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  1. Monday 16 January 2017

  2. McLaren to launch car on February 24 12:16

    McLaren to launch car on February 24

    McLaren has announced that it will launch its 2017 challenger on February 24. McLaren will present its latest Honda-powered car, set to be named the MP4-32…

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  3. Thursday 12 January 2017

  4. McLaren to launch car 'right before' testing 15:06

    McLaren to launch car 'right before' testing

    McLaren has yet to settle on a launch date for its 2017 car but will likely present it "right before" pre-season testing begins, according to Executive Director…

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  5. Monday 9 January 2017

  6. McLaren: New tyres pose 'major challenge' 14:07

    McLaren: New tyres pose 'major challenge'

    McLaren-Honda technical chief Tim Goss says that understanding Pirelli's much wider 2017 tyres will pose a "major challenge" to Formula 1 teams early in the…

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  7. Saturday 7 January 2017

  8. Honda has 'redesigned' power unit - McLaren 16:20

    Honda has 'redesigned' power unit - McLaren

    McLaren Technical Director Tim Goss has revealed that Honda has redesigned its power unit layout for 2017, following the FIA's decision to drop the token-based…

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  9. Tuesday 27 December 2016

  10. Brown: Super Bowl an example for F1 12:04

    Brown: Super Bowl an example for F1

    Formula 1 could learn from the way in which the NFL promotes the Super Bowl in order to boost fan engagement at each Grand Prix, according to McLaren Executive…

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  11. Monday 19 December 2016

  12. 2016 review: McLaren-Honda make gains 08:01

    2016 review: McLaren-Honda make gains

    GPUpdate.net's end-of-season reviews continue with McLaren-Honda, which continued to make progress in 2016, as Fernando Alonso returned to his best, and Jenson…

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  13. Friday 16 December 2016

  14. Vandoorne: 2017 car looks 'very aggressive' 09:18

    Vandoorne: 2017 car looks 'very aggressive'

    Stoffel Vandoorne has described McLaren-Honda's upcoming Formula 1 challenger, designed to new regulations, as "very cool, very futuristic and very…

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  15. Thursday 15 December 2016

  16. Renault poaches Pilbeam from McLaren 14:26

    Renault poaches Pilbeam from McLaren

    Renault has announced the signing of Ciaron Pilbeam as its new Chief Race Engineer. Pilbeam started his Formula 1 career with BAR in the late 1990s…

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  17. Wednesday 14 December 2016

  18. Brown: McLaren 'very bullish' for 2017 13:59

    Brown: McLaren 'very bullish' for 2017

    McLaren-Honda is "feeling very bullish" about its prospects heading into next year's refreshed Formula 1 regulations, according to new Executive Director Zak…

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  19. Tuesday 13 December 2016

  20. Alonso says McLaren title 'my only goal' 13:04

    Alonso says McLaren title 'my only goal'

    Fernando Alonso has insisted that his "only goal" is to claim the World Championship with McLaren-Honda, following speculation linking him to the vacancy at…

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  21. Monday 12 December 2016

  22. Vandoorne values Super Formula stint 16:32

    Vandoorne values Super Formula stint

    Stoffel Vandoorne says that competing in the Japan-based Super Formula helped him develop as a driver, ahead of his Formula 1 graduation with McLaren-Honda in…

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  23. Friday 9 December 2016

  24. Briatore: Alonso will not leave McLaren 11:43

    Briatore: Alonso will not leave McLaren

    Flavio Briatore, heavily involved in Fernando Alonso's career, says the Spaniard will not leave McLaren to replace Nico Rosberg at Mercedes for 2017, amid…

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  25. Brown eyes McLaren title sponsor by 2018 09:02

    Brown eyes McLaren title sponsor by 2018

    New McLaren Executive Director Zak Brown has set his sights on securing a title sponsor by the 2018 season, conceding that there is not enough time to do so for…

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  26. Tuesday 6 December 2016

  27. Mercedes considering Alonso for vacancy 10:00

    Mercedes considering Alonso for vacancy

    Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has admitted that the team is considering Fernando Alonso as Nico Rosberg's replacement, describing him as "a driver I respect a…

