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Brown eyes up next challenge with McLaren Racing

McLaren are active in multiple series, with boss Zak Brown having two races as targets in particular.

Zak Brown is targeting a return to the Le Mans 24 Hours for McLaren Racing as they continue to expand into other series aside from Formula 1. Since assuming control as McLaren CEO, Brown has returned the team to the IndyCar Series, as well as entering Formula E and Extreme E to diversify the programme away from Grand Prix racing. New rules in the World Endurance Championship have seen Ferrari lured back into sportscar racing with Brown cautiously assessing a potential entry into the series. As well as a potential return to Le Mans - where McLaren claimed overall victory in 1995 - Brown also targeted another leg of motorsport's triple crown as a race he'd like to win.

McLaren's targets

"I think the future looks very, very exciting, and there is a lot of work ahead of us," Brown explained. "We want to compete for and win the World Championship [in F1], we want to win the Indy 500, we want to win the IndyCar championship. "So there is a lot of hard work ahead of us with some big goals, [but it is] one step at a time. "[I can] dream that [we will win each championship]. I don't want to get too greedy and say in one year, but that would be great. You've got to shoot for the stars and see where you end up." Brown expressed his desire to further add to McLaren's portfolio by racing in another of motorsport's legendary events. "I'd love to see us at Le Mans in sportscar racing," added Brown. "The stars all need to align and be in the right place at the right time and we [need to] make sure we're happy with our existing programs. "But if I could wave a magic wand and be in one of the racing series, it would be in sportscars."

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