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Mercedes no longer has McLaren stake

Jan.6 (GMM) Mercedes-Benz parent Daimler no longer owns a share of the McLaren team, according to media reports. McLaren, still powered by the marque's Brixworth-built engines, began its association with Merce... Read More...
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Valencia seeking lower F1 race fee

Jan.6 (GMM) The government of Valencia will ask Formula 1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone to amend the current contract for the port city's street European grand prix. "Major events are no longer possible in... Read More...
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Hamilton envies Button's technical team

Jan.6 (GMM) A key to Jenson Button's success last season was his smart relationship with technical members of the McLaren team. That is the claim of Button's teammate Lewis Hamilton, who was uncharacteristic... Read More...
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Buemi also Toro Rosso reserve in 2012

Jan.6 (GMM) After recently losing his Toro Rosso race seat Sebastien Buemi has been given a lifeline by being made, not only, the Red Bull official reserve driver but also the Toro Rosso's reserve driver in t... Read More...
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Raikkonen keeps cool amid F1 gossip

Jan.6 (GMM) Kimi Raikkonen insists the "noise" surrounding his return to Formula 1 does not bother him as he continues to grab headlines since announcing his comeback. On the one hand, the 2007 world champio... Read More...
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Top teams have signed new Concorde

Jan.5 (GMM) More media reports have emerged claiming that Ferrari and Red Bull, and probably also Sauber, have already inked separate new Concorde Agreements with Formula 1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone. T... Read More...
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Unrest continues to plague Bahrain

Jan.5 (GMM) More civil unrest in Bahrain this past weekend will intensify speculation the island Kingdom's return to the Formula 1 calendar early this year will be called off again. Last year's pre-season te... Read More...
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Montezemolo hints at Massa replacement

Jan.4 (GMM) Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo has defended Felipe Massa whilst conceding that a number of drivers at rival teams impressed him during the course of  2011. Montezemolo is honouring Brazili... Read More...
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Ferrari head hunts directly from McLaren

Jan.4 (GMM) Ferrari technical guru Pat Fry has persuaded a swathe of engineers to follow his move from McLaren to Ferrari. After a long and fruitful McLaren career, Briton Fry switched to Ferrari last year a... Read More...