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Last year was an annus horribilis for McLaren. But a clutch of key changes for 2014, with more on their way, has given rise to a bullish mood in Woking
WORDS ANDREW BENSON PHOTOS STEVEN TEE/LAT & MALCOLM GRIFFITHS the disqualication of Daniel Ricciardo’s Red Bull for exceeding the maximum fuel-ow rate.
Why so condent? After all, McLaren headed into 2014 on the back of their worst season since 1980, the year before Dennis took charge – and in Australia were almost a second a lap slower than the Mercedes cars.