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June 13, 2015 4:43 PM

F1 » McLaren Honda still hoping to get on terms in 2015

It is becoming clear that the chassis as well as the power unit is well below the expected standard, no surprise there as Mclaren haven't produced a decent chassis for years. As for all the upcoming improvements we will just have to hope at least some of them work because up to now it has seemed like a complete shambles. No doubt in future we will read that Honda deeply regret joining F1 again too early and well before they had done the nesscessary work to ensure that they were competitive. The current situation has done nothing for their reputations and come seasons end I'm sure RD will be wielding a huge rusty knife to the mclaren line-up, the only thing to ask is will he go himself as he is undoubtably part of the problem.


June 10, 2015 6:41 PM

F1 » Boullier: It’s key to keep morale

By the time the McLaren Honda is a success most of the present people like Boullier, Button and others will have been kicked out, others will have left of their own accord because it is so damaging to their reputations working for a crap outfit. The problems run to the top where an egocentrical maniac presides trying to relive his previous successes, deluded and sad and that's being polite!


June 02, 2015 7:17 AM

F1 » Alonso pushing McLaren to improve reliability

Catch 22 comes to mind, they are way,way down on power yet unreliable as well. They say they will have more power for Canada but will that bring more unreliability, they are stuck in a hard place and seem unable to progress. Both parties underestimated the difficulty of developing a new power unit and whatever they say it is going to be late 2016/17 before they start to get up to speed.


May 28, 2015 12:22 PM

F1 » Button insists McLaren gains will ‘take time’

Nothing new in these words, McLaren have done nothing but apologize and issue excuses right from the start. The truth is that neither they or Honda were anywhere near to being ready for this season. Fine if you are prepared to do all your development under the glare of publicity but don't expect anybody to have any great sympathy for you. F1 is supposed to be the World's premier racing series so people expect the best not a shambles which is what this project has been so far.

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