Rubens Barrichello offered his services to F1’s dominant team Mercedes at the recent Singapore grand prix.
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Toto Wolff thinks Sunday’s Singapore grand prix proved F1 needs to rethink its new clampdown on radio communications.
Ultimately, a last-minute compromise meant only driver ‘coaching’ was banned in Singapore and for the rest of the season. But the governing FIA is still planning to outlaw all ‘performance’-related messages from the start of 2015, including any radio call that helps the driver to manage the technical systems aboard his car.
Red Bull has denied claims it sent illegal coded radio messages to Daniel Ricciardo during the Singapore grand prix.
After the FIA’s new communications clampdown took effect last weekend, McLaren pointed the finger at its rivals for disguising driver-performance related radio calls to Ricciardo as legal technical messages.
Even in the midst of Fernando Alonso’s anger and warnings, rumours about his future just will not go away.
Mercedes unleash power on dying laps of qualifying session
Lewis Hamilton is on pole position for the Singapore Grand Prix after qualifying ahead of teammate Nico Rosberg by just seven thousands of a second. This is Hamilton’s third career pole position in Singapore, a pole position won on the final lap of qualifying as the clock ran out.
Kamui Kobayashi will stay at the wheel of his green Caterham for this weekend’s Singapore grand prix.
After Andre Lotterer took his place at Spa as the team’s new management seeks sponsored drivers, media reports had suggested Roberto Merhi, Andrea Caldarelli and Roman Rusinov were now next in line for Kobayashi’s cockpit.
“I would have preferred if he had admitted his mistake, because mistakes can happen to everybody.”
Michael Schumacher should have immediately admitted his mistake after crashing Jean-Eric Vergne out of the recent Singapore grand prix. That is the view of F1 legend Niki Lauda, commenting on the incident that has cost the seven time world champion ten places on the Suzuka grid and a fresh wave of critical press.