Ask Gary: Should McLaren fans be worried?

Ask Gary: Should McLaren fans be worried?

On the eve of the Formula 1 season-opener, GARY ANDERSON answers your questions on McLaren's hopes, more competition for Mercedes, the cockpit halo, new tyre rules and more

As a McLaren fan I'm desperately in need of an honest answer that I don't doubt you can help with. On the final day of testing McLaren was a good 1.5s off Toro Rosso on ultra-softs. Should alarm bells be ringing for us McLaren fans?

Rob Hitchens, via email

Having worked at McLaren in the long and distant past, I'm also a fan and it's so depressing to see a team of that standing going about its business in the way that it is. There just doesn't seem to be the fight there used to be.

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