Videos and Stills from McLaren Automotive Available on John Watson Drives Silverstone in the new McLaren MP4-12C, Thirty Years After British Grand Prix Win in MP4/1

Mar 05, 2011, 19:17 ET from

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John Watson, former McLaren Formula 1 driver and 1981 British Grand Prix winner in the MP4/1, was invited to Silverstone by McLaren Automotive to drive the new McLaren high-performance sports car, the MP4-12C. The 12C is the first in a new range of carbon-based road cars from McLaren and the first car to feature an innovative one-piece, hollow carbon chassis structure: the MonoCell. The MP4/1, also on display, was the first racing car, and first car of any kind, to feature a carbon chassis. Available content includes general views from the Stowe circuit and still images.

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