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  1. Tuesday 27 June 2017

  2. Honda to bring 'Spec 3' PU to Austrian GP 11:24

    Honda to bring 'Spec 3' PU to Austrian GP

    Honda chief Yusuke Hasegawa has confirmed that its 'Spec 3' power unit will be introduced at the Austrian Grand Prix, following a successful test in…

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  3. Monday 26 June 2017

  4. Vandoorne: Impossible to pass Saubers 14:04

    Vandoorne: Impossible to pass Saubers

    McLaren-Honda's Stoffel Vandoorne says it was "impossible" to pass Sauber pair Marcus Ericsson and Pascal Wehrlein in Azerbaijan as his wait for a first 2017…

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  5. Sunday 25 June 2017

  6. Alonso: Podium, perhaps victory possible 17:47

    Alonso: Podium, perhaps victory possible

    Fernando Alonso reckons he could have won the Azerbaijan Grand Prix with a more competitive car, as a dramatic afternoon unfolded at the Baku City…

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  7. Saturday 24 June 2017

  8. Alonso: Rivals think we're on slow-down laps 16:49

    Alonso: Rivals think we're on slow-down laps

    Fernando Alonso believes McLaren-Honda's speed deficit is so pronounced that his rivals think he is on a slow lap when he is actually on a quick…

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  9. Alonso's grid penalty now up to 40 places 10:31

    Alonso's grid penalty now up to 40 places

    McLaren-Honda has confirmed that Fernando Alonso's grid penalty for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix is now up to 40 places, after installing further new power unit…

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  10. Boullier: McLaren/Honda friction exaggerated 08:04

    Boullier: McLaren/Honda friction exaggerated

    McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier says that the "friction" between the team and power unit partner Honda has been exaggerated, amid its 2017 struggles in…

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  11. Friday 23 June 2017

  12. Alonso, Vandoorne get initial 15-place drops 12:09

    Alonso, Vandoorne get initial 15-place drops

    McLaren-Honda pair Fernando Alonso and Stoffel Vandoorne have both initially landed 15-place grid penalties for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, after taking on fresh…

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  13. Thursday 22 June 2017

  14. Vandoorne also set for Baku grid drop 12:24

    Vandoorne also set for Baku grid drop

    Stoffel Vandoorne says he is set to join McLaren-Honda team-mate Fernando Alonso in taking engine-related grid penalties at this weekend's Azerbaijan Grand…

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  15. Alonso expects open 2017/18 driver market 12:00

    Alonso expects open 2017/18 driver market

    Fernando Alonso says he expects there to be "a lot of changes" in the Formula 1 driver market across the coming months, and he will "stay calm" when making his…

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  16. Webber: Alonso's situation is a 'travesty' 09:02

    Webber: Alonso's situation is a 'travesty'

    Ex-Formula 1 driver Mark Webber says it is an "absolute travesty" that Fernando Alonso is enduring a third successive season in an uncompetitive car at…

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  17. Tuesday 20 June 2017

  18. Mercedes 'won't interfere' with McLaren/Honda 15:53

    Mercedes 'won't interfere' with McLaren/Honda

    Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has stressed that the marque will not interfere in the McLaren/Honda relationship, amid the Woking team's ongoing Formula 1 struggles…

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  19. Monday 19 June 2017

  20. Alonso: Baku power unit penalties 'likely' 14:24

    Alonso: Baku power unit penalties 'likely'

    McLaren driver Fernando Alonso is braced for power unit-related grid penalties at this weekend's Azerbaijan Grand Prix, amid Honda's ongoing reliability…

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  21. Saturday 17 June 2017

  22. Honda: Frustration doesn't mean divorce 14:48

    Honda: Frustration doesn't mean divorce

    Yusuke Hasegawa insists that frustration-filled comments issued by either McLaren or Honda in the midst of a difficult campaign does not necessarily mean that a…

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  23. Wednesday 14 June 2017

  24. Watson: Alonso's options limited for 2018 11:22

    Watson: Alonso's options limited for 2018

    Ex-Formula 1 driver John Watson reckons that Fernando Alonso will struggle to find a competitive, alternative seat in Formula 1 for 2018, if he leaves…

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  25. Tuesday 13 June 2017

  26. Boullier: Late Canada exit 'gut-wrenching' 10:36

    Boullier: Late Canada exit 'gut-wrenching'

    McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier has described the team's late race failure at the Canadian Grand Prix as "gut-wrenching", adding that its current…

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  27. Monday 12 June 2017

  28. Canadian Grand Prix: Winners and Losers 17:24

    Canadian Grand Prix: Winners and Losers

    Lewis Hamilton dominated to take his third win of the campaign, while Valtteri Bottas completed a 1-2 for the Mercedes team. GPUpdate.net presents its winners…

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  29. Vandoorne was a 'sitting duck' in race 11:06

    Vandoorne was a 'sitting duck' in race

    McLaren driver Stoffel Vandoorne described himself as a "sitting duck" during the Canadian Grand Prix due to Honda's straight-line speed deficit. Vandoorne…

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  30. Sunday 11 June 2017

  31. Brown says McLaren will be 'proactive' 22:59

    Brown says McLaren will be 'proactive'

    McLaren chief Zak Brown says the team will be "proactive" in its approach with engine partner Honda, after a late failure cost Fernando Alonso a point at the…

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  32. McLaren triumphs in F1's Raft Race 00:29

    McLaren triumphs in F1's Raft Race

    McLaren emerged victorious during the return of Formula 1's Raft Race at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on Saturday evening. Under the sport's new owners…

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  33. Saturday 10 June 2017

  34. Alonso 'extremely happy' despite deficit 20:20

    Alonso 'extremely happy' despite deficit

    Fernando Alonso labelled himself as "extremely happy" after extracting the "maximum" from McLaren-Honda's package during qualifying for the Canadian Grand…

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  35. Vandoorne hit by another MGU-H problem 09:36

    Vandoorne hit by another MGU-H problem

    McLaren-Honda driver Stoffel Vandoorne was hindered by another MGU-H problem during practice for the Canadian Grand Prix, curtailing his running. The…

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  36. Friday 9 June 2017

  37. Honda vows to do 'everything' for McLaren 22:11

    Honda vows to do 'everything' for McLaren

    Honda's Formula 1 chief, Yusuke Hasegawa, has declared that the manufacturer will do "everything" it can to give McLaren a reliable and competitive power…

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  38. McLaren has a 'Plan B and C' for 2018 18:03

    McLaren has a 'Plan B and C' for 2018

    McLaren Executive Director Zak Brown says the team has a "Plan B and C" for its 2018 engine supply, should it split with current partner Honda. McLaren and…

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  39. 'We are used to it' - Alonso on stoppage 17:09

    'We are used to it' - Alonso on stoppage

    McLaren-Honda driver Fernando Alonso sighed that "we are used to it" after he suffered another technical stoppage during practice for the Canadian Grand…

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  40. Thursday 8 June 2017

  41. 'If we win by September I will stay' - Alonso 16:49

    'If we win by September I will stay' - Alonso

    Fernando Alonso has ramped up the pressure on McLaren-Honda to deliver results quickly, suggesting that he will only stay with the team in 2018 if it is winning…

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  42. Interview: Sauber on why it chose Honda 14:06

    Interview: Sauber on why it chose Honda

    Honda is dominating the headlines once more this season, with much-needed progress in 2016 undone by its overhauled 2017 power unit. But as questions remain…

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  43. Wednesday 7 June 2017

  44. McLaren has 'serious concerns' over Honda 17:34

    McLaren has 'serious concerns' over Honda

    McLaren chief Zak Brown says that power unit supplier Honda is "a bit lost" and that the team has "serious concerns" as to whether it can eventually win the…

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  45. Monday 5 June 2017

  46. Feature: Back to reality for McLaren, Alonso 16:42

    Feature: Back to reality for McLaren, Alonso

    Fernando Alonso and McLaren's 2017 campaign is likely to be characterised by its bold Indianapolis 500 effort, but it is now back to the grind for the pair, as…

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  47. Alonso: I'm ready to get back to day job 12:38

    Alonso: I'm ready to get back to day job

    Fernando Alonso says he is ready to return to his "day job" at the Canadian Grand Prix, having briefly stepped away from Formula 1 to contest the Indianapolis…

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  48. Thursday 1 June 2017

  49. Vandoorne gets own grandstand for Spa 12:24

    Vandoorne gets own grandstand for Spa

    McLaren-Honda driver Stoffel Vandoorne has announced that he will have his own grandstand available for fans at this year's Belgian Grand Prix. Vandoorne…

