Bruce McLaren info & statistics
|Place of Birth||Auckland|
|Date of Birth||Aug 30th 1937|
|Date of Death||Jun 2nd 1970 - 32 years old|
|First Race||1958 German F1 GP|
|Last Race||1970 Monaco F1 GP|
|Best Qualifying||2th - (3 times)|
|First Win||1959 USA F1 GP|
|Last Win||1968 Belgian F1 GP|
|First Podium||1959 British F1 GP|
|Last Podium||1970 Spanish F1 GP|
Bruce McLaren F1 Stats
|Race Wins||4 (3,9%)|
|Fastest Laps||3 (2,9%)|
|Points Finishes||50 (48,5%)|
|Front Row Starts||3|
Bruce McLaren Biography
The founder of McLaren is the legendary Bruce McLaren. He grew up in a small town called Remuera in New Zealand. His parents owned a service station and a workshop and his father use to race motorcycles and cars.
As a teenager he spend a lot of time in the workshop of his parents and developed his passion for cars and Motorsport.
At the age of 14 Bruce started to compete in hillclimbing with an Austin 7 Ultster. He entered his first real race at the age of 16 and showed he had good race skills. Bruce also was able to improve and modify the cars he raced himself. His ingenuity was outstanding and together with his race talents he made it to 2nd place in the 1957 New Zealand championship series.
He founded McLaren Automotive in 1963.
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