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Button: Sixth was on the cards
A dejected Jenson Button says he was on course for a sixth-place finish in Singapore before his car cut out eight laps from the end.
'McLaren upgrades didn't work'
Kevin Magnussen has revealed McLaren had been forced to row back on some of the upgrades that they have brought to the Singapore GP after the team delivered a “frustrating” qualifying performance.
Button: More varied starts now
Jenson Button believes Formula 1 fans can expect to see a bigger difference between drivers’ getaways from the grid at the start of races as a result of the crackdown on team radio advice.
Prodromou back at McLaren
Highly-rated aerodynamist Peter Prodromou, who was a key part of Adrian Newey's multiple title-winning design team at Red Bull, has finally officially started work at McLaren as their new chief engineer, nearly a year after his return to Woking was first revealed.
'No three-car teams next year'
If it was Adam Parr’s intention to provoke when he stated that three-car teams will definitely be on the F1 grid in 2015 then Eric Boullier for one isn’t rising to the bait.
Abu Dhabi debut for Honda?
Eric Boullier has said that McLaren could run a Honda-powered car at the post-Abu Dhabi GP test in November.
Button enjoyed Perez battle
Jenson Button says he really enjoyed his race-long battle with Sergio Perez at the Italian GP, even though he ultimately finished behind the Mexican.
McLaren eye Hamilton reunion
McLaren believe they could re-sign Lewis Hamilton for next season due to the escalating acrimony and tension within the Mercedes camp.
'McLaren progress is real'
McLaren’s best two-car dry-weather qualifying result since 2012 at the Italian GP reflects the concrete progress the former race winners are making, according to team boss Eric Boullier.
Dennis: McLaren are back
A bullish Ron Dennis has declared that “McLaren are back” after announcing what he has described as the “first announcement of many” in returning 1980’s sponsor Segafredo Zanetti.
The wait goes on for Button
Jenson Button has been warned he faces a lengthy wait to learn if he will be retained for a sixth season with McLaren.
McLaren focus of driver market
F1’s McLaren-centred driver market proved the focus of attention away from the Hamilton/Rosberg saga on Thursday at Monza with Sebastian Vettel not denying that he had been approached by the Woking team while one of the two men in situ, Jenson Button, declared he was “massively relaxed” over 2015.
Honda to return at Jerez test
Honda have confirmed they will make their F1 return at next year’s Jerez Test, which is likely to be held at the start of February.
'Stars have to be available'
Ron Dennis has made clear that McLaren are “keeping an eye” on the contract movements of a “few other drivers” currently racing for rival teams as the Woking outfit continue to mull whether they stick or twist with their current line-up for 2015 and beyond.
McLaren: Drivers have to wait
Eric Boullier has stressed that McLaren’s ongoing long-term planning over their driver line-up has to take priority even if their current pairing of Jenson Button and Kevin Magnussen understandably feel “uncomfortable” over their 2015 plans.
Whitmarsh leaves McLaren
McLaren have confirmed that former Team Principal Martin Whitmarsh has finally left the company.
Button: Nico was unbelievable
Jenson Button has described Nico Rosberg’s botched – and highly controversial – attempt to overtake Lewis Hamilton on the second lap of the Belgian GP as "unbelievable".
Stewards demote Magnussen
McLaren’s Kevin Magnussen has been demoted from sixth to 12th and out of the points in the Belgian GP after stewards handed the Dane a time penalty for forcing Fernando Alonso off the track.
Button: We threw it away
An unhappy Jenson Button believes McLaren "threw away" their chance of a stronger result by misreading the weather in a topsy-turvy Hungarian GP.
Button caught off-balance
Jenson Button struggled with the balance of his McLaren during Friday practice for the Hungarian GP but thinks the problem can be solved in time for qualifying.