Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button both retired from the Malaysian GP, but McLaren chairman Ron Dennis says that nevertheless it was a positive weekend for the team and Honda. Prior to stopping the drivers had at least demonstrated that the … Continue reading →
Jenson Button admits McLaren are unlikely to fight for points in the next two races, but he is optimistic about their chances once they hit Europe…
After concluding an intensive hot-weather performance study, with immediate effect McLaren will supply each member of its Formula 1 pit crew with an innovative piece of high-tech apparel. INLINE-MEDIA BIG Every mechanic will be supplied with a novel item of team kit that supplies a constant stream of humidified cooling air to the wearer: a telemetric, fireproof sarong (#McLarenSarong) that will be…
View the Malaysian Grand Prix photo gallery by multi award winning photographer Darren Heath on the Official McLaren Formula 1 website.
After ‘surprisingly good pace’ in Malaysia, Fernando Alonso is left in no doubt that the McLaren-Honda will be enjoying success ‘soon’.
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We look at how the drivers are faring in their intra-team qualifying and race battles in 2015.
The best shots from the 2015 Formula 1 Malaysian Grand Prix on the Official McLaren Formula 1 website.
Fernando Alonso said the pace of his McLaren-Honda Formula 1 car during the Malaysian Grand Prix was “surprisingly good”, as the new package showed promise before engine problems
Jenson Button says McLaren should be encouraged by its race pace compared to the midfield despite a double DNF in Malaysia
Roberto Merhi managed to see the chequered flag for Manor while both Jenson Button and Fernando Alonso retired for McLaren…
Fernando Alonso reckons he and McLaren could have been celebrating points in the Malaysian Grand Prix had technical problems not intervened.
The Malaysia GP brought a double retirement for McLaren-Honda but Jenson Button insists he was happy with the race after getting into the top ten.
Official McLaren-Honda Formula 1 race report from the 2015 Malaysia Grand Prix. Read it here.
McLaren Honda saw its cars disappointingly retire from the Malaysian Grand Prix with power unit issues. The team though saw much better pace, allowing both cars to fight with the Force India cars for position.
Fernando Alonso was left with “mixed feelings” following the Malaysian Grand Prix after he retired from his McLaren-Honda debut on the 21st lap with an ERS cooling problem
McLaren says problems with power unit components were to blame for the retirements of Jenson Button and Fernando Alonso in the Malaysian Grand Prix.
Latest news and talking points:Lewis Hamilton starts from the front after securing his 40th pole of his career.Sebastian Vettel qualifies ahead of Nico Rosberg as Ferrari threaten to challenge Mercedes.Rosberg suffers disappointing Saturday as he loses ground on championship rival Hamilton.Rosberg triggers bizarre press conference spat with Hamilton as he poses as a journalist.17-year-old Max Verstappen equals his father Jos’s best ever qualifying position in sixth.McLaren pair Jenson Button and Fernando Alonso start down in 17th and 18th respectively.
Latest news and talking points:Lewis Hamilton starts from the front after securing his 40th pole of his career.Sebastian Vettel qualifies ahead of Nico Rosberg as Ferrari threaten to challenge Mercedes.Rosberg suffers disappointing Saturday as he loses ground on championship rival Hamilton.Rosberg triggers bizarre press conference spat with Hamilton as he poses as a journalist.17-year-old Max Verstappen equals his father Jos’s best ever qualifying position in sixth.McLaren pair Jenson Button and Fernando Alonso start down in 17th and 18th respectively.
Latest news and talking points:Lewis Hamilton starts from the front after securing his 40th pole of his career.Sebastian Vettel qualifies ahead of Nico Rosberg as Ferrari threaten to challenge Mercedes.Rosberg suffers disappointing Saturday as he loses ground on championship rival Hamilton.Rosberg triggers bizarre press conference spat with Hamilton as he poses as a journalist.17-year-old Max Verstappen equals his father Jos’s best ever qualifying position in sixth.McLaren pair Jenson Button and Fernando Alonso start down in 17th and 18th respectively.
Latest news and talking points:Lewis Hamilton starts from the front after securing his 40th pole of his career.Sebastian Vettel qualifies ahead of Nico Rosberg as Ferrari threaten to challenge Mercedes.Rosberg suffers disappointing Saturday as he loses ground on championship rival Hamilton.Rosberg triggers bizarre press conference spat with Hamilton as he poses as a journalist.17-year-old Max Verstappen equals his father Jos’s best ever qualifying position in sixth.McLaren pair Jenson Button and Fernando Alonso start down in 17th and 18th respectively.
