Articles tagged with: Ross Brawn
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Much has been written about the Malaysian Grand Prix but really, one man’s unchivalrous pass is simply other man’s ruthless desire to win. In many ways what bothered me more about Sebastian Vettel’s weekend was his performance after the race – Oscar winning it was not. However, it was events on the pitwall that most fascinated me – all-in-all, it was not a great week to be a team principal.
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Ross Brawn has been playing a very tricky game in the last few weeks since signing Michael Schumacher. No sooner had Mercedes chief Dieter Zetsche declared that it was up to team boss Ross Brawn to decide if Michael Schumacher takes number one status for his Formula 1 comeback than Ross Brawn was backing the seven times World Champion to make it eight in 2010.
Hello? What about that other guy… you know… Nico Roserg? You remember Ross, you signed him months before Michael… son of Keke Rosberg… been keeping …
A season of major regulation changes with F1 looking to cut costs and a team unable to shake off notoriety with its star driver becoming more disillusioned as the team lurched from one allegation to the next. Sounds familiar but I’m actually talking about 1994 and the team was Benetton and the driver Michael Schumacher. It was a season of eight victories, several technical examinations, one mid-race row in the stewards’ office, two disqualifications, a fuel fire, two disciplinary tribunals and a driver suspension: Only the tragedies of that year …