Tag Archive: Ron Dennis

Jun 30

New McLaren Group unifies McLaren Automotive and McLaren Technology Group with one winning future

 The formation of the new McLaren Group will underpin the continuing rapid growth of McLaren’s businesses and brand

McLaren logoThe new McLaren Group unites McLaren Automotive – a globally-renowned producer of luxury sports and supercars – with McLaren Technology Group which includes one of the world’s oldest and most successful race teams and a high growth technology IP and consulting business.

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Jun 30

New McLaren Group acquires Ron Dennis’s shareholdings in McLaren Technology Group & McLaren Automotive

Ron Dennis CBE has reached agreement with his fellow shareholders

McLaren logoRon Dennis, Chairman of McLaren Technology Group and McLaren Automotive, has agreed terms to sell his shareholdings in both companies. 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 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 06

Hamilton saddened by McLaren’s Formula 1 demise

“I really hope that they find their way back to fighting ways, because it would be great. They’ve not won a race since I left.”

“I really hope that they find their way back to fighting ways, because it would be great. They’ve not won a race since I left,Three-time Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton says he is “sad” to see former team McLaren struggling at the back of the grid, but is confident that it can bounce back once its power unit woes are resolved. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 24

Zak Brown pays tribute to the departing Ecclestone

“How will ‘bigger and better’ manifest itself? I think the clue is in the words ‘liberty’ and ‘media'”
Zak Brown- Bernie Ecclestone McLaren Executive Director Zak Brown has offered a tribute to Bernie Ecclestone following the news he will be stepping down from the role of Chief Executive Officer after 40 years at the helm Formula 1.
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Nov 16

McLaren headed by executive committee until new CEO found

McLaren has outlined its head management structure after the departure of Ron Dennis as chairman and CEO

2016-06-08_0065 Dennis confirmed he has been placed on gardening leave for the remainder of his current contract which expires in January and has stepped down as chairman and CEO but remains a shareholder and director of the McLaren Technology Group as he keeps hold of his 25% share. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 19

‘Innovation is GREAT’ partners with McLaren to showcase the UK’s innovative culture across the world

The GREAT Britain Campaign (GREAT) has announced a unique partnership with McLaren to help highlight the UK’s innovative culture

2016-10-19 - ‘Innovation is GREAT’ partners with McLaren to showcase the UK’s innovative culture across the world The UK has an impressive track record for creativity and developing and pioneering new ideas and cutting-edge technology. Whether through its Formula 1, road cars or Applied Technologies arm, McLaren is a prominent example of a British technology company with innovation at its heart.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 22

McLaren denies Apple buyout talks

“We can confirm that McLaren is not in discussion with Apple in respect of any potential investment”
2016-06-08_0065 McLaren has played down reports of Apple looking to heavily invest or buyout the company after news speculated negotiations were imminent. Read the rest of this entry »
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Sep 03

McLaren-Honda announces innovative three-driver strategy

McLaren-Honda today announces an innovative three-driver strategy for the 2017 and 2018 Formula 1 seasons.

2016-09-03 - McLaren-Honda announces innovative three-driver strategy World Champion and 15-time Grand Prix winner Jenson Button has signed a new contract to extend his relationship with the McLaren-Honda team, is now contracted for two more years, and will consequently continue to play an active role as a key member of the team. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 22

McLaren-Honda announces new lifestyle partnership with Michael Kors

McLaren-Honda is delighted to announce a new partnership with Michael Kors

2016-06-22 - McLaren-Honda announces new lifestyle partnership with Michael Kors The internationally renowned luxury accessories and ready-to-wear brand becomes the official lifestyle partner of the team.  Read the rest of this entry »

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May 23

McLaren will be team to defeat Mercedes – Dennis

Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button have repeatedly stated the chassis is as competitive as the front runners

Ron Dennis says McLaren will be the team to halt Mercedes’ dominance in F1, suggesting the forthcoming change in technical regulations will be its opportunity to claw back ground.

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Mar 11

McLaren announces renewed partnership with Johnnie Walker

Diageo’s world-famous scotch whisky brand has been a partner of McLaren since 2005 

2016-03-11 - McLaren announces renewed partnership with Johnnie Walker McLaren-Honda is delighted to announce a multi-year extension of its prestigious and long-standing partnership with Johnnie Walker.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 21

McLaren-Honda reveals its brand-new F1 car for 2016

The striking and innovative MP4-31 chassis integrates the new Honda RA616H power unit, developed exclusively for the team

2016-02-21 - McLaren-Honda MP4-31 01 McLaren-Honda today reveals its brand-new Formula 1 challenger, the MP4-31, ahead of the first all-team test, which will begin in Barcelona tomorrow.

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Feb 19

McLaren-Honda announces new 10-year partnership with Richard Mille

McLaren-Honda is delighted to announce a new long-term partnership with luxury watchmaking brand Richard Mille

2016-02-19 - McLaren-Honda announces new 10-year partnership with Richard Mille It is a perfectly balanced partnership: both brands share a passion for modern technology, cutting-edge design and precision engineering.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 08

McLaren’s Tyler Alexander passes away

“Quite simply, Tyler lived and breathed McLaren”

McLaren's Tyler Alexander passes awayMcLaren chief Ron Dennis has led the tributes for Tyler Alexander after he passed away at the age of 75, as confirmed by the Woking-based squad. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 20

Dennis: McLaren has right people now to do job

Ron Dennis says he is convinced McLaren now has “right people to do the job”

Dennis: McLaren has right people now to do jobRon Dennis: I have the firm belief that we have one of the best teams of people that we’ve had for a long time – our engineering group is highly motivated and focused…

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Dec 14

Dennis retains ‘robust’ attitude on McLaren sponsor ‘rate card’

“Do I lose sleep over sponsors? No I don’t. We’re strong, very strong, financially”

2015-10-23_39346 Ron Dennis says he won’t reduce his ‘rate card’ at McLaren to provide prospective sponsors greater team presence than they can offer financially. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 22

Kvyat: I’ve just got to keep doing my job…

“As long as I perform, then I’m not concerned at all”
2015-06-06_1691 Daniil Kvyat remains confident of keeping his seat at Red Bull Racing once the uncertainty over the team’s F1 engine supply is resolved for 2016.

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Oct 01

McLaren-Honda confirms Jenson Button for 2016

McLaren-Honda is happy to confirm that Jenson Button will race for the team in 2016

2015-10-01 - McLaren-Honda confirms Jenson Button for 2016Ron Dennis (Chairman & Chief Executive Officer) said: “Jenson and I have been discussing his plans in private for the past few weeks, and the fact that our talks have led to today’s announcement is very pleasing to both of us and will delight and motivate all at McLaren-Honda. Read the rest of this entry »

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