Michael Schumacher has ruled out returning to the formula one paddock as a television pundit.
It is an occupation now enjoyed by a number of the seven time world champion’s rivals, like former teammates Martin Brundle and Johnny Herbert, and even his title nemesis Damon Hill. Read more... (150 words, estimated 36 secs reading time)
Red Bull is not ruling out rebranding its Renault engines in future.
French supplier Renault, although complaining its recent successes have not been well enough recognised, is regarded as Red Bull’s ‘works’ partner. Brand ambassador Alain Prost admitted one of his goals is to talk up Renault’s contribution. Read more... (155 words, estimated 37 secs reading time)
New Jersey is back on track for a grand prix in 2014, promoter Leo Hindery has announced.
The Manhattan-skyline street race was due to make its debut on this year’s calendar, but the organisers fell behind on road repairs and obtaining event permits. Read more... (145 words, estimated 35 secs reading time)
It is possible Marussia will be notably missing from next weekend’s coverage of the 2013 season opener. That is because Bernie Ecclestone is yet to agree a new Concorde Agreement with the backmarker team. Read more... (137 words, estimated 33 secs reading time)
The faces of Red Bull chiefs became notably “worried” as the winter pre-season period wrapped up recently.
That is the claim of Marc Surer, a former F1 driver turned German-language commentator. Indeed, as the final test week concluded in Barcelona, Mercedes sped to the top of the time sheets, whilst Mark Webber and Sebastian Vettel languished two seconds too slow. Read more... (339 words, estimated 1:21 mins reading time)
Pastor Maldonado can probably survive in F1 even without Hugo Chavez. That is the view of former F1 driver turned respected British television commentator Martin Brundle, whilst musing the consequences of the death of the late Venezuelan president. Read more... (242 words, estimated 58 secs reading time)
Jenson Button considered switching to Toro Rosso at the end of 2008, Red Bull team boss Christian Horner has revealed.
Ultimately, after Honda announced its shock departure from the sport, Ross Brawn led a management buy-out of the Brackley based team, and Button went onto become 2009 world champion. Read more... (144 words, estimated 35 secs reading time)
Nico Hulkenberg has played down continuing suggestions he has merely ‘parked’ at Sauber for a year, before possibly switching to Ferrari in 2014.
Told that the rumours are still abounding in the paddock, the German driver said: “It doesn’t concern me at all. Read more... (152 words, estimated 36 secs reading time)
Valentino Rossi has ruled out switching to F1. Some years ago, the MotoGP legend flirted with a change of codes, conducting a series of tests with Ferrari.
Now 34, the Italian said: “Unfortunately, F1 is a thing of the past for me. Read more... (64 words, estimated 15 secs reading time)
Sergio Perez has felt the added pressure of stepping up the F1 grid for 2013.
Formerly the surprise podium-getter in a Sauber, the 23-year-old has now been signed up by McLaren, to replace the ultra high-profile Lewis Hamilton. Read more... (168 words, estimated 40 secs reading time)