Sport Lewis Hamilton suffered a front wing failure on the first day of testing in Jerez that caused him to plow into the tyre barrier

Hamilton escapes unhurt after his W05sup hits the tyre barrier in a replication of his first day accident last year

Lewis Hamilton could never be his own man at at McLaren

Lewis Hamilton says he is 'really, really wanted' at Mercedes

Former McLaren driver getting ready for first race of the season

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Lewis Hamilton could never be his own man at at McLaren

Kevin Garside: This is the year we'll all find out just how good Lewis Hamilton is

Whatever its genesis, the move is just what Hamilton needed

Lewis Hamilton

McLaren play down significance of Paddy Lowe's move to Mercedes

For the second time in five months McLaren have fallen prey to the might of Mercedes' ambition

McLaren P1: Introducing the £866,000 British supercar

It is poised for its global debut at Geneva motor show next week, but McLaren has confirmed the details today of its long-awaited P1 hyper car, the spiritual successor to the 1993 McLaren F1.

Jenson Button, Fernando Alonso, Felipe Massa and McLaren Director of Engineering Tim Goss (2nd L)

Tim Goss appointed McLaren's new technical director

Ross Brawn's role as team principal in the spotlight

Lewis Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton cools talk of championship challenge

Lewis Hamilton has dismissed claims from long-time rivals Sebastian Vettel and Fernando Alonso he will be in the hunt for this season's Formula One world title.

Fernando Alonso

Fernando Alonso fastest for Ferrari in latest round of testing

Formula One sides are in Barcelona

Sergio Perez of McLaren

Sergio Perez impresses behind the wheel of McLaren during testing

Second pre-season testing session taking place in Barcelona

Nico Rosberg behind the wheel for Mercedes

Mercedes impress during Formula One testing at the Circuit de Catalunya

Lewis Hamilton team-mate Nico Rosberg tops time sheets

McLaren sign Stoffel Vandoorne to young driver programme

McLaren have signed 20-year-old Belgian Stoffel Vandoorne to their young driver programme.

Martin Whitmarsh: ‘It’s tough. We have taken some measures’

McLaren team director Martin Whitmarsh: 'Red Bull are doing well but everyone else is suffering'

Red Bull are the only Formula One team prospering financially and seven of the other 10 are struggling  to the extent that they are in “survival” mode.

Rowan Atkinson at the wheel of his McLaren F1 GTR sports car

Rowan Atkinson receives £910,000 insurance payout after crashing McLaren F1 superar

Rowan Atkinson’s insurers have paid out a reported £910,000 repair bill to fix a supercar that he crashed into a tree.

Lewis Hamilton walks away after crashing his Mercedes during testing

Lewis Hamilton says 160mph crash was a 'blip', but British driver desperate to clock up the miles for Mercedes after frustrating start

2008 World Champion crashed yesterday, just 15 laps behind the wheel of his new car

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