Radiator seal led to Magnussen issue

Radiator seal led to Magnussen issue

McLaren has confirmed that a broken radiator seal led to hot air being pumped into Kevin Magnussen's cockpit during the Singapore Grand Prix, with action being taken to ensure that there is no repeat in the future. Read more…

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  1. Friday 26 September 2014

  2. Radiator seal led to Magnussen issue 12:05

    Radiator seal led to Magnussen issue

    McLaren has confirmed that a broken radiator seal led to hot air being pumped into Kevin Magnussen's cockpit during the Singapore Grand Prix, with action...

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  3. Sunday 21 September 2014

  4. Magnussen treated for burns after scoring point 17:05

    Magnussen treated for burns after scoring point

    Kevin Magnussen was treated for burns by doctors after the McLaren driver battled to 10th place at the Singapore Grand Prix. Magnussen claimed the final...

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  5. Saturday 20 September 2014

  6. Magnussen seeks help from Safety Car 17:24

    Magnussen seeks help from Safety Car

    Kevin Magnussen says he is hoping to see the Safety Car called into action during Sunday evening's Singapore Grand Prix. The McLaren rookie, who...

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  7. Tuesday 9 September 2014

  8. Boullier: 'Clear' Magnussen stepping up 18:01

    Boullier: 'Clear' Magnussen stepping up

    McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier does not believe Kevin Magnussen should change his approach despite consecutive time penalties at the Belgian and...

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  9. Monday 8 September 2014

  10. Magnussen vows to learn from penalties 10:03

    Magnussen vows to learn from penalties

    A frustrated Kevin Magnussen has vowed to learn from his consecutive time penalties at the Belgian and Italian Grands Prix. Having been hit with a...

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  11. Saturday 6 September 2014

  12. Qualifying pace surprises McLaren duo 18:01

    Qualifying pace surprises McLaren duo

    McLaren duo Kevin Magnussen and Jenson Button have admitted to feeling surprised over the team's qualifying performance at Monza. After progressing to...

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  13. Wednesday 27 August 2014

  14. McLaren admits drivers 'uncomfortable' over futures 10:33

    McLaren admits drivers 'uncomfortable' over futures

    McLaren admits that the uncertainty over its line-up for 2015 and beyond has left Jenson Button and Kevin Magnussen feeling "uncomfortable" about their...

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  15. Sunday 24 August 2014

  16. Magnussen penalised for Alonso move 16:24

    Magnussen penalised for Alonso move

    Formula 1 rookie Kevin Magnussen has been given a 20-second time penalty after his fierce battle with Fernando Alonso at the Belgian Grand Prix, dropping...

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  17. Saturday 9 August 2014

  18. Formula 1 mid-season review: McLaren 07:00

    Formula 1 mid-season review: McLaren

    As the Formula 1 fraternity enjoys the summer break, GPUpdate.net takes the opportunity to analyse team and driver performances over the first 11 rounds of...

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  19. Monday 4 August 2014

  20. Magnussen hails impact of 'great' Button 14:41

    Magnussen hails impact of 'great' Button

    Kevin Magnussen has praised the impact of team-mate Jenson Button during his rookie F1 season. The 21-year-old Dane, who secured a McLaren seat after...

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  21. Saturday 26 July 2014

  22. Magnussen to start from pit lane after crash 15:54

    Magnussen to start from pit lane after crash

    Kevin Magnussen will start the Hungarian Grand Prix from the pit lane as a result of the damage sustained in his qualifying crash. The McLaren driver was...

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  23. Wednesday 23 July 2014

  24. Magnussen wants problem-free weekend 13:17

    Magnussen wants problem-free weekend

    McLaren driver Kevin Magnussen has said he is hoping for a weekend "where everything comes together" in Hungary. Danish driver Magnussen has qualified...

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  25. Sunday 20 July 2014

  26. Massa hits out at Magnussen after clash 16:07

    Massa hits out at Magnussen after clash

    Felipe Massa laid the blame fully at Kevin Magnussen's door after the duo collided on the opening lap of the German Grand Prix at Hockenheim. Massa and...

