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Nico Rosberg ‘up for a battle’ with Lewis Hamilton in Abu Dhabi

Nico Rosberg ‘up for a battle’ with Lewis Hamilton in Abu Dhabi

Nico Rosberg says he is «up for a battle» with team-mate Lewis Hamilton and Ferrari in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Hamilton and Rosberg’s relationship appeared to become more strained by contact between the two at the start of the United States Grand Prix — where Hamilton won the title — with Rosberg claiming his team-mate had been «extremely aggressive». …

by vlad on Ноябрь 24th, 2015 Комментарии к записи Nico Rosberg ‘up for a battle’ with Lewis Hamilton in Abu Dhabi отключены

Jenson Button braced for tough winter as McLaren try to close gap

Jenson Button braced for tough winter as McLaren try to close gap

Jenson Button fears a long, difficult winter is in store for McLaren-Honda as it seeks to make the gains needed to return it towards the front of the Formula 1 grid again. Team-mate Fernando Alonso has already suggested it is a realistic target for the team to find the 2.5 seconds per lap he feels is required to become winners …

by vlad on Ноябрь 24th, 2015 Комментарии к записи Jenson Button braced for tough winter as McLaren try to close gap отключены

Lowdon: I’ve done the right thing

Lowdon: I’ve done the right thing

Graeme Lowdon is adamant he has no regrets about opting to resign from Manor after six years with the Formula 1 team. Sporting director Lowdon and team principal Booth, who in tandem built up the organisation after it was given an F1 entry in 2009, are to leave come the end of next weekend’s final race of this season in …

by vlad on Ноябрь 24th, 2015 Комментарии к записи Lowdon: I’ve done the right thing отключены

Race of Champions: Sebastian Vettel crowned ‘Champion of Champions’

Race of Champions: Sebastian Vettel crowned ‘Champion of Champions’

Sebastian Vettel has been crowned the Champions of Champions at the Race of Champions in London. The Ferrari driver beat Petter Solberg in the first round before winning against Team Germany team-mate Nico Hulkenberg in the quarter-final. He then got the better of David Coulthard over three legs in the semi-final before taking the title with a 2-0 victory over …

by vlad on Ноябрь 22nd, 2015 Комментарии к записи Race of Champions: Sebastian Vettel crowned ‘Champion of Champions’ отключены

Verstappen gets Hamilton passing angst

Verstappen gets Hamilton passing angst

Max Verstappen says he understands Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton‘s struggles to overtake in the Brazilian Grand Prix despite making several passing moves of his own. Hamilton complained that he could not get close enough to Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg around the Interlagos circuit to get past, despite believing he had the pace to win. GARY ANDERSON: Bored F1 …

by vlad on Ноябрь 21st, 2015 Комментарии к записи Verstappen gets Hamilton passing angst отключены

Rivals’ ‘fear’ may mean F1 exit – Adrian Newey : Red Bull

Rivals’ ‘fear’ may mean F1 exit – Adrian Newey : Red Bull

Red Bull could quit Formula 1 because rival manufacturers are too fearful of supplying them with engines, according to their chief technical officer. Relations with current supplier Renault have broken down and Red Bull have been unable to find a new partner. «We’re possibly going to be forced out of Formula One — Mercedes and Ferrari have refused to supply …

by vlad on Октябрь 13th, 2015 Комментарии к записи Rivals’ ‘fear’ may mean F1 exit – Adrian Newey : Red Bull отключены

Manor gain Mercedes engine boost for 2016 F1 season

Manor gain Mercedes engine boost for 2016 F1 season

The struggling Manor team have received a huge boost by securing Mercedes engines for next season. Manor have been at the back of the grid since making their debut as Virgin Racing in 2010. But the new deal, for Formula 1’s best engine, is likely to signal a major upturn in form. Manor have also agreed a technical partnership with …

by vlad on Октябрь 1st, 2015 Комментарии к записи Manor gain Mercedes engine boost for 2016 F1 season отключены

Jenson Button stays at McLaren for 2016 season

Jenson Button stays at McLaren for 2016 season

The 2009 world champion had been considering his future but the 35-year-old said McLaren’s determination to improve following a difficult year was decisive in his decision to race on. McLaren chairman Ron Dennis said an option to end his contract «became an irrelevance» once he was sure Button was «as committed and focused as ever». There was no mention in …

by vlad on Октябрь 1st, 2015 Комментарии к записи Jenson Button stays at McLaren for 2016 season отключены

Lotus driver poised for move to Haas team : Romain Grosjean

Lotus driver poised for move to Haas team : Romain Grosjean

Sources close to the Franco-Swiss say Grosjean has already made his mind up to switch despite the expected impending takeover of Lotus by Renault. His switch would leave a vacancy at Lotus/Renault alongside Pastor Maldonado, whose new deal was announced on Sunday. Contenders for the seat include ex-Toro Rosso driver Jean-Eric Vergne. And McLaren reserve Kevin Magnussen is also in the running. Magnussen, …

by vlad on Сентябрь 21st, 2015 Комментарии к записи Lotus driver poised for move to Haas team : Romain Grosjean отключены

Vettel beats Ricciardo in drama-filled Singapore race

Vettel beats Ricciardo in drama-filled Singapore race

Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel has taken his third victory of the season — and his fourth in Singapore — after controlling an incident-packed race at Marina Bay on Sunday. In a Grand Prix punctuated by two safety-car periods, Vettel beat Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo by 1.4s, with Ferrari team mate Kimi Raikkonen taking third. Championship leader Lewis Hamilton retired for the …

by vlad on Сентябрь 20th, 2015 Комментарии к записи Vettel beats Ricciardo in drama-filled Singapore race отключены