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Reigning champion Red Bull’s 2013 car might not be ready for the first pre-season test in early February.
We have already reported designer Adrian Newey’s admission that late development work to ensure the 2012 title somewhat delayed progress of the RB8’s successor. He said in an official Red Bull film that 2012 was “one of the toughest seasons I’ve been through”.
McLaren will allow Lewis Hamilton to speak to engineers at his new team Mercedes even before his 2012 contract expires.
It is believed Hamilton’s deal with McLaren actually runs until December 31. But British newspapers including the Sun and Express say the 27-year-old will actually talk with Mercedes engineers before the new year begins.
Meanwhile, it has emerged that Lewis Hamilton’s latest pastime is recording music in a $2,400 per day London studio
Reigning back-to-back world champion and 2012 points leader Sebastian Vettel has admitted that F1 backmarker Timo Glock always beats him — in a game of chess. Switzerland’s Blick newspaper reports that Red Bull driver Vettel only discovered his love of the famous board game in the past few weeks.