Tag Archive: Ron Dennis

Apr 20

Dennis hits back at Horner’s stance on Fallows

“He’d got no lawful right to change his mind in that way”

2012-11-18_0013 Ron Dennis is keeping the pressure on Red Bull, after an employee reneged on a deal to switch teams. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 20

Ousted boss Martin Whitmarsh could walk away from McLaren with a $10 million payout.

Whitmarsh set for $10m McLaren payout – report

2013-06-09_0007 Last month, when Eric Boullier became the British team’s new chief in the wake of supremo Ron Dennis’ return to power, it was rumoured Whitmarsh agreed not to speak to the media while his contract payout is negotiated. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 19

McLaren taking Red Bull dispute to high court – Dennis

“We don’t see there is any case to answer” – Horner

2014-03-17 - McLaren Mercedes - Australia - Ron Dennis 01Ron Dennis on Saturday confirmed McLaren will likely take its dispute with world champions Red Bull all the way to the High Court. 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 07

F1 to push ahead with making V6 engines louder

F1 will push ahead with trying to make the sport’s new turbo V6 engines louder.

2013-03-28 - Sahara Force India F1 Team - Mercedes-Benz engine In an interview with the British broadcaster Sky on Sunday, chief executive Bernie Ecclestone was told by former driver Martin Brundle that changing the sound would surely require a total engine “redesign”. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 06

‘Boring’ F1 hits back with Bahrain bonanza

“It’s absolutely official — F1 2014 kicks ass!”

Rosberg 6 - Hamilton 44F1 on Sunday issued the strongest-possible retort to all those playing down the spectacle of the sport’s new era. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 05

McLaren plays down rumours in Bahrain

McLaren is at the centre of a body of rumours in the Bahrain paddock.

2014-04-05 - McLaren Mercedes - Bahrain - Kevin Magnussen 01In title sponsor Vodafone’s wake, the British team ran prominent Mobil 1 branding in Australia, before Esso took over the space on the sidepods of the MP4-29 in Malaysia. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 28

McLaren running ‘Esso’ branding at Sepang

McLaren’s black sidepods are featuring the branding of ‘Esso’

2014-02-28_0003 - McLaren Mercedes - Bahrain - Jenson Button Two weeks ago in Melbourne, McLaren said the prominent ‘Mobil’ branding on the sidepods of its 2014 car was a one-off. 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 13

McLaren’s Melbourne livery a one-off

“Our cars will not feature a title sponsor at the first event” – Dennis

2014-02-27_0001 - McLaren Mercedes - Bahrain - Kevin Magnussen McLaren will run prominent ‘Mobil’ branding on its 2014 car in a one-off livery this weekend in Australia. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 10

Owners worried demise will hurt F1 – Ecclestone

F1′s owners are scared Bernie Ecclestone’s demise could hurt the sport.

Formula 1 Circuit in Sochi - Bernier Ecclestone 2 That is the claim of the diminutive Ecclestone, who remains the F1 chief executive and ‘supremo’ even amid a corruption scandal that could see him jailed. 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 »

Mar 06

Williams reveals livery, Dennis vows to win

Thursday was a busy day for formula one in the UK

2014-03-06 - Williams F1 Team - Martini livery 02 Williams held a glitzy launch to reveal its new name, Williams Martini Racing, in honour of its iconic title sponsor, the familiar Italian drinks label. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 06

Still no news on Whitmarsh’s future

“For the moment there’s nothing to report”

2013-06-09_0007 A week before the F1 circus gathers in Melbourne for the 2014 opener, the fate of McLaren team boss Martin Whitmarsh is still not clear. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 21

Boullier says he is McLaren ‘team principal’

Martin Whitmarsh expected to leave McLaren altogether

2013-06-06_0284 His official title may be ‘racing director’, but Eric Boullier on Thursday said he is actually McLaren’s new team principal. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 29

McLaren confirms Boullier as ‘racing director’

“Eric will ultimately report to the chief executive officer of McLaren Racing”

2013-10-26 - Lotus F1 Team - Eric Boullier 01 As was widely predicted, Lotus’ newly-departed team boss Eric Boullier has moved to McLaren. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 29

Eric Boullier appointed Racing Director as part of senior management restructure

Eric is one of the most capable trackside leaders in Formula 1

2013-06-06_0284 McLaren Racing is pleased to announce that Eric Boullier has been appointed to the position of Racing Director, effective Monday February 3rd. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 24

McLaren, Lotus fight over major sponsor – report

That move has ruffled some feathers at Enstone

 2014-01-24 - McLaren Mercedes MP4-29 7In the context of the death of Jenson Button’s father, a new spat between McLaren and Lotus is unlikely to rate high on his list of concerns. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 24

McLaren rumours fire as Boullier leaves Lotus

Ron Dennis took back full control of the British grandee McLaren

2012-11-18_0013 Eric Boullier has leapt into hot contention to be McLaren’s new team boss, after leaving Lotus with immediate effect. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 24

Martin Whitmarsh will not be present as McLaren’s 2014 car is launched on Friday.

Sam Michael tipped to be new McLaren boss

2013-06-09_0143 That is the claim of Britain’s Daily Mail newspaper, following reports the team’s F1 boss for the past five years will also not attend the forthcoming Jerez test. Read the rest of this entry »

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