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– McLaren 720S GT3 to make UK competitive debut with entry into British GT championship with multiple-championship winning customer team
– McLaren Automotive Factory Driver Rob Bell continues with Balfe Motorsport for a third consecutive season; confirmed as part of Pro-Am line-up
– Announcement marks the sixth McLaren on the British GT grid, and confirms McLaren Customer Racing to challenge for GT3 and GT4 honours

The McLaren 720S GT3 will make its UK competitive debut with Balfe Motorsport, as the multiple championship-winning customer team confirms a return to the British GT Championship in the GT3 class for 2019. Read More »

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– New McLaren 720S GT3 confirmed for entry into 2019 Super GT300 championship and 2019 Super Taikyu Series, including entry into the Suzuka 10 Hours
– 24 Hours of Le Mans winner, Seiji Ara, reunited with legendary team owner Kazumichi Goh
– Iconic neon pink and graphite McLaren F1 GTR livery re-imagined for two-car, multi-championship effort Read More »

The 570S GT4 scored McLaren an historic result at the Daytona International Speedway racing in the inaugural Michelin Pilot Challenge race (formerly Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge), with GT4 customer team Compass Racing and McLaren Automotive Factory Driver Paul Holton taking victory and Motorsports in Action securing the final podium spot. The result marks the first win of 2019 for the 570S GT4 and Holton, as well as the first ever win for McLaren at the world-famous Florida circuit. Read More »

– Autosport International, the world’s biggest pre-season motorsport show, marked its opening day with the launch of the 2019 FIA World Rally Championship
– WRC cars, drivers, co-drivers and team principals for 2019 from M-Sport Ford, Hyundai Shell Mobis WRT, Toyota Gazoo Racing and Citroën Total WRT were all introduced to the crowds
– McLaren CEO Zak Brown and F1 drivers Lando Norris Carlos Sainz opened the first public day and spoke to fans on the Autosport stage
– Karun Chandhok, Billy Monger, Darren Turner and British Touring Car Championship racers round off the list of motorsport icons on star-studded ‘Super Saturday’
– 1966 Lotus Cortina, raced by Jim Clark, Graham HIll and Jacky Ickx went under the hammer at Silverstone Auctions and sold for £150,000 Read More »

– First customer team in Europe to announce plans to run new McLaren 720S GT3 race car
– Multi-car McLaren deal will see both 720S GT3 and 570S GT4 running in Teo Martín colours as part of exciting future talent development programme
– Collaborative technical internship launched, with Teo Martín personnel working at McLaren Customer Racing headquarters in Woking, Surrey
– McLaren Customer Racing relationship with MSI Bio-Performance Center in Spain also established Read More »

– Legendary automotive designer and engineer, Gordon Murray, made Commander of the British Empire for ‘services to Motoring’
– Gordon Murray crowns 50 years of automotive design with royal recognition
– Career highlights include 20 years in Formula One; designing the McLaren F1; and introducing the revolutionary iStream vehicle manufacturing process

Automotive designer and engineer, Professor Gordon Murray has been awarded a CBE (Commander of the British Empire) in the Queen’s New Year Honours 2019. Read More »

– McLaren Formula 1 2019 drivers to open the pre-season motorsport show on Saturday 12th January
– Rookie Lando Norris will be joined at the annual event by new team-mate Carlos Sainz
– The duo will join the jam-packed interview schedule on the Autosport Stage
– Autosport International will take place at Birmingham’s NEC, from 10-13 January 2019*
– Tickets to the show can be purchased at: http://www.autosportinternational.com

On Saturday 12th January, visitors to Autosport International will be welcomed by McLaren drivers Lando Norris and Carlos Sainz, who are set to open the show at Birmingham’s NEC. Read More »

– McLaren Special Operations (MSO) completes unique McLaren P1™ GTR bespoke commission in celebration of 30th anniversary of Ayrton Senna securing his maiden Formula 1 World Championship
– Chassis 12 finished in livery that is a tribute to all-conquering McLaren MP4/4 and its Brazilian driver
– Aerodynamic upgrades increase downforce of track-focused car
– Christened ‘Beco’ – the nickname given to the F1 legend by his family and friends Read More »

– 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 »