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  1. Friday 24 June 2016

  2. Alonso: 'A lot more' required for titles 08:23

    Alonso: 'A lot more' required for titles

    Fernando Alonso has admitted that the McLaren-Honda partnership still has "a long way to go" in terms of overall competitiveness before it can think of fighting…

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  3. Wednesday 22 June 2016

  4. Capito's move set for summer break 09:42

    Capito's move set for summer break

    Jost Capito has confirmed that he is set to fulfil his new role as McLaren's Chief Executive Officer after Formula 1's summer break at the end of…

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  5. Monday 20 June 2016

  6. Williams: Button an 'attractive proposition' 14:26

    Williams: Button an 'attractive proposition'

    Williams Deputy Team Principal Claire Williams has described Jenson Button as an "attractive proposition", as the outfit considers its driver line-up options…

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  7. Alonso: Baku retirement precautionary 07:36

    Alonso: Baku retirement precautionary

    Fernando Alonso says his retirement from the European Grand Prix was precautionary, to avoid causing damage to his power unit or other elements for future…

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  8. Saturday 18 June 2016

  9. Button blames 'grabby' brakes for Q1 exit 17:12

    Button blames 'grabby' brakes for Q1 exit

    McLaren-Honda's Jenson Button has blamed a brake issue on his exit from the first stage of qualifying at the European Grand Prix. Button finished seventh…

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  10. Friday 17 June 2016

  11. Alonso: McLaren 'better than anticipated' 18:37

    Alonso: McLaren 'better than anticipated'

    Fernando Alonso says McLaren-Honda is performing "better than anticipated" and does not believe its position in Friday practice for the European Grand Prix…

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  12. Button expects cautious set-up approach 09:07

    Button expects cautious set-up approach

    Jenson Button says he expects drivers to take a cautious set-up approach for Friday's opening free practice session at the European Grand Prix, as they get to…

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  13. Thursday 16 June 2016

  14. Drivers satisfied with Baku track safety 13:12

    Drivers satisfied with Baku track safety

    Formula 1 drivers say they are satisfied with the safety of the Baku City Circuit, which will host this weekend's European Grand Prix, following their…

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  15. Alonso trusts McLaren over team-mate 11:42

    Alonso trusts McLaren over team-mate

    Fernando Alonso says he would be "happy" with either Jenson Button or Stoffel Vandoorne as his team-mate at McLaren-Honda in 2017, as the outfit holds off…

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  16. Wednesday 15 June 2016

  17. Button hopes to bounce back after 'blip' 09:40

    Button hopes to bounce back after 'blip'

    Jenson Button says it is "imperative" that McLaren picks itself up after a below-par showing at the Canadian Grand Prix, in which he was forced out due to a…

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  18. Tuesday 14 June 2016

  19. Alonso clarifies request to stop car 10:20

    Alonso clarifies request to stop car

    McLaren driver Fernando Alonso has clarified his request to "stop" his MP4-31 during the closing stages of the Canadian Grand Prix. Towards the end of the…

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  20. Monday 13 June 2016

  21. Button had 'no warning' before failure 12:06

    Button had 'no warning' before failure

    Jenson Button has explained that he had "no warning" before his dramatic technical failure during the Canadian Grand Prix, the cause of which remains…

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  22. Saturday 11 June 2016

  23. Alonso: Q3 appearance a 'nice gift' 20:31

    Alonso: Q3 appearance a 'nice gift'

    Fernando Alonso described his third successive Q3 appearance as a "nice gift" as he qualified in 10th place for the Canadian Grand Prix. Alonso, who finished…

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  24. Alonso: 11th the best place to start 10:12

    Alonso: 11th the best place to start

    Fernando Alonso reckons 11th position will be the best position for McLaren-Honda to start the Canadian Grand Prix, given the free choice of starting tyre…

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  25. Friday 10 June 2016

  26. Alonso running special helmet for Salom 10:01

    Alonso running special helmet for Salom

    Fernando Alonso will pay tribute to Luis Salom with a special helmet at the Canadian Grand Prix. Salom, 24, died from injuries sustained in a crash during…

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  27. Thursday 9 June 2016

  28. Honda to bring new turbo to Canada 11:59

    Honda to bring new turbo to Canada

    Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button will race an upgraded Turbocharger at this weekend's Canadian Grand Prix, after McLaren engine partner Honda spent some of its…

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  29. Wednesday 1 June 2016

  30. 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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  31. Tuesday 31 May 2016

  32. Button: Car was 'scary' in wet conditions 12:40

    Button: Car was 'scary' in wet conditions

    Jenson Button says his McLaren MP4-31 was "scary" to drive at times in wet conditions, though praised the outfit's strategic calls as he scored points at the…

