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Magnussen dip part of learning says Boullier

Kevin Magnussen is going through the same sort of rookie "processes" endured in the past by the likes of Vitaly Petrov and Romain Grosjean. That is the claim of new McLaren team boss Eric Boullier, who at his former team Lotus helped to get the latter two drivers up to speed in formula one. In Danish rookie Magnussen's case, the 21-year-old got his F1 career off to a stellar start in Melbourne with a debut podium, but his and McLaren's form has since dipped. Boullier said Magnussen's progress "reminds" him of Russian Petrov and Frenchman Grosjean at Lotus. "They went through the same processes and it's part of the learning curve, unfortunately," he said....
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