McLaren - Ford Cosworth M23 n.1 second in the Formula 1 World Champion 1975

McLAREN – FORD COSWORTH M23 n.1

McLAREN – FORD COSWORTH M23 n.1

HISTORY

The McLaren – Ford Cosworth M23 n.1 is a car of the 1975 Formula One World Championship.

CHASSIS

McLaren M23
Aluminium monocoque
Length: ? mm
Width: ? mm
Height: ? mm
Brakes: Disc
Tyres: Goodyear

ENGINE

Ford Cosworth DFV 2993 cc 90° V8
Power: > 347kw injection
Drive Type: Rear
Transmission: Hewland FG 400 five speed Manual manual
Tank Capacity: ? lt
Fuel Type: Petrol

RESULT

Second in the Formula 1 World Champion 1975 with driver Emerson Fittipaldi
GP winner: GP of Argentina 1975, GP of Great Britain 1975

McLaren - Renault MCL34 n.55 sixth in the Formula 1 World Champion 2019

McLAREN – RENAULT MCL34 n.55

McLAREN – RENAULT MCL34 n.55

HISTORY

The McLaren – Renault MCL34 n.55 is a car of the Formula One World Championship in 2019.

CHASSIS

McLaren MCL34
Carbon-fibre composite, incorporating driver controls and fuel cell
Length: 5480 mm
Width: 2000 mm
Height: 950 mm
Suspension front: Carbon-fibre wishbone and pushrod suspension elements operating inboard torsion bar and damper system
Suspension rear: Carbon-fibre wishbone and pullrod suspension elements operating inboard torsion bar and damper system
Brakes: Carbon Fibre Discs
Tyres: Pirelli

ENGINE

Renault E-Tech 19 Turbo 1600 cc V6 engine 90°, limited to 15,000 RPM in a mid-mounted
Electric Motor: Motor Generator Unit Kinetic, Motor Generator Unit Heat
Power: 750-850 CV
DriveType: Rear wheel drive
Transmission: McLaren Semi-automatic Sequential Gearbox eight Speed Forward and one reverse
Tank capacity: 110 kg
Fuel Type: Petrol

RESULT

Sixth in the Formula 1 World Champion 2019 with driver Carlos Sainz

McLaren - Ford Cosworth M29 n.7 eleventh in the Formula 1 World Champion 1980

McLAREN – FORD COSWORTH M29 n.7

McLAREN – FORD COSWORTH M29 n.7

HISTORY

The McLaren – Ford Cosworth F7 n.21 is a car that participated in the Formula 1 World Championship in 1980.

CHASSIS

McLaren M29
Aluminium honeycomb monocoque with body glass-fibre reinforced plastic
Length: 4394 mm
Width: 2057 mm
Height: 1016 mm
Brakes: Carbon Fibre Discs
Tyres: Goodyear

ENGINE

Ford Cosworth DFV 2993 cc V8 90°
Mid, longitudinally mounted
Power: 366 Kw injection
Drive Type: Rear
Transmission: Hewland FGA 400 six speed manual gearbox
Fuel Type: Petrol
Tank Capacity: ? lt

RESULT

Eleventh in the Formula 1 World Champion 1980 with driver John Watson

McLaren - Ford Cosworth M19A n.12 Formula 1 World Champion 1972

McLAREN – FORD COSWORTH M19A n.12

McLAREN – FORD COSWORTH M19A n.12

HISTORY

The McLaren – Ford Cosworth M19A n.12 is a car that participated in the Formula 1 World Championship in 1972. The British team founded by Bruce McLaren, still had not won a victory in Formula 1. With the designer Gordon Coppuck occupied in the creation of the McLaren M16 for Indianapolis, in 1971 the design of the new car was entrusted to Ralf Bellamy, who designed the car around the extremely reliable Ford Cosworth engine and the Hewland gearbox.

