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  1. Thursday 21 September 2017

  2. McLaren-Honda stint 'a proper disaster' 12:37

    McLaren-Honda stint 'a proper disaster'

    McLaren's latest partnership with Honda was "a proper disaster" for the team's credibility, says Racing Director Eric Boullier, who is now focused on "bouncing…

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  3. Wednesday 20 September 2017

  4. Boullier: Alonso wants to stay at McLaren 11:04

    Boullier: Alonso wants to stay at McLaren

    McLaren chief Eric Boullier has claimed that Fernando Alonso "wants to stay" at McLaren for the 2018 season, when the team will use Renault power…

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  5. Brown: Renault move 'not a short-term fix' 07:38

    Brown: Renault move 'not a short-term fix'

    McLaren's decision to part ways with Honda and move to Renault power for the 2018 season "is not a short-term fix", according to McLaren chief Zak Brown, who…

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  6. Video: McLaren presents 'Project Invincible' 05:32

    Video: McLaren presents 'Project Invincible'

    McLaren Applied Technologies introduces its latest personalised healthcare solution, the 'Project Invincible' shield, made from materials that will be used in…

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  7. Monday 18 September 2017

  8. Vandoorne encouraged by best result yet 15:24

    Vandoorne encouraged by best result yet

    Stoffel Vandoorne believes he was able to maximise the performance of his McLaren MCL32 as he claimed a career-best seventh at the Singapore Grand…

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  9. Honda: McLaren found change difficult 11:25

    Honda: McLaren found change difficult

    Honda's motorsport boss, Masashi Yamamoto, believes McLaren is a "systematic" company which can struggle to adapt to change, and hopes Toro Rosso will be more…

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  10. Sunday 17 September 2017

  11. Alonso reckons podium finish was possible 17:42

    Alonso reckons podium finish was possible

    McLaren-Honda's Fernando Alonso reckons a podium finish was possible in the Singapore Grand Prix, had he escaped the first-lap drama at Marina Bay. Alonso…

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  12. Alonso wants to see 2018 Renault data 08:26

    Alonso wants to see 2018 Renault data

    Fernando Alonso says he wants to understand more about the capability of Renault's power unit before he commits to McLaren for 2018. Alonso is out of…

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  13. Saturday 16 September 2017

  14. Alonso: McLaren must now 'complete job' 17:02

    Alonso: McLaren must now 'complete job'

    Fernando Alonso expressed satisfaction at McLaren-Honda's qualifying performance in Singapore but says the team must now "complete the job" by scoring…

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  15. Friday 15 September 2017

  16. Opinion: McLaren wrong to dump Honda 18:26

    Opinion: McLaren wrong to dump Honda

    Amid a third frustrating season McLaren tired of Honda and opted to sever its partnership, instead signing a three-year deal with Renault. GPUpdate.net argues…

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  17. Brown: 2018 doubts started pre-season 16:32

    Brown: 2018 doubts started pre-season

    McLaren chief Zak Brown says the team's initial doubts over continuing with Honda into 2018 were raised during the partnership's pre-season campaign, which was…

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  18. McLaren to focus efforts on Alonso deal 16:23

    McLaren to focus efforts on Alonso deal

    McLaren will now switch its attention to securing Fernando Alonso's services for 2018, having clarified its engine situation, according to boss Zak…

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  19. Video: Zak Brown's message to McLaren fans 13:21

    Video: Zak Brown's message to McLaren fans

    McLaren Executive Director Zak Brown addresses McLaren fans on the upcoming changes for the team.

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  20. Timeline: McLaren-Honda, from hope to hell 12:48

    Timeline: McLaren-Honda, from hope to hell

    McLaren has announced that it will part ways with Honda at the end of the 2017 campaign, in favour of a three-year Renault engine supply deal. GPUpdate.net…

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  21. Renault to power McLaren from 2018-20 11:37

    Renault to power McLaren from 2018-20

    McLaren has confirmed that it will use Renaullt power units from the 2018 season, after securing a three-year deal with the French manufacturer, following the…

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  22. McLaren formally confirms Honda split 11:31

    McLaren formally confirms Honda split

    McLaren has announced that it will split with Honda at the conclusion of the 2017 campaign, bringing down the curtain on a three-year partnership plagued by a…

