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Stella exclusive and Norris stunned by McLaren progress – RacingNews365 Review

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During the Monaco Grand Prix, all Formula 1 teams are incredibly busy with the usual technical meetings and media commitments, with McLaren team principal Andrea Stella making time to speak with RacingNews365.

In charge at Woking since the start of 2023, Stella has helped turn the team into one of the top operations on the grid with big upgrade packages transforming the cars created under his leadership, with Lando Norris winning the Miami Grand Prix after a fresh batch of parts. 

READ MORE: Exclusive: McLaren's Stella on 'special secrets' and the plan to catch Red Bull

Norris surprised by pace of Red Bull attack

Lando Norris has conceded that he has been caught by surprise at how quickly Red Bull have been caught, most notably, by McLaren.

The British driver predicted at the start of the season that Red Bull's dominance would come to an end, something which appears to be on the cards. 

READ MORE: Norris surprised by pace of Red Bull attack

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Hamilton's departure could 'ignite new Mercedes spark' - Russell

George Russell believes Lewis Hamilton's departure will be a "fresh start" that "ignites a new spark" for Mercedes.

Seven-time champion Hamilton stunned F1 in February with the announcement that he had activated a break clause in his contract and would join Ferrari for the 2025 season, bringing down the curtain on the most successful driver-team pairing of all-time. 

READ MORE: Hamilton's departure could 'ignite new Mercedes spark' - Russell

Exclusive: Bottas on new F1 era, evolution in the sport and sim racing

Valtteri Bottas is in his 12th season in Formula 1. After very successful periods at Williams and Mercedes, where he managed several podiums and even 10 Grand Prix victories, the Finn has had to make do with a place in the rear for a few years now.

At Stake F1, Bottas has been unable to get anywhere near the points this season. The 34-year-old Finn himself also recognises that it has been a difficult start to the year for him and his team, but remains positive nonetheless.

READ MORE: Exclusive: Bottas on new F1 era, evolution in the sport and sim racing

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American star to conduct Aston Martin F1 test

American F2 driver Jak Crawford will test Aston Martin's 2022 car on Wednesday, in what will be his first experience of F1 machinery.

Crawford races for DAMS in the junior category and was recently signed as a member of the Aston Martin driver development programme. 

READ MORE: American star to conduct Aston Martin F1 test

Leclerc reveals 'number one' motivation and childhood issues

Charles Leclerc has revealed that wanting to be "number one" in F1 and winning a title is what fuels him to work harder, whilst he has learnt from being "extremely harsh" on himself at a young age.

Like any driver in F1, Leclerc's dream is to become world champion. To-date, 2022 was his best opportunity to turn his dream into a reality, only for driver errors and strategic mishaps to impact his chances. 

READ MORE: Leclerc reveals 'number one' motivation and childhood issues

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