McLaren Racing CEO Zak Brown promised IndyCar driver Patricio O'Ward a Formula 1 test if we secures a win in IndyCar this season.

Brown made the promise to O'Ward, who drives for Arrow McLaren SP in IndyCar, ahead of IndyCar's season opener in Alabama. Arrow McLaren SP has a partnership with the McLaren F1 team.

O'Ward secured pole position for the race but finished fourth after running the wrong strategy.

The 21-year-old O'Ward won the Indy Lights series in 2018 and was briefly added of Red Bull's junior driver program in 2019, racing in Super Formula and F2 during his stint with the program.

O'Ward finished fourth in the IndyCar standings last season, his first year with Arrow McLaren SP. He secured four podiums but no wins.