A new era will be ushered in at the McLaren Formula One Team Monday as the Woking based outfit launch their 2021 Formula One car at the McLaren Technology Centre.

The team will have a new driver in their line-up this year with Daniel Ricciardo having joined the team from Renault during the off season.

Ricciardo’s arrival is not the only change at McLaren this season as for the first time since 2014, the team will reunite with Mercedes Benz with the aim of rekindling their past success. Mercedes have one of the strongest power units in Formula One having claimed 14 of 17 race wins during the 2020 season.

The Mercedes AMG PETRONAS F1 Team scored 13 victories between world champion Lewis Hamilton and his team mate Valtteri Bottas while the Racing Point(Aston Martin Cognizant Formula One Team) scored a victory in Bahrain with Sergio Perez who has gone on to join Red Bull Racing.

McLaren Racing will be hoping to continue their resurgence in 2021 following an extremely strong 2020 season for the team which saw them finish the season in third place in the Constructors championship.

McLaren will present their new car to the public live on Sky Sports F1HD from 7PM on Monday 15th February.

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