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The McLaren 650S GT3 Defends Bathurst 12 Hour Win

By   February 8, 2017

The McLaren 650S GT3 at Bathurst 12 Hours. #mclaren #mclaren650s #mclaren650sgt3 #650s #gt3 #bathurst12hour

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McLaren 650S GT3

Coming into the Bathurst 12 Hours the defending Liqui-Moly team hoped that their McLaren 650S GT3 would manage a repeat victory. But as we all know endurance racing can be a cruel mistress.

The race started out with great difficulty for the #1 650S GT3 as the team quickly fell back in the second hour with engine issues. The problem cost three laps making a top finish unlikely.

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McLaren 650S GT3 Grabs Pirelli World Challenge Championship At Laguna Seca

By   October 11, 2016

McLaren 650S GT3

McLaren 650S GT3

This past weekend was the final race of the 2016 season for the Pirelli World Challenge Championship. Entering the race McLaren factory driver, Alvaro Parente, was ahead in the points standing for the Driver’s Championship by just two points, setting up an exciting finish to the season.

The final competition of the year, held at Laguna Seca, saw just 0.252 seconds separating pole position and sixth position. Parente started the final race in sixth position with his closest rival starting in the second position.

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Why Is Apple Thinking Of Buying McLaren

By   September 21, 2016

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McLaren 570GT MSO

The Financial Times is reporting that Apple is attempting to purchase McLaren. The acquisition is thought to be one to further the company’s plans to a self driving car.

However, the fact that they are looking at an exclusive nameplate is a bit of a puzzle. Certainly McLaren has the engineers and technology that it can make a car for Apple, but should it? Currently, the Marquee stands for one of the most exclusives supercar brands in the world.

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McLaren 650S GT3 Gets Two Blancpain Endurance Cup Titles

By   September 20, 2016

McLaren 650S GT3

McLaren 650S GT3

McLaren had quite the weekend as Factory drivers Rob Bell, Côme Ledogar and Shane van Gisbergen secured the Blancpain Endurance Cup Drivers Championship. But that wasn’t all the good racing news for the British performance car maker. The Garage 59 customer team took home the Blancpain GT Endurance Cup Teams Championship at the Nurburgring. The weekend marked one of the most successful for McLaren in GT3 racing.

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Number 58 McLaren 650S GT3 Maintains Points Lead After Difficult Total 24 Hours Of Spa

By   August 2, 2016

McLaren 650S GT3

McLaren 650S GT3

The McLaren 650S GT3 had a though endurance race in the Total 24 Hours of Spa. Factory drivers Rob Bell, Côme Ledogar and Shane van Gisbgergen drove the number 58 Garage 59 650S GT3 and led the race in the opening stages of the competition.

Ledogar grabbed the lead position after a bold move through the famous La Source / Eau Rouge section of the circuit. Unfortunately, disaster struck when the number 59 car made heavy contact while negotiating backmarkers through the hours of darkness.

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