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April 30th, 2013
Mercedes motorsport boss Toto Wolff says he is now happy to bide his time over any further management tweaks after his team’s successful start to the 2013 Formula 1 campaign. The future of team principal Ross Brawn has been the subject of great intrigue ever since Mercedes signed McLaren technical director Paddy Lowe to join it next year in a senior role. But with Brawn’s future tied in to the fortunes of the team, Wolff says Mercedes’ two pole positions and two podiums in the early rounds mean there is no pressure to make rash decisions about longer term tweaks
April 13th, 2013
Daniel Ricciardo believes his seventh place on the Chinese Grand Prix grid offers a chance to put his Bahrain 2012 disaster behind him. The Toro Rosso driver had qualified a breakthrough sixth in Bahrain last season , still the best effort of his Formula 1 career, but had a poor first lap
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
April 1st, 2013
McLaren boss Martin Whitmarsh says he has been impressed with Sergio Perez’s attitude amid a difficult start to the 2013 Formula 1 season for the British squad. The Mexican driver joined McLaren for this year, replacing Lewis Hamilton after spending two seasons with Sauber. Perez claimed at the end of last year that he saw no reason why he could not immediately fight for the title with McLaren, but its car struggles have meant he has scored just two points in the first two races.
March 29th, 2013
IndyCar racer winner Mike Conway and ex-Formula 1 driver Antonio Pizzonia have joined the G-Drive/Delta-ADR squad for this year’s World Endurance Championship. Conway has signed up for a full season aboard the G-Drive Racing-entered ORECA-Nissan 03 to be run by Silverstone-based Delta-ADR, while Pizzonia has agreed terms to start the WEC in Delta-ADR’s own entry.
March 24th, 2013
DRIVERS: 1 – Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull Racing), 2 – Mark Webber (Red Bull Racing), 3 – Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) PODIUM INTERVIEWS (Conducted by Martin Brundle) Q: We’re going to start with Sebastian.
March 24th, 2013
Sebastian Vettel – 1st: “I messed up today. I would love to come up with a nice excuse as to why I did it, but I can’t. I can understand Mark’s frustration and the team not being happy with what I did today; I owe an explanation to him and the whole team.
March 17th, 2013
Adrian Sutil said he was amazed he could stay in the lead of the Australian Grand Prix , his first race since spending 2012 on the sidelines . The German, back with Force India after not racing last year, benefited from being one of the few drivers who started the race on the medium tyre compound to move into the lead after the frontrunners had pitted. Although he came under pressure from Sebastian Vettel, Sutil managed to stay ahead before he made his first pitstop
March 12th, 2013
Irish sportscar entrant Murphy Prototypes is setting up its own team for its attack on the Le Mans 24 Hours and the European Le Mans Series in 2013. Team owner Greg Murphy, whose LMP2 ORECA-Nissan 03 was run by the RLR Motorsports squad in 2012, has decided to go it alone this season and already has the core of his team in place at premises in Brackley near Silverstone.
March 4th, 2013
Fernando Alonso has warned his rivals that he is in even better shape than he was last season, as he sets his sights on delivering his first Ferrari world championship. Although he has drawn short of declaring that his Maranello team has a car that is good enough to come out on top in Australia later this month, he reckons that he is personally in the form of his career. After a 2012 campaign where he excelled, and was voted the Driver of the Year by Formula 1 team principals, Alonso said at a Santander media event in Barcelona on Monday that he is heading to the first race even stronger
February 18th, 2013
Felix Rosenqvist will continue in the Formula 3 European Championship with Mucke Motorsport this year.
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.
February 11th, 2013
Lewis Hamilton has already proven to Mercedes that he has the off-track skills and attitude to match his obvious speed, says team boss Ross Brawn. At the end of his first week of track action with Mercedes during testing at Jerez in Spain, Brawn said that Hamilton had impressed not only with his performance in the car but in how he was approaching the task of moving Mercedes forward.
February 5th, 2013
Rahal Letterman Lanigan has become the second single-car IndyCar team to expand to two full-time entries in as many weeks, with James Jakes having been announced as Graham Rahal’s team-mate for the 2013 season. The addition of a second RLL car follows a similar expansion at Schmidt Peterson Motorsport , which announced last week that it will run rookie Tristan Vautier alongside Simon Pagenaud. “I wanted to put myself in a position where I could get results that I believe I am capable of, and Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing is a good fit for me,” said Jakes, whose career-best finish was eighth on the streets of Toronto last year with Dale Coyne Racing
January 20th, 2013
Former MotoGP world champion Casey Stoner has poured cold water on reports that he will race in the V8 Supercars series this year. The Australian, a two-time MotoGP champion, retired from the sport at the end of last season , having made his debut in the championship in 2006. At the time of announcing his retirement, Stoner said he would consider a move into V8 Supercars in the future
January 12th, 2013
Lotus is doing the right thing in allowing Kimi Raikkonen to be his own man in Formula 1, believes triple world champion Jackie Stewart.
January 10th, 2013
Petter Solberg will be driving a rally car on the opening weekend of the World Rally Championship – he just won’t be doing it in the French Alps.
December 28th, 2012
Formula 1′s most serious crash of 2012 was so nearly the championship’s first fatality in 18 years. In the apparently innocuous situation of a straightline aero test for Marussia at Duxford airfield, reserve driver Maria de Villota made contact with the lowered rear of a truck, sustaining life-threatening injuries and ultimately losing her right eye. Incredibly, she not only survived but was able to tell the story herself just three months later.
December 19th, 2012
Mercedes admits it will be under pressure to produce a competitive car now it has signed Lewis Hamilton for the 2013 season. The 2008 world champion ended a six-year spell at McLaren to replace Michael Schumacher at Mercedes after signing a three-year deal with the Brackley squad
November 25th, 2012
Red Bull boss Christian Horner labelled the Brazilian Grand Prix as the most stressful race he had experienced in his career.