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Brown outlines plan for McLaren revival

30th December 2018, 19:08 by Gareth Freeman

McLaren boss Zak Brown says the Formula 1 team have a 'five-year plan' to return to the front of the grid.

The Woking-based team haven't managed a podium finish since 2014 and their last race victory came two years earlier.

Brown admits there is no quick fix, but he is convinced the team can get back to fighting for wins within the next five years.

"I have just presented a five-year plan, and within that plan, we think we have a journey to get back to winning races and t hen once you're winning races, you're competing for the championship," he said, as reported by ESPN.

He added: "We have laid out a journey and investment, a road to recovery that sees us getting back to the front of the grid in that timeline - but I think we want to stay away from making predictions. We know that it hasn't been pretty for the last couple of years, so we don't want to make that mistake again."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Gareth Freeman is an experienced journalist who can offer in-depth knowledge on a host of sports, especially football, tennis, snooker and basketball.

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