Ron Dennis articles on F1 Fanatic archive

“It was hard to distinguish one bit of awesome from another”: Ron Dennis on Ayrton Senna 17th April 2014, 13:53

Ahead of the twentieth anniversary of Ayrton Senna’s death, Ron Dennis gave a candid account of the most famous driver who ever sat in one of his cars.

“Pie in the sky” cost cap plan won’t work, says Dennis 6th March 2014, 23:30

“If you can’t afford to be in Formula One, don’t be in Formula One. There’s lots of other categories you can go motor racing in.”

Similarities to Senna in “intelligent” Button – Dennis

Ron Dennis says Jenson Button has traits that reminds him of Ayrton Senna. But he singled out Button’s intelligence as his key weapon for the coming season.

Dennis replaces Whitmarsh as McLaren Group CEO 16th January 2014, 17:36

Ron Dennis has returned to the role of McLaren Group chief executive officer, a position Martin Whitmarsh has held for the past five years.

Dennis admits McLaren could have kept Hamilton 4th January 2013, 11:22

Ron Dennis says McLaren could have kept Lewis Hamilton in its team for 2013.

Does McLaren’s suspended sentence signal an end to hostilities with the FIA? 30th April 2009, 0:55

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 […]

The explanations for Dennis’s departure 16th April 2009, 21:21

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 […]

Top Britons in F1 according to The Times 25th January 2009, 11:57

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’s three decades as McLaren team principal, 1980-2009 16th January 2009, 20:18

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.

Ron Dennis on how the Hamilton-Alonso row compared to Senna and Prost 10th January 2009, 23:41

McLaren boss Ron Dennis gave the annual Watkins lecture at Autosport International yesterday. He was interviewed at length by veteran commentator Murray Walker for around an hour. One of the most interesting moments came when he discussed how he managed the rivalry between Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso in 2007, and how it compared to […]