McLaren will launch their 2023 Formulation 1 contender, the MCL37, on the McLaren Expertise Centre on February thirteenth.
The launch shall be broadcast on-line from 5pm native time.
The Mercedes-powered machine shall be pushed by Lando Norris and F1 rookie Oscar Piastri, who has been signed after Daniel Ricciardo was dropped by the crew a 12 months earlier than his contract with them was resulting from finish.
The brand new automobile shall be unveiled by the drivers and Andrea Stella, who took over as McLaren’s crew principal final month when Andreas Seidl left for Sauber.
McLaren goes into their third 12 months with Mercedes as energy unit provider, a relationship which has resulted in a single win and 5 different podium finishes because it began in 2021. Nevertheless the crew has solely visited the rostrum as soon as within the final 30 grands prix.
The 2 model’s earlier partnership from 1995 to 2014 delivered 78 wins, one constructors’ title and world championship titles for Mika Hakkinen and Lewis Hamilton.
Alex Palou, the 2021 IndyCar champion, will function the crew’s reserve driver this 12 months. His IndyCar marketing campaign with Chip Ganassi Racing will take precedence this 12 months, however he shall be obtainable to McLaren on 4 race weekends earlier than his season ends and he’s then free to affix the crew for the ultimate leg of the F1 calendar in Asia and the Americas.
McLaren’s announcement means half of the F1 discipline has now revealed its launch plans for the 2023 season.
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