Tag Archive: Kevin Magnussen

Apr 15

Gillette and McLaren Mercedes enhance official partnership

The two brands are extending their partnership

2014-04-15 - Gillette and McLaren Mercedes (1)Gillette, the world’s leading male grooming brand, is enhancing its collaboration with McLaren Mercedes, one of the most prestigious and successful teams in F1 history. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 14

Vandoorne to replace Button ‘possible’ – Dennis

That is the admission of returned McLaren supremo Ron Dennis

GP2 - ART Grand Prix - Stoffel Vandoorne McLaren could oust Jenson Button at the end of 2014 and replace him with the team’s next young development driver talent. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 10

Sparco supports rising talent with World Series by Renault partnership

We wish all the drivers and teams the best of luck

Sparco logo World Series by Renault is set to embark on its tenth season with team and drivers of the Formula Renault 3.5 Series ready to battle for victory around the fastest track on the calendar, Monza, this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 01

Alonso happy to be beating Raikkonen

“I would prefer to have won in Australia and Malaysia”

2014-03-30 - Scuderia Ferrari - Malaysia - Fernando Alonso - Kimi Raikkonen - Teams 03 A bright spot on Fernando Alonso’s 2014 season so far is that he is beating his teammate Kimi Raikkonen. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 19

No new driver era in F1 – Hamilton

“It’s just a new wave of youngsters coming through”

2014-03-17 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Australia - Lewis Hamilton 04 Lewis Hamilton has baulked at claims a new guard is sweeping into power in formula one. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 18

Boullier denies Dennis already interfering

Dennis was spotted walking to the pitwall, apparently to tell Boullier what to do 

2014-03-17 - McLaren Mercedes - Australia - Eric Boullier 01 Eric Boullier insists McLaren ‘supremo’ Ron Dennis is letting him get on with his new job.
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Mar 17

Button vows to push for new McLaren contract

The 2009 world champion is out of contract at the end of this season

2014-02-21 - McLaren Mercedes - Bahrain - Eric Boullier - Jenson Button Jenson Button, the most experienced driver on the 2014 grid, must now prove to McLaren he is also a man for the future. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 07

Ron Dennis is unapologetic as he vows to take McLaren back on the road to winning

Dennis vows to restore McLaren ‘focus’

2014-03-02_0012 - McLaren Mercedes - Bahrain - Jenson Button With the great British team just fifth overall in 2013, 66-year-old supremo Dennis wrestled back control from Martin Whitmarsh and trotted out the old line about even second place being “the first of the losers”. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 21

Fears that the pace of second-tier GP2 cars could overtake formula one in 2014 are now easing

‘New’ F1 already catching up with V8 era speed

2014-01-30 - McLaren Mercedes - Jenson Button 16After the opening test of the all-new V6 ‘power unit’ era at Jerez recently, Jenson Button warned that GP2 will run F1 close on some circuits this year. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 21

Red Bull ‘has lots of problems’ – Vettel

“The laptimes are not the best, but the first thing was to get the car running.”

2014-01-30 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel (6) World champion Sebastian Vettel finally managed some laps but at a sluggish pace on Thursday as Red Bull’s pre-season crisis continues. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 17

Akebono Brake Company increases technical integration with McLaren Mercedes

Akebono elevated to the status of ‘Technology Partner’

2014-02-17 - McLaren Mercedes - Akebono 2Akebono Brake Industry Co., Ltd. (Akebono) and the McLaren Mercedes Formula 1 team are pleased to announce a new, extended technology partnership. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 06

F1 ‘not much quicker’ than GP2 in 2014 – Button

“We’ll be quicker, but not that much quicker.”

2014-01-30 - McLaren Mercedes - Jenson Button 09 Jenson Button thinks GP2, F1′s second-tier support series, will run the premier category close for pace in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 04

McLaren’s Performance Academy gears up for its second year

Building on the success of the 2013 Performance Academy

McLaren Group McLaren Applied Technologies (MAT) will welcome talented drivers to the McLaren Technology Centre as it runs its unique Performance Academy for the second consecutive year.   Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 24

McLaren reveals its 2014 challenger – the MP4-29

Ready for Formula 1′s steepest-ever learning curve

2014-01-24 - McLaren Mercedes MP4-29A period of unprecedented change – both in Formula 1 and within the team itself – is the backdrop against which McLaren launches its latest grand prix challenger, the all-new MP4-29.

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Jan 22

Jan Magnussen could quit racing to support son

He is keen for Kevin to avoid his mistakes

ALMS - Jan Magnussen-Corvette-070512-1 Former F1 driver Jan Magnussen has revealed he is considering ending his own career in order to support his son’s move into motor sport’s highest category. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 11

McLaren’s Magnussen experiment could fail – Kovalainen

“It is difficult to say which one of the possibilities is the most likely”

2013-11-17 -Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Kevin Magnussen 00Heikki Kovalainen says there is no guarantee Kevin Magnussen will thrive at McLaren, insisting 2014 could make or break the Danish rookie. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 09

Drivers to play bigger role in 2014 – Alonso

“Let’s see what kind of driving style will be needed”

2013-06-09_1377Fernando Alonso hopes F1 drivers have a bigger role to play next year, as the wave of radical new regulations hit the 2014 grid. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 06

Kevin Magnussen: 2014 starts here (+vidéo)

A Formula 1 team never rests

Kevin Magnussen - photo Jad Sherif - WR12 And although the Brazilian Grand Prix still remains a recent memory, the McLaren Formula 1 team is already powering ahead with preparations for 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 23

F1 team boss reneged on Magnussen deal – Whitmarsh

“I hoped and tried to find him a cockpit”

Kevin Magnussen - photo © J.F Galeron A fellow team boss reneged on a deal to sign Kevin Magnussen for 2014, Martin Whitmarsh has revealed. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 23

Pirelli considers buying new F1 test car

Pirelli is considering buying a new F1 test car from one of the teams.

2013-09-20 - Pirelli  - 0005Already frustrated by the lack of testing opportunities, and the teams’ collective reluctance to help, F1′s official supplier became further dismayed in Brazil when wet weather affected its plans to try the 2014 tyres in Friday practice. Read the rest of this entry »

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