Ask Gary Anderson: Can McLaren-Honda match Mercedes?
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Ask Gary Anderson: Can McLaren-Honda match Mercedes?

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AUTOSPORT's technical expert GARY ANDERSON answers your questions, including whether McLaren-Honda can challenge Mercedes, who was 2014's biggest improver and the mistakes he made in his career

Do you think McLaren will be able to match Mercedes? The Honda engine is unknown, and McLaren produced mediocre chassis recently, so there's doubt...
@eggry, via Twitter

No is the simple answer to that. Or, at least, I will be very, very surprised if they do.

Comparing the 2014 McLaren against the Mercedes chassis, I believe what we have seen over the last few years is McLaren suffering from a lack of direction as to what makes a racing car go fast.

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