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The 2018 McLaren Formula One Car: Now With More Blue And Less Honda

Life is full of disappointments, but not many have been as crushing as the story of the McLaren Honda Formula One team. The return to that partnership conjured images of the Senna-Prost glory days, but it mostly meant DNFs, engine failures and Fernando Alonso’s sad, dead-looking eyes. But for 2018, things will be…Read more… Continue […]

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New Amazon Documentary Series Goes Inside McLaren’s Awful 2017 F1 Season

Last season was another disappointment for the McLaren-Honda team, but it will give us something else that’s very cool. McLaren let a documentary crew film the inner workings of their 2017 season for a new four-episode series on Amazon: Grand Prix Driver. Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Richard Hammond Destroyed A $280,000 McLaren 720S By Filling Its Gas Tank With Water

In the latest episode of The Grand Tour, Richard Hammond won the “Lack of Continuity Award” for driving two different McLaren 720Ses in the same clip—which he had to do, because he destroyed the first car by filling its fuel tank with water. That’s right; Richard Hammond did it again.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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McLaren Develops A Revolutionary New Color: White

McLaren Special Operations is McLaren’s bespoke division, which allows super-wealthy McLaren buyers the chance to get the company to make special versions of their cars just for a customer’s very specific desires, like a dashboard inlaid with the teeth of your enemies, or, in the case here, a paint color based on the…Read more… Continue […]

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Video Games Gave McLaren’s New Sim Driver A Second Shot In Racing After Nine Years Away

2003 Dutch Karting Championship winner Rudy van Buren gave up on racing at age 16 when the budget to continue became prohibitively expensive. Now he’s been picked as McLaren’s new Formula One simulator driver after beating 30,000 other gamers worldwide in the World’s Fastest Gamer competition. Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Here Are The Cars Everyone Misspells While Searching The Internet

Ford Focuss. Chevy Camri. Kneesan Leaf. The internet’s hard, and spelling’s even harder. The automotive industry’s full of funky names, so it’s no surprise that people consistently goof one up in a search engine. And AutoGuide.com’s here to call every single one of them out. Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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