Bernie Ecclestone has admitted F1 could fill up a depleted grid next year with three-car top teams.
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Mercedes has offered Paddy Lowe a million euros per year to switch from McLaren, the major German newspaper Bild claims.
None other than Mercedes team boss Ross Brawn on Thursday confirmed that talks with McLaren’s technical director have taken place, although Brawn strongly denied that he is being lined up to oust him.
Kimi Raikkonen didn’t make his formula one comeback with Williams because Lotus were offering him a more competitive car.
That is the claim of Adam Parr, the former Williams chairman who now admits to trying to secure the services of the 2007 world champion at the end of 2011. Ultimately, the Williams talks collapsed and former McLaren and Ferrari driver Raikkonen, now 33, return to F1 after a two-year rallying hiatus last year with Lotus.
“There’s a strong case that an unequal division of power and money to a subset of teams is unlawful”
The way Bernie Ecclestone agreed better deals for top teams like Ferrari and Red Bull could be “unlawful”, former Williams chairman Adam Parr said on Tuesday. Having resigned in March, the Briton has now all but confirmed rumours he was pushed out of formula one by its F1 chief executive Ecclestone.
Wolff to assist team boss Frank Williams
Today it has been announced that Toto Wolff will become an Executive Director of Williams Grand Prix Holdings PLC with immediate effect, stepping up his role within the company from that of Non-Executive Director. In his new role Toto will assist and support Sir Frank Williams in his continuing position as Team Principal.
Despite not collecting a single point in Melbourne, the Williams team will travel from Australia to Malaysia in upbeat mood.
The famous British outfit’s slide from its race and title-winning days hit rock bottom in 2011, scoring just five points all season and only finishing ahead of the three struggling new teams in the constructors’ championship.
Williams will not rush into signing a new title sponsor, chairman Adam Parr insists.
The famous British team performed woefully in 2011 and lost its naming backer ATT, yet recently revealed improved turnover and profits. And Parr told Reuters the Grove based team has more than $45 million in the bank.