OldRacingCars.com

McLaren M26/5

The racing history of McLaren M26/5 is shown below including any races in non-Formula 1 events. This contains all significant races at which this car appeared.

Race Car Driver Result
South African Grand Prix
Kyalami - 4 Mar 1978
McLaren M26 [5] - Cosworth DFV V8 Patrick Tambay Retired
United States Grand Prix West
Long Beach - 2 Apr 1978
McLaren M26 [5] - Cosworth DFV V8 Patrick Tambay 12
Monaco Grand Prix
Monte Carlo - 7 May 1978
McLaren M26 [5] - Cosworth DFV V8 Patrick Tambay 7
Belgian Grand Prix
Zolder - 21 May 1978
McLaren M26 [5] - Cosworth DFV V8 Patrick Tambay Did not take part in official practice
Spanish Grand Prix
Jarama - 4 Jun 1978
McLaren M26 [5] - Cosworth DFV V8 Patrick Tambay Retired
Swedish Grand Prix
Anderstorp - 17 Jun 1978
McLaren M26 [5] - Cosworth DFV V8 Patrick Tambay 4
French Grand Prix
Paul Ricard - 2 Jul 1978
McLaren M26 [5] - Cosworth DFV V8 Patrick Tambay 9
British Grand Prix
Brands Hatch - 16 Jul 1978
McLaren M26 [5] - Cosworth DFV V8 Patrick Tambay 6
German Grand Prix
Hockenheim - 30 Jul 1978
McLaren M26 [5] - Cosworth DFV V8 Patrick Tambay Retired (accident)
Austrian Grand Prix
Österreichring - 13 Aug 1978
McLaren M26 [5] - Cosworth DFV V8 James Hunt Retired (accident)
Austrian Grand Prix
Österreichring - 13 Aug 1978
McLaren M26 [5] - Cosworth DFV V8 Patrick Tambay (Only used in practice)
Dutch Grand Prix
Zandvoort - 27 Aug 1978
McLaren M26 [5] - Cosworth DFV V8 James Hunt 10
Italian Grand Prix
Monza - 10 Sep 1978
McLaren M26 [5] - Cosworth DFV V8 James Hunt Damaged - not used in restart
United States Grand Prix
Watkins Glen - 1 Oct 1978
McLaren M26 [5] - Cosworth DFV V8 James Hunt 7
Canadian Grand Prix
Montréal - 8 Oct 1978
McLaren M26 [5] - Cosworth DFV V8 James Hunt Retired
Argentinian Grand Prix
Buenos Aires - 21 Jan 1979
McLaren M26 [5] - Cosworth DFV V8 John Watson (Spare - not used in practice)
Brazilian Grand Prix
Interlagos - 4 Feb 1979
McLaren M26 [5] - Cosworth DFV V8 Patrick Tambay Retired (accident)