August 26th, 2013
McLaren team principal Martin Whitmarsh insists his team has no plans to change its Formula 1 driver line-up next year. Jenson Button has been linked with a possible move after admitting during the Belgian Grand Prix that his option has yet to be picked up by the team. The 2009 world champion is currently in the second year of a McLaren deal negotiated during 2011
July 3rd, 2013
Nico Rosberg believes Mercedes is now going into grand prix weekends as the favourite for success. The team is up to second in the Formula 1 constructors’ championship, has taken pole for five of the eight races so far in 2013, and claimed two victories – only one less than Red Bull and equal to Ferrari. “Slowly but surely we are dropping into the role of being favourites, which is fantastic,” said Rosberg.
July 2nd, 2013
Mercedes has instructed new recruit Paddy Lowe to focus his efforts on improving the team’s 2013 Formula 1 car as it steps up its push for the world championship. On the back of its second victory in three races, and indications that it has made a big step forward in understanding the tyres, Mercedes team principal Ross Brawn has revealed that Lowe’s priority in his role as executive director (technical ) is to drive forward the development of the W04
October 23rd, 2012
Carlos Munoz is set to make his IndyCar debut at next year’s Indianapolis 500 with Andretti Autosport. The 20-year-old Colombian has joined the team for a full-time campaign in Indy Lights next year, having won twice on his way to fifth in this year’s standings with rival squad Team Moore Racing.