McLaren sporting director Sam Michael is to leave, but the team deny the technical director and chief operating officer will also depart.
McLaren has confirmed that sporting director Sam Michael is to leave the team at the end of the season and return with his family to his native Australia. Michael tendered his resignation back in March, and a team source says … Continue reading →
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McLaren F1 pilot Jenson Button lists the components necessary to be a Champion of the Road.
McLaren chief Ron Dennis believes customer teams will never be able to win a Formula 1 championship under the current engine regulations
Is it really 30 years since Niki Lauda, Alain Prost and the McLaren-TAG MP4/2 steamrollered all opposition to clean up both the 1984 drivers’ and constructors’ championships? A quick check of my calendar suggests that, indeed, October 21 1984 was the date when McLaren, under the auspices of Ron Dennis, truly came of age. To my mind, there’s something special, pivotal, about that ’84 season.
Despite only three races remaining, McLaren will introduce a “major upgrade” before the end of this season as it will carry over to next year…
Jenson Button’s manager has hinted that the 2009 world champion is ready to turn his back on Formula One. McLaren are openly pursuing a reunion with Fernando Alonso.
Jenson Button is in talks with Porsche to follow Mark Webber to the sportscar team next season, if the door closes at McLaren for the 2009 world champion with the arrival of Fernando Alonso. The problem is one of timing. McLaren is working on getting the signature of Alonso on a contract, although sources in […]
At the start of the year, we dropped in on the McLaren pit garage in Bahrain to eavesdrop on proceedings during half an hour in the life of a Formula 1 test. This time, we’re back to chronicle perhaps the most fraught and frantic 30 minutes in grand prix racing – the half-hour that leads up to the start of the race.  It’s a well-practiced, procedure-driven series of events – all driven by the team…
David Coulthard says Fernando Alonso may have lost some leverage in negotiations with McLaren, adding that Merc in 2016 doesn’t look likely…
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Kimi Raikkonen turns 35 today and Scuderia Ferrari celebrates the event with a video featuring some highlights from his career to date with Ferrari. So far, Kimi has taken part in 68 Grands Prix with the Scuderia, winning nine of them. However, the true highlight was winning the World Championship title in 2007, when victory in the final race of the season in Interlagos saw him overhaul the McLaren duo of Fernando Alonso and Lewis Hamilton in the points table.
McLaren racing director says the 2015 driver line-up “needs to be boosting the team’s morale” but wants long-term stability
McLaren will introduce a ‘major upgrade’ package before the end of 2014 in a bid to capitalise on their current resurgence and aid their preparations for next year’s Formula One world championship. The team introduced a similarly significant set of updates in Singapore and have duly moved up the competitive order
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Former champion wants to move to a winning team Spaniard is expected to return to McLarenFernando Alonso is leaving Ferrari at the end of the …
The Spaniard is deciding between joining McLaren or taking a year off and is set to be replaced at Ferrari by four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel
McLaren racing director Eric Boullier says he hopes to be able to make an announcement over who the team’s 2015 drivers will be before the last race of the season
Eric Boullier has defended McLaren’s delay in deciding on their driver line-up for 2015, insisting they have to make the right call for the long-term success of the team.
McLaren remain undecided about their 2015 driver line-up but Eric Boullier says they want a “mix of experience and eagerness”…
Lee McKenzie visits McLaren’s Kevin Magnussen in his homeland Denmark where he is fast becoming his country’s most famous sports star.
One thing is certain about McLaren’s 2015 car: it will be powered by Honda. As to who will drive it, that’s another story.
One thing is certain about McLaren’s 2015 car: it will be powered by Honda. As to who will drive it, that’s another story. Despite some strong performances from the team’s current duo – Kevin Magnussen and Jenson Button – neither driver has been confirmed for next season.
McLaren boss Eric Boullier says Jenson Button is not driving for his place despite uncertainty over the 2015 line-up.
Racing director Eric Boullier admits he is starting to believe McLaren can beat Ferrari to fourth in the constructors championship, but says it isn t an explicit target for the team
Racing director Eric Boullier admits he is starting to believe McLaren can beat Ferrari to fourth in the constructors’ championship, but says it isn’t an explicit target for the team
McLaren racing director Eric Boullier says the team can understand if Jenson Button is unhappy with having to face doubts over his Formula 1 future
McLaren boss Eric Boullier says that the team is still on course to announce its drivers for 2015 before the end of this season. Meanwhile Jenson Button and Kevin Magnussen remain in limbo until that decision is confirmed. “I hope … Continue reading →
McLaren racing director Eric Boullier says his team is still hoping to make a driver announcement before the end of the season, but is currently in the process of weighing up its options
Jenson Button insists he is “not worried or scared” about his future as the wait over McLaren’s 2015 driver line-up continues…
View the Russian Grand Prix photo gallery by multi award winning photographer Darren Heath on the Official McLaren Formula 1 website.
Fernando Alonso is trying to decide between signing for McLaren or taking a year out and joining Mercedes, writes Andrew Benson.
Fernando Alonso is trying to decide between signing for McLaren or taking a year out and joining Mercedes, writes Andrew Benson.
The 2009 world champion has waiting all season to learn whether he will be driving for the Woking-based team next year
McLaren driver Jenson Button confirms he “would love to go racing” next season “in a competitive car in Formula 1″.
Fernando Alonso has dropped his most tantalising hint yet that he could be poised for a switch to McLaren-Honda by revealing he “doesn’t think” his 2015 car will powered by a Mercedes engine.
A selection of images from the 2014 Formula 1 Russian Grand Prix. View the gallery here.
Nico Rosberg staged a remarkable recovery drive to finish second in Sochi on Sunday, but was left lamenting the opening-lap error which forced him into the pits and helped Mercedes team mate and race winner Lewis Hamilton open up a 17-point championship lead. Williams’ Valtteri Bottas was the only driver able to threaten the Silver Arrows, while a resurgent McLaren claimed their best team result since the 2014 season-opener in Australia
Jenson Button says he felt he got the “maximum out of his McLaren” en-route to fourth place in the inaugural Russian Grand Prix.
Jenson Button believes it is not completely out of the question that improving McLaren could yet overhaul old rivals Ferrari in the Constructors’ Championship.
Jenson Button thinks McLaren extracted all it could from its two cars after he finished fourth at the inaugural Russian Grand Prix
A perfectly executed drive from Jenson Button to fourth place, backed up by a combative run from Kevin Magnussen to fifth place, netted a valuable 22 World Championship points that moved McLaren back up to fifth place in the Constructors’ World Championship.
Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso signals his frustration after a difficult weekend in Russia, the Spaniard finishing behind the McLarens in sixth.
Read the team reaction to the 2014 Russian Grand Prix in the official McLaren Formula 1 Race Report. Click to view.
Fernando Alonso said the resurgent McLaren Formula 1 team was out of Ferrari’s reach during the Russian Grand Prix
Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton extended his lead in the drivers’ championship to 17 points as he enjoyed a comfortable victory at the inaugural Russian Grand Prix in Sochi ahead of team-mate Nico Rosberg.
Having secured his best result since Australia, Kevin Magnussen says McLaren need to understand why they had good pace at Sochi…
Lewis Hamilton claimed victory in the inaugural Russian Grand Prix on Sunday, while Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg charged back after an early error to finish second – securing an historic first constructors’ crown for the Silver Arrows. Williams’ Valtteri Bottas rounded out the podium trio, while McLaren duo Jenson Button and Kevin Magnussen were fourth and fifth
Lewis Hamilton clinched his ninth win of this season ahead of Nico Rosberg while Valtteri Bottas completed the podium at the Russian GP…