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– 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 »

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– Global public debut of the 720S GT3 to take place in the home of McLaren in the Middle East, at the Bahrain GT Festival, November 30 – December 1
– Gulf 12 Hours in Abu Dhabi confirmed as the maiden competitive outing for the first car designed and built by McLaren Automotive’s in-house motorsport department
– 720S GT3 test and development programme moves on to the Middle East Read More »

The McLaren 570S GT4 scored a memorable 1-2-3 finish in the two-hour British GT Championship season finale at Donington Park, with customer teams Equipe Verschuur and Tolman Motorsport finishing with cars on the podium.

For the final qualifying of the 2018 season, the 570S GT4 showed strong pace, with three examples in the top five grid slots. The Equipe Verschuur driving duo of Finlay Hutchison and Daniel McKay proved the quickest McLaren over the one lap sprint, lining up second on the grid. Read More »

– First factory programme to authenticate McLaren F1 supercar now available to owners
– New service aims to safeguard originality of iconic car for future generations
– Ex-Le Mans F1 GTR ‘25R’ emerges from rebuild by McLaren Special Operations as fully restored, first F1 Certified car Read More »

– Track testing in Europe and US for McLaren Automotive customer racing division developed GT race car
– New 720S GT3 will elevate the extreme performance of the 720S road car to world-class track pace – accessible to both professional and amateur drivers
– Intensive schedule to include race-speed tests on a variety of demanding circuits, with development prototypes covering more than 30,000km to prove exceptional durability and efficiency
– Pricing for the McLaren 720S GT3 is confirmed at £440,000 Ex Works, with first examples available to customer teams for entry into major GT3 championships in 2019 Read More »

On a busy weekend for McLaren Automotive customer teams racing around the world, the McLaren 570S GT4 scored its third overall GT4 win of the 2018 British GT season at Brands Hatch and set pole at Road America in Wisconsin. The 650S GT3 driven by Fraser Ross took the Australian GT Championship points lead after scoring two podium finishes in three races in Australia.

In the UK, the McLaren 570S GT4 scored its third overall GT4 win of the 2018 British GT Championship at Brands Hatch. The Balfe Motorsport #501 570S GT4 of Graham Johnson and Mike Robinson took a commanding victory in the two-hour race, after quick pit work and a safety car period just before the pit window opened midway through the race, vaulted the team from ninth in GT4 class to take the lead. 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 »

– Silverstone Classic sets another mega-milestone
– Record-breaking parade of McLarens now officially sanctioned
– Fitting milestone to mark 80 years since Bruce McLaren’s birth
– Cost-saving Early Bird tickets available until the end of March

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Adding to the list of race wins and podiums already secured in the first year racing with customer teams around the world, the McLaren 570S GT4 has now achieved multiple championship success over the past two weekends. Customer teams contesting the Pirelli World Challenge (PWC) GTS series, GT4 European Series Northern Cup, Swedish GT Championship and the British GT Championship have taken debut titles for the McLaren Sports Series model.

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Renault Sport Racing and McLaren Racing are pleased to announce they have agreed an engine supply partnership for the 2018, 2019 and 2020 seasons. The deal will see Renault Sport Racing supply McLaren with Formula 1 power units, while also establishing a close working relationship with McLaren’s engineers and technicians.

Despite a combined Formula 1 presence that stretches back to 1977 (McLaren Racing has contested 814 GPs; Renault 591 in its role as an engine manufacturer), this will mark the first time that the two brands have ever collaborated.

For McLaren Racing, the reason for the partnership is evident: Renault has demonstrated its ability to build championship-winning engines, for its own team as well as customer teams. Read More »