For over three decades, McLaren Applied has continued to set new standards in high-performance motorsport solutions for Formula 1 and other prestigious series. Its team of experts are dedicated to developing innovative solutions and pioneering software to deliver quantifiable performance advantage for teams and drivers. By applying the technical expertise and dynamic mindset of motorsport, it goes a step further, engineering solutions specifically for other sectors to solve some of today’s biggest challenges.
Formerly part of McLaren Group, McLaren Applied was acquired by Greybull Capital, an entrepreneurial investment group, in August 2021. Greybull’s investment is helping it realise its significant potential in motorsports and accelerating development of growth activities across other industries, giving it the strength, flexibility and never-ending desire to push the boundaries of engineering.
In parallel with a relentless pursuit of performance, McLaren Applied is aware of the importance of sustainability and recognises the global challenges ahead. It pledges to exhibit no fear in the face of applying its sustainability agenda and will continuously strive to build a better future.
In addition to the VCU-500 control unit, McLaren Applied is providing data viewing capability to the series – data visualisation tool ATLAS, more commonly spotted on the Formula 1 pitwall. System Monitor, which allows configuration and calibration of VCU-500 parameters, and McLaren Control Toolbox – a programming tool for the VCU-500 based about MATLAB SIMULINK toolsets.