This short film tells the story of one of the most important Formula 1 cars of all time – The introduction of the Carbon Fibre chassis. John Barnard – the lead engineer behind the development of the car talks us through it.

It’s difficult to overstate the importance of the carbon monocoque developed for the McLaren MP4/1, after its introduction McLaren’s rivals rushed to build their own carbon fibre cars, and it’s remained the basic architecture still in use today – over 35 years later.

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