It’s a bonafide fact that McLaren produces some of the world’s finest supercars. But did you know that the company’s founder drove the Ford GT40 to its maiden LeMans victory, or that every team in NASCAR is dependent on McLaren’s electronics?
Here are 22 things you didn’t know about McLaren.
1. Before founding the eponymous company, Bruce McLaren was a world-class driver
Winning the USGP at just 22, he stood as the youngest race winner in Formula One history for decades. To date, he’s only been surpassed by Fernando Alonso and Sebastian Vettel.