McLaren Racing announced on Monday that it has signed a long-term agreement with Ugo Ugochukwu, the promising young driver from the USA, who was recently crowned FIA European karting champion.

The 13-year-old American has proven to be a revelation, already securing several titles in his young career in the US and Europe, and most recently winning the 2020 FIA OKJ European Championship.

Ugo is a promising young talent with strong development prospects. While he is still early in his career, it is clear he has the ingredients to be successful in the sport.

Andreas Seidl

Team Principal, McLaren F1

The agreement provides McLaren Racing with an option on Ugo’s services in the future while supporting his development and evolution as he progresses through the junior categories of motorsport.

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