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The real step that ended McLaren’s F1 nightmare

McLaren’s recent history in Formula 1 has been disastrous. But in 2019, it finally showed significant signs of recovery – a major step towards getting the team back to the front of the grand prix grid

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McLaren’s nightmare finally came to an end in 2019. Its comfortable fourth place in the constructors’ championship represented the best-possible result considering where the team was coming from.

New driver line-up Carlos Sainz and Lando Norris excelled and the green shoots of recovery were clear for all to see.

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