Tag Archive: Eric Boullier

Sep 22

McLaren: Evident Alonso wants to stay for 2018

“Fernando wants to stay. You can see it in his body language and the way he speaks”

2017-06-08_0058McLaren Formula 1 racing director Eric Boullier believes it is evident that Fernando Alonso wants to remain with the team for the 2018 season as the Spaniard continues to mull over his future. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 05

Time of the essence for McLaren in striking 2018 engine deal

McLaren must know what direction it is going in by the time the paddock next convenes in Singapore

2017-06-09-14-58-56_1982McLaren Formula 1 racing director Eric Boullier feels that time is of the essence for the British team as talks continue with Renault and Honda over a 2018 engine supply. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 23

McLaren Honda confirms Stoffel Vandoorne will race for the team in 2018 as planned

McLaren Honda is pleased to confirm that Stoffel Vandoorne will continue to race for the team in 2018 as planned

06 - McLaren Honda Formula 1 TeamWhen we announced at the end of 2016 that Stoffel would be a McLaren Honda race driver for 2017, we indicated that our plan was that he’d race for us for a number of years Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 23

‘Fitting tribute’ set to celebrate Bruce McLaren legacy

Boullier hints it will be ‘a fitting tribute’ to the founder’s legacy

2017-06-11_1205“Bruce would have celebrated his 80th birthday on 30th August, so on Sunday we’ll be honouring his incredible legacy with a fitting tribute.” Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 25

Baku ‘the most painful weekend I’ve ever had’ – Boullier

Fernando Alonso and Stoffel Vandoorne both dropped out in Q1 in Azerbaijan

2017-06-08_0440McLaren Formula 1 racing director Eric Boullier did not mince his words after the team’s worst qualifying display of the season so far in Baku on Saturday, calling it “the most painful weekend I have ever had”.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 08

FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX DU CANADA: Flagworld.com live coverage – Wednesday

Flagworld.com report from the Canadian Grand Prix – Wednesday

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Several activities were scheduled for the small Flagworld team this Wednesday. It started with a visit to the Bell training center of the Canadiens in Brossard to see Valeria Bottas of the Mercedes team skating with NHL player Tom Byronfrom Montreal Canadiens and the famous Youppi, an institution in Montreal.

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Apr 21

‘Price to pay’ for Honda supplying second F1 team – Boullier

“Whatever happens, we are partners”

'Price to pay' for Honda supplying second F1 team - BoullierMcLaren Formula 1 racing director Eric Boullier is open to engine partner Honda supplying a second team in the future, but says there would be a “price to pay” despite the benefits of additional data. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 15

How McLaren is saving itself off track if it can’t win on it

It means that if McLaren-Honda can’t win on track, it has to do something rather extraordinary off it

20170324-039They say all news is good news, but it’s been hard to find the silver lining in McLaren’s increasingly stormy relationship with Honda and Fernando Alonso in recent weeks. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 14

Jenson Button to race at Monaco for McLaren-Honda

Fernando will return to Formula 1 duties from the Canadian Grand Prix onwards

2016-06-10_0070McLaren-Honda is delighted to announce that its race drivers for the 2017 Monaco Grand Prix will be Stoffel Vandoorne and Jenson Button.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 24

McLaren-Honda MCL32 launch (updated, +videos)

New colour scheme

2017-02-24 - McLaren-Honda MCL32 launch Most strikingly apparent is the MCL32’s new colour scheme, which blends old-school McLaren history with contemporary thinking on vehicle livery design.

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Feb 22

2017 McLaren-Honda Young Driver Programme members revealed

McLaren-Honda Young Driver Programme offers focused and personal guidance in every aspect of a young driver’s craft

McLaren-Honda Young Driver Programme McLaren-Honda is pleased to announce the recruitment of another exciting talent to its Young Driver Programme, following Stoffel Vandoorne’s successful graduation to a Formula 1 race seat for the 2017 season alongside Fernando Alonso.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 07

Jost Capito splits with McLaren

Capito’s exit has strengthened Eric Boullier’s position as McLaren F1 racing director
Jost Capito splits with McLarenJost Capito has left his position as CEO of McLaren Racing after just months since joining the F1 team from Volkswagen Motorsport. Read the rest of this entry »
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Jan 23

McLaren Racing signs new four-year partnership with Stratasys to bring additive manufacturing to Formula 1

It has become clear that motorsport’s reliance on rapid prototyping and additive manufacturing” –Eric Boullier

Legendary British Formula 1 team ramps up additive manufacturing and rapid prototyping program with Stratasys 3D printing solutions. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 04

British teenager Norris wins Mclaren Autosport BRDC Award

Lando follows in footsteps of David Coulthard & Jenson Button in winning prestigious prize

British teenager Norris wins Mclaren Autosport BRDC Award Lando Norris was announced as the recipient of the prestigious McLaren Autosport British Racing Drivers’ Club (BRDC) Award at The Grosvenor House Hotel in London last night (4 Dec).

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Sep 21

F1 teams give first impressions of Chase Carey

“He seems to be a guy with a great track record in modernising sports and TV bills and he is interested in the sport” – Wolff
Chase Carey Both Toto Wolff and Eric Boullier have given a warm reception to new Formula 1 Chairman Chase Carey and are hopeful he can inject fresh impetus into the sport. Read the rest of this entry »
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Jun 08

Grand Prix du Canada: McLaren ‘cannot be satisfied’ with Monaco results

“It won’t be easy, and reliability will be key, first and foremost, but our objective is to put on the best show we can.”
McLaren-Honda racing director Eric Boullier has shut down the idea of the team being pleased with a double points finish last time out at Monaco and says he expected better results at a circuit which would play to his team’s strengths. Read the rest of this entry »
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Apr 13

Boullier: F1 making positive step with qualifying change

The Frenchman was a central part of the F1 teams uniting and writing to Jean Todt and Bernie Ecclestone
Boullier: F1 making positive step with qualifying changeMcLaren-Honda racing director Eric Boullier says Formula 1 has made the right move for the fans by reverting back to the previous qualifying format and ditching the highly-criticised knockout experiment. Read the rest of this entry »
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Mar 08

McLaren-Honda renews partnership with JVC Kenwood Corporation

Kenwood became McLaren’s official supplier of radio communications in 1991

09 - McLaren Honda Formula 1 Team McLaren is pleased to announce the renewal and continuation of its long-standing partnership with the JVC Kenwood Corporation (Kenwood).  Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 06

Alonso confirms McLaren still has ‘many things to work on’

“I am happy with the job we did these last two weeks”

Alonso confirms McLaren still has 'many things to work on'Fernando Alonso is happier with his lot after F1 pre-season testing than he was last year, but admits McLaren-Honda still has work to do ahead of the Australian Grand Prix…

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Feb 22

Formula One teams Barcelona testing report day 1

Formula One day 1 test report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s testing report from Formula One teams & drivers at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. Read the rest of this entry »

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