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  1. Monday 22 August 2016

  2. Alonso: McLaren can surprise in Belgium 14:18

    Alonso: McLaren can surprise in Belgium

    Fernando Alonso hopes that McLaren will be able to score some more points at the Belgian Grand Prix, despite admitting the Honda-powered MP4-31 is unlikely to…

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  3. Interview: Honda chief on playing catch-up 08:32

    Interview: Honda chief on playing catch-up

    Yusuke Hasegawa arrived as Honda's new F1 chief at the start of the year, replacing Yasuhisa Arai, after a demanding reunion with McLaren in 2015. GPUpdate.net…

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  4. Sunday 21 August 2016

  5. 05:22

    Video of the Day: Art of a Formula 1 pit-stop

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  6. Thursday 18 August 2016

  7. 14:24

    Video: McLaren-Honda's mid-season report

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  8. Monday 1 August 2016

  9. Button describes fuel-saving struggle 08:42

    Button describes fuel-saving struggle

    Jenson Button says that he found himself in a precarious situation towards the end of the German Grand Prix, given the amount of fuel-saving he was required to…

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  10. Sunday 31 July 2016

  11. Button takes on new power unit elements 11:20

    Button takes on new power unit elements

    Jenson Button has taken on two new power unit elements ahead of the German Grand Prix, though remains within his allocation and will not receive a grid…

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  12. Friday 29 July 2016

  13. Button cleared after precautionary checks 15:37

    Button cleared after precautionary checks

    Jenson Button has been cleared to compete in the remainder of the German Grand Prix weekend after he required a precautionary trip to hospital on…

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  14. Button goes to hospital for eye check-up 14:49

    Button goes to hospital for eye check-up

    Jenson Button has gone to hospital for a "precautionary check-up" after experiencing an eye irritation during Friday afternoon's second free practice session at…

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  15. Vandoorne downplays Manor speculation 12:20

    Vandoorne downplays Manor speculation

    McLaren reserve driver Stoffel Vandoorne has played down talk that he could replace Rio Haryanto at Manor from the Belgian Grand Prix onwards as "just…

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  16. 05:22

    Video of the Day: Being a race engineer

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  17. Wednesday 27 July 2016

  18. Alonso not expecting repeat of Hungary pace 10:28

    Alonso not expecting repeat of Hungary pace

    Fernando Alonso says he is not expecting McLaren to repeat its Hungary form at this weekend's German Grand Prix, having been "the number four team" at the…

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  19. Monday 25 July 2016

  20. Alonso: McLaren in 'mini-championship' 09:46

    Alonso: McLaren in 'mini-championship'

    Fernando Alonso feels that McLaren is racing in another "mini-championship" behind frontrunners Mercedes, Red Bull and Ferrari, after his run to seventh…

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  21. Sunday 24 July 2016

  22. Button questions radio-related penalty 17:32

    Button questions radio-related penalty

    Jenson Button has questioned why he received a penalty for radio messages that related to a brake issue in the Hungarian Grand Prix. Button suddenly lost…

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  23. Alonso: McLaren must 'finish the job' 10:09

    Alonso: McLaren must 'finish the job'

    Fernando Alonso says he and McLaren team-mate Jenson Button must "finish the job" by converting their top 10 starting positions into a double points finish in…

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  24. Wednesday 20 July 2016

  25. 16:03

    Video: Factory to the race track – MP4-31

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  26. Monday 18 July 2016

  27. 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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  28. Friday 15 July 2016

  29. Vandoorne able to note McLaren progress 07:46

    Vandoorne able to note McLaren progress

    McLaren-Honda reserve driver Stoffel Vandoorne says he was able to note gains with the MP4-31 compared to his previous outing in the car, during in-season…

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  30. Tuesday 12 July 2016

  31. Alonso fastest on first test day before rain 18:00

    Alonso fastest on first test day before rain

    Fernando Alonso put McLaren-Honda at the top of the timesheets on the opening day of the second in-season test session at Silverstone, which began in dry…

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  32. Vandoorne has 'very good feeling' over 2017 10:22

    Vandoorne has 'very good feeling' over 2017

    Stoffel Vandoorne says that he has a "very good feeling" about his Formula 1 prospects as McLaren weighs up whether to promote the Belgian to a race seat for…

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  33. Monday 11 July 2016

  34. Alonso felt points were within reach 08:24

    Alonso felt points were within reach

    Fernando Alonso felt points were within McLaren-Honda's grasp at the British Grand Prix, before he endured a high-speed off at Abbey in tricky…

