Ron Dennis has returned to the role of McLaren Group chief executive officer, a position Martin Whitmarsh has held for the past five years.
Martin Whitmarsh said he was surprised Nico Rosberg complained about Sergio Perez’s driving after the Japanese Grand Prix.
Martin Whitmarsh hopes Pirelli make good on their plan to use more aggressive tyre compounds during 2013.
F1 teams cut their carbon emissions by 7% between 2009 and 2011 according to a report commissioned by the Formula One Teams Association.
McLaren team principal Martin Whitmarsh says he is “not aware” of any concerns over the legality of the team’s front wing.
Martin Whitmarsh said F1 must strive to keep up the action-packed racing it has produced in recent years.
Martin Whitmarsh says McLaren should avoid a repeat of their poor start to the year in pre-season testing in 2011.
Martin Whitmarsh says introducing three-car teams would be “the wrong solution” for F1.
“The targets are starting to bite into three or four teams.”
McLaren team principal Martin Whitmarsh backed the decision to change F1’s engine rules.
“Recent newspaper reports contain significant statistical inaccuracies”.
McLaren have dropped their “very extreme” exhaust.
First of all, thanks to everyone who posted updates on the previous article about McLaren getting a suspended sentence following the Hamilton/Trulli controversy. (As I mentioned on Twitter earlier, I’ve been out of the country for the last two days and have only just had chance to catch up on the news.) What caught my … Continue reading Does McLaren’s suspended sentence signal an end to hostilities with the FIA?
The timing of Ron Dennis’s announcement that he is stepping down as CEO of McLaren Racing is bound to provoke speculation that it is a consequence of the FIA’s latest investigation of the team. But could Lewis Hamilton and father/manager Anthony have played a role in Dennis’s departure? Or did he quit in the hope … Continue reading The explanations for Dennis’s departure
McLaren have confirmed the suspension of sporting director Dave Ryan following Lewis Hamilton’s exclusion from the Australian Grand Prix. Ryan was present at both the hearings following the Malaysian Grand Prix into the Hamilton-Trulli incident. According to BBC Radio, Ryan was seen being summoned down from the pit wall during free practice at Sepang this … Continue reading McLaren suspend Ryan over exclusion
The Times put together a Sporting Power 100 over the last six weeks. Six names made it onto the list, which focussed on “most influential people today in British sport.” Who made the list and, just as important, who didn’t?
Ron Dennis is stepping down as McLaren team principal. Here’s how he turned the team Bruce McLaren founded into one of the most successful in F1.
The Sunday Times claims Ron Dennis will hand over the role of chief executive at McLaren to Martin Whitmarsh this week. According the newspaper Dennis had planned to relinquish his role in the team at the end of 2007 but postponed the change because of the espionage affair. The story alleges Dennis’s decision to step … Continue reading New rumours say Ron Dennis to quit this week
F1 could have two races under floodlights in 2009 as the organisers of the Malaysian Grand Prix at Sepang look at hiring the same company used for this year’s Singapore Grand Prix, which will be the first to be held at night. Elsewhere Nigel Stepney gets a new job, Max Mosley and Jackie Stewart continue … Continue reading F1 news review: Malaysia considers night race
The extraordinary news of yesterday’s decision and the shocking details published by the FIA today have shed new light on the complicated espionage scandal. Although we now know far more than before, many questions remain – some of which we may not see an answer to for a long time, especially if McLaren declines its … Continue reading The questions that remain over the espionage scandal (1/2)