Next two races suit our car – Whitmarsh

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

McLaren team principal Martin Whitmarsh believes the MP4/25 should be well suited to the next two tracks on the calendar. The Circuit Gilles Villeneuve and Valencia street track both have long straights where the McLaren excels and few of the fast corners that suit Red Bull’s RB6. Speaking during the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes phone-in he … Continue reading Next two races suit our car – Whitmarsh

Hamilton’s engineer got it wrong over Button pass, Whitmarsh admits

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

McLaren team principal Martin Whitmarsh said the message given to Lewis Hamilton during the Turkish Grand Prix that Jenson Button would not overtake him was “wrong”. During the Grand Prix race engineer Phil Prew advised him Button would not overtake. Whitmarsh admitted that Button’s pass on Hamilton came “shortly after” that message was given. He … Continue reading Hamilton’s engineer got it wrong over Button pass, Whitmarsh admits

F1 Fanatic round-up: 8/6/2010

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

The Red Bull and McLaren stories from last week still won’t go away. Later today I’m going to be talking to McLaren’s Martin Whitmarsh and I’m sure there’ll be more questions about it then. Here’s today’s round-up: Links New evidence to explain Hamilton’s displeasure (BBC) “I hear another interesting fact, as well. Red Bull said … Continue reading F1 Fanatic round-up: 8/6/2010