Ross Brawn says one of his frustrations with Formula One is that the sport is too reactive and does not have any long term plans
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Ross Brawn says he’d be happy to work alongside Bernie Ecclestone in a head role in F1 but concedes it is unlikely to happen in the next few years.
The former Benetton, Ferrari and Brawn GP team principal has recently denied reports linking him to taking over from Ecclestone as F1 chief but has continued to voice an interest in returning to the sport but not in a role within a team.
The Manor F1 Team is pleased to announce the appointment of Nikolas Tombazis to the role of Chief Aerodynamicist
Nikolas needs no introduction, having enjoyed a long and accomplished career in Formula 1. His first Aerodynamicist role was with Benetton Formula in 1992, progressing to Chief Aerodynamicist the following year, a position he went on to hold with both Scuderia Ferrari and McLaren.
One of the most respected and successful figures in the paddock, Alex Wurz, has today announced his retirement from the driving seat
His last race will be the final round of the 2015 FIA World Endurance Championship, the 6 Hours of Bahrain on Saturday 21 November. The Toyota Racing driver, 41, is a two time winner of the 24 Hours of Le Mans and, along with a long-standing and highly successful involvement in endurance racing, has an impressive 12-year F1 pedigree which includes teams such as Williams, McLaren and Benetton.
Sebastian Vettel will make a brief appearance during qualifying on Saturday ahead of the US grand prix in Austin.
Max Verstappen’s father has played down reports his son will make his formula one debut as a seventeen-year-old next March.
Ferrari is paying a dear price for its geographical location, according to Flavio Briatore.
Last month, former Benetton and Renault chief Briatore said the fabled Maranello team should consider relocating to the UK. “In my opinion, Ferrari must have a base in the UK, where all of the technology of formula one is concentrated,” he said.