Arrow McLaren and Hendrick Motorsports met at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday morning to unveil Kyle Larson’s 2024 Indianapolis 500 NTT INDYCAR SERIES. livery, the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series champion will drive the No.17 Hendrickcars.com Chevrolet.
Speaking about the news, Mr Hendrick said:
“Having the opportunity to support Kyle, partner with an elite team like Arrow McLaren and promote HendrickCars.com in one of the world’s great auto racing events is truly unique. “All of us are competitors. Putting Kyle in top-level equipment and allowing ample time for him to prepare for such a difficult challenge was important. It’s going to be very, very special to field a Chevrolet in the Indy 500 as a car owner. A collaboration like this was what we needed to make it happen, and fortunately, the stars aligned. We’re 100% committed to doing it right and look forward to working with Zak and his organization.”
Kyle Larson, who will compete in both the Indianapolis 500 and the Coca-Cola 600 on the same day commented saying:
“I’m super excited. “Competing at the Indianapolis 500 is a dream of mine and something I’ve wanted to do for a very long time – since I was a child before I ever began competing in sprint cars. To do it with McLaren and Mr. Hendrick especially is a dream come true. I’m grateful for the opportunity and am really looking forward to it even though it’s still about a year-and-a-half away. I’m really looking forward to competing in both the Indianapolis 500 and the Coca-Cola 600 and maybe even get a win or two that day.”