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  1. Saturday 24 June 2017

  2. Boullier: McLaren/Honda friction exaggerated 08:04

    Boullier: McLaren/Honda friction exaggerated

    McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier says that the "friction" between the team and power unit partner Honda has been exaggerated, amid its 2017 struggles in…

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  3. Tuesday 13 June 2017

  4. Boullier: Late Canada exit 'gut-wrenching' 10:36

    Boullier: Late Canada exit 'gut-wrenching'

    McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier has described the team's late race failure at the Canadian Grand Prix as "gut-wrenching", adding that its current…

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  5. Tuesday 23 May 2017

  6. McLaren aims for first 2017 double finish 13:28

    McLaren aims for first 2017 double finish

    McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier says getting both MCL32s to the finish is the team's primary goal for Monaco, and reckons further updates will boost its…

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  7. Monday 8 May 2017

  8. McLaren-Honda still focused on reliability 13:58

    McLaren-Honda still focused on reliability

    Fernando Alonso says that McLaren-Honda is still focused on reliability rather than performance as the first European leg of the 2017 season gets…

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  9. Tuesday 2 May 2017

  10. McLaren 'cannot hide' behind Sochi result 14:32

    McLaren 'cannot hide' behind Sochi result

    McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier says the team "cannot hide" behind its result at the Russian Grand Prix, after another lacklustre performance. Stoffel…

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  11. Thursday 20 April 2017

  12. Vandoorne hails 'best day this season' 07:14

    Vandoorne hails 'best day this season'

    Stoffel Vandoorne described McLaren-Honda's conclusion to the opening in-season test at the Sakhir circuit as the team's "best day this season so far", after a…

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  13. Friday 14 April 2017

  14. Boullier: Button's return 'great' for F1 10:28

    Boullier: Button's return 'great' for F1

    Jenson Button's return to action at the Monaco Grand Prix is "great news" for Formula 1 as a whole, according to McLaren Racing Director Eric…

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  15. Monday 3 April 2017

  16. McLaren expects to be 'exposed' in China 11:59

    McLaren expects to be 'exposed' in China

    McLaren chief Eric Boullier says he expects this weekend's Chinese Grand Prix to further "expose the weaknesses" of the team's Honda-powered package. McLaren…

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  17. Thursday 16 March 2017

  18. McLaren unsure if it can finish first race 07:42

    McLaren unsure if it can finish first race

    Eric Boullier has admitted that he is unsure whether McLaren-Honda will be able to finish the season-opening Australian Grand Prix, after another troubled…

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  19. Wednesday 15 March 2017

  20. McLaren: Alonso's future down to strong car 10:31

    McLaren: Alonso's future down to strong car

    Eric Boullier has admitted that Fernando Alonso will "take his own decisions" if McLaren-Honda cannot overcome its troubles and produce a competitive…

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  21. Tuesday 14 March 2017

  22. Boullier: No 'overnight fixes' at McLaren-Honda 07:36

    Boullier: No 'overnight fixes' at McLaren-Honda

    Eric Boullier has admitted that there "aren't overnight fixes" at McLaren-Honda, as the team braces itself for a tough start to the 2017 campaign after a…

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  23. Tuesday 7 March 2017

  24. McLaren admits 'maximum' strain with Honda 17:32

    McLaren admits 'maximum' strain with Honda

    McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier has conceded that the team's relationship with Honda is at "maximum" strain amid a troubled build-up to the 2017 Formula 1…

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  25. Friday 3 March 2017

  26. Boullier labels Ferrari as the 'surprise' team 08:42

    Boullier labels Ferrari as the 'surprise' team

    McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier has labelled Ferrari as the "surprise" of testing, following the Italian outfit's performance across the opening…

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  27. Monday 27 February 2017

  28. Boullier: McLaren 'surprised' by test issue 15:20

    Boullier: McLaren 'surprised' by test issue

    McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier has admitted that the problem which impacted Fernando Alonso's running on the opening day of testing came as a surprise to…

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  29. Friday 24 February 2017

  30. Boullier: McLaren can 'turn the corner' 11:32

    Boullier: McLaren can 'turn the corner'

