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  1. Friday 21 April 2017

  2. Honda feels it is 'heading in right direction' 13:12

    Honda feels it is 'heading in right direction'

    McLaren engine partner Honda is confident that it is "heading in the right direction" following a positive conclusion to this week's in-season test in…

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  3. Alonso set for first Indy track test on May 3 09:21

    Alonso set for first Indy track test on May 3

    Fernando Alonso will begin on-track preparations for his assault on the Indianapolis 500 with a test session at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on May…

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  4. Thursday 20 April 2017

  5. Vandoorne hails 'best day this season' 07:14

    Vandoorne hails 'best day this season'

    Stoffel Vandoorne described McLaren-Honda's conclusion to the opening in-season test at the Sakhir circuit as the team's "best day this season so far", after a…

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  6. Wednesday 19 April 2017

  7. Turvey 'still achieved something' at test 09:45

    Turvey 'still achieved something' at test

    McLaren-Honda test and development driver Oliver Turvey feels that he "still achieved something" during the first day of in-season running, despite restricted…

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  8. Tuesday 18 April 2017

  9. Further trouble for Honda in Bahrain test 12:47

    Further trouble for Honda in Bahrain test

    McLaren engine partner Honda ran into further trouble on the opening day of 2017's first in-season test at the Bahrain International Circuit, severely…

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  10. Monday 17 April 2017

  11. Vandoorne sure of McLaren turnaround 17:32

    Vandoorne sure of McLaren turnaround

    Stoffel Vandoorne has insisted he retains faith in McLaren-Honda to make gains after its dismal start to the season continued in Bahrain, but was unable to…

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  12. Bahrain Grand Prix: Winners and Losers 16:30

    Bahrain Grand Prix: Winners and Losers

    Sebastian Vettel made it 2-1 to Ferrari in 2017 with victory, while Mercedes claimed a double podium after a couple of setbacks. GPUpdate.net presents its…

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  13. Sunday 16 April 2017

  14. Alonso: McLaren's speed deficit 'amazing' 21:08

    Alonso: McLaren's speed deficit 'amazing'

    Fernando Alonso says McLaren-Honda's straight-line speed deficit was "amazing" as he attempted to battle with rivals during the Bahrain Grand Prix. Alonso…

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  15. Vandoorne a non-starter after PU problem 15:58

    Vandoorne a non-starter after PU problem

    McLaren-Honda's Stoffel Vandoorne was unable to start the Bahrain Grand Prix after yet another power unit problem developed inside his MCL32. Vandoorne was…

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  16. Saturday 15 April 2017

  17. Alonso to take on new power unit for race 18:08

    Alonso to take on new power unit for race

    McLaren-Honda driver Fernando Alonso says he will need to take on a new power unit for the Bahrain Grand Prix after his engine "blew up" during…

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  18. Vandoorne going into qualifying 'a bit blind' 11:28

    Vandoorne going into qualifying 'a bit blind'

    McLaren-Honda driver Stoffel Vandoorne has admitted that he will be going into qualifying for the Bahrain Grand Prix "a bit blind" after enduring technical…

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  19. Friday 14 April 2017

  20. No running for Button at Bahrain test 11:02

    No running for Button at Bahrain test

    Jenson Button will not get any running at the post-Bahrain Grand Prix test, with McLaren-Honda confirming that Stoffel Vandoorne and Oliver Turvey are to…

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  21. Boullier: Button's return 'great' for F1 10:28

    Boullier: Button's return 'great' for F1

    Jenson Button's return to action at the Monaco Grand Prix is "great news" for Formula 1 as a whole, according to McLaren Racing Director Eric…

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  22. Button to replace Alonso at Monaco GP 10:01

    Button to replace Alonso at Monaco GP

    McLaren has confirmed that 2009 World Champion Jenson Button will return to a Formula 1 race seat for next month's Monaco Grand Prix, in place of the…

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  23. Overview: Alonso's busy F1/Indy schedule 09:08

    Overview: Alonso's busy F1/Indy schedule

    McLaren-Honda driver Fernando Alonso has outlined a busy schedule between Europe and the United States as he prepares for his assault on the prestigious…

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  24. Thursday 13 April 2017

