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'FRIC extremes led to action'
McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier thinks the extremes some F1 teams have gone to developing FRIC suspension systems lies behind the FIA’s decision to declare them illegal.
Button: McLaren on right track
Jenson Button reckons McLaren are now on “the right track” after his fighting fourth place in the British Grand Prix at Silverstone.
Button: Third is 'emotional'
Jenson Button admitted that qualifying third for his home Silverstone race on the same weekend in which fans are helping him celebrate the memory of his late father was an “emotional” achievement.
Button responds to Dennis
Jenson Button has responded to a comment made by McLaren boss Ron Dennis that he should “try harder” and said that it should be applied to the whole team instead.
McLaren set to struggle again
McLaren’s struggles are set to continue this weekend at the British GP with the team admitting the weaknesses of their disappointing MP4-29 charger are likely to be highlighted rather than hidden by the high-speed characteristics of the Silverstone circuit.
Dennis warns Button to improve
Ron Dennis has warned Jenson Button to up his game as McLaren continue to evaluate their driver line-up options for 2015.
McLaren 'not in a rush'
As speculation persists about Jenson Button’s future, McLaren team boss Eric Boullier has said they’re in no rush to confirm their driver line-up for 2015.
Button: Lotus cost me top ten
Jenson Button feels he could have made the top ten in Austria had he not been blocked by a Lotus during qualifying.
Button set to stay at McLaren
Eric Boullier expects Jenson Button to stay with McLaren for the 2015 season - but has warned that it may be several years before the team enjoys its former glories again and returns to winning ways.
Button expects tyre challenge
Jenson Button believes drivers will have to tread carefully with the supersoft tyres in Sunday's Canadian GP after the McLaren driver experienced graining within a handful of laps in practice.
Button hopeful on contract
Jenson Button says no progress has been made on a new McLaren contract for 2015, although he reckons they'd like to retain him for a sixth season.
McLaren: No Honda buy-in
McLaren have denied speculation suggesting that Honda, which is supplying engines to the team starting next season, is also keen on buying a stake in the outfit.
JB: Lewis will be untouchable
Jenson Button is predicting Lewis Hamilton will be "untouchable" in Canada as the Mercedes driver looks to bounce back from a difficult weekend in Monaco and reclaim the lead of the World Championship.
McLaren: Silverstone form key
Eric Boullier believes that McLaren will know by July's British GP how their chances of a 2014 recovery are likely to pan out - and has indicated that if a breakthrough isn't realised by then they are prepared to go "radical" with the MP4-29.
Button rules out retirement
Jenson Button has ruled out retiring from F1 at the end of the season - but, with his McLaren contract due to expire in a matter of months, admitted that "I need to be in a car that is competitive" at this late stage of his career.
Button unhappy with form
Jenson Button says McLaren are being hurt by the inexperience of Kevin Magnussen with the team, one of the most successful in the sport's history, still without a point since March.
Button: P2 was our real pace
Jenson Button admitted McLaren's lower-key afternoon position on the Barcelona timesheet was a more accurate reflection of their competitiveness and reckons beating Williams and Force India is their realistic Spanish GP target.
Button expects better weekend
Jenson Button expects a better performance from McLaren at the Spanish GP after their poor showing in Shanghai, although he's reserving judgement on upgrades until they're tested on track.
McLaren put plan in place
McLaren are confident they have identified the reasons for their slump in form and believe "the start of a fresh push and spirit within the whole organisation" ahead of this weekend's Spanish GP will start to move them back up the grid.
'McLaren can still win races'
Eric Boullier remains optimistic that McLaren can win in 2014, despite their season appearing to take a step backwards during the opening four races.