Tag Archive: Bruno Senna

Jun 19

Trulli adds to F1′s ‘worry’ about formula E – report

According to the Times newspaper, F1 must look over its shoulder at the new ‘formula E’ series that is rapidly gaining credibility.

Jarno Trulli - Formule E - photo Formule E The latest name attracting headlines for the FIA’s all-electric single seater category is Jarno Trulli, the well-known former F1 driver and Monaco winner. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 13

Senna and Pizzonia join forces in Brazilian Stock Car

Former Williams drivers to pair in the special opening round

Bruno Senna Former Williams drivers Bruno Senna and Antonio Pizzonia will pair in a Prati-Donaduzzi sponsored car in the opening round of the Brazilian Stock Car Championship on Sunday (23) at Interlagos circuit.

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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 »

Aug 30

Kovalainen not considering Le Mans move yet

Heikki Kovalainen insists he has not yet given up on his formula one career.

2013-06-08_0059After losing his Caterham race seat, the Finn’s hopes have been raised again with two more Friday practice drives at Spa last weekend, and Monza up next. 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 »

Jun 20

Le Mans would welcome Mark Webber – McNish

“It’s very odd the way it is in formula one now”

2013-06-09_0870Former F1 driver Allan McNish thinks the world of Le Mans would welcome Mark Webber with open arms in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 20

Gillette could be new McLaren title sponsor – report

Auto Motor und Sport has thrown another name into the hat.

03 - Vodafone McLaren MercedesAnother name has emerged as a possible successor for McLaren’s departing title sponsor Vodafone. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 21

Force India has ‘other priorities’ than drivers – Senna

Bruno Senna has revealed he was a contender to fill the second race cockpit at Force India this year.

07 - Sahara Force India F1 Team2012-04-15 - Williams F1 - Chinese Grand Prix - Bruno Senna 05“It’s hard to understand what happened,” said the former Williams driver, who has instead switched to Le Mans sports cars, where this week he tested his Aston Martin for the first time in Portugal. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 19

Senna left F1 to pursue ‘wins and podiums’

Bruno Senna has suggested he preferred to bow out of formula one than run around at the back of the grid with Caterham or Marussia.

2012-06-09_0208Aston Martin - Bruno Senna - photo © DPPI - Clément Marin Dropped by Williams after a single season together in 2013, the former Lotus and HRT driver announced this month that he has been signed up by Aston Martin’s Le Mans sports car team. “I want to make progress, not go back in my career, so it would not be easy to go to a smaller team like Caterham and Marussia,” the 29-year-old Brazilian told Radio Bandeirantes. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 08

Bottas ‘not a complete rookie’ – Maldonado

Pastor Maldonado, who in 2013 enters his third F1 season with Williams, thinks new teammate Valtteri Bottas will get quickly up to speed.

2012-11-15_00262012-07-21 - Williams F1 - Germany - Valtteri BottasActually, 23-year-old Finn Bottas is a rookie, and – once the Grove team gets its 2013 car up and running in Barcelona this month – he will have just four days at the wheel before making his grand prix debut in Australia. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 07

AMR headed back to Sebring to start 2013

Tucker/Mucke/Senna to drive new Vantage GTE at ALMS opener

ALMS - Aston Martin-Sebring-2ALMS - Aston Martin-Sebring-1Aston Martin Racing will make the 61st Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh from Florida part of its 2013 GT racing program, the team has announced. Darren Turner and Stefan Mucke will team with AMR newcomer Bruno Senna in a 2013-spec Aston Martin Vantage GTE for the opening round of the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 06

Senna swaps F1 for Le Mans in 2013

Bruno Senna is bowing out of formula one.

Aston Martin - Bruno Senna - photo © DPPI - Clément Marin 2012-11-17_0012Despite hoping to find a new seat after being replaced at Williams by Valtteri Bottas, the Brazilian has been signed up for 2013 by Aston Martin’s sports car team. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 04

Force India eyeing Bianchi, Sutil, Kobayashi or Senna?

