McLaren F1

Even the McLaren F1's Gearbox Has an Amazing Story

The six-speed manual that took the McLaren F1 to 243 mph was filled with regular BMW parts, but creating this drivetrain was anything but ordinary.<p>In 1992, the press release for the McLaren F1 went into great detail explaining what their new six-speed manual transmission was all about. It's worth …


Fernando Alonso 'sad' over McLaren F1's lack of power with Renault

Two-time Formula 1 champion Fernando Alonso says that McLaren's lack of performance in 2018 leaves him "sad."<p>While Alonso had been upbeat about the …

Motor Racing

McLaren cannot understand lack of pace

McLaren say they are struggling to understand why their cars lack pace and are planning key updates.

Formula One

Updated: F1 World Championship points standings

Updated Formula 1 world championship points after the Chinese Grand Prix, the third round of the 2018 F1 season at the Shanghai International …

Auto Racing

McLaren Explains How The Senna Earned Its Name

You don’t throw Senna’s name on just any car.<p>When McLaren unveiled its new hypercar, a successor to the brand’s P1, it came with a striking and …

Formula One

Marko: The McLaren cannot be as great as they claim

<b></b><b>Last year McLaren convinced themselves and anyone who would listen that their chassis was the best on the grid, according to them only their</b> …

Formula One

Stoffel Vandoorne: "We need to maximise every session"

Echoing the thoughts of his team-mate <b>Fernando Alonso</b>, <b>Stoffel Vandoorne</b> has said that the <b>McLaren F1 Team</b> must <i>“maximise every session”</i> in order to help …

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McLaren Group Reshuffled in The Wake of Renault-powered Formula 1 Debacle

After three disappointing seasons with Honda as the engine supplier, McLaren signed with Renault for the 2018 Formula 1 World Championship. But Toro …


Gallery: ex-Hawthorn 1953 Ferrari 625TF

<b>Found in a barn in Naples fitted with a Ford V12, this 65-year-old Ferrari 625TF is expected to fetch millions at auction</b><b></b>This ex-Mike Hawthorn 1953 …

Classic Cars

Legendary Laps: Donington 1993

McLaren's racers have driven many laps that have left lasting memories. From overcoming adversity to blowing away the field, these are some of …


Not so fast: McLaren F1 exec denies dangling F1 ride to team's junior drivers

A McLaren junior driver is suddenly quiet, days after saying McLaren F1 executive director Zak Brown promised the driver a move into F1 next year if …


McLaren in management restructure after poor start to season

<b>McLaren have restructured the management of their Formula 1 team after performances at the start of this season fell short of expectations.</b><p>Fernando Alonso is fourth in the championship but McLaren have failed to match Red Bull's pace.<p>Executive director Zak Brown has been put in formal charge of the …


Alonso – Breathtaking overtake compliation Bahrain GP

Fernando Alonso is an astonishing 4th in the Drivers Championship, and McLaren Renault 3rd in the Constructors Championship after the Bahrain Grand …

Formula One

Fernando Alonso: "We Just Cannot Underperform Again"

<b>Fernando Alonso</b> says that his <b>McLaren F1 Team</b> <i>“worked perfectly”</i> throughout the <b>2018 Bahrain Grand Prix</b> but in terms of performance, the team must <i>“up</i> …

Motor Racing

Stoffel Vandoorne: "For Me It Was An Amazing Race"

<b>Stoffel Vandoorne</b> has hailed the <b>2018 Bahrain Grand Prix</b> as <i>“an amazing race”</i> after fighting his way from last on lap one to eighth place at the …

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Some of the most beautiful and badass vehicles on the road are the most difficult to get in and out of without looking like an idiot. The vehicle …

Formula One

7 Supercars That Are Faster Than An F1 Car

You don’t need to be Lewis Hamilton to do 230-plus mph.<p>There is no denying that a Formula One car is fast. Every strand of carbon, even every wheel …


"Hope We Can Continue The Momentum" Says Fernando Alonso

<b>Fernando Alonso</b> is hoping to continue the momentum built from Melbourne ahead of the <b>2018 Bahrain Grand Prix.</b><p>The new partnership between <b>McLaren F1 …

Motor Racing

Stoffel Vandoorne: "Racing day to night always feels special"

<b>McLaren F1 Team</b> driver <b>Stoffel Vandoorne</b> has described the day-night challenge of racing in Bahrain as “<i>special and unique.”</i><p>Belgian Vandoorne made his …

Auto Racing

Top 10 F1 Drivers And Their Exotic Supercars

When you drive a Formula One car for a living, most road cars must seem pretty tame in comparison. Still, F1 drivers have to get about between tracks …

Motor Racing

Toto Wolff admits ‘painful mistake’

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff expects that the Bahrain Grand Prix will again be a challenging weekend, “but the challenges there will be completely …

Auto Racing

Your McLaren BP23 Will Arrive With...This Thingamajig - The Drive

Your McLaren BP23 Will Arrive With…This Thingamajig<p>Some cars come with luggage. The next McLaren hypercar comes with whatever this is.<p>James …

Formula One

McLaren's podium quest needs divine intervention

What can McLaren achieve this year? Why can't Mercedes follow other cars well? And was the Australian GP an accurate indicator of form for the rest …


McLaren MP4/4: The launch of a legend

As pre-season hype is consigned to the bin, it's worth recalling that, around this time 30 years ago, one of the greatest F1 cars ever turned a wheel …

Formula One

Alonso wants McLaren to "forget" midfield, target Red Bull

Fernando Alonso believes McLaren can aim to "forget" about its midfield rivals and target Red Bull instead in the next few Formula 1 races.<p>Alonso …

Formula One

Alonso: McLaren can target top three ‘very soon’

<b>Fernando Alonso has claimed McLaren will be able to fight in races with Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull “very soon” with their planned upgrade</b> …

Motor Racing

CIRCUIT GUIDE: Stoffel Vandoorne's virtual hot lap of Bahrain

Auto Racing

Has McLaren's $100m gamble paid off?

Fernando Alonso's fifth in Australia was McLaren's best start in years, but they are a second a lap behind the team they say they should be as good as. So what's going on?

Formula One

The 15 Best Designed Car Interiors of All Time

What makes a car interior great is how well it aligns with the car’s intended purpose. In a high-performance car, there shouldn’t be any distractions …


Forza Ferrari! Vettel wins, Ricciardo agonisingly close

SEBASTIAN Vettel won a thrilling duel with world champion Lewis Hamilton to steal the season-opening Australian Formula One Grand Prix.<p>The four-time …

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