Tag Archive: Bild am Sonntag

Aug 24

Lauda relieved Mercedes extending gap on rivals

Niki Lauda has expressed relief at Spa as Mercedes pulled out an even greater advantage over the chasing pack.

2014-06-07_0324 The F1 legend and Mercedes’ team chairman said that after Red Bull’s victory in Hungary prior to the summer break, he had been worried the field was closing in. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 05

Judge ends Ecclestone trial after $100m deal

If he is able to get $100 million together within a week, all charges will be dropped.

2012-06-07_0345 Bernie Ecclestone walked out of court on Tuesday with the corruption scandal that threatened to end his F1 reign and leave him in jail effectively over. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 05

Only ‘emergency’ team orders at Mercedes – Zetsche

“Last Sunday there was no emergency situation”

2013-05-12 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Spain - Dr Dieter Zetsche 03 Daimler chairman Dieter Zetsche insists there will be “no team orders” to settle the outcome of the title battle between warring Mercedes teammates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 04

Wolff begins summer break in hospital

Toto Wolff began his summer break in hospital, the German newspaper Bild am Sonntag reports.

2014-02-20_0004 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Bahrain - Toto Wolff During a pre-Hungary team building exercise, Mercedes’ team boss broke his arm in several places in a high speed road cycling pileup. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 04

Mercedes not ending contract with injured Schumacher

“We are pleased with the positive development” – Zetsche

2012-11-18_0006 Mercedes has vowed to stick with Michael Schumacher as the F1 legend continues his recovery from a skiing fall last December. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 21

F1 left to muse reasons for small Hockenheim crowd

Elsewhere in Germany on Sunday, the Nurburgring hosted an event called the ‘Truck Grand Prix’.

2014-07-18 - Mercedes AMG Petronas - Germany - Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton (16) Watching the unwieldy trucks from the grandstands were about 100,000 excited spectators — about twice the size of the crowd that gathered at Hockenheim for the 2014 German grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 20

Mercedes ‘already negotiating’ with Hamilton

“We are already sitting together and negotiating with Lewis Hamilton”

2014-07-18 - Mercedes AMG Petronas - Germany - Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton (14) With Nico Rosberg all signed up for the future, Mercedes’ attention is now turning to the occupant of its other silver seat. Read the rest of this entry »

May 11

Newey poaching attempts ‘permanent’ – Marko

Red Bull has not denied rumours Ferrari made yet another move to poach Adrian Newey.

2014-03-01 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Bahrain -  Christian Horner - Dr Helmut Marko “We’re used to these permanent poaching attempts from both sides,” Dr Helmut Marko told the German newspaper Bild am Sonntag, referring not just to Ferrari. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 28

Hamilton tells Vettel to ‘show leadership’

“When it comes to the crunch, you are able to show that leadership to your team”

2014-04-20 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - China - Lewis Hamilton (4) Lewis Hamilton thinks the time is right for Sebastian Vettel to “show his leadership” at world champion team Red Bull. The Milton Keynes based team has been pushing to emerge from its pre-season crisis involving troubled engine supplier Renault. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 06

Schu making eye-contact, responding to voices – reports

Schumacher is now having “moments of consciousness and awakening”

2012-06-10_1346 Michael Schumacher is making eye-contact and responding to voices, according to the very latest media reports. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 01

Nico Hulkenberg has denied being one of the drivers obsessed with extreme weight loss

No diet as Hulkenberg admits eating McDonald’s

2014-02-20_0011 - Sahara Force India F1 Team - Bahrain - Nico Hulkenberg Amid rumours of deliberate dehydration, when it emerged that a driver had passed out last week in Malaysia, eyes turned to racers like Nico Hulkenberg, who standing at over six foot is one of the very tallest on the grid. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 25

Melbourne pace ‘was a surprise’ – Vettel

“So it gives us hope and that’s why I’m in a good mood”

2014-03-14 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Australia - Sebastian Vettel 99011 World champion Sebastian Vettel has admitted he was surprised when Red Bull was competitive as the 2014 season kicked off. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 27

Todt still at Schumacher’s bedside

“That he is at his side now is very important” – Niki lauda

grid-Todt-Schumacher 9B6402 FIA president and former Ferrari boss Jean Todt has returned to the Grenoble hospital bedside of his friend Michael Schumacher. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 16

Red Bull not ruling out Formula E entry

“We will look again at this series and re-evaluate after the first season”

FIA Formula E Championship Red Bull has admitted it might consider joining the FIA’s new electric single seater series, Formula E. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 17

Vettel ‘better than Hamilton and Rosberg combined’ – Marko

Sebastian Vettel is single-handedly better than Mercedes’ entire driver lineup.

Sebastian Vettel Abu Dhabi victoireThat is the provocative claim of Red Bull’s always blunt and outspoken Dr Helmut Marko, as Austin polesitter Vettel prepares to break another record on Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 21

McLaren to have Magnussen, Alonso in 2015 – report

The report also said the teammate will be none other than Fernando Alonso

Kevin Magnussen  2013-09-29A Danish newspaper has looked into the future and spotted Kevin Magnussen, the brand new Formula Renault 3.5 champion, at McLaren in 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 13

Vettel ‘destroyed Mark Webber’ – Villeneuve

McLaren boss Martin Whitmarsh would not entirely agree with that statement.

2013-08-10_0106The skills of Sebastian Vettel’s teammate have contributed to the reigning world champion’s image problem. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 06

Vettel’s ‘boos’ and ‘balls’ still making waves

Sebastian Vettel’s ‘boos’ and ‘balls’ are still making waves in the F1 paddock.

2013-09-21- Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel - 99022Just as insiders wondered why crowds keep booing the German on the podium, Vettel crassly explained Red Bull’s dominance by saying his team works hard while his rivals “hang their balls in the pool”. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 22

Raikkonen injury causes paddock tongues to wag

Apparently due to a pinched nerve in his back

2013-04-20 - Lotus F1 Team - Bahrain - Kimi Raikkonen 05It is not surprising that news of Kimi Raikkonen’s back injury caused eyebrows to raise in the Singapore paddock. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 02

Raikkonen still driving 2014 ‘silly season’

“Kimi is not worried about the others”

2013-05-12 - Lotus F1 Team - Spain - Kimi Raikkonen 09After Ferrari ruled out a driver announcement for its home race at Monza, F1′s sillier-than-usual ‘silly season’ is set to race into yet another week. Read the rest of this entry »

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