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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1997
Numbers built:10
Designed by:Gordon Murray / Peter Stevens
Predecessor:McLaren F1 GTR
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:October 06, 2015
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Chassis 19R Completed ahead of the 1997 season, this is the very first of the Longtail McLaren F1 GTRs built. It was used for promotional purposes before it was raced once by the Japanese Team Lark in August of 1997. Chassis 19R did not return to the track until 1999 but it was then rac>>>

Chassis 20R The second Longtail F1 GTR built, this was one of the cars entrusted to the Gulf Team Davidoff. It was raced throughout the 1997 season by Jean-Marc Gounon and Pierre-Henri Raphanel. They placed 20R second on its Hockenheim debut and later in the year also finished third in >>>

Chassis 21R Chassis 21R was one of four Longtail F1 GTRs raced by BMW Motorsport in 1997. In the hands of J.J. Lehto and Steve Soper, it scored a debut victory at the Hockenheim round of the FIA GT Championship. Later in the year the combination started from pole and took another win at>>>

Chassis 22R Completed in time for the 1997 FIA GT season, chassis 22R was part of the Gulf Davidoff team's three car effort that season. The main drivers were John Nielsen and owner of the car Thomas Bscher. They scored a couple of podium finishes early in the year and won the GT1 class>>>

Chassis 24R This Long Tail F1 GTR made its competitive debut at the 1997 Le Mans test in the hands of the BMW Motorsport team. It was also raced in the 24 Hours by the works team but an accident cut the effort short. For the remainder of the season it was campaigned by the Gulf Team Dav>>>

Chassis 25R One of the Longtail F1 GTRs delivered to the British GTC Competition team, this chassis was raced primarily by Ray Bellm, who was joined by a variety of professionals. In the FIA GT Championship, the Gulf-Davidoff liveried machine finished fourth twice before heading to Le M>>>

Chassis 26R One of the very last F1 GTRs produced, this was one of the BMW Motorsport entries for the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1997. Following a run in the official test, the car made its competitive debut in the legendary endurance race and promptly placed third overall with Roberto Rava>>>

Chassis 27R The penultimate F1 GTR built, chassis 27R was sold to the British Parabolica team. It was first raced in the British GT Championship and subsequently fielded as a Team Lark entry at Le Mans. Repainted in the Parabolica Motorsport colours, it was then raced in most of the rem>>>

Chassis 28R Chassis 28R was the spare chassis allocated to the GTC team. It was pressed into service halfway through the 1997 season, making its debut at the Nürburgring. It was later part of the infamous opening-lap collision at Spa that took the entire team out. Retained by GTC a>>>

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