Why F1's top teams should fear McLaren

Why F1's top teams should fear McLaren

The McLaren-Honda alliance is yet to score a podium in Formula 1 since reuniting for 2015, but the progress it's making indicates it could be at the sharp end of the grid sooner than its recent results suggest

On the bare face of it, if you were Mercedes, Ferrari or Red Bull you won't look back on any of the first eight races of this Formula 1 season and be overly concerned about the second coming of McLaren-Honda.

Even the significantly less well-funded squads of Williams and Force India, which have put a car on the podium in each of the past three grands prix, will not likely be glancing at the F1 constructors' championship table and quaking in their collective boots.

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