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  1. Thursday 21 September 2017

  2. 12:37

    McLaren-Honda stint 'a proper disaster'

    McLaren's latest partnership with Honda was "a proper disaster" for the team's credibility, says Racing Director Eric Boullier, who is now focused on "bouncing…

  3. Wednesday 20 September 2017

  4. 07:38

    Brown: Renault move 'not a short-term fix'

    McLaren's decision to part ways with Honda and move to Renault power for the 2018 season "is not a short-term fix", according to McLaren chief Zak Brown, who…

  5. Monday 18 September 2017

  6. 15:24

    Vandoorne encouraged by best result yet

    Stoffel Vandoorne believes he was able to maximise the performance of his McLaren MCL32 as he claimed a career-best seventh at the Singapore Grand…

  7. 11:25

    Honda: McLaren found change difficult

    Honda's motorsport boss, Masashi Yamamoto, believes McLaren is a "systematic" company which can struggle to adapt to change, and hopes Toro Rosso will be more…

  8. Sunday 17 September 2017

  9. 17:42

    Alonso reckons podium finish was possible

    McLaren-Honda's Fernando Alonso reckons a podium finish was possible in the Singapore Grand Prix, had he escaped the first-lap drama at Marina Bay. Alonso…

  10. 08:26

    Alonso wants to see 2018 Renault data

    Fernando Alonso says he wants to understand more about the capability of Renault's power unit before he commits to McLaren for 2018. Alonso is out of…

  11. Saturday 16 September 2017

  12. 17:02

    Alonso: McLaren must now 'complete job'

    Fernando Alonso expressed satisfaction at McLaren-Honda's qualifying performance in Singapore but says the team must now "complete the job" by scoring…

  13. Friday 15 September 2017

  14. 18:26

    Opinion: McLaren wrong to dump Honda

    Amid a third frustrating season McLaren tired of Honda and opted to sever its partnership, instead signing a three-year deal with Renault. argues…

  15. 16:32

    Brown: 2018 doubts started pre-season

    McLaren chief Zak Brown says the team's initial doubts over continuing with Honda into 2018 were raised during the partnership's pre-season campaign, which was…

  16. 16:23

    McLaren to focus efforts on Alonso deal

    McLaren will now switch its attention to securing Fernando Alonso's services for 2018, having clarified its engine situation, according to boss Zak…

  17. 11:37

    Renault to power McLaren from 2018-20

    McLaren has confirmed that it will use Renaullt power units from the 2018 season, after securing a three-year deal with the French manufacturer, following the…

  18. 11:31

    McLaren formally confirms Honda split

    McLaren has announced that it will split with Honda at the conclusion of the 2017 campaign, bringing down the curtain on a three-year partnership plagued by a…

  19. Thursday 14 September 2017

  20. 11:36

    Vandoorne to avoid Singapore grid drop

    Honda has confirmed that it has been able to address the MGU-K concern in Stoffel Vandoorne's power unit, thus avoiding a penalty, ahead of this weekend's…

  21. Wednesday 13 September 2017

  22. Tuesday 12 September 2017

  23. Monday 11 September 2017

  24. Friday 8 September 2017

  25. 10:38

    GPUpdate gets to know... Stoffel Vandoorne

    F1 drivers answer hundreds of questions at each Grand Prix, but how much do we know about their lives away from the track? is on a mission to find…

  26. Tuesday 5 September 2017

  27. 08:22

    Italian Grand Prix: Winners and Losers

    Mercedes sent out a warning shot to Ferrari with an emphatic display at Monza, as Lewis Hamilton moved into the championship lead. presents its…

  28. Sunday 3 September 2017

  29. 09:53

    Vandoorne gets 25-place drop for new PU

    Stoffel Vandoorne will take a 25-place grid penalty for Sunday afternoon's Italian Grand Prix, with Honda replacing the power unit in his McLaren following an…

  30. Saturday 2 September 2017

  31. Friday 1 September 2017

  32. 09:31

    Honda confirms 35-place drop for Alonso

    Honda has confirmed that Fernando Alonso's grid penalty for the Italian Grand Prix will amount to 35 places, after the latest Spec 3.7 engine was fitted to his…

