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Red Bull broke the rules in “such a flagrant and deliberate” manner
Championship leader Mercedes has urged FIA judges to add to reigning world champion Red Bull’s penalty amid the fuel flow affair.
Domenicali’s immediate replacement is Marco Mattiacci
Within hours of Ferrari’s confirmation that Stefano Domenicali has left the team, Mercedes announced its own split with technical director Bob Bell.
“Michael Schumacher is in a coma and cannot decide what is reported about him”
Michael Schumacher’s family will stop releasing information about his condition once the former F1 driver leaves hospital.
“Flagrant breach” of the regulations
Title rival Mercedes on Monday was highly critical of world champions Red Bull’s behaviour, as the appeal hearing in Paris began.
W05 is “about on par with Red Bull”
Mercedes insists its 2014 car is “on par” with the chassis being fielded by reigning world champions Red Bull this season.
“There are small improvements that make us happy”
Michael Schumacher’s health is continuing to improve, his manager Sabine Kehm said in a television interview late on Sunday.
“Now the really hard work begins” – Haas
Colin Kolles is at the helm of ‘Forza Rossa’, a team that the FIA on Friday said could be next in line for a F1 debut.
He also played down reports Red Bull could design its own turbo V6
Dr Helmut Marko on Friday rubbished speculation suggesting Red Bull could quit formula one.
BMW, Ford considering F1 return – reports
The BMW rumour has been triggered by comments made by former F1 team owner and boss Gian Carlo Minardi, who said the revolutionary new turbo V6 rules were devised not just by current F1 suppliers Mercedes, Ferrari and Renault.
One proposal made by Mercedes is to simply look into sound amplification
F1′s three engine makers will discuss how to turn up the volume of their controversial turbo V6s ahead of the Chinese grand prix.
If Renault cannot improve its engine, Mercedes will run away with the 2014 title.
That is the warning of Dr Helmut Marko, an outspoken director of the Renault-powered reigning world champions Red Bull.
Valtteri Bottas has admitted Williams is yet to display its full potential in 2014.
Despite a horror 2013 season, following its switch to Mercedes power the Grove based team was billed as a contender for wins and even the title this year on the basis of its performance in winter testing.
Toto Wolff insists Bahrain was not simply a one-off
Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg have been told the ‘rules’ for their future wheel-to-wheel battles.
“The limitations have made my life more difficult”
Robert Kubica has revealed his physical limitations are still standing in the way of his return to formula one.
“In China, Mercedes are again going to be very difficult to beat”
Reigning world champion team Red Bull is hoping to be “at least within reach” of dominant Mercedes in the space of a month.
The old V8 rules had become “hard to explain” amid the trends for “downsizing
Mercedes has revealed it probably would have quit formula one if the sport had stayed with loud V8 engines beyond 2013.
Dr Helmut Marko is not convinced Sunday’s Bahrain grand prix was a F1 thriller.
After all the carping about the radical 2014 rules having turned F1 into ‘formula yawn’, Bahrain was hailed as a timely and highly-entertaining spectacle.
“It won’t be necessary this year”
When it comes to the loud criticisms of F1′s new ‘double points’ innovation, Bernie Ecclestone simply points to Mercedes.
“We’re examining this problem with the three engine manufacturers”
When it comes to engine noise, most F1 players are open to turning up the volume of the turbo V6s.
“They knew not to do anything stupid in the third race.” – Toto Wolff
Mercedes boss Paddy Lowe insists his drivers did not ignore a clear team order during Sunday’s Bahrain grand prix.
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