  25. Alonso praises Brown for 'bigger vision' 15:05

    Alonso praises Brown for 'bigger vision'

    Fernando Alonso has suggested that his agreement to contest this year's Indianapolis 500 would not have been possible under previous McLaren chief Ron…

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  26. Hamilton hopes Button stands in for Alonso 14:14

    Hamilton hopes Button stands in for Alonso

    Lewis Hamilton hopes Jenson Button replaces Fernando Alonso when the McLaren-Honda driver skips the Monaco Grand Prix to contest the Indianapolis 500. It was…

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  27. Wednesday 12 April 2017

  28. IndyCar stars react to Alonso/500 deal 16:56

    IndyCar stars react to Alonso/500 deal

    Leading IndyCar racers have welcomed Fernando Alonso to the championship, following the news that the Spaniard will make a one-off appearance at the…

    Indy
  29. McLaren has 'different options' for Monaco 16:41

    McLaren has 'different options' for Monaco

    McLaren chief Zak Brown says Fernando Alonso's stand-in for the Monaco Grand Prix is not yet in place, and that the team has "a few different options". It…

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  30. Alonso's 500: A dream come true for fans 16:32

    Alonso's 500: A dream come true for fans

    Fernando Alonso and McLaren caused a stir on social media with the announcement that they will contest this year's Indianapolis 500 in an Andretti-run…

    Indy
  31. McLaren hints at full-time IndyCar outfit 12:37

    McLaren hints at full-time IndyCar outfit

    McLaren major shareholder Mansour Ojjeh says the team's decision to compete in this year's Indianapolis 500 with Fernando Alonso could open the door for further…

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  32. IndyCar 'thrilled' by McLaren/Alonso entry 12:18

    IndyCar 'thrilled' by McLaren/Alonso entry

    IndyCar Series CEO Mark Miles says he is "thrilled" by McLaren's decision to field a one-car team for Fernando Alonso at this year's Indianapolis 500. It was…

    Indy
  33. Brown expects Alonso to be 'in the mix' 11:55

    Brown expects Alonso to be 'in the mix'

    McLaren Executive Director Zak Brown says he expects Fernando Alonso to be "in the mix" for overall honours when he makes his debut at the Indianapolis 500 this…

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  34. Andretti: Alonso's oval inexperience no concern 11:42

    Andretti: Alonso's oval inexperience no concern

    Andretti Autosport CEO Michael Andretti says Fernando Alonso's lack of experience on super-speedways is "not of concern", following the news that the Spaniard…

    Indy
  35. Alonso to race at Indianapolis 500 in 2017 11:16

    Alonso to race at Indianapolis 500 in 2017

    Fernando Alonso is to compete at the prestigious Indianapolis 500 this year, with a one-car entry submitted by McLaren, which will be run by the Andretti team…

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  36. Sunday 9 April 2017

  37. Alonso: China retirement 'especially painful' 11:22

    Alonso: China retirement 'especially painful'

    Fernando Alonso says his retirement from the Chinese Grand Prix was "especially painful", as he was running inside the top 10, after vaulting forward during the…

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  38. Saturday 8 April 2017

  39. Alonso says he 'didn't care' about risks 10:44

    Alonso says he 'didn't care' about risks

    Fernando Alonso says he "didn't care too much about risking over the limit" as he hustled his McLaren-Honda to 13th on the grid for the Chinese Grand…

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  40. Video: McLaren's Shanghai paddock tour 06:32

    Video: McLaren's Shanghai paddock tour

    Go on a tour of the McLaren-Honda units at the Shanghai circuit, featuring team chief Zak Brown.

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  41. Friday 7 April 2017

  42. McLaren adds radical T-wing to MCL32 03:39

    McLaren adds radical T-wing to MCL32

    McLaren has added a radical T-wing to its car for this weekend's Chinese Grand Prix. McLaren launched its Honda-powered MCL32 without a T-wing, running only…

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  43. Thursday 6 April 2017

  44. Alonso insists he won't quit mid-season 14:02

    Alonso insists he won't quit mid-season

    Fernando Alonso has made clear that he will not walk away from McLaren-Honda during the 2017 season, following comments made by ex-Formula 1 driver Mark…

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  45. Tuesday 4 April 2017

  46. McLaren rules out building own engine 14:10

    McLaren rules out building own engine

    McLaren Executive Director Zak Brown has ruled out the team producing its own engine for Formula 1, amid current partner Honda's reliability and performance…

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  47. Video of the Day: McLaren's 'Unexpected Race' 05:36

    Video of the Day: McLaren's 'Unexpected Race'

    Fernando Alonso and Stoffel Vandoorne take part in an 'Unexpected Race' around Chandon vineyards.

