McLaren MP4-25

Button in the MP4 -25 at the Grand Prix of Bahrain

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The McLaren MP4 - 25 is a Formula 1 race car and the police car of McLaren Racing in the Formula 1 2010 season.

Although Mercedes -Benz built by the ( partial) acquisition of Brawn GP own race team for the 2010 season, the engine supply contract between McLaren and Mercedes was maintained. So also the MP4 -25 is powered by the 2.4-liter Mercedes -Benz FO108X V8 engine. Innovative was a new aerodynamic system, called " F-duct " ( engl. F- duct ) in the air through the car as the direction of the rear wing is directed that the contact pressure on the straight line on the wing " tear off ". This faster top speeds are possible up to 10 km / h. Following a request from Red Bull Racing in the FIA whether this system is legal, the concept of the top motorsports authority as compliant with the rules was confirmed.

After a third place Lewis Hamilton at the first race of the season - the Bahrain Grand Prix, Jenson Button celebrated the second race of the season, the Australian Grand Prix, the first race win of the MP4- 25th

At the Chinese Grand Prix McLaren celebrated with the MP4 -25 with a double victory. Jenson Button won in this race ahead of Lewis Hamilton.