First Thoughts and Analysis on McLaren F1's MCL35M


McLaren has become the first Formula 1 team to unveil its new car ahead of the 2021 season, presenting the MCL35M to the world. Our technical editor, Jake Boxall-Legge, and GP Editor, Alex Kalinauckas, give their first thoughts McLaren's 2021 challenger. Despite the freeze in the technical regulations between 2020 and 2021, McLaren has been forced to make a number of changes to its new car in order to accommodate the new Mercedes power unit, as well as accounting for the downforce cuts enforced by the update regulations.

About this video

Duration 08:29
Posted Feb 15, 2021
Series Formula 1
Event McLaren launch
Sub-event Presentation
Drivers Daniel Ricciardo , Lando Norris
Teams McLaren