Tag Archive: Charlie Whiting

Mar 27

Fuel ‘arguments’ could return in Malaysia – Horner

“Hopefully we’ll have a sensor that works … that there isn’t a discrepancy.”

2014-03-14 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Australia - Sebastian Vettel 99014 Team boss Christian Horner is not ruling out more fuel-flow controversy for the next two race weekends in Malaysia and Bahrain. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 25

Marussia hopes Red Bull loses appeal

Marussia’s Lowdon admitted he hopes the Red Bull appeal fails

2014-02-22 - Marussia F1 Team - Bahrain - Graeme Lowdon - John Booth Marussia chief Graeme Lowdon thinks Red Bull should have accepted Daniel Ricciardo’s disqualification from the Australian grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 19

New Ferrari engine too heavy – report

One of Ferrari’s main problems is that its all-new 2014 engine is overweight.

2014-03-17 - Scuderia Ferrari - Australia - Fernando Alonso 01That is the claim of the German magazine Auto Motor und Sport, who said customers Sauber and Marussia are also struggling with a ‘power unit’ that weights 13 kilograms too much. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 17

Red Bull confident of winning fuel flow appeal

“We wouldn’t be appealing if we weren’t extremely confident we have a defendable case”

2014-02-28 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Bahrain - Daniel Ricciardo - 99019Former F1 team owner and boss Paul Stoddart has tipped Red Bull to win its appeal against Daniel Ricciardo’s Melbourne disqualification. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 16

“The team and Renault are confident the fuel supplied to the engine is in full compliance with the regulations”

Red Bull to appeal Ricciardo exclusion

2014-02-28 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Bahrain - Daniel Ricciardo - 99008 Under pitch black skies in Melbourne, FIA stewards took away Daniel Ricciardo’s popular second place finish. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 13

Nervous teams to sit out Saturday practice

Because repairing them now takes much longer than in the past

2014-02-28 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Bahrain - pit stop 04Television and trackside viewers face a questionable spectacle on Saturday morning at Albert Park. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 13

F1 stares into the unknown for 2014 revolution

F1′s all-new look has divided opinions

2014-03-02 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Bahrain - Sebastian Vettel - 99025Formula one is staring into the unknown as the sport’s revolutionary new era begins in earnest this weekend in Melbourne. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 13

107 per cent rule no hurdle in Melbourne – Whiting

“So it could be that the winner is actually not the last survivor”

2012-06-10_0556 When asked how many cars he thinks will finish Sunday’s 2014 season opener, Daniel Ricciardo grinned his usual grin and answered: “No one. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 12

New rules will stop ‘ugly’ noses for 2015 – Whiting

F1′s governing body will move to stop ‘ugly’ noses ahead of the 2015 season.

2014-01-30 - Caterham F1 Team - Marcus Ericsson 04Drivers, fans and even the designers have expressed dismay at the aesthetics of this year’s new cars, after a change to the nose-height regulations on safety grounds for 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 30

FIA’s Whiting says ‘clever’ Lotus nose is ‘legal’

“The approach is – without a doubt – different, but it is legitimate”

Lotus - Yota Device Lotus’ innovative double-pronged nose solution for 2014 has been declared legal by the FIA’s Charlie Whiting. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 30

McLaren ‘wing’ suspension raises eyebrows at Jerez

Unseemly nose solutions are attracting all of the obvious attention early in 2014.

2014-01-24 - McLaren Mercedes MP4-29 7 But, behind the scenes, engineers are far more interested in what is lurking at the rear of McLaren’s innovative new MP4-29. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 28

Faltering start to first test of 2014

F1 teams got off to a faltering start on Tuesday as the sport’s brave new V6 era began.

Circuito de Jerez Some were not even at the starting gate for the start of the first of just three four-day winter tests, as Lotus and Marussia do not have their 2014 cars in southern Spain. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 28

FIA ‘bombarded’ by Lotus nose legality queries

“All the teams are now looking in this direction”

2014-01-24 - Lotus F1 Team E22 2F1′s governing body was “bombarded” with messages from rival teams after Lotus revealed the first photo of its highly-unique nose solution for 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 26

Tickets sale for Formula 1 Russian Grand Prix starts on March 4, 2014

Formula Sochi announces the date of Formula 1 Russian Grand Prix ticket sales launch.

Sochi - Panorama of the Olympic Park and Formula 1 autodrome Dec 2013 Tickets will be available from the 4th of March 2014 – exactly 222 before the main race. Promoter’s website, which will be launched in February, is planned to become the main platform of the tickets sale. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 07

No penalty for Korea after ‘fire truck’ incident

“I would say it was a classic misunderstanding” – Whiting

2012-10-14 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Korea International Circuit 02Organisers of the Korean grand prix will escape sanction, even though a fire vehicle was deployed onto the racing line during Sunday’s race. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 03

FIA backs Vettel amid cheat claims

“Everything is under our control, and Vettel’s car complies with the regulations.”

2013-09-21- Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel - 99027The FIA has backed Sebastian Vettel amid claims he is strolling to the 2013 title with a questionably-legal Red Bull. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 27

Drivers could get sixth engine for bustling 2014 calendar

The smaller teams, however, might not be happy with that.

2013-06-09_1028F1 drivers may be allocated an extra engine for next season, if the calendar really does swell to an unprecedented 22 races. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 20

F1 proposes extended practice session for young drivers

So far, the proposed change has drawn a mixed response.

Friday practice sessions could be extended from 90 to 120 minutes next year in a bid to help young drivers gain formula one mileage. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 24

Drivers could boycott over Spa tyre danger

The new saga has arisen after Sebastian Vettel suffered a rear failure

Eau Rouge Spa FrancorschampsF1 drivers are threatening to ‘boycott’ the Belgian grand prix if their concerns about tyre safety are not eased, according to Italy’s La Gazzetta dello Sport. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 22

Grid grooves at Spa worry Vettel

“There is probably a disadvantage for the start”

GP2 - Spa-FrancorchampsDrivers and engineers were surprised on Thursday when they inspected the Spa-Francorchamps circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

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