Ross Brawn “definitely retiring” from Formula 1

Ross Brawn won’t be joining McLaren this year, instead he will be “definitely retiring”, leaving the sport to enjoy a spot of fishing. The 59-year-old who has overseen a combined total of 16 world championships with Renault, Ferrari and Brawn GP team was tipped to join McLaren to work alongside Ron Dennis who has returned […]

Big Ron back on deck at McLaren

There’s been big changes at McLaren with expectations the bloodletting has only just begun. First, Ron Dennis returns to the role of McLaren Group CEO, a position he left in 2012. In doing so he has displaced Martin Whitmarsh, the man who replaced him. Dennis comes with a promise to “undertake a thorough and objective […]

Mercedes AMG and Ross Brawn to part ways

One the most top-heavy teams in the F1 Paddock, Mercedes AMG, will be shedding some top weight management expertise with the long awaited confirmation that Team Principal, Ross Brawn, will be leaving at the end of the year. Brawn’s role will be shared by Toto Wolff (Executive Director, Business) and Paddy Lowe (Executive Director, Technical). […]

Michael Schumacher returns to F1 at Valencia

Michael Schumacher is back! His eagerly anticipated return to Formula One with MercedesGP took its first step overnight with the season’s first test session, held at Valenicia. Speaking at the end of the day Schumacher, who set the third fastest time, said “It was a perfect rollout for the new car today. I felt totally […]

Brawn set to go around the Benz

As the day passes the news gets bigger for BrawnGP. While nothing in F1 is ever certain, the Button to McLaren move looks to be gathering momentum. With Rubens Barichello’s step to Williams already confirmed, BrawnGP will need a new pairing to defend their constructor’s title. That title defence looks set for a massive boost, […]

Ross Brawn buys Honda Racing F1 Team

The newest team in Formula One will be called Brawn GP. As expected, Ross Brawn has taken over the Honda Racing F1 Team, which announced its withdrawal from Formula One last December. Official statements from both Honda and Brawn GP confirming today’s news can be read after the jump. The announcement from Brawn GP also […]

Honda F1 team saved by Slim’s picking?

The dreams of the Honda F1 team appear to have come true with news Mexican telecommunications billionaire Carlos Slim Helú (inset pic) has bought the team, according to a report in Italian newspaper La Stampa. Slim is reported to be the world’s second richest man and has proven experience in motorsport with his Telmex company […]