Non-Executive Director of Mercedes Niki Lauda two days after the sensational statements of Nico Rosberg about leaving the Formula 1 criticized the decision of the world champion in 2016.
“On the one hand, we can understand that Niko doesn’t want to chase. But in August he signed a new two-year contract and in my opinion, if you sign the agreement, kindly abide by it, ‘ said Lauda in an interview with Die Welt. – What bothers me now is the words of Rosberg that he would remain in the race, if I lost the title.
Turns out, he wanted to become a champion only once. But he...
Head of Mercedes Motorsport Toto Wolff is confident that Nico Rosberg will not change its decision and will not return to Formula 1.
According to the Austrian, Niko thought this through and had time for it, because for the first time he thought about leaving in the event of winning the title after his victory at the Japanese Grand Prix in early October.
Niki Lauda: Rosberg even with no one consulted
“Nico is confident in the decision. As far as I know, the first time he had this thought on Sunday at Suzuka, and finally determined before the beginning of our tour after the end of the...
Today it became officially known that the Grand Prix of France will be included in the season calendar F1 in 2018, the year and will be held at the circuit named Paul Ricard.
The Grand Prix of France may return to the calendar of Formula 1 in 2018
At the end of last week was already discussion about a possible return of France in the calendar of the world championship, after which the F1 commercial rights holder Bernie Ecclestone confirmed that the deal is very likely.
Today in the headquarters of the Automobile club of France announced a new contract, in which the Grand Prix will return to...
The new head of McLaren Technology Group Zac brown is confident that Fernando Alonso will remain in the team and not go to the place of Nico Rosberg in the Mercedes.
Two-time world champion is still considered one of the top racers, so after leaving Rosberg of Mercedes, many began to talk about a possible transfer of Alonso in the camp of the “Silver arrows”, considering not the best form of McLaren, who in two seasons has not earned a single podium.
“Fernando has a contract and he is very pleased with it, said brown in an interview with Sky Sports. – Undoubtedly, he...
Sebastian Vettel has reassured Ferrari fans, saying he was not going to leave the team for Mercedes.
Three days ago the world champion in 2016 Nico Rosberg announced his retirement. This news immediately gave rise to many rumors about who could take the place of Nico in the German team for the season 2017.
Called the name of Sebastian Vettel, but former world champion recalled that he has a current agreement with Ferrari for next year.
“For anybody not a secret that me and Kimi [Raikkonen] there are contracts for next season,” said Sebastian at the event Ferrari World Finals at...
Manor pilot Pascal Wehrlein said he was not going to bother Mercedes in order to occupy a place in the team for next season.
The world champion in 2016 Nico Rosberg announced his retirement in F1. This news immediately gave rise to many rumors as to who will be the new teammate Lewis Hamilton in 2017.
Moreover, many experts agree that Mercedes will bet on his protege of Wehrlein, who spent first full season in F1 in the Manor.
“The team knows that I would love played in its composition, – said Pascal in an interview AUTOSPORT.com. Tests as a part of Mercedes were great.
Non-Executive Director of Mercedes Niki Lauda said that the team is not going to take action against Lewis Hamilton for his actions at the Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi in 2016.
Lewis deliberately reduced the tempo to the lead in the race to push his teammate Nico Rosberg on the pilots Ferrari and Red Bull Racing.
Radio race engineer and then technical Director of Mercedes paddy Lowe asked the British to accelerate, however, he ignored instructions from the command bridge.
However, Rosberg managed to survive in this battle: he took second place in Abu Dhabi to win the championship title. Hamilton...
The head of the Red Bull Racing Christian Horner praised max Verstappen for a great season in 2016.
Max started the year in the Toro Rosso, but before Grand Prix of Spain he took the place of Daniil Kvyat in RBR. The Dutchman managed to win the first race in the Austrian team in Barcelona.
The rest of the season he equally fought with teammate Daniel ricciardo and finished fifth in the overall standings.
“Verstappen impressed us with their work, – quotes Christian Crash.net. He just got in a new machine and immediately won it. Then he was subjected to many podium finishes.
At the annual Autosport Awards ceremony racer Mercedes Lewis Hamilton for the fifth time won the fan voting in the category “British driver of the year”, reports AUTOSPORT.com.
Before Lewis won this award in 2007 and from 2013 to 2015.
In 2016 Hamilton became world Vice-champion, losing to Nico Rosberg in the final standings five points: the year the Englishman won nine wins and 12 started the race from pole position.
After the campaign in the asset Lewis was together 53 wins. The number won the Grand Prix of F1, the Briton is second only to the legendary Michael Schumacher.
Manor pilot Pascal Wehrlein was awarded the “rookie of the year” at the annual ceremony of the prestigious Autosport Awards in London.
After the triumph in the 2015 season in the DTM, Pascal moved to Manor, which gets engines from Mercedes.
In 2016 Wehrlein five times to reach the second qualifying segment, and his best starting position of 12th place at the Grand Prix of Austria. That race was German and brought the Manor by a single point in the season, finishing tenth on the Red bull Ring.
Presented the award the Champions of the WEC as part of Porsche LMP1 Neil Jani and Marc...