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– New McLaren 720S GT3 laps the entire field on race debut at Gulf 12 Hours
– First race car designed and built in-house by McLaren Automotive outperforms new GT3 cars from rival manufacturers on outright pace
– McLaren Customer Racing team salvages strong race finish after late-race drama
– 720S GT3 set to continue test and development programme ahead of homologation Read More »

– Ben Barnicoat, Alvaro Parente and Shane van Gisbergen to drive McLaren 720S GT3 at Gulf 12 Hours on December 13-15
– Endurance race at the Abu Dhabi Yas Marina circuit will be the competitive debut of the new 720S GT3 race car
– 720S GT3 is the first car designed and built by McLaren Automotive’s in-house motorsport department
– Car will be entered by in-house McLaren Customer Racing team for debut race Read More »

Twenty-one year-old McLaren Automotive Factory Driver Ben Barnicoat got off to a perfect start in the opening British GT Championship weekend at Oulton Park, winning the first race of the season in the 570S GT4 of customer team track-club, in turn scoring the track-only Sports Series model its first victory of 2018 in global competition. Read More »

mclaren-bathurst17aThe McLaren 650S GT3 will return to Mount Panorama circuit in Australia next month with four customer team-run entries confirmed for the 2017 Bathurst 12 Hour. The race will also mark the competitive debut outing of Ben Barnicoat who joins the McLaren GT Driver Academy for 2017.

20-year-old Ben Barnicoat joins the McLaren GT Driver Academy after impressing in single-seater racing over the past few seasons. Barnicoat is supported by the prestigious Racing Steps Foundation – a private non-profit organisation focused on developing the UK’s greatest young talent in motorsport – and was a part of the McLaren Formula 1 Young Driver Programme from 2010. Read More »