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– Jonny Kane and Dean Stoneman added to the Factory Driver line-up
– All Factory Drivers to feature in Blancpain GT Series
– Jazeman Jaafar a new addition to the McLaren GT Driver Academy
– Four members of the GT Driver Academy to race for Strakka Racing

McLaren has confirmed British drivers Jonny Kane and Dean Stoneman as additions to its Factory Driver roster for 2017, which has grown to five drivers as the season plans have been finalised. 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 »

Honda-powered Strakka Racing will field the only all-British driver line up in the 56 car entry at this year’s 80th Le Mans 24 Hours (16-17 June), with Nick Leventis (London), Danny Watts (Buckingham) and Jonny Kane (Thame) racing a Honda Performance Development ARX-03a in the world’s most gruelling motor race.

In honour of both the occasion and the 70,000 British fans that annually make the pilgrimage to the famous Circuit La Sarthe, the Silverstone-based team’s LMP1 prototype will run with a Union Flag on the shark fin (the obligatory vertical aerodynamic device which runs down the spine of the car). Read More »