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McLaren MP4-21 F1 Show Car (Simulator)

This show car represents the first Formula 1 car driven by Sir Lewis Hamilton.

The MP4-22 was produced for the 2007 Formula 1 season, raced by Fernando Alonso and Sir Lewis Hamilton. Hamilton, had a breakthrough first season, finishing a close second in the World Drivers’ Championship. The car included some aerodynamic innovations, including a front wing that bypassed the nose of the car.

Since his debut season in 2007, Hamilton has gone on to become the most successful Formula 1 driver of all time. He uses his profile to push for change, particularly around climate awareness and racial equality. In 2020 he established The Hamilton Commission to improve the representation of Black people in motorsport.

Collection Data

Date Built

Jackson Shed



  • Engine: Mercedes-Benz FO 108T 2.4 litre V8
  • Top Speed: 190mph
  • Manufacturer: McLaren
  • Model:MP4-21/22
  • Origin: Woking, Surrey

Races & Record

2007, Formula 1 Season