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  35. Saturday 9 July 2016

  36. Button's Q1 exit caused by loose wing 15:48

    Button's Q1 exit caused by loose wing

    Jenson Button has revealed that a loose rear wing endplate led to his exit from the first stage of qualifying for the British Grand Prix. Button lost the…

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  37. McLaren breaks curfew to fit new parts 11:35

    McLaren breaks curfew to fit new parts

    McLaren broke the FIA's mandatory curfew window on Friday night as it strived to fit new parts to Jenson Button's MP4-31 prior to third practice for the British…

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  38. Honda cautiously optimistic over update 08:18

    Honda cautiously optimistic over update

    McLaren power unit partner Honda has described the partnership's performance during Friday practice for the British Grand Prix as "surprisingly encouraging", as…

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  39. Thursday 7 July 2016

  40. Honda spends two more engine tokens 13:34

    Honda spends two more engine tokens

    McLaren power unit partner Honda has spent two engine development tokens on an upgrade for this weekend's British Grand Prix, which will be applied to both…

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  41. Wednesday 6 July 2016

  42. Alonso eyes 'clean' Silverstone weekend 15:14

    Alonso eyes 'clean' Silverstone weekend

    Fernando Alonso is hopeful that McLaren can enjoy a clean weekend at the British Grand Prix in order to deliver on progress, following tricky rounds for the…

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  43. Feature: Button aims to break home curse 09:36

    Feature: Button aims to break home curse

    Jenson Button will make his 17th appearance at the British Grand Prix this weekend, as he continues to chase glory on home soil. GPUpdate.net hears from the man…

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  44. 05:26

    Video of the Day: Button on Silverstone

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  45. Tuesday 5 July 2016

  46. 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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  47. Sunday 3 July 2016

  48. Button pleased with McLaren points return 17:07

    Button pleased with McLaren points return

    Jenson Button says rivals were able to pass him "in places we never knew were possible" at the Austrian Grand Prix, but expressed optimism as McLaren returned…

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  49. Saturday 2 July 2016

  50. Button feared qualifying was over after off 16:22

    Button feared qualifying was over after off

    Jenson Button says he feared his qualifying session was over when he ran off track as rain arrived in Austrian Grand Prix qualifying. Button slid through the…

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  51. Vandoorne gets Silverstone test day 12:26

    Vandoorne gets Silverstone test day

    McLaren-Honda reserve driver Stoffel Vandoorne has confirmed that he will get another day of running in the MP4-31 during the post-British Grand Prix…

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  52. Honda close to next engine upgrades 07:22

    Honda close to next engine upgrades

    McLaren engine partner Honda is set to introduce its latest batch of upgrades in the next "couple of races", according to the manufacturer's power unit chief…

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  53. Friday 1 July 2016

  54. McLaren duo look to exploit possible rain 17:17

    McLaren duo look to exploit possible rain

    Jenson Button and Fernando Alonso both feel that rain will provide McLaren with its best chance of a strong result at the Austrian Grand Prix. Button and…

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  55. Thursday 30 June 2016

  56. Alonso: Busy period will test McLaren 16:50

    Alonso: Busy period will test McLaren

    Fernando Alonso says the upcoming busy period in the Formula 1 calendar will provide an all-round test of the competitiveness of McLaren-Honda's…

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  57. Wednesday 29 June 2016

  58. 05:28

    Video of the Day: Perfect F1 pit-stop

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  59. Monday 27 June 2016

  60. 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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  61. Friday 24 June 2016

  62. 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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  63. Wednesday 22 June 2016

  64. 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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  65. Monday 20 June 2016

  66. 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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  67. 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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  68. Saturday 18 June 2016

  69. 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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  70. Friday 17 June 2016

  71. 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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  72. 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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  73. Thursday 16 June 2016

  74. 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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  75. 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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  76. Wednesday 15 June 2016

  77. 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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  78. Tuesday 14 June 2016

  79. 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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  80. Monday 13 June 2016

  81. 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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  82. Saturday 11 June 2016

  83. 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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  84. 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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  85. Friday 10 June 2016

  86. 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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  87. Thursday 9 June 2016

  88. 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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  89. Wednesday 1 June 2016

  90. 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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  91. Tuesday 31 May 2016

  92. 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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  93. Sunday 29 May 2016

  94. 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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  95. 09:12

    Video: Coulthard vs Button on McLaren

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  96. Saturday 28 May 2016

  97. 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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  98. 05:27

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

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  99. Thursday 26 May 2016

  100. 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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  101. Tuesday 24 May 2016

  102. 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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