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F1 2022: McLaren calls Pato O’Ward again to test his F1 car in Barcelona

Patrick O'Ward the 2022 season is over indy car in seventh place, despite winning in Alabama and Iowabut his season is not over yet, as he received


Patrick O’Ward the 2022 season is over indy car in seventh place, despite winning in Alabama and Iowabut his season is not over yet, as he received the call from McLaren for testing the Formula 1 car in Barcelona.

After the conclusion of Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey over the weekend, O’Ward flew to England and on Monday I worked at the McLaren F1 simulator in Woking. , reported the Monterey County Weekly.

F1 held races on three consecutive weekends: Belgium, the Netherlands and Monza. There is a break of a couple of weeks before resuming the season in Asiabut in those days the teams seek to develop the vehicles.

O’Ward would be at the Barcelona tests, getting into the McLaren F1 for the third time that he drove for the first time in 2021 at Yas Marina. The Mexican driver renewed his contract with McLaren until 2025 in May.

After finishing testing in Barcelona, ​​O’Ward would have the break he didn’t get in 2021. “Last year I never had an off-season. I asked everyone not to contact me for six weeks in the winter. I’ll have that time to myself,” he declared.