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McLaren’s goal this season is to close the gap tp the likes of Mercedes and Red Bull, and not just to keep Ferrari behind, says Lando Norris.
McLaren team principal Andreas Seidl looks forward to the benefits of working with a proven race winner in Daniel Ricciardo.
McLaren have shared more footage from their Silverstone filming day where Daniel Ricciardo seems set on taking home a few cars.
McLaren are aware that they could face “potential issues” with their new Mercedes engine but they hope to resolve any niggles during pre-season testing.
Andreas Seidl believes that, despite the considerable progress being made, McLaren have “clearly” yet to fulfil their potential.
This year’s McLaren versus Aston Martin battle will be decided by Sebastian Vettel and Andreas Seidl, and which of the two is “more important” to the team.
Andreas Seidl says that McLaren have put together a “clear plan” for Daniel Ricciardo to prepare him for his first race with the team.
Zak Brown has stated that Formula 1 remains McLaren’s “clear focus” over the likes of IndyCar and the World Endurance Championship.
McLaren Racing CEO Zak Brown says the budget cap will not be “perfect” in its first season, instead 2021 will flag up the issues.
Zak Brown thinks there will be little to choose between McLaren’s two “ferocious” drivers this year as they set about reducing the gap to the rivals ahead.
James Key says the Mercedes unit used to be the “benchmark” but the reality is there is “now very little separating” the different engines.
Daniel Ricciardo will not have number 1 status at McLaren as Andreas Seidl doesn’t believe it is “beneficial” to the team.
McLaren have reiterated their desire to close in on Formula 1’s leading teams, rather than target a specific position in 2021.
Preferring the idea of sprint races to reverse grids, Daniel Ricciardo says the one thing F1 must guarantee is that a race win “still feel as big as what it should be”.
Lando Norris is expecting a close fight season with McLaren racing a “bit of everyone” with the ultimate goal being to challenge Mercedes.
Daniel Ricciardo fancies his chances of becoming a World Champion in his three years with McLaren, but just how possible is that?
Sebastian Vettel will be “highly motivated” this year to put 2020 behind him and show his new Aston Martin bosses why he became a four-time World Champion.
Daniel Ricciardo’s first experience of his new McLaren MCL35M didn’t go according to plan as the Aussie’s “wide hips” – his words, not ours – meant it was a tight squeeze.
McLaren have not experienced any problems with their new Mercedes power unit despite the Brackley squad revealing they are still ironing out a few issues.
Signing with McLaren for three years, Daniel Ricciardo says he has no excuses, there is “certainly enough time” to build towards a title challenge.
Lando Norris says “everything is back to normal” after recovering from for Covid-19 having tested positive in January.
After Lando Norris put McLaren’s MCL35M through its early paces at Silverstone, it was over to Daniel Ricciardo for the afternoon session.
McLaren say they are keeping the “focus on ourselves” and no Mercedes branding will appear on their new car or team kit for the 2021 season.
Launch season has officially taken off! McLaren, best of the rest in 2020, are first out of the traps ahead of the 2021 season.
Now that McLaren have launched their 2021 challenger, let us take a look back at their Formula 1 liveries throughout the turbo hybrid years.
Daniel Ricciardo will get his first taste of driving a McLaren F1 car during a shakedown of the MCL35M at Silverstone tomorrow (Tuesday).
McLaren have become the first team to launch their 2021 World Championship challenger, the MCL35M complete with Mercedes engine.
McLaren will launch its 2021 Formula 1 car, the MCL35M, on Monday evening and fans can follow it live from 7pm GMT.
Lando Norris doesn’t think that he and McLaren will be able to finish on the podium on a regular basis in 2021.
Daniel Ricciardo was convinced to join McLaren after Zak Brown delivered on a promise he made when a previous approach for the Australian driver had failed.