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  28. Monday 5 December 2016

  29. McLaren adamant Alonso will not leave 12:39

    McLaren adamant Alonso will not leave

    Fernando Alonso will not be leaving McLaren to replace the retiring Nico Rosberg at Mercedes for the 2017 season, according to the team's new Executive…

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  30. Tuesday 29 November 2016

  31. Capito hopes Alonso extends McLaren deal 11:36

    Capito hopes Alonso extends McLaren deal

    McLaren's Formula 1 Chief Executive Officer Jost Capito says he hopes Fernando Alonso will seek to extend his stay with the team beyond the end of his current…

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  32. Monday 28 November 2016

  33. Alonso: McLaren showed big progress in 2016 08:38

    Alonso: McLaren showed big progress in 2016

    Fernando Alonso believes McLaren-Honda demonstrated substantial progress in 2016, though remains wary that further work must be undertaken before it can think…

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  34. Sunday 27 November 2016

  35. Button 'massively enjoys' day before failure 16:37

    Button 'massively enjoys' day before failure

    McLaren's Jenson Button said he enjoyed his final day as a Grand Prix driver "massively", despite retiring from the race in Abu Dhabi due to a suspension…

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  36. Saturday 26 November 2016

  37. Alonso: McLaren pace 'extremely positive' 17:31

    Alonso: McLaren pace 'extremely positive'

    Fernando Alonso says McLaren can target a points finish at the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix after he qualified in ninth position. Alonso was only 13th…

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  38. Friday 25 November 2016

  39. Button to sport modified helmet design 08:25

    Button to sport modified helmet design

    Jenson Button will sport a modified helmet design for what is set to be his final Formula 1 event in Abu Dhabi this weekend. Button will step back from…

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  40. Thursday 24 November 2016

  41. 14:32

    Video: McLaren-Honda drivers on teamwork

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  42. Button viewing Abu Dhabi GP as final race 11:38

    Button viewing Abu Dhabi GP as final race

    McLaren-Honda driver Jenson Button says he regards this weekend's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix as his final Formula 1 race, despite the potential of a return in…

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  43. Overview: F1's battles down the pack 07:42

    Overview: F1's battles down the pack

    While the attention this weekend will fall on the scrap for the title between Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton, there are several other battles further down the…

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  44. Tuesday 22 November 2016

  45. Boullier sees progression 'in every area' 11:36

    Boullier sees progression 'in every area'

    Eric Boullier says that he has witnessed "firm progression in every area" through the second season of the latest McLaren-Honda partnership. McLaren scored…

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  46. Button hopes to end chapter 'in style' 10:22

    Button hopes to end chapter 'in style'

    McLaren driver Jenson Button says he is eager to end "this chapter in style" as he prepares for what could be his final Grand Prix in Abu Dhabi this…

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  47. Monday 21 November 2016

  48. Brown appointed McLaren Executive Director 17:44

    Brown appointed McLaren Executive Director

    Marketing guru Zak Brown will become the Executive Director of the McLaren Technology Group next month, the company has announced, in a move which is "a…

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  49. Thursday 17 November 2016

  50. F1 community pays tribute to Aki Hintsa 09:55

    F1 community pays tribute to Aki Hintsa

    Formula 1 drivers and teams have been paying tribute to former McLaren doctor Aki Hintsa, who passed away on Wednesday following a battle with cancer.…

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  51. Wednesday 16 November 2016

  52. In photos: Ron Dennis' Formula 1 journey 07:36

    In photos: Ron Dennis' Formula 1 journey

    Ron Dennis confirmed on Tuesday that he has been forced out at McLaren, after a 36-year stint. GPUpdate.net looks through the photo archives and selects some…

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  53. Tuesday 15 November 2016

  54. McLaren: Dennis' contribution 'colossal' 22:10

    McLaren: Dennis' contribution 'colossal'

    McLaren has confirmed Ron Dennis' exit as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the group, recognising his "colossal" contribution over a 36-year…

