Tag Archive: Zak Brown

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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Sep 15

McLaren and Honda agree to conclude Formula 1 partnership

They will continue to compete for the remainder of the 2017 season

06 - McLaren Honda Formula 1 TeamMcLaren Technology Group and Honda Motor Co. Ltd announce they will discontinue their partnership for the FIA Formula One World Championship (F1) at the end of 2017 by mutual consent.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 14

Ecclestone: It’s McLaren’s fault for Honda failure

“The Renault deal is all done. Alonso staying is super news.”

Zak Brown- Bernie EcclestoneFormula 1 chairman emeritus Bernie Ecclestone has pointed the finger of blame at McLaren for its split from Honda after three years of unreliable and underpowered engines. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 08

Brown: McLaren can navigate any financial hit from Honda divorce

“We can’t afford not to be on the podium” – Brown

2017-06-11_1438As its divorce with Honda appears to near, Zak Brown says McLaren can navigate any financial situation it faces with a possible loss of funding from the Japanese manufacturer. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 02

McLaren nears 2018 engine decision, will make final call ‘early this month’

“The best thing for McLaren is to make the best sporting decision possible, and in the business will follow suit” – Brown

2017-06-09_730McLaren executive director Zak Brown has confirmed that a final call on its Formula 1 power unit supplier will be made “early this month” as it looks to push on with plans for its 2018 car and end the ongoing saga surrounding its engine partner. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 23

McLaren Honda confirms Stoffel Vandoorne will race for the team in 2018 as planned

McLaren Honda is pleased to confirm that Stoffel Vandoorne will continue to race for the team in 2018 as planned

06 - McLaren Honda Formula 1 TeamWhen we announced at the end of 2016 that Stoffel would be a McLaren Honda race driver for 2017, we indicated that our plan was that he’d race for us for a number of years Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 13

Lando Norris to join United Autosports for Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona

Multi single seater champion to race at the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona

McLaren-HoLando Norris to join United Autosports for Rolex 24 Hours At Daytonanda Young Driver joins United Autosports for American endurance race. Norris to partner Will Owen in Ligier JS P217 in January 2018 race. Read the rest of this entry »

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