May 11 (GMM) Given Brawn's dominance and McLaren's struggles, Mercedes-Benz is
considering adding corporate branding to the championship-leading BGP001 car.
Brawn GP's use of the Stuttgart marque's engines this year is simply a customer
deal, but the package has won four out of the five races so far this season, and
is leading the drivers' and constructors' championships.
A three-pointed star was not in Mercedes' original plans for the Brawn
linkup, but Norbert Haug said after the Spanish grand prix that the scenario is
now being "considered". "We have possibilities and options and it has been
offered to us," the German, Mercedes' competition boss, is quoted as saying by
the broadcaster RTL.
However, the 56-year-old added that Mercedes does not want to "divert" from
its works relationship with McLaren, winner of the 2008 drivers' title with