Formula One News » Ross Brawn will NOT be removed from the Mercedes-benz F1 team Posted on 24/01/2013
Ross brawn has spoken out insisting he will not be removed as Mercedes-Benz GP team principal and will remain there as long as he chooses. Paddy Lowe is part of a succession plan for when ross Brawn does decide to retire.
“I am the team principal. I am in charge of sporting, technical and racing matters,” Brawn said…… I know the situation completely,”
“Mercedes want a long-term commitment. And obviously, with a lot of additions, I want to see how things go before I make a final long-term commitment. And so we have to have things in place.
“It’s rather like my succession plan at Ferrari. When I decided I was going to stop at Ferrari, we built a succession plan and I am part of that, I’ve talked to Paddy, we know the situation.
“Like any of us in life, if we are excited by what we are doing we carry on doing it. So that’s what I want to do.”
“There is another side of the business that I don’t want to get involved in – the commercial activities – [which] Toto will be doing [and] are complementary to what I will be doing.
“But everybody knows the only way a racing team will work is to have one reference, and I’m that reference.”