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McLaren could test with Honda engine this year

The McLaren-Honda reunification could make its track-based return this year, just days after the end of the 2014 season, according to Eric Boullier. “The safe side is that we’ll obviously be in Jerez with a McLaren-Honda car,” said Boullier, McLaren Racing Director. “But it keeps open to maybe the possibility that if everything is matching […]

Honda on track for 2015 Formula 1 return

In an interview with the official Formula 1 website Honda’s Yasuhisa Arai has confirmed the McLaren-Honda deal is exclusive for one season only and that they will consider supplying other teams from 2016 if there is demand. Arai also stated it is unlikely that Honda will run its V6 power unit in earnest before 2015 […]

Eleven facts about the McLaren F1

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We love the McLaren F1. You love the McLaren F1. Everybody loves the McLaren F1! It was recently voted the greatest supercar of all time by readers of Car magazine. That poll was part of the mag’s six decades of the supercar special. You can read more about that by following the link below, where […]

McLaren P1 GTR design concept revealed

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Mention the name McLaren F1 and most car nuts go wobbly at the knees. Add the letters GTR, to make the McLaren F1 GTR, and we turn into a blubbering mess of admiration and awe. It really was that good. Well, the F1 GTR will soon have a successor: the P1 GTR. At this stage […]

2014 Hungarian Grand Prix in pictures

Determination, courage, pride and, most of all, talent; Daniel Ricciardo has them all. His results so far in 2014 have exceeded expectations and let’s hope that continues for some time yet. You can relive Daniel’s victory in the Hungarian Grand Prix below. There’s over 100 photos on offer and some of them even feature subjects […]

2014 German GP: Felipe Massa crash

Amateur footage uploaded to YouTube gives us another look at the opening lap crash from the 2014 German Grand Prix involving Felipe Massa and Kevin Magnussen. You can also see Daniel Ricciardo forced way off track to avoid the incident. The race stewards investigated the crash and decided neither Massa nor Magnussen were responsible and […]

2014 British GP: Qualifying report

Nico Rosberg will start from pole position after a topsy turvy qualifying at the British Grand Prix. It’s the German’s fourth pole for the year and once again he was lucky to gain a big advantage over his key championship rival and teammate Lewis Hamilton. Rain was present throughout all three qualifying sessions which meant […]

McLaren reveals special edition 650S

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McLaren is rocking up to the Goodwood Festival of Speed with this black ops (say, that again) version of its 650S. Lovingly crafted by McLaren Special Operations only 50 of these will be made available worldwide. We’d not be so rude to call this car a cynical exercise in extracting more folding stuff from cashed […]

McLaren F1 owners’ GTG

Picture this: 12 McLaren F1s, six McLaren F1 GTRs, two McLaren P1s and a collection of McLaren 12Cs and 650Ss. That’s one fearsome get together, featuring some of the motoring world’s best ever creations. Of course, despite the P1’s might, it’s the revolutionary F1s which stole the limelight at this weekend event in Italy. A […]