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  1. Sunday 13 April 2014

  2. 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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  3. Friday 11 April 2014

  4. Dennis: We must end the season winning 16:29

    Dennis: We must end the season winning

    Ron Dennis says it is imperative that McLaren is capable of winning races at the end of the season. The outfit is attempting to bounce back from its...

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  5. Tuesday 8 April 2014

  6. 05:00

    Video of the Day: Dennis on 2014 regulations

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  7. Monday 7 April 2014

  8. Dennis criticises Vettel for noise comments 13:58

    Dennis criticises Vettel for noise comments

    McLaren chief Ron Dennis has criticised Sebastian Vettel for his recent, controversial comments about the current state of Formula 1, arguing that the Red...

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  9. Tuesday 18 March 2014

  10. 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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  11. Sunday 9 March 2014

  12. 05:00

    Video of the Day: Dennis on 2014 season

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  13. Friday 7 March 2014

  14. Dennis: Hamilton could make McLaren return 08:40

    Dennis: Hamilton could make McLaren return

    Ron Dennis has refused to rule out the possibility of reuniting with Lewis Hamilton in the future, suggesting that the current Mercedes man could be tempted...

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  15. Thursday 6 March 2014

  16. Dennis silent over Whitmarsh's future 13:54

    Dennis silent over Whitmarsh's future

    Ron Dennis says he will not discuss Martin Whitmarsh's future until they have agreed how to move forward. Whitmarsh has been cast aside at McLaren after...

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  17. Dennis: No title sponsor for opening race 13:26

    Dennis: No title sponsor for opening race

    Ron Dennis has confirmed that McLaren will be without a title sponsor at next weekend's season-opening Australian Grand Prix, but he expects the gap to be...

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  18. Saturday 25 January 2014

  19. Button: Dennis return an 'exciting thing' 10:27

    Button: Dennis return an 'exciting thing'

    Jenson Button believes Ron Dennis’ return will help reinvigorate McLaren after the disappointment of the 2013 F1 campaign. McLaren’s failings last season...

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  20. Monday 20 January 2014

  21. Exclusive interview with John Watson 10:35

    Exclusive interview with John Watson

    Following the announcement of Ron Dennis' return as CEO of the McLaren Group, GPUpdate.net conversed with one of his former employees, five-time Grand Prix...

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  22. Thursday 16 January 2014

  23. Ron Dennis re-appointed CEO of McLaren 18:02

    Ron Dennis re-appointed CEO of McLaren

    Ron Dennis has been re-appointed as CEO of the McLaren Group with immediate effect. The 66-year-old takes over from current Team Principal Martin Whitmarsh,...

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  24. Tuesday 17 December 2013

  25. Dennis would not veto Alonso return 10:35

    Dennis would not veto Alonso return

    McLaren Chairman Ron Dennis says he would not actively block Fernando Alonso from returning to the Woking-based outfit, despite a tumultuous relationship...

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  26. Thursday 4 July 2013

  27. Dennis 'honoured' to get MIA Award 11:09

    Dennis 'honoured' to get MIA Award

    Ron Dennis received the MIA Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Motorsport Industry at the House of Lords this week. The Rt Hon Michael Fallon MP,...

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  28. Monday 21 January 2013

  29. McLaren reveals logo for 50th anniversary 15:48

    McLaren reveals logo for 50th anniversary

    McLaren will celebrate its 50th anniversary on 2 September, with a wide range of events lined up throughout the year. To mark the occasion, the Woking-based...

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  30. Friday 4 January 2013

  31. We could have kept Hamilton, says Dennis 10:33

    We could have kept Hamilton, says Dennis

    Ron Dennis, former McLaren Team Principal and now Executive Chairman of McLaren Automotive, has revealed that the outfit could have retained Lewis Hamilton...

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  32. Thursday 25 October 2012

  33. Hamilton to meet Ron Dennis in Abu Dhabi 13:03

    Hamilton to meet Ron Dennis in Abu Dhabi

    Lewis Hamilton has now broken a several week-long silence with former Team Principal Ron Dennis. It was the latter, now Chairman of the McLaren Group, who...

