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  1. Saturday 25 April 2015

  2. 05:16

    Video of the Day: Alonso on F1 journey

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  3. Sunday 19 April 2015

  4. Alonso encouraged after achieving objective 21:20

    Alonso encouraged after achieving objective

    McLaren driver Fernando Alonso says he was satisfied to achieve his pre-race objective by finishing the Bahrain Grand Prix, albeit again outside of the…

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  5. Saturday 18 April 2015

  6. Button senses improvement despite problems 19:42

    Button senses improvement despite problems

    Jenson Button is adamant that McLaren is making strides despite the Briton being plagued by problems so far this weekend in Bahrain. Button stopped on track…

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  7. Thursday 16 April 2015

  8. Alonso reckons Q2 possible in Bahrain 15:48

    Alonso reckons Q2 possible in Bahrain

    Fernando Alonso reckons McLaren-Honda has a realistic chance of making it through to Q2 for the first time this season at the Bahrain Grand Prix. McLaren's…

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  9. Tuesday 14 April 2015

  10. Feature: Chinese GP's key questions 10:42

    Feature: Chinese GP's key questions

    As a preview to the Chinese Grand Prix, GPUpdate.net posed five key questions and pondered the answers. Here, we reflect on how the third round of the campaign…

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  11. Monday 13 April 2015

  12. 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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  13. Sunday 12 April 2015

  14. Alonso upbeat over 'useful' race finish 12:06

    Alonso upbeat over 'useful' race finish

    McLaren driver Fernando Alonso admitted his Chinese Grand Prix was challenging but says he was pleased to reach the chequered flag for the first time in…

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  15. Button penalised for Maldonado clash 10:47

    Button penalised for Maldonado clash

    Jenson Button has been given a five-second time penalty and two penalty points for his collision with Pastor Maldonado in China. The McLaren-Honda driver…

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  16. Saturday 11 April 2015

  17. Alonso targets race finish after Q1 exit 12:00

    Alonso targets race finish after Q1 exit

    McLaren's Fernando Alonso says his main priority is to finish the Chinese Grand Prix after both he and team-mate Jenson Button were again eliminated in the…

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  18. Friday 10 April 2015

  19. McLaren encouraged by performance gains 11:57

    McLaren encouraged by performance gains

    McLaren pair Jenson Button and Fernando Alonso say they are encouraged by the step up in performance made by the squad at this weekend's Chinese Grand Prix…

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  20. Thursday 9 April 2015

  21. Alonso: Too early to judge Ferrari exit 13:50

    Alonso: Too early to judge Ferrari exit

    Fernando Alonso says it is too early to judge whether he made the wrong decision by leaving Ferrari at the end of last season, brushing aside Sebastian Vettel's…

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  22. Button sure of 'great future' for McLaren-Honda 13:02

    Button sure of 'great future' for McLaren-Honda

    Jenson Button is adamant that a "great future" lies ahead of the renewed McLaren-Honda partnership, having witnessed plenty of progress since the MP4-30 hit the…

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  23. Tuesday 7 April 2015

  24. McLaren downbeat over China prospects 11:37

    McLaren downbeat over China prospects

    Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button believe that McLaren is set to struggle at the Chinese Grand Prix, despite their confidence that the team is making…

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  25. Friday 3 April 2015

  26. Watson: McLaren to be 'much stronger' 11:58

    Watson: McLaren to be 'much stronger'

    John Watson is expecting to see a "much stronger" performance from McLaren-Honda at next weekend's Chinese Grand Prix, although he warns that there is still…

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  27. Thursday 2 April 2015

  28. 12:47

    Video: Fernando Alonso in the gym

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  29. Tuesday 31 March 2015

  30. Five F1 teams confirmed for Goodwood 10:48

    Five F1 teams confirmed for Goodwood

    Five Formula 1 teams have been confirmed for this year's Goodwood Festival of Speed. World Champion team Mercedes, Williams, Ferrari, McLaren and Red Bull…

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  31. Sunday 29 March 2015

  32. McLaren drivers say pace 'a nice surprise' 13:41

    McLaren drivers say pace 'a nice surprise'

    Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button say that McLaren-Honda's raw pace during the Malaysian Grand Prix came as "a nice surprise". Although both drivers were…

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  33. Dennis hopeful of European turning point 07:32

    Dennis hopeful of European turning point

    Ron Dennis is optimistic that McLaren-Honda will find itself in a much stronger position when the Formula 1 paddock arrives in Europe in May. The renewed…

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  34. Saturday 28 March 2015

  35. Button hails 'massive step' with Honda engine 10:17

    Button hails 'massive step' with Honda engine

    Jenson Button says McLaren engine supplier Honda has taken a "massive step" in the right direction at the Malaysian Grand Prix. Button finished 2.836s adrift…

