Latest news on Arrow SPM
Oliver Askew will replace Felix Rosenqvist in the No. 7 Arrow McLaren SP Chevrolet Sunday at Belle Isle.
Ahead of tomorrow's Arrow McLaren SP-Chevrolet livery launch, we trawled for images of our favorite colorschemes from the Indy car histories of both McLaren and the Schmidt Peterson team.
Robert Wickens serves as the driver coach at Arrow McLaren SP-Chevrolet, and says the team’s hiring of Patricio O’Ward and Oliver Askew has produced an a line-up that couldn’t be more different. David Malsher-Lopez reports.
Fernando Alonso has suggested there is a possibility of him racing in other rounds of the NTT IndyCar Series besides the Indianapolis 500, either in preparation for the 104th running or afterward.
The striking new color scheme on the Arrow McLaren SP-Chevrolet IndyCars were revealed today in Indianapolis, with the heavy use of papaya orange highlighting the return to IndyCar of McLaren as a full-time works team.
Amid rumors that Honda Japan has rejected the idea of Fernando Alonso driving an Andretti Autosport-Honda in the Indianapolis 500, Arrow McLaren SP-Chevrolet co-owner Sam Schmidt says he has received no approaches from the two-time Formula 1 champion yet.
The former Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports team hasn’t just rebranded for 2020: the whole team has been revamped, and one of the key figures within the new structure is R&D engineer and race engineer, Craig Hampson. David Malsher explains why.
Motorsport.com continues its annual countdown of the biggest stories in racing with the surprising spate of established IndyCar drivers – James Hinchcliffe, Spencer Pigot, Sebastien Bourdais – losing their rides amid a wave of new talent arriving.
Arrow McLaren SP has signed Oliver Askew as one half of its 2020 youth movement, and the team’s belief is not misplaced, writes David Malsher.
Patricio O’Ward, the 2018 Indy Lights champion, turned his first laps in an Arrow McLaren SP-Chevrolet IndyCar this week. Circumstances weren’t ideal but driver, race engineer and managing director are already excited about their collective prospects, reports David Malsher.
McLaren's newly-signed young IndyCar drivers Patricio O'Ward and Oliver Askew could be called up for Formula 1 tests in 2020.
Team co-owner Sam Schmidt says that he expects Arrow McLaren SP-Chevrolet to enter a third car for next year’s Indianapolis 500, with two-time Formula 1 world champion Fernando Alonso a possibility.
Team co-owner Sam Schmidt says it was painful to replace James Hinchcliffe in the reconstituted Arrow McLaren SP team, but that he has “every faith” that the Canadian star will find a full-time ride for 2020.
Popular IndyCar driver James Hinchcliffe is out of a ride for 2020 as the newly branded Arrow McLaren SP has signed 2018 Indy Lights champion Patricio O’Ward and reigning Indy Lights champion Oliver Askew for next season.
The merged force of McLaren Racing and Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports has formally unveiled its new logo and released a form of mission statement.
The Arrow McLaren SP team – formerly Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports – is sending personnel to the Mexican and US Grands Prix as guests of the McLaren Formula 1 team, but the team denies that this suggests an imminent announcement regarding Patricio O’Ward.
IndyCar’s new-for-2020 aeroscreen is a welcome step forward in terms of cockpit protection – but it brings with it some technical challenges, as James Hinchcliffe’s race engineer at Arrow McLaren SP, Will Anderson, explains to David Malsher.
There were times this year when it seemed as is if Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports’ big-rigs must have run over the black cats that crossed their path. But at the end of it all, Sam Schmidt tells David Malsher that the team is in a better place now to make the next step toward vying for championships.
The rapid evolution of a rookie can be critical to the forward progress of a team, and Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports’ adaptation of Marcus Ericsson’s talent to IndyCar racing has proven mutually beneficial, as his race engineer explains to David Malsher.
