Since entering the sport in 1966 under the guidance and restless endeavor 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…
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 the 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, he dropped to fourth overall after coming off worse in a season-long duel for P3 with Ferrari.
Quick and consistent, beat their upper-midfield rivals to P3 in the standings as Ferrari faltered, with Carlos Sainz and Lando Norris both scoring podium finishes. Agree on a 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.