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Mercedes technical boss leaves team and is set for Williams

January 11 2017 , 12:00 am

Lowe who led the team to three drivers’ and constructors’ championship doubles in a row from 2014 to 2016, is expected to join Williams. He will be replaced by former Ferrari technical director James Allison, whose deal was signed some months ago, sources say, but is not yet confirmed. Lowe is set to take on […]

Returning Felipe Massa broke Formula E deal to return to F1

January 9 2017 , 12:00 am

Felipe Massa had to break an agreement to race in Formula E this year, according to Spanish sports daily Marca. Although the Brazilian had officially retired from Formula 1, it is believed Williams convinced him to return in 2017 in order to replace Valtteri Bottas. None of the news is official, but Bottas will reportedly […]

Manor Racing enter administration

January 8 2017 , 12:00 am

Staff were informed of the development on Friday by chief executive officer Thomas Mayer. Administrators FRP said there was “a very limited window of opportunity” to save the team before the start of the 2017 season in Australia on 26 March. FRP said it was “assessing options” and that the process affected Manor’s operating company […]

No Mercedes replacement for retired world champion until 2017

December 23 2016 , 12:00 am

The German announced his retirement last month – five days after winning his first world title and despite signing a new two-year deal in July. Mercedes have the problem of finding a team-mate for Lewis Hamilton when all leading drivers are signed elsewhere. They want to sign Williams’ Valtteri Bottas but have so far not […]

World champion quits Formula 1 five days after title win

December 5 2016 , 12:00 am

World champion Nico Rosberg has announced he has retired from Formula 1 with immediate effect. The 31-year-old German won his first world title on Sunday, beating Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton by finishing second in the final race in Abu Dhabi. “I have climbed my mountain, I am on the peak, so this feels right,” Rosberg […]

Nico Rosberg officially crowned Formula 1 world champion for 2016

December 5 2016 , 12:00 am

Rosberg receives Drivers’ Championship trophy at FIA Gala; Retiring driver confirms he would have continued into 2017 if he had lost title Nico Rosberg was officially crowned 2016 F1 world champion at the FIA’s prizegiving gala, just hours after announcing his shock retirement from the sport. Under F1’s rules, a driver does not formally become […]

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