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McLaren almost on schedule for 2018 after late engine switch - Eric Boullier

McLaren are almost back on schedule for the upcoming season following a late decision to switch from Honda to Renault power for 2018 according to race director Eric Boullier. With Honda unable to deliver...

Read 7 hours ago, Grand Prix Times, McLaren

Hamilton wary of McLaren threat in 2018

Lewis Hamilton believes McLaren could become championship contenders as a result of its switch to Renault power units in 2018. McLaren opted to end its Honda contract after three seasons of struggle, initially...

Read 10 hours ago, RACER, McLaren

McLaren has ‘almost recovered’ time lost in late switch to Renault | F1 Fanatic Round-up

In the round-up: McLaren has 'almost recovered' time lost in late switch to Renault • All drivers join GPDA amid concern over F1's "key values" • Jorda appointment criticised

Read 1 day ago, F1 Fanatic, McLaren, Renault

McLaren feared staff exodus amid Honda struggles

McLaren feared staff exodus amid Honda struggles

Honda had revamped its engine design over the winter, but a problem with the oil system in testing was just the first of a series of issues that led to repeated breakdowns.It was at that point racing director...

Read 1 day ago, Motorsport.com, McLaren

McLaren Formula 1 team feared Honda would cause a staff exodus

Eric Boullier admits he was concerned staff would leave McLaren when it became clear in pre-season Formula 1 testing that Honda would struggle for third successive year

Read 1 day ago, Autosport, McLaren

Lewis Hamilton hopes Fernando Alonso is in 2018 F1 title fight

Lewis Hamilton hopes his former team McLaren and Fernando Alonso are contenders for the 2018 Formula 1 world championship after their switch from Honda to Renault power

Read 1 day ago, Autosport, Mercedes, McLaren

Honda says ending McLaren project a "relief"

Honda says ending McLaren project a "relief"

McLaren grew increasingly frustrated this season as Honda struggled with performance and reliability in the third year of their deal.Read Also:The design flaws that killed McLaren-HondaThe two parties...

Read 2 days ago, Motorsport.com, McLaren

End of McLaren Formula 1 project a 'relief' - Honda

Former Honda Formula 1 chief Yusuke Hasegawa says it is a relief his firm's troubled partnership with McLaren is over

Read 2 days ago, Autosport, McLaren

Sponsor talks going 'very well' after Renault deal - McLaren

McLaren boss Zak Brown says negotiations with new sponsors has been going well since the announcement that McLaren will split with engine supplier Honda and switch to Renault for the 2018 season. Brown...

Read 3 days ago, Grand Prix Times, McLaren, Renault

Video: Button samples Senna's F1 1991 McLaren-Honda MP4/6 at Motegi

Jenson Button samples Ayrton Senna's 1991 McLaren-Honda MP4/6 Formula 1 car in this video diary from Honda's 2017 Thanks Day at Motegi

Read 3 days ago, Autosport, McLaren

McLaren's sponsor hopes rise after Honda exit says Brown

Zak Brown has admitted it was "difficult" for McLaren to convince sponsors to join the British team amid its Honda crisis.

Read 3 days ago, Grandprix.com, McLaren

The design flaws that killed McLaren-Honda

The design flaws that killed McLaren-Honda

The humble oil tank seems such an innocuous component amid the extraordinary complexity of V6 Formula 1 engines and their hybrid parts. With all the millions of dollars invested in trying to make a success...

Read 3 days ago, Motorsport.com, McLaren

Video: Button samples Senna's McLaren-Honda at Motegi

Video: Button samples Senna's McLaren-Honda at Motegi

In this excerpt filmed for Motorsport.tv’s The Flying Lap, Stuart Codling documents his trip to Motegi – and even gets Button himself to take the camera in the pitlane.The video diary also features Button...

Read 3 days ago, Motorsport.com, McLaren

McLaren reveals new 789bhp road car named after Senna | F1 Fanatic Round-up

In the round-up: McLaren reveals new 789bhp road car named after Senna • Williams wary of Renault gains • Hamilton buys £18m mansion

Read 4 days ago, F1 Fanatic, McLaren

McLaren’s Insane New Road Car Is Named After Senna

This is McLaren's new 789bhp beast named after the legendary three-time F1 world champion

Read 4 days ago, WTF1, McLaren

McLaren's latest hypercar is a tribute to F1 legend Ayrton Senna

McLaren has dedicated its latest hypercar to the late and great Formula 1 driver Ayrton Senna by simply calling it the 'Senna', which breaks from its traditional model designation which...

Read 4 days ago, Grand Prix Times, McLaren

McLaren Senna ultimate track car breaks cover

<►> McLaren have unveiled a sportscar honouring the legacy of Ayrton Senna, the late Brazilian legend, who won his three Formula 1 World Championship titles while driving for the Woking...

Read 4 days ago, Grand Prix 247, McLaren

McLaren launches £750k Senna road car – Celebrates F1’s most committed racer

McLaren launches £750k Senna road car – Celebrates F1’s most committed racer

The stories of McLaren and Ayrton Senna are inextricably entwined and so it was inevitable that as the UK based supercar manufacturer expands its range, it would sooner or later name a car after F1’s...

Read 4 days ago, James Allen on F1, McLaren

2017 McLaren Analysis: An Unmitigated Disaster

<►> Zero wins. Zero podiums. Zero hope. Thanks to an engine as underpowered as it was unreliable, the final year of the McLaren-Honda experiment was an unmitigated disaster. Season...

Read 5 days ago, Grand Prix 247, McLaren

Podiums, wins on McLaren's agenda in 2018

McLaren executive director Zak Brown is targeting podiums and fighting for victories in 2018 with new power unit partner Renault. A double-podium in the opening race of 2014 is the only time McLaren has...

Read 6 days ago, RACER, McLaren