Perennial rivals: versus Ferrari

50 Years Of F1

Maranello v Woking. Hunt v Lauda. Mika v Michael. One of the most enduring rivalries in the history of Formula 1 has been the constant quest for supremacy between McLaren and Ferrari.

Who can forget Ron Dennis’s emotion when Senna eclipsed Ferrari’s win record at Adelaide in 1993, scoring McLaren’s 104th GP victory to make them the most successful team of all time? Or when he joked about the rivalry during a speech he gave at the Bahrain Motorsport Business Forum. A picture showed two towers at the MTC and he smirked: “These are not missiles pointed towards Maranello…”

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