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The FIA’s ‘engine maps’ clampdown has not cost Red Bull even a single tenth, according to the team’s engine supplier Renault.
After crossing the finish line in second place just a week ago at Hockenheim – where the reigning champions were using the now-outlawed settings – Sebastian Vettel’s practice best in Hungary on Friday was good enough only for eighth.
Contrary to his earlier promise, Bernie Ecclestone in fact did not show up at Hockenheim on Saturday.
David Tremayne wrote in the Independent that the F1 paddock had spent the day playing “where’s Bernie?” The F1 chief executive’s absence – unusual for a European race but not unheard of – heightened speculation he is afraid of being arrested.
“We are focused on Michael for as long as it takes and whatever it takes”
Ross Brawn has answered “why not?” when asked if he can imagine Michael Schumacher staying at Mercedes in 2013. The seven time world champion’s three-year contract is set to expire, and the German marque’s former DTM protege Paul di Resta has been linked with the race cockpit alongside Nico Rosberg.