Daily Archive: December 19, 2013

Dec 19

New Shell fuel and lubricant for Scuderia Ferrari 2014 Formula One™ engine

The V6 engine introduction heralds a new era in Formula One

2012-05-10 - Scuderia Ferrari - Felipe Massa Shell announces today that Scuderia Ferrari’s new V6 Formula One engine will contest the 2014 season with an entirely new suite of bespoke fuels and lubricants. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 19

Gutierrez to secure second Sauber seat – report

Esteban Gutierrez is set to secure one of the four last race seats on the 2014 grid.

2013-06-09_0463 Bianca Garloff, the correspondent for the German publication Sport Bild, reported exclusively that Sauber will make the announcement about Adrian Sutil’s teammate on Friday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 19

Rosberg reveals tyre failure in Bahrain testing

“Just spun at full speed, 320kmh on Bahrain straight”

2013-11-17 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Nico Rosberg 02 Nico Rosberg on Thursday threw the spotlight back onto F1’s controversial tyre supplier Pirelli. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 19

Pirelli: Mercedes fitted with prototype tyres which will not be proposed again

2014 development going according to plan


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The tyre tests in Barhain regarded a number of prototypes, which were completely innovative in terms of structure and compounds, with the aim of developing the most suitable solutions for the next season. Read the rest of this entry »
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Dec 19

NASCAR honoured its champions at a formal banquet held at Charlotte (NC) last Friday

Three trophies for Alex Guénette at NASCAR Awards Banquet

Alex Guénette - Charlotte 2 Terrebonne (Quebec) racer Alex Guenette had a busy evening at the ceremony, earning himself three trophies as a result of his excellent rookie season in the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series, the strongest racing series in Canada. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 19

Mercedes AMG Petronas announces two engineering appointments for the 2014 season

Mercedes poaches two engineers from Red Bull

2013-05-12 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Spain 02 The Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team is pleased to announce two key engineering appointments for the 2014 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 19

Ferrari most reliable car in 2013 – report

Actually, Ferrari was the team with only the fifth-best mileage record of 2013

2013-06-08_1086 Ferrari had the most reliable car on the 2013 grid, with Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa not retiring from a single grand prix because of a technical failure. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 19

Boullier angry at timing of quit rumours

“I have never received any (other) offers and I have not resigned”

2013-06-06_0284 After having to deny rumours he is jumping ship to Force India, Lotus team boss Eric Boullier admits the episode has left him annoyed. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 19

Career could have ended in mid 2013 – Grosjean

Grosjean ended the recently-concluded season as a standout of 2013

2013-10-26 - Lotus F1 Team - Romain Grosjean 01 Even with a 2013 contract in his pocket, Romain Grosjean has admitted he remained perilously close to seeing his now flourishing F1 career end. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 19

Double points rule ‘ridiculous’ – Irvine

“It’s ridiculous, I’ve never heard such a joke in all my life.”

P1010065 Former F1 driver Eddie Irvine has issued a stinging assessment of F1’s controversial new ‘double points’ rule for the 2014 finale. Read the rest of this entry »

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