McLaren looking to start recovery at the Chinese Grand Prix

Formula One News » McLaren looking to start recovery at the Chinese Grand Prix

McLaren who had a poor showing during the Australian Grand Prix and had Jenson button running as high as fifth at the Malaysian grand prix are hoping that the 2013 Chinese grand prix will be the start of their recovery.

McLaren team principal Martin Whitmarsh said “Clearly, our performance in Australia and Malaysia fell below the high standards we’ve come to expect at McLaren.”

“However, the three-week break between rounds two and three has been a useful one; we have been fully engaged in further developing our understanding of the MP4-28 and are confident of being able to implement a number of changes this weekend that will widen its operating window and, potentially, improve its performance.”

Jenson Button added “In a funny way, the Chinese Grand Prix almost feels like something of a reboot of the start of my season.”

“Taking home two points from the first two races obviously wasn’t what we had in mind at the beginning of the year, but I think everybody in the team has picked themselves up and really attacked the task of addressing our car’s issues.

“We know where we’re losing performance, so I think we’re actually all looking forward to seeing just what we can achieve in Shanghai.

“The important thing for us as a team is to go into the weekend with clear focus, hone our strengths across the sessions and increase our understanding of the car.

“I definitely think there’s everything to play for with this championship, and I can’t wait to get back into the cockpit to start the fight again.”



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