Daniel Ricciardo was puzzled by his McLaren’s lack of performance in the British Grand Prix, but said the lack of grip felt similar to what he experienced four races earlier in Spain.
Lando Norris said the Canadian Grand Prix was a wake-up call for McLaren that their car is not competitive enough.
McLaren has become the latest team to confirm it will exceed the Formula 1 budget cap in 2022 due to rising inflation.
Daniel Ricciardo is confident a turnaround in form is ‘not as far away as it seems’ as he heads into the Azerbaijan Grand Prix.
Seven Formula 1 teams have brought updates for their cars at this weekend’s Azerbaijan Grand Prix, mostly aimed at improving their top speed.
Despite a disappointing start to his second season at McLaren, Daniel Ricciardo said he is prepared to see out his three-year deal but wants better results.
Lando Norris said he feels in much better shape following his bout of tonsillitis during the Spanish Grand Prix weekend.
Daniel Ricciardo said his heavy crash in practice for the Monaco Grand Prix happened because he’d been too ambitious with his car’s set-up.
McLaren Racing CEO Zak Brown has stated emphatically that the team’s name will not disappear from Formula 1.
Lando Norris’s podium finish in the Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix proved McLaren have a competitive car, says team principal Andreas Seidl.
McLaren believe their poor pre-season test in Bahrain made their car look less competitive than it is, having performed better since.
Lando Norris took fifth place in Melbourne despite having to do severe lifting and coasting over the final three laps, while his team mate was told to hold position.
Lando Norris is under no illusions that his fourth place on the grid in Australia shows McLaren have solved their problems with their car.
McLaren’s troubled start to the season in Bahrain was put into perspective by Lando Norris, who revealed how far behind Mercedes they are.
McLaren will carry logos of Google brands on its bodywork and wheel covers in a new sponsorship deal with the technology giant.
Lando Norris has raised concerns over parts of the new season of Drive to Survive, which he said do not accurately reflect events as they happened.
McLaren has contingency plans in place after Daniel Ricciardo tested positive for Covid-19 one week before the first race of the new season.
McLaren team principal Andreas Seidl says they face a “race against time” to solve the brake problem which has limited their running since testing began at the Bahrain International Circuit yesterday.
Lando Norris will spend a second consecutive day testing for McLaren as his team mate is unwell, while Haas have confirmed when they conduct their extra tests.
Lando Norris says the braking problems McLaren encountered during today’s test in Bahrain won’t be solved easily and will limit the team’s mileage in the meantime.