Hamilton and Button drive new McLaren at Goodwood

Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton drive the new McLaren MP4-12C supercar at Goodwood. Gallery and video

The 2010 Goodwood Festival of Speed saw the public debut of the new McLaren supercar, the MP4-12C. And who better to pilot a bright orange example up the Goodwood hill during the weekend's supercar runs than the company's Formula 1 drivers, current world champion Jenson Button and the man he surpassed to the title, Lewis Hamilton. Both are British heroes and drove the car to whoops, cheers and applause.

Click the pictures to enlarge them and click here for a video of the action

Subscribe to evo magazine

Subscribe today to have every issue of evo delivered straight to you. You'll SAVE 39% on the shop price, and get evo for its original cover price for a whole year!

NEWS: all the best nuggets of info and pics from the MP4's launch

VIDEO: Button and Hamilton drive the McLaren MP4-12C on track

Recommended

Visit/mclaren/202199/next-mclaren-sport-series-comes-into-focus
McLaren

Next McLaren Sport Series comes into focus

11 Sep 2020
Visit/mclaren/203073/mclaren-620r-now-available-with-ps25000-mso-r-pack
McLaren

McLaren 620R now available with £25,000 MSO ‘R Pack’

9 Sep 2020
Visit/mclaren/203016/lanzante-lm-25-editions-pay-homage-to-mclaren-f1-gtr-1r
McLaren

Lanzante LM 25 Editions pay homage to McLaren F1 GTR-1R

19 Aug 2020
Visit/mclaren/203012/mclaren-620r-review-is-this-the-ultimate-mclaren-road-car
McLaren

McLaren 620R review - is this the ultimate McLaren road car?

19 Aug 2020

Most Popular

Visit/bmw/m3-saloon/20529/all-new-bmw-m3-competition-revealed-an-icon-reborn
BMW M3 saloon

All-new BMW M3 Competition revealed – an icon reborn

This is the all-new BMW M3 Competition saloon which will join the M4 Competition coupe in BMW M’s new M3/4 family
23 Sep 2020
Visit/honda/civic-type-r/203112/honda-civic-type-r-gt-2020-review-still-king-of-the-hot-hatch-crop
Honda Civic Type-R hatchback

Honda Civic Type R GT 2020 review – still king of the hot hatch crop?

Subtle tweaks have made the Type R an even more formidable hot hatch, but we’re keen to try one again soon to understand fully the changes to the susp…
22 Sep 2020
Visit/bmw/m4/22869/all-new-bmw-m4-competition-revealed-next-generation-super-coupe-debuts
BMW M4

All-new BMW M4 Competition revealed – next generation super coupe debuts

The new BMW M4 Competition applies its war paint, but there’s no manual coming to the UK
23 Sep 2020
Visit/hyundai/202950/updated-hyundai-i30-n-revealed-with-optional-dual-clutch-box
Hyundai i30 N

Updated Hyundai i30 N revealed with optional dual-clutch ‘box

It was the hot hatch that upset the status quo, and now the i30 N is back with more power and tech
24 Sep 2020