Tag Archives: McLaren

Juncadella tests new compounds for Force India despite off-track excursions

Barcelona, 14 May 2014: The second in-season test of the year took place after the Spanish Grand Prix, working on testing structures and compounds for 2015. Sauber and Toro Rosso tested on the first day, with Force India and McLaren taking over throughout day two. With the first day mostly wet, just the new intermediate compounds… Read More »

We may not be favourites for this race, but it’s different for title-race: Vettel

Melbourne, 13 March 2014: The New season begins with the first FIA Press Conference on Thursday ahead of the Australian Grand Prix Formula One World Championship first race on Sunday. Transcript from FIA: DRIVERS – Felipe MASSA (Williams), Daniel RICCIARDO (Red Bull Racing), Kevin MAGNUSSEN (McLaren), Lewis HAMILTON (Mercedes), Sebastian VETTEL (Red Bull Racing), Fernando… Read More »

Eric Boullier appointed Racing Director as McLaren restructures senior management

WOKING (SURREY, UK), 29 Jan 2014: McLaren Racing is pleased to announce that Eric Boullier has been appointed to the position of Racing Director, effective Monday February 3rd. A press release said, Eric is one of the most capable trackside leaders in Formula 1. He has played the central role in Lotus F1 Team’s recent successes, and brings… Read More »

McLaren Mercedes announce renewed partnership with Santander

Woking, (Surrey, UK), 23 Jan 2014: McLaren Mercedes today announced that Santander, the largest bank in the eurozone and one of the biggest banks in the world, has renewed its long term corporate partnership with the team. Since 2007, Santander and McLaren Mercedes have formed one of the most successful partnerships in Formula 1.  McLaren has played… Read More »

There is no magic bullet; the Red Bull car development is the same: Newey

TEAM REPRESENTATIVES – Sam MICHAEL (McLaren), Rob WHITE (Renault Sport F1), Nick CHESTER (Lotus), Paddy LOWE (Mercedes), Adrian NEWEY (Red Bull Racing), James ALLISON (Ferrari) PRESS CONFERENCE Three of the gentlemen here are, of course, in new roles, one within the same team, in Nick’s case, but in Paddy and James within different teams, so plenty… Read More »

Pat’s legacy to take Marussia forward: FIA Friday Press Conference

TEAM REPRESENTATIVES – Dave GREENWOOD (Marussia), Tom McCULLOUGH (Sauber), James KEY (Toro Rosso), Jonathan NEALE (McLaren), Pat FRY (Ferrari), Paul MONAGHAN (Red Bull Racing) PRESS CONFERENCE Dave if I may start with you. You’ve got a new partnership starting… I guess it’s started already. In fact, that’s the question: how’s it going? Dave GREENWOOD: Yes, it’s going… Read More »

F1 Drivers heap praises on Japanese track: FIA press conference

DRIVERS – Charles PIC (Caterham), Pastor MALDONADO (Williams), Jean-Eric VERGNE (Toro Rosso), Nico HULKENBERG (Sauber), Sebastian VETTEL (Red Bull Racing), Jenson BUTTON (McLaren) PRESS CONFERENCE Sebastian, just a few days ago you described coming here as coming to the best track in the world. Can you explain why it is the best track in the world?… Read More »

Vettel powers to a third Singapore victory in a row; Kimi third

Singapore, 22 Sept 2013: Sebastian Vettel powered to a comprehensive third Singapore Grand Prix victory in a row, finishing over 47 seconds ahead of second-place d Fernando Alonso and Kimi Raikkonen. Vettel’s seventh win of the season was secured soon after the start. He made a good start from pole position, but front-row rival Nico… Read More »