Tag: McLaren MCL60

Oscar Piastri
F1 Drivers

Oscar Piastri

Born in Melbourne, just a stone’s throw away from the Australian Grand Prix venue, a young Oscar Piastri’s dreams of one day racing in Formula 1 were ignited by the sport’s star drivers roaring around his local streets, otherwise known as Albert Park. But it would take huge commitment and sacrifice to turn that dream into a reality, with a move to Europe – made by the likes of fellow countrymen Mark Webber and Daniel Ricciardo before him – the only way to go up against the best and catch the attention of the sport’s decision-makers. Using success on the Australian karting scene as a springboard, Piastri continued to learn the craft in championships across Europe, before getting his first taste of single-seater competition as a 15-year-old – two podium finishes in F4 UAE a sign of thing...
Lando Norris
F1 Drivers

Lando Norris

British F1 driver Lando Norris is one of the brightest stars on the grid in 2022. The McLaren ace has a long-term deal in his back pocket and seemingly a massive future in the sport. Born on November 13, 1999, in Bristol, Lando is still just 23 years of age and appears to be a future world champion in the making.. Norris, who stands 5ft 7ins tall (1.70m), now lives in the princely surroundings of Monaco like many other F1 drivers. Lando Norris' McLaren F1 Career Lando Norris entered Formula 1 at the age of 17 as a McLaren junior driver, completing a mid-season test with the team in Hungary in 2017 and impressing by setting the second-fastest lap. For 2018, Norris became the official test and reserve driver for the team, learning from full-time drivers Fernando Alo...
McLaren MCL60 launch: Lando Norris and Oscar Piastri help reveal 2023 F1 challenger
F1, Racing

McLaren MCL60 launch: Lando Norris and Oscar Piastri help reveal 2023 F1 challenger

McLaren have revealed the MCL60, named in honour of the team's 60th anniversary, ahead of the 2023 Formula 1 season; Lando Norris is joined by F1 rookie Oscar Piastri to form the youngest driver line-up on the grid; Andrea Stella steps up as team principal following Andreas Seidl's exit. McLaren celebrated the past and set their sights on a bright future as the team kicked off their 60th anniversary season with the launch of their 2023 Formula 1 challenger.   The MCL60 was revealed at the McLaren Technology Centre in Woking on Monday with a livery largely similar to its predecessor, with the most notable changes being an anniversary season tribute and more black areas, the latter continuing a theme among several teams looking to reduce weight by removing paint. There was a fresh fee...