Tag Archive: Eric Boullier

Dec 16

Hamilton predicts McLaren to join F1 title fight in 2018

“Next year, McLaren will have Renault engines, then we may see four teams fighting for the championship”

2017-06-11_1130Lewis Hamilton believes McLaren’s switch to Renault power units from next season could become a catalyst for his former team’s charge to a Formula 1 world championship fight alongside his Mercedes squad, Ferrari and Red Bull. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 27

Nyck De Vries completes Prema Theodore Racing’s line up for the 2018 FIA Formula 2 Championship

Prema Racing completes 2018 FIA F2 line up with Nyck De Vries

Nyck De Vries completes Prema Theodore Racing’s line up for the 2018 FIA Formula 2 ChampionshipPrema is proud to announce the completion of the team’s line-up for the 2018 FIA Formula 2 Championship with the addition of talented Dutch racer Nyck de Vries.

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Nov 26

Norris steps up to full-time Formula Two drive with Carlin

Lando stays loyal to British team & targets further success in ’18 

Lando NorrisLando Norris will remain with Carlin for a fourth consecutive season when McLaren’s 2018 Formula 1 test and reserve driver graduates to the 2018 FIA Formula 2 Championship.

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Nov 06

Lando Norris becomes official McLaren test and reserve driver for 2018

McLaren is pleased to confirm that Lando Norris will become the team’s official Formula 1 test and reserve driver for the 2018 season. 

Lando has been a member of the McLaren Young Driver programme since the start of 2017, and today’s announcement crowns a hugely impressive 12 months for the 17 year old.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 19

McLaren and Fernando Alonso extend relationship

McLaren is delighted to announce that Fernando Alonso has extended his relationship with the team. 

2017-10-19 - McLaren and Fernando Alonso extend relationshipThe news underlines Fernando’s commitment to McLaren, his long-term ties to the organisation, and his belief in the exciting potential and promise that exists within McLaren.  He will contest the 2018 FIA Formula 1 World Championship alongside Belgium’s Stoffel Vandoorne. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 17

McLaren announces multi-faceted partnership with premium luggage brand LAT_56

McLaren is pleased to announce a new four-year partnership with LAT_56, the premium travel luggage brand

2017-10-17 - McLaren is pleased to announce a new four-year partnership with LAT_56, the premium travel luggage brandLAT_56, headquartered in Scotland and founded by award-winning designer Kevin Fox, joins McLaren’s partner roster in a multi-faceted agreement that sees the two companies enjoy both a partner relationship and a joint licensing agreement.  Read the rest of this entry »

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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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