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  1. Thursday 6 March 2014

  2. 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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  3. Monday 10 February 2014

  4. Lotus F1 line-up Quesnel to replace Boullier 13:41

    Lotus F1 line-up Quesnel to replace Boullier

    Former Citroen and Peugeot motorsport boss Olivier Quensel could become the new team principal at the Lotus F1 team. According to reports by RMC, Lotus...

    F1
  5. Saturday 25 January 2014

  6. 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...

    F1
  7. Monday 20 January 2014

  8. 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...

    F1
  9. Thursday 16 January 2014

  10. 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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  11. Tuesday 14 January 2014

  12. Whitmarsh: John the most devoted father in F1 09:26

    Whitmarsh: John the most devoted father in F1

    McLaren team boss Martin Whitmarsh has led tributes to John Button, the father of current driver Jenson, who passed away in his home on the French Riviera...

    F1
  13. Thursday 19 December 2013

  14. Whitmarsh: Magnussen a risk 08:00

    Whitmarsh: Magnussen a risk

    McLaren have taken a risk by promoting young hotshot Kevin Magnussen, team principal, Martin Whitmarsh has conceded. Magnussen has been drafted in at the...

    F1
  15. Tuesday 26 November 2013

  16. Explore McLaren's F1 HQ - now! 15:04

    Explore McLaren's F1 HQ - now!

    McLaren is to open its doors to fans around the world, thanks to Google Street View, it has been announced. As from today, people can tour the McLaren...

    F1
  17. Monday 25 November 2013

  18. Whitmarsh happy Pérez will stay in F1 10:20

    Whitmarsh happy Pérez will stay in F1

    McLaren team boss Martin Whitmarsh says he is "very happy" that Sergio Pérez looks set to remain in Formula 1 next season, with the Mexican edging closer to...

    F1
  19. Saturday 23 November 2013

  20. Whitmarsh had deal for Magnussen 13:40

    Whitmarsh had deal for Magnussen

    McLaren team boss Martin Whitmarsh has revealed that he had "an absolute deal" in place for Kevin Magnussen to join a rival outfit next season. The...

    F1
  21. Wednesday 20 November 2013

  22. McLaren and Vodafone era ends in Brazil 11:14

    McLaren and Vodafone era ends in Brazil

    The Brazilian Grand Prix this weekend will mark the end of an era for McLaren as it will be the final race with Vodafone as the title sponsor. The...

    F1
  23. Saturday 16 November 2013

  24. McLaren helping Pérez find new seat 17:19

    McLaren helping Pérez find new seat

    McLaren team boss Martin Whitmarsh says he helping Sergio Pérez secure a seat for the 2014 Formula 1 season, after dropping the Mexican in favour of Kevin...

    F1
  25. Tuesday 12 November 2013

  26. Whitmarsh: No decision on 2014 drivers 09:11

    Whitmarsh: No decision on 2014 drivers

    Martin Whitmarsh has reiterated that McLaren is yet to sign contracts with its drivers for the 2014 Formula 1 campaign, while refusing to get caught up in...

    F1
  27. Monday 21 October 2013

  28. Drivers named for latest FOTA forum 12:37

    Drivers named for latest FOTA forum

    Esteban Gutiérrez, Pastor Maldonado, Sergio Pérez, Adrian Sutil and Alexander Rossi have all confirmed their attendance for the latest FOTA Fans' Forum in A...

    F1
  29. Tuesday 15 October 2013

  30. Red Bull in 'no rush' to release Prodromou 13:54

    Red Bull in 'no rush' to release Prodromou

    Red Bull team principal Christian Horner has confirmed that chief aerodynamicist Peter Prodromou will not be released early to join rivals...

    F1
  31. Wednesday 9 October 2013

  32. McLaren: Magnussen, Vandoorne F1 ready 15:02

    McLaren: Magnussen, Vandoorne F1 ready

    Martin Whitmarsh believes McLaren youngsters Kevin Magnussen and Stoffel Vandoorne both deserve a chance to drive at the pinnacle of the sport, although he...

    F1
  33. Friday 27 September 2013

  34. McLaren aiming only for ‘consolidation’ 14:48

    McLaren aiming only for ‘consolidation’

    Martin Whitmarsh has conceded that McLaren will only be able to ‘consolidate’ their position in the Constructors’ Championship, and that top ten finishes - r...

