McLaren

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United Kingdom McLaren-Mercedes
Vodafone McLaren Mercedes logo.png
Full name Vodafone McLaren Mercedes
Base Woking, Surrey, United Kingdom
51°20′45″N 0°32′52″W / 51.34583°N 0.54778°W / 51.34583; -0.54778Coordinates: 51°20′45″N 0°32′52″W / 51.34583°N 0.54778°W / 51.34583; -0.54778
Team principal(s) Martin Whitmarsh
Technical directors Paddy Lowe
Neil Oatley
Formula One World Championship Career
Debut 1966 Monaco Grand Prix
Latest race 2011 Brazilian Grand Prix
Races competed 703
Constructors' Championships 8 (1974, 1984, 1985, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1998)
Drivers' Championships 12 (1974, 1976, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1998, 1999, 2008)
Race victories 175
Pole positions 147
Fastest laps 148 [1]
2011 position 2nd (497 points)

Vodafone McLaren Mercedes (McLaren Racing Limited) is a Formula 1 racing team. McLaren was started by Bruce McLaren in 1963. McLaren's current drivers are Jenson Button and Sergio Perez. Jenson Button was the 2009 World Champion.

McLaren also make some other cars at its Woking factory, like the Mercedes McLaren SLR supercar.

McLaren M7A (1968) in the Donington Collection
Bruce McLaren driving his own team's car at the 1969 German GP. He got the third most points in Formula One in that year.
McLaren MP4/4 (1988) in the Honda Collection Hall
Hamilton at the 2010 Malaysian GP


Formula One World Championship results[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. Includes John Surtees' fastest lap in the 1970 South African Grand Prix in a non-works McLaren.