Tag Archive: Brawn GP

Dec 18

Horner expects development race in 2017

Red Bull team boss Christian Horner says it will be a development race in 2017 and that the “relentless pursuit of chasing upgrades will be a key part of the year”.

2016-06-09_0201 Under the changes for next season, aerodynamics will again become more important, although Horner concedes this might not work in their favour and that it is possible to miss things as happened in 2009 when Brawn GP got the jump on the pack with the double diffuser.
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Nov 04

Brawn: No problem working with Ecclestone…

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.

Brawn: No problem working with Ecclestone...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. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 01

Brawn lined up to succeed Ecclestone as F1 chief

Ross Brawn is reportedly ready to succeed F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone and has already signed a new contract with Liberty Media and the FIA

Brawn lined up to succeed Ecclestone as F1 chiefIn an interview with the Daily Telegraphy Brawn recently revealed he would be tempted to a move back to F1 but only in a role at the head of the sport and not part of a team. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 24

Button remains coy on F1 future

Jenson Button refuses to give anything away regarding his future in Formula 1, but declares ‘he’ll be happy next year’

Button remains coy on F1 futureJenson Button says he is not yet in a position to confirm his future plans despite speculation suggesting he was primed to announcement his retirement from the sport. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 26

Barrichello wanted Mercedes reserve role in Singapore

Rubens Barrichello offered his services to F1’s dominant team Mercedes at the recent Singapore grand prix.

Rubens Barrichello - photo Indycar Series Just before Singapore, the championship leading team announced it had signed teenage DTM star Pascal Wehrlein to be the new Mercedes reserve. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 03

Ferrari offers Brawn EUR 5m for F1 return – report

Ferrari has set its million-dollar sights on luring Ross Brawn back to formula one.

2013-02-07 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Jerez - Ross Brawn 02 That is the claim on Thursday of the Milan daily Corriere della Sera, reporting that the 59-year-old has been offered EUR 5 million per season if he comes back to the sport with a prominent role at the famous Italian team. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 11

Barrichello hopes Massa fights for title

Felipe Massa can take his Williams all the way to the 2014 title

2014-03-02_0039 - Williams - Bahrain - Felipe Massa That is the view of Brazilian countryman and F1 veteran Rubens Barrichello, who completed the last of his more than 300 grands prix amid the same Grove based team’s slump in 2011. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 19

Red Bull rivals ‘back in the game’ – Montezemolo

Team boss Stefano Domenicali said the F14-T got off to a solid start at Jerez

2014-01-24 -  Scuderia Ferrari - F14 T (1) After four years of title-winning dominance, Red Bull’s rivals hope to be “back in the game” as the new F1 era kicks off in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 22

Hulkenberg hopes 2014 cars not too slow

Nico Hulkenberg hopes the cars of F1’s all-new era are not too slow.

2013-12-03 - Sahara Force India - Dr Vijay Mallya and Nico Hulkenberg At the end of the long V12 and V10-powered era of normally aspirated power, the sport is switching to ‘greener’ V6 turbo engines from 2014, bolstered by sophisticated energy recovery systems. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 11

Champion Vettel to race number 5 in F1 career

Many of the race numbers had already been divulged by drivers

2013-11-17 - Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel -  (7) F1’s governing body on Friday revealed the race numbers drivers on the 2014 grid have picked for the rest of their grand prix careers. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 02

Lauda tips Brawn to return in new F1 role

Ross Brawn is going “fishing”, but he may return to formula one after a break.

Niki Lauda - Ross Brawn - photo Mercedes AMGThat is the claim of Niki Lauda, who as Mercedes’ team chairman tried to stop 58-year-old Briton Brawn from deciding to leave the German squad altogether. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 01

Mercedes can find ‘better’ boss than Brawn – Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton says Mercedes will thrive even without Ross Brawn.

20131020-0080Although team boss Brawn has not confirmed speculation he is set to hand over to Paddy Lowe, the 2008 world champion said in Abu Dhabi he is confident about next year’s campaign with the Brackley based team “either way”. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 30

Ecclestone tips Brawn to leave Mercedes

“If he stays he will be team principal – nothing else – or he will retire”

2013-10-26 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Ross Brawn 01Niki Lauda has slammed the latest speculation about Ross Brawn’s future, insisting nothing has changed to trigger the reports. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 10

Brawn not joining McLaren in 2014 – Button

Jenson Button on Thursday said Ross Brawn is “for sure” not joining McLaren in 2014.

Ross Brawn - Toto WolffAmid reports Brawn has decided to step down at Mercedes, there has been speculation linking Button’s former Honda boss with McLaren. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 07

Brawn to leave Mercedes – report

Brawn told Niki Lauda of his decision to leave the team in Korea

2013-02-07 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Jerez - Ross Brawn 02Ross Brawn will hand over the reigns as Mercedes team boss to Paddy Lowe at the end of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 12

Brawn denies talks over Ferrari return

“I have never discussed the possibility of a return to Ferrari”

2013-06-08_1134Ross Brawn has dismissed rumours he might return to Ferrari once Paddy Lowe replaces him as team boss at Mercedes. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 25

Red Bull on track for another title – Wolff

Mercedes’ Toto Wolff has all but conceded the 2013 title.

2013-06-09_1159The German squad is currently second only to Red Bull in the constructors’ championship, while the highest-ranked silver clad driver is Lewis Hamilton, in fourth. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 16

‘Too many cooks’ working for Mercedes – Lowe

“Actually it’s perfect,” he had said, “as every one of us has an unique task.”

2011-07-09 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Britain - Paddy Lowe 01Paddy Lowe insists he is not worried Mercedes will spoil its technical progress by having ‘too many cooks’ in the design office. Read the rest of this entry »

May 16

McLaren-Honda: reuniting one of the greatest partnerships in Formula 1 history

McLaren confirms Honda’s 2015 F1 return

MP4-4 Powered by HondaMcLaren is delighted to confirm that it will form a new multi-year Formula 1 technology partnership with Honda. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 29

Wolff hints Brackley staff members could go

Wolff denied that he is preparing to take a “terminator method”

2013-02-07 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Jerez - Toto Wolff 01Toto Wolff has warned that the staff at Mercedes’ Brackley headquarters are under pressure to keep their jobs. Read the rest of this entry »

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