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McLaren Racing Shakes Up Sim Racing Lineup

McLaren Racing Shakes Up Sim Racing Lineup

McLaren Racing has overhauled their sim racing team, parting ways with star driver Dani Moreno and development drivers Otis Lawrence and Harvey Cowen.

McLaren Racing has announced a major shakeup to their elite McLaren Shadow F1 Sim Racing Team. This includes key members departing, signalling a new era for the prestigious sim racing outfit.

Dani Moreno

Headline Departures

The biggest name leaving is Dani Moreno, the Spanish sim racing star rejoined McLaren in 2023 after previously racing for them in 2020. Moreno competed this past season in the F1 Sim Racing World Championship alongside teammates Lucas Blakeley and Wilson Hughes. His departure leaves a major hole.

  • Development Drivers Gone: Otis Lawrence and Harvey Cowen are also parting ways with the team.

Ushering in New Talent With these three drivers leaving, McLaren must now rebuild their lineup from the ground up. The pressure is on to bring in fresh, elite-level sim racers capable of competing at the highest levels.

Maintaining the Legacy

McLaren Shadow has been a powerhouse sim racing team for years, but this exodus of talent presents a major challenge. The team must adapt quickly, finding the right mix of youth and experience to ensure their winning ways continue.

The Future Begins Now

All eyes will be on who McLaren brings in to fill the vacant seats. Can they lure big names or develop the next crop of sim racing stars? One thing is certain – McLaren Shadow’s legacy and pursuit of championships will not be deterred by this mass departure. A new era is dawning.






Darren Buckner

Darren Buckner

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