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Apr 11

Red Bull quit rumours ‘nonsense’ – Marko

He also played down reports Red Bull could design its own turbo V6

2014-03-14 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Australia - Daniel Ricciardo 99013 Dr Helmut Marko on Friday rubbished speculation suggesting Red Bull could quit formula one. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 11

Engine makers to discuss V6 noise in China

One proposal made by Mercedes is to simply look into sound amplification

2014-03-30 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Malaysia -  Nico Rosberg 01 F1′s three engine makers will discuss how to turn up the volume of their controversial turbo V6s ahead of the Chinese grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 04

Vettel rebuked by Todt in personal letter

“I stand by what I said — I am a fan of the old F1″

2014-03-30 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Malaysia - Sebastian Vettel  (5) Sebastian Vettel was rebuked in writing by FIA president Jean Todt for calling the sound of the new turbo V6 engines “shit”. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 30

Bernie Ecclestone has been on a mission in Malaysia this weekend to turn up the volume in formula one

Ecclestone on a mission to make more noise

2012-11-15_0006 Apparently alarmed that the sport’s new, quieter tones will drive away promoters, sponsors and fans, the F1 chief executive has been hard at work trying to come up with a way to make the turbo V6s louder. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 16

Mercedes breached fuel flow rules in Melbourne – report

Is this the ‘trickery’ referred to just days ago by Luca di Montezemolo?

2014-03-01_0017 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Bahrain - Nico RosbergIn an open letter, the Ferrari president warned the FIA to be ready for team “trickery” in the area of “fuel, software” and “consumption” as a result of “grey areas” opened up by the new regulations. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 06

’18 hour shifts’ to end Red Bull crisis – Marko

“But whoever can win together, can also work hard together” – Marko

2013-06-07_0729 Red Bull is “slaving around the clock” to solve its problems ahead of next weekend’s season-opening Australian grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 06

Red Bull issues ‘annoying’ but fixable – Marko

Dr Helmut Marko is sure Red Bull will get its 2014 title-defense back on track.

2014-01-30 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel (5) The reigning world champions endured a disastrous opening test at Jerez as designer Adrian Newey’s typically extreme packaging for the new RB10 clashed badly with engine supplier Renault’s early V6 ‘power unit’ niggles. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 06

Wolff tips Red Bull to bounce back

“Anything can happen under the new regulations”

2014-01-31 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Toto Wolff 01 With Mercedes already cast as the early title favourite, boss Toto Wolff is tipping reigning champions Red Bull to bounce back from an early crisis. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 24

Honda beginning to poach Mercedes staff – Wolff

“I could imagine at some stage their efforts to court staff becoming more aggressive”

2013-01-17-0133Honda, to return to F1 in 2015 with McLaren, has begun to poach staff from rival manufacturers like Mercedes. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 23

Ferrari denies 2015 ‘pre-contract’ with Hulkenberg

“Nico is a great talent, but there are no agreements between him and us.”

2013-11-17 - Sauber F1 Team - Nico Hulkenberg 05Ferrari has played down rumours Nico Hulkenberg is in line to join the Maranello based team in 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 11

Two candidates in frame for Raikkonen’s seat

“I don’t know anything” – Valsecchi

2013-06-09_0263Two candidates have emerged as possible replacements for the surgery-bound Kimi Raikkonen at Lotus for the remaining two grands prix of the year. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 26

Alonso would do more with Vettel’s car – Hamilton

“Seb is great champion!”

20131020-0007At the wheel of a Red Bull, Fernando Alonso’s feats would be “far beyond” what Sebastian Vettel has achieved. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 23

Marko says Kvyat is ‘no risk, no fun’ choice

Kvyat a mix between Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen” – Marko

2013-06-07_0729Dr Helmut Marko has characterised the promotion of Red Bull junior Daniil Kvyat for 2014 as a “no risk, no fun” strategy. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 18

Vandoorne reveals he turned down Toro Rosso

“Yes, Dr Helmut Marko contacted me in September.”

Stoffel Vandoorne McLaren protege Stoffel Vandoorne has revealed he was in the running to replace Daniel Ricciardo at Toro Rosso next year — until he said no to the Red Bull junior team. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 12

Prost denies Lotus to be Renault works team

“A works team in the distant future is not impossible, but not at the moment”

Alain ProstRenault ambassador Alain Prost has dismissed rumours Lotus could become the French carmaker’s works team. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 04

Schumacher exit best thing for Mercedes – Lauda

Replacing Michael Schumacher with Lewis Hamilton was the right thing for Mercedes.

Michael Schumacher - Deutsche VermogensberatungThat is the claim not only of F1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone, but also the German team’s own Niki Lauda. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 11

Scuderia Ferrari announces that it has reached an agreement with Kimi Raikkonen

Ferrari confirms two-year deal for returning Raikkonen.

2013-03-17 - Lotus F1 Team - Australia - Kimi Raikkonen (2)The Finn will join Fernando Alonso in the driver line-up for the next two racing seasons. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 16

Marko tips Merc to favour Hamilton for title

“We are taking Mercedes very seriously.”

2013-06-09_0078Red Bull’s Dr Helmut Marko has tipped Mercedes to bet everything on Lewis Hamilton taking a shot at the 2013 world championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 04

Pirelli wants another 1000km team tyre test

“Maybe we’ll do another 1000km test with a 2011 car”

PirelliPaul Hembery has admitted he would like to organise another 1000 kilometre tyre test, although the last one with Mercedes’ 2013 car was highly controversial.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 12

Alonso ‘fighting Vettel’, not just Newey in 2013

“Right now we are fighting against Sebastian”

2013-06-09_1254A year ago, Fernando Alonso said he was not fighting Sebastian Vettel — he was fighting Red Bull designer Adrian Newey. Read the rest of this entry »

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