Posts Tagged ‘McLaren’

16 Jun 2008: F1: Barcelona testing report – June 13

Ferrari dominated the timesheets on the second day of Barcelona testing with veteran McLaren pilot Pedro de la Rosa only able to get within four-tenths of a second of his team’s main rival.

16 Jun 2008: F1: Barcelona testing report – June 12

Ferrari tester Luca Badoer topped the timesheet on the first day of Barcelona testing – but didn’t have things entirely his own way. On an opening day that featured unpredictable weather, starting sunny then gradually clouding over until a thunderstorm forced the eight teams testing to abandon the track an hour earlier than expected, BMW’s Robert Kubica and Red Bull’s David Coulthard pushed him a close second and third.

16 Jun 2008: F1: Dennis’ contribution to engineering is recognised

Ron Dennis, McLaren’s team principal, says he feels “flattered and honoured” after he was awarded the Prince Philip Medal for his contribution to innovation and excellence in engineering.

16 Jun 2008: McLaren celebrates 40th anniversary of first F1 win

McLaren had more than one reason to hope for a good result in Montreal – the race took place one day before the 40th anniversary of the team’s first Formula One win.

7 Jun 2008: F1: Hamilton sets fastest lap in Canada practice

Lewis Hamilton put down a marker for Canada qualifying by topping the timesheets overall in Friday practice at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve.

6 Jun 2008: F1: Hamilton looks forward to quick and dirty ride in Canada

Lewis Hamilton says he thinks McLaren will have a job to beat Ferrari on straight-line speed in Montreal – but says his MP4-23 will have an advantage over the kerbs, and that could be enough to win the race.

4 Jun 2008: F1: Canadian Grand Prix preview

Formula One is heading off to Canada and there’s only one game in town – can Lewis Hamilton maintain his newly-minted lead in the drivers’ championship? The 23-year-old Briton is just three points ahead of arch-rival and reigning champion Kimi Raikkonen following his spectacular victory on the rain-soaked streets of Monaco. And the Finn’s Ferrari team-mate Felipe Massa is just one behind him.

31 May 2008: F1: Hamilton, Kovalainen and the MP4-23 at Brooklands

It’s official! Lewis Hamilton will be at this year’s Brooklands Festival on June 28 and 29 – accompanied by team-mate Heikki Kovalainen and this year’s race car, the McLaren MP4-23.

29 May 2008: Brits on Pole: the fightback begins

Time for us to admit what has happened to our team in round six of the McLaren Grand Prix League fantasy F1 competition. And, actually, things are looking up.

28 May 2008: F1: betting round-up – who do the bookies think will win?

Six races into the season. Felipe Massa, Kimi Raikkonen and Lewis Hamilton have won two races apiece. Robert Kubica has yet to score his maiden win but says he’s fighting for the title. Which of them are the markets backing to become world champion?

 
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