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  55. Dennis forced to stand down at McLaren 17:35

    Dennis forced to stand down at McLaren

    Ron Dennis has confirmed that he has been forced to stand down as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the McLaren Technology Group, which includes the…

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  56. Boullier: McLaren failed to seize moment 15:22

    Boullier: McLaren failed to seize moment

    McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier says neither Fernando Alonso nor Jenson Button managed to "seize the moment" as the outfit left a wet Brazilian Grand Prix…

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  57. Monday 14 November 2016

  58. Alonso: I'll hit Vettel if he repeats move 09:33

    Alonso: I'll hit Vettel if he repeats move

    Fernando Alonso says "someone will have to hit" Sebastian Vettel if the Ferrari driver repeats the move he pulled on him during Sunday's Brazilian Grand…

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  59. Sunday 13 November 2016

  60. Button says 'something not right' with car 09:22

    Button says 'something not right' with car

    Jenson Button believes there is "something not right" with his McLaren MP4-31 after he slumped to a Q1 exit during qualifying in Brazil. Button had been…

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  61. Saturday 12 November 2016

  62. 'Dennis in court bid to save McLaren future' 08:42

    'Dennis in court bid to save McLaren future'

    Ron Dennis has failed in a High Court attempt to keep his position at McLaren, in the wake of a £1.6 billion takeover bid from a Chinese consortium, according…

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  63. Wednesday 9 November 2016

  64. 05:32

    Video of the Day: Button on Brazilian GP

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  65. Tuesday 8 November 2016

  66. Button hopes for points return in Brazil 16:02

    Button hopes for points return in Brazil

    Jenson Button is hopeful that McLaren-Honda will be competitive enough to return to the points at the Brazilian Grand Prix, after a disappointing visit to…

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  67. Thursday 3 November 2016

  68. 05:22

    Video of the Day: Fernando Alonso's legacy

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  69. Tuesday 1 November 2016

  70. Button rues overtaking difficulties in Mexico 13:29

    Button rues overtaking difficulties in Mexico

    McLaren driver Jenson Button says the difficulty of passing rivals at the Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez impacted on his race, though conceded the team lacked…

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  71. Sunday 30 October 2016

  72. Alonso: 11th a 'dream' for race strategy 09:22

    Alonso: 11th a 'dream' for race strategy

    Fernando Alonso has described 11th as a "dream" position to start the Mexican Grand Prix, given that he will be on the clean side of the grid, with free choice…

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  73. Saturday 29 October 2016

  74. Button: First pit-stops after four or five laps 15:11

    Button: First pit-stops after four or five laps

    Jenson Button expects the first pit-stops to take place just four or five laps in to the Mexican Grand Prix, after "tricky" running on the Super Soft tyre in…

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  75. Wednesday 26 October 2016

  76. Honda hopes Mexican GP reflects progress 09:26

    Honda hopes Mexican GP reflects progress

    McLaren power unit supplier Honda is hopeful that it can demonstrate the progress it has made when the sport returns to Mexico this weekend. During a…

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  77. Tuesday 25 October 2016

  78. Boullier says Austin showed chassis strengths 15:24

    Boullier says Austin showed chassis strengths

    McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier praised Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button's recovery drive at the United States Grand Prix, following a disappointing race…

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  79. Monday 24 October 2016

  80. Button eager for qualifying improvement 09:12

    Button eager for qualifying improvement

    Jenson Button says it is important that he and McLaren-Honda need to improve on qualifying over the remaining three Grands Prix in order to maximise their…

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  81. Sunday 23 October 2016

  82. No further action over Alonso/Massa clash 23:31

    No further action over Alonso/Massa clash

    No further action will be taken over the clash between Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa in the closing stages of the United States Grand Prix, it has been…

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  83. Alonso: Q2 exit means McLaren can attack 14:24

    Alonso: Q2 exit means McLaren can attack

    Fernando Alonso says that his exit from the second segment of qualifying for the United States Grand Prix means he will be able to attack midfield rivals during…

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  84. Saturday 22 October 2016

