McLaren has confirmed it will not be running a FRIC suspension system at this weekend’s German Grand Prix following a directive from the FIA
McLaren racing director Eric Boullier says the team’s experience has come to the fore in recent races following a strong result at Silverstone
McLaren says there is no quick fix for its lack of pace this year but it is still working hard on its 2014 car in order to learn lessons for 2015.
McLaren has become the first Formula 1 team to confirm intentions to remove its FRIC suspension system for the German Grand Prix
Kevin Magnussen is hopeful that the Hockenheim circuit will suit McLaren at this weekend’s German Grand Prix
The German Grand Prix is one of the most iconic races in Formula 1. It was first included on the world championship calendar in 1951, when it was held at the infamous Nurburgring Nordschleife, and hosted its first race at Hockenheim in 1970. When Niki Lauda’s fiery crash ended the Nordschleife’s reign, Hockenheim became the race’s permanent home in 1977
McLaren was involved in initial plans to introduce standing restarts after safety cars next year
McLaren insists it is not concerned about the absence of a title sponsor on its cars this year
Charlie Whiting verrät, dass die Idee des stehenden Restarts bei einem Gespräch mit Verantwortlichen von McLaren entstand. Bedenken weist er zurück.
Jenson Button says he knows from his time alongside Lewis Hamilton at McLaren that his fellow Englishman will be unstoppable in his quest for a second world title if “his head is in the right place” for the rest of the season
Nyck de Vries (Koiranen GP) has become the first driver to win two races in the Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 this season. On this Saturday and on a wet track surface, the Dutchman and member of the McLaren Young Driver Development Programme got the better of pole winner, Alexander Albon (KTR) to triumph at the Nürburgring. In finishing third, Jack Aitken (Fortec Motorsports) claimed his maiden podium result in the category
As you will doubtless have noticed, Silverstone hosted a two-day Formula 1 test earlier this week, which in McLaren’s case showcased the considerable talents of not only Kevin Magnussen (on Wednesday) but also Stoffel Vandoorne (on Tuesday), whom I am led to understand is rated extremely highly by the Woking powers-that-be. It was wonderful – and illuminating – to be able to watch Stoffel wrestlin…
Kevin Magnussen reckons the pressure being applied to McLaren to raise its game by Group CEO Ron Dennis is healthy for the Formula 1 team.
FIA race director Charlie Whiting says the idea to introduce standing restarts following safety car periods came from himself and McLaren
McLaren racing director Eric Boullier believes the FIA’s potential in-season ban on a clever suspension device will impact on some teams more than others.
Eric Boullier says the recent upswing in performance of the MP4-29 has convinced McLaren to continue along its current route of development
McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier has admitted that the recent move by the FIA to ban FRIC systems in Formula One have caught the teams by surprise.
Date Wednesday July 9 2014 Driver Kevin Magnussen Location Silverstone Circuit (5.891km) Laps/km  91/536 Best laptime  1m35.593s Programme Following yesterday’s successful opening day of testing with Stoffel Vandoorne, McLaren race driver Kevin Magnussen took the wheel today for the second, and final, day of post-race testing at Silverstone. The morning’s programme kicked off with some aerodynamic…
Eric Boullier admits the FIA’s directive on FRIC suspension systems “came as a surprise”, but don’t think it will have much of an impact on McLaren…
Eric Boullier admits the FIA’s directive on FRIC suspension systems “came as a surprise”, but don’t think it will have much of an impact on McLaren…
McLaren have assured their fans that there are no concerns over their financial future with the team set to have its biggest budget in 2015…
McLaren racing director Eric Boullier admits it has been surprised by a technical directive from the FIA that interconnected suspension systems could be banned
Eric Boullier has drawn a line in the sand under the recent media reaction to comments made by Ron Dennis about Jenson Button, saying they came from the atmosphere of “positive pressure” at McLaren
McLaren’s recent performance upswing has persuaded the team to continue their current development of the MP4-29, according to racing director Eric Boullier. Back in May, Boullier suggested that the team might turn their attention to more radical concepts if progress had not been made by the British round, but after a strong performance at Silverstone he feels such an approach is no longer necessary
McLaren racing director Eric Boullier has revealed that his team was surprised by the FIA’s attempt to outlaw interconnected Formula 1 suspension systems.
