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Oct 07

Red Bull denies departing Vettel now ‘number 2’

Sebastian Vettel will not be marginalised by Red Bull despite shocking the team with his sudden departure news last week in Japan.

2014-07-19 - 99038 - Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel That is the claim of team chief Dr Helmut Marko, who is already fending off claims the Ferrari-bound German received second-rate treatment during the Suzuka race. Read the rest of this entry »


Mar 11

Red Bull boss Christian Horner is predicting an all-Mercedes silver duel for the 2014 title.

Horner tips Mercedes driver for 2014 title

2014-03-01 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Bahrain - Sebastian Vettel - Christian Horner “Lewis (Hamilton) and Nico (Rosberg) — who else is there?” he is quoted by the Times after a disastrous winter for reigning quadruple world champions Red Bull. Read the rest of this entry »


Jul 17

Mansell thinks Schumacher could stay in 2013

Nigel Mansell, who was still a grand prix winner at 41, thinks Michael Schumacher could keep racing beyond his 44th birthday.

2012-06-10_1346Nigel Mansell 001-2010Whether the seven time world champion signs a new contract with Mercedes is regarded as probably the key to the 2013 driver market. 1992 world champion Mansell said of the great German: “He seems to still be having fun driving, he’s been on pole, he was third in Valencia — he still has the speed.

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May 21

F1 teams slow development in topsy-turvy 2012

Analysis – is topsy-turvy 2012 good for F1?

Flagworld - F12012-05-13 - Spanish Grand Prix 5 0101As F1’s topsy-turvy 2012 season continues, it may be the driver with the simplest and least-developed car that prevails. That is the claim of the German magazine Auto Motor und Sport.

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May 16

Vettel defends Schumacher after Senna crash

Sebastian Vettel has defended his former mentor Michael Schumacher.

2012-05-11 - Spanish Grand Prix 4492012-03-18 - Australian Grand Prix 2012 Sunday #3 309The seven time world champion has been roundly criticised since last Sunday’s Spanish grand prix, after crashing into Williams’ Bruno Senna at the end of the Barcelona straight. Read the rest of this entry »


Apr 24

F1 assesses fallout after damaging Bahrain saga

With the F1 world now returned from Bahrain, the sport is assessing the fallout of one of the most controversial grands prix in history.

Bahrain International CircuitThe drivers were conspicuously quiet over the saga in the island Kingdom, but – with no contract tying him down – former Force India driver Adrian Sutil admitted he was glad he was not there. Read the rest of this entry »


Feb 08

Webber sees ‘many years’ ahead on F1 grid

Two young chargers are waiting in the wings, but Mark Webber insists he intends to extend his formula one career beyond 2012.

2012-02-07 - Red Bull - RB8 Mark Webber (6) 2012-02-07 - Red Bull - RB8 Mark Webber (5)Among the top names at Red Bull, however, the Australian veteran is the odd one out, with only a one-year contract in his pocket. At the same time, the energy drink company has appointed two young rookies – Daniel Ricciardo and Jean-Eric Vergne – to its junior team Toro Rosso.

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Nov 07

Coulthard tells Webber to try ‘new approach’

“Mark was just about to win the world championship” – Coulthard

2011-10-10 - Red Bull Racing - Christian Horner - Adrian Newey - Sebastian Vettel - David Coulthard2011-10-29 - Red Bull Racing - India - Mark Webber (4)It is possible last year’s defeat to teammate Sebastian Vettel damaged Mark Webber psychologically, according to the Australian driver’s former Red Bull teammate David Coulthard.

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Jul 27

Heidfeld in talks for 2011 race cockpit return

Nick Heidfeld remains committed to returning to the formula one grid in 2011

After holding out for a competitive seat with an established team in the wake of BMW’s withdrawal at the end of last season, the veteran of 167 grands prix found himself without a drive at all. German Heidfeld, 33, has therefore attended the grands prix this year as Mercedes’ reserve driver, but on Tuesday he revealed that he does not think he will graduate to a race seat with the Brackley based team in 2011. Read the rest of this entry »