Headquarters of the McLaren Group in Woking, England.
it has Not been until the afternoon of today that McLaren Group has finally confirmed the identity of its new investor, the canadian businessman Michael Latifi, which is not another the father of the pilot of F2 Nicholas Latifi.
The exact amount which is the amount invested has not transpired but according to some sources, it is suggested that the employer could have invested 200 million pounds, which would be around 228 million euros. The investment comes from a company with headquarters in the Virgin Islands that is controlled by the employer.
Michael Latifi is competing today in the Championship of F2 and in addition he is a pilot reserve for the team Sahara Force India Formula 1, so that one could already say that he has a foot inside the Great Circus. This movement with McLaren could mean a boost to your career, because we could open the doors of the McLaren team, where he is currently the reserve driver and tester is Lando Norris.
It should be noted that by the time the investment has been on McLaren Group, the parent company and not on the own team in F1, so that it is not yet known if this will lead to new advertising contracts for the English squadron.
McLaren Group is divided into 3 divisions: Mclaren Auto, the division of cars of street; McLaren Racing, who is in charge of the activities of competition including the team of F1 and McLaren Applied Technologies, the division of engineering and consultancy firm, which recently announced that it will expand its activities in the asian continent.
By the time has confirmed the entry of the Latifi shareholder of McLaren Group, so that by the time we will have to wait to know the news and the consequences of its arrival at Woking, which surely will be, but hardly will affect Fernando Alonso, the undisputed number 1 team. The ones who should worry about, and a lot, are Vandoorne and Norris.