We caught up with Stake F1's technical director James Key about the team's new challenger, the C44.
It has been described as a "statement of intent" signing by the team...
McLaren have appointed three technical chiefs to take over the role held by the departing James Key...
"It’s not like we’ve got to attack this crazy characteristic or this really annoying thing here or whatever."
The technical director admits it's a "bit of a shame" but now they just have to "recover from it".
James Key says McLaren are not "locked in" on a specific philosophy with the MCL36.