On this day the 7th April 1968 Jim Clark double Formula 1 world champion died in an non-championship F2 race in Hockenheimring Germany. Clark died when his car left the track and crashed in to some trees. The cause of the crash was never identified but many believe it was deflating rear tyre that caused the crash […]
Archives for April 2012
As it is McLaren week I have decided to do 2 posts for “not a classic f1 car but” and todays is the McLaren MP4-12C. The McLaren MP4-12C is the 2nd production car to be wholly design by McLaren since the McLaren F1. For more information http://www.mclarenautomotive.com/uk/p11/explore/default.aspx#/p11/explore/
McLaren updated their top 50 list and added No 8 and that is David Coulthard. List at http://www.mclaren.com/page/mclarens-50-greatest-drivers-8 Picture credit Paul Lannuier from Sussex, NJ, USA – David Coulthard driving for McLaren at the 1999 Canadian Grand Prix.
It’s not a classic f1 car but at least this one is called F1. As its McLaren week here at ClassicF1.com there was only 1 car that could be the “Not an F1 Car but” and that is the McLaren F1. The McLaren F1 was built by McLaren Automotive in 1992 and was designed by Legendary […]
This week will be McLaren Week on ClassicF1.com I was on http://www.mclaren.com/ checking out their history page and came across this gem. Its taken from the 1966 film called Spinout in which Presley drove Elva M1A group 7 car. Check out the McLaren page for more details at http://www.mclaren.com/page/elvis-presley-drives-the-very-first-mclaren