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McLaren feeling Whitmarsh effect

McLaren is going through a 'Whitmarsh' effect, according to F1 legend Niki Lauda. Just two weeks ago in Bahrain, Jenson Button said the only quicker car in the field was the dominant Mercedes. But in China, both the 2009 world champion and Kevin Magnussen were non points-scoring midfielders. Button sounded particularly frustrated. "I don't think (other) people brought that much (new parts) here, so I don't know what we're doing really," he said. "Hopefully back at the factory they can stay positive and update the car because at the moment this isn't good enough." McLaren's new boss in 2014, Eric Boullier, said he sat with Button and Magnussen after the race in China,...
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