Team Penske’s three-time IndyCar champion and four-time Indy 500 winner Rick Mears has endorsed Supercars ace Scott McLaughlin, should the New Zealander end up racing an IndyCar.
Team Penske president Tim Cindric has confirmed that Supercars champion Scott McLaughlin’s test at Sebring yesterday was more than just a novelty one-off and that the team is investigating the possibilities of the 26-year-old making his IndyCar race debut this season.
DJR Team Penske’s two-time and reigning Supercars champion was left awestruck by his first ever taste of IndyCar when he tested a Penske Dallara-Chevrolet at Sebring today.
Supercars has been forced to shift its New Zealand round from Pukekohe to Hampton Downs.
Scott McLaughlin’s IndyCar debut for Team Penske is one of several facets that make Monday’s five-car test at Sebring significant.
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