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  50. Monday 29 May 2017

  51. Feature: F1 paddock unites for Alonso 17:28

    Feature: F1 paddock unites for Alonso

    Once the Monaco Grand Prix had finished, all eyes were on the Indianapolis 500 and, more pertinently, Fernando Alonso. GPUpdate.net joined the action at the…

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  52. Ericsson blames brakes for SC accident 12:39

    Ericsson blames brakes for SC accident

    Sauber driver Marcus Ericsson has blamed overheating brakes and cold tyres on his race-ending accident behind the Safety Car during the Monaco Grand…

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  53. Sunday 28 May 2017

  54. Wehrlein set for scans after 'scary' crash 16:18

    Wehrlein set for scans after 'scary' crash

    Pascal Wehrlein has revealed that he will need to undergo scans following a "scary" collision with Jenson Button during Sunday afternoon's Monaco Grand…

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  55. Button to start Monaco GP from pit lane 09:58

    Button to start Monaco GP from pit lane

    Jenson Button will start Sunday afternoon's Monaco Grand Prix from the pit lane, with McLaren-Honda opting to change the set-up on his MCL32 after…

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  56. Button: Formula 1 going in right direction 09:12

    Button: Formula 1 going in right direction

    Jenson Button has praised the direction Formula 1 has taken with 2017's technical regulations, describing the new, wider cars as "a lot more fun" to…

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  57. Saturday 27 May 2017

  58. Button 'loving' stand-in F1 appearance 16:52

    Button 'loving' stand-in F1 appearance

    Jenson Button says he is "loving" his brief return to Formula 1 after he reached Q3 and qualified ninth for the Monaco Grand Prix, prior to a grid…

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  59. Vandoorne upbeat despite Q2 crash 16:48

    Vandoorne upbeat despite Q2 crash

    Stoffel Vandoorne says he is upbeat over his and McLaren-Honda's progress, despite his qualifying session in Monaco coming to a premature end after a Q2…

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  60. Button to be hit with 15-place grid penalty 10:03

    Button to be hit with 15-place grid penalty

    McLaren-Honda driver Jenson Button will be handed a 15-place grid penalty for the Monaco Grand Prix after he was forced to take on additional power unit…

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  61. Thursday 25 May 2017

  62. Button 'had a little giggle' on F1 return 18:22

    Button 'had a little giggle' on F1 return

    Jenson Button says he "had a little giggle to myself" when he returned to Formula 1 action during practice for the Monaco Grand Prix on Thursday. Button, who…

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  63. McLaren confirms it will stick with Honda 16:40

    McLaren confirms it will stick with Honda

    McLaren has made clear that its partnership with Honda will continue through the 2018 season, ending speculation of a switch to rival manufacturer…

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  64. Wednesday 24 May 2017

  65. Button tipped to return 'like duck to water' 17:38

    Button tipped to return 'like duck to water'

    Lewis Hamilton reckons Jenson Button will return to Formula 1 action "like a duck to water" when he takes part in this weekend's Monaco Grand Prix as a…

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  66. In photos: Button's return to the paddock 17:27

    In photos: Button's return to the paddock

    Jenson Button will return to Formula 1 action this weekend at McLaren-Honda in place of Indianapolis-bound Fernando Alonso. GPUpdate.net follows his Wednesday…

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  67. Button thought testing would be 'useless' 14:30

    Button thought testing would be 'useless'

    McLaren-Honda stand-in Jenson Button insists he is happy with his preparations for this weekend's Monaco Grand Prix, claiming that an on-track test in Bahrain…

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  68. Tuesday 23 May 2017

  69. McLaren aims for first 2017 double finish 13:28

    McLaren aims for first 2017 double finish

    McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier says getting both MCL32s to the finish is the team's primary goal for Monaco, and reckons further updates will boost its…

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  70. In photos: Button at the Monaco Grand Prix 09:32

    In photos: Button at the Monaco Grand Prix

    Jenson Button will return to Formula 1 for a one-off appearance in Monaco this weekend, in place of Fernando Alonso, who is contesting the Indianapolis 500.…