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  27. Saturday 19 July 2014

  28. Magnussen praises McLaren upgrades 17:52

    Magnussen praises McLaren upgrades

    Kevin Magnussen has praised his McLaren team for the upgrades it has brought to this weekend's German Grand Prix. The Dane trialled a new rear wing...

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  29. Saturday 5 July 2014

  30. Fewer tests will hurt rookies – Magnussen 07:00

    Fewer tests will hurt rookies – Magnussen

    McLaren's Kevin Magnussen reckons that Formula 1's reduced pre-season testing schedule, set to be introduced for the 2016 season, will make the situation...

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  31. Thursday 3 July 2014

  32. Magnussen encouraged by McLaren improvements 17:44

    Magnussen encouraged by McLaren improvements

    Kevin Magnussen says he is encouraged by the upgrades that McLaren fitted to the MP4-29 in Austria and believes that the team now has a good baseline for...

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  33. Friday 27 June 2014

  34. McLaren in no rush over 2015 line-up 10:51

    McLaren in no rush over 2015 line-up

    McLaren is in no rush to determine its 2015 driver line-up, according to Racing Director Eric Boullier. Kevin Magnussen, who claimed last year's Formula...

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  35. Thursday 26 June 2014

  36. McLaren: Gains frustratingly incremental 08:00

    McLaren: Gains frustratingly incremental

    Eric Boullier has insisted McLaren is on the right path, even if the gains being made are 'frustratingly incremental'. Kevin Magnussen and Jenson Button...

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  37. Sunday 22 June 2014

  38. Button critical of Hülkenberg start conduct 16:30

    Button critical of Hülkenberg start conduct

    Jenson Button expressed his frustration with Nico Hülkenberg after the German edged him wide on the opening lap of an Austrian Grand Prix in which the...

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  39. Saturday 21 June 2014

  40. Button blames Grosjean for Q2 exit 15:39

    Button blames Grosjean for Q2 exit

    Jenson Button has blamed Romain Grosjean for his elimination from the second phase of qualifying at the Red Bull Ring. The McLaren driver was lapping...

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  41. Sunday 8 June 2014

  42. Button overjoyed with Montreal result 22:42

    Button overjoyed with Montreal result

    Jenson Button expressed his delight after finishing fourth in Sunday's Canadian Grand Prix, his best result since Australia. The McLaren driver ran...

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  43. Saturday 7 June 2014

  44. Button expecting tyre strategy to be crucial 21:58

    Button expecting tyre strategy to be crucial

    Jenson Button believes that perfecting tyre strategy will be the key to achieving a good result during Sunday's Canadian Grand Prix at the Circuit Gilles...

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  45. Magnussen: McLaren top of the mid-pack 09:11

    Magnussen: McLaren top of the mid-pack

    Kevin Magnussen says he expects McLaren to be fighting at the top of the midfield pack at this weekend's Canadian Grand Prix. The Dane's comments come...

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  46. 05:00

    Video of the Day: Tooned - Oil: An Odyssey, Pt. 2

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  47. Tuesday 3 June 2014

  48. Boullier: Button a 'tireless contributor' 06:00

    Boullier: Button a 'tireless contributor'

    McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier has praised Jenson Button, noting the Briton has helped 'steer the team and give it direction for...

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  49. Monday 2 June 2014

  50. Magnussen wants niggle free weekend 15:33

    Magnussen wants niggle free weekend

    Kevin Magnussen is looking for a 'straightforward' weekend in Canada after a few technical problems held him back in both Monaco and Spain. Magnussen...

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  51. Thursday 29 May 2014

  52. Boullier: Rookie no hindrance to development 15:02

    Boullier: Rookie no hindrance to development

    McLaren is not being held back by its decision to field a rookie driver this season, Eric Boullier insists. Fresh from winning last year's Formula...

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  53. Tuesday 27 May 2014

  54. Magnussen: McLaren is making real progress 13:22

    Magnussen: McLaren is making real progress

    Kevin Magnussen believes McLaren is making real progress, although he concedes it might be 'hard to see from the outside'. Magnussen and team-mate Jenson...

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  55. 05:00

    Video of the Day: Tooned - Oil: An Odyssey, Pt. 1

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  56. Tuesday 6 May 2014

  57. Magnussen eyes Barcelona turning point 13:28

    Magnussen eyes Barcelona turning point

    Kevin Magnussen hopes the Spanish Grand Prix will bring "better fortunes" for himself and McLaren. The Danish rookie has scored just two points since his...

