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Ahead of what they believe will be a much improved season for the team, McLaren are poised to announce several “leaders, captains of industry, great sectors” as new partners.
Acknowledging that the Renault and Honda engines are “very different”, McLaren’s technical director Tim Goss says the team made the decision to swap “just in time.”
Nigel Mansell says he hopes Renault will be “very fair” in dealing with McLaren as they join Red Bull and Renault on the engine manufacturer’s list.
Zak Brown insists Fernando Alonso never gave McLaren any ultimatums about his future if they didn’t drop engine supplier Honda.
Fernando Alonso has lavished praise on McLaren boss Zak Brown for his vision about how F1 and motorsport in general should be run.