Nine of the worst cars McLaren
Eight races took the McLaren team to earn their first points of the season. In the history of one of the oldest and most successful Formula 1 teams ever been. It's time to remember the most unfortunate car McLaren.McLaren Ford M28, 1979 godv 1978 on the slopes of the championship reigned car Lotus 79 with ground-effect. All competitors, without exception, have rushed to develop their own versions of the machine-wing. In the middle of the season, work began on the project in the design offices of McLaren, who after several years of struggle for the title started to slide down. Left the team champion James hunt, but his replacement was going to invite one of the leading Formula 1 driver Ronnie Peterson.Unfortunately, Peterson died at the end of the season-1978, posthumously becoming Vice-champion. No better fate awaited the new project McLaren M28. The machine was bulky compared to the predecessor of the M26, a trend of the season, the desire of designers to make maximum use of ground-effect. During the tests" class="posttag">tests it turned out that the Grand effect works on M28 is not very good. Surprisingly, the first Grand Prix in Argentina John Watson managed to finish third. But more to the podium in the season, neither Watson nor his partner in McLaren Patrick got up. Tambay and did not have earned any points. Not helped by the upgraded options and M28B M28C. In the second half of the season, McLaren has issued a new model M29.