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  34. Monday 10 September 2012

  35. McLaren: Hamilton trophies have never been issue 02:00

    McLaren: Hamilton trophies have never been issue

    Keeping race-winning trophies has been no real factor when discussing a new contract with Lewis Hamilton. That is according to Ron Dennis, head of the...

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  36. Thursday 16 August 2012

  37. 05:00

    Video of the Day: Dennis interviews Senna

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  38. Friday 27 July 2012

  39. Hamilton unfazed by Dennis comments 12:00

    Hamilton unfazed by Dennis comments

    Lewis Hamilton insists that he is ‘relaxed’ over the ongoing news reports about his future in Formula 1 and recent comments from McLaren head Ron Dennis. The...

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  40. Thursday 26 July 2012

  41. Dennis 'pretty sure' Hamilton will stay at McLaren 11:39

    Dennis 'pretty sure' Hamilton will stay at McLaren

    McLaren Group Chairman Ron Dennis is confident that Lewis Hamilton will stay put for the 2013 campaign, with the former Team Principal expecting a contract...

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  42. Thursday 17 November 2011

  43. Prime Minister David Cameron visits McLaren 14:17

    Prime Minister David Cameron visits McLaren

    McLaren’s Technology Centre received a noteworthy visitor on Thursday, as Prime Minister David Cameron attended to open the brand-new McLaren Production C...

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  44. Friday 11 March 2011

  45. Ron Dennis receives six-month driving ban 12:47

    Ron Dennis receives six-month driving ban

    Ron Dennis, head of McLaren Automotive and former Team Principal for the company’s Formula 1 team, has received a driving ban of six months after failing to...

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  46. Friday 4 February 2011

  47. AkzoNobel extends partnership with McLaren 15:57

    AkzoNobel extends partnership with McLaren

    Vodafone McLaren Mercedes has announced an extension to its deal with the world’s leading decorative paints company, AkzoNobel. The agreement was renewed on...

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  48. Thursday 21 October 2010

  49. McLaren and Vodafone renew partnership 08:24

    McLaren and Vodafone renew partnership

    McLaren Mercedes has confirmed that Vodafone will remain its title sponsor until at least the end of the 2013 season, meaning the link-up will have by then...

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  50. Monday 30 August 2010

  51. Dennis: Vettel is just too impetuous 12:00

    Dennis: Vettel is just too impetuous

    McLaren’s Ron Dennis has told GPUpdate.net that Sebastian Vettel should first consider his own actions, should he fail to pick up the drivers’ world title th...

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  52. Saturday 14 August 2010

  53. Dennis supports Villeneuve’s bid to enter F1 11:04

    Dennis supports Villeneuve’s bid to enter F1

    McLaren’s Ron Dennis has said it would be good for Formula 1 to see Jacques Villeneuve return to Formula 1 with his own team. The Canadian is hoping to e...

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  54. Monday 14 June 2010

  55. Dennis hails McLaren development rate 10:00

    Dennis hails McLaren development rate

    Ex McLaren Team Principal Ron Dennis was delighted to witness a 1-2 for his team in Montreal, having made the journey to watch the race trackside. Now head...

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  56. Tuesday 23 March 2010

  57. Dennis hints at Red Bull fuel problem 09:44

    Dennis hints at Red Bull fuel problem

    Former McLaren Team Principal Ron Dennis has hinted that Sebastian Vettel's loss of the lead in Bahrain could have been caused by a shortage of fuel as...

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  58. Thursday 11 February 2010

  59. Dennis not expecting McLaren politics 16:39

    Dennis not expecting McLaren politics

    Ron Dennis believes that McLaren boasts a highly competitive double Champion line-up ahead of the 2010 season and, furthermore, does not expect inter-team...

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  60. Dennis enters 'Motorsport Hall of Fame' 14:08

    Dennis enters 'Motorsport Hall of Fame'

    Ron Dennis is one of four men to be entered into the new Motorsport magazine 'Hall of Fame', which was launched with a London ceremony on Tuesday night. The...

