Download Mclaren Logo – McLaren is a team British based in Woking ( Surrey , England ), founded in 1963 by Bruce McLaren ( 1937 – 1970 ). It is mostly known as a team of Formula 1 , but has also competed in the Indianapolis 500 , the 24 Hours of Le Mans Series and Canadian-American Challenge Cup . His full name is now Vodafone McLaren Mercedes , due to sponsorship this communications company. The team is led by Martin Whitmarsh and is structured as entrepreneurs as McLaren Racing .
McLaren is one of the most successful teams in Formula 1 , the third team in number of Constructors Championships (8), behind the British also Williams F1 and Ferrari .