Denny Hulme with McLaren – Ford Cosworth M19A n.12 won the 1972 South African Grand Prix, the first success of the team McLaren. In the 1971 season the best result was a third place for the New Zealand rider, the following season he immediately started with the second place in Argentina, and in the the next race in South Africa came the first success of the team with Hulme, and team-mate Peter Revson came in second place. With five more podiums in the season, the New Zealand world champion finished third in the world championship riders won by Emerson Fittipaldi with the Lotus 72, while McLaren took third place in the constructors’ championship.

CHASSIS

McLaren M19A
Aluminium monocoque
Length: ? mm
Width: ? mm
Height: ? mm
Brakes: Disc
Tyres: Goodyear

ENGINE

Ford Cosworth DFV 2993 cc 90° V8
Power: > 336kw injection
Drive Type: Rear
Transmission: Hewland DG 300 five speed Manual manual
Tank Capacity: ? lt
Fuel Type: Petrol

RESULT

Third in the Formula 1 World Champion 1972 with driver Denny Hulme
GP winner: GP of South Africa 1972

McLaren F1 GTR - BMW n.41 second in the 24 Hours of Le Mans 1997

McLAREN F1 GTR – BMW n.41

McLAREN F1 GTR – BMW n.41

HISTORY

The McLaren F1 GTR – BMW n.41 is a car that participated in the Le Mans 24 Hours of 1997. After the success with the McLaren F1 GTR n.59 in 1995, the Woking team tried to face the rise of the new GT1 presented by Porsche, Nissan and Panoz. Modified the car by extending the nose and rear increasing the downforce, and lowering the engine displacement.

Jean-Marc Gounon, Pierre-Henri Raphanel and Anders Olafsson with the McLaren F1 GTR – BMW n.41 came second at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1997. The Gulf Team Davidoff car even starting in twenty-fifth position thanks to a constant comeback cut the finish line in second position with a gap of one lap from the winner TWR Porsche WSC n.7 of Michele Alboreto, Stefan Johansson and Tom Kristensen. With the McLaren F1 GTR, the Gulf Team Davidoff finished third in the 1997 FIA GT championship.

CHASSIS

McLaren F1 GTR Longtail
Carbon fibre reinforced plastic monocoque
Length: 4933 mm
Width: 1920 mm
Height: 1200 mm
Brakes:Carbon discs front and rear
Tyres: Michelin

ENGINE

BMW S70/3 5990 cc V12 60°
Power: 448 kW
Drive Type: Rear wheel drive
Transmission: McLaren X-Trac, transversale, synchronises six rapports
Tank Capacity: 100 lt
Fuel Type: Petrol

RESULT

Second 24 hours of Le Mans 1997 with drivers Jean-Marc Gounon, Pierre-Henri Raphanel, Anders Olafsson

McLaren F1 GTR - BMW n.59 winner 24 Hours of Le Mans 1995

McLAREN F1 GTR – BMW n.59

McLAREN F1 GTR – BMW n.59

HISTORY

The McLaren F1 GTR – BMW n.59 is the winning car of the 1995 Le Mans 24 Hours. The competition car derived from the road car was designed by engineer Gordon Murray. The F1 GTR was equipped with a 470 kW BMW S70/2 engine, and compared to the road version weighed 100 kg less.

Dalmas, Lehto and Sekiya won the 1995 Le Mans 24 Hours with the McLaren F1 GTR – BMW n.59. The trio won in front of the Courage P34 of Wollek, Andretti and Helary, detached from a lap while third at 2 laps, the McLaren n.51 of Wallace, D.Bell and J.Bell. McLaren won Le Mans at the debut and occupied four positions in the top five places. The F1 GTR proved to be very successful also in the BPR Global GT Series Championship.

