Wattie’s Silverstone win

British Grand Prix 2017

Meet John 'Wattie' Watson, former McLaren driver and star of the 1981 British Grand Prix. An iconic race where the British driver made history by securing Formula 1's first-ever victory in a carbon fibre composite monocoque F1 car, the MP4/1.

Watch McLaren TV's Tom Clarkson sat down with Wattie in the McLaren Brand Centre at this weekend's British Grand Prix.