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Magnussen is ‘something special’ – Dennis

McLaren group CEO Ron Dennis says rookie driver Kevin Magnussen is “something special”.Magnussen was promoted to a race seat for 2014 in place of Sergio Perez; the first time McLaren has opted to run a rookie driver since Lewis Hamilton in 2007. Dennis was team principal at the time of Hamilton's debut, and he said he also took the decision to give Magnussen the drive due to the excitement over his potential.“This was a decision I took and I think he's succeeded everybody's expectations,” Dennis said. “Why did I take it? I took it because there was an overwhelming belief amongst our engineers that he was an exceptional talent and I listened to how they talked about Kevin.“I...
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