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The Pit Crew

The Bruce McLaren Movie project is proud to have the support of Bruce’s family and so many of the people who made up Bruce’s original team.

Michael Garlick

Michael Garlick - Producer

Michael Garlick has extensive experience producing and directing television in America and New Zealand, as well as a background in motorsport. Bringing the story of Bruce McLaren to the big screen has been his life long dream.

 

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Teddy Mayer

Edward Everett “Teddy” Mayer 1935 – 2009

In the weeks prior to his death Teddy Mayer (in sunglasses with Bruce McLaren) had been assisting us with the script for The Bruce McLaren Movie. We feel privileged that Teddy chose to sign on to the project. His knowledge, insights and opinions have assisted us greatly as we move through script development.

We at Team BLM would like to extend our sincere sympathies to Teddy’s family and to his many friends and colleagues around the world who will miss his towering presence.

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Amanda McLaren

Amanda McLaren

Amanda is Bruce's daughter ...more details

"...we are delighted that this film is going to be made. So many people are unaware of Bruce’s achievements, how he founded the team that still exists today and  his success in so many aspects of motor racing – something that even Ferrari have not been able to emulate. His friends and colleagues also remember Bruce as an inspirational leader and motivator and my mother and I are looking forward to seeing this film completed and honouring the legacy of a great man, husband and father."

 

Patty McLaren

Patty McLaren

Patty married Bruce in 1961 ...more details

"[In Bruce's time] hi-jinks were common place and although rivals on the track, the drivers were also great friends who travelled and partied together from race to race. Imagine Lewis Hamilton lending Jensen Button a spanner or even an engine and then having a beer together after the race today. F1 has changed beyond recognition and this film will take us all back to a time when motor racing was incredibly glamorous, extremely dangerous and very, very different to how it is today."

 

Walter Willmott

Walter Willmott

Walter was the McLaren Team's first mechanic...more details

"When I first heard that there was to be a movie made around Bruce I felt compelled to contribute in any way possible. Here is a man to whom I owe so much, and if his kindness, tenacity, passion, humor and all round good bloke that he was, can be portrayed on film it should be great example to all on how to live life well."

 

Robin Herd

Robin Herd

Robin Herd was working on the Concorde before joining Bruce McLaren's team ...more details

Robin's knowledge and technical expertise on the construction of the McLaren cars has provided the project's writer with a unique insight into the team and the life of Bruce McLaren.

Alastair Caldwell

Alastair Caldwell

Alastair was originally hired by the team as a cleaner, but he didn't stay in that position long...more details

Alastair continues to provide a wonderful insight into Bruce's team in the 1960's and is looking forward to the films release.

 

 

 

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