Lewis Hamilton has distanced himself from remarks made by Ron Dennis, the McLaren executive chairman, relating to his contract, ahead of the Hungarian Grand Prix here.
They brought several major upgrades to the German Grand Prix, hoping to significantly improve performance, but McLaren remain perplexed as to why they cannot make their car switch on different types of tyres in differing conditions.
Lewis Hamilton has said he would like to celebrate his 100th grand prix with a win in Hockenheim on Sunday. He made his debut at the Australian Grand Prix for McLaren alongside then team-mate Fernando Alonso in 2007 and after a blistering rookie year in which he finished second went on to win the world championship a year later in 2008.
Jenson Button is optimistic that McLaren's new package of upgrades, their biggest of the season, that they have brought to the German Grand Prix will provide a significant increase in form after lacklustre recent performances that caused them to slip to fourth in the constructors' championship.
Riccardo Russo thought the race was over (it was for him) as he stood up and punched the air, 1 lap too early, in the 2012 Italian CIV championship race.
At the start of the Formula One season McLaren's new car represented both the beauty and the beast.
As Formula One completes its opening flyaway rounds and enters a short break before the next race in Barcelona on 10 May, Lewis Hamilton – who has won three of the four races thus far – believes his car has even greater potential than last year, when he won the world championship for the second time.
Lewis Hamilton, clearly jubilant after his win in Bahrain, his third of the season and one concluded after a weekend in which the threat from Ferrari was expected to push his team to the limit, revealed after the race that he was happy just to have made the chequered flag in front.
Pat Symonds is no stranger to making a little go a long way.