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  Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Beginning in 1992, McLaren's position of dominance began to be eroded by the ascendant Renault-powered Williams, a drop in form that was compounded by the departure of Honda from Formula One at the end of that season.
The team began the 2004 Formula One season with the MP4-19, which technical director Adrian Newey described as a "debugged version of the MP4-18." This proved to be anything but the case, and a new car was required by mid-season.
The team was positive about it's chances in the upcoming championship after the performances in the latter half of 2005, and the news of reigning World Champion Fernando Alonso joining the team for 2007 would have done alot to lift spirits within the camp.
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 McLaren Grand Prix Team - John Hopkinson's Unofficial Page
The McLaren team is ranked together with Williams and Ferrari as one of the grandee teams in F1, with sustained success over a long period of time in grand prix racing.
McLaren continued their success in the CanAm series but tragedy struck in 1970 when Bruce McLaren was killed at the Goodwood circuit when testing a CanAm sportscar.
McLaren took over the Honda engine, when Honda withdrew from their contract with the Williams GP team, and combination of the McLaren chassis and Honda power gave the Drivers World Championship to Aryton Senna in 1988, Alain Prost 1989, Senna again in 1990 and 1991.
ourworld.compuserve.com /homepages/john_hopkinson/mclaren.htm   (1214 words)

 SGI - Press Releases: Team McLaren Mercedes Power Ahead with SGI
The team's engineers are continually challenged to shave all important fractions of seconds from the lap times of the MP4-20's, one area where this improvement can be gained is through the constant development of aerodynamics.
Team McLaren Mercedes use CFD to simulate the flow over their Formula One racing cars primarily in order to develop the shape of the car.
McLaren has competed in Formula One since 1966 and has proven to be one of the most successful Formula One teams of all time with 140 Grands Prix wins.
www.sgi.com /company_info/newsroom/press_releases/2005/june/mclaren_mercedes.html   (766 words)

 GrandPrix.com > GP Encyclopedia > Constructors > McLaren International
McLaren's success in CanAm began in 1966 with the M6A and McLaren and Denny Hulme won the first five of the six CanAm events and finished 1-2 in the series.
This was raced by McLaren and Hulme and won the Race of Champions and the Belgian GP with McLaren driving, and the International Trophy and the Italian and Canadian Grands Prix with Hulme at the wheel.
In mid-1999 it was announced that Daimler Chrysler AG was to acquire a 40% shareholding in the team - 30% from Ojjeh and 10% from Dennis.
www.grandprix.com /gpe/con-mclar.html   (2375 words)

 Team McLaren - McLaren
McLaren then became involved in the Ford sportscar program but did produce a single-seater M3 which was raced in hillclimbs and Formula Libre and later became a camera car for the filming of the movie Grand Prix starring James Garner.
This was raced by McLaren and Hulme and won the Race of Champions and the Belgian GP with McLaren driving, and the International Trophy and the Italian and Canadian GP with Hulme at the wheel.
The team continued to struggle but at the end of the year at Jerez Hakkinen was handed victory by Coulthard after the pacesetters Jacques Villeneuve and Michael Schumacher had collided.
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 McLaren M16   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
McLaren stuck to their usual race winning methods of testing and re-testing a car until it was not only good but extremely reliable, and within a few months McLaren looked like they could have another winner.
The team decided to deal with this tragic loss by continuing to race in all the major races on the USAC calendar.
McLaren, as was their standard practice, sold the car to a privateer, Salt Walther at the end of the 1973 season.
www.mathewscollection.com /mclaren/McLaren_M16.htm   (587 words)

 Formula 1 : Team McLaren - F1-Live.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Bruce McLaren, born in Auckland New Zealand on the 30th of August 1937 was the man behind the McLaren marquee.
McLaren Mercedes looked to be a team in disarray during the first half of the 2004 season.
It was a slow start to the season for the team as they worked hard on the suspension geometry to get the best out of the Michelin rubber in qualifying trim, but from the fourth round of the championship at Imola, the team had the pace to challenge for race wins each time out.
www.f1-live.com /f1/en/teams/mclaren.shtml   (1777 words)

 The Official Formula 1 Website   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Kimi Raikkonen emerges as the team's key contender for the drivers' championship, losing out to Michael Schumacher at the final race in Japan.
McLaren are pushed down to third place in the Constructors' Championship, behind Ferrari and Williams.
Bruce McLaren is killed at the Goodwood circuit while testing a Can-Am sportscar.
www.formula1.com /insight/team/5.html   (349 words)