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  58. Wednesday 23 April 2014

  59. Boullier: Magnussen on normal rookie path 12:36

    Boullier: Magnussen on normal rookie path

    Kevin Magnussen's challenging run of races since recording a podium finish on his Formula 1 debut is nothing for McLaren to be overly concerned about, the...

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  60. Saturday 19 April 2014

  61. McLaren duo downbeat about car performance 09:27

    McLaren duo downbeat about car performance

    McLaren duo Jenson Button and Kevin Magnussen cut downbeat figures after a disappointing qualifying session for the team in the wet in China. Neither...

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  62. Friday 18 April 2014

  63. Magnussen baffled by McLaren's uncompetitiveness 11:08

    Magnussen baffled by McLaren's uncompetitiveness

    McLaren driver Kevin Magnussen says he is perplexed by his team's lack of competitiveness in China compared to the opening three rounds of the...

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  64. Sunday 13 April 2014

  65. Dennis: Magnussen signing was my decision 08:00

    Dennis: Magnussen signing was my decision

    McLaren Group CEO Ron Dennis says the promotion of Kevin Magnussen to a race seat was his decision. Magnussen, who claimed the Formula Renault 3.5 title...

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  66. Sunday 6 April 2014

  67. Button: Only Mercedes quicker than us 19:41

    Button: Only Mercedes quicker than us

    Jenson Button was left feeling encouraged by McLaren's pace compared to its rivals, despite retiring from the Bahrain Grand Prix. Button was running...

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  68. Saturday 5 April 2014

  69. Button not ruling out McLaren podium shot 19:58

    Button not ruling out McLaren podium shot

    Jenson Button says he is not ruling out finishing on the podium in the Bahrain Grand Prix after qualifying in sixth place for Sunday's race. Button...

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  70. Friday 4 April 2014

  71. Button: Only Mercedes happy with their car 20:31

    Button: Only Mercedes happy with their car

    Jenson Button believes that McLaren has work to do prior to qualifying for the Bahrain Grand Prix, but joked that only championship leaders Mercedes can be...

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  72. Wednesday 2 April 2014

  73. Magnussen on 'front foot' in Bahrain 06:00

    Magnussen on 'front foot' in Bahrain

    Kevin Magnussen has said he will go into the Bahrain Grand Prix this week on the 'front foot' as unlike in Australia and Malaysia he has experience of the...

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  74. Sunday 30 March 2014

  75. Magnussen apologetic after 'messing things up' 14:24

    Magnussen apologetic after 'messing things up'

    Kevin Magnussen has apologised to his McLaren team after making contact with Kimi Räikkönen during the Malaysian Grand Prix. Magnussen was closing in on R...

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  76. Friday 28 March 2014

  77. Magnussen says tyres present biggest challenge 13:00

    Magnussen says tyres present biggest challenge

    McLaren driver Kevin Magnussen says that the challenges presented by Pirelli's tyres are his biggest focus following practice for the Malaysian Grand...

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  78. Wednesday 26 March 2014

  79. McLaren eager to 'consolidate' in Malaysia 11:56

    McLaren eager to 'consolidate' in Malaysia

    McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier has said the team will be looking to 'consolidate' its position in the Malaysian Grand Prix this weekend, and he has...

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  80. Tuesday 25 March 2014

  81. McLaren has turned a corner, says Button 09:19

    McLaren has turned a corner, says Button

    Jenson Button feels that McLaren has "turned a corner" with the design of its 2014 Formula 1 challenger. Last season, McLaren endured a torrid term as it...

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  82. Friday 21 March 2014

  83. 12:04

    Video: Magnussen on 'unexpected' podium

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  84. Tuesday 18 March 2014

  85. Dennis: Magnussen can be World Champion 03:00

    Dennis: Magnussen can be World Champion

    McLaren Group CEO Ron Dennis reckons Kevin Magnussen has what it takes to become a Formula 1 World Champion, following the Dane's impressive debut podium...

