Billed as ‘the best job in esports’, McLaren’s newest recruit will have to perform under pressure at every stage to land the dream position. A dedicated YouTube channel and McLaren’s social media channels will be in overdrive as the candidates battle it out. Six international finalists will be hand-picked by experts in both gaming and Formula 1 to join this year’s competition. A further four finalists will be selected from qualifying events online during summer 2017. I’m in!
Ok, so McLaren F1 racing team have had a terrible couple of years with Honda. But back in the glory days (that 1988 Season to be specific), the brilliant team of designers had an idea to create the fastest road car of all time. 10 years later, racing driver Andy Wallace climbed into a McLaren F1 and drove the British supercar to a top speed of 391 km/h (242.9 mph) on the famous banked testing track at Ehra-Lessien in Germany. Andy looked totally surprised by how quick the car actually was… Continue Reading
Have you ever wondered what it might be like to drive a McLaren on ice? It’s one of the toughest, most rewarding driving experiences anywhere in the world, and now for the first time McLaren is offering the opportunity to push its 570S Coupé to the limit – and beyond – in the stunning setting of Ivalo, Northern Finland.
Graphic Designer Thierry Courtois’ self initiated project is about ‘understanding the power of sports brands and sponsorship by making them work in an alternate sporting field.’ So would Manor Racing, McLaren-Honda and Renault F1 Team liveries fit in on a Saturday afternoon in the Premier League? Check out these kit designs to decide for yourself.
McLaren are a busy company. As well as trying to re-build their F1 team, there are talks of an acquisition by Apple, and now they have launched their first all electric P1 – ish… From 0 mph to top speed (and by top speed we are talking vey slow) in just two seconds, this model is unsurprisingly “the most compact car yet to wear the McLaren badge”. Continue Reading
Inspired by F1 high-performance and design, Gocycle is the first injection-moulded magnesium alloy bicycle in history. It’s the brainchild of Richard Thorpe, a former Mclaren Car design engineer. Continue Reading