Going behind the scenes at one of the best known and most successful names in Formula One, this biography of a racing team gives an honest and forthright appraisal of the drivers, management and team personnel that make up McLaren.
Written by the first journalist to have unlimited access to the team and endorsed by the McLaren organisation, Teamwork focuses on key team members such as managing director Ron Dennis, his wealthy and mysterious business partner Mansour Ojjeh, and the dashing drivers Mika Hakkinen and David Coulthard.
And how does McLaren collect and spend its £100 million budget for a season? This book delves into the business and commercial aspects of running a Formula One outfit, including interviews with management, sponsors, and technical partners.
It also documents the intense drama and excitement of race weekends, examining team strategy, tactics and the impact on the team of the new regulations for 1998.
This revised edition contains a new chapter, which celebrates McLaren’s recent double success in capturing both the 1998 World Drivers’ and Constructors championships.
For motor racing fans seeking an insight into the unique character and personality of a Formula One team, this book will prove to be a genuine eye-opener to the sport.