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The McLaren MP4-23 was the Formula One car driven by Lewis Hamilton to his first World Drivers' Championship and his McLaren teammate, Heikki Kovalainen, during the 2008 Formula One season. Unveiled in Stuttgart, Germany on January 7th 2008, the MP4-23 was driven in all 18 races of the 2008 season, scoring six wins and seven further podiums, scoring points in all but two races.

The MP4-23 was succeeded by the McLaren MP4-24.

It will appear in the F1 2017 game as one of the classic cars.[1]

PersonnelEdit

Position Name
Team Principal Ron Dennis
Chief Executive Officer Martin Whitmarsh
Managing Director Jonathan Neale
Engineering Director Paddy Lowe
Design and Development Director Neil Oatley
Vice-President of Mercedes-Benz Motorsport Norbert Haug
Director of Operations for Mercedes-Benz Motorsport Ola Kallenius
Operations Director Simon Roberts
Team Manager Dave Ryan
Chief Engineer Tim Goss
Chief Engineer Pat Fry
Head of Aerodynamics Simon Lacey
Head of Vehicle Engineering Mark Williams
Chief Mechanic Peter Vale
Number 1 Mechanic Marc Priestley
Chief Race Engineer Steve Hallam
Race Engineer to Lewis Hamilton Phil Prew
Race Engineer to Heikki Kovaleinen Mark Slade
Spokesperson Wolfgang Schattling
Spokesperson Ellen Kolby
Driver Lewis Hamilton
Driver Heikki Kovaleinen
Test Driver Pedro de la Rosa
Test Driver Gary Paffett

Race VictoriesEdit

NoEventDriverNotes
1 2008 Australian Grand PrixLewis HamiltonDouble (pole and win)
2 2008 Monaco Grand PrixLewis Hamilton
3 2008 British Grand PrixLewis Hamilton
4 2008 German Grand PrixLewis HamiltonDouble (pole and win)
5 2008 Hungarian Grand PrixHeikki KovalainenKovalainen's maiden victory
6 2008 Chinese Grand PrixLewis HamiltonHat-trick (pole, win, fastest lap)

Complete Formula One ResultsEdit

Complete Formula One Results
YearDriverTyre123456789101112131415161718
2008 Flag of Australia Flag of Malaysia Flag of Bahrain Flag of Spain Flag of Turkey Flag of Monaco Flag of Canada Flag of France Flag of Great Britain Flag of Germany Flag of Hungary Flag of Europe Flag of Belgium Flag of Italy Flag of Singapore Flag of Japan Flag of China Flag of Brazil
United Kingdom Hamilton B 1st5th13th3rd2nd1stRet10th1st1st5th2nd3rd7th3rd12th1st5th
Finland Kovalainen 5th3rd5thRet12th8th9th4th5th5th1st4th10th2nd10thRetRet7th

NotesEdit

  1. "It's time to complete the collection... revealing the four historic McLarens that will feature in F1™ 2017". 20 July 2017. http://blog.codemasters.com/f1/07/its-time-to-complete-the-collection-revealing-the-four-historic-mclarens-that-will-feature-in-f1-2017/. Retrieved 20 July 2017.
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Bruce McLaren
Notable Personnel
Éric Boullier · Ron Dennis · Tim Goss · Jonathan Neale · Neil Oakley · Peter Prodromou
Former Notable Personnel
John Barnard · Gordon Coppuck · Pat Fry · Norbert Haug · Robin Herd · Paddy Lowe · Neil Martin · Teddy Mayer · Sam Michael · Gordon Murray · Adrian Newey · Steve Nichols · Jo Ramirez · Nicholas Tombazis · Martin Whitmarsh
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2. Belgium Stoffel Vandoorne · 14. Spain Fernando Alonso
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Full results
V T E 2008 Formula One Season
Teams Ferrari • BMW Sauber • Renault • Williams • Red Bull • Toyota • Toro Rosso • Honda • Super Aguri • Force India • McLaren
Engines BMW • Ferrari • Honda • Mercedes • Renault • Toyota
Drivers Räikkönen • 2 Massa • 3 Heidfeld • 4 Kubica • 5 Alonso • 6 Piquet • 7 Rosberg • 8 Nakajima • 9 Coulthard • 10 Webber • 11 Trulli • 12 Glock • 14 Bourdais • 15 Vettel • 16 Button • 17 Barrichello • 18 Sato • 19 Davidson • 20 Sutil • 21 Fisichella • 22 Hamilton • 23 Kovalainen
Other Drivers Badoer • Buemi • Clos • Gené • Grosjean • Hartley • Hülkenberg • Klien • Kobayashi • Liuzzi • Loeb • Paffett • Rossi • Rossiter • M. Schumacher • R. Schumacher • Senna • Van der Garde • Wurz • Yamamoto
Cars Ferrari F2008 • McLaren MP4-23 • BMW Sauber F1.08 • Renault R28 • Toyota TF108 • Toro Rosso STR2B • Toro Rosso STR3 • Red Bull RB4 • Williams FW30 • Honda RA108 • Force India VJM01 • Super Aguri SA08
Tyres Bridgestone
Races Australia • Malaysia • Bahrain • Spain • Turkey • Monaco • Canada • France • Britain • Germany • Hungary • Europe • Belgium • Italy • Singapore • Japan • China • Brazil
See also 2007 Formula One Season • 2009 Formula One Season • Category

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