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On This Day

Saturday 13th March 2004

14 years ago

Deep discontentment at McLaren after a poor Australian Grand Prix, with newspapers reporting long-time boss Ron Dennis was under pressure to quit. "There are a lot of disillusioned people in the camp, people who have stood by Ron Dennis for many years," an insider told the Sunday Mirror. "Ron has got a real problem on his hands. They could see what was coming - they knew the car wasn't good enough. They feel Ron has taken his eye off the ball, that he's too concerned about style and image. He seems to have forgotten the fundamentals and lost sight of the fact that McLaren is supposed to be, first and foremost, a racing team." He survived