McLaren to Revive Orange Livery

By Adam Tate, Associate Editor McLaren dropped a big hint with the teaser poster for their car unveiling this season. It’s orange and black theme is believed to indicate a return to the firm’s classic papaya orange livery, famously introduced by company founder Bruce McLaren. The iconic orange hue has often been used as a testing livery for the team, such as the case of Pedro...
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21 days ago

Dennis Steps Down at McLaren

By Adam Tate, Associate Editor The previously unthinkable has come to pass, Ron Dennis has stepped down from his role as Chairman and Chief Executive at McLaren. The news comes after much speculation since the team’s troubled performance and lack of results in Formula One. Dennis had planned to buyout fellow shareholders Mansour Ojjeh, and the Bahraini Sovereign Wealth Fund in...
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November 15, 2016

Ron Dennis Under Threat at McLaren

By Adam Tate, Associate Editor If reports from the Telegraph and others are to be believed, longtime McLaren Group Chairman and CEO Ron Dennis will vacate his role at the helm of the Woking based firm when his contract runs out at the end of the year. The impetus for such a huge change is the result of an unsuccessful bid by Dennis to buyout his business partners. Dennis currently...
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October 19, 2016

F1: McLaren legend Tyler Alexander dies at age 75

Tyler Alexander, one of the founding members of McLaren's Formula One team, has died at the age of 75.Alexander joined founder Bruce McLaren in the 1960's to create McLaren's F1 effort. The American would assume the role as chief engineer as well as a variety of other responsibilities.Alexander also had experience in the late 1960's and 1970's with McLaren's United States CanAm and...
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January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Highlights from the 2015 Goodwood Revival

A capacity crowd of nearly 150,000 over the event's three days visited this year's Goodwood Revival. The 18th annual edition of the largest historic motorsport event in the world featured all the familiar ingredients, complemented by celebrations of the Shelby Cobra Daytona and Bruce McLaren as well as a commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain during which...
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September 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Under the hood: Yates prepared for Le Mans challenge with production-based engine

The biggest racing news of the month is that Ford Motor Co. will return to the 24 Hours of Le Mans next year with its all-new Ford GT supercar. The timing is hardly accidental. The 2016 running of the world’s most famous endurance race will coincide with the 50th anniversary of the 1966 race, where Bruce McLaren and Chris Amon stunned the world by driving a Ford GT40 to victory...
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June 18, 2015  |  Discuss

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