At Lotus, Eric Boullier rapidly built himself a reputation as an excellent team principal, turning them into race winners and genuine Red Bull rivals, all on a relatively modest budget. Now he is charged with turning McLaren's ailing fortunes around.
His new title is that of 'racing director'. In reality Boullier says his job is little different, making him the man calling the shots...»
After a tough first test in Jerez, Force India appear to have found their feet in Bahrain this week, with Sergio Perez topping the times on both of the first two days. For the Mexican driver, whose next track outing will be opening practice in Australia, the improvement has come as something of a relief...»