Jenson Button is still confident he will be a McLaren driver in 2015.
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As ever, it was Niki Lauda who delivered the bluntest assessment of Saturday’s events at Silverstone.
“Lewis was wrong,” said the F1 legend. “It was his decision as he thought he could go no quicker. Very simple.” Lauda, who is Mercedes’ team chairman, is referring to how Hamilton aborted his final qualifying run at damp Silverstone, leaving him just sixth on the grid and likely to see his 29-point championship deficit blow out even further. Read the rest of this entry »
That was the claim at Silverstone of Jonathan Neale, the Woking based team’s managing director, after Dennis this week told senior driver Jenson Button to “try harder”. Read the rest of this entry »
The McLaren Mercedes MP4-29 featuring a special ‘Your Life’ logo will make its on-track debut at today’s Santander British Grand Prix free practice session. Read the rest of this entry »
Jenson Button has declared himself on the market, in the wake of McLaren supremo Ron Dennis’ criticism.
Dennis is said to have dismayed other members of the Woking based team’s senior management this week when the 67-year-old publicly urged Button, who is out of contract at the end of the year, to “try harder”. Read the rest of this entry »
“I think everyone has to try harder, the whole team, we all need to try harder”
Jenson Button has hit back at Ron Dennis, after the McLaren supremo warned the out-of-contract 2009 world champion to “try harder”. Read the rest of this entry »
Jenson Button insists he is “looking forward to” McLaren’s new Honda era.
That is despite team supremo Ron Dennis’ warning that the most experienced driver in the paddock actually might not get a new contract beyond 2014. Read the rest of this entry »
“I’m sure Kevin is giving a big wake-up call to Jenson”
As speculation swirls around the future of F1′s most experienced active driver, McLaren supremo Ron Dennis has called on Jenson Button to up his game. Read the rest of this entry »
Ferrari test driver Marc Gene has played down reports Fernando Alonso could be considering a move for 2015.
Spaniard Alonso, regarded as perhaps the very best driver in F1 today, has been mentioned along with fellow champions Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton as McLaren seeks a truly top driver to spearhead its new Honda era beginning next year. Read the rest of this entry »
Over 180 leading businesses and institutions have now signed up to the Your Life campaign
McLaren Group revealed it will join a government launched campaign to boost participation in science, technology, engineering and maths (the ‘STEM’ subjects). Read the rest of this entry »
Red Bull aerodynamics chief Peter Prodromou will start work at McLaren in September, Ron Dennis has announced.
The Woking based team signed the highly rated Prodromou late last year, but at the time Red Bull was insisting his full contract be served to the last day. Read the rest of this entry »
According to reports in the German and Spanish press
Ferrari has moved to extend Fernando Alonso’s contract beyond 2016, The correspondent for Marca, a Spanish sports daily, quoted one of his Italian colleagues as saying: “Well, then, that’s the second time this year so far.” Read the rest of this entry »
Jenson Button has played down increasing speculation about his future in F1
The sport’s most experienced active driver is out of contract at the end of 2014, but McLaren boss Eric Boullier said recently he thinks a new deal for the 34-year-old is likely. Read the rest of this entry »
A legal dispute between Red Bull and McLaren is now over.
Earlier, McLaren supremo Ron Dennis was threatening to take the reigning world champions to court, after he signed Dan Fallows only to find the aerodynamics chief changed his mind and returned to Red Bull. Read the rest of this entry »
Team boss Eric Boullier on Saturday suggested McLaren is making plans for the future with Jenson Button.
There are rumours team supremo Ron Dennis and 2015 engine supplier Honda are making moves to woo Fernando Alonso, Sebastian Vettel or even Lewis Hamilton to Woking. Read the rest of this entry »
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