McLaren

Full Team Name McLaren Formula 1 Team
Base Woking, United Kingdom
Team Chief Andrea Stella
Technical Chief James Key
Chassis MCL37
Power Unit Mercedes
First Team Entry 1966
World Championships 8
Highest Race Finish 1 (x183)
Pole Positions 156
Fastest Laps 162

In profile

Since entering the sport in 1966 under the guidance and restless endeavour of eponymous founder Bruce, McLaren's success has been nothing short of breathtaking. Five glittering decades have yielded countless victories, pole positions and podiums, not to mention eight constructors' championships. What's more, some of the sport's greatest drivers made their names with the team, including Emerson Fittipaldi, Ayrton Senna, Mika Hakkinen and Lewis Hamilton...



2022

Drop to P5 in the standings behind Alpine, with Lando Norris scoring their sole podium at Imola – and 122 of their 159 points. Daniel Ricciardo fails to get to grips with the Mercedes-powered MCL36 and departs the team at the end of season.

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2021

Record their first win since 2012, with Daniel Ricciardo and Lando Norris taking the year’s only one-two result by any team at Monza. Nevertheless, drop to fourth overall after coming off worse in season-long duel for P3 with Ferrari.

2020

Quick and consistent, beat their upper-midfield rivals to P3 in the standings as Ferrari falter, with Carlos Sainz and Lando Norris both scoring podium finishes. Agree deal to use Mercedes power from 2021

2019

With the Renault partnership starting to gel, and rookie star Lando Norris pushing the experienced Carlos Sainz hard, re-establish themselves as clear ‘best of the rest’ behind the big three teams. Third place in Brazil marks their first podium in five years.

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