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Toto Wolff and Niki Lauda extend their Mercedes contracts

Mercedes F1 bosses Toto Wolff and Niki Lauda have extended their contracts with the team until the end of 2020. The significance of that date is that it is aligned with the end of the current commercial agreements with F1, made by Bernie Ecclestone. From 2021 onwards new owners Liberty will have to put new deals in place. Wolff and Lauda are also shareholders in the team, so the...
Via FOX Sports
8 days ago

Wolff, Lauda renew deals at F1 champion Mercedes

BRACKLEY, England (AP) Two leading officials at Formula One team Mercedes have signed new contracts through 2020, concluding a busy offseason of activity at the world champions. Mercedes announced Monday that Toto Wolff, the head of motorsport, and Niki Lauda, the non-executive chairman, have renewed their deals. Wolff joined Mercedes from Williams in February 2013 and owns 30...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Niki Lauda: MotoGP is more spectacular than Formula 1

F1 legend Niki Lauda attended Sunday's MotoGP race at Brno and admitted he likes what he sees at the pinnacle of two-wheel racing. "It is very interesting to watch because you can see how the rider struggles with his bike," Lauda said. "In F1, unfortunately, the opposite happens." "The cars are very easy to drive, they don't even slide," Lauda was quoted by Spain's El Mundo Deportivo...
Via FOX Sports
August 17, 2015  |  Discuss

F1: Mercedes won't supply Red Bull, says Lauda

Niki Lauda has denied suggestions that Aston Martin could help Red Bull Racing secure a Mercedes engine supply for 2016. Historically Red Bull and Mercedes have not worked together, and hitherto any kind of relationship looked impossible. However, reports have suggested that Aston – which is five percent owned by Mercedes – could broker a deal. Aston CEO Andy Palmer and director...
Via FOX Sports
July 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Lauda backs Raikkonen's desire for F1 to become more risky

Niki Lauda has agreed with Kimi Raikkonen that Formula One would benefit from a boost of danger. 2007 champion and current Ferrari driver Raikkonen was quoted last week as saying one thing that would improve the modern face of the sport is if it was "a little more dangerous." "It (danger) is part of the game," the Finn told French broadcaster Canal Plus. "We don't want anybody to...
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June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Hamilton and Rosberg continue domination at China Grand Prix

iSportsweb gave you five things to watch for in the China grand prix this past weekend.  Lets see how things turned out: We asked:  can Mercedes make it 4 in a row to start the F1 season? Yes, they did.  Hamilton wins his third of the year, and teammate Nico Rosberg followed closely in second. Rosberg held on slightly to the drivers championship points lead, with his 3rd straight...
Via isportsweb.com
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

F1: Malaysia, let’s go to the race

As the world searches for missing Malaysian flight 370, Formula 1 prepares for the second grand prix race of the year in Sepang, Malaysia.   At some level, we all face a conflict between how we value life and death and a car race.   How can the race go on? Let’s go to the game My brother and I had a yearly tradition of watching the Detroit Lions play on Thanksgiving.  We were...
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March 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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