Former McLaren sporting director Dave Ryan is back in the F1 paddock working for Lotus Renault GP.
Ryan joined McLaren in 1973 but left after the 2009 Malaysian GP in the wake of the Melbourne safety car scandal. He has since set up a GT3 team.
He is believed to be back this weekend in a temporary role with the job of taking a good look at the team and its operations, and reporting back to the management.
Having arrived from London today he had a meeting with trackside operations director Alan Permane at the track this morning. Thus far he has not donned an LRGP shirt…