McLaren have been suffering a very uncompetitive year in Formula 1 this season and some consider the departure of technical director Paddy Lowe to be contributory to the lack of performance. Lowe moved to Mercedes earlier this year and joined a top-heavy organization that included Toto Wolff, Niki Lauda, Ross Brawn, and Geoff Willis.
Tim Goss has taken over for Paddy Lowe at McLaren and worked alongside Pat Fry who is now at Ferrari. McLaren dropped a few hints that they are making the right moves to bolster their technical department in the hopes that 2014 will be a better year. Team boss Martin Whitmarsh suggested that the moves would be headline-worthy and people of note.
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