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  33. Sunday 29 May 2016

  34. Alonso happy with fifth, not with speed 16:53

    Alonso happy with fifth, not with speed

    Fernando Alonso spoke of his satisfaction at claiming fifth in at the Monaco Grand Prix, but not at McLaren-Honda's current pace. Alonso squeezed into Q3 in…

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  35. 09:12

    Video: Coulthard vs Button on McLaren

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  36. Saturday 28 May 2016

  37. Alonso struggling despite Q3 appearance 15:58

    Alonso struggling despite Q3 appearance

    Fernando Alonso says he is struggling with the handling of McLaren's Honda-powered MP4-31 despite his Q3 appearance in Monaco. Alonso, who also made the pole…

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  38. 05:27

    Video of the Day: McLaren's 50 years in F1

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  39. Thursday 26 May 2016

  40. Button 'lucky' in drain cover incident 18:53

    Button 'lucky' in drain cover incident

    Jenson Button says he felt "lucky" to escape unharmed after his car struck a drain cover during first practice for the Monaco Grand Prix. Button's…

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  41. Tuesday 24 May 2016

  42. 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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  43. Monday 23 May 2016

  44. Alonso: Monaco to test McLaren chassis 13:37

    Alonso: Monaco to test McLaren chassis

    Fernando Alonso expects to see where McLaren's chassis stands compared to its rivals at this weekend's Monaco Grand Prix, with engine performance not so…

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  45. Thursday 19 May 2016

  46. Vandoorne: McLaren better 'in every area' 08:45

    Vandoorne: McLaren better 'in every area'

    McLaren reserve Stoffel Vandoorne says the Honda-powered MP4-31 has improved in "every area" from his outing at the Bahrain Grand Prix to this week's in-season…

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  47. Monday 16 May 2016

  48. Alonso rues poor start, software issue 07:18

    Alonso rues poor start, software issue

    Fernando Alonso was left to rue a sluggish getaway at his home Grand Prix in Spain, which came to a premature end after a software issue stopped his…

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  49. Saturday 14 May 2016

  50. Alonso: McLaren making Q3 a 'good step' 17:27

    Alonso: McLaren making Q3 a 'good step'

    Fernando Alonso has warned that McLaren still has to make substantial progress but conceded that making Q3 at the Spanish Grand Prix represents a "good…

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  51. Tuesday 10 May 2016

  52. Vandoorne set for Barcelona test run 14:42

    Vandoorne set for Barcelona test run

    McLaren reserve driver Stoffel Vandoorne will receive extra running in the Honda-powered MP4-31 during the post-Spanish Grand Prix test in Barcelona next…

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  53. 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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  54. Monday 9 May 2016

  55. McLaren drivers keen to try upgrades 14:22

    McLaren drivers keen to try upgrades

    Jenson Button and Fernando Alonso are hopeful that McLaren-Honda will make another solid step forward with its Spanish Grand Prix update package. McLaren is…

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  56. Tuesday 3 May 2016

  57. 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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  58. Monday 2 May 2016

  59. Winners and Losers: Russian Grand Prix 16:42

    Winners and Losers: Russian Grand Prix

    Nico Rosberg extended his championship lead with a seventh straight victory while Lewis Hamilton completed a Mercedes 1-2. GPUpdate.net presents its winners and…

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  60. Button: Sochi complex needs changes 13:36

    Button: Sochi complex needs changes

    Jenson Button reckons officials need to look at revising the Turn 2/3 complex at Sochi Autodrom after another dramatic start to the Russian Grand…

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  61. Sunday 1 May 2016

  62. Alonso: Points now a regular target 16:14

    Alonso: Points now a regular target

    Fernando Alonso is confident that McLaren can now target points on a regular basis after both he and team-mate Jenson Button finished inside the top 10 in…

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  63. Saturday 30 April 2016

  64. McLaren-Honda 'so close' to Q3 - Button 16:25

    McLaren-Honda 'so close' to Q3 - Button

    Jenson Button says McLaren-Honda is "so close" to making it through to the top 10 shootout for the first time since the parties reunited after he qualified in…

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  65. Wednesday 27 April 2016

  66. 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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  67. Tuesday 26 April 2016

  68. Alonso: I feel stronger with each day 13:15

    Alonso: I feel stronger with each day

    McLaren-Honda's Fernando Alonso says he feels stronger with each passing day as he prepares for his second Grand Prix after being cleared to return from…

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  69. 10:06

    Video: Button's Russian GP preview

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  70. Monday 25 April 2016

  71. Button looks to 'pull together' weekend 12:22

    Button looks to 'pull together' weekend

    Jenson Button says McLaren-Honda needs to "pull together" a complete Grand Prix weekend after logging just one point over the first three rounds of the…

