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McLaren is a Formula One constructor, founded by Bruce McLaren in 1963 and debuted in 1966.


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BruceMcLaren MRT Mclaren logo 1967-1980 Logomclarenyardleyur8 Adesivo-marlboro-team-texaco-f1-formula-1-pronta-entrega-D NQ NP 717140-MLB28041065624 082018-F Mrlbrtmmclrn Hndmrlbrmclrn
1966 1967-1972 1972-1974 1974-1975 1976-1990 1991-1993
 
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1993 1994 1995-1997 1997-2005 2006-2007 2007-2013
 
Trade name of McLaren Formula 1 Team McLarenHonda McLaren logo McLaren F12019 logo
2014 2015-2017 2018 2019-present


Bruce McLaren Motor Racing Team

1966

BruceMcLaren MRT

The "McLaren Crest" was designed by Michael Turner in 1964. A kiwi appeared on this logo, being the national bird of New Zealand, which is the birthplace of Bruce McLaren, who is the founder of the team.

1967-1972

Mclaren logo 1967-1980

In 1965 the "crest" evolved to the infamous "Speedy Kiwi", a more stylized version of the bird. It was used until 1980. It came back as an alternate when team ownership was changed in 2017.

Yardley Team McLaren

1972-1974

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In 1972 McLaren got a first main sponsor - purveyor of soap and perfumes, Yardley. 

Marlboro Team Texaco

1974-1975

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​​​​​For several years, the McLaren name was removed from the team.

​​​​Marlboro Team McLaren

1976-1990

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In 1976, McLaren's logo was changed.

Marlboro McLaren Honda

1991-1993

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In 1991, Honda (who had been supplying engines to the team since 1988) was added to the team’s name.

Marlboro McLaren

1993

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In 1993 the team changed its name, due to the of end of Honda supplying engines to the team.

Marlboro McLaren Peugeot

1994

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In 1994 McLaren used Peugeot engines.

Marlboro McLaren Mercedes

1995-1997

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In 1995 McLaren began to use Mercedes-Benz engines.

West McLaren Mercedes

1997-2005

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In 1997 the longest ever sponsorship deal in Formula 1 history ended, McLaren moved from Marlboro to West, another tobacco company. McLaren's red swoosh got a modern update, to separate it from the Marlboro logo.

Team McLaren Mercedes

2006-2007

McLarenMercedes

In 2006 tobacco sponsorship in Formula One was banned and McLaren lost their main sponsor.

Vodafone McLaren Mercedes

2007-2013

Vodafone-McLaren-Mercedes-F1

In 2007 McLaren found a new sponsor, Vodafone.

McLaren Mercedes

2014

Trade name of McLaren Formula 1 Team

In 2014 McLaren lost their main sponsorship.

McLaren Honda

2015-2017

McLarenHonda

In 2015, Honda engines returned to McLaren for the first time since 1992.

McLaren

2018

McLaren logo

In 2017, McLaren announced Renault as their engine supplier for 2018 after a disastrous three years with Honda.

2019-present

McLaren F12019 logo

Now "the swoosh" is black, same as wordmark.


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