Martin Whitmarsh
Mar 8

F1: Still No News On Whitmarsh’s Future

Martin Whitmarsh. (Photo: Getty Images)

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A week before the circus gathers in Melbourne for the 2014 opener, the fate of team boss Martin Whitmarsh is still not clear.

Team supremo Ron Dennis has replaced Whitmarsh as McLaren Group chief executive, Eric Boullier is effectively the new team principal, and it is believed 55-year-old Whitmarsh is not in the running to fill the newly-created role as Formula 1 CEO.

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Nov 30

F1: Whitmarsh Not Sure Mercedes Will Have A ‘Competitive’ Engine

McLaren will switch to Honda engines in 2015. (Photo: Getty Images)

will switch to Honda engines in 2015. (Photo: Getty Images)

has admitted he is not sure if will supply a “competitive” engine in 2014.

According to the paddock grapevine, the German manufacturer has an early performance head-start over its turbo V6-producing rivals Renault and Ferrari.

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Nov 11

F1: McLaren Is Still Waiting To Confirm Drivers For 2014

F1: McLaren Is Still Waiting To Confirm Drivers For 2014

’ Mexican driver drives during the qualifying session at the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi. (Photo: Getty Images)

stated today that McLaren has not yet signed contracts with drivers for 2014 – and sounded less convincing than before when discussing the future prospects of Sergio Perez, who many believe will be dropped.

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Nov 5

F1: Martin Whitmarsh Believes McLaren Will Improve In 2014

F1: Martin Whitmarsh Believes McLaren Will Improve In 2014

team boss is looking to next season. (Photo: Getty Images)

Martin Whitmarsh says he’s confident that McLaren will bounce back in 2014 after making an early switch of focus to the new car – which in turn made it harder for the team to improve the form of the disappointing MP4-28.

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Oct 11

F1: Teams And Drivers Pay Tribute To ‘Inspirational’ Maria De Villota

Maria de Villota was known for her courage, strength and determination. (Photo: Getty Images)

was known for her courage, strength and determination. (Photo: Getty Images)

The community pays its respects to Maria de Villota, who passed away Friday morning at the age of 33.

Her family led the tribute, stating: “Dear friends. Maria has left us. She had to go to heaven like all angels.

“We are thankful to God for the extra year and a half that he left her with us,” the de Villota family said, referencing a 2012 testing crash which left her with severe head injuries and resulted in the loss of her right eye.

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