Daily Archive: January 4, 2011

Jan 04

Sleepless Domenicali considered quitting Ferrari

“I wondered if it was the right thing or not to stay”

2010-11-13 - Red Bull Racing - Dr Helmut Mark - Stenafo Domenicali - Christian Horner2010-09-13 - Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro - Stefano Domenicali - Ross BrawnStefano Domenicali has admitted he considered quitting after Ferrari dramatically lost the 2010 title with a bungled race strategy in Abu Dhabi. The Italian said during an interview with La Repubblica newspaper that if F1 was football, he would probably now be looking for a new job. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 04

Force India news not confirmed yet – Weber

Silverstone based Force India did not comment.

2010-10-24 - Force India F1 Team - Adrian Sutil 022010-10-24 - Force India F1 Team - Adrian Sutil 03It may be two more weeks before an announcement about Nico Hulkenberg’s role for the 2011 season is made, his manager Willi Weber has clarified. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 04

Tost denies Arabs buying Toro Rosso

“There is no truth in that story” – Tost

2010-05-08 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - Franz Tost  22001-08-01 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - Christian Horner - Franz TostBoss Franz Tost has denied the latest reports about the likely sale of the Faenza based team Toro Rosso. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 04

Money now too important for F1 careers – Trulli

“I couldn’t repeat my own career these days”

2010-11-06 - Lotus F1 Racing - Jarno Trulli 52010-10-24 - Lotus F1 Racing - Jarno Trulli 1Jarno Trulli believes wealth is becoming too important as the remaining spaces on the F1 grid fill up for 2011. For the coming season, the likes of Nico Hulkenberg and Nick Heidfeld are facing the prospect of sitting on the sidelines, as respected teams including Williams and Sauber opt instead for race drivers with significant financial backing. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 04

Report – Banker paid $50m for F1 power role?

Gribkowsky may have been paid the handsome sum of US $50 million

Flagworld - F1According to a report in the German press, a banker became a multi-millionaire following his links to formula one’s commercial rights. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 04

Raikkonen considers career after father’s death

“Since the death of Matti Raikkonen, all the plans are on ice”

Kimi Raikkonen has ceased talks about his plans for the 2011 season following the death of his father Matti. The major Finnish newspaper Iltalehti reports that the grief-stricken 31-year-old, who was reportedly considering switching teams for the next world rally championship, may even call time on his racing career. Read the rest of this entry »