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Seidl expects 2020 car to be an evolution of MCL34

McLaren team principal Andreas Seidl expects James Key’s first car to be an evolution of this year’s design rather than a brand-new (...)

McLaren momentum should carry through to 2020 – Seidl

McLaren team principal Andreas Seidl believes the momentum his team is taking into the second part of this season will benefit it in 2020 as (...)

Norris praises McLaren performance step in Hungary

Lando Norris is impressed by the way McLaren was able to address a low-speed weakness to be the fourth-fastest car at the Hungarian Grand (...)

McLaren buoyed by second consecutive P5

Carlos Sainz says McLaren drew inspiration from the pace he was able to show on his way to a second consecutive fifth place at the (...)

Carlos Sainz: ‘It’s incredibly annoying going to every race to finish seventh’

McLaren driver wants F1 changes that will allow him to compete with the best and fulfil goal of becoming a world champion

Softly spoken and with an unassuming air, it would be easy to miss the determination that drives Carlos Sainz. Yet the moment his piercing gaze catches the eye, it is impossible to ignore.

It was unmistakeable in Hungary before this weekend’s grand prix, when he declared that his enjoyment of the sport he has loved since childhood is marred only by frustration with Formula One’s two-tier structure that prevents him from fighting for a win.

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Brown never felt ‘negative pressure’ at McLaren

Zak Brown insists he never felt under any negative pressure at McLaren despite a difficult start to his time as CEO of McLaren Racing. (...)

Seidl feels McLaren still underperforming based on resources

McLaren is still underperforming as a Formula 1 team based on its facilities and resources despite a strong 2019 so far, according to (...)

Sainz got confidence boost from McLaren after qualifying issue

Carlos Sainz says an explanation of why he struggled in qualifying at the British Grand Prix gave him greater confidence heading into the (...)

McLaren arrive at Silverstone with talented team driving their resurgence

Performance engineer Amelia Lewis is at the heart of the team’s rebuilding process and their mission to be a force once more

Fine weather or foul McLaren have done little but ride out storms at recent British Grand Prix meetings. The team return to the race this weekend, however, in their best shape for some time. From their young drivers to the very heart of the team in Woking there is now a palpable sense that they are back on track in their attempt to return to the front of the grid.

Better still fans at Silverstone can enjoy their resurgence in the hands of a homegrown talent, Lando Norris. He is rated by those who work with him closely as mature beyond his years and destined for great things. This week McLaren reasserted their confidence in him by extending the 19-year-old’s contract by three years.

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Lando Norris signs new McLaren contract after superb start to F1 career

• Briton, 19, extends deal by three years before British Grand Prix
• McLaren also re-sign Carlos Sainz ‘to end speculation’

Lando Norris has had his contract with McLaren extended to continue racing for the team for a further three years.

McLaren have shown their confidence that Norris will be central to their efforts to return to the front of the grid by announcing they will retain him before his home race, the British Grand Prix. The team have also extended the contract of his teammate, Carlos Sainz.

Related: Lando Norris: ‘A lot of swearing goes on generally when I am driving’

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McLaren to retain Sainz, Norris for 2020

McLaren has confirmed it will keep its current driver line-up of Carlos Sainz and Lando Norris for the 2020 season. The pairing was an (...)

Alonso, Vandoorne praised for roles in McLaren turnaround

McLaren team principal Andreas Seidl says 2018 drivers Fernando Alonso and Stoffel Vandoorne deserve credit for their part in the team’s (...)