McLaren racing director Eric Boullier described Kevin Magnussen’s drive in the Australian Grand Prix as “one of the finest performances by a Formula One rookie in living memory”.
Kevin Magnussen said he was thrilled to finish on the podium in his first race for McLaren – and give the team its first top-three finish since 2012.
Jenson Button said McLaren’s third and fourth place finish in the Australian Grand Prix was better than they expected heading into the race.
Jenson Button says his chance of reaching Q3 was scuppered by the yellow flag which was caused by Kimi Raikkonen’s crash.
Jenson Button says the importance of saving fuel in 2014 has taken away some of the fun of driving.
New McLaren racing director Eric Boullier says the team have great potential and they are eager to bounce back from their disappointment last year.
Jenson Button says McLaren need more time to get the most out of their new car ahead of this weekend’s Australian Grand Prix.
“If you can’t afford to be in Formula One, don’t be in Formula One. There’s lots of other categories you can go motor racing in.”
Ron Dennis plans to put McLaren back on top in Formula One by ensuring his team is free of any distractions from its goal.
Ron Dennis said McLaren will not start the season with a title sponsor but will have one in place within the first few races.
McLaren’s final day of testing before the first race of the season was the least productive for the team since the MP4-29 first took to the track.
A Mercedes-powered car headed the lap times for the fifth consecutive test day in a row at the end of today’s running in Bahrain.
Jenson Button expects F1 teams to recover much of the performance which has been lost with the new regulations by the end of the season.
Eric Boullier has joined McLaren as racing director, the team has confirmed.
The McLaren MP4-29 has run for the first time on the second day of testing at Jerez.
McLaren say they expect to begin their pre-season testing programme on Wednesday after the MP4-29 failed to turn a wheel on Tuesday.
Jenson Button has welcomed the news that Ron Dennis has taken charge of McLaren’s Formula One team once more.
Kevin Magnussen expects the new generation of F1 cars to create more exciting races with cars sliding sideways and drivers making more mistakes.
McLaren sporting director Sam Michael says “growth and regrowth” is needed at the team in order for it to compete for world championship success.
McLaren have confirmed several hirings in their technical department ahead of the new season.