  33. 07:02

    Alonso rejects Spa withdrawal accusations

    McLaren-Honda's Fernando Alonso has dismissed speculation that he retired from the Belgian Grand Prix once it was clear that he was not on course to finish in…

  34. Thursday 31 August 2017

  35. 16:34

    Alonso: Me or Honda ultimatum 'not true'

    Fernando Alonso has slammed reports that he has given McLaren an ultimatum of choosing between him and engine partner Honda for the 2018 campaign. Alonso is…

  36. 15:40

    Honda settles on 'Spec 3.7' for FP1 test

    Honda has confirmed that it will run a 'Spec 3.7' engine in Fernando Alonso's car during first practice for the Italian Grand Prix, having evaluated whether to…

  37. 12:59

    Honda pondering 'Spec 4' engine for FP1

    Honda is pondering whether to trial its 'Spec 4' engine during practice for the Italian Grand Prix, with the latest development now on the table after it missed…

  38. Wednesday 30 August 2017

  39. 13:04

    McLaren braced for 'tough' Monza weekend

    Fernando Alonso says McLaren is expecting a "tough challenge" at the Italian Grand Prix this weekend, with its struggles set to be accentuated due to Monza's…

  40. Tuesday 29 August 2017

  41. Sunday 27 August 2017

  42. Saturday 26 August 2017

  43. 09:22

    Honda planned 'Spec 4' engine for Belgium

    Honda chief Yusuke Hasegawa has revealed that the manufacturer planned to introduce a 'Spec 4' engine in Belgium, but failed to meet its timeframe. Honda has…

  44. Friday 25 August 2017

  45. 20:36

    Vandoorne's grid penalty up to 40 places

    Stoffel Vandoorne's grid penalty for his home race in Belgium has increased to 40 places, after McLaren changed the gearbox in his car. Vandoorne was already…

  46. 18:14

    Renault downplays McLaren link amid talks

    Renault chief Cyril Abiteboul has confirmed that the manufacturer held talks with McLaren over a potential 2018 engine deal, but has dismissed the prospect of…

  47. 09:11

    Halo gets first run at 2017 race weekend

    Three drivers have given the 'halo' device its first run at a Grand Prix this season after trialling the system during practice at Spa-Francorchamps on Friday…

  48. Thursday 24 August 2017

  49. 16:27

    Alonso plays down Honda's updated PU

    Fernando Alonso says the update Honda will introduce at the Belgian Grand Prix is "very minor" and does not expect it to have a seismic impact on the…

  50. 14:04

    Vandoorne to get 35-place grid penalty

    McLaren-Honda's Stoffel Vandoorne is set to start from the back of the grid at his home race in Belgium this weekend due to an impending 35-place grid drop…

  51. Wednesday 23 August 2017

  52. Tuesday 22 August 2017

  53. 16:14

    Norris: F2 'more likely option' for 2018

    McLaren protégé Lando Norris says a move into Formula 2 is his "more likely option" for 2018, though has stressed that his focus remains on clinching the…

  54. Friday 18 August 2017

  55. Thursday 17 August 2017

  56. 08:42

    Mid-season review: McLaren-Honda's woes continues its mid-season review series with McLaren-Honda, which has lacked reliability and performance, restricting prospects for driver pairing…

  57. Wednesday 16 August 2017

  58. 12:19

    Vandoorne making 'big steps' at every race

    Stoffel Vandoorne feels that he is making "big steps" forward at every Grand Prix following a difficult start to his first full-time season in Formula 1 with…

  59. Tuesday 15 August 2017

  60. Saturday 12 August 2017

  61. Friday 11 August 2017

  62. Thursday 10 August 2017

  63. 13:44

    Honda now at pre-season target level

    Honda is now performing at the level it hoped to achieve pre-season, according to chief Yusuke Hasegawa, following recent updates to its power unit. Honda…

  64. Tuesday 8 August 2017