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How to turn things around at McLaren and Williams

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How to turn things around at McLaren and Williams
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Jul 17, 2018, 10:40 AM

Is it the new floor or the engine upgrade that's allowed Ferrari to put Mercedes back on the ropes? Are Formula 1 teams getting too big to manage effectively, and what can be done to turn McLaren and Williams around?

What is going on with McLaren and Williams? These two great giants seem stuck in a circle of underachievement. What would you do to fix their problems and get them back to the front?
Umar Ahmed, via email

The first thing I would do is kick some ass.

Nearly four years ago, when McLaren was talking rubbish about what it and Honda were up to and that it was a long-term plan, I said I didn't see anyone taking the situation by the scruff of the neck and trying to move the project forward. It was all just McLaren-speak.

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