Tag Archive: Zak Brown

Jan 31

McLaren Technology Group announces partnership with Airgain to drive automotive innovation

Airgain wireless connectivity capabilities to accelerate performance on and off the track

McLaren Technology Group today announced a new multi-year partnership with Airgain, Inc. (NASDAQ: AIRG), a global leader in wireless connectivity platforms, that will build on both companies’ reputations in leading-edge, high performance technologies. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 30

McLaren allows Fernando Alonso to compete in 2018 Le Mans and WEC

McLaren and Fernando are in full agreement that Formula 1 remains their shared top priority

2017-10-22_0309McLaren has confirmed it will allow Fernando Alonso to compete in upcoming rounds of the World Endurance Championship, including this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans, after reaching agreement with both Fernando and Toyota Gazoo Racing.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 28

Fittipaldi, Barbosa, Albuquerque Co-Drive Cadillac Prototype to Rolex 24 At DAYTONA Victory

Team Sets Race Records for Total Laps, Distance

Rolex 24 WinnersThe rigors of racing for 24 consecutive hours were evident Sunday, with a Rolex 24 At DAYTONA that was remarkable for its speed but also memorable for its attrition that dashed championship hopes for a number of high-profile teams. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 27

Brown targets team boss ‘triple crown’ with McLaren

“It’s a massive privilege to work at McLaren, that’s a dream come true”

2017-06-09-15-23-28_2102Zak Brown has set his sights on following Fernando Alonso’s lead by completing the ‘triple crown of motorsport’ with McLaren in a team boss capacity. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 23

McLaren and CNBC announce new multi-year partnership

McLaren is one of the world’s most famous sports and technology brands

McLaren and CNBC, the leading global business news network, announced today an exciting new multi-year partnership that will highlight both brands’ reputations for innovation and leadership through content and commercial activity.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 17

McLaren gave Honda six months for turnaround – Brown

Three years is a long time in Formula 1

F1: McLaren gave Honda six months for turnaround – BrownMcLaren’s executive director Zak Brown says his team gave Honda six months to find a turnaround to be competitive in 2018 and tried “many different things and many different ways” but when performance wasn’t forthcoming it gave the team no option. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 07

Bruno Senna joins United Autosports for Rolex 24 At Daytona

Bruno Senna completes United Autosports 24-hour line up

BRUNO SENNA JOINS UNITED AUTOSPORTS FOR ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONASenna will race alongside Will Owen, Hugo de Sadeleer and Paul Di Resta. Fernando Alonso, Lando Norris and Phil Hanson to race sister Ligier JS P217. United Autosports have confirmed that Bruno Senna will join the team for the 2018 Rolex 24 At Daytona. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 30

Formula E names Motorsport.com as official digital media partner

Formula E to amplify enhanced content with Motorsport.com as official digital media partner

Formula E has teamed-up with Motorsport Network to bring fans even more insight and behind the scenes access to the world of the electric street racing series, with additional news and video content shown throughout the season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 24

Kimoa becomes official surfwear partner of McLaren

McLaren is delighted to confirm that Kimoa has become a new corporate partner of the team. 

2017-11-24 - Kimoa becomes official surfwear partner of McLarenThe multi-year partnership, which begins in January 2018, will see Kimoa become the team’s Official Surfwear Partner. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 21

Successful debut test for Fernando Alonso in United Autosports’ Ligier JS p217

McLaren driver completes first test ahead of Rolex 24 At Daytona debut

Successful debut test for Fernando Alonso in United Autosports’ Ligier JS p217First time Spanish racer has driven an LMP2 car. Next outing will be the ROAR before the 24 on 5-7 January. Fernando Alonso has successfully completed his first test in the United Autosports’ Ligier JS P217 ahead of his debut at the Rolex 24 At Daytona in January. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 21

Rudy Van Buren wins World’s Fastest Gamer to become official Mclaren Simulator Driver

Karting champion lost to motorsport gets second shot through Mclaren eSports Competition

Rudy Van Buren wins World’s Fastest Gamer to become official Mclaren Simulator DriverRudy van Buren, a 25-year-old sales manager from Lelystad in the Netherlands, has beaten more than 30,000 contestants to be crowned the World’s Fastest Gamer – the McLaren Formula 1 team’s ground-breaking esports competition that aims to find the best virtual racing driver on the planet. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 12

Ben Payne joins McLaren as inaugural director of esports

Ben joins the company from Microsoft

Ben Payne 2McLaren has underlined its commitment to the esports platform with the appointment of Ben Payne as the company’s new director of esports.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 08

Lando Norris excels in maiden sports-prototype test runs

United Autosports complete successful Paul Ricard test 

Britain’s rising single-seater star Lando Norris made a remarkable sports-prototype début by immediately setting very competitive lap times in his first-ever run in an LMP2 sportscar.

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Nov 06

Lando Norris becomes official McLaren test and reserve driver for 2018

McLaren is pleased to confirm that Lando Norris will become the team’s official Formula 1 test and reserve driver for the 2018 season. 

Lando has been a member of the McLaren Young Driver programme since the start of 2017, and today’s announcement crowns a hugely impressive 12 months for the 17 year old.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 26

Fernando Alonso joins United Autosports for Rolex 24 At Daytona

Double Formula One World Champion to race Ligier JS P217

2017-10-19_0480Spaniard to join Phil Hanson and McLaren development driver Lando Norris. Two car entry for Anglo American team in IMSA opener. United Autosports has confirmed that Fernando Alonso will race for the team in the 2018 Rolex 24 at Daytona.
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Oct 19

McLaren and Fernando Alonso extend relationship

McLaren is delighted to announce that Fernando Alonso has extended his relationship with the team. 

2017-10-19 - McLaren and Fernando Alonso extend relationshipThe news underlines Fernando’s commitment to McLaren, his long-term ties to the organisation, and his belief in the exciting potential and promise that exists within McLaren.  He will contest the 2018 FIA Formula 1 World Championship alongside Belgium’s Stoffel Vandoorne. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 19

Paul Di Resta to join United Autosports for Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona

Current F1 racing driver to join United Autosports for 24 Hours at Daytona

2015-06-04_0424DTM Champion, Di Resta to race alongside Will Owen in Ligier JS P217. Two-car entry for United Autosports in January endurance race. United Autosports have confirmed that Paul di Resta will join the team for the 2018 running of the Rolex 24 at Daytona in January. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 12

Phil Hanson signs for United Autosports in 2018

Full LMP2 programme for 18-year-old with United Autosports

Phil Hanson signs for United Autosports in 2018United Autosports have confirmed that Phil Hanson will join their race team for 2018, racing in a number of high-profile events with the team. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 16

McLaren has ‘plan B’ if Alonso rejects new F1 contract

Brown confirmed there was a back-up plan in place

2017-06-09-14-55-44_1958McLaren executive director Zak Brown is confident keeping Fernando Alonso with its Formula 1 project for 2018, but has a ‘plan B’ in place should the Spaniard reject a new deal. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 15

McLaren Racing and Renault Sport Racing confirm partnership

McLaren-Renault is a partnership that will challenge for victory.

Renault Sport Racing logoRenault Sport Racing and McLaren Racing are pleased to announce they have agreed an engine supply partnership for the 2018, 2019 and 2020 seasons. The deal will see Renault Sport Racing supply McLaren with Formula 1 power units, while also establishing a close working relationship with McLaren’s engineers and technicians. Read the rest of this entry »

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