F1: Management Announcement
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Heineken® will be the exclusive Global Beer Partner of Formula 1®
HEINEKEN and Formula One Management (FOM) have reached an agreement for Heineken® to become a Global Partner of Formula 1® (F1®). This significant partnership will start this year at the newly renamed FORMULA 1 GRAN PREMIO HEINEKEN D’ITALIA 2016, in Monza, and run for a multi-year term.
“If we get sticky tyres, we will have happy drivers, and happy drivers means authentic and honest performance…”
Formula 1 drivers have prepared a proposal that it hopes will prompt Pirelli could produce tyres capable of being driven ‘to the maximum’ rather than follow the high degradation blueprint favoured by FOM.
Mercedes F1 boss Toto Wolff has called into question the FIA’s much discussed plans to introduce an independent ‘customer engine’ from 2017, using the example of series’ to suggest balancing the performance of two different powerplants won’t work.
Toto Wolff says it is unfeasible to expect engine manufacturers to be ‘charitable’ when pricing its power units to customers
Toto Wolff says it is unfeasible to expect engine manufacturers to be ‘charitable’ when pricing its power units to customers, saying it is reasonable to expect teams to contribute to its development costs.
Eric Boullier says he wants to see a greater level of ‘dictatorship’ in Formula 1 in order to establish the sport’s future direction.
McLaren-Honda racing director Eric Boullier has echoed the views of Red Bull counterpart Christian Horner by urging greater ‘dictatorship’ from those in power in an effort to forge a future for Formula 1.
Christian Horner says the Strategy Group’s credibility is on the line if it cannot make progress following a slew of negative publicity