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McLaren pushing 'aggressively' on performance

McLaren are pushing the development of the MP4-29 ‘aggressively’ in a bid to narrow the gap to early pacesetters Mercedes, according to the team’s racing director Eric Boullier. Kevin Magnussen and Jenson Button claimed second and third respectively in Australia to give the Woking-based squad an eight point advantage over Mercedes at the top of the constructors’ standings. But with McLaren qualifying over a second behind the Silver Arrows in Melbourne, Boullier says that the team must now focus on improving their outright pace.“It’s true that Mercedes and Williams have some pace (advantage), maybe between half and three quarters of a second quicker than...
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