Brawn: Schumacher back where he left off

Posted on

| Written by

Ross Brawn says working with Michael Schumacher at Mercedes feels just the same as it did when the two were at Ferrari together. Speaking at the Circuit de Catalunya today he said: Obviously [Schumacher] stopped because he was a little bit tired of Formula 1. That’s gone now and he’s very passionate about racing again. … Continue reading Brawn: Schumacher back where he left off

Ferrari, McLaren and Mercedes closely matched in race distance simulations

Posted on

| Written by

Tomorrow is the final day of F1 testing before the first race of 2010 and the question everyone wants to know the answer to is this: Who’s got the fastest car? Ferrari have been rumoured to be the favourites for some time but the race distance simulation run in largely dry conditions at the Circuit … Continue reading Ferrari, McLaren and Mercedes closely matched in race distance simulations

Schumacher in Mercedes SLS ad (video)

Posted on

| Written by

There must’ve been some joyous whooping in Mercedes’ marketing department when they found out the team was poaching Ferrari’s former star driver for 2010. Pictures and video fromMercedes’ livery launch Moments before the team revealed the colours of their 2010 F1 car they ran this new television ad starring Michael Schumacher. In a cheeky nod … Continue reading Schumacher in Mercedes SLS ad (video)

Gene: “Schumacher almost rejoined Ferrari”

Posted on

| Written by

Michael Schumacher would have made an F1 comeback for Ferrari instead of Mercedes, reckons test driver Marc Gene. Writing on his blog for Spanish newspaper El Mundo Gene claims Schumacher would have been the third driver at Ferrari in 2010 had the regulations allowed him him to race. That would have meant Schumacher teaming up … Continue reading Gene: “Schumacher almost rejoined Ferrari”

Short odds on Schumacher for 2010 F1 title

Posted on

| Written by

Michael Schumacher only announced his F1 comeback a few minutes ago but already bookmakers are giving him short odds to win the championship next year. Paddy Power and Bet365 already have him at 5/1 to win the championship – much shorter odds than team mate Nico Rosberg, who’s at 10/1. William Hill have Schumacher at … Continue reading Short odds on Schumacher for 2010 F1 title

Schumacher-Mercedes deal “imminent”

Posted on

| Written by

Michael Schumacher’sF1 career in pictures Update: Official: Schumacher to make F1 return Michael Schumacher could be about to confirm an astonishing return to F1 in 2010. The BBC claims details of his comeback for Mercedes alongside Nico Rosberg will shortly be made official, although his official spokesperson Sabine Kehm is not confirming them at the … Continue reading Schumacher-Mercedes deal “imminent”

Luca di Montezemolo expects Michael Schumacher to join Mercedes

Posted on

| Written by

Ferrari boss Luca di Montezemolo has given the strongest indication yet that Michael Schumacher may make a return to F1 with Mercedes next year. He said: It seems he has a twin brother, identical in every way, who seems to have it in his head to go and race in Formula 1 with Mercedes. I … Continue reading Luca di Montezemolo expects Michael Schumacher to join Mercedes

Mercedes lose ??81m Henkel deal

Posted on

| Written by

The new Mercedes Grand Prix team has suffered an early setback with the potential loss of a sponsorship deal worth ??81m (??90m / $130m). German financial newspaper Handelsblatt reports Brawn signed a three-year contract with Henkel in July. But Henkel now claims its head of sponsorship activities did not have the authority to approve the … Continue reading Mercedes lose ??81m Henkel deal

Mercedes or McLaren? Button’s decision

Posted on

| Written by

Depending on who you believe, Jenson Button may already have signed for McLaren. But many people thought the same about Kimi Raikkonen a few weeks ago. And it’s hard to believe Button would voluntarily leave the team that made him champion after sticking by them for so long. Which team will he pick for 2010?

McLaren-Mercedes ‘have 25bhp more’

Posted on

| Written by

McLaren weren’t quite on Ferrari’s pace early in the season but now they’ve won three races in a row. Part of their improvement is probably down to the improvements we discussed after the German Grand Prix. But new rumours suggest McLaren’s Mercedes engine produces 25 horsepower more than any other F1 car. I was a … Continue reading McLaren-Mercedes ‘have 25bhp more’

Skip to toolbar