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  72. Tuesday 19 April 2016

  73. Alonso: China will help reference opponents 15:14

    Alonso: China will help reference opponents

    Fernando Alonso believes that McLaren's display and positioning during the Chinese Grand Prix will help the team to form references compared to its…

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  74. Saturday 16 April 2016

  75. Alonso: McLaren was quick enough for Q3 10:56

    Alonso: McLaren was quick enough for Q3

    Fernando Alonso expressed "massive frustration" after McLaren missed out on a chance to reach Q3 at the Chinese Grand Prix. Alonso and team-mate Jenson…

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  76. 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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  77. 03:12

    Video of the Day: Button's China memories

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  78. Friday 15 April 2016

  79. Alonso says rib pain is 'manageable' 13:04

    Alonso says rib pain is 'manageable'

    Fernando Alonso admits he is in some discomfort at the Chinese Grand Prix but says the pain he is suffering is "manageable", as he returned to competitive…

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  80. Alonso given green light to race in China 06:37

    Alonso given green light to race in China

    Fernando Alonso has been given the green light to contest the remainder of the Chinese Grand Prix, after undergoing further medical checks at the end of first…

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  81. Thursday 14 April 2016

  82. Alonso cleared to return at Chinese GP 11:45

    Alonso cleared to return at Chinese GP

    McLaren-Honda driver Fernando Alonso has been provisionally cleared to return to action at this weekend's Chinese Grand Prix, though he will undergo further…

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  83. Button: China 'won't be easy' for McLaren 08:43

    Button: China 'won't be easy' for McLaren

    Jenson Button has conceded that the Chinese Grand Prix "won't be easy" for McLaren-Honda, as he braces himself for significantly different conditions to the…

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  84. Wednesday 13 April 2016

  85. 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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  86. Tuesday 12 April 2016

  87. Button gets new engine for Chinese GP 13:22

    Button gets new engine for Chinese GP

    McLaren-Honda driver Jenson Button will take on a new engine for this weekend's Chinese Grand Prix, after his stoppage in the early stages of the previous…

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  88. Alonso preparing 'as normal' for China 12:06

    Alonso preparing 'as normal' for China

    McLaren-Honda's Fernando Alonso says he is preparing for the Chinese Grand Prix "as normal", but admits he is not yet sure if he will be able to return to…

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  89. Thursday 7 April 2016

  90. Wurz says he was set to replace Häkkinen 14:57

    Wurz says he was set to replace Häkkinen

    Alexander Wurz has revealed that he was told by McLaren he would be replacing Mika Häkkinen for the 2002 season, only to be beaten to the seat by Kimi…

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  91. Wednesday 6 April 2016

  92. Alonso back in training before Chinese GP 13:33

    Alonso back in training before Chinese GP

    McLaren-Honda driver Fernando Alonso has restarted his training programme as he attempts to return to the Formula 1 grid at the Chinese Grand Prix, which takes…

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  93. Vettel slams 'circus' qualifying proposal 10:22

    Vettel slams 'circus' qualifying proposal

    Sebastian Vettel has hit out at the "circus" nature of Formula 1's proposed two-lap aggregate qualifying format, which could be introduced at the Chinese Grand…

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  94. Sunday 3 April 2016

  95. Vandoorne gets 'bonus' point on debut 19:11

    Vandoorne gets 'bonus' point on debut

    McLaren's Stoffel Vandoorne expressed his delight at rounding off an impressive Grand Prix debut in Bahrain with a "bonus" point. Vandoorne, the team's…

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  96. Alonso '99 per cent sure' of China return 16:17

    Alonso '99 per cent sure' of China return

    Fernando Alonso says he is "99 per cent sure" of being cleared to return to action at the Chinese Grand Prix, after the Spaniard was ruled out of this weekend's…

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  97. Saturday 2 April 2016

  98. Vandoorne 'maximised everything' to beat Button 18:16

    Vandoorne 'maximised everything' to beat Button

    Formula 1 debutant Stoffel Vandoorne says he "maximised everything" as he out-qualified McLaren team-mate Jenson Button at the Bahrain Grand Prix. Vandoorne…

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  99. McLaren's appeal for Alonso to race rejected 14:35

    McLaren's appeal for Alonso to race rejected

    McLaren submitted a request to the FIA on Friday night to allow Fernando Alonso to compete at the Bahrain Grand Prix, but the appeal was rejected, President…

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  100. 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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  101. Friday 1 April 2016

  102. Button: McLaren aiming for Q3 in Bahrain 19:26

    Button: McLaren aiming for Q3 in Bahrain

    Jenson Button says that McLaren will be aiming for a place in Q3 after a positive first day of practice at the Bahrain Grand Prix. Button posted the third…

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