  85. 09:40

    Video: 'TOONED' James Hunt special

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  86. Monday 17 October 2016

  87. McLaren hopes to show Suzuka was a blip 15:15

    McLaren hopes to show Suzuka was a blip

    McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier is hopeful that the outfit can prove its dismal showing in Japan was a one-off, when Formula 1 returns to action in the…

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  88. Thursday 13 October 2016

  89. Honda hopes to benefit from Vandoorne 14:47

    Honda hopes to benefit from Vandoorne

    Honda chief Yusuke Hasegawa is optimistic that Stoffel Vandoorne's experience with the manufacturer in Japan this year will be positive for the operation in…

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  90. Monday 10 October 2016

  91. Winners and Losers: Japanese Grand Prix 16:42

    Winners and Losers: Japanese Grand Prix

    Nico Rosberg strengthened his grip on this year's title race with a serene victory while Lewis Hamilton once more felt the impact of a poor start. GPUpdate.net…

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  92. Alonso: McLaren pace a 'nasty surprise' 09:12

    Alonso: McLaren pace a 'nasty surprise'

    Fernando Alonso has described McLaren's pace at the Japanese Grand Prix as a "nasty surprise" as it slumped to a low-key result on a difficult weekend for the…

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  93. Sunday 9 October 2016

  94. Button to start Japanese GP from back 05:09

    Button to start Japanese GP from back

    Jenson Button will start Sunday afternoon's Japanese Grand Prix from the back of the grid, with McLaren engine partner Honda electing to replace his power unit…

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  95. Saturday 8 October 2016

  96. Alonso says Suzuka marks 'step backwards' 09:32

    Alonso says Suzuka marks 'step backwards'

    Fernando Alonso reckons the Japanese Grand Prix marks a "step backwards" for McLaren-Honda after the team's qualifying struggles. Alonso could only manage…

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  97. Friday 7 October 2016

  98. Button reckons 'something not quite right' 11:09

    Button reckons 'something not quite right'

    Jenson Button is convinced there's "something not quite right" after he struggled with tyre degradation during practice for the Japanese Grand Prix. Button…

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  99. Thursday 6 October 2016

  100. Alonso: Another 'big step' needed for 2017 08:22

    Alonso: Another 'big step' needed for 2017

    Fernando Alonso has praised McLaren-Honda for the progress it has made this year but says another "big step" is required if it is to fight for podiums and…

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  101. Wednesday 5 October 2016

  102. McLaren hopes to build on Sepang form 08:48

    McLaren hopes to build on Sepang form

    McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier is hopeful that the outfit can replicate its Malaysia form at the Japanese Grand Prix this weekend, home to power unit…

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  103. Sunday 2 October 2016

  104. Alonso hails McLaren's 'aggressive' approach 13:14

    Alonso hails McLaren's 'aggressive' approach

    Fernando Alonso lauded McLaren's decision to adopt an aggressive strategy as he recovered from the back of the grid to finish seventh at the Malaysian Grand…

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  105. Saturday 1 October 2016

  106. Button hails overnight car improvements 13:37

    Button hails overnight car improvements

    Jenson Button praised McLaren for the positive changes it made to his car overnight after qualifying ninth for the Malaysian Grand Prix. Button, also running…

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  107. Vandoorne: Positive to race next to Alonso 08:42

    Vandoorne: Positive to race next to Alonso

    Stoffel Vandoorne reckons it is "positive" that he will be racing alongside Fernando Alonso at McLaren next season, due to the Spaniard's standing within the…

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  108. Alonso's penalty increases with new parts 07:18

    Alonso's penalty increases with new parts

    Fernando Alonso's grid penalty at the Malaysian Grand Prix has increased to 45 positions after McLaren-Honda elected to fit new power unit components prior to…

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  109. Friday 30 September 2016

  110. Alonso boosted by McLaren improvements 13:15

    Alonso boosted by McLaren improvements

    Fernando Alonso was left boosted by McLaren's progress after an encouraging pair of practice sessions for the Malaysian Grand Prix. Alonso clocked the fifth…

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