McLaren reports that Fernando Alonso is on the road to recovery from his big crash in Barcelona and is back at home to recuperate, but he won't be back up and running in time for the next test session.
McLaren unveils the 675LT, a track-focused yet road-legal evolution in its Super Series to be introduced at the Geneva Motor Show. It loses 220 pounds compared to the 650S, increases power to 666 horsepower from its 3.8-liter V8, and sprints from standstill to 62 mph in 2.9 seconds.
As Fernando Alonso recovers in hospital, McLaren tries to sort out what went wrong that resulted in his crash at the F1 test session in Barcelona on Sunday. One thing it's sure of, though, is that he wasn't knocked out by an electrical fault.
Two-time Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso was medivac'd by helicopter to a nearby hospital after crashing his McLaren-Honda during a test session in Barcelona, but was reportedly conscious and talking throughout.
McLaren is hitting the track, going up against the Ferrari FXX K and rounding out its Ultimate Series with the launch of the new P1 GTR at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show, complete with more power, more downforce and less weight.
With three Formula One World Championships between them, you could safely say that Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button are used to going fast. But the pair of McLaren drivers slowed things down a bit to try out the Honda Uni-Cub electric mobility scooter in this brief video clip.
Formula One's all-powerful Strategy Group has approved proposals to boost the existing engines up to 1,000 horsepower, widen the tires, increase aerodynamic downforce and make the cars look better in the process.
Joining the production-intent version of the McLaren P1 GTR on the British brand's 2015 Geneva Motor Show stage is the newly teased 675LT. Part of the same family as the 650S, the LT is inspired by the famous F1 GTR Longtail racer. The latest variant gets a 25-horsepower boost, lower weight and optimized aero for even greater performance.
Top Gear magazine managed to get the Ferrari LaFerrari, McLaren P1 and Porsche 918 Spyder together on the same stretch of road, and released this video clip previously reserved for digital subscribers.
British comedian Rowan Atkinson is selling his dark purple 1997 McLaren F1 for the equivalent of about $12 million. Since owning the McLaren, Atkinson has covered 41,000 miles in it and has crashed the supercar at least twice.
The latest word has it that McLaren's upcoming entry-level Sports Series will be just that: a series, with at least four versions to include a coupe, convertible, a touring version with an unusual trunk and a track-bound GTR version. McLaren Special Operations has also announced a special-edition 650S to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the F1 GTR's win at Le Mans.
We know McLaren is working on a GTR version of the already-absurdly-good P1, now Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf reports that the Woking firm is also preparing a track-only 650S to wear a GTR badge. It is rumored to have more power, less weight, and new bodywork, and be revealed at the Geneva Motor Show.