Tag Archive: Brazil

Aug 19

Friday debut possible for 2015 rookie Verstappen

Toro Rosso has confirmed reports Max Verstappen will become F1′s youngest ever race driver next year.

IMG_6178 The teenage Dutchman, whose father Jos drove for Toro Rosso’s former guise Minardi just over a decade ago, will replace team veteran Jean-Eric Vergne in 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 17

FIFA ‘wants to ban’ Rosberg’s world cup helmet

FIFA warns that it vigorously protects the ‘official marks’ of the world cup

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BsmzgAZCMAAb7nG.jpgFIFA, the governing body of world football, “wants to ban” Nico Rosberg’s special helmet livery for the German grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 16

Weekend could be last blast at ‘new’ Hockenheim

Seiler said he is expecting a crowd of about 55,000 on Sunday.

ADAC GT Masters - Hockenheimring by Iain Shankland The “phones have been running hot” ahead of the German grand prix, according to Hockenheim boss Georg Seiler. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 10

Hockenheim ticket discount offer backfires

A marketing gimmick has backfired ahead of next weekend’s German grand prix.

Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg Germany’s Auto Motor und Sport said a EUR 11 ticket discount was being offered for every goal scored by the national team in its world cup semi-final against Brazil. Read the rest of this entry »

May 27

Monaco mind games ‘good for Rosberg’ – Massa

Monaco was a victory for Nico Rosberg not only on the track, but also in the mind.

2014-05-21 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Monaco - Nico Rosberg - 0010 That is the view of Felipe Massa, who in 2008 only just lost the battle to Hamilton when the Briton won his sole title. Read the rest of this entry »

May 23

Hamilton open to more ‘lively’ rivalry with Rosberg

“In our case, it’s all wonderful”

2014-03-30 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Malaysia -  Nico Rosberg - Lewis Hamilton 02 Lewis Hamilton has hinted he is open to having an even more “lively” rivalry with his teammate and 2014 championship opponent Nico Rosberg.
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Mar 18

Hamilton still on track to beat teammate – Lauda

This was only the first race

2014-03-17 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Australia - Lewis Hamilton - Nico Rosberg 01 Lewis Hamilton is still in the hunt for the world championship despite failing even to finish in Australia. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 18

Lotus admits Raikkonen still owed money

Kimi Raikkonen has still not received all of the money he is owed by Lotus.

2013-10-26 - Lotus F1 Team - Kimi Raikkonen 06 Towards the end of the season, and just before he set off for back surgery that meant he missed the last two races of 2013, the Finn revealed he has not been paid “one euro” by the Enstone based team this year. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 11

McLaren’s Magnussen experiment could fail – Kovalainen

“It is difficult to say which one of the possibilities is the most likely”

2013-11-17 -Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Kevin Magnussen 00Heikki Kovalainen says there is no guarantee Kevin Magnussen will thrive at McLaren, insisting 2014 could make or break the Danish rookie. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 02

Kovalainen vows to be ‘more ready’ for 2014 chance

“All in all, this was a bad year” - Kovalainen

2013-11-17 - Lotus F1 Team - Heikki Kovalainen 08Heikki Kovalainen has admitted he will have to prove he has upped his game to a potential 2014 employer. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 26

An announcement about Ross Brawn’s departure from Mercedes is now imminent.

Brawn’s Mercedes exit now imminent

2013-10-26 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Ross Brawn 01Germany’s normally-reliable Sport Bild says the news is coming “later this week”, at the end of a period of strong speculation that the Brackley based team will install Paddy Lowe as the new boss. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 26

Kvyat cool ahead of F1 adventure

F1′s newest cool cucumber is Daniil Kvyat.

GP3 - Daniil Kvyat (MW Arden)Signed up by team owners Red Bull to replace Daniel Ricciardo at Toro Rosso next year, the Russian teen got an early start with practice outings in Austin and Brazil. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 26

Finishing last not knockout blow for Caterham

It is easy to overlook the battle at the very back.

2013-03-15 - Team Caterham - AustraliaCaterham’s future remains on track, despite the blow of finishing the 2013 constructors’ championship dead last. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 25

Lotus ‘risk’ turns out bad as Kovalainen star fades

“I was anticipating it would be easier to come back and race competitively”

Heikki Kovalainen - photo Lotus F1 TeamThe tumultuous 2014 ‘silly season’ is taking yet another twist, as Heikki Kovalainen’s hopes of returning full-time next year fall dramatically. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 24

Vettel wins final race of 2013, leads Red Bull to one two finish

Vettel grabs ninth win in a row in Brazil

2013-09-08- Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel - 99018Sebastian Vettel has won the final race of the 2013 Formula 1 season at Interlagos in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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Nov 24

Hulkenberg signs 2014 Force India deal – report

“The deal should be announced in the next few days”

2013-11-17 - Sauber F1 Team - Nico Hulkenberg 06Nico Hulkenberg has signed a one-year deal to return to Force India next year, Germany’s authoritative Auto Motor und Sport reports from Brazil. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 23

Lotus hopes for Quantum deal ‘next week’

“We will do everything possible to solve this problem as soon as possible”

2013-11-17 - Lotus F1 Team - Heikki Kovalainen 09Lotus insists the team’s 35 per cent sale to Quantum remains on track, even though the investment group missed its latest deadline set by chief Mansoor Ijaz. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 23

Kovalainen better now than in McLaren days

“Now with a good car, I realise I am better than I was at McLaren”

2013-11-17 - Lotus F1 Team - Heikki Kovalainen 03Heikki Kovalainen thinks he is a better driver today than when he won a grand prix for McLaren in 2008. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 23

Marko hails Kvyat’s ‘big balls’

Daniil Kvyat has made an immediate impression on his bosses.

Daniil KvyatThe Russian teen has been signed as the Red Bull-bound Daniel Ricciardo’s 2014 replacement at the energy drink company’s second F1 team, Toro Rosso. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 23

Pirelli considers buying new F1 test car

Pirelli is considering buying a new F1 test car from one of the teams.

2013-09-20 - Pirelli  - 0005Already frustrated by the lack of testing opportunities, and the teams’ collective reluctance to help, F1′s official supplier became further dismayed in Brazil when wet weather affected its plans to try the 2014 tyres in Friday practice. Read the rest of this entry »

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