Red Bull Demanding F1 Engine Parity
Red Bull’s Formula One team is repeating its threat this week to walk away from the Grand Prix circuit unless engine parity is assured via a future deal with Ferrari. At the Singapore GP this past weekend, Red Bull adviser Helmut Marko told media the team’s decision to leave unless some agreement can be worked out has already been made. This decision and new announcement comes in the wake of this season’s precipitated split between the team and Renault.
Formula E Second Season Poised to Stop in Mexico
Sources close to ongoing negotiations between the fledgling all-electric racing circuit and the Mexican government are confirming that a deal is in place for 2016, with the likely Mexican stop on the tour to be the 5th race of the season, though no date has been confirmed yet. The race is to be run at Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez in Mexico City.
FIA Head Todt Speaks Our On Road Accident Pandemic
With an important United Nations vote on global road accident rates imminent, FIA President Jean Todt has issued a forceful call to action on what he terms a pandemic of car accident-related deaths and injuries around the world. Todt is a Special Envoy of the UN Secretary General for Road Safety.