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Bruce McLaren: The last man to win a GP with his own car

On June 2, 1970, a driver was killed whose legacy is still clearly visible in Formula 1. Bruce McLaren is the last driver ever to win an F1 race for his own team. Battle for the Championship with Cooper McLaren was a racer at heart. He built the racing cars from scratch and then raced them himself. But before he started his own team, the New Zealander drove for Cooper. With this team came his first success. In 1959 he won his first Grand Prix. The next year he was able to go for the championship with Cooper. McLaren started the year very strong with a victory in Argentina and a second place in Monaco. After he skipped the Indy 500, Jack Brabham stole almost all the victories from McLaren....
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