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McLaren needed to build a b-spec car to fix issues in 2018

McLaren needed a complete chassis change to remove the fundamental problem which was hampering their car in 2018. Following a change from Honda to Renault, the team was unable to produce the results they wanted. Apparently, an aerodynamic problem produced too much drag on the car and the lack of ability to maintain downforce in corners were the main issues on the car. McLaren's executive chairman and shareholder Sheikh Mohammed bin Essa Al Khalifa confirmed the problem was permanent unless they completely changed the chassis. "[Nothing would have fixed it. And had we discovered that in April we would have had a b-car. But it was too late," he told motorsport. He said they didn't...
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