CHASSIS

McLaren F1 GTR
Composite fiber construction of carbon fibers
Length: 4288 mm
Width: 1820 mm
Height: 1080 mm
Brakes:Carbon discs front and rear
Tyres: Michelin

ENGINE

BMW S70/2 6064 cc V12 60°
Power: 470 kW
Drive Type: Rear wheel drive
Transmission: McLaren X-Trac, transversale, synchronises six rapports
Tank Capacity: 100 lt
Fuel Type: Petrol

RESULT

Winner 24 hours of Le Mans 1995 with drivers Yannik Dalmas, Jyrki Jarvi Lehto, Masanori Sekiya

McLaren Mercedes Benz MP4/13 n.8 Formula 1 World Champion 1998

McLAREN – MERCEDES BENZ MP4/13 n.8

McLAREN – MERCEDES BENZ MP4/13 n.8

HISTORY

The McLaren – Mercedes Benz MP4/13 n.8 is the car that won the Formula One World Championship in 1998. After years of defeats, the Woking team presented itself in 1998 as the favorite car of the world. The MP4/13 was designed by Adrian Newey, who after years of wins with Williams decided to try new experiences. The new car was equipped with the Mercedes Benz engine and Bridgestone tires.

Mika Hakkinen at the helm of McLaren – Mercedes Benz MP4/13 n.8 won the Formula 1 World Championship in 1998, winning his first drivers’ title. The Finnish driver fought the whole season with Michael Schumacher’s Ferrari F300. The world championship was decided at the last grand prix at the Suzuka circuit, the Scandinavian rider won the race and the world championship while the German was forced to retire. Hakkinen won eight prizes during the season: Australia, Brazil, Spain, Monaco, Austria, Germany, Luxembourg and Japan.

CHASSIS

McLaren MP4/13
Moulded carbon fibre composite structure
Length: 4550 mm
Width: 1800 mm
Height: 1000 mm
Brakes: AP Racing discs and claws
Tyres: Bridgestone

ENGINE

Mercedes Benz FO 110G V10, 2997 cc in a mid-mounted
Power: 760 CV
DriveType: Rear wheel drive
Transmission: McLaren six-speed longitudinal semi-automatic
Fuel Type: Petrol

RESULT

Winner Formula 1 World Champion 1998 – driver Mika Hakkinen
GP winner: GP of Australia 1998, GP of Brasil 1998, GP of Spain 1998, GP of Monaco 1998, GP of Austria 1998, GP of Germany 1998, GP of Luxembourg 1998, GP of Japan 1998

McLaren Honda MP4/5B Formula 1 World Champion 1990 with Ayrton Senna

McLAREN – HONDA MP4/5B n.27

McLAREN – HONDA MP4/5B n.27

HISTORY

The McLaren Honda MP4/5B is the car used by the McLaren team in the 1990 Formula One World Championship. The MP4/5B is an evolution of the McLaren MP4/5 that won both the 1990 World Championship titles. higher air-scope and in the rear extractor.

Ayrton Senna won his second world title with the McLaren Honda MP4/5B, taking revenge on the defeat of the previous year against Alain Prost, who had gone to Ferrari. The season seemed identical to the previous year with the two drivers fighting for the title and had its epilogue always at the GP of Japan. But the race for both drivers only lasted a curve, Senna at the start did not exploit the position and was overtaken by the French, but the Brazilian driver bumped into the French and both went off the track and retired.


Video crash Senna Prost start Suzuka 1990

In that season Senna won with the McLaren Honda MP4/5B six grand prizes: GP of United States, GP of Monaco, GP of Canada, GP of Germany, GP of Belgium and GP of Italy.
The McLaren team also won the constructors’ title thanks to the points taken by Gerhard Berger, who took over to replace Alain Prost.

CHASSIS

McLaren MP4/5B
carbon-fibre composite and aluminium honeycomb monocoque with fully stressed engine
Length: 4470 mm
Width: 2133 mm
Height: 965 mm
Brakes: Ventilated ceramics carbon fibre discs
Tyres: Goodyear

ENGINE

Honda RA100-E, 3,493 cc V10 72°
Power: 515 kw
DriveType: Rear wheel drive
Transmission: Manual six speed and RM
Fuel Type: Petrol
Tank Capacity: 210 lt

RESULT

Winner Formula 1 World Champion 1990 with driver Ayrton Senna
GP winner: GP of USA 1990, GP of Monaco 1990, GP of Canada 1990, GP of German 1990, GP of Belgium 1990, GP of Italy 1990, GP of Japan 1990, GP of Australia 1990

