The 2021 McLaren MCL35M made its on track debut at a wet Silverstone circuit on Tuesday morning. Less than 24 Hours after being revealed to the public at the McLaren Technology Centre, Daniel Ricciardo and Lando Norris got the opportunity to try out the new Mercedes Benz power unit in the back of the car.

The team tweeted on Tuesday morning saying:

The team went on to say:

The shakedown test comes a month before the team head to Bahrain for three days of winter testing before the opening race of the season, the Bahrain Grand Prix which is set to take place from March 26-28.

It is the first time since 2014 that McLaren have had Mercedes power in the back of their car and are hoping for a solid start to their new partnership with the Silver Arrows.

 

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