Ron Dennis: The time is right

Ron Dennis: The time is right

Arguably the biggest news from the launch of the McLaren MP4-24 was Ron Dennis's announcement that he is to stand down as team principal. Adam Cooper listened to his reasons and plan for the future

After what seemed like an endless winter break the past week has been busy, with cars being launched and tested all over Europe. First was the McLaren launch in Woking, then to Portugal where Renault and Willams unveiled their cars, and both the MP4-24 and the new Toyota ran for the first time.

There was much to see and even more to talk about, and I came back from the Algarve convinced that one way or another, this is going to be an unpredictable and intriguing season.

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