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McLaren face 'learning year'
Fernando Alonso has warned McLaren-Honda face “a learning year” following a circumspect launch of the MP4-30, the first McLaren car to be powered by Honda since 1992.
McLaren reveal 2015 car
McLaren have launched the MP4-30, the team’s first car to be powered by Honda since 1992.
Vettel to debut 2015 Ferrari
Sebastian Vettel will debut the 2015 Ferrari at Jerez this Sunday on what promises to be a fascinating start to the winter season.
Merc rivals braced for challenge
McLaren and Red Bull have warned they might struggle to beat Mercedes in 2015, despite Silver Arrows boss Toto Wolff predicting a competitive battle from the off.
McLaren sign CNN deal
McLaren have signed a sponsorship deal with news network CNN International for the 2015 season and beyond.
Honda coy on engine rule
Honda say they “more or less” understand the FIA’s clarification on engine development after it was agreed that the Japanese firm could make changes to their new power unit during 2015.
Honda granted engine extension
McLaren are confident a ‘fair and equitable’ compromise will be agreed to solve F1’s latest engine squabble following an FIA directive which will allow Honda to develop their engines during the 2015 season.
Hamilton Snr explains Merc move
Anthony Hamilton says he was never worried about his son’s move to Mercedes as he always knew Lewis could find another front-running team if the Silver Arrows didn’t produce.
McLaren, Ferrari launch online
Both McLaren-Honda and Ferrari will launch their 2015 cars online the week before the first pre-season test this winter.
Engine fears for McLaren-Honda
McLaren-Honda will be placed at a “significant disadvantage” if they are barred from developing their engines during 2015, according to Sky F1’s Ted Kravitz.
Engine loophole omits Honda?
Honda have reportedly been left out in the cold by a loophole that will permit the other engine providers on the grid to continue developing their units throughout 2015.
McLaren in 'recovery' mode
McLaren are confident they understand the problems with their new Honda engine which bedevilled its first public outing after implementing an emergency "recovery plan".
Dennis explains Button U-turn
Ron Dennis has revealed that his tete-a-tete with Jenson Button after the Abu Dhabi GP was central to his decision to offer the former world champion an unexpected reprieve.
'Magnussen will return'
McLaren chiefs Eric Boullier and Ron Dennis are adamant that Kevin Magnussen's Formula 1 career has only been “paused” and the young Dane will ultimately return to the grid.
Dennis: Hamilton not blameless
Ron Dennis has claimed that Lewis Hamilton wasn’t entirely blameless in the spectacular fallout at McLaren in 2007 which triggered Fernando Alonso’s original departure from the team
Button explains two-year deal
Jenson Button has stressed that the new McLaren-Honda partnership will need time to fulfil its potential after signing a two-year deal to stay on with the team.
'Alonso back to prove a point'
Ron Dennis says Fernando Alonso is returning to McLaren with “unfinished business”.
McLaren pair Button and Alonso
McLaren have retained Jenson Button for 2015 with the veteran staying on to partner the returning Fernando Alonso in an all-world champion line-up.
Button set to stay at McLaren
McLaren are expected to announce later today that Jenson Button will partner Fernando Alonso for the 2015 season.
'Making sure decision is right'
Eric Boullier maintains there are no problems at McLaren delaying a decision on their 2015 line-up and that the team are simply taking time to ensure they appoint the right drivers.