If the Italian press is correct then it would appear that orders from the very top have emerged from "secret Maranello rooms" that the F1 team have removed chief PU designer Lorenzo Sassi from office despite the boost in performance he has created, with the gap in performance to Mercedes reduced or even non-existent.
Paris, July 3 – Following an incident at the recent Azerbaijan Grand Prix involving a collision between Car 5 (Sebastian Vettel) and Car 44 (Lewis Hamilton), Sebastian Vettel was today invited to attend a meeting at the FIA’s Paris headquarters.
Not one, but two teams and his own racing circuit on one year - Dietrich Mateschitz contributions to F1 since 2005 have been remarkable, now Mobil1 The Grid Interviews Red Bulls Horner about the "Home Advantage"
Is set to take up both of only two possible in season testing days at the Hungaroring which means Mercedes must be more than just keen to see what the GP3 front-runner can do behind the wheel of a W08. The date set is August 1st and 2nd
Dave Redding has finally been appointed team manager at the Williams F1 Team. His departure from McLaren was reported in February this year. Redding will take up the role from the July 17, and will be responsible for the overall management of the operational and sporting aspects of the race team taking over from Steve Nielsen.
The new McLaren group unifies McLaren Automotive and McLaren Technology Group with one winning future. Ron celebrated his 70th birthday on June 1st 2017, after 37 years at the helm of McLaren, and 51 years spent working in Formula 1 and other top-level motorsport series.
Fernando Alonso's career path has been called into question since his return to McLaren, however, once again his manager, the Italian businessman Flavio Briatore (banned for fixing the Singapore Grand Prix whilst chief of Renault F1) has stirred the hornet's nest once more with his latest promotional statement: ‘Don’t exclude a Ferrari return for Alonso’
Reuters: LONDON 28/06/2017 (Credit Alan Baldwin) Vijay Mallya, who is being pursued by Indian authorities over unpaid loans tied to his defunct Kingfisher Airlines, has taken steps that could see India disappear from the name of his Formula One team. Listings at Companies House showed six businesses were registered to a London address on May … Continue reading Force One Racing, F1 team change registered in may 2017
So to explain the complexities Honda are facing in getting things right, first we must all get get a basic understanding what the things are. This article is in no way complete and (using F1 language,) "for sure" is a very simplified scenario of why Honda are struggling to produce power, any kind of fuel economy, and not least, reliability.
Paddy Power the Dublin based bookmaker founded in 1988 has offered a £1,000,000 prize fight to settle the Vettel / Hamilton road rage incident. In a statement on their news site the company posted: