Tag Archive: Ross Brawn

Apr 18

Tired Mattiacci sot giving up

Marco Mattiacci wore sunglasses all day in cloudy, smoggy Shanghai.

2014-03-04_0029 - Scuderia Ferrari - Bahrain - Fernando Alonso“I have not slept in the last 40 hours,” explained Ferrari’s brand new team boss, who is mere days into his shock new tenure in the wake of Stefano Domenicali’s exit. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 15

Berger, Brawn or Bell to replace Domenicali – reports

Domenicali’s immediate replacement is Marco Mattiacci

2014-03-04_0021 - Scuderia Ferrari - Bahrain - Stefano Domenicali Within hours of Ferrari’s confirmation that Stefano Domenicali has left the team, Mercedes announced its own split with technical director Bob Bell. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 20

Lowe talks initially about Williams switch – Wolff

“Our first meeting was at Alex’s house in Monaco”

2014-03-17 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Australia - Paddy Lowe - Nico Rosberg - Toto Wolff - Andy Cowell Toto Wolff has revealed his negotiations with Paddy Lowe were initially about wooing the former McLaren technical boss to Williams. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 07

Schumacher no longer on respirator – report

Schumacher reportedly often grimaces, or his arms move

Michael Schumacher - Deutsche Vermogensberatung Michael Schumacher is breathing without the help of a respirator, the authoritative Italian sports daily La Gazzetta dello Sport claimed on Friday. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 17

Bernie Ecclestone is no longer a serious candidate to buy the embattled Nurburgring

Ecclestone no longer in race for Nurburgring

2012-06-07_0273 The F1 chief executive revealed last month that he has made a bid for the fabled German grand prix venue, amid its financial problems. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 11

Quesnel admits contact with Lotus’ Lopez

“We talked, and we did talk about the F1 team.”

Olivier Quesnel-Citroën-WRC-11-2010 Olivier Quesnel, the former Citroen and Peugeot rally boss, has admitted he has had contact with Lotus owner Gerard Lopez about becoming the Enstone team’s new sporting boss. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 10

Schumacher ‘not responding to stimuli’ – report

Schumacher is still not responding to deliberate stimuli

2012-06-10_1335 Now two weeks since doctors started trying to wake Michael Schumacher, the F1 legend remains in a coma. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 03

Ross Brawn announces retirement

Linked with McLaren and the great British team’s 2015 engine supplier Honda

Ross Brawn - Toto Wolff Despite earlier saying he would consider his F1 future during a sabbatical, Ross Brawn now insists he has definitively retired. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 30

Brawn ‘fishing’, not preparing for McLaren top job

“I am very flattered but simply I don’t want to get involved or engaged” – Brawn

2013-06-08_1134Ross Brawn on Thursday denied speculation he is set to join McLaren as its new chief executive. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 29

McLaren confirms Boullier as ‘racing director’

“Eric will ultimately report to the chief executive officer of McLaren Racing”

2013-10-26 - Lotus F1 Team - Eric Boullier 01 As was widely predicted, Lotus’ newly-departed team boss Eric Boullier has moved to McLaren. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 24

McLaren, Lotus fight over major sponsor – report

That move has ruffled some feathers at Enstone

 2014-01-24 - McLaren Mercedes MP4-29 7In the context of the death of Jenson Button’s father, a new spat between McLaren and Lotus is unlikely to rate high on his list of concerns. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 22

McLaren ‘in good shape’ despite no title sponsor

McLaren is not a PLC, it does not have to “show a profit”.

2013-05-10 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - @McLarenF1 McLaren has confirmed it will not announce a replacement for departed title sponsor Vodafone when the 2014 car is officially launched on Friday. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 19

McLaren not commenting on Brawn rumours

What is fairly clear is that the Whitmarsh era is over.

2013-03-17 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Australia - Martin Whitmarsh 01 McLaren has refused to comment on intensifying speculation Ross Brawn could soon be unveiled as the great British team’s new boss. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 17

Dennis returns, Whitmarsh future in doubt

Dennis’ return follows McLaren’s dire 2013 season

2012-11-18_0013 McLaren is going back to the future with Ron Dennis, casting major doubt on the ongoing role of boss Martin Whitmarsh.
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Jan 02

Brawn exit no loss to F1 – Hamilton

“The sport will continue when any of us go”

Ross Brawn - podium Hongrie Lewis Hamilton has played down the impact of Ross Brawn’s departure, insisting it is neither a loss to Mercedes or even formula one. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 23

Allison best technical boss since Brawn – Montezemolo

James Allison is Ferrari’s best technical director since Ross Brawn.

James Allison Ferrari That is the view of the Italian team’s president Luca di Montezemolo, after a subtle reshuffle of responsibilities took place recently at Maranello. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 16

McLaren supremo Dennis admits Brawn talks

McLaren supremo Ron Dennis has admitted he has held talks with Ross Brawn.

2012-06-09_0871 Brawn has stepped down as Mercedes’ team boss, insisting he is taking a sabbatical and refusing to even think about his future until “at least next summer”. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 03

Brawn admits F1 return possible after ‘sabbatical’

Lauda even said a new role at the FIA is a possibility for Brawn

2013-10-26 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Ross Brawn 01Ross Brawn has confirmed reports he could return to formula one, after stepping down as Mercedes’ team boss. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 02

Three top teams will provide cars so that Pirelli can test its 2014 tyres later this month

Top three teams to test 2013 cars in December

2012-10-14 - Red Bull Racing - Korea - Sebastian Vettel - Mark Webber (5)Earlier, some teams objected amid rumours McLaren had put its hand up to run its 2013 car for the official tyre supplier at a December test in Bahrain. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 02

Lauda tips Brawn to return in new F1 role

Ross Brawn is going “fishing”, but he may return to formula one after a break.

Niki Lauda - Ross Brawn - photo Mercedes AMGThat is the claim of Niki Lauda, who as Mercedes’ team chairman tried to stop 58-year-old Briton Brawn from deciding to leave the German squad altogether. Read the rest of this entry »

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