The McLaren Mercedes Formula One team head to his weekend's United States Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin Texas having extended their advantage over the Sahara Force India Formula One Team last time out in Russia to 20 points as they are in fifth place in the Constructors championship on 143 points.
The Woking based outfit have seen a improvement in their on track performances having scored 32 points in the last two races which compares to just six points scored by their main rivals the Sahara Force India F1 Team.
Jenson Button and Kevin Magnussen head to the United States waiting to hear what their Formula One futures hold as the team have confirmed that they won't make an announcement about their 2015 driver line-up until the build up to the season finale in Abu Dhabi at the end of November. The team head to the Circuit of the Americas with a great record here having won the inaugural race there in 2012 with Lewis Hamilton while last season they finished in 7th place for Sergio Perez and 10th for Jenson Button.
Speaking ahead of this weekend's race in Austin Texas, McLaren racing director Eric Boullier commented by saying:
'Off the back of our improved pace in Russia, the whole team is looking forward to returning to Austin after a three-week break. It’s a very popular track that’s already made its mark on the Formula 1 calendar, and the drivers and team personnel alike really enjoy going there. The organisation of the event and the facilities at Austin are very impressive, and both races since its opening have been a success.