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Formula 1 – Vodafone McLaren Mercedes – Jerez test – day two‏

February 9, 2012

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Jenson’s second day of testing with MP4-27 and another day spent getting used to the new chassis and evaluating a series of braking, set-up and software changes made to the car – particularly the effect on balance and stability at both high and low speeds. Vodafone McLaren Mercedes team manager David Redding: “Despite the cold […]

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Formula 1 – Vodafone McLaren Mercedes Launch MP4-27

February 2, 2012

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By Vodafone McLaren Mercedes The continuation of our double world-champion driver line-up, further consolidation of our championship-winning engineering team and a subtle, yet deep-reaching technical update of our car all underpin the world-class strength, experience and ambition that exists at Vodafone McLaren Mercedes ahead of the 2012 FIA Formula 1 World Championship.   This morning’s […]

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Formula 1 – McLaren Mercedes Sign Jenson Button To Long Term Contract

October 5, 2011

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Vodafone McLaren Mercedes is delighted to confirm that it has re-signed 2009 Formula 1 world champion Jenson Button to a new multi-year contract. ‪ ‪ Jenson’s re-signing is a move that will strengthen Vodafone McLaren Mercedes’ long-term stability as it continues to grow and develop its race-winning form into further world championship successes. ‪   […]

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Formula 1 – McLaren Mercedes Belgian Grand Prix Preview

August 23, 2011

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Lewis Hamilton “After a month out of the cockpit, I think every driver on the grid is really looking forward to racing on a track like Spa-Francorchamps, which is easily one of the greatest circuits in the world. “Spa’s always been one of my favourite tracks – it’s a place where you really feel on […]

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Formula 1 – McLaren Mercedes German Grand Prix Free Practice Report

July 23, 2011

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LEWIS HAMILTON MP4-26A-03 P1 programme                                     18 laps                         1m32.996s (+1.102s)     5th P2 programme                                     28 laps                         1m32.724s (+1.013s)     7th “It’s been a productive day. We got through our run-plans well, and my long-run pace is better than it was at Silverstone, which is a good thing. “We’ve got some updates on the car and they seem to […]

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Formula 1 – McLaren Mercedes Silverstone Grand Prix Free Practice Report

July 9, 2011

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“An encouraging day – despite the wet” Silverstone, Friday July 8 LEWIS HAMILTON MP4-26A-03 P1 programme                                     21 laps                         1m48.161s (+1.558s)     8th P2 programme                                     6 laps                           1m51.438s (+1.471s)     4th “It’s a shame today was so wet, because I really wanted to put on a good show for all the fans – they had to brave […]

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Formula 1 – Tough Day In Valencia For McLaren Mercedes

June 27, 2011

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LEWIS HAMILTON MP4-26A-03 Started:            3rd Finished:          4th Fastest lap:      1m42.947s (+1.095s, 6th) Pitstops:          Three: laps 12, 24 and 42 (Op-Op-Op-Pr) 2011 points:     97 (4th) “I got a poor start and lost out to both Ferraris. “After that, it was a long race – the team asked me to stay out for […]

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Formula 1 – McLaren Mercedes Monaco Grand Prix Qualifying Report

May 29, 2011

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JENSON BUTTON Qualifying Q1 2nd                           1m15.397s (on Primes) Q2 3rd                              1m14.545s (on Options) Q3 2nd overall               1m13.997s (on Options) “Today’s result in qualifying takes a bit of a back seat after what happened to Sergio [Perez] in Q3 this afternoon. We all know this circuit can be dangerous, and I know what it feels […]

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Formula 1 – 2011 AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX QUALIFYING – “WE CAN CHALLENGE FOR THE WIN TOMORROW”

March 26, 2011

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LEWIS HAMILTON MP4-26A-03 Qualifying Q1 2nd                           1m25.384s (on Primes) Q2 2nd                           1m24.595s (on Options) Q3 2nd overall               1m24.307s (on Options) “I was really happy with my lap today. The car felt fantastic, and I owe it all to the guys back at the factory, in the design office and those building components. They […]

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Formula 1 – McLaren Barcelona Test Day 1

March 9, 2011

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For the final winter test of the season, the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes team has chosen to run across two separate two-day sessions (Tuesday and Friday with Jenson; Wednesday and Saturday with Lewis). This provides the team with a changeover day on Thursday, when there will be no track running, and also extends the arrival of […]

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Formula 1 – Vodafone McLaren Mercedes Becomes First-Ever Formula 1 Team To Earn Carbon Trust Certification

December 15, 2010

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McLaren Automotive aims for lowest-in-class carbon emissions with new high-performance sports car The McLaren Group is delighted to announce that it has achieved the Carbon Trust Standard – official certification of the company’s commitment to successfully measuring, managing and improving its carbon efficiency. This achievement makes Vodafone McLaren Mercedes the first and only Formula 1 […]

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