Life after Ron Dennis at McLaren
Poor results and a string of high-profile splits - with Ron Dennis, partners and long-time drivers and suppliers - have made this a rough period for once-mighty McLaren. So why is chief operating officer Jonathan Neale still bullish?
By any measure it's been a torrid few years for the McLaren Technology Group.
The Formula 1 team lost Lewis Hamilton, nurtured from childhood to 2008 world champion by Woking, after 2013. It almost simultaneously lost 'works' Mercedes engines and spent a season as a Stuttgart customer before an underwhelming switch to Honda power.
And in 2014 came the departure of CEO Martin Whitmarsh, then the return and fall of boss man Ron Dennis.
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