Handsome in all its guises, a winner in all its guises, and, being one of the greatest McLarens, therefore one of the greatest racecars of all time. The M16 – along with the various M8 Can-Am bruisers and the M23 Formula 1 car – upgraded McLaren to the racecar constructor elite.
Tragically, Bruce McLaren didn’t live to see his team make this leap in status, but his legacy was a company made in his image, perfectly blending ambition and adventure with a solid methodical engineering ethos. And it was from this environment that the M16 originated and evolved.
With Patricio O'Ward and Felix Rosenqvist leading its line-up, 2021 could be the year Arrow McLaren SP-Chevrolet joins the IndyCar elite, writes David Malsher-Lopez.
Over 37 seasons, Dale Coyne has run no fewer than 80 Indy car drivers – including himself! Ahead of his first season running Romain Grosjean, we asked Coyne to pick the best 10 drivers ever to compete for him. By David Malsher-Lopez.
In this exclusive one-on-one interview, Roger Penske reveals the inner drive that has made him not only a hugely successful team owner and businessman but also the owner of Indianapolis Motor Speedway and IndyCar. He spoke to David Malsher-Lopez.
When founder Bruce McLaren died in June 1970, his team could have folded. Instead, his loyal band rallied to produce a string of winners - including an Indy car game-changer that won three Indy 500s in six years.
Josef Newgarden was our pick as top IndyCar driver of 2020 but his finest season-long run of performances failed to yield the championship. David Malsher-Lopez explains why.
David Malsher-Lopez explains how the 2020 NTT IndyCar Series was unlike any other, and why it featured familiar and unfamiliar faces competing for glory.
Chip Ganassi Racing’s newly crowned six-time IndyCar champion Scott Dixon takes us round by round through his remarkable season. David Malsher-Lopez listens.
Zanardi: The man whose name is a synonym for “hero”
Indy 500 memories from Borg-Warner’s famous ‘silver man’!