Arrow McLaren SP NTT IndyCar Series driver Robert Wickens says he aims to have an expanded role with the newly formed team during the 2020 season.
The Canadian who suffered horrific injuries in a crash at Pocono Raceway in 2018 remains with the team who have entered into an alliance with McLaren Racing.
The new look team have a new engine supplier in Chevrolet and two new drivers, James Hinchcliffe and Marcus Ericsson were replaced when the deal was announced with Patricio O’Ward and Oliver Askew.
Wickens, who was at multiple races last season as an advisor to the then Honda powered team missed several events due to infections.
The Canadian says he Hope’s to make it to all of the road an d street course events this year and of course the 104th running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge which takes place of May 24.
Wickens sees himself as Arrow McLaren SP’s unofficial driver coach and says he will help Askew and O’Ward in anyway he can.
The Canadian also hopes to someday soon return to the cockpit of the No.6 Arrow McLaren SP Chevrolet.
The first official track action of the year gets underway on Tuesday at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin Texas with a full field Spring Training two day test.