Martin Whitmarsh is "closer" to confirming Jenson Button's 2014 team-mate - but only by a day.
Although it is widely believed that Sergio Perez will remain on the payroll for next year's Championship, McLaren have yet to rubberstamp the Mexican driver's new deal.
Asked whether he was 'any closer to confirming' his second driver, the McLaren team boss simply told Sky Sports F1: "Yes."
Pressed as to whether it would Perez, he refused to shed any light, saying: "I'm closer because I'm one day closer than I was yesterday and, guess what, tomorrow I will be one day closer as well!"
Whitmarsh added that McLaren are in no rush to confirm Button's team-mate but rather...
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