McLaren will ‘at least win a race’ next year

McLaren racing director Eric Boullier has said that he believes McLaren will win "at least one race" next season after ditching Honda for Renault power.

A very difficult relationship with Honda will be over at the end of the season and a change to Renault is bringing new hope for the Woking team who have not won since 2012.

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"For 2018, our goal is to fight for third place in the constructors' championship," Boullier told Spanish newspaper Marca.

"But I hope we can do more than this and get a win after so many years.

"I will not start to create false expectations or put hope in our fans that we cannot fulfil, but I believe that we will at least win a race [next year].”

McLaren will be hoping that it will be Fernando Alonso who can potentially deliver that success, with the two parties still locked in discussions about the Spaniard's future.

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