Why Boullier is the right man for McLaren

Why Boullier is the right man for McLaren

Eric Boullier's resignation as Lotus team principal clears the way for a surprise switch to McLaren. And, as EDD STRAW argues, his arrival could be the perfect tonic after the team's 2013 woes

Bringing in Eric Boullier shows that Ron Dennis's second revolution at McLaren is heading in the right direction.

Dennis has never lacked for decisiveness and confidence. Those qualities were key to realising his vision of developing McLaren from struggling race team in 1980 into the multi-discipline group it is today.

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