Andretti Global’s Marcus Ericsson and Arrow McLaren’s David Malukas made their on track debut for their respective new teams at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Friday.
The pair tested the new for 2024 Hybrid technology on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval.
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David Malukas enjoyed his first day on track with Arrow McLaren and speaking about the transition from Dale Coyne Racing to Arrow McLaren, Malukas said:
Yes, there’s many new people that I feel like we’ve been doing a pretty good job getting to know everybody, getting connections. The way we’ve been doing the structures, it’s been different engineers and performance engineers going to each test. Kind of getting a feel for everybody and making relationships, building chemistry.
The main thing is just trying to get used to all the new tools and resources that I have at hand. Arrow McLaren gives a lot, and I’m just trying to make sure I can use all of it to help on my side of things. It’s been very good.
Malukas confirmed that it has not yet been decided who will be his race engineer next season but he worked with Will Andersen and Brian Barnhart for the test at Indy.