Rubens Barrichello offered his services to F1’s dominant team Mercedes at the recent Singapore grand prix.
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Ferrari has set its million-dollar sights on luring Ross Brawn back to formula one.
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.
Nick Fry, Mercedes’ chief executive, was present on Monday for the launch of the team’s 2013 car.
But with the new guard refusing to outright deny speculation McLaren’s Paddy Lowe could be making a switch for 2014, a dark cloud hangs above Briton Fry’s head. “He has long been a key member of the team,” insisted team boss Ross Brawn, whose own future has been up for discussion in recent times.
Ferrari is expecting another closely-fought world championship contest in 2013.
Last year, no fewer than six separate teams won grands prix – a rarity in formula one – and for 2013 the regulations are not changing significantly. “The stability of the regulations is always a condition that favours greater similarity in the performance of the competitors,” team boss Stefano Domenicali is quoted by Brazil’s O Estado de S.Paulo newspaper.
More publications and sources are reporting rumours Mercedes could be looking to reshape its commitment to formula one.
Mercedes’ 2012 car is good enough to be the basis of next year’s silver challenger, team boss Ross Brawn has revealed.
Mercedes may have withheld its signature from the new 2013 Concorde Agreement because of a disagreement about bonus money.
That is the claim of Germany’s authoritative Auto Motor und Sport, hot on the heels of Bernie Ecclestone’s news on Saturday that the “majority” of teams – including grandees Ferrari, Red Bull and McLaren – have now agreed terms.