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The arrival of Adrian Newey at McLaren in 1997 coincided perfectly with a Formula 1 shake-up that returned the team to its former glory. Here's how the stars aligned.
For all its successes in the Formula 1 drivers' championship, it's astounding that McLaren's last constructors' title came 20 years ago. Incoming driver Lando Norris wasn't even born the last time the great McLaren name was etched into the teams' trophy.
McLaren's last constructors' triumph in 1998 was pulled off with some aplomb, thanks to the efforts of the design team and the fruit of its labours, the brilliant MP4/13.
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