Rosberg retires: what happens next?

In a year of completely unexpected results Nico Rosberg’s decision to retire from F1 is one of the more shocking. Less than a week after clinching a maiden F1 World title the German has decided to walk away from Formula 1 and the dominant Mercedes team. Mercedes now have to find a replacement for the outgoing…

F1: Red Bull & Ferrari link-up is bad for Mercedes

With Red Bull set to dump Renault power and Mercedes against replacing them, MotorSportNotes examines the risks for Mercedes in leaving Red Bull with no option but to run Ferrari power from 2016 onwards. When Lewis Hamilton was asked at Monza if Mercedes should consider supplying Red Bull with engines next season his response was…

F1 round-up – 9 January 2015

McLaren’s lack of a title sponsor, the disadvantages of being a Wolff and the FIA’s new super licence points system dominated the week in F1. No logo Eric Bouiller was quoted as saying that McLaren may run without a title sponsor in 2015 – the second successive season. At a time when Marussia are bust,…

2015 – Nico Rosberg’s year

The dust of Abu Dhabi has barely settled and the broken pieces of Nico Rosberg’s car have not been fully analysed. Testing proper for 2015 is still weeks away but there is every reason to believe next season could be Nico Rosberg’s year. His 2014 challenge ended in disappointing fashion. Whilst his team-mate was romping…