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McLaren would have been Red Bull level in 2017 - Brown

McLaren's chassis would have seen it delivering performance close to Red Bull's level if it had been running a Renault power unit last season, according to Zak Brown. 2018 will see McLaren switching to the French power unit supplier after ending its deal with Honda following three years of struggle. Under new aerodynamic regulations, McLaren was pleased with its development rate last season but finished ninth in the constructors' championship as it was also hurt by reliability issues on top of its...

Read 3 months ago, RACER, Red Bull Racing, McLaren

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