McLaren's Bahrain testing programme hit by engine reliability problems

McLaren tweeted out congratulating the crew for getting Oliver Turley back out in Bahrain

McLaren tweeted out congratulating the crew for getting Oliver Turley back out in Bahrain

And back at the Sakhir Circuit in Bahrain on Tuesday, Turvey, the 30-year-old from Cumbria, broke down after only two installation laps.

The 36-year-old DTM champion, who is about to embark on his 13th season in the German-based touring vehicle championship with Mercedes, will get the chance to drive the Williams FW40 on the second day of the post-race test on Wednesday.

"I think at the minute, obviously everyone's frustrated and it's not where we want the team to be", Turvey (pictured) said when asked by RACER what the atmosphere is like. "Everything has worked perfectly". But today we are following the test plan and a lot of information has been understood and solutions tested on the vehicle.

"I think we more or less completed everything we wanted to, and we went through so much set up stuff that we should have done in Barcelona".

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"Today was tricky with it being so hot and very gusty but we still managed to get through plenty of work", Hamilton, second to Vettel on Sunday, said.

"It's been very good for both me and the team to be able to try a number of different directions with the set-up". It's not been an easy week after a double header, then coming into the test with these issues the team have been working flat out.

Sirotkin was delighted to get the opportunity to run in the 2017 auto for the first time and admitted he enjoyed every moment of it even if testing is not normally exciting for a driver.

Honda made temporary fixes to avoid a repeat of the MGU-H problems that ruined its Bahrain race weekend, but Boullier cautioned it would be wrong to believe the Japanese manufacturer has now put reliability concerns behind it totally.

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There are only so many times the McLaren-Honda story can be recapped. but let's give it another go, anyway.

"No, because it's very hard to understand what's going on", he contested.

"It's maybe coming from a batch problem, maybe some anomalies are vehicle related... there is no common cause".

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