50 years on track – British-based racing company McLaren are celebrating the 50th anniversary of its Formula One team in 2013.
Man behind the machine – New Zealander Bruce McLaren came to England in 1958 and founded his eponymous race team in 1963 going on to win a first grand prix in a McLaren in 1968.
First for Fittipaldi – Brazilian Emerson Fittipaldi would win the first of McLaren's 12 drivers' world titles in 1974. The M23 car also won the team championship for the first time.
Technology leader – McLaren are proud of their innovations on and off the track. In 1981 McLaren debuted a carbon fiber car - a concept that is now universal in Formula One.
Rival racers – Ayrton Senna (left) and Alain Prost (right) both won multiple world titles with McLaren but team boss Ron Dennis (far right) had to manage a fiery relationship between the rivals when they were paired in the team.
Hamilton's last stand – McLaren guided Lewis Hamilton to the world title in 2008 but the team have yet to win a driver or constructor crown since the Briton's epic win at the Brazilian Grand Prix.