On Thursday I applied for and was given access to the McLaren Media Centre. It’s like the Disney Vault of McLaren F1 media – photos, press releases and even video and audio categories, though there’s nothing in those yet. The images are fantastic and they’ve just added photos from the Bahrain Grand Prix, and as such I thought I’d post a few in this blog post.
The first is a view of Jenson Button’s helmets, with a mysterious message on the visor which reads:
Photo Credit: www.mclaren.com
So dear readers, help me solver the mystery of what that message means. Is it simply that a clear visor is used in rainy weather as opposed to a polarised visor in sunny weather or during night races with light glare? Or is it something completely different all together?
This next photo gives a great view of the McLaren garage that you don’t normally see from the TV cameras, and hours before they began filming by the looks of it.Photo Credit: www.mclaren.com
Lewis Hamilton in his car, and racing on track in Bahrain.
Jenson Button ready for action.
Lewis Hamilton gives a progress report to his engineers.
Lewis and Jenson share a joke, or maybe they are reading all the Tweets we sent to them via @McLaren_eShop
As a wannabe amateur photographer I’d love to get the opportunity to take these photos myself, but wouldn’t we all! So, leave a comment if you can help with the mystery visor message, or if you know what Lewis and Jenson could be laughing about!