Eric Boullier has spoken of the “huge potential” of McLaren’s new Honda engine with the Frenchman adamant that a return to works team status is the key to them returning to World Championship-winning ways.
Fleet Street has hailed Lewis Hamilton as a deserved World Champion and predicted that the Mercedes driver will end his F1 career as the most successful British driver of all time and a legend of the sport.
Jenson Button has congratulated Lewis Hamilton on his second world title after delivering yet another resounding reason for his retention at McLaren with an outstanding performance of his own in the Abu Dhabi GP.
Ahead of his final race for Ferrari, Fernando Alonso has aimed a parting shot at team boss Marco Mattiacci after comments he made suggesting that new arrival Sebastian Vettel is more committed than the Spaniard.
Nico Rosberg believes he has taken a “small step” towards snatching the World Championship out of Lewis Hamilton’s grasp after claiming pole position for the Abu Double finale after his Mercedes team-mate once again was pressurised into making a series of mistakes during the top-ten shootout.
Mercedes chief Toto Wolff has revealed the team already have a plan in place for how best to deal with the inevitable contrasting emotions of their two drivers at the end of Sunday’s title-deciding Abu Dhabi GP.
Fresh from the expected confirmation that Fernando Alonso’s Ferrari career is coming to an end after this weekend’s Abu Dhabi GP, the Spaniard gave some revealing insight into the reasons behind his decision to quit the team in an interview with Sky Sports F1’s Ted Kravitz…