The trick F1 cars that ended McLaren's post-Senna slump

Added on Aug 13, 2019

F1 Technical Analysis


In just three years at the start of the 1990s McLaren went from winning its fourth Formula 1 championship in a row in 1991 to failing to win a race in its first year without Ayrton Senna in 1994. The tough times continued until 1997, when the MP4/12 made it a winner again. Jake Boxall-Legge and Giorgio Piola visited McLaren's Woking base to take a closer look at the '97 car, the title-winning MP4-13 that followed in 1998, and they explain the brake trick both cars had that was ultimately banned.


ChannelF1 Updates
ProgramF1 Technical Analysis
Episode titleThe trick F1 cars that ended McLaren's post-Senna slump
Episode number29
Date addedAugust 13, 2019
Original dateAugust 10, 2019
Run time3:00
CategoryRacing coverage
Related racing seriesFormula 1

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