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McLaren topped their miserable 2013 campaign in one fell swoop at the season-opening Australian GP as they returned to the podium for the first time in 16 months and took an early lead of the Constructors' Championship - a result Jenson Button admits is a big early 2014 boost for the team.
McLaren believe they can still finish on the podium in the season-opening Australian GP after Kevin Magnussen compensated for Jenson Button's qualifying misfortune with an assured debut display.
Jenson Button has spoken movingly about the emotional challenge he faces in Australia as the McLaren driver prepares for his first F1 race since his father, John, died.
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Ron Dennis says Lewis Hamilton could be attracted back to McLaren once the team "returns to the level of competitiveness enjoyed in the past".
Kevin Magnussen says he is "massively excited" about his forthcoming Formula 1 debut and also confident that McLaren's expectations of him will not be misplaced.
Jenson Button says Mercedes and Williams are at the front of the Formula 1 pack ahead of next week's season-opener in Melbourne.
Jenson Button tells Sky Sports News Reporter Craig Slater who he thinks the favourites are heading into the Australian Grand Prix, where McLaren stand, F1's new style of racing and the difference Ron Dennis's return has made.
A series of problems on the final day of testing in Bahrain restricted McLaren's attempts to trial their new Melbourne-spec front-wing, as the team's pre-season preparations ended in frustration.
Jenson Button is expecting a much more competitive McLaren once the season starts, although he concedes that their car still lacks outright performance compared to its rivals.
An optimistic Jenson Button believes McLaren are on course to be fully prepared for the first grand prix of the season in Australia - but admits they currently can't match Mercedes' levels of rear downforce.
High-flying Kevin Magnussen says he "would love to know" where McLaren are in the pecking order after heading the Day Two timesheets at Bahrain to continue his impressive start to his nascent F1 career.
Rachel Brookes caught up with new McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier in Bahrain to discuss his role at the Woking-based team and what their goals are for 2014.
Kevin Magnussen will drive on the opening two days of this week's pre-season test in Bahrain for McLaren.
Sky Sports F1's Ted Kravitz has explained the bubbling controversy that is surrounding the rear suspension design on McLaren's new car.
McLaren novice Kevin Magnussen stressed he took far more satisfaction from the understanding he gained about the MP4-29 than his timesheet-topping performance at Jerez, after his eye-catching debut test day as an F1 race driver.
The gap between Red Bull and their principal rivals widened on day three of testing at Jerez on Thursday, when the World Champions once again propped up the timesheets - and their pre-season problems appeared to intensify.
Ross Brawn has dismissed speculation that he could take the newly-created role of Chief Executive Officer of McLaren, insisting he currently has no plans to return to the F1 paddock.
The McLaren driver gives some thoughts on McLaren's MP4-29 - and F1's new look in general after his first day in the car.
Jenson Button has described the belated debut of McLaren's MP4-29 as "positive" and believes the car has immediately provided a stronger starting point for the team than its flawed predecessor.