Flavio Briatore has played down the prospect of a return to formula one.
Max Chilton has denied claims he has only made the grade as a formula one driver because his wealthy father is buying the Marussia team.
Chilton’s father Grahame, a leading executive of the insurance giant Aon, owns the Carlin team that Max drove for last year, and is also heavily involved in the touring car career of his other son, the six-years-older Tom.
Robert Kubica insists his dream to return to formula one is on track.
It has emerged that the former BMW and Renault driver will test Mercedes’ DTM car at Valencia this week. But Mercedes’ executive director and 30 per cent F1 team owner Toto Wolff insists that formula one is still a long way off for the veteran of 76 grands prix, who was almost killed in a rally ahead of the 2011 season.
Sir Stirling Moss thinks it is “a shame” formula one is so safe today
“The concept, the whole idea, has changed,” the British legend, who started winning grands prix in the middle of the 50s, said on Austrian Servus TV. “That’s a shame, because we had fun risking life and limb and that’s gone now, really,” added Moss, 82.
Claire Williams will join the Board
Williams Grand Prix Holdings PLC (Ticker: WGF1) today announced that Claire Williams will join the Board with effect from 1 April 2012 as Director of Marketing and Communications. The key marketing position at Williams has become available following the decision of Dominic Reilly to leave the Company at the end of March.
Switch to our mobile site