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Boullier knew McLaren-Honda would fail

Former McLaren boss Eric Boullier said he realised immediately that the McLaren-Honda adventure would be a failure. 'Already in the first meeting I realised how unprepared they were for the enormous challenge they faced,' the Frenchman told the Sokuho magazine. 'I told Ron Dennis immediately that we would need at least three or four years of development to get to the top, but the contracts were already signed and Dennis was sure he could relive past successes.' After three years, McLaren dumped Honda and switched to customer Renault power. Boullier said: 'The current engines are very sophisticated, and only Mercedes was ready to outperform the competition based on years of development....
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