Jenson Button has de-facto ‘number 1′ status at McLaren this year.
That is the view of F1 experts and former drivers Martin Brundle and Sir Jackie Stewart, despite team boss Martin Whitmarsh’s claim that Sergio Perez will enjoy full equality at the British team as he replaces Lewis Hamilton from 2013. Read more... (172 words, estimated 41 secs reading time)
Sir Jackie Stewart has once again offered to become struggling Romain Grosjean’s coach.
Earlier this year, when Lotus’ French driver was first labelled a ‘crash king’ of the 2012 season, triple world champion Stewart offered to help the 26-year-old get to grips with the sport’s psychological pressures. Read more... (260 words, estimated 1:02 mins reading time)
F1 legends Sir Jackie Stewart and David Coulthard have advised Lewis Hamilton to stay with McLaren beyond 2012. However 1996 world champion Damon Hill thinks it could be time for the British F1 driver to move on. Read more... (487 words, estimated 1:57 mins reading time)
Romain Grosjean flashed his usual grin at Hockenheim as he jokingly dismissed F1 legend Sir Jackie Stewart’s offer.
After the Lotus driver was crowned in the media as one of F1′s ‘crash kings’ of 2012, 73-year-old triple world champion Stewart reportedly offered to coach and mentor him. Grosjean smiled that he is too busy for that. Read more... (94 words, estimated 23 secs reading time)
Sir Jackie Stewart clearly believes Lewis Hamilton should accept McLaren’s offer.
It emerged in Monaco that the famous British team is offering the 2008 world champion a more than $150 million, new five-year contract, that would extend his McLaren tenure beyond a decade and his 33rd birthday. It would also make Hamilton, 27, F1′s highest paid driver. Reports, however, have suggested the Briton and his management are prepared to hold fire whilst key seats at Red Bull and Ferrari remain open. Read more... (224 words, estimated 54 secs reading time)
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A bit of rest and recuperation on the beaches of Sau Paulo might go some way towards erasing the memories of his Hungarian nightmare, but rest assure that Felipe Massa’s summer break will not be completely devoid of the odd sleepless night. Read more... (592 words, 1 image, estimated 2:22 mins reading time)