Alonso Tweets #Leaders

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Hamilton replaces Schumacher at Mercedes in 2013

Mercedes team principal has actively pursued Lewis Hamilton to sign with the team, and today the deal was sealed. The 2008 FIA Formula One world champion will leave McLaren in at the end of this season. His new teammate starting in 2013 will be Nico Rosberg, who remains with the Silver Arrows team. “It is ...

Perez no longer a ‘pay driver’ – Whitmarsh

Sergio Perez is no longer a “pay driver”, McLaren team boss Martin Whitmarsh insists. Mexican Perez, also backed by Ferrari, started his F1 career by bringing millions in Carlos Slim-linked Telmex dollars to Sauber. But he is now moving to McLaren, amid speculation Telmex might eventually replace the grandee British team’s title sponsor Vodafone. The ...

Who is the real winner of the recent driver shakeup in Formula One?

Who is the real winner of the recent driver shakeup in Formula One?
The recent shakeups in the status quo of Formula drivers were expected, and yet still a surprise. Lewis Hamilton has expressed his feelings in many ways so his jumping ship makes sense. However, leaving a team he has been connected with for 14 years does make one wonder why the Briton walked away from the ...

Jos the Boss Returning to F1?

A certain rumour was going arounf at the German Grand Prix that Jos Verstappen may be returning to F1 in a major role…

Red Bull Engine Remaps

F1 technicians are always in search of detailed innovations, which will give a competitive edge over their rivals, especially where the rules are not clearly worded. At Hockenheim this weekend at the German Grand Prix, we saw an episode where an innovation from Red Bull and its engine partner Renault was allowed through because it ...

Vettel docked 20 seconds, drops to fifth

Sebastian Vettel has been demoted to fifth place by the Hockenheim race stewards. This happens as a 20-second time penalty is applied after the German overtook Jenson Button for second position outside the confines of the race track. The incident occurred on the penultimate lap of the race, with Vettel having previously been overhauled by ...

Vettel: The move showed respect for Button

Sebastian Vettel’s home Grand Prix was ultimately a disappointing one. The Red Bull driver was handed a time penalty of 20 seconds for illegally passing Jenson Button while outside the confines of the rack track on the penultimate lap. He dropped from second to fifth position and is now 44 points off Fernando Alonso’s championship ...

Schumacher rejects six-week deadline for 2013 decision

Michael Schumacher appears to have rejected the new six-week deadline over his plans for 2013. Earlier this week, Mercedes team boss Ross Brawn indicated that the issue of Nico Rosberg’s teammate next year will be decided “this summer”. But it was then reported that, in fact, it is seven time world champion Schumacher who possesses ...

Webber admits 2012 title challenge influenced Ferrari snub

Mark Webber has revealed that the fact he wants to charge for this year’s title influenced his decision to stay at Red Bull in 2013. Until Red Bull announced he is staying alongside Sebastian Vettel next season, the Australian was strongly linked with a move to Ferrari. The contract is just for one year, but ...