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  48. Monday 3 April 2017

  49. McLaren expects to be 'exposed' in China 11:59

    McLaren expects to be 'exposed' in China

    McLaren chief Eric Boullier says he expects this weekend's Chinese Grand Prix to further "expose the weaknesses" of the team's Honda-powered package. McLaren…

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  50. Wednesday 29 March 2017

  51. McLaren working with Amazon on TV series 17:32

    McLaren working with Amazon on TV series

    McLaren has been working with global internet retailer Amazon on a multi-part documentary series about the team's 2017 season in Formula 1, it has been…

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  52. Tuesday 28 March 2017

  53. Webber: Alonso might not do whole season 09:45

    Webber: Alonso might not do whole season

    Ex-Formula 1 driver Mark Webber has suggested that Fernando Alonso might not see out the 2017 season with McLaren-Honda, as he is "frustrated like hell" with…

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  54. Monday 27 March 2017

  55. Vandoorne: McLaren race finish a milestone 12:02

    Vandoorne: McLaren race finish a milestone

    Stoffel Vandoorne says that reaching the finish of the Australian Grand Prix represented a milestone for McLaren-Honda, admitting that the team expected both…

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  56. Sunday 26 March 2017

  57. Alonso: McLaren last 'in normal conditions' 09:08

    Alonso: McLaren last 'in normal conditions'

    Fernando Alonso fears that McLaren-Honda could be Formula 1's slowest team "in normal conditions", despite an encouraging Australian Grand Prix…

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  58. Alonso: McLaren 'better than expected' 02:32

    Alonso: McLaren 'better than expected'

    Fernando Alonso says that McLaren-Honda's Australian Grand Prix weekend has gone "better than we'd expected" after pre-season testing. McLaren and Honda…

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  59. Friday 24 March 2017

  60. Brown: Progress in 2017 will be 'gradual' 14:06

    Brown: Progress in 2017 will be 'gradual'

    McLaren-Honda Executive Director Zak Brown says the partnership's progress in 2017 will be "gradual", rather than expecting to make any substantial leap forward…

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  61. McLaren-Honda lifted by improved reliability 11:01

    McLaren-Honda lifted by improved reliability

    Honda chief Yusuke Hasegawa says the manufacturer was lifted by its improved reliability during practice for the Australian Grand Prix, following a troubled…

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  62. Tuesday 21 March 2017

  63. Alonso: McLaren braced for 'difficult' start 06:48

    Alonso: McLaren braced for 'difficult' start

    Fernando Alonso says McLaren-Honda is braced for a "difficult" Australian Grand Prix this weekend, after its build-up to the 2017 campaign was blighted by…

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  64. Saturday 18 March 2017

  65. Feature: Reflecting on Hamilton's F1 bow 09:12

    Feature: Reflecting on Hamilton's F1 bow

    Lewis Hamilton has emerged as one of the most successful F1 drivers in history, with 53 wins, 61 pole positions and three titles to his name from 188 starts. He…

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  66. Thursday 16 March 2017

  67. Häkkinen rejoins McLaren as ambassador 11:42

    Häkkinen rejoins McLaren as ambassador

    Double World Champion Mika Häkkinen has rejoined McLaren, taking up the position of Partner Ambassador with immediate effect, in a multi-year…

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  68. 'McLaren contacts Mercedes over engine' 11:20

    'McLaren contacts Mercedes over engine'

    McLaren has made brief contact with Mercedes about potential power unit supply, amid current partner Honda's ongoing reliability and performance troubles…

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  69. McLaren unsure if it can finish first race 07:42

