Hamilton: New McLaren not yet a championship-winning car

Stephan Heublein

Average pace and a succession of teething problems: the McLaren of 2011 has so far not fulfilled team expectations. Now even Lewis Hamilton concedes that the MP4-26 in its current configuration is not a title contender: "Do I think I have a car, I can win the world championship with? No, I don't. But that doesn't mean that it can't be made into a world championship car."