    McLaren-Honda Racing Director Eric Boullier is optimistic that the partnership can "turn the corner" in 2017, after it unveiled its new MCL32 on Friday…

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  31. Tuesday 14 February 2017

  32. Video of the Day: McLaren's golden ticket 05:38

    Video of the Day: McLaren's golden ticket

    McLaren teamed up with Starlight Children's Foundation to grant a wish to Formula 1 fanatic, Oliver. Eric Boullier, the outfit's Racing Director, delivered a…

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  33. Thursday 9 February 2017

  34. McLaren plans 'exciting changes' for '17 car 12:09

    McLaren plans 'exciting changes' for '17 car

    McLaren has planned some "exciting changes" for its latest Formula 1 challenger, which has been dubbed the MCL32, according to Racing Director Eric…

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  35. Tuesday 22 November 2016

  36. Boullier sees progression 'in every area' 11:36

    Boullier sees progression 'in every area'

    Eric Boullier says that he has witnessed "firm progression in every area" through the second season of the latest McLaren-Honda partnership. McLaren scored…

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  37. Tuesday 15 November 2016

  38. Boullier: McLaren failed to seize moment 15:22

    Boullier: McLaren failed to seize moment

    McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier says neither Fernando Alonso nor Jenson Button managed to "seize the moment" as the outfit left a wet Brazilian Grand Prix…

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  39. Tuesday 25 October 2016

  40. Boullier says Austin showed chassis strengths 15:24

    Boullier says Austin showed chassis strengths

    McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier praised Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button's recovery drive at the United States Grand Prix, following a disappointing race…

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  41. Monday 17 October 2016

  42. McLaren hopes to show Suzuka was a blip 15:15

    McLaren hopes to show Suzuka was a blip

    McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier is hopeful that the outfit can prove its dismal showing in Japan was a one-off, when Formula 1 returns to action in the…

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  43. Wednesday 5 October 2016

  44. McLaren hopes to build on Sepang form 08:48

    McLaren hopes to build on Sepang form

    McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier is hopeful that the outfit can replicate its Malaysia form at the Japanese Grand Prix this weekend, home to power unit…

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  45. Wednesday 31 August 2016

  46. McLaren wary of 'tough test' at Monza 09:42

    McLaren wary of 'tough test' at Monza

    McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier says the team is wary that it will face a "tough test" at Monza this weekend, with the high-speed circuit unlikely to suit…

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  47. Wednesday 24 August 2016

  48. Boullier: 2016 gains will aid 2017 package 10:40

    Boullier: 2016 gains will aid 2017 package

    McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier says there will be "no let-up" from the team in terms of its development as anything it gains this season will aid…

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  49. Monday 18 July 2016

  50. Boullier: McLaren-Honda will get there 12:16

    Boullier: McLaren-Honda will get there

    McLaren and Honda are in the second campaign of their latest spell as partners, working relentlessly to cut the gap to the front of the Formula 1 grid.…

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  51. Tuesday 5 July 2016

  52. Boullier hails 'landmark' McLaren result 11:52

    Boullier hails 'landmark' McLaren result

    McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier says the squad's Austrian Grand Prix result was a "landmark" as Jenson Button started from third on the grid and finished…

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  53. Monday 27 June 2016

  54. McLaren focused on reliability, points return 15:12

    McLaren focused on reliability, points return

    McLaren-Honda's focus at the Austrian Grand Prix will be on improved reliability and a return to the points-paying positions, according to the team's Racing…

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  55. Wednesday 1 June 2016

  56. Boullier: Double points finish 'encouraging' 11:14

    Boullier: Double points finish 'encouraging'

    McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier accepted the outfit held hopes of being more competitive in Monaco, but was nonetheless encouraged by a double points…

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  57. Tuesday 24 May 2016

  58. Boullier: Monaco should suit McLaren 13:22

    Boullier: Monaco should suit McLaren

    Eric Boullier is confident that Monaco will suit McLaren's Honda-powered MP4-31 "more than other circuits", as the partnership continues its push towards the…

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  59. Tuesday 10 May 2016

  60. Boullier hails 'unrelenting' development 11:32

    Boullier hails 'unrelenting' development

    Eric Boullier is optimistic that McLaren-Honda will be able to achieve stronger results across future Grands Prix as a result of its "unrelenting" development…