Team McLaren has been the most successful team in world motorsport since it appeared in 1966.
McLaren cars and drivers have taken the chequered flag at Grand Prix races 123 times, won 19 Formula One World Championship titles (more than any other team in the history of the sport), dominated CamAm events (56 wins between 1967 and 1972) and taken three Indianapolis 500 races.
In the 1960s and 70s it was fellow New Zealanders Denny Hulme and Bruce McLaren himself who drove McLaren cars to victory; in the 1980s it was Alain Prost; in the 1990s the great Ayrton Senna; and 1998 and 1999 it was Mika Hakkinen who took the Drivers Championship titles for McLaren.
groups.msn.com /mclaren/part1.msnw   (456 words)

McLaren is one of the most successful teams in Formula One, having won more Drivers’ World Championship titles than any other constructor in the history of the sport.
Team McLaren enters one of the longest commercial partnerships in sporting history with Philip Morris, through their leading brand Marlboro.
McLaren becomes the most successful constructor in the history of Formula One when Senna scores McLaren's 104th Grand Prix victory at the Australian Grand Prix in the McLaren-Ford MP4/8.
groups.msn.com /mclaren/mclarenteamhistory.msnw   (933 words)

 pitpass - the latest, hottest F1 & A1GP news
The first two years of the McLaren F1 team were dogged by the lack of a suitable engine, but the availability of the DFV in 1968 elevated McLaren to the status of a top team.
The last year that McLaren used the TAG engine was 1987, by which time it was slipping behind and John Barnard had decamped to Ferrari.
To its credit, McLaren, and its drivers, rose to the occasion, but the poor start to the season meant that the Woking cars had to be pushed ever harder, and consequently paid the price.
www.pitpass.com /src/teams/mclaren.php   (3113 words)

 AT&T: Sponsorship - McLaren Racing: Home
Team McLaren Mercedes finishes 2nd in the 2005 Constructors' World Championship.
Already this season, ATandT has provided the team with double its previous bandwidth – which means twice the speed in communications, twice the amount of data and twice the flexibility – but at a significantly reduced cost.
ATandT and McLaren Racing are also working to further develop the solution to enable Team McLaren Mercedes to leverage ATandT’s Managed DSL services, which would bring further enhancements to the speed of connectivity to the team.
www.corp.att.com /mclaren   (845 words)

 eMercedesBenz - The Unofficial Mercedes-Benz Weblog
While were away, the boys of Team McLaren Mercedes were hard at work, taking part in the final F1 race of the season in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Team McLaren Mercedes driver Kimi Raikkonen has finished the Brazilian Grand Prix in Sao Paulo in fifth place on his last outing for the team.
On the occasion of this last race of the season I want to thank my team for giving me the opportunity to race, it was a pleasure and an honour to compete for Team McLaren Mercedes this year.
www.emercedesbenz.com /Oct06/23_Team_McLaren_Mercedes_F1_Race_Recap_Brazil.html   (1168 words)

 McLaren Elva M1C
The M1C was to be the last of the M1s; the McLaren Team had already moved on to the all conquering monocoque M6A.
The race was also the first time out for Team McLaren's two M6As and the initial installment of what was to become known as the "Bruce and Denny Show".
It was such a special car and they had such a good time racing it that it inspired them to start the Mathews McLaren Collection and set them on the road to getting at least one car from each if the series that official Team McLaren cars raced in.
www.mathewscollection.com /mclaren/McLaren_M1C.htm   (501 words)

 www.MSport-UK.com | Team Guide | McLaren   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Bruce McLaren, the man behind the team's name, was born in Aukland, New Zealand and won a scholarship to race in Europe in 1958.
McLaren took victory that year at the Hendrick Field circuit near Sebring and in doing so became the youngest ever Grand Prix winner at 22.
Teamed with a Ford Cosworth engine, the mighty M7 gave McLaren a first win at the Brands Hatch Race of Champions and came close to taking the championship crown in 1968 driven by Denny Hulme.
www.msportuk.com /info/mclaren.php   (667 words)

