Tag Archive: Ayrton Senna

Mar 12

New V6 era is ‘pure F1′ – Berger

Gerhard Berger is no longer critical of F1′s technological revolution.

2013-02-27 - Renault Sport F1 engines (16) Having counted himself among the ‘purists’ who dislike the complicated energy recovery systems and fuel-saving limitations, the former Ferrari and Benetton driver told APA news agency he has now changed his mind. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 20

No Martini livery launch for Williams in Bahrain

Williams will not reveal its new Martini livery in Bahrain.

2014-01-30 - Williams F1 Team - FW36 - Valtteri Bottas (7) Earlier this week, Germany’s Auto Motor und Sport said the official wraps would come off the highly-anticipated partnership in the second week of testing in the island Kingdom. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 20

‘F1 not always best option for Brazilians’

Massa has moved to struggling Williams for 2014

Felipe Massa  no 19 The president of Brazil’s auto racing federation is not sure it is true that “F1 is always the best option” for the country’s rising drivers. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

Horner as Ecclestone’s successor a joke – Montezemolo

“Ecclestone says what suits him”

Luca di Montezemolo - Bernie EcclestoneLuca di Montezemolo has dismissed as a “joke” Bernie Ecclestone’s claim that Christian Horner is his ideal successor as F1 supremo. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 14

Reserve Nasr to join Massa at Williams in 2014

Felipe Nasr could be the next Brazilian piece of the puzzle for Williams.

GP2 - Marcus Erisson (DAMS), Fabio Leimer (Racing Engineering), Felipe Nasr (Carlin)It is believed the appointment of Felipe Massa for 2014 could entice the Brazilian oil company Petrobras back to the famous British F1 team. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 03

Ricciardo happy 2014 teammate Vettel only ‘human’

Ricciardo is taking countryman Webber’s place for 2014.

2013-09-02 - Red Bull Racing - Daniel RicciardoDaniel Ricciardo might be forgiven if his excitement is tempered by nerves as the last few races of the 2013 season play out. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 01

Mark Webber has admitted he came “very close” to ending his career in a Ferrari

Webber admits Ferrari switch was ‘very close’

2013-06-09_0395“So close,” he is quoted by Speed Week in the Abu Dhabi paddock, “that I had to take the phone in my hand and call (Red Bull team owner) Dietrich Mateschitz.” Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 25

Massa management denies Williams deal done

Speaking in India, Maldonado did little to quell the speculation

2013-09-07 - Felipe Massa - 0008A member of Felipe Massa’s management team has denied as “fantasy” reports the Brazilian has penned a five-year Williams contract. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 24

Vettel even better than Senna – Ecclestone

“I think Vettel is clearly the best driver in formula one now.”

2013-06-07_0701Gerhard Berger thinks Sebastian Vettel is the best driver on the grid today, while Bernie Ecclestone says the German might be F1′s all-time great. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 01

Senna hopes ‘consistent’ Massa can stay in F1

Bruno Senna has admitted his formula one career is probably over.

2010-11-13 - Hispania F1 Racing Team - Bruno Senna 04The nephew of F1 great Ayrton Senna, Brazilian Bruno Senna, now 29, raced until last year with HRT, Renault and Williams, scoring 33 career points. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 30

Stefano Domenicali admits Ferrari “thought hard” about signing Nico Hulkenberg for 2014

Ferrari ‘thought hard’ about signing Hulkenberg – boss

2013-02-23 - Sauber F1 Team - Barcelona - Nico Hulkenberg 01Ultimately, after deciding to oust Felipe Massa, the great Italian marque opted instead to bring its 2007 world champion Kimi Raikkonen back to Ferrari. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 26

F1 trio back Ferrari’s ‘fire and ice’ 2014 lineup

“They will leave their battles on the track — as it should be”

2012-03-18 - Australian Grand Prix 2012 Sunday #3 318Alain Prost, David Coulthard and even Bernie Ecclestone have played down suggestions Ferrari’s 2014 driver lineup will blow up in the Italian giant’s face. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 25

Vettel boos linked to lack of ‘charisma’ – Stuck

“All I can say is, dear Sebastian, don’t worry about”

Christian Horner - Sébastian Vettel - photo © DPPI - Frédéric Le Floch Hans-Joachim Stuck, a German motor racing legend, has backed Sebastian Vettel after the reigning world champion was booed on recent F1 podiums. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 24

FIA to brief drivers after Webber-Alonso mischief

The pair had been clearly “reckless”

Fernando Alonso - Mark Webber - photo Getty ImagesThe FIA is set to clamp down on the sort of shenanigans seen on the slowing-down lap after Sunday’s Singapore grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 16

Michael Andretti eyes F1 ‘customer cars’ – father

“I have already spoken with Bernie Ecclestone about it” – Mario

2012-06-10_0447Michael Andretti would get involved in formula one as a team owner if the sport allowed ‘customer cars’ on the grid. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 05

Tost compares Vettel to ‘Senna, Prost, Schumacher’

“He knows what he wants and pursues it without frills”

2012-07-21 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - Franz TostSebastian Vettel is on the path to being mentioned in the same breath as F1 greats “Ayrton Senna, Alain Prost and Michael Schumacher”. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 04

F1 legend Andretti backs Ricciardo move

“I can understand the decision absolutely.”

2012-11-18_0002Mario Andretti, F1′s world champion of 1978, has backed Red Bull’s decision to sign Daniel Ricciardo. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 02

McLaren is 50 today


2013-09-02 - McLaren-50Bruce McLaren Motor Racing Limited was formally incorporated on September 2 1963, when the 26-year-old New Zealander mustered together a small crew of committed individuals to design, build and race cars bearing his own name, operating from a small, cramped workshop in New Malden, Surrey. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 17

Senna hints next move could be to America

Bruno Senna’s next move in the world of motor racing could be to America.

2012-06-09_0208After stints in F1 with HRT, Renault and Williams between 2010 and last year, the nephew of grand prix legend Ayrton Senna switched to Le Mans with Aston Martin for 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 06

Boycott could cost drivers F1 licenses – Ecclestone

“I can understand their position”

2013-06-06_0008F1 drivers risk losing their mandatory FIA super licenses if a boycott of this weekend’s German grand prix goes ahead. Read the rest of this entry »

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