compare


multiple possible
to


Bruce McLaren, F1 driver

personalia

New Zealand, NZ
30 August 1937
2 June 1970 (32)
Gerhard Mitter (30 August 1935)
Ignazio Giunti (30 August 1941)

Buy Bruce McLaren merchandise Buy Bruce McLaren merchandise

statistics

4 (3.9%)
27 (26.2%)
0 (0%)
0 (0%)
1st
2nd
13
103
101
196.5 (1.9 points per race avg)
40 (38.8%)
1958 German Grand Prix
1970 Monaco Grand Prix

about Bruce McLaren

Bruce Leslie McLaren (30 August 1937 – 2 June 1970) was a New Zealand race-car designer, driver, engineer and inventor.

His name lives on in the McLaren team which has been one of the most successful in Formula One championship history, winning a total of 8 World Constructors' Championships and 12 World Drivers' Championships. McLaren cars totally dominated CanAm sports car racing with 56 wins, a considerable number of them with him behind the wheel, between 1967 and 1972 (and five constructors' championships), and have won three Indianapolis 500 races, as well as the 24 Hours of Le Mans and 12 Hours of Sebring.


source: Wikipedia

seasons

1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970,

finishing positions

grid positions

wins

# event F1 constructor
1 1959 United States Grand Prix round 9 Cooper-Climax
2 1960 Argentine Grand Prix round 1 Cooper-Climax
3 1962 Monaco Grand Prix round 2 Cooper-Climax
4 1968 Belgian Grand Prix round 4 McLaren-Ford

pole positions

# event F1 constructor

teams & teammates

season teammate
1958 Stirling Moss
Jack Brabham
Maurice Trintignant
Roy Salvadori
Ian Burgess
Wolfgang Seidel
Tony Marsh
Brian Naylor
Christian Goethals
Dick Gibson
Jack Fairman
Robert La Caze
André Guelfi
François Picard
Tom Bridger
Cooper compare 1958
1959 Jack Brabham
Lucien Bianchi
Masten Gregory
Maurice Trintignant
Stirling Moss
Ivor Bueb
Alain de Changy
Jean Lucienbonnet
Trevor Taylor
Tim Parnell
Keith Greene
Henry Taylor
Jack Fairman
Mike Taylor
Peter Ashdown
Bill Moss
Giorgio Scarlatti
Harry Schell
Cooper-Climax compare 1959
1960 Jack Brabham
Maurice Trintignant
Stirling Moss
Harry Schell
Roy Salvadori
Tony Brooks
Chris Bristow
Bruce Halford
Carel Godin de Beaufort
Henry Taylor
Lucien Bianchi
Olivier Gendebien
Jack Fairman
Chuck Daigh
Lance Reventlow
Vic Wilson
Wolfgang Seidel
Piero Drogo
Arthur Owen
Phil Hill
Ron Flockhart
Cooper-Climax compare 1960
1961 John Surtees
Jack Brabham
Masten Gregory
Jackie Lewis
Bernard Collomb
Roy Salvadori
John Campbell-Jones
Ian Burgess
Renato Pirocchi
Geoff Duke
Jack Fairman
Alfonso Thiele
Menato Boffa
Walt Hansgen
Hap Sharp
Roger Penske
Cooper-Climax compare 1961
1962 Tony Maggs
Jackie Lewis
Ian Burgess
Bernard Collomb
Hap Sharp
Timmy Mayer
John Love
Cooper-Climax compare 1962
1963 Jo Bonnier
Tony Maggs
Mário de Araújo Cabral
Frank Dochnal
John Love
Cooper-Climax compare 1963
1964 Jo Bonnier
Phil Hill
John Taylor
Edgar Barth
John Love
Cooper-Climax compare 1964
1965 John Love
Jochen Rindt
Alex Blignaut
John Rhodes
Cooper-Climax compare 1965
1967 Dan Gurney
Ludovico Scarfiotti
Eagle-Climax compare 1967
1968 Denny Hulme
Dan Gurney
McLaren-BRM compare 1968
1969 Denny Hulme
Basil van Rooyen
Jean-Pierre Beltoise
Vic Elford
Derek Bell
McLaren-Ford compare 1969
1970 Denny Hulme
John Surtees
Peter Gethin
Dan Gurney
Jo Bonnier
McLaren-Ford compare 1970

news

Nyck de Vries will join the F1 grid full-time in 2023 at the age of 28 with AlphaTauri after impressing in a one-off appearance for Williams at Monza this year.
Although de Vries will be older than over half the F1 grid, he has gained a wealth of experience in other categories such as Formula 2 and Formula E, as well as working with Mercedes in F1 as a reserve driver.
De la Rosa made his F1 ...

