McLaren have made a clear step forward in performance in the last two races and Ferrari have struggled to compete. What has made McLaren so competitive all of a sudden? Like every other team they constantly develop their car through the season but three particular changes seem to have made a significant different: a new … Continue reading McLaren’s technical innovations have put the MP4/23 ahead of the pack
Those of you who’ve been following these team previews will have noticed that I skipped McLaren when they should have been the first team I wrote about. As I’m sure you’ve guessed the reason I left them to last is that there’s so much going on with the team I needed more time to gather … Continue reading 2008: McLaren
Yesterday Clive tipped Williams to do well in 2008 – now Ollie from BlogF1 explains why Heikki Kovalainen might upset Lewis Hamilton this year.
A leaked dossier detailing McLaren’s case against Renault in F1’s new spy case has been published by PA Sport.
Reports from Spain suggest that Fernando Alonso’s departure from McLaren for 2008 has been confirmed.
The FIA have announced that McLaren will not score constructors’ championship points this year and face an unprecedented $100 million fine for their role in the ‘Spygate’ espionage case. However Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso will still be allowed to score points towards the drivers’ championship. McLaren will also not be allowed any constructor’s representatives … Continue reading McLaren out of ’07 championship and fined $100m
Fernando Alonso will start the Hungarian Grand Prix from sixth instead of pole position and his McLaren team will not be eligible to score points.
As if McLaren didn’t have enough problems off the track – now one of their drivers has employed some extraordinarily unsavoury tactics against the other. Fernando Alonso deliberately delayed Lewis Hamilton in the pit box to prevent his team mate from setting his final lap. The Spaniard then took pole position off his team mate. … Continue reading Alonso’s tainted triumph
McLaren-Mercedes will run GP2 champion Lewis Hamilton alongside Fernando Alonso in 2007, it was confirmed this morning.