Nico Hulkenberg
Jan 30

F1: McLaren On Top As Magnussen Sets Pace — Jerez Day Three

Kevin Magnussen in the McLaren MP4-29 Mercedes.  (Photo: Alastair Staley/LAT Photographic)

Newcomer drives the McLaren MP4-29 . (Photo: Alastair Staley/LAT Photographic)

Kevin Magnussen made a great start to his official career by topping the times for McLaren in Jerez

Once again it was a day of mixed fortunes for the teams, with Red Bull enduring another disaster while others successfully logged a lot of laps. completed only three laps in the RB10, without actually recording a time, before his team gave up for the day.

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Jan 24

F1: First running of new era for Mercedes, Force India and Toro Rosso

Nico Rosberg was the first driver to test the new Mercedes W05. Photo Credit: Paul Gilham/Getty Images

was the first driver to test the new W05. Photo Credit: Paul Gilham/Getty Images

Nico Rosberg gave the new Mercedes W05 its first shakedown laps at Silverstone on Friday, prior to the car’s official launch at Jerez on Tuesday morning.

“The new W05, powered by the PU106A Hybrid Power Unit, opened a new era of at 14:21 this afternoon when it left the garage for the first time in cold but dry conditions at Silverstone,” the team said in a statement. “Driven by Nico Rosberg, the car completed a total of 40 km before dusk at 16:30.”

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Dec 12

F1: Breaking — Force India Confirms Perez For 2014

F1: Breaking — Force India Finally Confirms Perez For 2014 And Beyond

(left) shakes hands with owner Vijay Mallya. (Photo: Courtesy of )

Sergio Perez has finally been officially confirmed as ’s new teammate at Force India.

Perez began talking to the team soon after he was dropped by McLaren, whose boss Martin Whitmarsh also tried to persuade the Silverstone outfit to take his departing driver.

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Dec 5

F1: Sauber’s Gutierrez Visits Caterham HQ

F1: Sauber's Esteban Gutierrez Visits Caterham HQ

of Mexico and . (Photo: Getty Images)

Esteban Gutierrez has leapt to the front of the queue to move from Sauber to for 2014.

Gutierrez’s 2013 teammate has already announced his switch to , and now the 22-year-old Mexican is tipped to also leave the financially-struggling Swiss team.

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