Nov 28

F1: Brawn Quits Mercedes, Hands Reins To Wolff And Lowe

Ross Brawn has called it quits at Mercedes. (Getty Images)

has called it quits at . (Getty Images)

Ross Brawn is to leave the Mercedes team on Dec. 31, handing the reins to Toto Wolff and Paddy Lowe.

The team said that the following “an extended period of open discussion between the team’s key stakeholder Ross has chosen to hand over the team leadership to Executive Director (Business) Toto Wolff and Executive Director (Technical) Paddy Lowe.”

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Nov 28

F1: Pujolar To Toro Rosso As Smedley Heads To Williams

Xevi Pujolar, former Chief Race Engineer, Williams F1.

Xevi Pujolar, former Chief Race Engineer, F1.

Williams chief race engineer Xevi Pujolar is to leave the team to join – leaving the door open for ’s Rob Smedley to take over his job at Grove.

The 40-year-old Pujolar previously worked with Helmut Marko at the Red Bull-backed RSM F3000 team in 2000.

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Nov 27

F1: Ecclestone Still Believes V6 Engine Switch A Bad Idea

F1: Bernie Ecclestone Still Thinks V6 Engine Switch Is Bad Idea

Formula One boss . (Photo: Getty Images)

F1′s V8 engines have already roared for the last time, but Bernie Ecclestone still thinks moving to turbo V6s next year is a bad idea.

Asked by the Spanish sports newspaper Marca if he thinks the radical rules shift for 2014 was necessary, the F1 chief executive answered: “No I don’t, but let’s wait and see.”

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