Peace at Mercedes … for now!

Team statement: “It has been made clear that another such incident will not be tolerated,” the statement added. “But Nico and Lewis are our drivers and we believe in them. They remain free to race” for the world championship, Mercedes said.”Lewis and “Nico understand and accept the team’s number one rule: there must be no

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Webber: “Mercedes no longer a team “

“Now we have a very difficult situation at Mercedes where the drivers are not enjoying a good relationship,” Webber told the Herlad Sun. “It’s going to be interesting, not just for the rest of this year but can they drive together in the future? Is it okay for 2015 for the team to have the

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Button admits F1 retirement possible after 2014

Jenson Button has admitted for the first time that he might be forced to “retire” at the end of 2014. As McLaren and Honda look ahead to their new works partnership beginning next year, it is clear the Woking based team is hoping to sign a truly top driver. Disgruntled Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel

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Jordan says ‘weak’ Mercedes management to blame

Former F1 team owner Eddie Jordan says he blames the “weak” and “inexperienced” Mercedes management for the problems between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg. The pair’s relationship hit a new low in Belgium when Rosberg tagged Hamilton’s rear causing a puncture and later, according to Hamilton, admitted doing it to ‘prove a point’. Jordan says

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Greece ‘keen’ to host F1 race – Ecclestone

Greece could be the next destination for Formula One. According to F1 business journalist Christian Sylt, despite economic austerity measures in the southern European country, a Greek race could be called the ‘Mediterranean Grand Prix’. Writing for CNN, Sylt said Formula One Licensing registered the trademark in May. “The Greeks are keen,” Ecclestone confirmed. “They

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Ferrari want power unit freeze to be lifted

Ferrari are pushing to have the power unit freeze lifted to allow manufacturers to work freely on their engines. The idea was discussed during a meeting of team bosses at the Belgian Grand Prix, with the talks instigated by Ferrari’s Marco Mattiacci. At present, a manufacturer may only develop their engines for reliability purposes following

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FIA not likely to investigate Rosberg crash

Proving a point? What does muddy the waters, however, is what Rosberg might have let slip in Mercedes’ post-race briefing. Hamilton and team boss Toto Wolff both indicate that Rosberg admitted he maintained his line to prove a “point”. That might tweak the interest of the FIA, who have the power to open an investigation

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