McLaren with option for Formula E grid slot

01/11/2021 Formula 1 News

McLaren with option for Formula E grid slot
Photo: McLaren / Charles Coates

McLaren Racing announced today that it has signed an option to participate in the FIA Formula E World Championship in its ninth season (2022/23).

The option gives McLaren the opportunity to participate in the championship as one of a maximum of 12 participants for the 2022/23 season.

McLaren Racing is currently excluded from competing as a team in Formula E because its technology division McLaren Applied is the exclusive battery supplier for the series. However, as this contract expires at the end of the 2021/22 season, the team can now consider participating.

McLaren Racing will spend 2021 evaluating the feasibility of entering the series against a set of established criteria before making a decision.

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