McLaren Honda MP4/5 Formula 1 Champion with Alain Prost

McLAREN – HONDA MP4/5 n.2

McLAREN – HONDA MP4/5 n.2

HISTORY

The McLaren Honda MP4/5 raced in the Formula 1 World Championship in 1989. The abolition of the turbo engines forced the teams to mount aspirated engines with a displacement of 3500 cc, Honda decided to build a 10-cylinder, while aerodynamically modified substantial from the previous McLaren MP4/4, they were above all on the rear, with the adoption of the air-scope over the pilot’s head to increase the pressure to the engine increasing its power.

Alain Prost won his third world title with the McLaren Honda MP4/5, taking the revenge of the year before on his team-mate Senna.

The challenge was a battle for the whole year and had its epilogue to the GP of Japanese. Senna did not take advantage of the position at the start and was overtaken by the frenchman. The brazilian driver tried for the entire race to overtake the teammate, a few laps from the end he tried to overtake the last chicane, Prost spontaneously hit Senna and both ended off the track. Senna managed to start again and after replacing the damaged front wing he reassembled Alessandro Nannini and won the race, but could not celebrate on the podium because he was disqualified for cutting the chicane. The decision was very political and Senna also threatened the withdrawal.
McLaren also won the constructors title.

Video crash Senna Prost start Suzuka 1989

CHASSIS

McLaren MP4/5
Composite fibre construction made of carbon fibres with a honeycomb
Length: 4496 mm
Width: 2134 mm
Height: 991 mm
Brakes: Carbon Fibre Discs
Tyres: Goodyear

ENGINE

Honda RA109-E, 3,490 cc V10 72°
Power: 511 kw
DriveType: Rear wheel drive
Transmission: Manual six speed and RM
Fuel Type: Petrol
Tank Capacity: 210 lt

RESULT

Winner Formula 1 World Champion 1989 with driver Alain Prost
GP winner: GP of USA 1989, GP of France 1989, GP of Great Britain 1989, GP of Italy 1989

McLaren - TAG Porsche MP4/2B n.2 winner Formula 1 Champion 1985

McLAREN – TAG PORSCHE MP4/2B n.2

McLAREN – TAG PORSCHE MP4/2B n.2

HISTORY

The McLaren – TAG Porsche MP4/2B n.2, and the winning car of the 1985 Formula 1 World Championship. After dominating the 1984 World Cup with McLaren MP4/2, the Woking team was also a big favorite for the season 1985. The car was simply updated with engine upgrading, tire supplier change with Goodyear and rear wing modification due to regulation.

Alain Prost with the McLaren – TAG Porsche MP4/2B n.2 won the Formula 1 World Championship in 1985, for the French rider was the first career world title. The season was a duel between the McLaren team driver and Michele Alboreto Ferrari 156-85. Prost won five Grand Prix: Brazil, Monaco, Great Britain, Austria and Italy. The world fought hard for half the season went in favor of the French because of the many withdrawals that suffered the Italian driver. McLaren also thanks to Lauda’s victory at the Dutch Grand Prix also won the Constructors’ World Championship.

CHASSIS

McLaren MP4/2B
Composite fibre construction made of carbon fibres with a honeycomb
Length: 4369 mm
Width: 2108 mm
Height: 991 mm
Brakes: Carbon Fibre Discs
Tyres: Goodyear

ENGINE

TAG-Porsche TTE PO1, 1,499 cc 90° V6, turbo, mid-engine, longitudinally mounted
Power: 850 CV
DriveType: Rear wheel drive
Transmission: McLaren-Hewland FGB five speed manual+RM
Fuel Type: Petrol
Tank Capacity: 220 lt

RESULT

Winner Formula 1 World Champion 1985 with driver Alain Prost
GP winner: GP of Brasil 1985, GP of Monaco 1985, GP of Great Britain 1985, GP of Austria 1985, GP of Italy 1985