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  71. Monday 22 May 2017

  72. Button eager for 'slightly surreal' comeback 16:02

    Button eager for 'slightly surreal' comeback

    McLaren-Honda's Jenson Button has described his Monaco Grand Prix comeback as "slightly surreal" as he prepares for his one-off event this weekend. Button…

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  73. Thursday 18 May 2017

  74. Brown 'understands' Alonso over future 07:28

    Brown 'understands' Alonso over future

    McLaren chief Zak Brown says he "totally understands" Fernando Alonso's recent comments regarding his future, as the Spaniard chases a third Formula 1 world…

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  75. Tuesday 16 May 2017

  76. Vandoorne makes 'first overtake' of 2017 16:02

    Vandoorne makes 'first overtake' of 2017

    Stoffel Vandoorne says a move on Jolyon Palmer at the Spanish Grand Prix was the first of his so far challenging full rookie campaign in Formula…

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  77. Monday 15 May 2017

  78. Andretti: Alonso's strong start 'no surprise' 07:32

    Andretti: Alonso's strong start 'no surprise'

    Fernando Alonso made a near perfect start to his Indianapolis 500 effort last month, as he flew through the mandatory Rookie Orientation Programme on his first…

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  79. Sunday 14 May 2017

  80. Alonso: Points unlikely even without clash 17:41

    Alonso: Points unlikely even without clash

    McLaren driver Fernando Alonso says a points finish in Sunday's Spanish Grand Prix would have been unlikely even without his clash with Felipe Massa. Alonso…

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  81. Vandoorne gets 10-place grid penalty 10:56

    Vandoorne gets 10-place grid penalty

    McLaren-Honda driver Stoffel Vandoorne will take a 10-place grid penalty for the Spanish Grand Prix, having moved on to further new power unit…

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  82. Saturday 13 May 2017

  83. Alonso: Q3 appearance will be 'nice boost' 15:20

    Alonso: Q3 appearance will be 'nice boost'

    Fernando Alonso reckons his "gift" appearance in the final phase of qualifying at the Spanish Grand Prix will act as a "nice boost" to McLaren-Honda. McLaren…

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  84. Friday 12 May 2017

  85. Brown in 'disbelief' after Alonso's stoppage 17:46

    Brown in 'disbelief' after Alonso's stoppage

    McLaren Executive Director Zak Brown says he was "in a state of disbelief" when Fernando Alonso's MCL32 came to a halt after just two corners during practice in…

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  86. Honda: Oil leak caused Alonso stoppage 10:41

    Honda: Oil leak caused Alonso stoppage

    Honda has confirmed that an oil leak was the cause of Fernando Alonso's stoppage during the early stages of the first practice session for the Spanish Grand…

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  87. Thursday 11 May 2017

  88. Alonso's motorsport future 'very open' 14:37

    Alonso's motorsport future 'very open'

    McLaren-Honda's Fernando Alonso says he is "very open" over his future beyond 2017, when his current F1 contract expires, though has reiterated that no decision…

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  89. Tuesday 9 May 2017

  90. Rutherford returns to McLaren for Indy 500 15:50

    Rutherford returns to McLaren for Indy 500

    Indianapolis 500 legend Johnny Rutherford will join McLaren-Honda-Andretti's programme as its official ambassador for the month of May, it has been…

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  91. Monday 8 May 2017

  92. McLaren-Honda still focused on reliability 13:58

    McLaren-Honda still focused on reliability

    Fernando Alonso says that McLaren-Honda is still focused on reliability rather than performance as the first European leg of the 2017 season gets…

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  93. Sunday 7 May 2017

  94. Brown: Indy 500 deal shows commitment 10:28

    Brown: Indy 500 deal shows commitment

    McLaren Executive Director Zak Brown believes that the squad's IndyCar effort with Fernando Alonso and Honda demonstrates that the parties are "one group", amid…

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  95. Saturday 6 May 2017

  96. Video of the Day: McLaren's 8-bit gaming 05:30

    Video of the Day: McLaren's 8-bit gaming

    Step inside the 8-bit world and explore McLaren's new competition: World's Fastest Gamer. Find out more about the search for McLaren's gaming champion of…

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  97. Friday 5 May 2017

  98. Video: McLaren - World's Fastest Gamer 16:34

    Video: McLaren - World's Fastest Gamer

    McLaren, in partnership with Logitech G, becomes the first Formula 1 team to enter the eSports arena.

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