Official McLaren Racing 101: High Performance. High Purpose.

The official history of McLaren Racing
Free tutorial
Rating: 4.3 out of 5 (491 ratings)
5,929 students
13min of on-demand video

Learn about the origins of McLaren Racing
Get a look inside the McLaren Technology Center (MTC)
Hear McLaren experts share their perspective on the team
Gain a better understanding of the people and skills behind McLaren’s performance


  • This course is designed for everyone to give you the inside track on McLaren Racing


Join us for an action-packed, deep dive into the rich history of McLaren Racing. Learn about their early beginnings, championship triumphs, and some of their roadblocks along the way. Immerse yourself in the passion, innovation, and drive that defines the multi-series racing experts that are McLaren Racing. A one-of-a-kind learning experience, crafted with insights from the legends of the track and presented by McLaren and Udemy.

In this brief course you'll get a guided tour through the Boulevard at the McLaren Technology Center (MTC) located in Woking, England. Jason and Dani will give you a personalized tour showing the facility, the cars, the history, the highs, the lows, the story to date and the advancement into FE, XE and Indy car.

You'll also hear from McLaren experts, Daniel Gallo and Kate O’Hara-Hatchley, on their approach to investing in people and skills to drive performance for this legendary racing team.

The origin of this course stems from the ground-breaking partnership that merges the lanes of world-class racing and global skills. Udemy and the McLaren Racing family come together, fueling a shared mission of high performance and high purpose. Just as McLaren pushes the boundaries on the racetrack, Udemy empowers you to push your limits. Together, we’re committed to driving individuals and businesses forward, elevating everyone’s game.

Who this course is for:

  • This course is ideal for Formula 1 enthusiasts who want a comprehensive understanding of McLaren’s history, iconic drivers, technological advancements. Professionals in the automotive industry seeking insights into McLaren’s engineering excellence will also find value in this course.


Sr. Director, Digital Advertising, Udemy & Racing Enthusiast
Jason Ford
  • 4.3 Instructor Rating
  • 491 Reviews
  • 5,929 Students
  • 1 Course

Jason is the Senior Director of Advertising at Udemy, responsible for helping learners and organizations find their next great course or learning plan in hundreds of countries and dozens of languages. Previously, he’s managed B2B and B2C advertising programs on Google Ads, managed search and social teams for larger advertising programs, and trained whole teams and departments on best practices for digital ad management and achieving success.

Personally, Jason’s an avid racing enthusiast, photographer, and father. He started in the racing world when he was just 13, building street-legal drag racing cars and working on engines with his father, a hobby and passion he still pursues today, attending circuit races and HPDE events across tracks like Homestead Miami Speedway and Sebring International Raceway. In his spare time, Jason travels and photographs beautiful landscapes around the world, and co-owns a family business devoted to landscape, portrait, event, food and beverage, and architectural photography.

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