McLaren handed 22-year-old test and reserve driver Stoffel Vandoorne his first run in an F1 car at the post-race test in Spain back in May. Several months later the Belgian got the chance to climb back into the MP4-29 at Silverstone. Afterwards he spoke to reporters about how it felt
Date Tuesday July 8 2014 Driver Stoffel Vandoorne Location Silverstone Circuit (5.891km) Laps/km 71/418 Best laptime 1m36.462s  Programme After a day’s break, and following on from Sunday’s Santander British Grand Prix, the McLaren team resumed running at Silverstone this morning, completing the first of a two-day test on the grand prix circuit. It is the third in-season test of the year, followin…
McLaren are to operate in 2015 with the biggest budget in the team’s history as look to chase the likes of Mercedes, Red Bull and Williams.
McLaren says just missing a British Grand Prix podium was still not good enough, as it faces up to the reality of its Formula 1 performance deficit
Jenson Button is not worried about his Formula 1 future despite recent critical comments from McLaren boss Ron Dennis.
Jenson Button has no doubt McLaren boss Ron Dennis is on his side despite remarks that caused a furore over the British Grand Prix weekend.
View theSantander British Grand Prix photo gallery by multi award winning photographer Darren Heath on the Official McLaren Mercedes website.
Jenson Button has once again played down Ron Dennis’ comments that he must “try harder”, saying everyone at McLaren needs to improve…
The best images from the 2014 Formula 1 Santander British Grand Prix on the Official McLaren Mercedes website. View the gallery here.
Jenson Button reckons McLaren are now on “the right track” after his fighting fourth place in the British Grand Prix at Silverstone.
McLaren have refuted claims that Jenson Button won’t be offered a new contract for next season…
McLaren man Kevin Magnussen says he would like to have done a bit better than seventh in the 2014 F1 British GP
Jenson Button is happy with McLaren’s improved performance at the British Grand Prix but regrets missing a podium place.
McLaren's Jenson Button finished 4th in today's British Grand Prix, the closest he came yet to securing a podium in his home race. Team mate Kevin Magnussen finished 7th, making it a double points finish for the team.
McLaren Mercedes official race report from the 2014 Formula 1 Santander British Grand Prix, including quotes from Jenson Button, Kevin Magnussen and Eric Boullier . Read it here.
Daniel Ricciardo believes McLaren Formula 1 rival Jenson Button would have beaten him to the final British Grand Prix podium place had the race been a lap longer
Jenson Button says his fourth place at the British Grand Prix is a “step forward” for his McLaren team, but he admits frustration at not making the podium.
Lewis Hamilton closed to within four points of Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg at the top of the drivers’ standings after claiming his second career victory on home soil in Britain on Sunday. Rosberg led for much of the action-packed race before retiring with gearbox problems, allowing the hard-charging Williams of Valtteri Bottas to move up to second and Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo to claim third ahead of McLaren’s Jenson Button
Lewis Hamilton secured his fifth win of this season, beating Valtteri Bottas to the chequered flag in Britain. Dan Ricciardo was third…
The third and final in-season test of 2014 takes place at Silverstone on Tuesday and Wednesday, with all 11 teams taking part in the running.
Longtime McLaren sponsor Hugo Boss is to jump ship and join Mercedes GP next season. Boss has been with McLaren since the early days of Ron Dennis’s involvement with McLaren, and while it has not been a major sponsor it … Continue reading →
The official McLaren Mercedes FP3 and Qualifying Report from the 2014 Formula 1 Santander British Grand Prix.
McLaren driver Jenson Button says he is “really happy” after qualifying third at Silverstone, in what he describes as a “positive weekend” for the team.