McLaren's Fernando Alonso made it through to Q2 for the first time this season, making him feel optimistic about the team's progress. On the other side of the garage things were less positive as Button hit more trouble and will be last on the Bahrain GP starting grid.
"We don't have any 'magic bullets' here, but we have some little tweaks" Bahrain International Circuit, Friday April 17 JENSON BUTTON, MP4-30-01 FP1 - 2 laps 20th FP2 1m39.209s (+4.562s) 15 laps 19th “I guess it wasn’t…
Fernando Alonso insists that a lack of power is not masking any unexpected deficiencies in the McLaren chassis – in other words he expects its handling to remain consistent as the engine performance is ramped up in the coming weeks. … Continue reading →
Fernando Alonso says that McLaren’s double finish in China was a big step forward for the team – and he expects more progress this weekend as more is learned about the package. Alonso, who finished the Shanghai race in 12th … Continue reading →
McLaren boss Eric Boullier says that the double finish for Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button in China was a boost for both the team and order It was also positive to see that the drivers could at least fight with … Continue reading →