McLaren team principal Andrea Stella said Oscar Piastri has performed well above the team’s expectations in his first season driving for them.
Outgoing AlphaTauri team principal Franz Tost has fond memories of rivals predicting little success from what proved to be a race-winning partnership with Honda.
Mercedes will continue to supply power units to McLaren until the end of the 2030 season in an extension of their current partnership.
McLaren say they got their qualifying tactics wrong because they were preoccupied with trying to improve their car’s performance in practice.
Lando Norris predicted Interlagos would be “tough” for McLaren, but the team were surprised how effective their last upgraded proved in Brazil.
McLaren team principal Andrea Stella has spoken against rival Haas’ efforts to request a review of the result of the United States Grand Prix.
Lando Norris says he’s satisfied with his result in the Brazilian Grand Prix sprint race despite being beaten to the win by Max Verstappen.
The McLaren drivers expect their team will be less competitive in the United States Grand Prix compared to recent rounds.
McLaren has announced the addition of F1 Academy racer Bianca Bustamante to its driver development programme and revealed her 2024 racing plans.
Lando Norris questioned McLaren’s orders on the radio during the Qatar Grand Prix but team principal Andrea Stella said they encourage their drivers to do this.
Aston Martin are not resigned to finishing behind McLaren this year despite their rivals’ significant gains in the championship fight in recent races.
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A one-off rules change meant Formula 1 drivers were able to push flat-out for longer in the Qatar Grand Prix, which allowed McLaren to finish closer to Red Bull.
Max Verstappen kept his cool in oppressively hot conditions to win the Qatar Grand Prix as McLaren showed they can race the champion hard.
Oscar Piastri and Lando Norris both admitted the Qatar Grand Prix was a difficult race after they rose to take a double podium finish.
Max Verstappen celebrated becoming a three-time world champion by winning the Qatar Grand Prix ahead of Oscar Piastri and Lando Norris.
McLaren rookie driver Oscar Piastri took pole position for the Qatar sprint race, beating team mate Lando Norris and Max Verstappen.
Max Verstappen will start on pole position for Sunday’s Qatar Grand Prix ahead of the two Mercedes of George Russell and Lewis Hamilton.
Lando Norris shot down Fernando Alonso’s suggestion McLaren are “over-confident” of beating Aston Martin to fourth place in the championship.
McLaren has signed Formula 3 champion Gabriel Bortoleto and Italian Formula 3 racer Brando Badoer to its young driver programme.