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McLaren could miss first test after failing crash test

McLaren could reportedly miss the first test after their 2014 car, the MP4-29, failed one or more mandatory FIA crash tests. Under a regulation introduced two seasons ago, cars cannot partake in testing without having passed all 13 of the tests which ensure the chassis is safe enough to sustain a heavy impact. Just last week, the Woking team confimed it would be present at the Jerez test between January 28th to 31st and is expected to launch its new car on January 26th. Whilst the launch will likely go ahead without delay, the team is in a race against time to make the necessary changes to its chassis, get it tested again, homologated and then built in time to transport it to Spain. When...
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