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  23. Thursday 14 September 2017

  24. Alonso will take 2018 decision after McLaren 12:15

    Alonso will take 2018 decision after McLaren

    Fernando Alonso says that he will take a decision on his 2018 racing programme once McLaren formally confirms its plans for next season. Alonso is out of…

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  25. Vandoorne to avoid Singapore grid drop 11:36

    Vandoorne to avoid Singapore grid drop

    Honda has confirmed that it has been able to address the MGU-K concern in Stoffel Vandoorne's power unit, thus avoiding a penalty, ahead of this weekend's…

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  26. Wednesday 13 September 2017

  27. Ecclestone: McLaren no happier with Renault 11:03

    Ecclestone: McLaren no happier with Renault

    McLaren will be no happier with Renault than it has been with Honda, ahead of the team's impending switch of engine supplier, according to Formula 1 Chairman…

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  28. Tuesday 12 September 2017

  29. Alonso: Singapore a 'real chance' for McLaren 11:15

    Alonso: Singapore a 'real chance' for McLaren

    Fernando Alonso is eager to exploit a "real chance" to return to the points-paying positions at the Singapore Grand Prix, following back-to-back…

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  30. Monday 11 September 2017

  31. McLaren still unsure of penalty-free Singapore 14:07

    McLaren still unsure of penalty-free Singapore

    McLaren is still unsure whether Stoffel Vandoorne will need to take on new power unit elements for the Singapore Grand Prix, which would result in a grid…

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  32. Friday 8 September 2017

  33. GPUpdate gets to know... Stoffel Vandoorne 10:38

    GPUpdate gets to know... Stoffel Vandoorne

    F1 drivers answer hundreds of questions at each Grand Prix, but how much do we know about their lives away from the track? GPUpdate.net is on a mission to find…

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  34. Tuesday 5 September 2017

  35. Italian Grand Prix: Winners and Losers 08:22

    Italian Grand Prix: Winners and Losers

    Mercedes sent out a warning shot to Ferrari with an emphatic display at Monza, as Lewis Hamilton moved into the championship lead. GPUpdate.net presents its…

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  36. Video: Mika Häkkinen on his McLaren years 05:38

    Video: Mika Häkkinen on his McLaren years

    Double Formula 1 World Champion Mika Häkkinen, also known as 'The Flying Finn', looks back on his years at McLaren, where he raced between 1993 and 2001.

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  37. Sunday 3 September 2017

  38. Brown: Alonso stay 'very likely' with Renault 17:36

    Brown: Alonso stay 'very likely' with Renault

    Fernando Alonso would be "very likely" to stay with McLaren for the 2018 campaign if the team switches to Renault power, according to Zak Brown. McLaren is…

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  39. Alonso says stewards were 'having a beer' 16:41

    Alonso says stewards were 'having a beer'

    Fernando Alonso says that the Italian Grand Prix stewards "must have been having a Heineken" with what he felt was a lenient penalty for Jolyon…

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  40. Vandoorne gets 25-place drop for new PU 09:53

    Vandoorne gets 25-place drop for new PU

    Stoffel Vandoorne will take a 25-place grid penalty for Sunday afternoon's Italian Grand Prix, with Honda replacing the power unit in his McLaren following an…

    F1
  41. Vandoorne denied 'proper go' in Q3 phase 08:45

    Vandoorne denied 'proper go' in Q3 phase

    Stoffel Vandoorne has explained that he suffered a loss of power during the final qualifying phase at the Italian Grand Prix, denying him a "proper…

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  42. Saturday 2 September 2017

  43. Alonso: New Monza tarmac 'not ready' for F1 19:50

    Alonso: New Monza tarmac 'not ready' for F1

    Fernando Alonso says the new tarmac recently laid along Monza's pit straight contributed to the series of delays during qualifying for the Italian Grand…

    F1
  44. Video: McLaren explores the magic of Monza 05:42

    Video: McLaren explores the magic of Monza

    La Pista Magica. McLaren explores the historic banking at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza circuit.

