Mercedes avoided a serious penalty on Friday as Ross Brawn once again emerged as the biggest winner in an encounter with the hand of FIA justice.
Mercedes team principal Ross Brawn denied Mercedes’ punishment for conducting a three-day test ahead of the Monaco Grand Prix was lenient.
“The targets are starting to bite into three or four teams.”
Michael Schumacher expects Mercedes to perform better in Sepang than they did in Melbourne.
Ross Brawn says Mercedes’ preparations for 2011 have “gone as well as we could have wanted”.
Ross Brawn says Mercedes aim to improve their pace by one second per lap in Barcelona.
Ross Brawn believes a mis-application of the safety car rules cost Michael Schumacher a better finish in the European Grand Prix. Schumacher had to wait at the pit lane exit after taking his pit stop during the safety car period. Brawn said: As the leaders had not been picked up, Michael was waved through and … Continue reading Brawn criticises safety car rules
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
There’s no shortage of books on the new world champions – as well as the official Jenson Button book we have this offering from Christopher Hilton plus another from Alan Henry (not yet reviewed). This book (and the others) hit the shelves around the same time Brawn announced it was turning into Mercedes and Button … Continue reading “The Brawn Story” (Book review)
The remarkable story of Brawn has generated many column inches since the team won both championships on Sunday. But the flip side to the story is whether Honda’s decision to sell the team ten months ago must now be considered one of F1’s greatest blunders.