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”
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
Michael Schumacher’s surprise return to F1 raises a lot of questions. But the most telling one is this: why would the world’s most successful F1 driver risk his mammoth achievements on a comeback to a sport that has changed much in the three years since he left?
Michael Schumacher will return to F1 for Mercedes Grand Prix in 2010. It will be four years since Schumacher last raced in Formula 1 for Ferrari.
Former BMW and Sauber sponsor Petronas will switch its backing to Mercedes next year. The team’s official title will be the Mercedes GP Petronas Formula One Team.
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
The new Mercedes Grand Prix team has suffered an early setback with the potential loss of a sponsorship deal worth ?é?ú81m (?óÔÇÜ?¼90m / $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 ?é?ú81m Henkel deal
It seemed little more than a formality but the F1 Commission has approved the new Mercedes Grand Prix team’s request to change its name from Brawn. The FIA statement reads: The team will continue to receive payments based on its historical performance. This has been granted on a one-off exceptional basis due to Mercedes-Benz?óÔé¼Ôäós long-term … Continue reading Brawn-Mercedes name change confirmed
One year ago today, Honda announced it was putting its F1 team up for sale. In the 12 months since then their successors, Brawn, stunned us by not only surviving but by dominating the first half of the season and ultimately bringing home both world titles. It may have been called a ‘fairytale’ but there … Continue reading Brawn GP: One incredible year (Video)
The official 2010 F1 teams list published today by the FIA has confirmed long-standing rumours the new Manor entry will be branded by former Brawn sponsors Virgin. The FIA has also noted the absence of an entry from Toyota and has not yet substituted it with another team – including new BMW owners Sauber.
Mercedes Grand Prix announced their first driver yesterday and few were su[prised to discover it was Nico Rosberg. Who will end up in the second car run by the championship-winners is a much more interesting question as it’s probably the most coveted vacant seat in F1. Who do you think should get it?
Mercedes has confirmed Nico Rosberg will drive for them in 2010. It’s a massive opportunity for Rosberg, who joins the team which were the championship winners this year as Brawn, despite not yet having won a Grand Prix.
Michael Schumache could be about to make a dream return to F1 with Mercedes’ new team in 2010. But it wouldn’t be the first time he’s driven for the three-pointed star.
Mercedes has announced it is taking over Brawn GP and rebranding it Mercedes Grand Prix for 2010.