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  61. Tuesday 3 May 2016

  62. McLaren: Points finish reflects progress 10:40

    McLaren: Points finish reflects progress

    McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier is confident that the outfit has "turned the corner" after Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button both finished in the points…

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  63. Wednesday 27 April 2016

  64. McLaren yet to unlock potential - Boullier 12:54

    McLaren yet to unlock potential - Boullier

    McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier has stressed that the outfit must continue to make gradual gains after insisting that it has yet to discover the full…

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  65. Saturday 16 April 2016

  66. Boullier: Vandoorne has nothing to prove 04:44

    Boullier: Vandoorne has nothing to prove

    McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier says reserve driver Stoffel Vandoorne has nothing left to prove and merely needs an opportunity to race full-time in…

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  67. Wednesday 13 April 2016

  68. Boullier: McLaren must not squander chances 10:22

    Boullier: McLaren must not squander chances

    McLaren must not waste further opportunities to score championship points after a reliability issue robbed Jenson Button of a potential top 10 finish in…

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  69. Saturday 2 April 2016

  70. Boullier praises Vandoorne professionalism 06:47

    Boullier praises Vandoorne professionalism

    McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier praised the conduct of reserve driver Stoffel Vandoorne after he stepped up to fill the place of Fernando Alonso in…

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  71. Monday 21 March 2016

  72. McLaren in position for points - Boullier 14:04

    McLaren in position for points - Boullier

    McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier is confident that the team will be in a position to score points in future Grands Prix despite leaving Australia…

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  73. Monday 7 March 2016

  74. McLaren yet to run full 2016-spec car 08:11

    McLaren yet to run full 2016-spec car

    McLaren-Honda will not run its complete 2016 package until the season opener in Australia, the team's Racing Director, Eric Boullier, has confirmed, after…

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  75. Thursday 3 March 2016

  76. Uncertainty over Formula 1 qualifying format 08:05

    Uncertainty over Formula 1 qualifying format

    Uncertainty remains over the qualifying format Formula 1 will use in 2016, following meetings between team bosses, drivers and the FIA at the Circuit de…

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  77. Sunday 1 November 2015

  78. McLaren 'not a charity' for Red Bull 14:19

    McLaren 'not a charity' for Red Bull

    McLaren has defended its stance of not wanting Honda to supply rival Red Bull with engines for the 2016 campaign, making clear that the team is "not a…

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  79. Saturday 24 October 2015

  80. Boullier: Magnussen will have successful career 10:44

    Boullier: Magnussen will have successful career

    McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier says he is sure that test and reserve driver Kevin Magnussen will have a successful career, following the team's decision…

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  81. Tuesday 20 October 2015

  82. Honda development going in 'good direction' 10:32

    Honda development going in 'good direction'

    Honda motorsport chief Yasuhisa Arai says the previous Russian Grand Prix proved that the firm's season-long engine development push is going in a "good…

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  83. Tuesday 13 October 2015

  84. Boullier satisfied with return to points 12:33

    Boullier satisfied with return to points

    McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier expressed satisfaction that the outfit was able to return to the points for the first time since the Hungarian Grand Prix…

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  85. Monday 5 October 2015

  86. Boullier: Button renewal 'incredibly motivating' 12:31

    Boullier: Button renewal 'incredibly motivating'

    Eric Boullier says the recent confirmation that Jenson Button will remain with McLaren-Honda for the 2016 season is "incredibly motivating" for the…

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  87. Friday 4 September 2015

  88. Boullier: McLaren 'intends' to keep Button 16:19

    Boullier: McLaren 'intends' to keep Button

    Eric Boullier says that McLaren "intends" to retain Jenson Button alongside Fernando Alonso next season, but also place Stoffel Vandoorne and Kevin Magnussen…

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  89. Wednesday 2 September 2015

  90. Honda braced for 'big challenge' at Monza 10:32

    Honda braced for 'big challenge' at Monza

    McLaren's engine supplier Honda says it is braced for a "big challenge" at this weekend's Italian Grand Prix, due to the importance of power at the Monza…

