Goodbye Michael

Goodbye Michael Schumacher. Your career is intact.

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 ...

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 ...

I’ll be happier in an hour, says Alonso

Fernando Alonso claimed to be ‘happy’ after finishing second to Mark Webber in Sunday’s British Grand Prix, but admits that his optimism is likely to be higher an hour after the race. The Spaniard, who was passed in the closing stages after controlling things from pole position, had led for most of the race. Running ...

Formula 1: BBC announces its 2012 commentary team

Formula 1: BBC announces its 2012 commentary team
David Coulthard, Eddie Jordan and Jake Humphrey all remain with the BBC The BBC has revealed its Formula 1 presenting team for the 2012 season. Jake Humphrey remains as presenter, alongside chief analyst Eddie Jordan and co-commentator David Coulthard, while Ben Edwards joins as commentator. Experienced F1 car designer Gary Anderson has been recruited as ...

Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula 1

Brackley-based Mercedes GP will race under a modified name next season, with performance brand AMG being added to the team’s official title. Now to be known as the Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula 1 Team, company Vice President Norbert Haug says the move further attaches the subsidiary to the Silver Arrows squad. “Our new team name ...

Singapore race strategy a knife edge

Singapore race strategy a knife edge
This weekend’s Singapore Grand Prix will be absolutely fascinating from a strategy point of view. Find out how some teams will try to do the race with only one stop, how much effect the Safety Car can have on the outcome and check out a new feature: the League Table of Team’s Pit Stop Performance; ...

Schumacher upbeat ahead of home race

Michael Schumacher is hopeful that the promise shown by his Mercedes GP squad at Silverstone can be translated into a better performance next weekend, with the German preparing for his home event at the Nürburgring. The seven-time Champion says he has ‘a good feeling’ ahead of the race, admitting that a strong result here is ...

We need to push for more, admits Brawn

Ross Brawn admits that Mercedes GP are yet to achieve a pace with which they can enjoy consistent runs at the front of the field, with the silver arrows having suffered a highly frustrating start to the season. Heading to Turkey, the Champion team of 2009 sit fifth in the championship and over two 1-2 ...

Massa samples new Saudi Arabian circuit

Last Thursday saw Ferrari’s Felipe Massa travel to Saudi Arabia in order to try out a brand-new race track, the Reem International Circuit close to capital city Riyadh. The event, organised by Ferrari sponsor and Marlboro parent company Phillip Morris International, involved the Brazilian driving around 40 guests at the track in a Ferrari F430 ...