Whitmarsh expects better races without refuelling

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McLaren team principal Martin Whitmarsh expects the ban on refuelling will have a beneficial effect on races in 2010. Whitmarsh, who recently became the chairman of the F1 teams association, said: Inevitably, when you make a change, there are pros and cons. Regarding the pros, it arguably makes qualifying purer because the fastest car/driver combination … Continue reading Whitmarsh expects better races without refuelling

Does McLaren’s suspended sentence signal an end to hostilities with the FIA?

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First of all, thanks to everyone who posted updates on the previous article about McLaren getting a suspended sentence following the Hamilton/Trulli controversy. (As I mentioned on Twitter earlier, I’ve been out of the country for the last two days and have only just had chance to catch up on the news.) What caught my … Continue reading Does McLaren’s suspended sentence signal an end to hostilities with the FIA?

McLaren want more openness in F1 – they should start with their own pit wall

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Martin Whitmarsh been banging the drum for more open communication between F1 and its fans: I think for us to maintain and develop our fanbase we have to make better use of Formula One as an asset. Those of us that are involved in it have not yet done a good enough job to provide … Continue reading McLaren want more openness in F1 – they should start with their own pit wall