F1: Button retirement will add to McLaren-Honda woes

As speculation mounts that Jenson Button will retire from F1 at the end of the season, MotorSportNotes examines why the former world champion’s retirement will only compound the problems facing the troubled McLaren-Honda partnership. Despite the PR rhetoric, the 2009 World Champion has lost patience with McLaren-Honda. In the midst of a season that has turned sour…

Insights from McLaren’s 2015 line-up

It was a long time coming but did not disappoint with a twist few thought likely. McLaren-Honda’s 2015 driver line-up kept us guessing and arguably raised more questions than answers. There are however some interesting conclusions that can be drawn. Once bitten, twice shy McLaren’s recruitment of Sergio Perez was a misjudgement that contributed to Martin Whitmarsh’s…