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Ron Dennis on Magnussen, old men, shoes and ceilings

No one gives a pep talk quite like Ron Dennis and in today's story at the Daily Telegraph, the anecdotal advice given to young McLaren driver Kevin Magnussen was ripe with the idiom of the newly returned Ron Dennis: “A very wise old man went into his house and nailed to the celling was a pair of shoes,” Dennis told the 21-year-old. “I asked what they were for, and he said they were his son’s shoes. ’Every time he sees them it reminds him to keep his feet on the ground’, [the man said]. I will put some in your [Kevin’s] hotel room.” Magnussen's 2nd-place finish bested that of former McLaren phnom Lewis Hamilton's debut and I suspect Ron wants to avoid the adulation and...
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