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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced from:1976 - 1978
Numbers built:7
Designed by:Gordon Coppuck
Predecessor:McLaren M23 Cosworth
Successor:McLaren M28 Cosworth
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:June 16, 2014
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Chassis M26-1 Completed in the summer of 1976, this is the only M26 that saw action during that season. It was driven in the Dutch Grand Prix by Jochen Mass with little success. This was also the only time an M26 competed without the radiator mounted in the nose. Rebuilt to the 1977 speci>>>

Chassis M26-3 Jochen Mass debuted this M26 at the Dutch Grand Prix in the summer of 1977. It was not the best of career starts for this chassis as an accident ended the race early. Later in the year Mass finished fourth and third in this car, and defending World Champion James Hunt used i>>>

Chassis M26-4 Built new for the 1978 season, this M26 debuted at the Argentinian Grand Prix in the hands of James Hunt. He placed the car fourth after starting seventh on the grid. Hunt would go on to race chassis M26-4 on six more occasions but managed to reach the finish only once. Its >>>

Chassis M26-5 The fifth McLaren M26 constructed, this chassis was predominantly used by Patrick Tambay from the March 1978 South African Grand Prix. He did relatively well to finish fourth at Anderstorp and sixth in the British Grand Prix at Silverstone. During the second half the year, H>>>

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