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McLaren P15 teased, reveal set for December 10

What McLaren describes as the "most intensive driver experience" around a track has an official debut date. The company will reveal the McLaren P15 online on December 10. The P15 is not the confirmed successor to the famed F1, which has its own codename: BP23. The P15 will represent a new chapter in the McLaren Ultimate Series, which includes the P1 and P1...

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Gordon Murray working on F1-inspired sports car

Last month, Gordon Murray, the man behind the iconic McLaren F1, announced his latest project: his own car company. Now, we know the newly minted Gordon Murray Automotive will brand its cars with the IGM label, which stands for Murray's initials. (His full name is Ian Gordon Murray.) The new label is a return to the branding applied to Gordon Murray's...

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Fernando Alonso to race in 2018 24 Hours of Daytona

McLaren's Fernando Alonso will take time out from his pre-season schedule for the 2018 Formula 1 World Championship to race in the 2018 24 Hours of Daytona. Alonso will join Lando Norris and Phil Hanson at United Autosports to pilot the team's LMP2-spec car, a Ligier JS P217. The team's co-founder, Zak Brown, is CEO of McLaren. It will be...

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2019 McLaren P15 spy shots

Only this week we saw McLaren confirm plans for a new member for its flagship Ultimate Series range, and now we have the first spy shots of what's likely a test mule. The test mule hides the new mechanicals within the makeshift body of a 675LT but still gives away some clues. Compared to the 675LT, the test mule's front has been made wider and...

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Alonso to stay at McLaren after signing “long-term” contract

McLaren on Thursday confirmed it extended its contract with star driver Fernando Alonso. McLaren only said Alonso would contest the 2018 Formula 1 World Championship with the team, but in an interview the Spaniard said he's there for the long haul. "We never discuss the contract clauses and we are not going to do it now, but it's a long-term...

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McLaren P15 debuts early 2018, will be brand’s most extreme road car yet

McLaren is working on a new addition to its flagship Ultimate Series range, and Wednesday we received the first details from the company along with a teaser shot of the car's exhaust tips. The new car, code-named the P15, is a separate model to the upcoming F1 successor, itself code-named the BP23. Whereas the BP23 is all about grand touring, the P15...

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