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    Default F1 - McLaren drops MP4 from new F1 car name

    "McLaren is breaking with tradition this year in the naming of its Formula 1 car, dropping the MP4 tag that has been used since 1981."

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    I don't think it's breaking tradition but more like removing every hint of Ron Dennis from the 2017 car. P4, or rather Project 4, was Dennis' old business name before buying into McLaren.
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    They will probably win the championship with him gone... What a boat anchor he was.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cam85 View Post
    They will probably win the championship with him gone... What a boat anchor he was.
    Are you inferring that he was good for something?
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    well i think it is just a tragedy.
    first, they eviscerate the best GT car names ever: the "MP412C". (how could anyone not love it?), to just the "12C". without doubt the second best name ever. and now... this. <sob>











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