News Details

Mclaren Struggle With Lack Of Downforce In China

Mclaren Mercedes finished off a disappointing weekend at the Chinese Grand Prix with Jenson Button and Kevin Magnussen finishing down in 11th and 13th. It was a difficult weekend for Mclaren. A poor qualifying saw both drivers fail to get out of Q2 as Button started 12th and Magnussen 15th. Things unfortunately didn’t get any better on race day. Both drivers struggled in the midfield for the duration of the race, with tyre wear being a big issue for Button in particular who pitted on lap seven after complaints of graining during his first stint. “It was pretty difficult out there,” said Button. “It felt a little bit like qualifying yesterday: we just couldn’t get the front tyres...
Full Story »
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Kevin Magnussen Q&A: McLaren's poor pace a mystery

Following the race in Bahrain, Jenson Button said that McLaren could...
1y ago from Formula1.com

McLaren hoping to bounce back in China

McLaren drivers Jenson Button and Kevin Magnussen are hoping to bounce...
1y ago from RichlandF1.com

McLaren worst of Mercedes powererd teams as woes...

McLaren worst of Mercedes powererd teams as woes continue in China 20...
1y ago from GrandPrix247.com

Pace was 'painful out there' - Button

McLaren was the slowest of all the Mercedes-powered teams in China...
1y ago from espnF1.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MotoGPToday.com

Bradl released from contract by Forward Yamaha

Troubled MotoGP team Forward Yamaha have released rider Stefan Bradl from...
14h ago from BikeSportNews.com

McPhee Q&A: “I’m having to just focus on the basic...

SAXOPRINT RTG’s Scottish rider John McPhee discusses why he has...
15h ago from MotoGP.com

Old heroes and new aliens

History has a tendency to repeat itself, a fact that is true even in...
19h ago from MotoGP.com

Vierge replaces Cardus in Tech 3

The Tech 3 Moto2 have chosen to replace Ricky Cardus for the remainder of...
14h ago from MotoGP.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

IndyCar: Dixon tops Friday practice at Mid-Ohio

Adrenaline on demand. Get the new INDYCAR 15 app with in-car cameras,...
4h ago from Racer.com

Poll results: What’s the best way for IndyCar to...

Here are the results to our latest poll question: What’s the best way...
7h ago from Racer.com

Mid-Ohio: Practice 1 results

Bourdais tops Power in first practice at Mid-Ohio Practice 1 times 1....
8h ago from Crash.net

IndyCar: Bourdais leads FP1 at Mid-Ohio

  Sebastien Bourdais ended the morning fastest after a busy first...
7h ago from Racer.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Latvala flies to Finland lead

He headed Volkswagen Polo R team-mate Sébastien Ogier by 2.6sec after...
8h ago from WRC.com

Lappi takes clear lead in Finland WRC 2

Finn more than a minute clear in support category
7h ago from WRC.com

SS5: Ouninpohja bites Finland hopefuls

Meeke, Evans and Tänak all hit trouble
15h ago from WRC.com

Mikkelsen in big crash in SS5

Volkswagen Motorsport II pilot Andreas Mikkelsen has crashed out of Rally...
14h ago from Crash.net

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Jack Wilshere demands fast Arsenal start

Jack Wilshere has warned his Arsenal teammates that a fast-and-furious...
3h ago from SportsMole.co.uk

Nicol: If Chelsea slip up, City will win

SPN FC crew give their opinions on who will win the Premier League this...
2h ago from ESPNFC.co.uk

Chelsea team news: Mourinho confirms Costa and Cahill...

The traditional curtain raiser for the forthcoming season is upon us...
3h ago from TalkSport.com

Exclusive – ‘They’ve got enough money to put...

Piers Morgan insists Arsene Wenger must make two big signings before the...
5h ago from TalkSport.com

Comments

comments powered by Disqus

Hottest News

Who's top of the Formula 1 charts?

Mercedes' package is virtually flawless but... Read More »
2h ago from BBC.co.uk

Sauber doubles down on gird girls

The WEC has banned grid girls from the series. It... Read More »
9h ago from Formula1Blog.com

Recent News

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.