I don't care about the dong noses, or even the weird sounding V6s, because the paint schemes (i.e. liveries) from this year's race have been fantastic and McLaren's one-off Esso sponsorship is fantastic.

McLaren doesn't actually have a full-year sponsor now that Vodafone is no longer in the picture, so last week they ran a Mobil ad against their black-on-silver design. It looked good. Now Exxon's forked over a little more cash for a one-off Esso branding. Also looks great with that vintage cursive.

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You can get the full spotter guide, including the new livery, over at Andy Blackmore's Kinja blog.

Photo: Getty Images, Design: Andy Blackmore