McLaren Racing Limited, trading as Vodafone McLaren Mercedes, is a Formula One team based in Woking, Surrey, United Kingdom. McLaren is best known as a Formula One constructor but has also competed and won in the Indianapolis 500 and Canadian-American Challenge Cup (Can-Am). The team is the second oldest active team (after Ferrari) and one of the most successful teams in Formula One, having won 169 races, 12 drivers' championships and 8 constructors' championships Founded in 1963 by New Zealander Bruce McLaren
Mercedes-Benz HighPerformanceEngines (previously known as Mercedes-Ilmor)is a Daimler AG company whose principal activities are the design and manufacture of Mercedes-Benz Formula 1 racing engines and hybrid power systems for the MERCEDES GP PETRONAS team. We are also proud to supply power units to the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes and Force India F1 teams. Mercedes GP (formed of the Brawn GP team, which Mercedes bought after the end of the 2011 season).