McLaren Honda breaks cover at Silverstone

The first iteration of McLaren’s new Honda powered Formula 1 car completed its first laps during a filming day at Silverstone. Test driver Oliver Turvey got behind the wheel of the developmental MP4-29H, fitted with Honda’s new V6 power unit, for a crucial information gathering exercise before pre-season testing begins. F1’s sporting regulations permits just

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Todt: ‘Massa happier after leaving Ferrari’

That is despite being ousted by the iconic team Ferrari at the end of last season, after an eight-year tenure that almost netted him the 2008 title. But Massa’s place had appeared increasingly tenuous and uncomfortable in the latter years, notably struggling alongside Fernando Alonso and being seen as the clear ‘number 2’ driver. Nicolas

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McLaren now deciding Alonso’s teammate

For the first time since 2007, Fernando Alonso will make a visit to Woking this week, authoritative media sources are reporting. Spain’s El Mundo Deportivo claims that after a deal between the Spaniard and McLaren was finally struck in Brazil, he is set to travel to the team’s British headquarters on Wednesday to sign what

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Claire Williams: ‘2015 should be a dress rehearsal for a championship challenge in 2016’

Deputy team principal Claire Williams speaks about the team’s stunning 2014 turnaround, their plans for a 2016 championship challenge, why talk of signing Fernando Alonso was wide of the mark, and why they could yet play ‘kingmaker’ at Yas Marina… Q: Claire, Brazil was another podium weekend for Williams – this time through Felipe Massa,

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Webber encourages Button to quit F1

Currently, Button is in F1 limbo, unsure whether he has an F1 drive in 2015 or not. With Alonso widely thought to be heading to McLaren, the future of the current drivers, Button and  Magnussen remains up in the air. Should the Spaniard return to Woking would the team opt to retain the Briton, who has a long-standing

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Brazilian radio qoutes

“Ay ay ay ay! Why do I start in qualifying with low battery? How is this possible? How?” Fernando Alonso gets flustered in Q1 as he starts a timed run without a fully-charged battery. “Sorry, but the car was undriveable. Sorry…” Jean-Eric Vergne is sheepish as he learns of his elimination from Q1 on Saturday.

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