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McLaren Boss Laudes NASCAR driver after his huge achievemnt

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As the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series champion, Larson’s versatility as a racecar driver has certainly caught the attention of fans and racing enthusiasts worldwide. Let’s dive into some details about his participation in the 2024 Indianapolis 500.

During the open test for the Indianapolis 500, Larson showcased his skills. His No. 17 Arrow McLaren Chevrolet clocked the second-fastest lap, despite the session being shortened due to rain. His immediate pace and performance have turned heads in international racing circles . In fact, Larson secured a stunning P5 position in qualifying, outperforming his highly-rated teammate, Pato O’Ward.

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“I think the racing community is big and small, and they all pay attention to the various forms of racing and have a lot of respect for all the different disciplines,” said Brown.

“Kyle‘s one of the best drivers I‘ve ever worked with for sure, without a doubt,“ Gavin Ward, Arrows McLaren Team Principal said. “I can‘t believe how well he‘s done here. I‘m over the moon, the team at Arrow McLaren is over the moon, and Hendrick Motorsports is absolutely over the moon with how things have gone from here. We‘ll just keep trying to execute from here.”

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McLaren Dominates Indy 500 Qualifying: Four Cars in Top 15

Kyle Larson

On the first day of qualifying, McLaren Racing showcased its prowess by placing all four of its cars in the Fast 12 shootout for the pole position. This achievement alone speaks volumes about the team’s preparation and driver talent.

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The four McLaren entries—driven by Felix Rosenqvist, Pato O’Ward, and others—demonstrated their speed and consistency, setting the stage for an exciting race day.

Felix Rosenqvist, piloting the No. 6 NTT DATA Arrow McLaren Chevrolet, posted the third-fastest qualifying effort in Indianapolis Motor Speedway history. His performance was nothing short of remarkable.

Pato O’Ward also secured a spot in the Firestone Fast Six, further reinforcing McLaren’s front-row presence. With both cars having a chance for pole position, the team’s prospects are looking bright.

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I'm Moin Akhunji, a passionate sports writer renowned for my unique storytelling approach. My expertise spans across various sports, notably NASCAR, F1, and IndyCar. I hold a profound admiration for athletes like Chase Elliott and Dale Earnhardt Jr. When I'm not crafting articles, you'll likely find me trekking in the hills, indulging in my favorite hobby.
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