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Australia 13-15 Mar
Malaysia 27-29 Mar
China 10-12 Apr
Bahrain 17-19 Apr
Spain 08-10 May
Monaco 22-24 May
Canada 05-07 Jun
Austria 19-21 Jun
Great Britain 03-05 Jul
Hungary 24-26 Jul
Belgium 21-23 Aug
Italy 04-06 Sep
Singapore 18-20 Sep
Japan 25-27 Sep
Russia 09-11 Oct
United States 23-25 Oct
Mexico 30 Oct - 01 Nov
Brazil 13-15 Nov
Abu Dhabi 27-29 Nov
Constructer's Championship 2015
Team Pts
1 Mercedes 328
2 Ferrari 192
3 Williams 129
4 Red Bull 55
5 Force India 31
6 Lotus 29
7 Sauber 21
8 Toro Rosso 19
9 McLaren 4
10 Manor Marussia 0

McLaren preview the Hungarian GP

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McLaren preview the Hungarian GP

McLaren preview the Hungarian GP

Jenson Button believes McLaren have taken some positive steps ahead of the Hungarian GP while Kevin Magnussen is hoping everything comes together. Jenson Button: "As you know, this has been a special place for me for some time. I won my first grand prix here back in 2006 - it was one of those day when everything seemed to go my way - and I won my 200th grand prix here. That was an emotional day - and it was back in 2011 - I can't believe it was nearly 60 races ago. "The Hungaroring is a great track. Everybody thinks of it as a slow circuit, but, out the back, it's got some pretty decent corners - Turn Four requires some serious commitment, and it's made harder because it has a blind apex. Equally, the sequence of S-bends that make up Turns Eight to 11 are really satisfying to drive. "Nonetheless, it's still a circuit where you require lots of downforce and grip, and I think we are making positive steps in that direction." Kevin Magnussen: "I really like the Hungaroring. It isn't a fast circuit but, a bit like Monaco, it's a track on which a driver can really make a difference. I raced there last year in World Series by Renault 3.5 - and, although I didn't win either of the two races we had that weekend, I really enjoyed the first of them in particular. "Qualifying had been messed up for many of the drivers, owing to torrential rain, and I ended up 16th on the grid. From there I got it all hooked up really well on race day, which was also extremely wet, and I overtook a load of cars as I worked my way up to second place at the end. It was great! "I think we've shown recently that our car performs slightly better on tracks with a combination of low- and mid-speed corners, so I think this weekend will hopefully offer us another opportunity to score some useful world championship points. "After a couple of frustrating races, I'm hoping for a weekend where everything comes together." Eric Boullier - Racing director: "McLaren has a fantastic record in Hungary - we've won 11 grands prix there - and, while it's unlikely we'll be in a position to win this year, I think we travel to Budapest feeling encouraged by a number of our recent performances. We know there's still a lot to do, but there's a feeling that the whole team's motivation is growing. "This is effectively the last race of the first 'half' of the season: Formula 1 takes a short break for the summer before we return for the final few races in Europe, then the long and intense series of fly-aways that end the year. "It's always beneficial to go into the summer break with a positive result, so we'll be trying hard to do just that; even more important, it's essential that we maintain our focus and determination with regard to car development. The next six months will be critical for everybody at McLaren, and we'll be working as hard as possible to keep on pushing."

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