Jenson Button: “A hugely positive step for the whole team”
New asphalt, new barrier locations and low temperatures alter the characteristics of the Monaco street circuit.
Fernando Alonso says that the Strategy Group's decision to propose a Formula 1 overhaul for 2017 suggests the sport has been heading in the wrong direction in recent years.
Fernando Alonso: “My pitstop was a scary moment – I didn’t have much rear braking for my whole in-lap, then even less at the stop."
Fernando Alonso: "...we’re definitely unlocking more of the car’s potential,"
Fernando Alonso says all the updates introduced by McLaren and Honda for the Spanish Grand Prix have worked as expected, despite the team not getting close to Q3 in today's qualifying.
Fernando Alonso: “Today felt more like a test day than the Friday of a grand prix weekend."
Fernando Alonso remains adamant that McLaren's radical MP4-30 can allow the team to fight its rivals at the very front of the Formula 1 field.
Former world champion Jacques Villeneuve believes that Fernando Alonso might have blown his chance of ever winning a third title by switching to McLaren-Honda this year.
Jenson Button and Fernando Alonso agree that the Monaco Grand Prix could give McLaren-Honda its best opportunity for a good result in the near future.
Fernando Alonso: “The whole team is united and everyone is hugely motivated by the challenge ahead”