Eric Boullier

Formula One: Fernando Alonso sad and disappointed by McLaren's testing issues on opening day

Formula One: Fernando Alonso sad and disappointed by McLaren's testing issues on opening day

McLaren have not won a race since 2012 and the last two seasons, the first of a renewed relationship with the Japanese carmakers, have been fraught with under-performance and unreliability.

Feb 28, 2017, 09:51 AM IST
McLaren's Kevin​ Magnussen falls off bike and breaks hand

McLaren's Kevin​ Magnussen falls off bike and breaks hand

McLaren reserve driver Kevin Magnussen will be absent from this weekend`s Singapore Formula One Grand Prix paddock after breaking his hand while cycling.

Sep 16, 2015, 00:43 AM IST
Fernando Alonso says he lost motivation at Ferrari

Fernando Alonso says he lost motivation at Ferrari

Fernando Alonso has credited McLaren with restoring the motivation he lost after five years at Ferrari.

Jun 21, 2015, 09:09 AM IST
Fernando Alonso unfazed by crash site return

Fernando Alonso unfazed by crash site return

Wearing dark glasses to protect an infected eye, Fernando Alonso said Thursday that he is unfazed by returning to race this weekend at the scene of his major pre-season testing crash.
 

May 08, 2015, 00:18 AM IST
McLaren probe finds no problems with Fernando Alonso`s car

McLaren probe finds no problems with Fernando Alonso`s car

McLaren said on Friday that investigations have found no problems with Fernando Alonso`s car after he crashed in testing and was forced to miss the Australian Grand Prix.

Mar 13, 2015, 18:39 PM IST
McLaren braced for troubled start to new Honda era

McLaren braced for troubled start to new Honda era

McLaren start the Formula One season in Australia with star signing Fernando Alonso absent and recovering from concussion, a Honda engine that has yet to run sweetly and a car that has spent more time in the garage than testing on track.

Mar 06, 2015, 13:01 PM IST
Fernando Alonso kept in hospital after Barcelona test crash

Fernando Alonso kept in hospital after Barcelona test crash

McLaren`s Fernando Alonso will be kept in hospital overnight after crashing heavily on the final day of Formula One`s second pre-season test in Barcelona on Sunday.

Feb 23, 2015, 09:45 AM IST
Formula One: Struggles for McLaren, Red Bull continue

Formula One: Struggles for McLaren, Red Bull continue

Ferrari`s Kimi Raikkonen was fastest in the final morning of pre-season testing in Jerez on Wednesday as McLaren and Red Bull`s hopes for a problem free day were dashed.

Feb 04, 2015, 22:22 PM IST
Lack of testing time will be felt: McLaren chief

Lack of testing time will be felt: McLaren chief

McLaren`s racing director Eric Boullier has warned any more setbacks in the Woking-based team`s pre-season testing schedule will be reflected in their performance once the campaign gets underway.

Feb 04, 2015, 13:14 PM IST
Force India woke McLaren up in 2014, says Eric Boullier

Force India woke McLaren up in 2014, says Eric Boullier

Eric Boullier concedes that Force India's strong showing in 2014 Formula One season served as a “wake-up call” for his team McLaren.

Dec 31, 2014, 20:49 PM IST
McLaren make troubled start to new Honda era

McLaren make troubled start to new Honda era

 McLaren`s first proper test with new engine partner Honda ended on Wednesday with the Formula One team completing only a handful of laps over two days in Abu Dhabi due to electrical problems.

Nov 27, 2014, 14:37 PM IST
Sporting director Sam Michael to leave McLaren F1 team

Sporting director Sam Michael to leave McLaren F1 team

McLaren sporting director Sam Michael is leaving the Formula One team at the end of the current season to return home to Australia after 21 years in the sport.

Oct 22, 2014, 19:06 PM IST
McLaren boss says Jenson Button not racing for place in 2015 team

McLaren boss says Jenson Button not racing for place in 2015 team

McLaren racing director Eric Boullier has said that their racer Jenson Button is not racing for a place in the 2015 team despite uncertainty over the team's next season's line-up.

Oct 15, 2014, 14:58 PM IST
Third car option too late for 2015 F1 season, says Eric Boullier

Third car option too late for 2015 F1 season, says Eric Boullier

Formula One teams would need six months` notice to add a third car to their lineup, which makes any decision too late already for the start of next season, McLaren racing director Eric Boullier said on Thursday.

Sep 26, 2014, 10:47 AM IST

Nothing `fundamentally` wrong with McLaren despite poor performance in F1: Eric Boullier

McLaren`s racing director Eric Boullier has said that there is nothing fundamentally wrong with the team despite their continuing poor form in this Formula One season.

Apr 24, 2014, 18:07 PM IST

McLaren, Red Bull in legal dispute over aero expert

McLaren consulted their lawyers on Wednesday after Formula One champions Red Bull announced the appointment of an aerodynamics expert their rivals said was contracted to them.

Apr 09, 2014, 19:13 PM IST

McLaren aim to catch Mercedes by Barcelona

McLaren have an aggressive programme of development for their car and aim to close the gap with Mercedes by the first European race of the Formula One season in May, Racing Director Eric Boullier said on Wednesday.

Mar 20, 2014, 08:26 AM IST

Former Lotus boss Eric Boullier joins McLaren

Former Lotus Formula One team principal Eric Boullier is joining McLaren in the newly created role of Racing Director, with Ron Dennis in overall control.

Jan 29, 2014, 19:12 PM IST

McLaren show off new car with no principal in sight

McLaren showed off their new Formula One car on Friday with neither a title sponsor nor a team principal in sight but plenty of determination to banish the gloom of a depressing 2013 season.

Jan 24, 2014, 21:34 PM IST

Lopez replaces Boullier as Lotus F1 principal

Gerard Lopez replaced Frenchman Eric Boullier on Friday as principal of the unsettled Lotus Formula One team.

Jan 24, 2014, 20:52 PM IST