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McLaren Signs 13-Year-Old Ugo Ugochukwu

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Looking for the next Lewis Hamilton, McLaren signed 13-year-old Nigerian-American karting champion, Ugo Ugochukwu to a contract to wear the papaya.

The American teenager has already won several titles in both the USA and Europe – most recently winning the 2020 FIA OKJ European Championship.

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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