McLaren

Vandoorne returns as McLaren reserve for Spanish GP

Vandoorne returns as McLaren reserve for Spanish GP

McLaren doesn't have a formally-appointed reserve within its team to support full-time drivers Lando Norris and Carlos Sainz, instead holding an agreement to share Mercedes’ back-ups if required.But the team was forced to call on ex-Force India driver and current Sky Sports TV pundit Paul di Resta to...

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1 hour ago, Motorsport.com, McLaren

McLaren: F1 copycat rules changes require "a lot of thinking" from FIA

McLaren technical director James Key believes the planned rule changes to prevent copycat Formula 1 cars will require "a lot of thinking" from the FIA

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2 hours ago, Autosport, McLaren

McLaren reverts to Vandoorne as F1 reserve driver for Spanish GP

Stoffel Vandoorne will return to being on standby for McLaren on Formula 1 race weekends from the Spanish Grand Prix following the conclusion of the Formula E season

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4 hours ago, Autosport, McLaren

McLaren: Planned F1 windtunnel a year behind schedule

McLaren Formula 1 technical director James Key says plans for the team's new windtunnel are running a year later than planned due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic

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19 hours ago, Autosport, McLaren

McLaren withdraw Racing Point appeal

McLaren have decided not to proceed with their appeal regarding the decision on the Racing Point brake duct debacle. Meanwhile, Ferrari and Renault confirm that they both will continue their push for harsher punishment.The persistence from Ferrari and Renault means that the case will go to the FIA’s...

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1 day ago, Grand Prix 247, McLaren, Racing Point

McLaren withdraws Racing Point F1 appeal

McLaren withdraws Racing Point F1 appeal

The decision by the latter two teams means that the matter will now definitely go to the International Court of Appeal. In the decision announced on Friday morning, the FIA stewards gave Racing Point a €400,000 fine and docked the team 15 World Championship points, while allowing the Silverstone...

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1 day ago, Motorsport.com, McLaren, Racing Point

McLaren drops Racing Point F1 brake duct appeal, Ferrari and Renault continue

The McLaren Formula 1 team has decided not to progress with an appeal regarding the Racing Point brake duct case, but Ferrari and Renault are pushing ahead with the case

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1 day ago, Autosport, Ferrari, McLaren, Renault, Racing Point

"No bad blood" between McLaren and Mercedes over Racing Point F1 copy case

McLaren Formula 1 team principal Andreas Seidl says there is no "bad blood" with Mercedes despite holding opposing views of the Racing Point brake ducts controversy

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2 days ago, Autosport, Mercedes, McLaren, Racing Point

No "bad blood" between McLaren and Mercedes over Racing Point

No "bad blood" between McLaren and Mercedes over Racing Point

Racing Point was docked 15 points in the constructors' championship and handed a €400,000 fine after it was judged to have used an illegal method to design its rear brake ducts.Racing Point is permitted to still use the brake ducts - deemed to be a close copy of Mercedes' 2019 design - for the rest of...

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2 days ago, Motorsport.com, Mercedes, McLaren, Racing Point

F1: 70th Anniversary GP: Race team notes - McLaren

This was a tough Sunday.

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3 days ago, Pitpass, McLaren

McLaren drivers: 'Right decision to bring softer tyres'

McLaren drivers: 'Right decision to bring softer tyres'

Drivers and teams have faced some strategy headaches this weekend in dealing with the softer compound tyres, especially with there being such high degradation on the softest of the range.But although that has caused some difficulties, and could make the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix a huge challenge, Norris...

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4 days ago, Motorsport.com, McLaren

McLaren pair run different aerodynamics as Sainz has cooling problem | RaceFans Round-up

In the round-up: McLaren pair run different aerodynamics as Sainz has cooling problem • Ticktum: Radio message "taken out of context" • "Poor qualifying" disappoints Ferrari

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4 days ago, F1 Fanatic, McLaren

F1: 70th Anniversary GP: Qualifying team notes - McLaren

We knew that in today's conditions we would struggle with pace and, in addition to this, some of our competitors either made a step forward, or were able to use the full potential of their cars.

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4 days ago, Pitpass, McLaren

Sainz: McLaren lacked top speed due to F1 car bodywork changes

Carlos Sainz Jr says a lack of top speed triggered by McLaren opening up bodywork to improve cooling contributed to his Q2 exit at the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix

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4 days ago, Autosport, McLaren

Mercedes sweep all three practice sessions, Norris third for McLaren | 2020 70th Anniversary Grand Prix third practice

Mercedes completed a clean sweep of all three practice sessions at Silverstone as Lewis Hamilton set the quickest time ahead of qualifying on Saturday morning.

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5 days ago, F1 Fanatic, Mercedes, McLaren

McLaren: F1's 2021 rules allow scope for grid shuffle

McLaren: F1's 2021 rules allow scope for grid shuffle

While Formula 1 teams are limited in terms of major car changes for next year because of a chassis freeze, there remains plenty of scope for progress with aero updates.And with McLaren appearing to be locked in a tight pack of cars behind Mercedes and Red Bull this year, Key senses a good chance for...

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5 days ago, Motorsport.com, McLaren

McLaren: F1 2021 rules allow possibility of grid shuffle

McLaren technical director James Key thinks there is enough freedom in the rules for a shuffle in Formula 1's pecking order behind Mercedes to be "up for grabs" in 2021

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5 days ago, Autosport, McLaren

F1: Ferrari and McLaren to appeal Racing Point ruling

Ferrari and McLaren have confirmed that they are to appeal today's ruling in the Racing Point brake duct controversy.

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5 days ago, Pitpass, Ferrari, McLaren, Racing Point

Ferrari, McLaren to appeal Racing Point ruling

Ferrari, McLaren to appeal Racing Point ruling

Following multiple protests lodged by Renault at the last three races against Racing Point over the legality of its RP20 car, the FIA stewards made a ruling on the case on Friday morning.Racing Point was found to have breached the sporting regulations in the design process of the brake ducts for its...

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5 days ago, Motorsport.com, Ferrari, McLaren, Racing Point

McLaren, Renault and Ferrari plan appeals against Racing Point penalty | 2020 70th Anniversary Grand Prix

The FIA's verdict on Renault's protest against Racing Point is to face a protest from at least two teams.

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5 days ago, F1 Fanatic, Ferrari, McLaren, Renault, Racing Point

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