Along the history, Mexico has only had six pilots who have appeared in Formula 1, It is not a bad number especially in countries of the American c
Along the history, Mexico has only had six pilots who have appeared in Formula 1, It is not a bad number especially in countries of the American continent.
Moisés Solana, Pedro Rodríguez, Ricardo Rodríguez, Héctor Rebaque, Esteban Gutiérrez and Sergio Pérez, They are the Aztec pilots that appear on such a selective list.
In recent years, and largely thanks to what ‘Checo’ has done in the ‘Big Top’, the fan base of motorsport in Mexico has grown considerably, so much so that the event of the Grand Prix of Mexico City It has been a total success, being considered the best each season that has been carried out since 2015.
This opens the hope to have another Mexican pilot in the maximum motorsport category, and that’s when we ask ourselves: What Mexican could be the next in F1?
The reality is that currently the only pilot with real possibilities in Patricio O’Ward. The Mexican finished in the third position of the indyCar championship and even that led him to win a test with McLaren at the end of the year.
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On October 12 he was at the facilities of the British team, to see the car of Formula 1, which will race in Abu Dhabi on December 13 andn tests for young drivers.
– Pato O’Ward (@PatricioOWard) October 16, 2021
Zak Brown, McLaren CEO, commented that in order for the Monterrey-born to make the leap to the top motorsport competition, he first needs to win the IndyCar title.