McLaren has revealed a special edition of its car for the Monaco and Spanish Grands Prix as part of the brand’s 60th anniversary.
The new factory is identical to that of the Indianapolis 500 and pays homage to the “Triple Crown” of motorsport. It is also a reference to the orange and white Marlboro car used in the 1984 Monaco GP, which was won by Alain Prost. The color scheme is also associated with Johnny Rutherford’s 1974 Indianapolis 500 victory, as well as the 1995 24 Hours of Le Mans victory won by JJ Lehto, Yannick Dalmas and Masanori Sekiya.
It is a story of victory. Of decision. Of patience. Of pride.
This is the company’s McLaren Triple Crown livery.#Three Crowns 👑👑👑 pic.twitter.com/xPQhxDCnQg
– McLaren (@McLarenF1) May 23, 2023
McLaren will use this special livery at the Monaco GP on the streets of the Principality and also at the Spanish GP at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya.
“After winning motorsport’s greatest achievement with the Triple Crown, we are proud to celebrate the rich history of McLaren Racing with a special Monaco Grand Prix.” Said Zak Brown, CEO of McLaren.
“To coincide with our 60th anniversary celebrations and honor the legacy of Bruce McLaren, this exclusive edition pays homage to the three victories that make up the Triple Crown.”.
Lando Norris, who stood on the podium in Monaco in 2021, is pleased with the version presented.
“McLaren has an impressive record in Monte Carlo, and personally to finish in the 2021 race was a great honor. We will be running in a great looking car to celebrate Bruce McLaren and the team’s incredible legacy.” said the British.