Why McLaren now has what it 'badly needed'

Why McLaren now has what it 'badly needed'

Will Andreas Seidl's arrival help reverse McLaren's fortunes? And will DRS changes for 2019 create better racing or just make overtaking more artificial? Our resident F1 tech expert answers these questions and more

What impact do you expect Andreas Seidl to have on McLaren now he's come in as team managing director?

Tom Martin, via email

McLaren badly needed someone on the upper management side that has the experience of Andreas. Yes, it's nice to be able to say you have a policy of promoting from within, but when you are in as much trouble as McLaren you can benefit from an outside opinion.

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