 AT&T: Europe, Middle East, Africa: Team McLaren Mercedes races ahead with AT&T
With between 60 - 100 team members traveling to 19 races and numerous test sessions around the world, effective communication and collaboration between the track and Team McLaren Mercedes' facility in Woking, UK is crucial.
According to McLaren Racing's Team Leader of Operational Research, Neil Martin, a key component during testing, practice sessions and races is to monitor large volumes of data from each car's telemetry system as the cars travel around the circuit.
McLaren technicians and engineers can now focus on core tasks centered on the car and its performance, instead of having to deal with local telephone companies, suppliers and vendors.
www.corp.att.com /emea/newsletter/mclaren.html   (1125 words)

 Henkel Keeps Team McLaren Mercedes MP4-20 in Top Form for Indianapolis
In creating the MP4-20's nose cone and front wing, the team uses Hysol EA9686 film adhesive in the 'lay-up' of materials, in which patterns are cut to size to form specific parts.
About McLaren: McLaren Racing, the company behind the Team McLaren Mercedes team, was formed in September 1980 as a result of a merger between Team McLaren and Project Four, a British company owned by Ron Dennis, now Chairman and CEO of the McLaren Group.
McLaren has competed in Formula One since 1966 and has proven to be one of the most successful Formula One teams of all time with 141 Grands Prix wins.
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 David Coulthard - McLaren   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
The team is based in Woking, Surrey, England and is headed by Ron Dennis.
In 1995 McLaren entered into a long term partnership with Mercedes-Benz, who supply badged engines to the team, which are in fact constructed by Ilmor Engineering in the UK.
The drivers were considered equal in the team and there were no team orders "whilst it is mathematically possible for either driver to win the driver's championship".
www.davidcoulthard.com /mclaren.html   (400 words)

 Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - The Official Website
Win a copy of the January edition of Racing Line signed by Fernando and Lewis (Team McLaren Members Only) >>
Vodafone McLaren Mercedes Team unveiled in Valencia >>
Q&As Meet the new Vodafone McLaren Mercedes Team >>
www.mclaren.com   (55 words)

 Kenwood Electronics UK Ltd. | Company > Team McLaren Mercedes
Kenwood and Team McLaren Mercedes have been working closely together since 1991 to develop a state-of-the-art radio communication system.
Kenwood and Team McLaren Mercedes were an ideal fit from the very start, firstly because Team McLaren Mercedes is one of the most successful Formula One teams, having secured 11 Drivers’ Championships and 8 Constructors’ Championships to date.
In addition, both partners have very similar core values: not only do they strive to be the very best, but perhaps just as importantly, they aim to produce the most innovative, advanced technologies in order to gain a competitive advantage.
www.kenwood-electronics.co.uk /company/team_mclaren_mercedes   (402 words)

 F1, FORMULA ONE: McLaren confirms Hakkinen test.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
McLaren Mercedes has confirmed that Mika Hakkinen will return to the wheel of a Formula One car for the first time since 2001 tomorrow [Thursday] for the third day of testing at Barcelona.
"I'm really excited about driving a Team McLaren Mercedes Formula One car again and to be re-engaging with the team," Hakkinen, who has retained a close relationship with the team through his Mercedes DTM drive, said.
Team boss Ron Dennis was quick to point out that there are no plans to make the test any more than a one-off, but said that Hakkinen's experience and feedback would play an important part in preparations for the 2007 season.
www.crash.net /news_view.asp?cid=1&id=140824   (643 words)

 Latest Team McLaren Mercedes News
Former Team McLaren Mercedes driver, David Coulthard was the first recipient of the award in 1989.
As part of the build-up to the race, Barcelona resident and Team McLaren Mercedes driver, Pedro de la Rosa will be stretching the legs of one of the teams Formula 1 cars at the Spanish track.
McLaren and Mercedes-Benz’s ongoing involvement in Lewis’ career began in 1998 and he is getting better every day, a trend that has been constant during the past nine years.
www.mclaren.co.uk /latestnews/mclaren06.php   (3326 words)

 Vodafone McLaren Mercedes
Vozači Vodafone McLaren Mercedesa na ovom su testiranju ukupno odvezli približno 2,367km - Fernando 1,165, Lewis 481 te Pedro 721km.
Nakon što je drugog dana testiranja Lewis Hamilton doživio ozbiljniji udes te potpuno uništio bolid, McLaren je bio prisiljen i otkazati treći dan testiranja na stazi Ricardo Tormo.
Alonso se pola sata kasnije vratio na stazi kako bi odvezao još dva kruga pri maloj brzini, dok McLaren provede provjere sistema pred početak ozbiljnog testiranja.
mclaren.blogger.ba   (1079 words)

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