read on

The Spaniard, who took his first IndyCar title with Ganassi in only his second season in the series, made his grand prix weekend debut this year when he drove the McLaren in opening practice for the United States Grand Prix.
He had also tested the MCL35M at Barcelona and the Red Bull Ring as part of his role in the squad's driver development programme.
Palou will compete in IndyCar next ...

read on

The Australian parted ways with McLaren after the recent Abu Dhabi Grand Prix off the back of two tough Formula 1 seasons as a McLaren driver.
While there was one significant highlight, Ricciardo's victory at Monza in 2021, he was for the most part out-paced by teammate Lando Norris.
That ultimately led to what was meant to be a three-year deal being terminated early as McLaren moved to ...

read on

McLaren slipped from fourth to fifth after being outscored by Alpine, which produced a less reliable but still faster car, and the Woking team wasn't helped by Daniel Ricciardo's well-documented struggles.
Norris acknowledged McLaren's car wasn't good enough to do much more than it did and says P5 is where the team belongs. "Yeah, it's where we deserve to be ...

read on

The Woking-based squad caused a stir in the middle of 2020 when it emerged that it was renewing an historic partnership with Gulf, which had originally been a team partner as long ago as 1968.
From the 2020 British GP, McLaren's cars carried the famous blue and orange colours of Gulf as part of a deal that included its supercar brand.
The partnership proved a success and, most famously at ...

read on

Having taken a grid penalty for his incident with Kevin Magnussen in Brazil, the Australian moved up from 13th on the grid to ninth at the flag, successfully holding off Sebastian Vettel.
Ricciardo, who has long intended to sit out 2023 and look for a race seat for the following year, was announced on Wednesday as third driver for Red Bull Racing.
The Australian said he tried to stay focused ...

read on

Ricciardo leaves the team after two disappointing seasons at McLaren, with the team deciding in the summer to end his contract one year early and move for rookie Oscar Piastri, who got his first run with the team in Tuesday's post-season test at Yas Marina.
The Australian's struggles proved particularly costly in the constructors' championship, as McLaren fell from fourth to ...

read on

While the Woking-based squad openly admits that it is waiting for a new wind tunnel and simulator to come on tap in the middle of next year before it can accelerate its progress, it is not sitting back in the mean time.
After a season where it has not made the progress it wanted, having fallen away from the top three teams, McLaren knows it needs to lift things up if it wants to move ...

read on

While the Woking-based team is still locked in a tight fight for fourth place with Alpine in the constructors’ championship, it is working hard on potential improvements to lift its chances next year.
That has manifested itself at the F1 season finale in Abu Dhabi with a modified floor, which features a revised floor edge geometry.
The new design has the wavy edge wing removed, and adopts ...

read on

Under Andreas Seidl's leadership, McLaren enjoyed an upturn in fortunes and took third in the 2020 championship, followed by fourth place last year.
It is set to slide another place backwards this year, however, needing a miracle to overturn Alpine's 19-point lead in this weekend's Abu Dhabi season finale.
Chasing four manufacturer outfits Seidl admitted it would be difficult for McLaren to ...

read on

McLaren launched Driven by Change with one of its key sponsors, Vuse, at last year’s race in Abu Dhabi, giving a platform to underrepresented creatives for the race weekend.
For this season’s final round at the Yas Marina Circuit, McLaren has worked with Lebanese artist Anna Tangles to bring a fresh look to the MCL36 car.
Retaining the papaya and blue colours of the team, Tangles’ work ...

read on

Norris stayed away from the track on Thursday after experiencing a bout of food poisoning, and the team had Nyck de Vries waiting on standby.
However, Norris was able to drive on Friday and took an encouraging fourth place in qualifying.
In Saturday's sprint, he slipped back to seventh, but he achieved the team's target of losing out only to the cars of the top three teams while also ...

read on

The Australian put in his best performance of the year in Mexico City last weekend, using a successful medium/soft tyre strategy that gave him the pace with which to charge up to seventh place – while negating a 10-second penalty for colliding with Yuki Tsunoda.
The race came just a week after one of Ricciardo's most disappointing outings of the season in Austin, where he finished a lowly ...

