Ron Dennis has reached an agreement with fellow shareholders in McLaren Automotive and the McLaren Technology Group to sell his shareholding in both companies, the… Read more →
Lewis Hamilton’s DNF at Sunday’s Singapore night race may’ve been the straw that broke the camel’s back. For weeks now, there’s been speculation about Hamilton’s… Read more →
“P1 will be the result of 50 years of racing and road car heritage,’ says McLaren Automotive Executive Chairman Ron Dennis. ‘Twenty years ago we raised the supercar performance bar with the McLaren F1 and our goal with P1 is to redefine it once again.”
This strange-looking creation is the result of one very wealthy (and very anonymous) car lover’s fantasy. Already an owner of the brand’s F1, Mercedes SLR and MP4-12C supercars, he tasked the McLaren Special Operations (MSO) team with creating a unique machine, just for him. The X-1 will be revealed at the upcoming and ultra-exclusive Pebble Beach weekend in Monterey.
British petrol heads are readying themselves for their annual dose of high-octane fun and nostalgia, and you can join them. The Goodwood Festival of Speed is set to take place between June 28 and July 1, 2012, while the Goodwood Revival will be held from 14 to 16 September.
Unless each entrant is limited to a single car, team orders will always be part of motorsport. Banning them in Formula One was an act of hypocrisy…
Sadly, race-rigging is nothing new in motorsport, where filthy lucre and arrogance often take precedence over sportsmanship…
The “winter world championship” – Ron Dennis’ ironic moniker for the testing “silly season” that precedes the start of each year’s F1 World Championship, ended when the start lights went out in Melbourne. And, somewhat unusually, the form shown in testing held true for the season’s opening event…
Watching Sunday’s Belgian GP reminded me of what it feels like to exchange pleasantries with an ex lover following several years of separation. The race actually left me in greater discomfort – as if “The Ex” had broken my heart a week ago and then pretended nothing untoward had happened.
If considered separately from the current developments in Formula One, Sunday’s Hungarian Grand Prix was a good race, but inter-team (let alone intra-team) skulduggery – and bungling by the sport’s officials – have soured F1.