Carroll Joins McLaren GT for 2013

1 Mins read

McLaren GT  have announced Adam Carroll will race as a factory driver in 2013.

The 30-year old Northern Irishman moved to GT racing in 2012, contesting a reduced schedule in the Blancpain Endurance Series. Before the switch to GT racing, Carroll had a successful single-seater career, winning the 2009 A1GP Championship before competing in the Formula 1 feeder series, GP2.

“I would like to thank everyone at McLaren GT for this great opportunity to become a McLaren factory driver.” said Carroll “I am very proud to race for such a great name and team, and I look forward to the future ahead.”

Carroll’s appointment lines him up alongside Britons Rob Bell and Alexander Sims and Portuguese Alvaro Parente as factory McLaren GT drivers.

“I am really pleased that we can add someone with Adam’s calibre to our factory driver programme.” added McLaren GT Managing Director Andrew Kirklady “He showed great promise last year in the races he took part in, and he has adapted well to GT racing after a very strong career in single seaters.”

883 posts

About author
Based in Mid-Wales, James joined TCF at the start of the 2013 season, covering a range of disciplines, predominantly Motorcycle Road Racing and NASCAR. Follow him on Twitter @JCCharman
Related posts
ADAC GT MastersFormula 1GT World ChallengeIntercontinental GT ChallengeSportscars

Mercedes AMG to work more closely with Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula 1 Team

3 Mins read
Mercedes AMG have announced a re-structuring, which involves the sportscar department and the Formula 1 department working more closely together, as well as integrating the E-sports team into factory life.
Nurburgring 24 HoursNürburgring Endurance SeriesSportscars

Sabine Schmitz: 1969 - 2021

1 Mins read
The racing world is mourning the loss of a legend today after the news that Sabine Schmitz has lost her long battle with cancer.
British GTGT World ChallengeSportscars

SRO Motorsports Group Launch Road to Carbon Neutrality

1 Mins read
SRO Motorsports Group, organisers of #GTWorldChEU and #BritishGT, have announced a roadmap to carbon neutrality by 2023.

Leave a Reply