McLaren will return to full-time IndyCar competition next season for the first time since 1979 in a partnership with existing team Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports.
The new venture will be renamed Arrow McLaren Racing SP and rely on Arrow SPM's current infrastructure. McLaren will be responsible for technical expertise, commercial experience and marketing. It will be a two-car team that will switch from Honda to Chevrolet next season.
"IndyCar has been part of McLaren since our early years of racing, and the series today provides not only a commercial platform to continue to grow our brand in North America but competition with some of the best teams in international motorsport," said Zak Brown, CEO of McLaren Racing.