    F1
  35. Thursday 26 September 2013

  36. Youngsters unlikely to feature in elongated FP1 11:36

    Youngsters unlikely to feature in elongated FP1

    Formula 1’s top teams are unlikely to field youngsters during the elongated first practice sessions in 2014, with team bosses expressing a preference to g...

    F1
  37. Wednesday 28 August 2013

  38. I will remain at McLaren, Button repeats 08:24

    I will remain at McLaren, Button repeats

    McLaren driver Jenson Button has insisted that he will be racing for the team next year, moving to clarify comments he made at last weekend's Belgian Grand...

    F1
  39. Tuesday 27 August 2013

  40. Whitmarsh: Räikkönen determined to move 13:53

    Whitmarsh: Räikkönen determined to move

    McLaren team boss Martin Whitmarsh says Kimi Räikkönen "is determined" to leave Lotus for the 2014 Formula 1 campaign, and has revealed that he last season m...

    F1
  41. Saturday 24 August 2013

  42. McLaren eager to extend Button's contract 09:16

    McLaren eager to extend Button's contract

    McLaren team boss Martin Whitmarsh has all but confirmed that Jenson Button will be retained beyond the 2013 season, describing him as "a great asset" to...

    F1
  43. Thursday 11 July 2013

  44. McLaren encouraged but not doing handstands 15:03

    McLaren encouraged but not doing handstands

    McLaren team principal Martin Whitmarsh reckons the Woking-based outfit has taken a ‘step in the right direction’ following the squad’s performance at the Ge...

    F1
  45. Monday 1 July 2013

  46. Whitmarsh admits Germany boycott possible 11:06

    Whitmarsh admits Germany boycott possible

    McLaren boss Martin Whitmarsh has warned there is a danger of this weekend's German Grand Prix being boycotted, with various teams and drivers expressing...

    F1
  47. Tuesday 18 June 2013

  48. Button backs Whitmarsh amid car troubles 14:02

    Button backs Whitmarsh amid car troubles

    Jenson Button has leapt to the defence of McLaren Team Principal Martin Whitmarsh following the outfit's worst start to a Formula 1 season in four years,...

    F1
  49. Thursday 13 June 2013

  50. Whitmarsh: McLaren failings not due to Hamilton exit 14:47

    Whitmarsh: McLaren failings not due to Hamilton exit

    McLaren Team Principal Martin Whitmarsh has rubbished suggestions the Woking-based squad’s troubles this season are connected to the loss of 2008 F1 World Ch...

    F1
  51. Tuesday 11 June 2013

  52. Whitmarsh doubts 21-race 2014 calendar 10:41

    Whitmarsh doubts 21-race 2014 calendar

    McLaren team boss Martin Whitmarsh has expressed doubt over the chances of the 2014 Formula 1 calendar featuring 21 Grands Prix, an increase of two rounds...

    F1
  53. Monday 3 June 2013

  54. McLaren not expecting four in a row 05:00

    McLaren not expecting four in a row

    The McLaren Formula 1 team has claimed victory in the last three races at the Gilles Villeneuve circuit. In 2013 the team doesn't count on a victory though...

    F1
  55. Saturday 25 May 2013

  56. We were too ambitious, admits Whitmarsh 03:00

    We were too ambitious, admits Whitmarsh

    McLaren team boss Martin Whitmarsh has admitted that McLaren was "too ambitious" during the design phase of its 2013 chassis, with the outfit choosing to...

    F1
  57. Wednesday 22 May 2013

  58. 'Pérez has stepped it up' – Whitmarsh 10:34

    'Pérez has stepped it up' – Whitmarsh

    McLaren team boss Martin Whitmarsh has heaped praise on Sergio Pérez ahead of this weekend's Monaco Grand Prix, explaining that the Mexican is "stepping up"...

    F1
  59. Tuesday 21 May 2013

  60. Whitmarsh: Lowe release the right thing to do 14:12

    Whitmarsh: Lowe release the right thing to do

    McLaren team boss Martin Whitmarsh says it was logical to let Paddy Lowe complete his move to rivals Mercedes earlier than planned, with the 55-year-old...

    F1
  61. Thursday 16 May 2013

  62. Whitmarsh: McLaren, Honda synonymous with F1 success 08:49

    Whitmarsh: McLaren, Honda synonymous with F1 success

    McLaren Group CEO Martin Whitmarsh was very happy with the announcement that McLaren will welcome Honda back to Formula 1 in 2015. “It’s fantastic news for e...

