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1. season & general information
2. History and background
3. Statistics per season
4. Cars

Season Car Tires Engine Oil
2006 MP4-21 Michelin Mercedes-Benz Mobil
2005 MP4-20 Michelin Mercedes-Benz Mobil
2004 MP4-19 Michelin Mercedes-Benz Mobil
MP4-19B
2003 MP4-17D Michelin Mercedes-Benz Mobil
2002 MP4-17 Michelin Mercedes-Benz Mobil
2001 MP4-16 Bridgestone Mercedes-Benz Mobil
2000 MP4-15 Bridgestone Mercedes-Benz Mobil
1999 MP4-14 Bridgestone Mercedes-Benz Mobil
1998 MP4-13 Bridgestone Mercedes-Benz Mobil
1997 MP4-12 Goodyear Mercedes-Benz Mobil
1996 MP4/11 Goodyear Mercedes-Benz Mobil
1995 MP4/10 Goodyear Mercedes-Benz Mobil
MP4/10B
MP4/10C
1994 MP4/9 Goodyear Peugeot Shell
1993 MP4/8 Goodyear Ford Shell
1992 MP4/6B Goodyear Honda Shell
MP4/7A
1991 MP4/6 Goodyear Honda Shell
1990 MP4/5B Goodyear Honda Shell
1989 MP4/5 Goodyear Honda Shell
1988 MP4/4 Goodyear Honda Shell
1987 MP4/3 Goodyear TAG ( Porsche ) Shell
1986 MP4/2C Goodyear TAG ( Porsche ) Shell
1985 MP4/2B Goodyear TAG ( Porsche ) Shell
1984 MP4/2 Michelin TAG ( Porsche ) Shell
1983 MP4/1C
Michelin Ford Unipart
MP4/1E TAG
1982 MP4/1B Michelin Ford Unipart
1981 M29C Michelin Ford Unipart
M29F
MP4/1
1980 M29B Goodyear Ford Castrol
M29C
M30
1979 M26 Goodyear Ford Castrol
M28
M28B
M28C
M29
1978 M23 Goodyear Ford Texaco
M26
1977 M23 Goodyear Ford Texaco
M26
1976 M23 Goodyear Ford Texaco
1975 M23 Goodyear Ford Texaco
1974 M23 Goodyear Ford Texaco
Sasol
1973 M19A Goodyear Ford Gulf
M19C
M23
1972 M19A Goodyear Ford Gulf
M19C
1971 M7C Goodyear Ford Gulf
M14A
M19A
1970 M7C Goodyear Ford Gulf
M14A Firestone Alfa Romeo
M7D
M14D
1969 M7A Goodyear Ford Shell
M7B Dunlop Gulf
M7C
M9A
1968 M5A Goodyear Ford Shell
M7A BRM
1967 M4B Goodyear BRM Shell
M5A
M7A
1966 M2B Firestone Ford  ?
Serenissima

 McLAREN MERCEDES MP4-22 (2006) TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION

Engine

TypeMercedes-Benz FO 108T
No. of cylinders8
FuelMobil 1 Unleaded
LubricantsMobil 1 products
Engine95kg

Transmission

 

Gearbox SpeedsSeven forward and one reverse
Semi-autoYes
DriveshaftsMcLaren
ClutchHand-operated

Chassis

 

ChassisMcLaren moulded carbon fibre/aluminium honeycomb composite incorporating front and side impact structures. Contains integral safety fuel cell
Front SuspensionInboard torsion bar/damper system operated by pushrod and bell crank with a double wishbone arrangement
Rear SuspensionInboard torsion bar/damper system operated by pushrod and bell crank with a double wishbone arrangement
Suspension DampersKONI
ElectronicsMcLaren Electronic Systems control units incorporating electronics for chassis, engine and data acquisition. McLaren Electronic Systems also supplies the electronic dash board, alternator voltage control, sensors, data analysis and telemetry systems
Bodywork ConstructionOne-piece sidepod and engine cover. Separate floor section, structural nose with integral front wing.
TyresBridgestone Potenza
RadiosKenwood
Race WheelsEnkei
BatteriesGS Yuasa Corporation
SteeringMcLaren power-assisted
InstrumentsMcLaren Electronic Systems
AdhesivesHenkel Technologies
Brake CalipersAkebono

MP4-21 TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION (2006)
ENGINE
Type
Mercedes-Benz FO 108S
No. of cylinders
8
Fuel
Mobil 1 Unleaded
Lubricants
Mobil 1 products
Engine
95kg

 
TRANSMISSION
Gearbox Speeds
Seven forward and one reverse
Semi-auto
Yes
Driveshafts
McLaren
Clutch
Hand-operated
 

Chassis
McLaren moulded carbon fibre/aluminium honeycomb composite incorporating front and side impact structures. Contains integral safety fuel cell
Front Suspension
Inboard torsion bar/damper system operated by pushrod and bell crank with a double wishbone arrangement
Rear Suspension
Inboard torsion bar/damper system operated by pushrod and bell crank with a double wishbone arrangement
Suspension Dampers
McLaren
Electronics
McLaren Electronic Systems control units incorporating electronics for chassis, engine and data acquisition. McLaren Electronic Systems also supplies the electronic dash board, alternator voltage control, sensors, data analysis and telemetry systems
Bodywork
Construction: One-piece sidepod and engine cover. Separate floor section, structural nose with integral front wing.
Tyres
Michelin
Radios
Kenwood
Race Wheels
Enkei
Batteries
GS Yuasa Corporation
Steering
McLaren power-assisted
Instruments
McLaren Electronic Systems
Adhesives
Henkel Technologies

MP4-21 DESIGN TIMELINE
First engine design meeting:
August 2004
Engine specification first issue:
October 2004
Layout work started on MP4-21:
April 2005
First design meeting:
April 2005
Gearbox simulation:
Mid April 2005
Car specification first issue:
May 2005
First scheming of gearbox:
May 2005
First dyno test for V8 engine:
June 2005
Windtunnel work commences:
Early July 2005
First drawing for gearbox:
July 2005
Datum sheet Issue, final dimensions:
August 2005
First track test for V8 engine:
September 2005
Gearbox production begun:
September 2005
Chassis manufacturing begun:
October 2005
Car mock-up ready:
Chassis – November 2005
Initial engine – November 2005
Final engine – December 2005
First chassis ready for bonding:
December 2005
FIA test on first chassis:
December 2005
First car build started:
December 2005
First car build finished:
January 2006
First track test of MP4-21:
23rd January 2006
Cars depart McLaren Technology Centre for first race:
Friday 3rd March 2006

1. season & general information
2. History and background
3. Statistics per season
4. Cars

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