F1: McLaren MCL60 looks like an exact copy of RB18

By Mark Cipolloni.

McLaren’s 2023 F1 car made it’s track debut shakedown at the Bahrain International Circuit two days ahead of official preseason testing, with a car which appeared to have a copy of the Red Bull, right down to the wrinkle in the sidepod as well as the radiator intake.

The Launch car shown above does not have the wrinkle in the sidepod.

Photo courtesy of McLaren F1
#11 Sergio Perez, Red Bull Racing RB18, Honda during the Italian GP, 8-11 September 2022 at Monza track, Formula 1 World championship 2022.
Red Bull RB19