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Reviews McLaren: Kevin Magnussen would fit well into the IndyCar series, but ...

00:05  24 october  2020
00:05  24 october  2020 Source:   motorsport-total.com

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Kevin Magnussen faces an uncertain future. It was announced on Thursday that he would lose his place at Haas. What the Dane will do in 2021 is therefore unclear. His former team - McLaren - would have liked to help him out with a place in the IndyCar , but ...

"I thought you'd ask me about a place in Formula 1, but we have two drivers," smiles Zak Brown. The McLaren managing director knows Magnussen from his time in Woking. Until 2015 he was part of the traditional British racing team.

"Kevin is a very fast, very aggressive driver, which I think would fit very well with the IndyCar driving style. But we have already fixed our line-up. One of the drivers, Pato [O'Ward] is already known , one is yet to be confirmed, "explains Brown.

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All things related to IndyCar , the premier open-wheel racing series in the US. Magnussen has had 1 better points position than Palmer and they've been fairly well balanced this since inspite Rumors of a solid financial incentive being offered to run Magnussen in IndyCar have also made the rounds.

So there is no more space for Magnussen, he regrets. "I don't think there is any chance for Kevin on our IndyCar team here. If we had a vacancy we would definitely consider it."

The place of Oliver Askew will not get Magnussen and also not Sergio Perez , but Felix Rosenqvist. Before that, however, the team had shown interest in the Mexican . There was even talk of a third car if enough sponsorship funds could be found.

But Brown believes that

Perez will stay in Formula 1. "Sergio is also an extremely great talent. It would be just as great to have him on our IndyCar team. However, I suspect he will stay in Formula 1, but I don't know for sure." A third car, apart from the Indy 500, is "unlikely".

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