McLaren GT Series

The official McLaren customer racing championship, endorsed by the FIA

Pure Mclaren GT Series

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 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.

McLaren Experiences
Distance
5.412km
Corners
15
Direction
Clockwise

The Sakhir desert. Home to Bahrain's purpose built, world-class motorsport facility and our night race of the season.

 

The circuit features two long straights, a fast section of satisfying curves and a number of demanding slow corners. It's a fast and flowing circuit.

 

McLaren's Driver Coaches advice: look as far ahead as possible.

McLaren Experiences
DISTANCE
7.004km
No. of Corners
19
Track Direction
Clockwise

Bruce McLaren took McLaren's first ever Formula One victory here.

 

In the heart of the Belgian countryside, the track's long straights and fast corners can prove a challenge for the most accomplished of drivers.

 

Follow in Bruce's tyre tracks. Tackle the elevation changes and high speed of Eau Rouge using the race-bred technology of a McLaren.

McLaren Experiences
Distance
5.891km
Corners
18
Direction
Clockwise

The thrill of racing just a short drive from the very place the cars were designed and built.

 

Silverstone is perhaps the most famous and historic of all UK race tracks and has played permanent venue of the British Grand Prix since 1987. This is where British motorsport was born.

Laguna Seca
DISTANCE
3.602km
CORNERS
11
DIRECTION
Counter Clockwise

Laguna Seca Raceway has long been regarded as one of America's best, but also most challenging.

 

The circuit loops around the surrounding hillsides and holds one of the most recognisable features of any circuit - The Corkscrew. The elevation rapidly changes by 18% downhill whilst twisting, ensuring drivers stay on their toes. The 11 bends on this track are sure to test racing skillsmanship. 

COTA 2020
DISTANCE
5.52km
CORNERS
20
DIRECTION
Counter Clockwise

Circuit of the Americas is the premier destination for world-class motorsports in the United States.

 

Originally purpose-built for Formula One, the 20-turn, counter clockwise circuit takes advantage of the naturally undulating landscape and is famous for its 133 foot hill at Turn 1. It has an FIA Grade 1 licence and attracts motorsport enthusiasts from around the world.

Portimao 2020
DISTANCE:
4.692km
CORNERS:
15
DIRECTION:
Clockwise

The Algarve International Circuit. Our season closer on the edge of the Atlantic.

 

Master the undulating turns and downhill slopes. Tackle the technical mix of fast and slow corners that make this track so distinctive. 

McLaren GT Series

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

     

A friendly, open atmosphere

  • 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

McLaren GT Series

Quality

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

McLaren GT Series

Variety

Fight for overall victory

  • 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.

GT Series Highlights 2019
“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

The Car

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
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

GT Series 2019

Brochure

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Contact Us

Please contact the McLaren Experiences Team directly if you are interested in competing within the Pure McLaren GT Series on +441483262035 (lines open Mon - Fri, 9:30 - 17:30 GMT) or email at [email protected]