Ron Dennis

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    Six months after his ouster as CEO at McLaren Technology Group due to a spat with fellow shareholders, Ron Dennis is now set to leave the company he helped craft over the past four decades. Dennis has agreed to sell his 25 percent stake back to the company, with the value estimated to be $358 million. As part of the transition, the McLaren Technology Group has been renamed the McLaren Group. The other shareholders include Saudi businessman Mansour Ojjeh with another 25 percent through his TAG Group holding company, and the Bahraini government which has the remaining 50 percent. They both...

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    In spat with shareholders, Ron Dennis loses head role at McLaren

    The rumors that emerged in October suggesting Ron Dennis was about to leave McLaren after 36 years have proven true. The 69-year-old, Chairman, CEO and founder of the McLaren Technology Group, is set to leave the company once his current contract expires at the end of 2016. He has been placed on...

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    McLaren F1 Successor Won’t Chase Bugatti Veyron’s Top Speed

    Ron Dennis, the boss of McLaren and a man who once described the Bugatti Veyron as “pig ugly” and a “piece of junk,” has revealed some telling details about his next supercar, the long-awaited successor to the legendary McLaren F1. First and foremost, Dennis has stated that...

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    McLaren Looks Beyond Building Cars

    With the company just having launched its first new road car in more than two decades, as well as ambitiously announcing plans for two more models in the coming years, it’s safe to say McLaren has its hands full at the moment. Nevertheless, McLaren sees even more business opportunities on the...

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    Singapore Billionaire Peter Lim Buys Stake In McLaren

    Singapore billionaire Peter Lim has made a "significant" investment in McLaren Automotive and will join their board of directors effective immediately.

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    Lewis Hamilton And Jenson Button Attend McLaren Launch Event In London

    What would have potentially been a very ordinary affair turned out to be quite the opposite, with Formula 1 stars Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button joining McLaren boss Ron Dennis in London last Monday for the launch of the automaker’s new retail network. The two F1 champs took time to pose...

  • Ron Dennis and the McLaren MP4-12C

    Ron Dennis is certainly no stranger to driving. The former boss of McLaren’s F1 team and now head of its road-going division is certainly one person you would think would not have to worry about not being able to drive. However, 63-year old Dennis will have to be chauffeured around--or perhaps take public transport--for the next six months as he has been banned from driving for running a red light. The offense pushed Dennis past his points limits, and thus he was forced to hand in his license after pleading guilty in a magistrates court in Woking, UK. The divorced McLaren boss’...

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    McLaren F1 Successor Coming In 2012

    When the original McLaren F1 first hit the streets back in the early ‘90s it almost immediately catapulted to the top of the performance car scene, taking home the title of world’s fastest production car in 1998 and holding it right up until 2005. Building a car better than the original...

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    McLaren Celebrates 20th Anniversary Of F1 Supercar

    McLaren Automotive, the road car division of the McLaren motorsport group, is on the verge of launching its first all-new model in decades: the MP4-12C. It’s hard to believe that the company’s last model is now more than 20 years old. That’s right, the legendary McLaren F1 supercar has just...

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    McLaren Boss Hints At MP4-12C Race Car For Privateer Teams

    During last week’s launch of McLaren’s new road car division, McLaren Automotive, CEO Ron Dennis revealed plans for several new sports cars but deterred from announcing that any of these would be turned into McLaren-backed race cars nor would they ever be used for a special one-make...

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    McLaren Future Will Only Be Sports Cars

    British motorsports company McLaren yesterday announced the establishment of a brand new sports car company, McLaren Automotive, along with the announcement of its first model, the all-new MP4-12C supercar, which is set to go on sale in the second half of 2011. The MP4-12C will be followed by...

  • Ron Dennis with the McLaren MP4-12C
    Video: Ron Dennis Discusses The McLaren MP4-12C Supercar

    The video features McLaren's Chairman explaining what's going on with the company and the new supercar.

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