Indycar | Indianapolis 500: Finish of the Palou cleaning soap opera: with Chip Ganassi in IndyCar… and with McLaren in F1
methe way forward for lex palou has been formally cleared. he already former 2021 IndyCar campIn one other sudden flip of occasions, stay a part of the Chip Ganassi Racing group the following season.
“Thrilled to announce that Chip Ganassi Racing and I’ve reached an settlement and that drive the quantity 10 automotive once more subsequent season“, the Catalan has written on his social networks. “I thank the group that has allowed the F1 check with McLaren out of my IndyCar commitments”, he added, thus confirming the information that jumped yesterday: Palou fulfill his dream of testing a Method 1 automotive…and greater than that.
McLaren Method 1 check and reserve driver
As MARCA has realized, subsequent season lex Palou mix his new assault on IndyCar with Ganassi with a program in Method 1 that place him as McLaren group check and reserve driver. As well as, and as deliberate from the primary settlement with the Woking group, be within the Abu Dhabi younger drivers checkin November, the place to drive the 2022 automotive.
On this means, the 2 events in dispute get what they need. Ganassi continues to depend on his jewel in IndyCar to attempt to regain the throne in the USA (and never see him sitting on considered one of his nice rivals) and McLaren recruits Spanish expertise for its Method 1 construction… which was what I wished from the start.
Ganassi permits him to do the check with the McLaren F1
Therefore the group Chip Ganassi Racing has approved the Catalan to take his first step in Method 1 with McLaren (the check that will probably be held this week on the Montmel circuit in just a few days wherein they may even shoot colton coronary heart Y Patrick O’Ward), the group that on the finish of June had claimed the Spaniard as a driver of its group for 2023.
“Thanks Chip, Mike. [Hull, director de CGR] and the entire group for the desire to work collectively and assist each the group and my private targets all through this course of”, writes the Spaniard, thanking the permission of the has been and can proceed to be your group.
Palou already hinted on Sunday night time, after reaching his solely victory this yr in IndyCar, that there was an open door to his continuity in Ganassi. “Sure, we’ll see what occurs,” he replied to the direct query of whether or not there have been probabilities of reconciliation… when it was anticipated that, as soon as the season was over, it could be extra emphatic about his intentions with McLaren.
McLaren publicizes its trident for 2023
As soon as the ultimate vacation spot of Palou is understood, McLaren has introduced the ultimate composition of its IndyCar groupto be made up of Patrick O’Ward, alexander rossi (becoming a member of from Andretti)… and Flix Rosenqvistwho will lastly maintain his seat within the construction of zak brown when it was going to be exactly the Spaniard who was going to deprive him of that steering wheel.
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