The McLaren 720S GT3 and Compass Racing will make its season debut this weekend at IMSA’s WeatherTech 240 AT DAYTONA, part of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.
McLaren Automotive will be represented by a star-studded driver line-up for the 2020 SRO E-Sport GT Series, a new virtual race series that gets underway this Sunday, April 26, with 2009 Formula 1 World Champion and former McLaren Grand Prix race-winner Jenson Button heading the list.
The McLaren Automotive Driver Development Programme enters its third year in 2020 and, once again, will see four of the most exciting youngsters in motorsport fighting for top honours at the wheel of a McLaren 570S GT4.
McLaren Customer Racing GT4 teams extended the lead in two of the world’s most competitive GT4 championships over the weekend.
The McLaren 720S GT3 will make its competitive debut on North American soil this weekend as McLaren Customer Racing team, Compass Racing, lines up as part of the IMSA WeatherTech Sprint Cup at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, in Lexington, Ohio. Additionally, two McLaren 570S GT4 race cars will contest the Michelin PILOT Challenge, run by customer teams Compass Racing and current championship leaders Motorsports In Action.
McLaren Automotive has confirmed a multi-year agreement with IMSA – the International Motor Sports Association – which will see customer teams racing as part of the US- and Canada-based IMSA WeatherTech Sprint Cup season in 2019.
A strong weekend for the McLaren 570S GT4 resulted in silverware for customer teams in both Europe and North America.
Mika Häkkinen will return to the Suzuka circuit in Japan later this year at the wheel of a McLaren, 20 years after claiming his second Formula 1 world championship title with the brand.
The McLaren 720S GT3 scored pole position and a memorable victory on its first ever race in customer hands during the opening round of the Australian GT Championship at the Albert Park circuit in Melbourne, Australia.
The 570S GT4 scored McLaren an historic result at the Daytona International Speedway racing in the inaugural Michelin Pilot Challenge race (formerly Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge), with GT4 customer team Compass Racing and McLaren Automotive Factory Driver Paul Holton taking victory and Motorsports in Action securing the final podium spot.
The brand new McLaren 720S GT3 came tantalisingly close to a stunning win on its global competitive debut at the Gulf 12 Hours in Abu Dhabi on Saturday December 15.
McLaren Automotive has confirmed a stellar driver line-up for the competitive debut of the 720S GT3 in the Gulf 12 Hours at Abu Dhabi on December 13-15.
McLaren Automotive has confirmed that the 720S GT3 will be making its public debut at the Bahrain GT Festival on November 30 ahead of its maiden competitive appearance at this December’s Gulf 12 Hours in Abu Dhabi.
Track testing of the first GT race car to be developed by McLaren Automotive’s new customer racing division is well underway and will see the McLaren 720S GT3 test extensively across Europe, the US and Middle East.