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  86. Sunday 16 March 2014

  87. Magnussen thrilled by 'surreal' debut podium 08:47

    Magnussen thrilled by 'surreal' debut podium

    Kevin Magnussen says that it is 'hard to believe' that he finished on the podium on his Formula 1 debut in Australia. Magnussen started the race from...

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  88. Saturday 15 March 2014

  89. Drivers cleared over alleged infringements 10:03

    Drivers cleared over alleged infringements

    Kevin Magnussen, Fernando Alonso and Sebastian Vettel have all avoided penalties for the season-opening Australian Grand Prix. Magnussen, who starts...

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  90. Magnussen, Alonso, Vettel face investigation 09:43

    Magnussen, Alonso, Vettel face investigation

    McLaren rookie Kevin Magnussen, Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso and Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel are all under investigation after qualifying. Magnussen...

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  91. Elated Magussen admits McLaren lacks dry pace 07:49

    Elated Magussen admits McLaren lacks dry pace

    Kevin Magnussen expressed his delight after qualifying for the Australian Grand Prix but warned that McLaren still lacks outright pace. Magnussen set the...

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  92. Friday 14 March 2014

  93. Magnussen: Getting used to the circuit not easy 10:14

    Magnussen: Getting used to the circuit not easy

    McLaren driver Kevin Magnussen says he is still trying to get used to the Albert Park circuit after his first day of running at the Australian Grand...

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  94. Tuesday 11 March 2014

  95. Excited Magnussen under no illusions 03:00

    Excited Magnussen under no illusions

    An excited Kevin Magnussen says his primary target is to finish the early season races as he embarks on his rookie campaign in Australia this...

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  96. Tuesday 25 February 2014

  97. Magnussen to start for McLaren at final test 11:17

    Magnussen to start for McLaren at final test

    Kevin Magnussen will kick-off testing for McLaren this week at the Sakhir circuit in Bahrain, scene of the third and final 2014 F1 pre-season test. The...

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  98. Thursday 20 February 2014

  99. Magnussen: Drivers have bigger influence 18:16

    Magnussen: Drivers have bigger influence

    Kevin Magnussen reckons drivers will be able to make a bigger difference with the sport's latest machines. This season, turbocharged 1.6-litre V6 power...

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  100. Magnussen tops second test day in Bahrain 14:06

    Magnussen tops second test day in Bahrain

    Kevin Magnussen topped the timesheets during the second day of testing in Bahrain. The McLaren driver's best effort of 1:34.910, set on Pirelli's Super Soft...

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  101. Monday 17 February 2014

  102. Magnussen gets first two days in Bahrain 03:00

    Magnussen gets first two days in Bahrain

    McLaren has handed Kevin Magnussen the first two days of running for this week's Bahrain test. The Dane, gearing up for his maiden Formula 1 season, will...

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  103. Thursday 30 January 2014

  104. Magnussen pleased with McLaren mileage 18:34

    Magnussen pleased with McLaren mileage

    Kevin Magnussen says he is encouraged by the reliability McLaren has shown at this week's opening pre-season test at Jerez. Although the Woking-based...

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  105. Magnussen sets pace on penultimate day 16:16

    Magnussen sets pace on penultimate day

    Formula 1 rookie Kevin Magnussen topped the penultimate day of the opening pre-season test at the Circuito de Jerez, while the Renault-powered outfits...

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  106. Friday 24 January 2014

  107. 14:01

    Video: Magnussen set for Formula 1 debut

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  108. Magnussen: Rule changes will help me 14:00

    Magnussen: Rule changes will help me

    Kevin Magnussen reckons his Formula 1 arrival will be helped by the sport's regulation overhaul, with drivers facing an unprecedented technical challenge...

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  109. Monday 13 January 2014

  110. Paffett: Magnussen can push Button hard 10:10

    Paffett: Magnussen can push Button hard

    McLaren test and development driver Gary Paffett reckons Kevin Magnussen has the potential to push experienced team-mate Jenson Button "really hard" during...

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  111. Wednesday 8 January 2014

  112. Magnussen confirms car number for 2014 11:43

    Magnussen confirms car number for 2014

    Kevin Magnussen has confirmed that he will use the number 20 during his maiden Formula 1 season. The 21-year-old Dane, who is to partner Jenson Button at...

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