Mercedes has employed two key engineers from Red Bull Racing.
Mark Ellis is to be performance director, while Giles Wood will be chief engineer, simulation and development. Both will join in June.Formula 1, Mercedes, Red Bull Racing
Not much has been heard from the Pirelli tire test in Bahrain this week, despite the presence of four teams.
However, the silence was broken on the third and final day today when Nico Rosberg used Twitter to report a dramatic incident – and one apparently caused by a tire failure.Bahrain, Formula 1, Nico Rosberg, Pirelli
5. Launch of Asian Le Mans Series: After numerous attempts, the Asian Le Mans Series finally kicked off in 2013, featuring a modest four-round schedule. OAK Racing Team Total and driver David Cheng walked as champions in LMP2, while AF Corse picked up GTC class honors. Despite having started with only eight entries, the car count nearly doubled by the season finale, giving optimism towards an even larger field in 2014.24 Hours of Le Mans, Allan McNish, Sports Cars, TUDOR United SportsCar Championship