Posts Tagged ‘McLaren Technology Centre’

2 Jun 2010: A minute’s noise in Woking to remember Bruce McLaren

Usually, the anniversary of a death is marked with a minute’s silence – but when staff and management of the Formula One team that bears the name of Bruce McLaren gathered to remember his loss 40 years ago in a testing accident, quiet was not the order of the day.

19 Jan 2010: F1: All work and no play on Button’s 30th birthday?

Jenson Button celebrates his 30th birthday today – and will be marking it by going into work at the McLaren Technology Centre.

3 Dec 2009: F1: Hamilton drives Prost’s McLaren MP4-2C

Lewis Hamilton may have missed his chance to drive Ayrton Senna’s McLaren MP4-4 at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed after it developed a problem while in the hands of the great man’s nephew Bruno. But luckily his employers have a number of iconic Formula One cars at their disposal.

13 May 2009: Through the photographers’ eyes

A round-up of all the photos we’ve featured in the image gallery on the front page of the site so far in May.

7 Nov 2008: F1: Warm welcome in Woking for homecoming Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton was greeted by 1000 cheering McLaren staff at the team’s high-tech HQ building when he made his triumphant homecoming after winning the F1 drivers’ championship.

9 Jul 2008: Fantasy F1: Hurrah for Hamilton and Heidfeld

Our McLaren Grand Prix League team has been spared humiliation in the British leg of the competition thanks to the good offices of Lewis Hamilton and Nick Heidfeld – something that we’d like to thank them both for.

31 May 2008: F1: Hamilton, Kovalainen and the MP4-23 at Brooklands

It’s official! Lewis Hamilton will be at this year’s Brooklands Festival on June 28 and 29 – accompanied by team-mate Heikki Kovalainen and this year’s race car, the McLaren MP4-23.

7 Mar 2008: F1: behind the scenes with Gary Paffett

An awful lot of would-be racing drivers probably think Gary Paffett’s got it made – as McLaren’s test driver he’s got a job to die for, regularly getting his hands on one of the world’s top racing machines. On the other hand, what does it feel like to be just one step away from one of motorsport’s top jobs – piloting a car capable of winning the F1 World Championship but perpetually in the shadow of Lewis Hamilton and Heikki Kovalainen, unable to actually compete?

 
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