McLaren articles on F1 Fanatic archive

Alonso to stay in hospital overnight after suffering concussion in testing crash 22nd February 2015, 19:01

Fernando Alonso will spend the night in hospital following his testing accident today as a precaution, McLaren has confirmed.

McLaren suffer repeat of MGU-K failure with new part 21st February 2015, 20:03

The revised MGU-K seal McLaren introduced at today’s test suffered a repeat failure, the team has confirmed.

Alonso and McLaren face limited running on Friday 19th February 2015, 18:45

A shortage of new parts means McLaren expect to face a repeat of today’s problem in the second day of testing at the Circuit de Catalunya tomorrow.

Fault ends McLaren’s fifth test day after 21 laps

McLaren’s participation in the fifth day of F1 testing at the Circuit de Catalunya came to an end within four hours due to a technical problem.

Alonso impressed by Honda’s “scientific approach” 11th February 2015, 10:24

Fernando Alonso says he found Honda a very different proposition compared to other Formula One teams after joining McLaren from Ferrari.

We won’t win in Australia but we’ll improve – Button 10th February 2015, 17:04

Jenson Button doubts the new McLaren-Honda will finish on the podium on its debut at Melbourne next month but expects progress throughout the year.

Boullier relieved “very extreme” McLaren has run 4th February 2015, 12:09

McLaren racing director Eric Boullier is pleased the team’s radical car has achieved some running but admits their limited mileage will make it harder to catch their rivals.

McLaren on top of issues after late run – Button 2nd February 2015, 19:04

Jenson Button says that McLaren are confident of logging more laps after the team identified the issue that has limited their running so far.

Button encouraged by “very different” new McLaren 29th January 2015, 13:33

Jenson Button says McLaren’s new Honda-powered MP4-30 is a major departure from their previous two cars but the early signs are encouraging.

Alonso braced for teething troubles at Jerez

Fernando Alonso accepts there are likely to be some setbacks during the first test for the new McLaren-Honda MP4-30 at Jerez.