News Details

Boullier: Kevin is facing the rookie syndrome

McLaren sporting director Eric Boullier does not believe that having rookie Kevin Magnussen is hampering the team, although the Frenchman admits that the young Dane is facing what he calls the rookie syndrome. Speaking to media during a McLaren phone-in, Boullier said, 'Kevin is facing the rookie syndrome: they are all coming from single-make series. Where they struggle most is to understand that the cars they have [have to be] developed to give you certain results. If you don't have the best car you can't fight for the win.' Boullier does not believe that having an experienced driver is hampering McLaren's progress, 'I don't think it is more challenging to have a rookie driver rather...
Full Story »
2y ago from GrandPrix247.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Magnussen's 'rookie syndrome' won't limit McLaren

McLaren's development efforts are not being held back by having rookie...
2y ago from Formula1.com

Rookie Magnussen not a hindrance - Boullier

Getty Images Enlarge Eric Boullier insists having rookie Kevin Magnussen...
2y ago from espnF1.com

'Magnussen not to blame for McLaren problems'

Eric Boullier has dismissed suggestions that McLaren's struggles recently...
2y ago from PlanetF1.com

McLaren returns to the points in Monaco

Following a dismal three-race run without scoring a single point, McLaren...
2y ago from RichlandF1.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

MotoGP: Honda rumoured to be experimenting with big...

While most of the MotoGP paddock headed home to take a few days’...

Lorenzo could be in trouble - Crutchlow

Cal Crutchlow believes that Jorge Lorenzo is showing signs of being...
1d ago from SuperSport.com

Crutchlow: Ducati needs Marquez, not Lorenzo, to be...

Former Ducati factory rider Cal Crutchlow says the Italian marque should...
2d ago from Motorsport.com

Analysis: Why Honda's rise should make Yamaha worried

With Marc Marquez now on the brink of a third MotoGP title, Yamaha must...
1d ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Bryan Herta/Andretti renew partnership

– Bryan Herta Autosport and Andretti Autosport have confirmed that...
2h ago from GPUpdate.net

Michael Andretti extends deal with Bryan Herta

Andretti Autosport has announced it will continue its partnership with...
3h ago from Motorsport.com

INDYCAR: Andretti, BHA extend partnership

Andretti Autosport will extend its partnership with Bryan Herta Autosport...
3h ago from Racer.com

INTERVIEW: Pagenaud, rebooted

Page 1 of 2 It's a chilly February morning at Indianapolis Motor...
8h ago from Racer.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Ogier leads Meeke after first Corsica morning

Volkswagen's Sebastien Ogier quickly established a comfortable lead on the...
8h ago from EuroSport.com

SS1: Ogier sets pace in Corsica

Championship leader wins opening speed test
11h ago from WRC.com

SS2: Emphatic Ogier stretches Corsica lead

Meeke and Neuville in pursuit of Frenchman
9h ago from WRC.com

Corsica WRC: Ogier takes 15-second lead after two...

Local driver Sebastien Ogier took the early lead in Rally Corsica by...
10h ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Arsene Wenger won't rule out another five years at...

Jean Petit believes his former colleague Arsene Wenger would do well...
10h ago from ESPNFC.co.uk

Santi Cazorla 'hoping' for new Arsenal deal

Experienced midfielder Santi Cazorla has revealed that he wants to sign a...
56m ago from SportsMole.co.uk

Petit: Wenger could lead England, France

Petit believes his former colleague Arsene Wenger would do well managing...
10h ago from ESPNFC.co.uk

Comments

Hottest News

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.