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Brawn: Mercedes will only continue if it remains the team leader

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Ross-Brawn-Mercedes-Gp_25577911Ross Brawn has threatened to leave the team Mercedes if it is assured that his position as head of the team is assured.

Following denying rumours that he had decided to leave the team and said that talks are underway; Brawn made it clear on Sunday that only continue beyond 2013 if Mercedes agrees to maintain a position at the top of the team. “I think we need a very clear definition of who is in charge and obviously, I need motivation to continue,” said Brawn at Suzuka

“Any successful team in F1 has to have some respect, and that’s the big question. Need to ensure that, if I stay here, I’m that reference “added Brawn to British television network Sky.

Regarding the rumours that Brawn could be looking at McLaren and Honda, the Mercedes left the door open to the option to change teams. When asked if Mercedes would leave the sport if not the response you want, Brawn said: “Not necessarily leave the sport.”

Preparing the team for 2015

Brawn’s comments join McLaren recent changes since the Woking team has said it will not stop until joining the Red Bull aerodynamicist Peter Prodromou.

“This [transfer] is not isolated. There are other things we do to strengthen the team. This is a series of things focused on 2015 and Honda, to ensure that we are on the path to victory,” Jonathan pointed Neale, managing director of the team, in Total race. Regarding the drivers, McLaren has signed but not officially announced, to Jenson Button for 2014, but the future remains uncertain Sergio Perez.

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