Rumors: Ron Dennis to loose Team Principal role? 

Written by David on February 27th, 2008 at 10:31 amLast Update: February 27th, 2008 at 10:31 am

Ron Dennis McLaren Formula One F1The Spanish newspaper Marca, claims that Ron Dennis will be replaced by Martin Whitmarsh as McLaren-Mercedes Team Principal. Marca believes also that such news will be confirmed through an official press release that the Woking-based team will issue even before Melbourne’s Grand Prix.

This decision would have been taken by Mercedes, unhappy for loosing both 2007 titles along with the heavy damage to team’s image following the spy scandal. Ron Dennis, who still owns 15% of McLaren shares, would be given a new position within the team’s structure, but not in a decision-making role.

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