Singapore GP answered a lot of questions as to the make-up of F1 in 2018, but not all. The Honda / McLaren split was officially announced, with the Woking team swopping engines with Toro Rosso. Renault was able to extract Carlos Sainz from Toro Rosso as part of the deal, though officially the move is … Continue reading The last pieces of the driver 2018 puzzle reveal themselves…
Source: #F1 Qualifying Review: 2017 FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX DU CANADA
Could McLaren actually have a result – Monaco will suit the Car.
BIG QUESTION IS: Has he actually got anything to loose anyway, and does this make him dangerous to the second seat?
Peter Parr Points would be a success story.
Ralf Stein imagine… a chaos rain race at monte carlo and Button wins meanwhile Alonso has to stop Indy with engine problems… I would laugh one year…
James Beeby I think Jenson needs some serious rain to wrestle that mongrel of a car onto the podium.
Steve Camp You mentioned a vacant seat, contractually he is meant to be in the car next season should he want it. But can he get anything out of this weekend? It’ll be a tough ask to get points with the likes of Williams, Haas, Renault and Force India in much better shape.
Jenson Button will return to F1 to do a one-off race weekend for McLaren Honda at the 2017 Monaco Grand Prix, standing in for Fernando Alonso who is set to race in the Indy 500 the same weekend.
Recently, McLaren initiated the first phase of their car updates at the Spanish GP which improved the car, enabling Fernando Alonso to qualify P7.
With the second phase of updates coming this weekend at Monaco, Jenson Button has termed it a “massive step forward” and hopes that his one-off return to F1 will be a successful one.
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Talking to media at McLaren’s World’s Fastest Gamer event, Button said : “It was great to see the performance in Barcelona in qualifying by Fernando. P7 – what a step forward.
“He obviously did a great lap but it shows how much improvement the team has made. It is massive. I…
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Aditya Bhat - Asked if the wheelbase difference is a disadvantage, Bottas said : “No, I think in Spain we have shown strong performance in the last sector. That is all about slow speed corners and corner sequences, which is all about Monaco, so I think we have all the chances to be very strong there.”
MARK ONLY - Perez, Hulkenburg, Ocon, even the great Fangio would not have got where he did were it not for the sponsorship of Juan Peron’s government.
ANNA DUXBURY - If you’ve missed the cascade of criticism that Jolyon Palmer has been subjected to in the last few months you must be both blind and deaf. While social media may have come to a pretty damning conclusion about his talent or lack of it, the British driver must have done something right to have retained