Tag Archive: China

Apr 14

Domenicali quits, replaced by Mattiacci – reports

“He seems to have willingly accepted the situation”

2014-03-04_0021 - Scuderia Ferrari - Bahrain - Stefano Domenicali Team boss Stefano Domenicali has quit Ferrari, multiple media sources are reporting on Monday.
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Apr 11

Engine makers to discuss V6 noise in China

One proposal made by Mercedes is to simply look into sound amplification

2014-03-30 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Malaysia -  Nico Rosberg 01 F1′s three engine makers will discuss how to turn up the volume of their controversial turbo V6s ahead of the Chinese grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 11

Title sponsor removed from Force India sidepods

Force India has denied it is set to split with its title sponsor Sahara.

2014-02-27_0017 - Sahara Force India F1 Team - Bahrain - Sergio Perez The Indian conglomerate is headed by Subrata Roy, who is currently sitting in jail for failing to pay billions in refunds to investors. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 10

Renault situation ‘not acceptable’ – Grosjean

The 27-year-old is sounding increasingly frustrated

2014-03-30 - Lotus F1 Team - Malaysia - Romain Grosjean 04 Romain Grosjean is apparently becoming more and more frustrated with the situation at troubled Lotus this season. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 09

Even ‘genius’ will not close gap to Mercedes – Marko

“In China, Mercedes are again going to be very difficult to beat”

2013-06-09_0078 Reigning world champion team Red Bull is hoping to be “at least within reach” of dominant Mercedes in the space of a month. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 03

Lotus ‘faster than Williams and McLaren’ – Permane

Lotus claims its troubled 2014 car is often better than a Williams or a McLaren.

2014-03-30 - Lotus F1 Team - Malaysia - Alan Permane 01 Actually, the Enstone based team is badly suffering with its E22, plagued with issues related to the problematic Renault ‘power unit’. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 12

India GP problems ‘money related’ – Ecclestone

“I am still trying for 2015″

2011-10-29 - Sauber F1 Team - India - Sergio Perez 01 The promoter of India’s beleaguered formula one race breached its contract, F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone has revealed. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 05

McLaren denies Dennis power struggle on cards

“It’s business as usual”

2012-11-18_0013 McLaren has denied claims former team boss Ron Dennis is shaping up to take more control of the Woking based company. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 03

McLaren Group embraces China

McLaren demonstrated the importance it places upon China

McLaren Group The McLaren Group is proud to join an official delegation to China from the UK, led by the Prime Minister David Cameron.

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Oct 04

Typhoon threat eases in Korea

The threat of catastrophic weather has eased in South Korea.

2012-10-14 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Korea International Circuit 01Earlier, it was feared Typhoon Fitow would strike the country’s southern region on Sunday, threatening the running of the Korean grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 25

Mika Hakkinen, two times Formula 1 World Champion, will join Erebus Motorsport in China

Mika Hakkinen joins Erebus Motorsport for GT Asia event

Mika Hakkinen AMGTwo times Formula 1 World Champion, Mika Hakkinen will join Erebus Motorsport for the GT Asia event at Zhuhai in China (October 11-13) – the event coupling as a launchpad for the AMG Customer Sports program into the Chinese market. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 09

2014 absence for India ‘not good’ – Stewart

“This year’s race is crucial”

2011-10-29 - Force India - India - Paul di Resta 04Sitting out next year’s F1 calendar is “not a good message” being sent by organisers of the Indian grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 26

Marussia F1 Team announces extended partnership with A-Gas

Turning up the gas

11 - Marussia F1 TeamThe Marussia F1 Team is pleased to announce that it has agreed an enhanced relationship with existing Team Partner A-Gas, which will see the company benefiting from an increased presence on the MR02 race cars and trackside environment at selected Grands Prix on the calendar.  Read the rest of this entry »

May 27

FIA not ruling out penalties after secret test

“Charlie consulted with the FIA lawyers and gave us the green light.”

2013-05-12 - Pirelli - Spain - 04The FIA is not ruling out penalties, after stewards on Sunday investigated Mercedes’ secret Barcelona tyre test. Read the rest of this entry »

May 03

Next Red Bull junior ‘very close’ to F1 debut

The obvious favourite for that seat is Antonio Felix da Costa

2012-10-22 - Red Bull Racing - Antonio Felix da CostaThe latest cream of Red Bull’s junior driver programme insists he is ready to step up to formula one. Read the rest of this entry »

May 01

McLaren not yet thinking about 2014 – Whitmarsh

“Maybe I’m wrong, but I refuse to think about 2014.”

2013-04-20 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Bahrain - Jenson Button 04McLaren is refusing to write off the 2013 season, despite lagging a huge 86 points behind the lead of the constructors’ championship after just four races. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 26

Ferrari ‘calm’ despite troubled start – Gene

“I think this year we will fight until the end for both championships”

2012-06-09_0188Despite a mixed start to the 2013 campaign for Ferrari, test driver Marc Gene insists the mood at Maranello is “calm”. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 22

Prost wrong about ‘emotional’ diagnosis – Grosjean

“We have realised what was wrong”

2013-04-13 - Lotus F1 Team - China - Romain Grosjean (2)Romain Grosjean has hit back at Alain Prost, after the quadruple world champion said the Lotus driver’s lack of pace in 2013 was due to his “emotionally difficult situation”. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 21

Vettel does not need friends in F1 – Marko

“He should focus on racing and winning, nothing else.”

2013-04-13 - Red Bull Racing - China - Sebastian Vettel (1)Sebastian Vettel does not need friends to thrive, according to Dr Helmut Marko and Gerhard Berger. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 17

Raikkonen not complaining about Pirelli

Raikkonen said he doesn’t know what all the fuss is about regarding Pirelli

2013-04-13 - Lotus F1 Team - China - Kimi Raikkonen (5)Kimi Raikkonen has refused to join the chorus of criticism of this year’s Pirelli tyres. Currently just three points shy of leading the 2013 world championship, the Finn won the season opening Australian grand prix and finished second in Shanghai. Read the rest of this entry »

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