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  36. Friday 27 March 2015

  37. Alonso upbeat about McLaren progress 11:10

    Alonso upbeat about McLaren progress

    Fernando Alonso says he is pleased with the progress McLaren has made as he returned to action during Friday practice for the Malaysian Grand Prix. Alonso…

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  38. Thursday 26 March 2015

  39. Alonso says steering 'locked' for testing crash 08:19

    Alonso says steering 'locked' for testing crash

    McLaren-Honda driver Fernando Alonso has gone against the team's official explanation of his testing crash, revealing that he felt his steering "lock to the…

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  40. Alonso, Bottas declared fit to race 05:22

    Alonso, Bottas declared fit to race

    McLaren-Honda's Fernando Alonso and Williams driver Valtteri Bottas have been declared fit to compete at this weekend's Malaysian Grand Prix, following final…

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  41. 05:14

    Sepang memories: Räikkönen's first win

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  42. Wednesday 25 March 2015

  43. 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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  44. Tuesday 24 March 2015

  45. Alonso 'ready' for Malaysia comeback 12:58

    Alonso 'ready' for Malaysia comeback

    McLaren-Honda driver Fernando Alonso says he feels "ready to go" in the run up to this weekend's Malaysian Grand Prix, where he intends to return to the cockpit…

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  46. Monday 23 March 2015

  47. McLaren: Alonso to return in Malaysia 14:24

    McLaren: Alonso to return in Malaysia

    McLaren-Honda has stated that, subject to final FIA medical checks, Fernando Alonso will return to action at this weekend's Malaysian Grand Prix, more than a…

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  48. Wednesday 18 March 2015

  49. Alonso spends day in McLaren simulator 16:47

    Alonso spends day in McLaren simulator

    McLaren-Honda driver Fernando Alonso spent Wednesday running in the team's simulator, ahead of his intended return to action at the Malaysian Grand…

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  50. Monday 16 March 2015

  51. Vettel sure 'brave' Honda will recover 09:55

    Vettel sure 'brave' Honda will recover

    Four-time World Champion Sebastian Vettel says he is certain that Honda will overcome its early-season problems, and has praised the manufacturer for returning…

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  52. Sunday 15 March 2015

  53. Points don't matter to McLaren – Button 07:42

    Points don't matter to McLaren – Button

    Jenson Button says the prospect of points is not yet relevant to McLaren as he managed to finish the Australian Grand Prix, albeit two laps down in 11th…

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  54. Saturday 14 March 2015

  55. McLaren pair braced for difficult race 08:22

    McLaren pair braced for difficult race

    McLaren pair Jenson Button and Kevin Magnussen are braced for an uphill challenge in Australia after failing to progress beyond the first knockout stage in…

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  56. Friday 13 March 2015

  57. 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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  58. Button hoping to avoid last row embarrassment 12:13

    Button hoping to avoid last row embarrassment

    Jenson Button says he is hoping to avoid qualifying on the last row of the grid after McLaren endured another difficult day during practice for the Australian…

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  59. Magnussen takes blame for practice crash 09:57

    Magnussen takes blame for practice crash

    McLaren test and reserve driver Kevin Magnussen has accepted responsibility for a crash which ended his running during second practice for this weekend's…

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  60. Thursday 12 March 2015

  61. Button: Sauber unfair to cite safety 11:58

    Button: Sauber unfair to cite safety

    McLaren-Honda's Jenson Button says it was "unfair" of Sauber to raise safety fears in its legal dispute with Giedo van der Garde. Van der Garde took Sauber…

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  62. Whitmarsh to join Ainslie's sailing team 09:14

    Whitmarsh to join Ainslie's sailing team

    Former McLaren team boss Martin Whitmarsh is to join Ben Ainslie's America's Cup sailing team. Whitmarsh, who departed McLaren last year, will take on the…

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  63. Magnussen: McLaren has low expectations 08:27

    Magnussen: McLaren has low expectations

    Kevin Magnussen says McLaren-Honda heads into the Australian Grand Prix with low expectations, after a challenging pre-season. Magnussen was called up to…

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  64. Tuesday 10 March 2015

  65. Alonso 'giving everything' for Malaysia return 11:37

    Alonso 'giving everything' for Malaysia return

    Fernando Alonso says he will be "giving everything" to return at the Malaysian Grand Prix. The McLaren-Honda driver is skipping this weekend's opening round…

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  66. Button: Australia will be huge learning curve 11:19

    Button: Australia will be huge learning curve

    Jenson Button has admitted that this weekend's Australian Grand Prix will present "a huge learning curve" for McLaren-Honda, after its troubled…

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  67. Tuesday 3 March 2015

  68. Alonso to sit out Australian Grand Prix 12:13

    Alonso to sit out Australian Grand Prix

    McLaren has confirmed that Fernando Alonso will sit out the Australian Grand Prix in the wake of his testing crash at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, with…

