Tag Archive: Mercedes
“Robert is really serious about rally, and is working hard to improve”
Sebastien Loeb, the most successful driver in world rally history, thinks Robert Kubica has more potential than Kimi Raikkonen.
“Seb has proved he can’t be trusted”
Sebastian Vettel has brushed off fears he might be the victim of unfair treatment this weekend in Spain.
“Dietrich Mateschitz landed by helicopter and offered to sell me Toro Rosso”
Toto Wolff turned down Dietrich Mateschitz when the Red Bull magnate offered to sell him Toro Rosso.
“If you want to be a top team, you have to try to weaken your opponent.”
Marc Surer, a former Swiss F1 driver turned commentator, says he is not sure he believes Mercedes is not making a move for Sebastian Vettel.
“One has the cooler head, the other more emotion, and it’s pretty even”
Gerhard Berger, the former McLaren and Ferrari driver, thinks Nico Rosberg is just as good as Lewis Hamilton.
Earlier this year he was linked with a move to Mercedes or McLaren
Lotus on Wednesday confirmed multiple media reports claiming technical director James Allison is leaving the team.
“We wanted the car to look even more the ‘Silver Arrow’ – Lauda
Mercedes’ formula one car will look visibly different this weekend in Barcelona, according to Niki Lauda.
“It would have to make sense for the Mercedes brand.”
Toto Wolff is not ruling out a return for Mercedes in the future to the fabled Indy 500 and Le Mans races.
Niki Lauda has played down reports Mercedes is making a serious bid to secure the services of world champion Sebastian Vettel.
“I think I’m much better at nurturing relationships between teammates now.”
Seven years into his F1 career, Lewis Hamilton thinks he is now mature enough to handle any teammate.
“Niki should absolutely be trying to get Vettel”
Dr Helmut Marko has admitted he can understand Mercedes’ efforts to woo triple world champion Sebastian Vettel from Red Bull.
“They have a little bit more of everything”
With the European phase of the 2013 season now looming, Rubens Barrichello thinks Red Bull is a step ahead.
“You must always look to improve … without damaging what you have”
Ross Brawn has warned Mercedes against making more big changes to the team that could result in a performance dip.
Mercedes says it would be willing to give Robert Kubica a formula one test.
The German marque this week declined to comment on reports the Pole has been driving at the wheel of Mercedes’ sophisticated F1 simulator at Brackley.
But it seems there was more to the story
Dr Helmut Marko has pointed the finger at Niki Lauda, following recent rumours Red Bull was considering pulling out of formula one.
“Yes, it’s true, I was there.” – Kubica
Robert Kubica has confirmed reports he has tested at the wheel of Mercedes’ driver simulator.
Marussia looks set to use customer Ferrari engines in 2014.
With the team’s current supplier Cosworth unlikely to build a new power unit for next year’s radical V6 rules, Marussia’s choice appeared to have boiled down to Mercedes or Ferrari.
“Vettel and Webber can race freely to the end of the season.”
Dietrich Mateschitz has confirmed reports Red Bull’s drivers will no longer be subjected to team orders in 2013.
Wolff denied that he is preparing to take a “terminator method”
Toto Wolff has warned that the staff at Mercedes’ Brackley headquarters are under pressure to keep their jobs.
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