It’s a cliche to describe an upcoming year as a ‘big season’ for a particular team. But in the case of McLaren and their tie-up with Honda it may well be true.
Jenson Button described Honda’s latest power unit development as the largest step they have made so far.
Jenson Button says the McLaren-honda MP4-31 has addressed one of the fundamental shortcomings of last year’s car but still sees room for improvement.
While many aerodynamic and mechanical changes are apparent on the McLaren MP4-31 the one which matters most is hidden beneath its ‘size zero’ engine cover.
The first pictures of McLaren’s new MP4-31 have appeared online.
McLaren has hired Jost Capito to be the new chief executive officer of its racing arm.
McLaren’s early-season optimism that they would make substantial gains with their Honda power unit during the year was unfounded.
McLaren has become the latest team to produce a series of images showing how future Formula One cars might look.
McLaren allowed Fernando Alonso to turn his engine up to “full deployment” as he made a late bid to claim the fastest lap of the race in Abu Dhabi.
Kevin Magnussen has confirmed he is on his way out of McLaren.
Fernando Alonso said the lap which put him 13th on the grid for the Japanese Grand Prix was probably the best he has ever driven at Suzuka.
McLaren still wants to convince Jenson Button to stay with them in 2016, according to managing director Jonathan Neale.
Jenson Button laid the blame for his collision with Pastor Maldonado in the Singapore Grand Prix at the Lotus driver’s feet.
McLaren has taken advantage of a new rule which allows them to use an extra power unit element without incurring a penalty.
Jenson Button has set his sights on scoring McLaren’s first points of 2015 after coming close to reaching the top ten shoot-out in qualifying.
Both McLaren drivers said the Spanish Grand Prix had been a “scary” experience for them – for different reasons.
McLaren has revealed the revised livery it will use beginning with this weekend’s Spanish Grand Prix.
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.
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.
Fernando Alonso says he suspects a problem on his McLaren’s steering caused his crash during testing, rather than a gust of wind.