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Boullier backs Magnussen amid struggles

McLaren racing director Eric Boullier says he has no concerns over Kevin Magnussen as the rookie gets to grips with life in F1. After a highly impressive debut race in which Magnussen finished on the podium in Australia, results have dried up as he was limited to ninth in Malaysia following a clash with Kimi Raikkonen and then retired in Bahrain. The Chinese Grand Prix saw Magnussen struggle in both qualifying and the race as McLaren's lack of competitiveness was laid bare, and Boullier said he was not concerned having been through similar peaks and troughs when working with Romain Grosjean and Vitaly Petrov at Lotus. "Obviously, he is a young rookie driver and it reminds me, in my...
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