Turkish GP 200th race for McLaren-Mercedes

Updated: 25 February 2007 10:34 IST

Sunday's Turkish Grand Prix will be the 200th for the McLaren team and Mercedes Benz engine partnership.

Istanbul, Turkey:

Sunday's Turkish Grand Prix will be the 200th for the McLaren team and Mercedes Benz engine partnership. It started at the Brazilian Grand Prix on March 26, 1995, with drivers Mika Hakkinen and Mark Blundell finishing fourth and sixth respectively. Since then the team has won the drivers' world championships in 1998 and 1999 - with Hakkinen - and also captured the constructors title in 1998 and finished runner-up four times. It has won 44 races, started from pole position 45 times and has used nine different drivers: Hakkinen, Blundell, Nigel Mansell, Jan Magnussen, David Coulthard, Kimi Raikkonen, Juan Pablo Montoya, Pedro de la Rosa and Alex Wurz, with Coulthard having the most starts. (AP)

Topics : Formula 1 Turkish Grand Prix
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