“It will be announced later this week on the edge of the Monaco grand prix”
Lewis Hamilton has admitted he decided to leave McLaren at the end of last year because “something didn’t feel right”.
The 2008 world champion had been groomed by the Woking based team for F1 stardom from his McLaren-sponsored days in karting, but 2012 was his sixth consecutive season on the grid with the same outfit.
Nico Rosberg insists he is not worried about being beaten by his new teammate Lewis Hamilton.
Germany’s Sport Bild told the 27-year-old that although he beat the great Michael Schumacher at Mercedes over the past three years, many perceive it as more to do with the seven time world champion’s decline.
Adrian Sutil’s manager has denied reports on Wednesday that the 30-year-old has definitely secured his return to formula one.
The German magazine Sport Bild said Sutil, the long-time Force India driver who sat out 2012 in the wake of the Eric Lux assault affair, has beaten hot contender Jules Bianchi to become Paul di Resta’s new teammate.
Ross Brawn on Monday confirmed reports Michael Schumacher is staying in the Mercedes “family” after his retirement from racing.
Germany’s Sport Bild reported that the 44-year-old F1 legend has been signed on in an ambassadorial role by the German marque’s parent Daimler. “He will still be part of the family,” confirmed team boss and friend Brawn at Jerez on Monday, “but in a different capacity.”
Former Marussia driver Timo Glock has agreed a three-year contract to race in Germany’s DTM touring car series with BMW.
That is the claim of Sport Bild, reporting that the deal will be announced officially on Friday. Shortly after Marussia announced it is replacing the 30-year-old with an as-yet undecided pay-driver, Glock headed to Valencia where he tested BMW’s M3 DTM car.
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