F1: McLaren will have a special color on the car for the Monaco GP |  Sports

F1: McLaren will have a special color on the car for the Monaco GP | Sports

McLaren will have a special edition car for the Monaco GPDisclosure/McLaren

Posted 5/23/2023 5:13 PM


In celebration of 60 years, McLaren will have a special concert for the race in Monaco, next Sunday (28), for the sixth stage of Formula 1. The British team has revealed this Tuesday (23) the design that will be used in the competition. the traditional street track of the principal and also in the Spanish race, on the 4th. The selected design will pay tribute to historic victories in three different categories.

The pattern will have three colors. On the reverse, the orange will honor the team’s first victory in the Indianapolis 500, by Johnny Rutherford (1974). On the front, black refers to the victory of the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1995, by JJ Lehto, Yannick Dalmas and Masanori Sekiya. Finally, the white color in the center refers to Alain Prost’s MP4/2, which won the 1984 Monaco GP.

“It is a great opportunity to take part in McLaren’s 60th birthday celebrations, and combining three unique, award-winning performances into one Monaco Grand Prix 2023 will be a special moment for the whole team. McLaren has an impressive track record in Monte Carlo. , ” said Lando Norris, who stood on the podium at the 2021 Monaco race.

One of the traditional teams in Formula 1, McLaren is far from the performance of the times when it dominated the division with Alain Prost and Ayrton Senna. Currently, the British team is fifth in the constructors’ standings, with 14 points, 10 from Lando Norris and only four from Oscar Piastri. One place above in the classification, Ferrari has 74 points and looks far from the British.