Tag Archives: McLaren

Norris takes over Verstappen in FP2 as Ricciardo’s issue raises concerns

Piastri Ricciardo collide Dutch GP practice 4

McLaren won the second practice race at Zandvoort in a thrilling finish. Max Verstappen’s Friday perfect sweep was spoiled by Lando Norris, who set the quickest time in the second practice session for the Dutch Grand Prix. Only 0.023 seconds separated the McLaren racer from the home favourite, who had been in control after FP1. […]

Concern about McLaren’s Baku upgrade is dismissed by Stella

McLaren Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2023

The much-hyped upgrade package from McLaren is expected to make its appearance in Azerbaijan, and team manager Andrea Stella played down any potential problems. Andrea Stella says that despite the Azerbaijan Grand Prix becoming a Sprint race, it will be “relatively easy” for McLaren to introduce their eagerly anticipated Formula 1 upgrade package there. The […]

Smedley finds something amiss with the recent McLaren structure

Rob Smedley McLaren 2023

In McLaren’s current three-headed technical structure, Rob Smedley has spotted a prospective risk. Rob Smedley, an earlier Ferrari engineer, has cautioned that McLaren’s latest Formula 1 technical setup might leave them “dead in the water.” Despite being on gardening depart until January 2024, the squad revealed in March that Technical Director James Key had left […]

Ricciardo appears as a sales representative

Daniel Ricciardo 2023

Daniel Ricciardo has time to engage in an interesting pre-Australian Grand Prix activity since he won’t be competing in 2023. Despite not having a spot in an F1 race in 2023, Daniel Ricciardo still managed to command attention after traveling to Australia for his home Grand Prix. With oversized glasses and a stick-on mustache, Ricciardo […]

McLaren starts the MCL37, their F1 challenger for 2023

McLaren 2023 F1 MCL37 1

The team’s 2023 challenger, the MCL37, was started for the first time at the McLaren Technology Centre in Woking, suggesting that everything is progressing according to plan. In order to be ready for the 2023 season, McLaren has completed a significant task: the first motor fire up. McLaren has posted a video of the first […]

Brown reveals why McLaren chose a rookie in instead of Ricciardo

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Oscar Piastri will take Daniel Ricciardo’s position at the squad in 2023 after the two parties decided to mutually cancel the Australian’s multi-year deal early. CEO Zak Brown has provided an explanation of the team’s decision to replace experience with young. Oscar Piastri has replaced Daniel Ricciardo’s position at McLaren, and Zak Brown has revealed […]

The lessons Szafnauer took away from the Piastri saga are revealed

otmar szafnauer alpine Piastri

The Contract Recognition Board decided in favor of McLaren in the conflict between Alpine and McLaren regarding Oscar Piastri’s services for 2023. Otmar Szafnauer, the head of Alpine, has been considering what the case taught him about paddock politics. Otmar Szafnauer, the CEO of Alpine, has discussed the thing he took away from the Oscar […]

Brown makes an announcement concerning the future of Norris with  McLaren

Lando Norris F1 McLaren

Zak Brown believes that McLaren can give Lando Norris the skills necessary to compete for victories and championships in Formula 1. In order for Lando Norris to win races and titles in Formula 1, Zak Brown is sure that McLaren will be ready to provide him with the necessary equipment. Norris had a successful season […]

Pato O’Ward: Possible move to the IndyCar would make Ricciardo “happy”

Pato OWard McLaren

In spite of Daniel Ricciardo’s claim that he is terrified of ovals, Pato O’Ward thinks the Australian driver would be a perfect fit for an IndyCar transfer. If Daniel Ricciardo chooses not to rejoin the Formula 1 grid following the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Pato O’Ward thinks the Australian driver would “enjoy” to make a […]

Ricciardo aims to ‘rebuild’ after a difficult 2 years: It can get you down

daniel ricciardo f1 2022

Despite having ruled out competing in Formula One in 2023, Daniel Ricciardo is planning to make the most of his time off the racetrack. Following a difficult two years, Daniel Ricciardo hopes to “rebuild” throughout his time away from the F1 grid in 2023. The Australian underperformed during his first season with McLaren despite signing […]