Ferrari have recruited Jock Clear, the Mercedes engineer who helped Lewis Hamilton win this year`s Formula One world championship, as the last key element in the Italian team`s rebuilding after a dismal year.
The larger-than-life figure of Bernie Ecclestone once again wielded it's power on Thursday. Having successfully negotiated the retirement rumours, the de facto boss of Formula One was re-instated to the board that runs this lucrative sports as a business.
Formula One delivered a dramatic year of riveting rivalry, political controversy, human tragedy and financial uncertainty in 2014 as Lewis Hamilton joined the sport`s hall of fame as a double world champion.
Ferrari have parted company with chief designer Nikolas Tombazis and engineering director Pat Fry, two of the men responsible for designing this year`s car as the team endured their first season without a win since 1993.
British formula one racer Jenson Button has confirmed that he is looking beyond 2015 to stay at McLaren in order to fight for world championship following McLaren's decision to retain him in the driver's line up next season.
French driver Romain Grosjean thinks that it's time for Jenson Button to move aside and allow fresh blood into Formula One. The Lotus driver was once rumoured to partner Fernando Alonso at McLaren, at the expense of Button and Kevin Magnussen.
Former Formula One champion Kimi Raikkonen today said that the inclusion of Sebastian Vettel will certainly help them revive Ferrari's fortunes in the Championship nexte year, after a disappointing end to the 2014 season.