Technical analysis: McLaren MP4-31

Technical analysis: McLaren MP4-31

Lofty ambitions went unfulfilled for McLaren and Honda in 2015, and all eyes will be on the partnership again this year. CRAIG SCARBOROUGH inspects the MP4-31, and how McLaren hopes to turn its fortunes around

McLaren and Honda's reunion last year was a far cry from the success they enjoyed together a generation ago, as problems with both the chassis and power unit led to a horrific season, with neither pace nor reliability.

Amid the poor on track performances the pairing worked diligently behind the scenes to makes strides on both fronts. Launched on Sunday morning, the MP4-31 holds no surprises as the aero concept was tested throughout 2015, with more and more rake.

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