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  69. Sunday 1 March 2015

  70. 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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  71. Saturday 28 February 2015

  72. Magnussen feels 'very good base' with MP4-30 18:47

    Magnussen feels 'very good base' with MP4-30

    McLaren tester Kevin Magnussen says the team's Honda-powered MP4-30 feels better in many areas compared to its predecessor. The Dane completed his first laps…

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  73. Friday 27 February 2015

  74. Button: It was like completing 1000 laps 20:14

    Button: It was like completing 1000 laps

    Jenson Button says McLaren's ability to rack up over 100 laps at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya on Friday felt "like 1000" for the team, which has had a…

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  75. Magnussen to get McLaren outing on Saturday 17:21

    Magnussen to get McLaren outing on Saturday

    Kevin Magnussen will receive his first taste of the Honda-powered McLaren MP4-30 during pre-season testing at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya on…

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  76. Alonso 'completely fine' after testing crash 13:22

    Alonso 'completely fine' after testing crash

    McLaren's Fernando Alonso says he is "completely fine" and has thanked fans for their support following his crash on the final day of last week's pre-season…

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  77. Thursday 26 February 2015

  78. McLaren ends test day after seven laps 14:17

    McLaren ends test day after seven laps

    McLaren has ended the first day of the final pre-season test at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya after seven laps amid further technical problems. The…

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  79. Dennis confident Alonso will be fit for first race 12:56

    Dennis confident Alonso will be fit for first race

    McLaren boss Ron Dennis is confident that Fernando Alonso will be fit to take part in next month's season-opening Australian Grand Prix, as he continues to…

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  80. Manor receives boost from McLaren 10:15

    Manor receives boost from McLaren

    Manor's prospects of competing in Formula 1 in 2015 have been boosted with confirmation that McLaren, which was one of the team's largest creditors, will…

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  81. Wednesday 25 February 2015

  82. FIA to investigate Alonso's testing accident 17:33

    FIA to investigate Alonso's testing accident

    Formula 1's governing body, the FIA, has confirmed that it will be investigating Fernando Alonso's accident on the final day of last week's Barcelona test, in…

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  83. Honda unsure about supplying second team 16:57

    Honda unsure about supplying second team

    Honda motorsport boss Yasuhisa Arai says he is unsure if the brand would be ready to supply a second team for the 2016 season. Honda is returning to Formula…

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  84. Alonso leaves hospital, will miss final test 13:50

    Alonso leaves hospital, will miss final test

    McLaren-Honda driver Fernando Alonso has been released from hospital three days after his testing crash at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, although he will…

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  85. Monday 23 February 2015

  86. Alonso to be kept in hospital for observation 15:41

    Alonso to be kept in hospital for observation

    McLaren has confirmed that Fernando Alonso is making a "solid recovery", but will remain in hospital for observation, after his testing accident at the Circuit…

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  87. Sunday 22 February 2015

  88. 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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  89. Alonso uninjured, McLaren ends test 15:12

    Alonso uninjured, McLaren ends test

    McLaren says precautionary medical checks have confirmed that Fernando Alonso is "uninjured" following his accident on the final day of the second pre-season…

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  90. Alonso taken to hospital after testing crash 12:27

    Alonso taken to hospital after testing crash

    McLaren-Honda driver Fernando Alonso has been airlifted to hospital after an accident during pre-season testing at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya towards…

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  91. Saturday 21 February 2015

  92. Button: McLaren will solve problems 19:08

    Button: McLaren will solve problems

    Jenson Button insists that McLaren will solve the problems currently plaguing the MP4-30 after he endured another interrupted day of running at the Circuit de…

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  93. Friday 20 February 2015

  94. Alonso happy after most productive day 18:46

    Alonso happy after most productive day

    Fernando Alonso hailed a "beautiful day" for McLaren-Honda at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya but warned that the team still has to make significant progress…

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  95. Thursday 19 February 2015

  96. McLaren running curtailed due to faulty seal 12:09

    McLaren running curtailed due to faulty seal

    McLaren has confirmed that its running on the first day of the second test at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya has been brought to a premature halt due to a…

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  97. Monday 16 February 2015

  98. 05:02

    Video of the Day: Button on Honda reunion

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  99. Sunday 15 February 2015

  100. Watson: Qualifying to separate McLaren drivers 11:05

    Watson: Qualifying to separate McLaren drivers

    Former McLaren driver John Watson believes that Fernando Alonso's superior qualifying pace will give him the edge over team-mate Jenson Button at the…

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  101. Thursday 12 February 2015

  102. Alonso praises 'scientific' Honda approach 07:23

    Alonso praises 'scientific' Honda approach

    McLaren driver Fernando Alonso says he has been left impressed by engine partner Honda's "scientific" approach, which he believes is well-matched to Formula 1's…

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