There are days, rare days, when the stars align to provide you with such unbridled joy and emotion that it’s almost impossible to believe… 3,213 days after McLaren’s last win in F1, they crossed the line to finish P1 and P2 at the Italian Grand Prix.
A dramatic crash between title protagonists Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen that took both drivers out of the race cleared the way for Daniel Ricciardo to claim a sensational victory in the Italian Grand Prix, giving McLaren their first race win since the 2012 Brazilian Grand Prix – and a one-two to boot, as he […]
Unforgiving. That’s one word to describe Zandvoort. An awesome track, a real driver’s circuit, and the atmosphere was electric – but Zandvoort’s narrow twists and turns mean overtaking is nigh on impossible and McLarens fate was sealed after a difficult qualifying.
Today, August 30th would have been Bruce McLaren’s 84th birthday. One of the finest race car drivers ever and a true pioneer of motorsports. Today we celebrate his legacy by listening to one of his finest creations. The M8D gave his team one of its best years in Can-Am. Rallying superbly after the tragedy, McLaren […]
A unique ‘time capsule’ McLaren F1 road car has set a record auction price of $20.465 million at Gooding & Company’s Pebble Beach Auctions. With less than 390 kilometres (243 miles) on its odometer, this spectacular example of the F1 was sold in its ‘as delivered’ state and surpassed the previous record for a McLaren […]
Almost a year since his maiden F1 podium, Lando Norris was on the rostrum again in Spielberg. Every podium is special but what made this one that little bit sweeter was the pace they showed; but for a five-second time penalty, it’s possible to argue that Lando could have finished second. The positives on Sunday […]
Max Verstappen looked set to take his first first-ever Azerbaijan Grand Prix victory before he crashed out from the lead with just five laps to go – giving Sergio Perez a second career victory, as Lewis Hamilton locked up on the penultimate lap to finish 15th in a hugely dramatic race in Baku. For the […]
Red Bull’s Max Verstappen breezed to his maiden Monaco Grand Prix win over the Ferrari of Carlos Sainz and McLaren’s Lando Norris, with Ferrari polesitter and home hero Charles Leclerc failing to take the start after suffering a pre-race driveshaft issue – Verstappen also claiming the lead of the drivers’ championship for the first time […]