Pure McLaren GT Series

The official McLaren Automotive customer racing championship, endorsed by the FIA

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The Pure McLaren GT Series is an FIA sanctioned international One-Make Racing Championship, based around the astounding McLaren 570S GT4.

The series provides an opportunity for McLaren owners with extensive track driving experience to take their first steps into racing. Competitors are supported each step of the way by our team of motorsport experts with over five decades of racing know-how, in a controlled and familiar environment.

 

Why race in the Pure McLaren GT Series?

Hassle-free arrive and drive

  • From the moment you arrive at the event, to the moment you leave, everything is taken care of by McLaren

  • Accommodation, hospitality, car transport and preparation, one-to-one driver coaching & consumables are all included

Unbeatable levels of track time

  • Four practice sessions, two qualifying sessions & two races per weekend

  • Option of a full days’ testing before each race weekend

Fight for overall victory

  • The series is for enthusiast drivers - no professional drivers are allowed

  • You’ll be fighting for the overall win of both the race and championship, not a sub-class win

5* accommodation & hospitality

  • Racers and guests alike benefit from stunning hotels, restaurants and trackside hospitality throughout the weekend

The world’s best driving circuits

  • Includes many venues on the 2019 One™ ; World Championship calendar

  • Stunning night race season finale under the lights of the Bahrain International Circuit

A fantastic McLaren racing car;

  • The McLaren 570S GT4 is a mid-engine racing car with a carbon fibre chassis and 420PS

  • Car rental is available for those who don’t yet own a McLaren 570S GT4

 

A friendly, open atmosphere

  • Fiercely competitive on-track, with great camaraderie when the chequered flag falls

  • This atmosphere makes for 6 fantastic weekends for you, your family & friends

A level playing field

  • All cars are of the exact same specification, with set up overseen by McLaren

  • Cars are run throughout the weekend by your own team of engineers and technicians

 

Categories

  • Pure McLaren GT Series: The overall race category open to all competitors

  • Bruce McLaren Cup: A subcategory aimed at competitors that have not held a racing licence for longer than one year

Both categories will be contested simultaneously and drivers may compete in both categories should they meet the entry criteria.

 

“Competing within the Pure McLaren GT Series pushes me to the best of my driving ability and allows me to position myself against competitors of a similar level. The team provide everything I need at each round, allowing me to fully enjoy and make the most of the experience.” – Issam Charrouf (Pure McLaren GT Series Competitor)

 

For more information on the Pure McLaren GT Series, obtaining your racing licence or how to start your journey to becoming a racing driver, please contact us directly. Further details can also be found in our brochure.

 

The Car

McLaren 570S GT4

Vehicle specification highlights
• Engine - 3.8 litre (3,799cc)/twin turbo V8 M838TE
• Transmission - 7-speed SSG
• Chassis - McLaren Carbon Fibre Monocell II Chassis; aluminium front & rear frames and crash structures
• Wheels - cast magnesium 9”x18” front/11”x18” rear
• Tyres - Pirelli racing tyres 265/645-18” front - 305/680-18” rear
• Suspension – 2-way adjustable motorsport dampers with coil-over springs, front and rear

 

The Car

McLaren 570S GT4

Vehicle specification highlights
• Driver’s seat - winged head-rest - FIA approved
• Driver’s harness - 6-point race harness
• Roll cage - FIA Approved
• Fuel cell - FIA Approved
• Fuel capacity - 110 litres
• Windscreen - 570S standard
• Fire extinguisher - FIA Approved
• Fuel filler - dry-break quick release
• Rain light - FIA Approved
• V Box telemetry and cameras – includes HD VBOX telemetry systems, on-board camera, box and circuit tools software

 

Event format

The rounds take place over three days, consisting of the following:

Official Practice Day
• Testing (optional)
• Administrative checks
• Scruitneering

Race Day 1
• Drivers briefing
• Free practice 1 (25 mins)
• Free practice 2 (25 mins)
• Qualifying 1 (20 mins)
• Race 1 (30 mins) *

Race Day 2
• Drivers briefing
• Free practice 3 (25 mins)
• Free practice 4 (25 mins)
• Qualifying 2 (20 mins)
• Race 2 (30 mins)

*45mins at Bahrain event

 

 

For more information, please email: [email protected]
or phone  +441483262035  
(lines open Mon - Fri, 9:30am - 5:30pm GMT)

 

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