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Honda forced Arrow SPM and McLaren into Chevrolet engine switch

Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports team owner Sam Schmidt says he felt it was a “no-brainer” to stay with Honda, but it was ultimately the Japanese manufacturer’s decision to pull out of the team. McLaren recently announced that it would be returning to IndyCar full-time in a collaboration with Arrow SPM. Schmidt’s team has been a long-term Honda affiliate but the marque has been reluctant to align itself with McLaren in the wake of its difficult recent Formula 1 history. The Arrow McLaren SPM squad will instead use Chevrolet power. When asked how difficult it was to separate from Honda, Schmidt said: 'Extremely difficult, you know, because there is that loyalty....
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