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Bruce would be proud of the troops

The livery of McLaren's new MCL33 honours the legacy of its founder Bruce McLaren as the team looks to the past to shape its future.

The unique papaya livery is an overt statement of the team’s next chapter, and symbolic of McLaren at its simplest, purest form: that of racers.

"The unique papaya livery is an overt statement of the team’s next chapter, and symbolic of McLaren at its simplest, purest form: that of racers," commented the team upon the MCL33's launch.

"It reflects the essential qualities that have remained constants for McLaren throughout its history and are intrinsic to its future."

A pioneer and trail blazer, a brave among the brave, Bruce McLaren is looking down today at the custodians of the values he once instilled. And he is proud...