McLaren’s Kevin Magnussen has been handed a 20-second post-race time penalty by the stewards in Belgium for forcing Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso off the road during the closing stages of Sunday’s Grand Prix at Spa-Francorchamps. The incident occurred on the penultimate lap of the 44-lap contest as Magnussen, trying to defend fifth place from Alonso on the approach to Les Combes, edged the Spaniard onto the grass
Kevin Magnussen held off McLaren team-mate Jenson Button while Sergio Perez and Daniil Kvyat were also in the points at Spa…
McLaren driver Jenson Button swaps four wheels for two as he is joined on a ride of the legendary Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Belgium by BBC Sport’s David Coulthard.
The members of the F1 paddock who take part in the “Run that Track” initiative, whereby hundreds run a lap of each track on the calendar, have broken through the $1 million barrier for money raised. The challenge, which was started four years ago by McLaren engineer Simon Morillas, sees drivers, trainers, mechanics, engineers, media […]
In treacherously difficult conditions at the famously daunting Spa-Francorchamps circuit, McLaren's Kevin Magnussen and Jenson Button drove carefully but forcefully to record qualifying lap-times that earned them grid slots for tomorrow’s Belgian Grand Prix of P7 and P10 respectively.
JONATHAN MCEVOY: Max Verstappen is set to become the youngest driver in the history of Formula One at 17 years old. But the prodigy may find it too much, too soon.
The official McLaren Formula 1 FP3 and Qualifying Report from the 2014 Formula 1 Belgian Grand Prix.
Given his pace over the weekend, McLaren’s Jenson Button might feel a little disappointed to be lining up only tenth on the grid in Belgium. But as the 2009 world champion explained to reporters on Saturday evening, if the weather stays dry on race day, he has every chance of moving up the order
JONATHAN MCEVOY: 17-year-old Max Verstappen is set to become the youngest driver in the history of Formula One. But the prodigy may find it too much, too soon.
The varied topography of Spa-Francorchamps has barely changed over the past 40 years, and, as such, it’s a track that has long sent out a singular warning: handle me with care – or I bite! By general consensus, Spa has become renowned as the sort of place that’s more suited to drivers with hair on their chests than those rather more analytical operators who coolly weigh up the obvious risks before…
JONATHAN MCEVOY IN SPA: Lewis Hamilton came to the oil-and-rags track at Spa-Francorchamps via the glitziest address in Washington DC.
Read the team reaction from the 2014 Belgian Grand Prix Free Practice on the Official McLaren Formula 1 website.
Lewis Hamilton took command of the second practice session in Belgium, finishing more than half a second clear of Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg and the rest of the field on Friday afternoon. Fernando Alonso underlined Ferrari’s impressive start by claiming third ahead of Williams’ Felipe Massa and McLaren’s Jenson Button, while two red flags interrupted proceedings at Spa
Lewis Hamilton topped the timesheets in Friday’s practice in Belgium, edging ahead of Nico Rosberg and Fernando Alonso…
Nico Rosberg narrowly edged out Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton and Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso to set the pace as Formula One racing returned from its summer break at Spa-Francorchamps on Friday morning. McLaren duo Jenson Button and Kevin Magnussen finished fourth and seventh respectively, sandwiching Kimi Raikkonen in the second Ferrari and Force India’s Sergio Perez
Britain’s most successful team have endured a disappointing run and are now battling over fifth place with Force India – who have less than a third of their budget
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Although Kevin Magnussen concedes McLaren are not where they want to be, the Danish driver is convinced they are moving in the right direction…
McLaren needs to continuing pushing development of the MP4-29 over the remaining eight grands prix of 2014, insists F1 rookie Kevin Magnussen.
Kevin Magnussen believes McLaren are a long way from a return to their glory days, although is convinced they are at least on the right track.
Racing director Eric Boullier admits that neither Spa nor Monza will give McLaren an accurate read on development parts being brought for the second half of F1 2014.
Racing director Eric Boullier admits that neither Spa nor Monza will give McLaren an accurate read on development parts being brought for the second half of F1 2014.
