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May 20th, 2013
BMW has rubbished suggestions that it is considering a Formula 1 return. In the wake of Honda announcing it is coming back to grand prix racing in 2015, F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone tipped BMW to follow suit in the not too distant future. However, BMW itself has distanced itself from such a scenario, and its motorsport boss Jens Marquardt made it clear on Monday that the company was happy focusing on its DTM and sportscar activities
May 17th, 2013
Pirelli’s planned mid-season Formula 1 tyre tweaks are set to be much smaller than originally anticipated after the FIA ruled that changes will only be allowed on safety grounds. Sources have revealed that the governing body has told Pirelli that it is happy to accept – and is indeed keen for – alterations necessary to prevent a repeat of the rear tyre delaminations that have struck at the last few events. But, in a blow to outfits like Red Bull hoping further tweaks would help them overcome tyre difficulties they have faced, the FIA has made it clear it will not tolerate further changes aimed at reducing the number of pitstops or decreasing degradation.
May 13th, 2013
Pirelli says it will help bring back boring processions to Formula 1 if that is what teams and fans want. In the wake of a fresh debate about the impact the tyres are having on the sport – and Red Bull owner Dietrich Mateschitz claiming F1 “has nothing to do with racing anymore” – Pirelli has reiterated it is only doing what it has been asked to
May 3rd, 2013
Robert Kubica says he has no interest in a full-time return to racing in anything other than Formula 1 right now. Although the Pole was offered a DTM seat with Mercedes for this year, he has elected to concentrate on rallying so he can build his fitness back up.
April 19th, 2013
Pirelli will decide next week whether or not any changes are needed to its compounds for this year, but warned its critics that any changes are likely to be minimal. The company also confirmed plans to give teams extra tyres for Spanish Grand Prix practice
April 11th, 2013
Mark Webber says he is eager to move on from the Red Bull ‘multi 21′ team orders controversy, and that it will not cloud decisions about his Formula 1 future. He dismissed any suggestion he was thinking of quitting F1 now, and made it clear he would stick to his traditional timetable of discussing a new Red Bull contract over the summer
March 23rd, 2013
Heikki Kovalainen is not interested in accepting a test role – or switching to another category – because he still has his sights set on a Formula 1 race return.
March 15th, 2013
Red Bull drivers Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber have played down the team’s dominant start to the Australian Grand Prix weekend in free practice. World champion Vettel set the pace in both sessions on Friday , which included his fastest lap coming on the third lap of a run on the high-degradation supersoft tyre. Webber made it a Red Bull one-two in the afternoon, but both drivers made it clear they were not getting carried away with the performance of the RB9
March 11th, 2013
McLaren cannot be comfortable about its reliability going into the 2013 Formula 1 season, admits team boss Martin Whitmarsh, but it has no qualms about prioritising its new car’s pace. The Woking squad has made it clear that its new MP4-28 is a major departure from the 2012 car, saying that the focus was on long-term development potential even if it came at the expense of early-season pace
February 12th, 2013
Ross Brawn says that he has put thoughts about a future away from Mercedes firmly to the back of his mind, with his focus now only on moving the team forward. After several weeks of speculation about further changes at Mercedes, as Brawn weighed up his long term commitment in the wake of a management reshuffle, the team principal has now ruled out any immediate changes. Having stated in January that consideration was being given to a succession plan while he pondered his long term intentions , Brawn has made it clear that things now appear sorted.
January 29th, 2013
The Lotus E21 is by no means a radical overhaul of its predecessor, but the small changes that have been made are those that should deliver the greatest return.
January 23rd, 2013
Jaime Alguersuari and Lucas di Grassi are set to remain as Pirelli’s main Formula 1 test drivers for 2013. Ahead of a big programme to prepare rubber for the new 2014 regulations, there had been speculation that Pirelli could opt for a driver who had race experience from last year. However, Pirelli’s motorsport director Paul Hembery made it clear on Wednesday that he was happy to keep the two youngsters on board, especially as a lot of 2014 work would be done on simulators.
January 3rd, 2013
Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone says his relationship with Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo has been unaffected by their recent war of words. Ecclestone was unimpressed with Ferrari’s request for the FIA to investigate the yellow flag situation surrounding Sebastian Vettel at the Brazilian Grand Prix. A few days later, di Montezemolo suggested that F1 would benefit from having younger management in charge who can help lead the sport to a brighter future.
December 28th, 2012
Sebastien Loeb has revealed that he would like to compete in the Dakar Rally in the future. As crews begin to gather in Peru for the January start to next year’s event, Loeb has dropped a firm hint that he would be tempted to have a go at it at some point.
December 17th, 2012
Kamui Kobayashi has conceded his chances of landing a seat in Formula 1 for next season are over. The Japanese driver had been pushing hard to secure the funding that would have landed him a drive at one of the teams that still has vacancies.
November 29th, 2012
Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone believes the controversy over Sebastian Vettel’s overtaking move in the Brazilian Grand Prix is a “complete joke”. Vettel took his third championship after finishing in sixth position in Brazil, but rival Ferrari said it was reviewing video footage allegedly showing the Red Bull driver passing Toro Rosso’s Jean-Eric Vergne in a yellow-flag sector between Turns 3 and 4 on the fourth lap. Since then, however, the FIA has made it clear there is no case to answer as it was clear a green flag was being waved before Vettel completed the pass.
October 29th, 2012
Sebastian Vettel has rubbished the ongoing speculation suggesting he will leave Red Bull to join Ferrari in the future. The reigning world champion has been the subject of repeated rumours claiming he has already agreed some form of deal with Ferrari.
October 19th, 2012
Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone remains fully behind plans for the New Jersey Grand Prix to take place in 2014, despite next year’s event being dropped from the calendar .
October 9th, 2012
Sebastien Loeb has strongly hinted that he will choose the Rally of France to bring down the final curtain on his World Rally Championship next year. France’s WRC round has been based in Loeb’s home region Alsace since 2010. Last weekend it was the scene of Loeb’s 75th WRC victory , which secured his ninth consecutive championship
October 7th, 2012
Lewis Hamilton is not expecting to win any races with Mercedes next season. Having made it clear that his decision to leave McLaren was motivated by the desire to find a challenge in his career, the former world champion says he is not dreaming of immediate success at his new outfit. Instead, he reckons he may have to wait until 2014 at the earliest before he can imagine delivering his first victory for the Mercedes works team.