Full Team Name
McLaren Formula 1 Team
Woking, United Kingdom
Team Chief
Andrea Stella
Technical Chief
Peter Prodromou / Neil Houldey
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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...


After a slow start, become regular podium contenders, with Lando Norris and impressive rookie team mate Oscar Piastri scoring nine rostrums between them. The result is a rise to fourth overall in the constructors’ championship.

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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.


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.


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


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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