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McLaren-Honda – the name evokes stirring memories of the past; of Ayrton Senna battling Alain Prost for supremacy; of classic red and white machines dominating for season upon season; of an iconic team writing one of the defining chapters in the motor racing history books. Reuniting such an illustrious partnership brings with it the heavy weight of expectation, but all at McLaren and Honda are wor…
It’s not only the launch of the MP4-30 today; it’s the day when we throw the wraps off our new team identity, definitively revealing ourselves as McLaren-Honda. And that means the first appearance of the drivers in their new teamwear at the start of a new year. For many fans, that’s one of the defining moments of the new season.
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What makes 2015’s MP4-30 car tick, and what does it take to design a Formula 1 car to the 2015 technical regulations? McLaren engineers Tim Goss, Matt Morris and Peter Prodromou help us find out.
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Next week will see the unveiling of the McLaren Honda MP4-30, surely one of the most eagerly anticipated F1 cars of recent years given the heritage of the combination. Some 27 years ago, we awaited the first Honda-powered McLaren, the MP4/4 with a similar sense of expectation. The big difference is that, back then, Honda was already well established after five years with Williams and Lotus.
Next week will see the unveiling of the McLaren Honda MP4-30, surely one of the most eagerly anticipated F1 cars of recent years given the heritage of the combination. Some 27 years ago, we awaited the first Honda-powered McLaren, the MP4/4 with a similar sense of expectation. The big difference is that, back then, Honda was already well established after five years with Williams and Lotus.
Read part 7 of the Jenson Button story on the official McLaren website.
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Fernando Alonso: The Ferrari years. Part 5 of the biographical series featuring the career of McLaren-Honda driver Fernando Alonso. Read it here.
The arrival of Fernando Alonso at McLaren in 2007 was celebrated with one of the biggest and most extravagant new car launches Formula 1 had ever seen. More than 100,000 spectators lined the streets of Valencia – an ancient Mediterranean city made impressively modern through a massive construction programme – to witness a floodlit F1 street demonstration with Spaniard Fernando Alonso and rookie Le…
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McLaren-Honda. For all Formula 1 fans, there’s something inescapably special about the way those two words sit alongside each other. For McLaren fans in particular, it evokes an era when our fabulous red and white racing cars were driven by icons Ayrton Senna and Alain Prost – and were usually driven to victory, too
CNN International and McLaren Technology Group enter multi-year partnership ahead of 2015 Formula 1 season CNN International, the world’s leader in international news, and McLaren Technology Group announced today that CNN is confirmed as a new McLaren-Honda partner for the 2015 Formula 1 season and beyond. The multi-year global partnership brings together two world-class pioneering brands, both of…
F1 W06 Hybrid to be Unveiled in Jerez on Sunday 1 February 2015
At the start of the century, Formula 1 was in need of a shake-up. Ferrari’s Michael Schumacher had demolished the opposition with five consecutive world titles and the sport was crying out for a new, young star to break the domination. The saviour was the emerging talent from the Asturias region of Spain, who was already the sport’s youngest winner of a grand prix
I am absolutely delighted that I will be writing a regular monthly blog on mclaren.com/formula1 throughout 2015. I still follow modern-day Formula 1 very closely, as you would expect, but I intend the writing I will do for McLaren this year to focus on my own racing days. I drove for the team from 1993 until 2001, winning 20 Grands Prix and two Drivers’ World Championships in that time (1998 and 1…
For 2015, mclaren.com/formula1’s new monthly blogger will be double Formula 1 world champion Mika Hakkinen. Mika won both of his world championships for McLaren – in 1998 and 1999.
After Fernando Alonso had won the Formula Nissan series at his first attempt, his prize was a Minardi test at Fiorano, in which he was studiously watched by a number of F1 teams – including officials from Ferrari. Minardi’s sporting director Cesare Fiorio was on the look out for fresh talent for the 2001 Formula 1 season and the experienced campaigner was immediately struck by the talented Alonso,…
The Artist Angela Palmer was given unprecedented access to the highly secretive world of Formula 1 engineering to realise an extraordinary collection of sculptures for her solo show ‘Adrenalin’. – News
Fernando Alonso can thank his older sister Lorena for sparking his passion for racing. She didn’t show any interest in playing with the kart their father, José Luis Alonso, had built for her. But as a young toddler, Fernando took a shine to the machine and as his father towed him around a makeshift track, his desire for speed intensified.
Estonian driver Kevin Korjus, the 2010 Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 champion, celebrates his 22nd birthday today. After making his debut in a Formula Renault 2.0 in Finland, Kevin Korjus broke on to the international scene in the Formula Renault 2.0 North European Cup before earning his first World Series by Renault drive in 2010. Driving for the Koiranen Bros team, the Estonian was the first man to win a race in the new Formula Renault 2.0 car launched in 2010, and went on that season to (…) – News
With the New Year festivities a fading memory and Christmas decorations packed away our attention is now fully focussed on the 2015 F1 season. However, fans and media alike have to be patient, because these days January is a quiet month, at least on the surface. Behind the scenes it’s anything but as McLaren and the other teams are working flat out to ready their new cars for testing, which will k…
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A review of McLaren's 2014 Formula 1 season, from the MP4-29 car launch to the announcement of the 2015 McLaren-Honda driver line-up. Read it here.
From the tenth season of the World Series by Renault to the record Mégane R.S. 275 Trophy-R to the launch of the Clio R3T and the advent of the Formula E with the Spark-Renault SRT_01E, Renault Sport had a 2014 year rich in success. And now an overview with Renault Sport Technologies President, Patrice Ratti
Just as it does at the end of every year, the French Motorsports Federation (FFSA) brought together the sport’s leading lights to salute the champions of 2014 at its Motorsport Trophy gala in Paris. The FFSA’s Steering Committee and its chairman Nicolas Deschaux were there to hand out awards to the men and women who have been flying the flag for French motorsport on the international scene this year. Attended by a 1,000 people and held at Les Folies Bergère, the event saw 2014 Formula (…) – News
On the surface, this year’s MP4-29 chassis was a logical evolution of last year’s car. However, the new-for-2014 powertrain regulations – which saw the end of the 2.4-litre, naturally aspirated V8 era, which began in 2006, and the introduction of all-new 1.6-litre turbo V6 with sophisticated energy recovery systems – meant a thorough overhaul of the design. Valuable lessons learned during ’13 were…
Why should we leave it to the summer to host all the best sporting contests? If the Olympics and the World Cup have become synonymous with sunny celebrations in the outdoors, we at McLaren wanted to create a sporting event that could be enjoyed indoors, on your computer, probably while nursing a warm cup of tea and recovering from a heavy winter cold. In that spirit, we present #McLarenBattles – a…
P2 for Pascal at the 2014 Race of Champions!
Quatrième de la Formula Renault 2.0 ALPS, George Russell est devenu le plus jeune pilote à recevoir, à 16 ans, le McLaren Autosport BRDC, l’une des récompenses les plus prestigieuses décernées aux talents britanniques en devenir. Winner of the last Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 race, Russell defeats Alexander Albon, Ben Barnicoat and Seb Morris who drove Formula Renault 2.0 single-seater this year.