Hmm. Never heard of this before.the EDGE wrote: ↑Fri Aug 05, 2022 11:37 pm???Just_a_fan wrote: ↑Fri Aug 05, 2022 6:56 pmRon has no links at all with McLaren these days. He lost both the team and the automotive group about 5(?) years ago.Shrieker wrote: ↑Fri Aug 05, 2022 5:55 pmAFAIK, Ron still is in charge of the automaking McLaren so to speak. And he first lost his shares in the team, and then was kicked out of the board.
So now not only the F1 team is owned by others, it is also run by others. So it's a privateer outfit that hasn't got anything to do with making road going autos.
Someone who's more knowledgeable can shed more light maybe.
But yes, the F1 team isn't part of the road car set up.
McLaren F1 & McLaren automotive are as connected as Ferrari F1 & their road cars
They are both owned by the same group & operate out of the same facility at Woking, where both race & road cars are manufactured
Ferrari, of course, also build its own engines where as McLarens road car engines are built by Ricardo to McLarens requirements. The new V6 Hybrid was actually designed by McLaren employees
McLaren however are not considered a manufacture, as this denotes a team that builds its own F1 PU, which of course they do not. Being a manufacturer has nothing to do with whether the competitor builds road cars or not
You sure it's not to say it's an entity that mass manufactures road cars?