    F1
  63. Sunday 12 May 2013

  64. No thought of quitting, says Whitmarsh 09:56

    No thought of quitting, says Whitmarsh

    Martin Whitmarsh has ruled out resigning as McLaren Team Principal amid the outfit’s challenging start to the 2013 Formula 1 campaign, insisting that his t...

    F1
  65. Tuesday 16 April 2013

  66. 'McLaren showing progress' – Whitmarsh 13:31

    'McLaren showing progress' – Whitmarsh

    McLaren Team Principal Martin Whitmarsh reckons his team is now back on the right development path, with the Woking-based outfit recording its best result...

    F1
  67. Monday 15 April 2013

  68. Whitmarsh: Pérez needs to toughen up 14:00

    Whitmarsh: Pérez needs to toughen up

    McLaren team boss Martin Whitmarsh believes that new-signing Sergio Pérez needs to increase on-track aggression levels after the first three races of the...

    F1
  69. Friday 15 March 2013

  70. McLaren 'worried about pace' in Melbourne 06:30

    McLaren 'worried about pace' in Melbourne

    McLaren Team Principal says he is 'worried about the pace' of the MP4-28 chassis after the opening practice session for this weekend's Australian Grand...

    F1
  71. Monday 11 March 2013

  72. Whitmarsh: We have taken risks with new car 14:21

    Whitmarsh: We have taken risks with new car

    McLaren Team Principal Martin Whitmarsh says his squad has taken more risks than usual in its approach to the 2013 Formula 1 campaign, with the MP4-28...

    F1
  73. Friday 15 February 2013

  74. Whitmarsh: Majority of teams struggling 09:47

    Whitmarsh: Majority of teams struggling

    Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone explained earlier this week that every team involved in the sport is financially stable and 'richer than God', but...

    F1
  75. Thursday 31 January 2013

  76. Whitmarsh: Lowe to remain at McLaren 12:51

    Whitmarsh: Lowe to remain at McLaren

    McLaren Team Principal Martin Whitmarsh has explained that Paddy Lowe will remain with the Woking-based outfit for at least the 2013 season, despite the...

    F1
  77. Monday 21 January 2013

  78. Formula 1 teams cut emissions by 7 percent 07:00

    Formula 1 teams cut emissions by 7 percent

    The Formula 1 paddock cut emissions by 6.9 percent between 2009 and 2011, according to environmental research organisation Trucost. Commissioned to carry...

    F1
  79. Monday 14 January 2013

  80. Di Resta: There were talks with McLaren 10:38

    Di Resta: There were talks with McLaren

    Paul di Resta has revealed that he was a serious candidate to replace Lewis Hamilton at McLaren this season, before the team opted to sign Sergio Pérez from...

    F1
  81. Saturday 12 January 2013

  82. 05:00

    Video of the Day: Whitmarsh welcomes Pérez

    F1
  83. Wednesday 9 January 2013

  84. Whitmarsh: Drivers will have equal status 14:11

    Whitmarsh: Drivers will have equal status

    Sergio Pérez has been promised the same treatment as McLaren team-mate Jenson Button throughout the 2013 season, with Team Principal Martin Whitmarsh...

    F1
  85. Tuesday 27 November 2012

  86. Hamilton: I can speak to Mercedes staff 10:31

    Hamilton: I can speak to Mercedes staff

    Lewis Hamilton has revealed that he will be able to spend time with Mercedes staff before his McLaren contract officially ends at the close of 2012, with...

    F1
  87. Tuesday 13 November 2012

  88. McLaren to power Formula E electric series 11:29

    McLaren to power Formula E electric series

    McLaren has announced that its McLaren Electronic Systems branch will manufacture the electric transmissions and electronics for the new Formula E electric...

    Misc
  89. Friday 9 November 2012

  90. Whitmarsh: Hamilton has had regrets 12:30

    Whitmarsh: Hamilton has had regrets

    McLaren Team Principal Martin Whitmarsh believes Lewis Hamilton has had regrets over his decision to join Mercedes next year, with the latter opting to...

