Martin Whitmarsh

Former McLaren boss Martin Whitmarsh takes on new F1 role

Former McLaren boss Martin Whitmarsh takes on new F1 role

Former McLaren team boss Martin Whitmarsh is returning to Formula One in a temporary role advising the sport’s governing body on cost control measures.

Jan 17, 2018, 18:29 PM IST
Martin Whitmarsh fears F1 could ''crash and burn''

Martin Whitmarsh fears F1 could ''crash and burn''

Former McLaren team principal Martin Whitmarsh says he is saddened by the current state of Formula One and fears it may "crash and burn" before eventually recovering.

Jun 25, 2015, 10:31 AM IST
Fernando Alonso has unfinished business at McLaren

Fernando Alonso has unfinished business at McLaren

`Never say never` has always been a popular saying in Formula One and Fernando Alonso`s return to McLaren proves the point.

Dec 11, 2014, 22:47 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
Martin Whitmarsh steps down as McLaren's team principal

Martin Whitmarsh steps down as McLaren's team principal

Martin Whitmarsh has reportedly stepped from the position of McLaren's team principal after spending 24 years with the team.

Aug 27, 2014, 14:05 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 to start season without title sponsor

McLaren will start the Formula One season without a title sponsor but still expect to have one this year, group chief executive Ron Dennis said on Thursday.

Mar 06, 2014, 22:41 PM 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

Button confident Dennis will drive McLaren on

The return of former principal Ron Dennis to a more hands-on role at McLaren will boost the hurting Formula One team this season, Jenson Button said on Friday.

Jan 24, 2014, 20:40 PM IST

Dennis replaces Whitmarsh as McLaren Group CEO

Martin Whitmarsh`s future as McLaren team principal was cast into doubt on Thursday with the announcement that his predecessor Ron Dennis was replacing him as group chief executive.

Jan 17, 2014, 01:12 AM IST

Button`s father, popular F1 figure, dies of suspected heart attack

John Button, father of 2009 world champion Jenson and a popular presence in the Formula One paddock, has died of a suspected heart attack aged 70.

Jan 14, 2014, 00:43 AM IST

Whitmarsh says rival reneged on Magnussen deal

Sergio Perez would still be at McLaren next season if one unnamed Formula One principal had not reneged on a deal to give Kevin Magnussen a drive for 2014, according to team boss Martin Whitmarsh.

Nov 23, 2013, 20:04 PM IST

Rookie Magnussen set to replace Perez at McLaren

McLaren are set to replace Mexican Sergio Perez with Danish rookie Kevin Magnussen for next season, media reports said on Monday.

Nov 12, 2013, 09:31 AM IST

Perez puzzle as McLaren face 33-year low

McLaren chief Martin Whitmarsh has left the Formula One paddock in puzzled suspense by defending Mexican driver Sergio Perez as the storied team face a 33-year low.

Oct 22, 2013, 14:18 PM IST

Next few years will be critical for Indian GP: Whitmarsh

McLaren team principal Martin Whitmarsh says the next few years will be "critical" to the Indian Grand Prix establishing the event on the Formula 1 calendar.

Oct 21, 2013, 21:49 PM IST

McLaren hope to find Magnussen a seat in F1

Young Danish driver Kevin Magnussen and Belgian Stoffel Vandoorne both deserve to be in Formula One and will get there eventually, according to McLaren team principal Martin Whitmarsh.

Oct 08, 2013, 12:41 PM IST

Korean Grand Prix: McLaren promise `headline-grabbing` arrival

McLaren may be heading for their first Formula One season without a win since 2006 but they are moving behind the scenes to bring in top technical talent to help them back to the top next year.

Oct 05, 2013, 19:39 PM IST

`No Hamilton hangover` McLaren boss says drivers doing `good job` despite poor show

McLaren team boss Martin Whitmarsh has insisted that both his drivers Jenson Button and Sergio Perez are `doing a good job`, despite a lack of good results so far this season.

Jun 13, 2013, 14:27 PM IST

Whitmarsh admits ‘team errors’ scuppered Hamilton’s title hopes

McLaren team boss Martin Whitmarsh for the first time has admitted to ‘team errors’ for ruining Lewis Hamilton`s world title hopes.

Nov 21, 2012, 13:55 PM IST