Ron Dennis admits that the rancour of McLaren's prior relationship with Ferrari has now completely changed.

Ron Dennis admits that the rancour of McLaren's prior relationship with Ferrari has now completely changed.

"Today I have a totally different view of Ferrari than one year ago," the outgoing McLaren team principal said during an interview with Germany's Auto Motor und Sport.

Dating back to 2007, McLaren and Ferrari - recently the most competitive teams on the grid - were locked in a bitter quarrel over the transfer of sensitive information belonging to the Italian team.

"At that time our relationship was very difficult, but perhaps difficult times bring people together," Dennis continued.

"I now have an excellent relationship with Luca di Montezemolo. He is a key figure among the teams (FOTA alliance) to improve the sport," Dennis added.

 

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