McLaren articles on F1 Fanatic archive

McLaren “restless to make progress” – Boullier 10th March 2014, 12:56

New McLaren racing director Eric Boullier says the team have great potential and they are eager to bounce back from their disappointment last year.

McLaren need more time with MP4-29 – Button

Jenson Button says McLaren need more time to get the most out of their new car ahead of this weekend’s Australian Grand Prix.

“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.

McLaren to reveal title sponsor “in next few events”

Ron Dennis said McLaren will not start the season with a title sponsor but will have one in place within the first few races.

McLaren’s year of transition before Honda reunion 5th March 2014, 12:00

Ron Dennis is back in control of McLaren’s F1 team but they have a year of transition ahead before swapping Mercedes for Honda in 2015.

Engine and electronics problems hinder McLaren 2nd March 2014, 16:27

McLaren’s final day of testing before the first race of the season was the least productive for the team since the MP4-29 first took to the track.

Magnussen leads day two in Bahrain as lap times fall 20th February 2014, 14:17

A Mercedes-powered car headed the lap times for the fifth consecutive test day in a row at the end of today’s running in Bahrain.

No repeat of 2013 problems so far – Button 30th January 2014, 12:30

There’s no indication yet McLaren are in danger of repeating their poor 2013 performance, according to Jenson Button.

Cars ‘won’t be far off’ 2013 pace by last race – Button 29th January 2014, 18:29

Jenson Button expects F1 teams to recover much of the performance which has been lost with the new regulations by the end of the season.