Eric Boullier: "On Tuesday and Wednesday, here in Abu Dhabi, we’ll be testing our hybrid McLaren-Honda MP4-29H/1X1 for the first time..."
Eric Boullier: "There’s no reason why both our drivers shouldn’t notch up decent results tomorrow, in fact.”
Jenson Button says the last two months have taught him how to "live in the moment".
The following is a transcript from Thursday's press conference.
The official word will not come until after the first of December.
Former F1 driver Johnny Herbert has urged McLaren to consider keeping Jenson Button to be Fernando Alonso's Honda-powered teammate.
Fans will have to continue to wait before learning the fate of the current McLaren drivers.
Fuel to the fire or just a friendly visit? Maybe a little of both.
Jenson Button came one spot short of a podium result at Interlagos.
Jenson Button: "A fantastic race."
Kevin Magnussen: “Whatever happens tomorrow, we can have a strong race”
Eric Boullier: “With some hard work tonight, we should be able to make significant improvements”
'That doesn't mean the drivers are going to drive'
Kevin Magnussen: "This is where we are with the car right now”
Kevin Magnussen will be driving at the Circuit of the Americas for the first time.
Porsche would like to enter a third car in the fabled Le Mans 24 hour race next year with F1 stars at the wheel, according to Germany's Auto Bild.
A perfectly executed drive from Jenson Button to fourth place, backed up by a superbly combative run from Kevin Magnussen to fifth place.
Eric Boullier: "Okay, P4 and P6 amount to our best cumulative qualifying performance of the year."
Kevin Magnussen: “It was a pretty decent day for us today, and the car feels good”
Lewis Hamilton overshadowed his nearest rival by more than eight tenths. McLaren rookie outpaced his teammate. Fernando Alonso in third in his Ferrari.
Mercedes drivers in top two spots ahead of Button and Alonso. Marussia to run single car ‘out of respect’ for Bianchi.
Mercedes pair tops free practice, Button only one tenth behind.
Lewis Hamilton gets his win before the checkered flag due to a second red flag. Rosberg in P2 and second podium for Vettel in P3.