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Formula 1: McLaren ringing car changes to 'close the gap' after Shanghai

McLaren say they are struggling to understand why their car lacks pace this season - especially in qualifying. Fernando Alonso is sixth in the championship after three points finishes. But both McLaren cars have qualified outside the top 10 at all grands prix. "We need to understand why we are slow in qualifying, why we are better in the race and why we are behind the other Renault teams," racing director Eric Boullier said. McLaren had expectations of battling for podium finishes and even wins this season following their switch to Renault engines from Honda, having claimed last season that they had one of the best chassis but were being held back by their engine. But Alonso's...
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