Kanaan takes on advisory role with Arrow McLaren

INDIANAPOLIS MOTOR SPEEDWAY, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA - MAY 19: #66: Tony Kanaan, Arrow McLaren Chevrolet at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Friday May 19, 2023 in Indianapolis, United States of America. (Photo by Phillip Abbott / LAT Images)

A month on from his final NTT IndyCar Series race with Arrow McLaren at the Indy 500, the popular Brazilian has become a permanent fixture at the team in the capacity of Special Advisor.

The 2004 series champion and 2013 Indianapolis 500 winner will travel with the team to races and tests, serving as a driver mentor while also working with the team’s commercial partnerships and business development.

“I’m thrilled to have Tony join Arrow McLaren and our McLaren Racing family in a more formalized capacity following his brilliant INDYCAR career,” said McLaren CEO Zak Brown. “He’s a racer, and he knows how to win. Having him around our team and mentoring our drivers can only make us stronger contenders in the NTT IndyCar Series championship.”

Kanaan is a 17-time race winner with 389 IndyCar starts to his credit, and has also long been recognized by for his value in sponsorship development. Arrow McLaren Racing Director Gavin Wood said all that experien

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