Mark Miles, the president of Hulman and Company, parent company of the Verizon IndyCar Series says that McLaren coming to the sport on a full-time basis would be great for the series.
McLaren returned to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway at the end of May where Fernando Alonso competed in the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil.
Alonso started the race from fifth place on the grid but was forced retire from the race due to an engine failure.
Miles confirmed that McLaren Executive Director Zak Brown wants to bring McLaren back to the Indianapolis 500 next year while the organization are exploring their options for running a full-time team in the Verizon IndyCar Series.
Miles said thst would make commercial sense for McLaren to go full-time in the Verizon IndyCar Series as the United States is their biggest market in terms of car sales.
Miles believes bringing McLaren to the Verizon IndyCar Series full-time would be a terrific addition to the series. It was announced recently that Harding Racing who are competing in their second Verizon IndyCar Series race in Texas this weekend will go full-time in the Verizon IndyCar Series in 2018.