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  61. Monday 4 January 2010

  62. Dennis disenchanted by F1 politics 12:14

    Dennis disenchanted by F1 politics

    Following a career which saw him involved in Formula 1 for over three decades, Ron Dennis quietly departed early last season following the controversial...

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  63. Monday 7 December 2009

  64. Ron Dennis receives lifetime achievement award 14:21

    Ron Dennis receives lifetime achievement award

    Former McLaren team boss Ron Dennis was honoured with a lifetime achievement award at the prestigious Autosport Awards in London last night. Dennis was...

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  65. Monday 16 November 2009

  66. McLaren and Mercedes renew engine deal 13:46

    McLaren and Mercedes renew engine deal

    With Mercedes confirming a majority stake in the Brawn team on Monday, the German engine manufacturer has also extended its contract to continue supplying...

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  67. Saturday 2 May 2009

  68. Dennis rates McLaren chances 04:00

    Dennis rates McLaren chances

    He may no longer be part of the Formula One operation, but Ron Dennis is still keen to see the McLaren Mercedes team perform competitively this season after...

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  69. Tuesday 21 April 2009

  70. 'Dennis could still be in trouble' - Ecclestone 15:29

    'Dennis could still be in trouble' - Ecclestone

    Bernie Ecclestone has warned Ron Dennis that he could still find himself with problems to resolve after McLaren's FIA hearing, which set to take place next...

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  71. Saturday 18 April 2009

  72. Hamilton surprised to see Dennis departure 08:30

    Hamilton surprised to see Dennis departure

    Lewis Hamilton has admitted that the decision of Ron Dennis to leave McLaren's F1 team came as unexpected this week Dennis, who first signed Hamilton as a...

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  73. Thursday 16 April 2009

  74. Dennis focuses away from F1, with McLaren Automotive 13:14

    Dennis focuses away from F1, with McLaren Automotive

    Ron Dennis has announced a large reshuffle of McLaren's internal structure, as the Englishman steps down as CEO of the racing team in order to concentrate...

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  75. Dennis to redefine McLaren position 10:50

    Dennis to redefine McLaren position

    Ron Dennis is to due to make an announcement on his full role within the McLaren company, and is expected to shift full focus onto road car department as...

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  76. Friday 27 March 2009

  77. Ecclestone clarifies comments over 'owed money' 19:07

    Ecclestone clarifies comments over 'owed money'

    Bernie Ecclestone has denied owing teams any money, following his comments last week which stated that Ron Dennis and Flavio Briatore - of McLaren and...

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  78. Tuesday 24 March 2009

  79. McLaren and Renault boycott avoided 11:28

    McLaren and Renault boycott avoided

    A reported boycott of this weekend's Australian Grand Prix by the McLaren and Renault teams has been resolved. Formula 1 commercial rights holder Bernie...

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  80. Wednesday 11 March 2009

  81. Dennis calm about McLaren performance 17:14

    Dennis calm about McLaren performance

    Ron Dennis has played down widespread accusations that the McLaren team is struggling heading into the new season. The chairman of the team, who has handed...

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  82. Monday 2 February 2009

  83. 12:49

    Ron Dennis pays tribute to Teddy Mayer

    Teddy Mayer, former McLaren team principal, sadly passed away on Friday 30th January, at the age of 73. McLaren's Ron Dennis has paid the following tribute...

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  84. Thursday 29 January 2009

  85. Dennis planning to attend most races 11:01

    Dennis planning to attend most races

    While he has stepped down officially as team principal of the McLaren team, Ron Dennis says he will still attend most races in 2009.  "I'll attend most, if...

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  86. Monday 19 January 2009

  87. Hamilton still confident after Dennis stepped down 09:17

    Hamilton still confident after Dennis stepped down

    Lewis Hamilton doesn't expect any major changes in the team even though his mentor Ron Dennis will step down as McLaren's team boss. McLaren CEO Martin...

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  88. Friday 16 January 2009

  89. Dennis steps down as team boss 14:16

    Dennis steps down as team boss

    McLaren team boss Ron Dennis will step down as team principal of McLaren. McLaren CEO Martin Whitmarsh will become the team's new boss as of March 1....

