F1’s grid may have shrunk to just 18 cars by the time of the US grand prix next weekend.
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Yet another week in F1 history is passing by with little more known about the future of arguably the sport’s biggest name.
Michael Schumacher’s former manager doubts Sebastian Vettel can emulate the F1 legend’s success at rebuilding a beleaguered Ferrari team.
Willi Weber, also known as the lucrative ‘Mr 20 per cent’ after brokering Schumacher’s mammoth Ferrari contracts, is worried quadruple world champion Vettel’s personality might not be as suited to the task.
Ron Dennis’ future in charge of the McLaren team is once again in doubt, the German publication Auto Bild reports.
“The motives of McLaren and Ferrari are obvious”
Niki Lauda has played down the effect the removal of the complex ‘Fric’ system will have on F1’s dominant team. The triple world champion is also the F1 chairman at Mercedes, who along with Red Bull are considered the teams most affected by the FIA’s questioning of the legality of systems that mimic active suspension.