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McLaren Racing Limited, trading as McLaren Mercedes, is a British Formula One team based in Woking, Surrey, England, in the United Kingdom. McLaren is best known as a Formula One constructor but has also competed and won in the Indianapolis 500 and Canadian-American Challenge Cup (Can-Am). The team is the second oldest active team (after Ferrari) and one of the most successful teams in Formula One, having won 182 races, 12 drivers’ championships and 8 constructors’ championships.
The McLaren Group, based at the McLaren Technology Centre in Woking, Surrey, England, is a group of companies created by Ron Dennis, described by the International Herald Tribune as “a small conglomerate”. The Group was originally formed from the team established by New Zealander Bruce McLaren in 1963 and is now focused around the McLaren Mercedes Formula One Racing Team. The company hopes to expand its market from Formula One to manufacturing cars with its launch of the successor to the McLaren F1, the McLaren P1. In recent years, the group has branched out to other precision manufacturing areas, such as motorized devices for the solar and wind industries. The company now consists of a number of different businesses including Food (Absolute Taste) and now creates a animated children’s series named Tooned, the first for McLaren Animation.