McLaren articles on F1 Fanatic archive

McLaren drivers wary of low Shanghai temperatures 7th April 2015, 11:32

Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button suspect the cooler temperatures usually seen at the Chinese Grand Prix will mitigate any progress McLaren has made with its car.

Button hails “massive step forward” despite Q1 exit 28th March 2015, 12:04

Jenson Button says McLaren have made a “massive step forward” with their car despite both MP4-30s being eliminated in Q1 at the Malaysian Grand Prix.

Steering problem, not wind, caused crash – Alonso 26th March 2015, 7:49

Fernando Alonso says he suspects a problem on his McLaren’s steering caused his crash during testing, rather than a gust of wind.

McLaren waiting for FIA approval on Alonso return 23rd March 2015, 14:09

Fernando Alonso will return to action in this weekend’s Malaysian Grand Prix providing he passes an FIA medical inspection, McLaren has announced.

McLaren have only done a 12-lap run and start last 14th March 2015, 8:26

After qualifying on the back row of the grid for the Australian Grand Prix Jenson Button admitted McLaren’s chances of even finishing the race are slim as he is yet to cover more than 12 laps in a row.

The “difficult start” McLaren expected just got harder 4th March 2015, 12:50

McLaren racing director Eric Boullier accepts it’s “likely to be a difficult start to the season” for the team following its reunion with Honda.

Alonso to miss first race of 2015 on medical grounds 3rd March 2015, 12:08

Fernando Alonso will not compete in the first race of the season in Australia, McLaren has confirmed.

McLaren cut short Thursday test after seven laps 26th February 2015, 14:06

McLaren’s difficult pre-season preparations continued on the first day of the final test as another technical problem halted their running after just seven laps.

Alonso to miss final test after leaving hospital 25th February 2015, 13:50

Fernando Alonso will not participate in the final pre-season test following his crash on Sunday, McLaren has confirmed.

Alonso’s crash not caused by car fault – McLaren 23rd February 2015, 15:31

McLaren has asserted that Fernando Alonso’s crash during yesterday’s test session at the Circuit de Catalunya was not caused by a car failure.