Both McLaren and Sauber have announced in recent weeks that their 2015 chassis have passed mandatory FIA crash tests
On the surface, this year’s MP4-29 chassis was a logical evolution of last year’s car. However, the new-for-2014 powertrain regulations – which saw the end of the 2.4-litre, naturally aspirated V8 era, which began in 2006, and the introduction of all-new 1.6-litre turbo V6 with sophisticated energy recovery systems – meant a thorough overhaul of the design. Valuable lessons learned during ’13 were…
Why should we leave it to the summer to host all the best sporting contests? If the Olympics and the World Cup have become synonymous with sunny celebrations in the outdoors, we at McLaren wanted to create a sporting event that could be enjoyed indoors, on your computer, probably while nursing a warm cup of tea and recovering from a heavy winter cold. In that spirit, we present #McLarenBattles – a…
McLaren team boss Ron Dennis has called on Formula One to look after its small teams but not by making ‘knee-jerk’ changes to the regulations
McLaren racing director Eric Boullier says resolving Formula 1′s cost crisis will be tough because fixing one area can have knock-on effects, as teams begin a crunch meeting
Fernando Alonso insists he is prepared to bide his time at McLaren in order to win titles with the Woking squad…
McLaren boss Ron Dennis believes he is not setting his team up for a fall by targeting F1 domination with new engine supplier Honda
Fernando Alonso says he is happy to go “through a period of learning” when he starts driving for his new McLaren-Honda team.
Ron Dennis believes McLaren’s partnership with Honda will allow the team to promote its young drivers in to F1 race seats in coming seasons
McLaren are confident they understand the problems with their new Honda engine which bedevilled its first public outing after implementing an emergency “recovery plan”.
Wins and podiums may have eluded him in 2014, but Nico Hulkenberg played a starring role over the season as his remarkable pace and consistency helped Force India carry the fight to McLaren in the constructors’ championship. In an exclusive interview with, Hulkenberg reflects on the highs and lows of the past year, and discusses the targets, advantages and potential threats for 2015
New Ferrari team principal Maurizio Arrivabene has announced a shake-up of the Italian squad’s management, designed to provide ‘a flat structure and clear assignment of responsibilities’. The changes include the departure of engineering director Pat Fry and chief designer Nikolas Tombazis. Fry joined Ferrari from McLaren in mid-2010
Quatrième de la Formula Renault 2.0 ALPS, George Russell est devenu le plus jeune pilote à recevoir, à 16 ans, le McLaren Autosport BRDC, l’une des récompenses les plus prestigieuses décernées aux talents britanniques en devenir. Winner of the last Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 race, Russell defeats Alexander Albon, Ben Barnicoat and Seb Morris who drove Formula Renault 2.0 single-seater this year.
Kevin Magnussen admits it has been difficult to take being dropped by McLaren after one year of racing for the team
Having been dropped by Sauber Esteban Gutierrez has joined Ferrari as its new test and reserve driver. He this follows in the footsteps of countryman Sergio Perez, who was part of the Ferrari Driver Academy before his move to McLaren. … Continue reading →
McLaren Group chairman and CEO Ron Dennis insists there will be no recurrence of the acrimony and tension that drove a wedge between Fernando Alonso and the team in 2007. With Alonso returning to McLaren seven years after that split, Dennis admitted questions over team harmony were inevitable
Subtleties are often missed in Formula 1 reporting. Yes, it is true to say that Ron Dennis has agreed to buy a majority shareholding in the McLaren Group (which does not include the road car company) but this does not mean that Dennis has bought the shares.
Ron Dennis is set to become the majority shareholder of the McLaren Group once again after his fellow shareholders agreed to sell a big stake to him…
Ron Dennis is looking to follow up his return as CEO of the McLaren F1 team by mounting a bid to become the majority shareholder of the Woking operation.
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On the 11th December 2014, McLaren-Honda, Jenson Button and Fernando Alonso were united at the McLaren Technology Centre for the first time. We invite you join us behind the doors of the MTC, as our new era in Formula 1 begins.
