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Car Model

McLaren MP4/1

 
Designers
Chief DesignerJohn Barnard
Notes
Designed In1981
Significance of NameMcLaren Project 4, 1st design
HistoryFirst carbon-fibre monocoque
F1 History
Active Years1981
Cars Entered23
Races Contested
13  
Wins1
2nd Places2
3rd Places1
4th Places0
5th Places0
6th Places2
Average ClassificationMedian: 7, Mean: 6.31, Standard deviation: 0.94
Retirements10
Disqualifications0
Failures to qualify0
Pole Positions0
Highest Qualifying Position2nd
Average Qualifying PositionMedian: 9, Mean: 9.35, Standard deviation: 0.84
Fastest Laps1
Average Fastest Lap PositionMedian: 6, Mean: 7.24, Standard deviation: 0.97
Races Led1
Laps Led8
Race Distance Led38 km
Debut1981 Argentine GP
Maiden Win1981 British GP
Last Race1981 Las Vegas GP

Partners
DriverRacesYears
John Watson
13
1981
Andrea de Cesaris
10
1981
Team RacesYears
McLaren
23
1981
Car ManufacturerRacesYears
McLaren
23
1981
Engine ManufacturerRacesYears
Ford
23
1981
Tyre ManufacturerRacesYears
Michelin
23
1981
Lubricant ManufacturerRacesYears
Valvoline
1
1981
Unipart
22
1981
EntrantRacesYears
Marlboro McLaren International
23
1981
Chassis DesignerRacesYears
John Barnard
23
1981
Car NumberRacesYears
Car 7
13
1981
Car 8
10
1981
Team SponsorRacesYears
Hercules
23
1981
Marlboro
23
1981
Unipart
23
1981
Valvoline
23
1981

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