read on

Ricciardo went from medium to soft tyres and had sufficient pace to not only charge up to seventh place, but also negate a 10-second penalty for contact with Yuki Tsunoda.
In contrast Norris, who stopped earlier, joined several others in going from the medium to the hard, only to find it was lacking performance. He finished ninth, some 16.5 seconds behind Ricciardo on the road, having been ...

read on

On Friday, the FIA announced that Red Bull had been fined $7m and docked 10% of its aero testing for the next 12 months, while Aston Martin was fined $450,000 for a procedural breach.
Seidl stressed that it was encouraging to see that the FIA's process worked effectively, but he questioned the size of the penalties and urged that future sanctions should be harsher.
"It's mixed feelings, to ...

read on

This team is connected directly to the circuit thanks to some incredible technology from McLaren’s partner Cisco. They receive data from the car in as little as 18 milliseconds – that’s literally less than the blink of an eye – then analyse it to feed crucial strategy calls back to the track.
“Mission Control is a bit like Apollo 13, just no waistcoats and cigars,” begins Ed Green ...

read on

In a world where technology is turning even the most unlikely sci-fi into reality, the cutting-edge F1 team is working with its partner to explore every area of technology that could give them an advantage, on track and off.
As Chief Technology Officer for Cisco UK and Ireland, Chintan Patel works with the company's sports and entertainment partners to "push technology to the edge" and he ...

read on

As part of an exclusive deal that the Woking-based squad has signed with British company Seamless Digital, both McLaren cars will run with the new technology in practice sessions for the remainder of the season.
The dynamic panels, which are fitted in sections along either side of the cockpit and will be clearly visible from onboard cameras, allow the team to change the branding on the car as ...

read on

Piastri will race for McLaren next year after a contract saga over the summer saw Alpine claim it had a deal in place for him to race in 2023, only for the Contract Recognition Board to rule in McLaren's favour.
In the wake of losing the case, Alpine said it would review its existing relationship with Piastri which could have opened the door for him to join McLaren early.
But Piastri has ...

read on

Palou will take part in FP1 at the United States Grand Prix, taking over Daniel Ricciardo’s car for the 60-minute session at Circuit of The Americas, while O’Ward will drive Lando Norris’s car in opening practice at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
These outings follow the pair’s driver development tests in the MCL35M and fulfill the team’s two young driver outings, as mandated in the ...

read on

McLaren and Alpine have enjoyed a season-long battle to finish as the leading midfield team this year, with momentum swinging back and forth in recent races.
McLaren's run to fourth and fifth in Singapore put it back into P4 in the constructors' championship, only for Alpine to strike back last Sunday at Suzuka as Esteban Ocon and Fernando Alonso finished fourth and seventh respectively.
It ...

read on

McLaren finished third in the constructors’ championship in Norris’s second season with the team in 2020, before slipping to fourth last year.
The team is currently again fourth and battling with close rivals Alpine. However it is set to score far fewer points than last year: Norris has scored 100 points thus far this year, and looks unlikely to match his personal 2022 total of ...

read on

The revisions built on the fundamental changes made to the layout of its sidepod and engine cover bodywork, plus the alterations made to the floor and diffuser earlier in the season.
However, the sheer scope of the development package and logistical challenges involved resulted in the parts only being fitted to one of its cars, with Lando Norris getting the nod for the Marina Bay weekend.
A ...

read on

In a wet-to-dry race, Lando Norris produced an error-free display to move up from sixth to fourth following a duel with Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen, who both slipped up.
Starting from 16th, Daniel Ricciardo also had a strong race to finish behind Norris in fifth, after delaying a switch from intermediates to slicks until a lap 36 safety car.
In stark contrast to McLaren's 22-point ...

read on

The Woking-based outfit has used this weekend's Marina Bay event to bring what it calls its biggest development step of the year so far.
The comprehensive changes include revised sidepods and inlets, an updated floor, tweaked diffuser tail and new bodywork profiling and cooling.
Speaking about the aims of the changes to the car, which is being run exclusively by Lando Norris this weekend ...

read on

Link to or share this page

share or save

Bruce McLaren, F1 driver

Social media


Copy link

just click on the link and then copy it so you can use it on another website.

Amazon Prime - Formula 1 merchandise