The 2019 Formula 1 season has marked a McLaren resurgence in the second year of its Renault partnership.

With an all-new driver combination of Carlos Sainz and Lando Norris, and a new regime headed up by Andreas Seidl and technical chief James Key, McLaren currently lead the midfield fight.’s Haydn Cobb and Lewis Larkam assess how McLaren has transformed its fortunes and what the short-term future could hold for the Woking-based squad.

Heading to its home race the British Grand Prix, McLaren sits fourth in the F1 world constructors’ championship with a 20-point advantage over nearest challengers Renault.