Ugo Ugochukwu, who is the son Nigerian super model Oluchi Onweagba-Orlandi, was recently crowned FIA European karting champion. The 13-year-old who is also an American has proven to be a gem, already securing several titles in his young career in the US and Europe, and 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 advances through the junior categories of motorsport.
The McLaren Team stated that they have been watching Ugo’s progress with interest, so when the opportunity to sign an agreement with him became available, they had no hesitation moving on it. noting that Ugo is a promising young talent with strong development prospects.
While he is still early in his career, it is evident he has the ingredients to be successful in the sport. we wish him a successful development