Jenson Button is confident his McLaren-Honda has more downforce than the cars in front of him on the grid in Malaysia and is hoping to exploit it at future races when the Honda power unit is closer to its full potential
Fernando Alonso insists he has no regrets about leaving Ferrari, despite Sebastian Vettel’s second place on the Malaysian GP grid emphasising the Italian team’s improved form. The Spaniard made some interesting observations about the risks McLaren and Honda have to … Continue reading →
Mercedes driver demands answers amid conflicting accounts of McLaren driver’s accident ahead of Malaysian Grand Prix
McLaren is pushing on with aerodynamic development while Honda focuses on getting its power unit up to speed. The most notable update seen on the MP4-30 chassis at Malaysia is the addition of an S-duct in the nose cone, undoubtedly pushed by Petr Prodromou who worked on the feature with Red Bull in recent years. Similar to the inlet on the Red Bull RB11, air is caught via a wide channel underneath the entire span of the nose cone, with the outer extremities however feeding channels to provide cockpit cooling rather than the S-duct.
Lee McKenzie hosts Inside F1 following qualifying for the Malaysian Grand Prix in the company of Eddie Jordan and Allan McNish.
Honda admits it is only half way up a “high mountain” with its new power unit after McLaren qualified on the second to last row at the Malaysian Grand Prix
Fernando Alonso says McLaren’s form in Malaysia is "better than he anticipated", but adds they are still under-performing…
Fernando Alonso has insisted that results at the start of the new F1 season have justified his decision to leave Ferrari for McLaren.
Fernando Alonso has faith that McLaren will not be qualifying at the back of the grid for much longer, despite more frustration at the Malaysian Grand Prix.
The official McLaren-Honda FP3 and Qualifying Report from the 2015 Formula 1 Malaysia Grand Prix.
Fernando Alonso is confident McLaren will not be getting knocked out of Q1 for long this season despite his first qualifying session with McLaren leaving him 18th on the grid at the Malaysian Grand Prix
McLaren’s current form was benchmarked again in Malaysia as Jenson Button and Fernando Alonso qualified 17th and 18th. However Button was adamant that the team is making progress and that the gap to the opposition is closing.
Jenson Button tells BBC Sport’s David Coulthard at the Malaysian Grand Prix that there is “good progress being made” to improve performance at McLaren-Honda.
Jenson Button tells BBC Sport’s David Coulthard at the Malaysian Grand Prix that there is “good progress being made” to improve performance at McLaren-Honda.
Nico Rosberg was fastest in the third and final practice session for the Malaysia GP as Mercedes beat Ferrari by over half a second.
Nico Rosberg was fastest in the third and final practice session for the Malaysia GP as Mercedes beat Ferrari by over half a second.
David Coulthard: Either Fernando Alonso is telling the truth and McLaren are wrong, or he has lost his marbles completely
Jenson Button was in an optimistic mood after Friday practice in Malaysia after seeing McLaren make a step forward from its dismal Australian Grand Prix pace
Jenson Button says McLaren and Honda is beginning to maximise the potential of the power unit following a day of improved speed and reliability
Force India struggled to find the pace needed to challenge in FP2 at Sepang while McLaren and Manor finished at the bottom of the timesheets…
Fernando Alonso had a solid first day back in the McLaren Honda today in Malaysia as he logged 45 relatively troublefree laps. He finished FP2 in 16th, a place ahead team mate Jenson Button, and the only drivers who were … Continue reading →
The official McLaren Formula 1 Free Practice Report from the 2015 Malaysian Grand Prix.
Despite remaining almost three seconds off the pace, McLaren are optimistic they are closing in on the midfield pack after a small but significant improvement in Friday practice at Sepang.
Fernando Alonso believes McLaren-Honda cut the gap to the front in qualifying to around three seconds, marking a 1.5secs improvement over round one
Fernando Alonso said the McLaren felt much better than he expected during his first run in the MP4-30 since pre-season testing
Fernando Alonso believes McLaren has made ‘big’ progress with its Formula 1 car after he returned to the cockpit in Malaysia on Friday
Lewis Hamilton set the pace in Friday practice at the Malaysia GP despite a truncated day’s running for the world champion at Sepang.
• ‘It’s clear there was a problem in the car,’ says Spaniard• Team claim gust of wind could have led to accident• Alonso blames crash on car• Special sensor …