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  45. Friday 1 September 2017

  46. Honda: 'Very clear' Alonso doesn't want to stay 12:27

    Honda: 'Very clear' Alonso doesn't want to stay

    Honda motorsport chief Yusuke Hasegawa says it is "very clear" that Fernando Alonso does not want to commit his future to the Japanese manufacturer, unless it…

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  47. Honda confirms 35-place drop for Alonso 09:31

    Honda confirms 35-place drop for Alonso

    Honda has confirmed that Fernando Alonso's grid penalty for the Italian Grand Prix will amount to 35 places, after the latest Spec 3.7 engine was fitted to his…

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  48. Alonso rejects Spa withdrawal accusations 07:02

    Alonso rejects Spa withdrawal accusations

    McLaren-Honda's Fernando Alonso has dismissed speculation that he retired from the Belgian Grand Prix once it was clear that he was not on course to finish in…

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  49. Thursday 31 August 2017

  50. Alonso: Me or Honda ultimatum 'not true' 16:34

    Alonso: Me or Honda ultimatum 'not true'

    Fernando Alonso has slammed reports that he has given McLaren an ultimatum of choosing between him and engine partner Honda for the 2018 campaign. Alonso is…

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  51. Honda settles on 'Spec 3.7' for FP1 test 15:40

    Honda settles on 'Spec 3.7' for FP1 test

    Honda has confirmed that it will run a 'Spec 3.7' engine in Fernando Alonso's car during first practice for the Italian Grand Prix, having evaluated whether to…

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  52. Honda pondering 'Spec 4' engine for FP1 12:59

    Honda pondering 'Spec 4' engine for FP1

    Honda is pondering whether to trial its 'Spec 4' engine during practice for the Italian Grand Prix, with the latest development now on the table after it missed…

    F1
  53. Wednesday 30 August 2017

  54. McLaren braced for 'tough' Monza weekend 13:04

    McLaren braced for 'tough' Monza weekend

    Fernando Alonso says McLaren is expecting a "tough challenge" at the Italian Grand Prix this weekend, with its struggles set to be accentuated due to Monza's…

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  55. Tuesday 29 August 2017

  56. Sauber 'was not confident' over McLaren-Honda 14:04

    Sauber 'was not confident' over McLaren-Honda

    Frédéric Vasseur says fears that McLaren could end its partnership with Honda played a major role in Sauber pulling out of a deal with the Japanese…

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  57. Sunday 27 August 2017

  58. Alonso: My stock value has never been higher 16:36

    Alonso: My stock value has never been higher

    Fernando Alonso says his stock value has "never been as high as now" during his motor racing career after another feisty drive at the Belgian Grand…

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  59. Saturday 26 August 2017

  60. Alonso: 11th 'like pole position' for McLaren 17:59

    Alonso: 11th 'like pole position' for McLaren

    Fernando Alonso labelled 11th place on the grid at the Belgian Grand Prix as "like pole position" for McLaren-Honda, as he narrowly missed out on a spot in…

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  61. Vandoorne moves on to 65-place grid penalty 09:39

    Vandoorne moves on to 65-place grid penalty

    Honda has been forced to fit a ninth power unit to Stoffel Vandoorne's MCL32 for the remainder of the Belgian Grand Prix, meaning he is now up to a 65-place…

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  62. Honda planned 'Spec 4' engine for Belgium 09:22

    Honda planned 'Spec 4' engine for Belgium

    Honda chief Yusuke Hasegawa has revealed that the manufacturer planned to introduce a 'Spec 4' engine in Belgium, but failed to meet its timeframe. Honda has…

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  63. Friday 25 August 2017

  64. Vandoorne's grid penalty up to 40 places 20:36

    Vandoorne's grid penalty up to 40 places

    Stoffel Vandoorne's grid penalty for his home race in Belgium has increased to 40 places, after McLaren changed the gearbox in his car. Vandoorne was already…

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  65. Renault downplays McLaren link amid talks 18:14

    Renault downplays McLaren link amid talks

    Renault chief Cyril Abiteboul has confirmed that the manufacturer held talks with McLaren over a potential 2018 engine deal, but has dismissed the prospect of…

    F1
  66. Halo gets first run at 2017 race weekend 09:11

    Halo gets first run at 2017 race weekend

    Three drivers have given the 'halo' device its first run at a Grand Prix this season after trialling the system during practice at Spa-Francorchamps on Friday…