The good news continues to roll in for McLaren with the team announcing that its new challenger has passed the mandatory FIA crash tests…
McLaren has confirmed that its 2015 F1 car has passed the mandatory crash tests required by the FIA
Eric Boullier expects McLaren will face a challenge managing the expectations of new signing Fernando Alonso – albeit a positive one
Fernando Alonso is known to be one of the most demanding drivers and Eric Boullier believes that is exactly the type of challenge McLaren needs…
Fernando Alonso is known to be one of the most demanding drivers and Eric Boullier believes that is exactly the type of challenge McLaren needs…
Kevin Magnussen won’t be on the grid next year, but the Dane and McLaren’s team bosses are confident he will bounce back…
Kevin Magnussen won’t be on the grid next year, but the Dane and McLaren’s team bosses are confident he will bounce back…
Bahrain’s sovereign wealth fund Mumtalakat has agreed to sell some of its stake in McLaren to the Formula One team’s overall head Ron Dennis, who is set to become the majority shareholder.
McLaren has become the first Formula 1 team to announce that its 2015 car has passed all the FIA’s mandatory crash tests
Ron Dennis agrees with his fellow shareholders a price at which he can take a majority shareholding of the McLaren Group.
Ron Dennis is planning to acquire a majority shareholding in McLaren by buying back some of the stake held by his fellow shareholders
McLaren racing director Eric Boullier reckons his Formula 1 team will face a challenge in managing new signing Fernando Alonso’s expectations
Ron Dennis is planning to increase his shareholding in the McLaren Group so that he will have a majority stake. Dennis currently owns 25% of the company, with 25% in the hands of TAG and the remaining 50% owned by … Continue reading →
Given his previous tenure at the team, many believed Fernando Alonso would never race for McLaren again. That all changed this week however, when the Spaniard agreed a move back to the Honda-powered team. As the parties prepare to reunite, we take a look back over Alonso’s first spell with the former world champions
McLaren racing director Eric Boullier says his Formula 1 team has implemented a recovery plan to fix the issues it suffered with its new Honda engine in post-season testing
In pics: After McLaren confirmed Fernando Alonso’s bumper £25 million contract, we take a look at how his earnings compare with other stars
Ron Dennis has tipped Kevin Magnussen to emulate world champions Fernando Alonso and Mika Hakkinen when he races in F1 again in the future
McLaren made Jenson Button sweat quite a bit over the past few months, but the 2009 World Champ is just happy that the team decided to retain him…
McLaren racing director Eric Boullier believes Kevin Magnussen will be well-placed to get an F1 drive with another team in 2016
McLaren announce their new driver line-up for 2015 at their Woking factory on Thursday. Fernando Alonso joins from Ferrari while 2014 race driver Jenson Button is retained in that role. Kevin …
Fernando Alonso says McLaren Honda has to be realistic about its chances next year and that scoring podiums would be a reasonable goal
Fernando Alonso says McLaren Honda has to be realistic about its chances next year and that scoring podiums would be a reasonable goal
Jenson Button has revealed that his new deal with McLaren is for more than one year and that a multi-year agreement was “a must” for both him and the team
Ron Dennis has revealed that his tete-a-tete with Jenson Button after the Abu Dhabi GP was a central tenant to his decision to offer the former world champion an unexpected reprieve.
Fernando Alonso says his “first and main priority” for returning to McLaren is so that he can “finish this thing I started in 2007″…
Fernando Alonso faces the press at McLaren headquarters in Woking after his return to the team alongside Jenson Button is confirmed
McLaren chiefs Eric Boullier and Ron Dennis are adamant that Kevin Magnussen Formula 1 career has only been “paused” and the young Dane will ultimately return to the grid.
McLaren announced this week that they will usher in the start of their 2015 Honda partnership with a new driver line-up featuring two former champions – Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button. They, along with McLaren Group chairman and CEO Ron Dennis, discuss the challenge that awaits them next season
Ron Dennis has taken a swipe at Lewis Hamilton over Fernando Alonso’s falling out with McLaren in 2007…