Bruce McLaren

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Birthday
30, 1937
Birthplace
Auckland, New Zealand
Death Date
Jun 2, 1970 (32)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
30, 1937
Birthplace
Auckland, New Zealand
Death Date
Jun 2, 1970 (32)

About

Inducted into the International Motorsports Hall of Fame in 1991; he raced cars, designed and engineered cars, and founded the McLaren racing team in 1966.

Before Fame

He attended Meadowbank Primary School in Auckland, New Zealand.

Trivia

McLaren Racing enjoyed an extremely dominant stretch between 1967 and 1972, winning a total of 56 races, a number of which with Bruce as the driver.

Family Life

He was born to Les and Ruth McLaren.

Associated With

1976 Formula One champion James Hunt was a member of the McLaren team.