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  90. Dennis targets both titles 14:00

    Dennis targets both titles

    McLaren Formula 1 team boss Ron Dennis is ready for another close fight in the upcoming Formula 1 season. The Briton saw his driver Lewis Hamilton claim the...

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  91. Sunday 11 January 2009

  92. Dennis voices Donington doubts 16:07

    Dennis voices Donington doubts

    McLaren team boss Ron Dennis has voiced his concerns over Donington's plans to host the British Grand Prix and whether its business plan is sustainable in...

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  93. Monday 3 November 2008

  94. Dennis delighted with first drivers' crown since 1999 07:00

    Dennis delighted with first drivers' crown since 1999

    For McLaren team boss Ron Dennis, Lewis Hamilton's championship victory was the culmination of years of preparation and waiting. It didn't matter one bit to...

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  95. Sunday 2 November 2008

  96. McLaren team extremely well prepared for final round 13:41

    McLaren team extremely well prepared for final round

    McLaren Formula 1 team boss Ron Dennis has said his team couldn't have done anything better as the team prepared themselves for the title showdown at...

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  97. Saturday 1 November 2008

  98. McLaren staying disciplined - Dennis 12:40

    McLaren staying disciplined - Dennis

    McLaren team boss Ron Dennis insists his outfit is remaining completely focused and disciplined as the decisive weekend in the 2008 championship draws to...

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  99. Tuesday 28 October 2008

  100. Dennis: Hamilton more important than team 10:42

    Dennis: Hamilton more important than team

    The McLaren Formula 1 team will rather win the Formula One world championship title for Lewis Hamilton than winning the constructors' title team principal...

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  101. Monday 20 October 2008

  102. Dennis happy to give Ferrari Brazil one-two 06:00

    Dennis happy to give Ferrari Brazil one-two

    McLaren team boss Ron Dennis says he would not be upset if rivals Ferrari took a one-two finish at the saeson finale in Brazil, so long as Lewis Hamilton...

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  103. Sunday 14 September 2008

  104. Ron Dennis: No exceptional talent in GP2 13:18

    Ron Dennis: No exceptional talent in GP2

    McLaren Formula 1 team boss Ron Dennis has said he has not seen any exceptional talent in GP2 this season. The GP2 season came to an end at Monza with...

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  105. Monday 8 September 2008

  106. McLaren boss - we did everything right 08:00

    McLaren boss - we did everything right

    McLaren team boss Ron Dennis was insistent after the Belgian Grand Prix that his team and Lewis Hamilton had done everything right after the championship...

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  107. Sunday 7 September 2008

  108. Dennis hints Hamilton may be light 06:00

    Dennis hints Hamilton may be light

    McLaren team boss Ron Dennis hinted that Lewis Hamilton may be a little lighter on fuel than team mate Kovalainen and the two Ferraris behind him, after the...

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  109. Tuesday 26 August 2008

  110. Don't write off Raikkonen warns Dennis 12:39

    Don't write off Raikkonen warns Dennis

    McLaren boss Ron Dennis has warned against writing off Kimi Raikkonen from a championship challenge this season after a string of difficult races in which...

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  111. Wednesday 13 August 2008

  112. McLaren will rotate staff next year 11:14

    McLaren will rotate staff next year

    The McLaren team will start to rotate its staff during race weekends, next year as the F1 calendar expands to 19 rounds and the three-week summer break is...

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  113. Monday 28 July 2008

  114. Dennis denies Kovalainen is support act 06:00

    Dennis denies Kovalainen is support act

    McLaren team boss Ron Dennis has denied that Heikki Kovalainen is destined only to play a support role in the team and help Lewis Hamilton to the drivers'...

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  115. Monday 21 July 2008

  116. McLaren boss explains strategy call 06:00

    McLaren boss explains strategy call

    A delighted Ron Dennis explained his team's decision not to pit Lewis Hamilton from the lead under the safety car, despite his immediate rivals pitting at...

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