The McLaren driver is eager to get back on the track after the long summer break and admits there is no better place for the championship to resume
In our series exploring the history of Grands Prix through selected iconic images, we turn our attention to Belgium and one of the most celebrated races on the calendar. This look back through the archives takes in the first victory for the McLaren marque, Michael Schumacher’s awesome debut, a surprise win for Jordan, arguably the greatest overtake in history, and more
So… the summer shutdown is over, and the teams’ relaxed and tanned drivers, engineers and mechanics are on their way to Spa, for this weekend’s Belgian Grand Prix. I won the Belgian Grand Prix twice – in 1972 for Lotus and in 1974 for McLaren – but both races took place at the flat and featureless Nivelles circuit. I never raced in a Belgian Grand Prix at Spa, in fact, much to my regret, because m…
Refreshed and revitalised after their summer break, the members of the F1 paddock are raring to go racing once more as they journey to the classic Spa-Francorchamps circuit for this weekend’s 2014 Formula 1 Shell Belgian Grand Prix. Those involved discuss their prospects
McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier sees no reason why the team can’t be optimistic about their chances at Spa after putting in the hard yards…
Eric Boullier says Jenson Button and Kevin Magnussen deserve full credit for getting the most out of McLaren’s MP4-29 this season despite its limited competitiveness
McLaren know they need to step it up in the second half of the season and they are determined to start on a positive note at Spa…
Refreshed and revitalised after their summer break, the members of the F1 paddock are raring to go racing once more as they journey to the classic Spa-Francorchamps circuit for this weekend’s 2014 Formula 1 Shell Belgian Grand Prix. Those involved discuss their prospects
Eric Boullier says Jenson Button and Kevin Magnussen deserve full credit for getting the most out of McLaren’s MP4-29 this season despite its limited competitiveness
Get set for the 2014 Belgian Grand Prix with the official McLaren Formula 1 Race Preview. Read it here.
Refreshed and revitalised after their summer break, the members of the F1 paddock are raring to go racing once more as they journey to the classic Spa-Francorchamps circuit for next weekend’s 2014 Formula 1 Shell Belgian Grand Prix. Those involved discuss their prospects
Mighty oaks from little acorns grow, goes the saying. When it comes to the development of McLaren, that’s certainly true. In 51 years, the company has grown from the germ of an idea in the head of an idealistic young New Zealander into an international high-technology entity whose racing credentials are known the world over.
It’s the F1 summer shutdown, and while the lights may be out in the race bays, we’re still firing on all cylinders on social media. Here’s a wrap-up of what’s been going on elsewhere on the web for McLaren. Know your noses We’ve been making F1 cars for 50 years and they’ve changed a fair bit over the last half century
Eric Boullier says he is prepared to “bruise some egos” as he continues his work to return McLaren to the front of the Formula 1 grid.
Speculation continues to swirl that the 2009 World champion could be out of a job next year as he has yet to re-sign with McLaren
Kevin Magnussen believes he has grown as a driver since the beginning of the year but knows there is plenty still to learn in his rookie year and beyond
Jenson Button feels there is “no reason” to change his focus from Formula 1 to another racing series as he chases another season with McLaren…
Competition, signed cap, Kevin Magnussen
Sergio Perez says the level of engineering at Force India is equal to his previous Formula 1 team McLaren
Formula 1 is “shooting itself in the foot” by focusing on its negative aspects and not promoting its virtues to win new fans, according to McLaren racing director Eric Boullier
Jenson Button insists he is not even contemplating life after Formula One despite uncertainty around his future at McLaren as he intends to keep racing in the championship for years to come
McLaren-Pilot Jenson Button steht für den Moment noch immer ohne Cockpit für 2015 da. Ein Engagement außerhalb der Formel 1 kommt jedoch keinesfalls in Frage.
Jenson Button says he has no interest in racing in any other categories outside Formula 1, despite his ongoing contractual stalemate with McLaren
If you went to the British Grand Prix, you couldn’t have avoided the sheer amount of pink on display throughout the whole weekend. Jenson Button’s #PinkForPapa campaign encouraged fans and spectators to wear pink for his home grand prix in memory of his late father, John.  To support the initiative, Team McLaren worked with Jenson to create a special pink T-shirt for fans, and announced that all p…
Eric Boullier believes McLaren can learn a lot for next season by using this year’s car on a “laboratory” on wheels…