Four drivers appear to be prominently in the running for the last race seat on the 2013 grid.

07 - Sahara Force India F1 Team2013-02-01 - Sahara Force India F1 Team - VJM06 - Bob Fernley - Paul Di Resta 2Strangely in the ultra-professional world of F1, Force India launched and debuted its new car, the VJM06, at Silverstone on Saturday with only one race driver under contract — Paul di Resta. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 22

BMW has refused to comment on speculation Timo Glock could rescue his racing career with a seat in the German touring car series DTM

Glock to BMW, no Marussia move for Vitaly Petrov

2012-06-09_02412012-06-09_0256Marussia announced on Monday that, despite the 30-year-old having a “valid contract” for 2013 and apparently also 2014, it has agreed to part ways with German Glock to make room for a pay driver. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 15

Lotus offered Raikkonen faster car – Parr

Kimi Raikkonen didn’t make his formula one comeback with Williams because Lotus were offering him a more competitive car.

2012-09-02 - Lotus F1 Team - Belgium - Kimi Raikkonen 022012-10-14 - Lotus F1 Team - Korea - Kimi Raikkonen 03That is the claim of Adam Parr, the former Williams chairman who now admits to trying to secure the services of the 2007 world champion at the end of 2011. Ultimately, the Williams talks collapsed and former McLaren and Ferrari driver Raikkonen, now 33, return to F1 after a two-year rallying hiatus last year with Lotus. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 14

Petrov’s manager not confident of 2013 deal

Following reports he was the favourite to secure the other Caterham race seat, Vitaly Petrov’s manager actually sounds far from optimistic.

2012-11-04 - Team Caterham - Abu Dhabi - Vitaly Petrov 02Vitaly Petrov - photo Getty ImagesGerman reports had suggested the Russian has found new sponsors and was on the cusp of sealing the deal to secure his place at the team for 2013. “So far, we haven’t managed to find new sponsors,” Petrov’s manager Oksana Kosachenko is quoted by R-Sport. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 14

Bianchi still ‘waiting’ on Force India decision

Jules Bianchi is still in the running to become Paul di Resta’s teammate at Force India in 2013.

2012-02-07 - Sahara Force India F1 Team VJM05 - Jerez - Jules Bianchi 012012-06-09_0113At the weekend, Scottish driver di Resta admitted he is “surprised” the Silverstone based team is taking so long to make its decision. Reportedly, 2012 reserve driver and Frenchman Bianchi is a leading candidate. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 14

Lack of ‘respect’ harmed Kovalainen – Gascoyne

Heikki Kovalainen harmed his chances of staying in formula one beyond 2012 by demonstrating a lack of “respect” to Caterham.

2012-11-04 - Team Caterham - Abu Dhabi - Heikki Kovalainen 03Mike Gascoyne  2012-01-27That is the claim of Mike Gascoyne, the team’s former technical boss who now oversees the technical operations of the entire Caterham Group. After three years at the back of the grid with Caterham, Finn Kovalainen – now managed by IMG – attempted to secure a better seat for 2013 but ultimately now faces dropping out of formula one altogether. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 04

Caterham not ready to complete 2013 lineup

The team has already filled one of this year’s race seats with 2012 Marussia rookie and Frenchman Charles Pic.

10 - Team CaterhamCharles Pic CaterhamRumours on Thursday suggested an announcement about his teammate was imminent, with Bruno Senna and Vitaly Petrov thought to be the front-runners. Russian Petrov’s teammate last year was Finn Heikki Kovalainen. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 18

Caterham ‘close’ to completing 2013 lineup

Caterham is almost ready to complete its 2013 driver lineup, new team boss Cyril Abiteboul has revealed.

10 - Team Caterham2012-11-04 - Team Caterham - Abu Dhabi - Heikki Kovalainen 01Having fielded Heikki Kovalainen and Vitaly Petrov this year, Caterham has already announced that Frenchman Charles Pic will drive one of the green cars next season. Read the rest of this entry »

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