’m excited and grateful to be given this chance to discover the brand new choices obtainable to utilise my expertise to assist McLaren begin 2023 on the strongest potential footing.”

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