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Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim’s Telmex company is the favourite to replace Vodafone at McLaren next year
McLaren has reportedly played down reports title sponsor Vodafone is pulling out of formula one due to the controversial Bahrain grand prix. A day after the British team confirmed that its title sponsor since 2007 will pull out at the end of the year, The Times newspaper said Vodafone made its decision “after conducting a review of the deal on the back of last year’s Bahrain grand prix”.
Vodafone and McLaren have today confirmed that their very successful seven-year title partnership will conclude at the end of the 2013 season.
Since 2007, Vodafone and McLaren have formed one of the most successful partnerships in the history of motorsport. In the past six years, Vodafone McLaren Mercedes has scored 34 Grand Prix victories, won the 2008 Drivers’ World Championship and last season won seven races – no other team won more.