Why McLaren chose Théo Pourchaire for Long Beach

Called in as reinforcements by McLaren to replace David Malukas at Long Beach and certainly also at Barber, Théo Pourchaire will make his debut in IndyCar this weekend. Zoom on behind the scenes of the merger between the Woking brand and the Frenchman.

Published on 19/04/2024 à 11:50

Jeremy Satis

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Why McLaren chose Théo Pourchaire for Long Beach

Théo Pourchaire will make his debut in IndyCar. © Florent Gooden / DPPI

Sometimes you have to remember to wet your neck when you receive a phone call. While he went to the Magny-Cours circuit to offer a few lucky people a first taste of speed on the sidelines of the first round of the Lamera Cup, on March 29, Theo Pourchaire received a phone call. On the line ? A certain Zak Brown. “It was quite unexpected, the Frenchman told us. It was a really relaxing day, and I got this call from McLaren telling me they wanted me to ride for them at the Long Beach Grand Prix to replace an injured driver. It was a

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