Team Penske’s Scott McLaughlin says that while he is disappointed that the new hybrid system for INDYCAR has been delayed he understands the decision behind it.
INDYCAR announced on Thursday that they are delaying the introduction of the new hybrid technology until after the 108th running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge on Sunday May, 26.
McLaughlin took to X formerly Twitter to say:
Ultimately disappointing for a lot of people, drivers, teams, fans, manufactures. But making sure the product on track continues to be competitive is a key and I think this is a good move to make sure we continue that. Can’t wait to get started for the season and then driving the… https://t.co/MqhIx9ZjlC
— Scott McLaughlin (@smclaughlin93) December 7, 2023
The 2024 NTT INDYCAR SERIES season gets underway from March 8-10 2024 with the Firestone Grand Prix of St Petersburg presented by RP Funding.