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  1. Friday 21 November 2014

  2. Magnussen buoyed by McLaren updates 17:46

    Magnussen buoyed by McLaren updates

    McLaren driver Kevin Magnussen was encouraged by the upgrades he tested during Friday practice for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The Dane wound up third on...

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  3. Tuesday 18 November 2014

  4. McLaren: No driver decision until next month 18:54

    McLaren: No driver decision until next month

    McLaren has ruled out naming its 2015 driver line-up before the current season concludes. Jenson Button and rookie team-mate Kevin Magnussen are waiting...

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  5. Monday 10 November 2014

  6. Alonso hopes Button stays in Formula 1 11:09

    Alonso hopes Button stays in Formula 1

    Fernando Alonso says fellow World Champion Jenson Button deserves to retain his place on the Formula 1 grid next season, describing the Briton as "a very...

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  7. Thursday 6 November 2014

  8. Magnussen calm over McLaren line-up delay 15:41

    Magnussen calm over McLaren line-up delay

    Kevin Magnussen says he is fully understanding of the time McLaren is taking to determine who will drive its cars next year. McLaren's 2015 pairing has...

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  9. Tuesday 4 November 2014

  10. McLaren to maximise everything in Brazil 16:33

    McLaren to maximise everything in Brazil

    Eric Boullier says McLaren will be focusing on "maximising everything" at the Brazilian Grand Prix this weekend as the squad chases the best result possible...

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  11. Monday 3 November 2014

  12. Button: Tyre issues to blame for late slump 11:21

    Button: Tyre issues to blame for late slump

    Jenson Button has blamed significant tyre degradation issues for his failure to score points in the United States Grand Prix. The McLaren driver had...

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  13. Saturday 1 November 2014

  14. Button optimistic of recovery from penalty 21:07

    Button optimistic of recovery from penalty

    Jenson Button reckons the potential for increased pit-stops in the United States Grand Prix will boost his chances of recovering from his gearbox...

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  15. Friday 17 October 2014

  16. Button will only stay in F1 with 'competitive' car 16:13

    Button will only stay in F1 with 'competitive' car

    Jenson Button could move to endurance racing if he fails to land a competitive Formula 1 seat for 2015. Fernando Alonso, whose Ferrari exit was confirmed...

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  17. Wednesday 15 October 2014

  18. Boullier: Line-up needs to boost morale 11:32

    Boullier: Line-up needs to boost morale

    Eric Boullier says McLaren's 2015 driver pairing needs to "boost morale" amongst team members. While current team-mates Jenson Button and Kevin Magnussen...

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  19. Sunday 12 October 2014

  20. Button: McLaren achieved maximum 16:38

    Button: McLaren achieved maximum

    Jenson Button says McLaren achieved the maximum possible with its current package during Sunday afternoon's Russian Grand Prix. Button started and...

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  21. Saturday 11 October 2014

  22. Button pleased with qualifying recovery 16:44

    Button pleased with qualifying recovery

    Jenson Button has praised his McLaren team for the way it bounced back during Saturday's Russian Grand Prix qualifying hour. After an encouraging first...

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  23. Magnussen to get five-place grid penalty 10:46

    Magnussen to get five-place grid penalty

    Kevin Magnussen will be handed a five-place grid penalty for the Russian Grand Prix, with McLaren forced to change the gearbox on his car after it failed...

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  24. Friday 10 October 2014

  25. Formula 1 drivers praise Sochi Autodrom 16:34

    Formula 1 drivers praise Sochi Autodrom

    Formula 1 drivers have praised Sochi Autodrom after the first day of practice for the Russian Grand Prix. The 5.848-km, semi-permanent street circuit,...

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  26. McLaren wary of Sochi circuit evolution 15:10

    McLaren wary of Sochi circuit evolution

    McLaren duo Kevin Magnussen and Jenson Button say that the MP4-29 worked well around the Sochi Autodrom during Friday practice in Russia – but remain wary t...

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  27. Wednesday 8 October 2014

  28. Magnussen: Sochi lacks key place to overtake 14:05

    Magnussen: Sochi lacks key place to overtake

    McLaren driver Kevin Magnussen fears it could be difficult to overtake during the inaugural Russian Grand Prix on Sunday. The Sochi Autodrom circuit will...

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  29. Saturday 4 October 2014

  30. Magnussen rues errors on Q3 lap 10:53

    Magnussen rues errors on Q3 lap

    A disappointed Kevin Magnussen admits that he made a couple of errors on his final flying lap in Saturday's qualifying session for the Japanese Grand...

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  31. Friday 3 October 2014

  32. Button heartened by McLaren pace 13:28

    Button heartened by McLaren pace

    Jenson Button says he is encouraged by McLaren's pace after ending Friday's second practice session for the Japanese Grand Prix in fourth...

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  33. Friday 26 September 2014

  34. 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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  35. Sunday 21 September 2014

  36. 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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  37. Saturday 20 September 2014

  38. 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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  39. Tuesday 9 September 2014

  40. 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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  41. Monday 8 September 2014

  42. 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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  43. Saturday 6 September 2014

  44. 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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  45. Wednesday 27 August 2014

  46. 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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  47. Sunday 24 August 2014

  48. 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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  49. Saturday 9 August 2014

  50. 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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  51. Monday 4 August 2014

  52. 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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  53. Saturday 26 July 2014

  54. 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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  55. Wednesday 23 July 2014

  56. 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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  57. Sunday 20 July 2014

  58. 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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  59. Saturday 19 July 2014

  60. 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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  61. Saturday 5 July 2014

  62. 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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  63. Thursday 3 July 2014

  64. 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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  65. Friday 27 June 2014

  66. 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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  67. Thursday 26 June 2014

  68. 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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  69. Sunday 22 June 2014

  70. 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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  71. Saturday 21 June 2014

  72. 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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  73. Sunday 8 June 2014

  74. 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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  75. Saturday 7 June 2014

  76. 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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  77. 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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  78. 05:00

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

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  79. Tuesday 3 June 2014

  80. 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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  81. Monday 2 June 2014

  82. 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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  83. Thursday 29 May 2014

  84. 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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  85. Tuesday 27 May 2014

  86. 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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  87. 05:00

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

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  88. Tuesday 6 May 2014

  89. 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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  90. Wednesday 23 April 2014

  91. 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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  92. Saturday 19 April 2014

  93. 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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  94. Friday 18 April 2014

  95. 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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  96. Sunday 13 April 2014

  97. 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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  98. Sunday 6 April 2014

  99. 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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  100. Saturday 5 April 2014

  101. 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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  102. Friday 4 April 2014

  103. 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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  104. Wednesday 2 April 2014

  105. 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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  106. Sunday 30 March 2014

  107. 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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  108. Friday 28 March 2014

  109. 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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  110. Wednesday 26 March 2014

  111. 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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  112. Tuesday 25 March 2014

  113. 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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  114. Friday 21 March 2014

  115. 12:04

    Video: Magnussen on 'unexpected' podium

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