Kevin Magnussen: "It’s good working with Honda, they’re a very enthusiastic team, you can feel they have a desire to succeed – they’re here to win."
Reliability issues mean that early-season flyaways will come too soon for new Honda-powered era.
McLaren looks set to debut its Honda-powered 2015 car on Sunday with an all-black livery, according to the Spanish sports daily Marca.
Ron Dennis has likened Kevin Magnussen to champions Fernando Alonso and Mika Hakkinen, insisting the deposed rookie Dane's career is only on "pause".
Mere hours ago, his F1 career appeared over, but Jenson Button is now half of what Ron Dennis is hailing as "easily the best lineup" in F1 today.
McLaren-Honda announces Fernando Alonso & Jenson Button for 2015
A press conference has been set for tomorrow morning.
The long wait for news about McLaren's 2015 driver lineup finally appears to be over.
The F1 world is now eyeing yet another date for the delayed announcement of McLaren's 2015 driver lineup.
A former long-serving McLaren driver and a team insider have criticised the British outfit for its handling of the 2015 driver lineup deliberations.
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.”
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.
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”
The following is a transcript from Thursday's Brazilian GP press conference.
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.