Ron Dennis articles on F1 Fanatic archive
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 [...]
How the end of Nigel Mansell’s F1 career led to the start of Lewis Hamilton’s 13th August 2008, 14:00
Nigel Mansell fans would probably like to forget the embarrassing end to his career in 1995 with McLaren. After sponsors Marlboro encouraged Ron Dennis to sign the star, Mansell missed the first two races because he couldn’t fit in the car. Once that was sorted he only appeared for the team twice before refusing to [...]
Fernando Alonso criticises McLaren again 6th August 2008, 11:00
Fernando Alonso has sparked fresh debate about his controversial season with McLaren last year by making several critical remarks about the team in recent interviews. I think he’s starting to sound a bit like Niki Lauda and David Coulthard…
Hungary 2007: the whole story 29th July 2008, 15:00
The complete story of the Fernando Alonso / Lewis Hamilton / McLaren qualifying scandal at the 2007 Hungarian Grand Prix
Kubica, Schumacher and Hamilton: Why they are ‘the ones who got away’ 11th June 2008, 11:00
Robert Kubica scored his maiden Grand Prix win for BMW this weekend. But if someone at Renault had been paying better attention four years ago he could have been driving for them instead. He’s not the only top driver to have slipped through the fingers of a top team early in his career. For a [...]