“I can’t explain why my car could not compete with Daniel’s at this race” – Vettel
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Mercedes chiefs have resolved to cool the simmering feud between title-warring teammates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg.
Germany’s Bild newspaper reports that when the pair – who collided during the Belgian grand prix – came face-to-face in Germany on Wednesday for a sponsor photoshoot, they barely acknowledged each other’s presence.
Giedo van der Garde looks set to step up to a Sauber race seat for 2015.
The Dutch daily Algemeen Dagblad, and the specialist Dutch source Formule 1, are citing ‘sources’ close to the Swiss team and van der Garde that report that negotiations between the Sauber reserve driver and team management have been successful.
Sauber driver Esteban Gutierrez has revealed his management is in talks with “other teams” about 2015.
With the prominent backing of Telmex, the 23-year-old has driven for the struggling Swiss team since last year. When asked about 2015, he told local media whilst in his native Mexico at the weekend: “We are in negotiations with Sauber and we have opened discussions with other teams.
Pirelli has revealed the tyres that will be taken to the grands prix of Belgium, Italy and Singapore.
At Spa – one of the most spectacular and demanding circuits on the calendar – the P Zero White medium and P Zero Yellow soft tyres will be used, which will be well-suited to the varied track and weather conditions often found in Belgium.
Felix Rosenqvist had a fantastic weekend in Italy
The Swedish driver started the second FA1 race from P4, but battled himself to the winning position during the race. Nigel Melker (NLD) had his second strike for P2 and Sebastian Balthasar (DEU) finished third. Both Italian drivers had to stop the race prematurely.