    F1
  67. Thursday 24 August 2017

  68. Alonso plays down Honda's updated PU 16:27

    Alonso plays down Honda's updated PU

    Fernando Alonso says the update Honda will introduce at the Belgian Grand Prix is "very minor" and does not expect it to have a seismic impact on the…

    F1
  69. Vandoorne to get 35-place grid penalty 14:04

    Vandoorne to get 35-place grid penalty

    McLaren-Honda's Stoffel Vandoorne is set to start from the back of the grid at his home race in Belgium this weekend due to an impending 35-place grid drop…

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  70. Wednesday 23 August 2017

  71. Alonso: McLaren 'getting stronger and stronger' 15:42

    Alonso: McLaren 'getting stronger and stronger'

    Fernando Alonso reckons McLaren-Honda is "getting stronger and stronger" as the 2017 season progresses, but is wary that the team faces a challenge at this…

    F1
  72. 'The best thing that I can do is win' - Norris 14:06

    'The best thing that I can do is win' - Norris

    McLaren-backed youngster Lando Norris is taking Formula 3 by storm in his rookie campaign, having also received his maiden Formula 1 outing this season.…

    F1
  73. McLaren chiefs reiterate belief in Vandoorne 11:28

    McLaren chiefs reiterate belief in Vandoorne

    McLaren chiefs Eric Boullier and Zak Brown have reiterated their belief in Stoffel Vandoorne, following confirmation that he will continue with the team in…

    F1
  74. McLaren formally confirms Vandoorne for 2018 11:03

    McLaren formally confirms Vandoorne for 2018

    McLaren has formally confirmed that Stoffel Vandoorne will continue with the team in 2018, as planned. Vandoorne stepped up to a full-time race seat with the…

    F1
  75. Tuesday 22 August 2017

  76. Norris: F2 'more likely option' for 2018 16:14

    Norris: F2 'more likely option' for 2018

    McLaren protégé Lando Norris says a move into Formula 2 is his "more likely option" for 2018, though has stressed that his focus remains on clinching the…

    F3
  77. Friday 18 August 2017

  78. Alonso: 'Unfinished business' with McLaren 09:54

    Alonso: 'Unfinished business' with McLaren

    Fernando Alonso says he is open to sticking with McLaren for 2018, highlighting "unfinished business together", but needs reassurances over its future…

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  79. Thursday 17 August 2017

  80. Mid-season review: McLaren-Honda's woes 08:42

    Mid-season review: McLaren-Honda's woes

    GPUpdate.net continues its mid-season review series with McLaren-Honda, which has lacked reliability and performance, restricting prospects for driver pairing…

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  81. Wednesday 16 August 2017

  82. Vandoorne making 'big steps' at every race 12:19

    Vandoorne making 'big steps' at every race

    Stoffel Vandoorne feels that he is making "big steps" forward at every Grand Prix following a difficult start to his first full-time season in Formula 1 with…

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  83. Tuesday 15 August 2017

  84. Video: McLaren's Woking Grand Prix 'plan' 16:22

    Video: McLaren's Woking Grand Prix 'plan'

    McLaren presents a tongue-in-cheek plan to add a Woking Grand Prix to the Formula 1 calendar.

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  85. Saturday 12 August 2017

  86. Video: Norris tests virtual McLaren F1 cars 05:32

    Video: Norris tests virtual McLaren F1 cars

    McLaren youngster Lando Norris tests several of the team's cars on the new F1 2017 video game.

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  87. Friday 11 August 2017

  88. Alonso 'much better' than in title-winning years 13:47

    Alonso 'much better' than in title-winning years

    McLaren-Honda driver Fernando Alonso has described his 2017 season as "fantastic", despite his team's struggles, and feels he is a much better driver than in…

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  89. Thursday 10 August 2017

  90. Honda now at pre-season target level 13:44

    Honda now at pre-season target level

    Honda is now performing at the level it hoped to achieve pre-season, according to chief Yusuke Hasegawa, following recent updates to its power unit. Honda…

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  91. Tuesday 8 August 2017

  92. McLaren has September PU deadline - Boullier 11:12

    McLaren has September PU deadline - Boullier

    McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier says the operation has until September to decide on its engine partner for 2018, due to the deadlines in designing next…

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