Mercedes is braced for the next McLaren-Honda era

Mercedes is braced for the next McLaren-Honda era
Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has added fuel to speculation McLaren could be preparing for Honda power in 2015. It is now strongly rumoured that, as per the British team’s contract with Mercedes, McLaren will use German engines next year for the start of the new V6 era. Then, the switch will be made to works […]

Button could struggle to continue winning trend

Button could struggle to continue winning trend
Jenson Button is leaving nothing to chance, when he won the Australian grand prix in 2009, 2010 and 2012, he stayed in the very same Melbourne hotel room. The Briton has done the same for this weekend. And that’s not all. “Yesterday I rode the same bike that I’ve ridden down here for the past […]

Di Resta has personality make-over for 2013

Paul di Resta
According to reports, a new Paul di Resta has walked through the 2013 Formula 1paddock turnstile. Writing in London’s Evening Standard, journalist Matt Majendie calls it an obvious “personality make-over”, after Jenson Button’s manager Richard Goddard took over the handling of his career. “(Goddard has) clearly had a word with the Force India driver”, Majendie

Petrov’s manager Kosachenko joins Caterham

Petrov's manager Kosachenko joins Caterham
The Russian driver is no longer on the grid, but Vitaly Petrov’s manager Oksana Kosachenko has re-emerged in a new role for 2013 at Caterham. A press release issued by Manuscript Agency said the green-clad team “has confirmed” that Kosachenko has joined as commercial director. She will be in charge of “the acquisition of new […]

British GP tickets 3rd most expensive in 2013 F1 calendar

Cheapest race day ticket for upcoming the Melbourne Grand Prix costs  £66 (INR 5346) compared to £145 (INR 11745) for the Silverstone circuit. Interestingly, the final day of the first Ashes Test ticket costs just £20 (INR 1620).

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Australian Grand Prix: Drivers press conference full transcript

Australian Grand Prix: Drivers press conference full transcript
Full transcript from the drivers FIA press conference ahead of the Australian Grand Prix – Round 1 of the 2013 Formula 1 world championship – at Albert Park in Melbourne, featuring Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes), Mark Webber (Red Bull Racing), Daniel Ricciardo (Toro Rosso), Fernando Alonso (Ferrari), Kimi Raikkonen (Lotus), Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull Racing). Q: […]

F1 2013: Vettel, Alonso to take opposing approaches

Red Bull’s Vettel enters this season with three straight world championships under his belt and is aiming for a fourth, while Ferrari’s Alonso has gone into the final race with a chance of snatching the drivers’ title twice.

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Button: The freedom you have in this team is phenomenal

Jenson Button
Jenson Button has hit out at former team mate Lewis Hamilton’s description of McLaren as a team where he felt suffocated, with the 2009 world champion admitting the drivers work hard but describing the freedom they enjoy as “phenomenal”. Button has remained at the Woking-based team for the new season, which starts with Sunday’s Australian […]

Marussia confirm Gonzalez as reserve driver

Gonzalez
We are pleased to announce that we have signed Rodolfo Gonzalez as our Reserve Driver for the 2013 season. He joins the Team with effect from this weekend’s season-opening Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne. The 26 year old Venezuelan, who has competed in the GP2 Series and GP2 Asia Series for the past three seasons, […]