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Michael Schumacher’s wife is selling the private jet the seven time world champion used to fly around the world.
The grey Falcon 2000EX, bearing the former Ferrari and Mercedes driver’s ‘MS’ logo on the tail and the personalised registration ‘M-IKEL’, clocked up thousands of air miles not only during his F1 career but also afterwards.
Toto Wolff was not the only senior member of Mercedes’ management team hurt in a cycling pileup this week.
In a team-building exercise along the Danube river on Tuesday, the 42-year-old Austrian crashed, badly breaking his arm in four places.
The report said Verstappen jr hopes to make the move to the F1 feeder category GP2 for 2015
Max Verstappen has turned down an offer from reigning world champions Red Bull as he turns onto the road to formula one.
“Of course they target him,”
McLaren and Mercedes have targeted Sebastian Vettel, the German magazine Sport Bild reported on Wednesday.
Broken shoulder, collarbone, elbow and wrist.
Toto Wolff is expected to attend this weekend’s Hungarian grand prix, despite undergoing surgery on Tuesday following a cycling crash.
“I have not seen the interview in the Spanish daily, but I was too heavy with my words — forgive me.”
Niki Lauda has swiftly hit reverse, after using an expletive to describe the cars fielded in 2014 by Mercedes’ grandee rivals McLaren and Ferrari.
Fernando Alonso could be contractually free to walk away from Ferrari.
Technically, the Spaniard remains under contract to the struggling Maranello team until the end of 2016. “I’m sure he is very frustrated,” Niki Lauda told the Spanish newspaper El Pais earlier this week.
Bernie Ecclestone has moved to dismiss doubts about this year’s inaugural Russian grand prix.
In the wake of the Malaysia Airlines MH17 atrocity, pressure is falling on formula one to cancel its scheduled event at Sochi in October.
Or maybe the German fans listened to their reigning world champion.
World champion Sebastian Vettel is copping some of the blame for the small crowd at Hockenheim last weekend. After buzzing atmospheres and big crowds in Canada, Austria and Silverstone, the empty seats for the German grand prix were conspicuous.
The relationship between Red Bull and Renault appears to be in better health.
Mere weeks ago, as the French supplier struggled with its new turbo V6 ‘power unit’, talk of a split in the four-time title winning partnership was rife.
“My knees are no problem,” he said, “but my back and my neck have been the issue really.”
Lewis Hamilton is planning a week of physiotherapy following his drive through the field after a hefty qualifying crash at Hockenheim.
As quickly as the ‘Fric’ storm swept into the paddock, it left with barely a whimper.
“It changed nothing,” said Niki Lauda, chairman of the Mercedes team that supposedly would suffer most from the effective banning of the suspension technology.
Renault’s works partner Total would deliver a 12 horse power boost
New fuel did not give Red Bull the boost it was hoping for in Germany, world champion Sebastian Vettel has admitted.
Two top teams have admitted they considered lodging a protest against Mercedes at the German grand prix.
With the ‘Fric’ controversy now in the past, the issue that rankled behind closed doors at Ferrari and Red Bull followed Lewis Hamilton’s qualifying crash.
Felipe Massa insists his F1 career is not being put in the shadow by a new star.
The warring Mercedes duo aside, the undoubted star of the last three races has been Valtteri Bottas, a shy Finn who on Sunday completed a hat-trick of podiums.
“We are already sitting together and negotiating with Lewis Hamilton”
With Nico Rosberg all signed up for the future, Mercedes’ attention is now turning to the occupant of its other silver seat.
“It is impossible to determine in such a short time why the disc has broken” – Toto Wolff
Mercedes has slammed as “unacceptable” the failure of Lewis Hamilton’s Brembo brand brake disc during qualifying at Hockenheim.
“But only in February are the facts on the table”
Fernando Alonso sounds underwhelmed, having been told of Ferrari’s bold plans to push him to the very front of the grid in 2015.
“Williams unfortunately missed the chance to do global women’s racing a big favour”
Niki Lauda has criticised Williams, in the wake of female driver Susie Wolff’s Friday morning appearances at Silverstone and Hockenheim.
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