    F1
  91. Thursday 8 November 2012

  92. Whitmarsh: Pérez doesn’t understand McLaren pressure 09:09

    Whitmarsh: Pérez doesn’t understand McLaren pressure

    Martin Whitmarsh has admitted that Sergio Pérez will face a newfound strain when he switches to McLaren from Sauber for 2013. Since signing with the Woking...

    F1
  93. Monday 29 October 2012

  94. McLaren aims for new record in Abu Dhabi 09:38

    McLaren aims for new record in Abu Dhabi

    The end of the 2012 F1 season is made up of three pairs of back-to-back races. Now heading towards the second part of Chapter 2, the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix,...

    F1
  95. Monday 22 October 2012

  96. McLaren expectant of turn in fortunes 10:35

    McLaren expectant of turn in fortunes

    McLaren scored just a single point last time out in Korea, although Martin Whitmarsh and both drivers are now eager for an upturn as Formula 1 heads into...

    F1
  97. Tuesday 16 October 2012

  98. Hamilton: There is no rift with Button 11:22

    Hamilton: There is no rift with Button

    Lewis Hamilton has described the Korean Grand Prix as ‘one of the hardest races’ of his Formula 1 career. Furthermore, the outgoing 2008 World Champion has t...

    F1
  99. Tuesday 9 October 2012

  100. McLaren: Alonso is under real pressure 09:29

    McLaren: Alonso is under real pressure

    McLaren can see Fernando Alonso losing the world title in 2012, with his advantage having now been dwindled from what was once 40 points to just four. At...

    F1
  101. Thursday 4 October 2012

  102. Hamilton explains phone call to Whitmarsh 11:16

    Hamilton explains phone call to Whitmarsh

    Lewis Hamilton has recalled the moment he informed Martin Whitmarsh that he would not be staying at McLaren next year. The 2008 World Champion, who is yet...

    F1
  103. Tuesday 2 October 2012

  104. Whitmarsh trusts Hamilton won’t take data 11:53

    Whitmarsh trusts Hamilton won’t take data

    Martin Whitmarsh is fully confident that Lewis Hamilton will not share confidential 2013 car information with Mercedes when he switches from McLaren at the...

    F1
  105. Friday 28 September 2012

  106. Hamilton exit a mistake, argues Whitmarsh 18:35

    Hamilton exit a mistake, argues Whitmarsh

    McLaren Team Principal Martin Whitmarsh believes that Lewis Hamilton has made a mistake by signing with Mercedes, arguing that his team is the best place to...

    F1
  107. McLaren made Hamilton a 'very good' offer 14:28

    McLaren made Hamilton a 'very good' offer

    McLaren Team Principal Martin Whitmarsh has dispelled claims that his outfit failed to present Lewis Hamilton with a strong financial offer, insisting that...

    F1
  108. Whitmarsh: Pérez an extremely exciting prospect 09:34

    Whitmarsh: Pérez an extremely exciting prospect

    Sergio Pérez has been described as 'an extremely exciting prospect' by new team boss Martin Whitmarsh, with the Mexican moving to McLaren for the 2013...

    F1
  109. Tuesday 25 September 2012

  110. McLaren: Still not time for team orders 10:23

    McLaren: Still not time for team orders

    Martin Whitmarsh insists that both Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button will continue to race for the world title this year, with the latter is now 23 points...

    F1
  111. Tuesday 11 September 2012

  112. No team orders, McLaren repeats 09:41

    No team orders, McLaren repeats

    McLaren have reiterated that they will not be applying any form of team orders as long as Jenson Button still has a chance of winning the world title this...

    F1
  113. Saturday 8 September 2012

  114. Ferrari was being too clever, Whitmarsh suggests 15:14

    Ferrari was being too clever, Whitmarsh suggests

    Martin Whitmarsh has hinted that Ferrari was attempting to be too intelligent by asking its drivers to help each other in qualifying for the Italian Grand...

    F1
  115. Friday 7 September 2012

  116. Hamilton and management ‘have assured’ McLaren 14:04

    Hamilton and management ‘have assured’ McLaren

    Lewis Hamilton and his management company have spoken with Martin Whitmarsh and all remain calm about the situation. That is according to the Team...

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  117. Thursday 6 September 2012

  118. Button convinced McLaren can win constructors’ title 02:00

    Button convinced McLaren can win constructors’ title

    Jenson Button travels to Italy positive that McLaren can finally claim another Constructors’ Championship title this year. The Woking-based team is yet to p...

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