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  91. Tuesday 18 August 2015

  92. McLaren-Honda braced for Spa struggle 09:32

    McLaren-Honda braced for Spa struggle

    McLaren-Honda is bracing itself for further engine-related penalties and struggles at this weekend's Belgian Grand Prix, even though it remains confident of…

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  93. Wednesday 29 July 2015

  94. Boullier 'guarantees' McLaren-Honda success 13:24

    Boullier 'guarantees' McLaren-Honda success

    Eric Boullier has offered a "guarantee" that the renewed McLaren-Honda partnership will succeed, on the back of its best result of the campaign at the Hungarian…

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  95. Monday 20 July 2015

  96. Boullier frustrated by first-lap incidents 16:04

    Boullier frustrated by first-lap incidents

    Eric Boullier says a series of early incidents at recent races have masked the progress the renewed McLaren-Honda partnership has made since the start of the…

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  97. Thursday 16 July 2015

  98. Boullier says reliability can unlock 'seconds' 07:54

    Boullier says reliability can unlock 'seconds'

    Eric Boullier believes that McLaren's current package could be "seconds" per lap faster, and move firmly into Formula 1's top 10 positions, with solely…

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  99. Thursday 9 July 2015

  100. Boullier: Too early for Honda B-team 07:22

    Boullier: Too early for Honda B-team

    Eric Boullier says that while the prospect of a B-team is potentially attractive to McLaren and engine partner Honda, it is too early to contemplate such a move…

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  101. Monday 22 June 2015

  102. Honda readies updates for Silverstone 14:11

    Honda readies updates for Silverstone

    McLaren engine partner Honda says it is readying its next batch of upgrades for the British Grand Prix after another challenging race weekend in…

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  103. Tuesday 9 June 2015

  104. Boullier praises McLaren drivers' attitude 09:03

    Boullier praises McLaren drivers' attitude

    Eric Boullier has heaped praise on McLaren-Honda drivers Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button for the attitude they have both displayed so far this season. The…

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  105. Tuesday 19 May 2015

  106. McLaren efforts focused on qualifying - Boullier 09:40

    McLaren efforts focused on qualifying - Boullier

    McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier says the squad must improve its qualifying performance at this weekend's Monaco Grand Prix if it is to collect its first…

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  107. Wednesday 29 April 2015

  108. McLaren to develop MP4-30 until final race 14:39

    McLaren to develop MP4-30 until final race

    McLaren has vowed to press on with development of its MP4-30 until the final round of the 2015 campaign, as the team attempts to gradually move back up the…

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  109. Monday 13 April 2015

  110. McLaren reliability a 'real positive' - Boullier 13:22

    McLaren reliability a 'real positive' - Boullier

    McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier says that he can draw encouragement from the squad's double finish at the Chinese Grand Prix, even though the team was…

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  111. Wednesday 25 March 2015

  112. Button: Malaysia heat to test McLaren 13:08

    Button: Malaysia heat to test McLaren

    Jenson Button believes that the high temperatures expected at this weekend's Malaysian Grand Prix will test McLaren after a troublesome start to its 2015…

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  113. Friday 13 March 2015

  114. Doctors to decide on Alonso return – Boullier 12:33

    Doctors to decide on Alonso return – Boullier

    McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier says it will be up to doctors to decide whether Fernando Alonso will be fit to return for the Malaysian Grand Prix at the…

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  115. Sunday 1 March 2015

  116. McLaren prepared for tricky start to 2015 18:57

    McLaren prepared for tricky start to 2015

    McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier says the squad is prepared for a tricky start to its 2015 campaign after pre-season testing concluded with more problems…

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  117. Sunday 22 February 2015

  118. Concussed Alonso to stay in hospital overnight 19:04

    Concussed Alonso to stay in hospital overnight

    McLaren has confirmed that Fernando Alonso will remain in hospital overnight, after suffering a concussion during his testing accident in Barcelona. The…

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  119. Friday 30 January 2015

  120. Video: Boullier on McLaren-Honda reunion 07:24

    Video: Boullier on McLaren-Honda reunion

    McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier talks about McLaren's latest engine partnership with Honda.

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