Fighting for future F1 wins why "I wake up in the morning" - Seidl
Andreas Seidl has revealed the motivational reason he wakes up each morning is to be "part of the generation at McLaren fighting for wins again".
Under Seidl, McLaren has secured three podium finishes from its last 19 races, a marked improvement on a period of 118 races without silverware that preceded this.
Last season the team also finished third in the constructors' standings for the first time since 2012, with Seidl claiming every member of the team played a role in that success.
“One reason why I wanted to be part of the McLaren team is because of the history McLaren has," he explained.
"At the same time, this success that we have had in the past obviously doesn’t help us today but the reason why I wake up in the morning, the reason why everyone at McLaren wakes up in the morning, is because we want to be part of the generation at McLaren hopefully fighting for race wins again in the future.
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