McLaren are hopeful that they will be challenging at the front again after a disappointing performance at the British Grand Prix a week ago.
Team principal Martin Whitmarsh says he’s optimistic that the Woking based outfit will be back on form for their engine suppliers home race amid changing regulations which will now return to normality.
“There has been a degree of uncertainty in recent weeks, with new restrictions placed on off-throttle exhaust blowing, and our entire team has demonstrated enormous passion and commitment as they come to terms with those challenges,” he said in the teams preview.
“We missed an opportunity for a podium finish at Silverstone, and that race was a reminder that while we are always pushing to make our car even more competitive, our rivals are doing likewise with their own machinery.
“I’m optimistic that we can move forwards this weekend and be challenging at the front once again. This will be a Santander German Grand Prix to remember!”