ROSS BRAWN

  • Niki Lauda expects Ross Brawn to return to Formula One December 2, 2013

    London: Niki Lauda expects departing Mercedes team principal Ross Brawn to return to Formula One in some capacity once he has gone fishing and taken time out. Triple world champion Lauda, who is nonexecutive director of the Britishbased team, said he had tried hard to convince the 59yearold to stay in...
  • Ross Brawn stands down as Mercedes Formula One principal November 28, 2013

    London: Ross Brawn will stand down as principal and leave the Mercedes Formula One team at the end of the year, Mercedes said in a statement on Thursday. The Briton, who turned 59 last week, will hand over his responsibilities to executive directors Toto Wolff (business) and Paddy Lowe (technical)...
  • Mercedes can catch Red Bull in F1 next year: Ross Brawn November 23, 2013

    Sao Paulo: Ross Brawn is confident Mercedes will make a run for the Formula One title next year even though he still expects Red Bull to remain strong. The team principal said the engine changes in place for next year could play in favor of Mercedes, which made a commitment to...
  • Mercedes can win without Ross Brawn, says Lewis Hamilton October 31, 2013

    Abu Dhabi: Mercedes have enough strength in depth to be successful even if team principal Ross Brawn leaves at the end of the season, Lewis Hamilton said on Thursday. Brawn's future with the Formula One team has been the subject of renewed speculation this week, with Mercedes nonexecutive chairman Niki Lauda...
  • Brawn says no imminent move from Mercedes October 11, 2013

    Suzuka: Ross Brawn says he is not planning an immediate departure from the Mercedes Formula One team despite speculation he will be on the move at the end of the season. Reports after last weekend's Korean Grand Prix suggested Brawn had informed the team's nonexecutive chairman Niki Lauda that he would...
  • Lewis Hamilton has taken time to settle in, says Ross Brawn August 2, 2013

    Despite last weekend's triumph at Hungary, Mercedes team principal Ross Brawn believes Lewis Hamilton has not yet realised his ultimate potential with the team. Hamilton, who joined Mercedes from McLaren this season, dominated the Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday from pole. The 28yearold Briton has taken three pole positions in...
  • Brawn confident of Mercedes winning World Championship July 3, 2013

    Mercedes principal Ross Brawn has backed his team Mercedes to go all the way and win the World Championship this year. Brawn said he doesn't see a reason why his team can't win this year's championship after Nico Rosberg's win in the German Grand Prix, reports f1.co.uk. On being asked whether...
  • 'Tyregate' incident made Mercedes stronger: Brawn June 22, 2013

    Mercedes team principal Ross Brawn said that the outcome of the Tribunal hearing on Friday has made the German team more stronger. Mercedes who came under the scanner after they were involved in a tire test with supplier Pirelli in May, have been banned from a threeday young driver test...
  • Test storm made Mercedes stronger, says Ross Brawn June 21, 2013

    London: Mercedes put a 'secret test' storm behind them on Friday with principal Ross Brawn saying it had made them stronger as a Formula One team and left his own enthusiasm for the sport undimmed. The team were reprimanded and ordered to miss a threeday young driver test in July...
  • Ross Brawn needs brains to avoid F1 tyre trouble June 19, 2013

    London: Mercedes principal Ross Brawn, a past master at finding Formula One loopholes, may need to pull another rabbit from his magician's hat on Thursday if his team are to escape potentially heavy sanctions. The burly Englishman will explain to an International Tribunal hearing in Paris why the team of 2008...
  • Mercedes will stand by Brawn, says Wolff June 10, 2013

    Mercedes are standing behind team principal Ross Brawn and will not use a Formula One tyre testing controversy as an excuse to replace him, motorsport director Toto Wolff said on Sunday. Brawn, whose future has been the subject of considerable speculation, said on Friday he made the decision for the team...
  • Ross Brawn says team orders went against his nature April 6, 2013

    London: Lewis Hamilton has never asked for favoured treatment at Mercedes and the team orders that helped him to third place at the Malaysian Grand Prix were made only out of necessity, according to principal Ross Brawn. Brawn told Sky Sports F1 in an interview that both Hamilton, the 2008...
  • Ross Brawn is staying at Mercedes, says Lauda February 26, 2013

    London: Ross Brawn's position as Mercedes team principal is not in discussion despite Paddy Lowe's departure from McLaren at the end of the year, Mercedes GP non-executive chairman Niki Lauda said on Monday. McLaren announced earlier that Tim Goss had taken over as technical director with Lowe, who has been...
  • Tyre strategy very important at Indian GP: Brawn October 25, 2012

    Greater Noida: Mercedes team principal Ross Brawn said on Thursday that tyre strategy would play a big role in the outcome of the Formula 1 Indian Grand Prix come Sunday. The Mercedes team have struggled with tyre wear this entire season and last year dust on the track played a key...