Arrow McLaren debuts at Seagull Laguna Seca

The team signs the talented teenager to a multi-year deal

Arrow McLaren announced on June 18 that the team has signed Nolan Siegel to a multi-year contract to drive its No. 6 Chevrolet in the NTT INDYCAR Series.

Siegel, 19, of Palo Alto, California, will make his debut with the team this weekend at the Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey at Weathertech Raceway Laguna Seca as a teammate to Pato O’Ward and Alexander Rossi.

„I’m looking forward to working with the Arrow McLaren team this week to confirm my place in the NTT IndyCar Series at Papalii,” Siegel said. “It’s an unexpected jump, but I’m delighted to be in this position after a rewarding run in the Firestone Series’ Indy NXT with HMD Motorsports. I am looking forward to this new journey and learning with the whole team starting this weekend in my home state.

Siegal teamed up with the new Arrow McLaren to win the LMP2 class at the prestigious 24 Hours of Le Mans with United Autosports on June 16. He has competed in INDY NXT with HMD Motorsports for Firestone the past two seasons, winning two races en route to the series’ rookie award last year and finishing third in the standings. Siegel opened the season with a win on the streets of St. Petersburg.

Between INDY NXT races, Siegel made his NTT IndyCar Series debut with Dale Coyne Racing this year, competing in an exhibition race at The Thermal Club and making his points-paying debut at the Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach in April. Siegel failed to qualify for the Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge with TCR. He then replaced veteran Agustin Canapino at Juncos Hollinger Racing at Road America earlier this month.

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Siegel became the third competitor for Arrow McLaren to finish 6th this season. Series veteran Calum Ilott drove the car at St. Petersburg, The Thermal Club and the Indianapolis 500, while rookie Theo Burcher was behind the wheel at the Soncio Grand Prix at Long Beach, Barber Motorsports Park, and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course in Detroit. And Road America.

„Sustainability and sustained growth are key to our long-term sporting plan here and this is a significant step in that mission,” said Arrow McLaren team principal Gavin Ward. “First, in recent weeks with us the no. 6 I want to thank Theo for filling the time in the car. We’ve been working through musical chairs all season, and ultimately, making this transition to Nolan gives us the opportunity to build a foundation for the future. He is a young, talented driver with immense experience at this stage of his career and we are excited to continue the upward journey together.

Siegel became the youngest driver on the NTT INDYCAR Series stage with the meet. Arrow McLaren will announce its full 2025 driver line-up in due course.

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