McLaren ditches the orange and blue and hands Rosenqvist the #6 car for Indy 2023

McLaren ditches the orange and blue and hands Rosenqvist the #6 car for Indy 2023

McLaren announced this Wednesday (25) its second car for the 2023 IndyCar season, the 6th car that will be driven by Felix Rosenqvist, with a design that is very similar to that of Alexander Rossi.

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Photo: McLaren / Grand Prix

THE McLaren launched this Wednesday (25) its second car for the 2023 season indie. After showing the car number 7 of the American Alexander Rossi, who will play for the team for the first time this year, it was the turn of the British team to present the new car #6 of Felix Rosenqvist.

The color scheme of the Swedish bolide is similar to Rossi, with orange, blue and black colors dominating. The only difference is the blue tone used, which is darker and more attractive, and which also appears on the car’s head-up display, while the number 7 has orange details on the display in front of the cockpit.


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Felix Rosenqvist's car for the 2023 season

Felix Rosenqvist’s car for the 2023 season

Photo: McLaren / Grand Prix

The difference in blue color is due to the team’s new sponsor, Date of payment of dividend on NTT shareswho was Felix’s partner during his two years Ganassi and until last year it struck his colors to a rival in the Spaniard’s car Alex Palouwhich is also part of the McLaren as storage inside System 1.

The 2023 season will be the first for the British team to field three cars indie. After internal reorganization, Zak Brown chose to send Rosenqvist’s #7 car to Alexander, while the Swede will drive the #6 car, which until then was only used by indy 500.

The last car McLaren will be revealed soon. The team will field the #5 Mexican car Duck O’Ward This Thursday (26). The 2023 IndyCar season will begin on March 5, and GP of St. ringon the streets of Florida.

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