James Hinchcliffe will remain with the Sam Schmidt-Ric Peterson owned IndyCar team he has made his home since 2015, despite the team’s switch to Chevrolet power for 2020 and his own ties with Honda.
A rookie test for Marcus Ericsson at World Wide Technology Raceway proved crucial to Arrow SPM teammate James Hinchcliffe playing a starring role in the race. Hinch’s race engineer Will Anderson explains to David Malsher how this perfect example of teamwork paid off, even if misfortune again prevented a strong result.
Fate again dealt Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports some low cards last weekend at Pocono, but James Hinchcliffe and Marcus Ericsson remain positive about their performances – and their prospects for this weekend’s IndyCar race. David Malsher reports.
McLaren CEO Zak Brown says the team’s failure to qualify for this year’s Indianapolis 500 was a setback that spurred the team on as it planned a full-time IndyCar return for 2020.
Any racecar driver will tell you there is an infinitesimally fine line between hero and zero, when the car is teetering on the edge of adhesion. For an IndyCar team’s raceday strategist, the margins can be even tighter than that, as Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports’ managing director Taylor Kiel explains to David Malsher.
A wayward rival knocked both Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports cars out of contention on the opening lap of the IndyCar race at Mid-Ohio, but even behind the cloud of gloom emerged some rays of light, as David Malsher explains.
Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports’ James Hinchcliffe earned a hard-fought third-place finish on IndyCar’s highly demanding and shortest oval, Iowa Speedway, and proved that without bad luck, this team can get the results promised by its pace. David Malsher reports.
Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsport-Honda driver James Hinchcliffe has admitted that it’s shocking to consider that it took until the 12th round of the NTT IndyCar Series season to land a top-three finish.
Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports’ James Hinchcliffe, Marcus Ericsson and Robert Wickens all took turns in the spotlight at Honda Indy Toronto, and each of them had a special memory to take home. David Malsher reports.
In a press conference at his home IndyCar race at Toronto, Robert Wickens has spoken movingly of how he appreciates the support from his network of friends and fans because some of his fellow spinal cord injury patients are less fortunate.
Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports’ driver-in-waiting Robert Wickens will never be formally replaced by his team. David Malsher explains why this is so, and why no one involved in his life is doubting that he can again become a force within IndyCar.
Robert Wickens will drive an Acura NSX equipped with hand controls at this weekend’s Honda Indy Toronto, 11th round of the 2019 NTT IndyCar Series, with the necessary modifications made by his Schmidt Peterson Motorsports team’s partner Arrow Electronics.
The quest for a perfect IndyCar setup often starts with understanding the Firestone tires. Marcus Ericsson’s Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports’ race engineer Blair Perschbacher explains the complexities to David Malsher – and it begins with the fact that there’s no substitute for on-track experience…
For every engineering problem in motorsport, there can be several solutions that each create new problems. If there’s someone you want on your side in such circumstances, it’s Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports race engineer Will Anderson, writes David Malsher.
With the Texas Motor Speedway race in the books and the Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports team having received another couple of adrenaline shots from its performance there, team technical director Todd Malloy assesses the race in the Lone Star state and the season so far, and sets near-term targets. By David Malsher.
From the IndyCar GP on the IMS road course to Indy 500 practice and qualifying, to Indy 500 race, to two street races in Detroit, to Texas Motor Speedway’s 1.5-mile oval – all in the space of a month. Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports’ competition director Billy Vincent explains how he and the crew keep answering the bell. David Malsher reports.
Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports’ 2019 IndyCar season had seen too many good runs ruined by fate and circumstances. The double-header at Detroit, with a runner-up finish from rookie Marcus Ericsson, saw the team’s potential start to be realized. David Malsher reports.
Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports driver Marcus Ericsson says his runner-up finish in the second race of the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix will be big news in his native country, as the first Swede on an IndyCar podium since Kenny Brack took second at Motegi in 2003.