President of Arrow McLaren SP Taylor Kiel says that the team are looking forward to heading back to Texas Motor Speedway this weekend, for the XPEL 375, the first oval event of the 2022 NTT IndyCar Series season. Speaking ahead of the race weekend, Kiel said:
We are all excited to get back to Texas. I think we’re kicking the weekend off in a thrilling way with Pato’s Home Fiesta presented by Mission Foods. We’ve got a lot of good momentum heading into this event at Texas Motor Speedway. It is looking like it will be an awesome event for fans in the Dallas Fort Worth area at Texas Live!
“Texas is a race we were obviously successful at last year, winning Race Two. So, certainly looking forward getting back on track, getting back on the ovals, defending our race win from last year, and leaving there with some momentum to roll into Long Beach.
Pato O’Ward heads to Texas in the No.5 Arrow McLaren SP Chevrolet as the defending race winner having taken his maiden NTT IndyCar Series victory here last year and speaking ahead of the race he is said:
“I love Texas. Texas is very close to my heart because it’s been home to me for many years, and it holds a special place in my heart because I got my first NTT INDYCAR SERIES win there! On top of that we get to kick the weekend off with Pato’s Home Fiesta presented by Mission Foods on Thursday to celebrate last year’s win. I’m looking forward to having some good fun and hoping to take home some nice hardware while we are at it.”
Felix Rosenqvist in the No.7 Vuse’s Chevrolet is looking forward to getting back on track this weekend in Texas saying:
“We are headed to Texas this weekend; it’s becoming one of our favorites on the calendar, especially with a win last year from Pato. I also had two very good races that we could have won last year so we’re all ready to get back. The first oval of the year is always exciting, as we can get the Arrow McLaren SP Chevrolets up to high speeds again.”