Tag Archive: McLaren

Jun 30

Williams Martini Racing appoints Dave Redding as Team Manager

Dave comes to Williams with over thirty years of experience in Formula One

05 - Williams Martini Racing Williams Martini Racing is pleased to announce the appointment of Dave Redding to the position of Team Manager; joining the team on 17th July. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 28

GT4 European Series Southern Cup celebrates Dijon-Prenois return with bumper 33-car entry list

Aston Martin, BMW, Ginetta, Maserati, McLaren, and Porsche

2017-05-06Following two successful events at Nogaro and Pau, the GT4 European Series Southern Cup is riding on the momentum with a superb 33-car entry list set for round three of this year’s campaign held at Circuit Dijon-Prenois on July 1-2. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 27

Huge McLaren celebrations, XJ220-C Le Mans cars reunited and Ace Corner

Just one month to go! 

Bruce McLarenIt’s the final countdown to this summer’s Silverstone Classic – read on for the latest news and headlines from across the festival. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 27

Mahindra to give Season 4 car a run at Goodwood  

Mahindra will be the first Formula E team to run its Season 4 car in public

When Nick Heidfeld drives up the hill at Goodwood during the Festival of Speed this weekend.
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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 22

Magnussen: I prefer to battle proven team-mate like Grosjean

“You only have your team-mate to compare and to show yourself and improve yourself.”

2017-06-08_0707Kevin Magnussen says he prefers having a proven and experienced team-mate like Romain Grosjean to compete against after settling in at Haas this year.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 21

Mercedes unwilling to ‘interfere’ in McLaren-Honda relationship

“This is not our priority at the moment. First we would like to see Honda and McLaren sorting out their relationship.”

2017-06-09-09-06-51_0036Toto Wolff says that Mercedes is unwilling to “interfere” in McLaren-Honda’s current relationship amid speculation that it could be set to power the British team from 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 19

Sauber has ‘trust’ in Honda despite ongoing issues

“We won’t be able to contribute that much. That’s also not the intention in the partnership”

2017-06-09-14-17-28_1596Sauber boss Monisha Kaltenborn says she ‘can only trust’ the work Honda is doing to bring its power unit up to speed ahead of its engine partnership deal in F1 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 14

McLaren admits Honda money no longer offsetting losses

“I think it just becomes a business decision”

2017-06-11_0901McLaren Racing CEO Zak Brown has admitted the team could be forced to make a ‘business decision’ and split from Honda because it can no longer justify the manufacturer’s investment when compared to its loss of prize money and sponsors. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 09

D-Day looms for Alonso and McLaren

Alonso joined McLaren in 2015 excited by the Honda partnership

2017-06-08_0308Fernando Alonso has given McLaren-Honda a timeframe of less than three months to return to its winning ways before he considers recommitting to the Woking outfit.

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Jun 08

McLaren has ‘serious concerns’ over ‘lost’ Honda

“Honda’s working very hard but they seem a bit lost” – Brown

McLaren has ‘serious concerns’ over ‘lost’ HondaMcLaren chief Zak Brown says Honda’s decision not to introduce an engine upgrade for this weekend’s Canadian Grand Prix came as a late surprise which could lead to its partnership deteriorating even further. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 04

Third F1 title still Alonso’s priority ahead of Canada return

Alonso skipped last Sunday’s Monaco Grand Prix in order to race in the Indianapolis 500

20170324-012Fernando Alonso has stressed that racing in Formula 1 remains his priority as he prepares to return to the grand prix paddock in Canada next weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 27

Button handed 15-place grid penalty in Monaco

The penalty means that both McLaren drivers will fall back from their qualifying position

Button handed 15-place grid penalty in MonacoJenson Button is set to start his one-off return to Formula 1 from the back of the field after being handed a 15-place grid penalty following changes to his power unit after practice on Thursday. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 26

Sparco® & McLaren from real to virtual together

Sparco® joins McLaren in World’s Faster Gamer Competition

Fernando AlonsoNot only on track. Not only on cars. SPARCO® and McLaren, after over 20 years of cooperation, again together for writing another chapter in motorsport history. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 25

Jenson Button’s F1 return: The reaction

FP1 represents Button’s first chance to drive the McLaren MCL32

Jenson Button’s F1 return: The reactionJenson Button returns to the F1 cockpit this weekend with a surprise one-off appearance at the Monaco Grand Prix at McLaren, deputising for the Indy 500 committed Fernando Alonso. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 24

Ron Dennis thinks McLaren Indy 500 bid is ‘pretty cool’

“Ron is Mr. McLaren in many ways and always will be”

Ron Dennis thinks McLaren Indy 500 bid is ‘pretty cool’McLaren Racing CEO Zak Brown has revealed his predecessor Ron Dennis is supportive of the team’s upcoming Indianapolis 500 endeavour, describing his feedback as ‘pretty cool’. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 20

Horner would be ‘highly surprised’ if Mercedes helps Honda

“And Renault and Mercedes? I think the problem element would be Red Bull.”

Horner would be 'highly surprised' if Mercedes helps HondaRed Bull Formula 1 chief Christian Horner would be “highly surprised” if Mercedes helped Honda get up to speed with its power unit for future seasons. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 19

Alonso impressed by Brown’s vision for McLaren

“I think also with Zak the biggest difference is the vision and the approach for the brand”

Alonso impressed by Brown's vision for McLarenFernando Alonso is impressed by Zak Brown’s vision and approach to leading McLaren despite its ongoing Formula 1 struggles, believing the American to be more open to new ideas than predecessor Ron Dennis. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 12

Hamilton quickest as Mercedes goes a second clear in Spain FP1

McLaren had another session to forget as Fernando Alonso suffered an oil leak

Hamilton quickest as Mercedes goes a second clear in Spain FP1Lewis Hamilton headed up a one-two finish for Mercedes in the opening Formula 1 practice session for the Spanish Grand Prix as the updated W08 car made an impressive start to the race weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 09

Johnny Rutherford returns to McLaren for the month of May

The 79-year-old Texan won the Indianapolis 500 on no fewer than three occasions

Johnny Rutherford returns to McLaren for the month of May 1McLaren-Honda-Andretti is delighted to announce that Indy 500 legend Johnny Rutherford will join the team’s IndyCar programme as its official ambassador for the month of May.  Read the rest of this entry »

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