    McLaren unsure if it can finish first race

    Eric Boullier has admitted that he is unsure whether McLaren-Honda will be able to finish the season-opening Australian Grand Prix, after another troubled…

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  70. Wednesday 15 March 2017

  71. McLaren: Alonso's future down to strong car 10:31

    McLaren: Alonso's future down to strong car

    Eric Boullier has admitted that Fernando Alonso will "take his own decisions" if McLaren-Honda cannot overcome its troubles and produce a competitive…

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  72. Tuesday 14 March 2017

  73. Overview: Key talking points from testing 11:02

    Overview: Key talking points from testing

    Barcelona played host to two pre-season test sessions over the past fortnight, with a number of talking points arising from the eight days of action.…

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  74. Boullier: No 'overnight fixes' at McLaren-Honda 07:36

    Boullier: No 'overnight fixes' at McLaren-Honda

    Eric Boullier has admitted that there "aren't overnight fixes" at McLaren-Honda, as the team braces itself for a tough start to the 2017 campaign after a…

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  75. Monday 13 March 2017

  76. De Vries to focus on F2 over McLaren 13:11

    De Vries to focus on F2 over McLaren

    Nyck de Vries says his "prime focus" will be on Formula 2 in 2017, as he prepares to step up to F1's main feeder category, alongside his junior role at…

    F2
  77. Saturday 11 March 2017

  78. Honda 'a little bit scared' of performance deficit 17:06

    Honda 'a little bit scared' of performance deficit

    Honda F1 chief Yusuke Hasegawa says the manufacturer is slightly "scared" of its performance deficit compared to its rivals, following a troubled build-up to…

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  79. Friday 10 March 2017

  80. McLaren-Honda hit by further electrical issues 12:12

    McLaren-Honda hit by further electrical issues

    McLaren-Honda's dismal pre-season testing programme continued on the final morning of action at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya amid more electrical…

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  81. Thursday 9 March 2017

  82. McLaren-Honda confirms electrical issue 12:37

    McLaren-Honda confirms electrical issue

    Honda has confirmed that an electrical issue twice caused Stoffel Vandoorne's McLaren MCL32 to stop out on track during the final hour of Thursday morning's…

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  83. Insight: Alonso loses patience with Honda 08:12

    Insight: Alonso loses patience with Honda

    Continued reliability and performance problems have left Honda, and McLaren, on the back foot heading into the 2017 season, a repeat of the previous two years.…

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  84. Wednesday 8 March 2017

  85. Alonso: Honda has no reliability, no power 18:22

    Alonso: Honda has no reliability, no power

    McLaren driver Fernando Alonso has expressed his frustration over a Honda power unit which has "no reliability and no power", estimating a deficit of 30 km/h…

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  86. Vandoorne: 'Large chunk' still completed 08:19

    Vandoorne: 'Large chunk' still completed

    Stoffel Vandoorne says McLaren was still able to complete a "large chunk" of its test programme on Tuesday, despite another problem with Honda's power…

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  87. Tuesday 7 March 2017

  88. McLaren admits 'maximum' strain with Honda 17:32

    McLaren admits 'maximum' strain with Honda

    McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier has conceded that the team's relationship with Honda is at "maximum" strain amid a troubled build-up to the 2017 Formula 1…

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  89. Honda forced to change power unit again 12:44

    Honda forced to change power unit again

    Honda has been forced to undertake another power unit change after an electrical issue was detected with Stoffel Vandoorne's McLaren on the opening morning of…

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  90. Honda to part ways with consultant Simon 07:17

    Honda to part ways with consultant Simon

    Honda has confirmed that it will part ways with engine consultant Gilles Simon this year. Simon notably worked on Ferrari's engines during Michael…

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  91. Friday 3 March 2017

  92. Vandoorne optimistic after test improvement 14:06

    Vandoorne optimistic after test improvement

    Stoffel Vandoorne expressed his optimism as McLaren-Honda bounced back from a difficult first half of the opening pre-season test to add much-needed mileage to…

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  93. Boullier labels Ferrari as the 'surprise' team 08:42

    Boullier labels Ferrari as the 'surprise' team

    McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier has labelled Ferrari as the "surprise" of testing, following the Italian outfit's performance across the opening…

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