Tag Archive: Christian Horner

Apr 16

Active suspension could return to F1 – report

F1 could bring back highly-sophisticated ‘active suspension’ to cut costs.

2014-03-30 - Sahara Force India F1 Team - Malaysia - Nico Hulkenberg 02 Reporting from Shanghai, Telegraph correspondent Daniel Johnson said the idea is among a draft proposal by the FIA after teams blocked Jean Todt’s plans for a budget cap. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 14

Red Bull taking ‘new evidence’ to Monday appeal

“As more races have progressed, issues have become more evident” – Horner

2014-03-14 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Australia - Sebastian Vettel 99014 Red Bull claims to have “a very strong case” as the world champions try on Monday to overturn Daniel Ricciardo’s Melbourne disqualification. 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 07

Mercedes denies Lowe call was ‘team order’

“They knew not to do anything stupid in the third race.” – Toto Wolff


2014-03-30 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Malaysia - Paddy LoweMercedes boss Paddy Lowe insists his drivers did not ignore a clear team order during Sunday’s Bahrain grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 01

Red Bull denies dropping Ricciardo appeal

“Utter nonsense” – Dr Helmut Marko

2014-03-30 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Malaysia - Daniel Ricciardo (2) Red Bull has denied rumours it is preparing to drop its appeal against Daniel Ricciardo’s Melbourne disqualification. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 31

Red Bull continued to grapple with fuel flow problems in Sunday’s Malaysian grand prix

More fuel flow problems for Red Bull

2014-02-28 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Bahrain - pit stop 04 While Sebastian Vettel finished third, it was his teammate Daniel Ricciardo’s sister RB10 – disqualified in Melbourne over the very same issue – that was once again affected. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 31

Rivals say Mercedes not easily caught

“It’s a big gap.  They have plenty up their sleeve.” – Christian Horner

2014-03-17 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Australia - Nico Rosberg 06 Mercedes’ rivals have acknowledged the gap to the dominant championship leaders will not be easily overcome. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 30

Horner dating Spice Girl – reports

If true, it would mean Horner has split with his partner of 14 years, Beverley Allen

2013-04-13 - Red Bull Racing - China - Christian Horner 2 Christian Horner has reportedly split with his long-term partner six months after the birth of their first child. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 30

Bernie Ecclestone has been on a mission in Malaysia this weekend to turn up the volume in formula one

Ecclestone on a mission to make more noise

2012-11-15_0006 Apparently alarmed that the sport’s new, quieter tones will drive away promoters, sponsors and fans, the F1 chief executive has been hard at work trying to come up with a way to make the turbo V6s louder. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 29

Conspiracy theorists leap on F1 criticism

“I’m not happy with what we have now.” – Ecclestone

2012-04-22 - Bahrain Grand Prix - Bernie Ecclestone - Jean Todt Amid all the moaning about F1′s lower volume, the conspiracy theorists are now beginning to raise their voices in the F1 paddock. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 29

FIA rules out scrapping fuel flow sensors

F1′s governing body has ruled out scrapping the new rule limiting fuel flow

Gill Sensors - The Ultrasonic Fuel Flow Meter has been approved by the FIA for use in the 2014 F1 season and WEC With Red Bull already appealing its Daniel Ricciardo disqualification and then encountering more problems with the new mandatory Gill sensor in Malaysia, team boss Christian Horner has called on the FIA to simply scrap the rule. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 28

Red Bull’s fuel flow problems continue in Malaysia

The ‘fuel flow’ saga is continuing in Malaysia

2014-03-16 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Australia - Daniel Ricciardo 99007 The Times newspaper reports that, after Daniel Ricciardo’s disqualification in Melbourne, Red Bull spent over $130,000 on five brand new FIA-mandated Gill sensors for the Sepang race. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 27

Button doesn’t like sound of Vettel’s critique

“Daniel (Ricciardo) showed in Melbourne that the car is fast on a wet track”

2014-03-16 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Australia - Sebastian Vettel 99004 Sebastian Vettel on Thursday admitted a dubious weather forecast for the Malaysian grand prix is making him excited, not nervous. Read the rest of this entry »

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

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 »

Mar 21

Rivals think Mercedes has big advantage

Mercedes’ advantage over its 2014 rivals might be bigger than is currently thought.

2014-03-17 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Australia - Melbourne Nico Rosberg won the Melbourne race with a half-minute advantage, but Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso was quoted afterwards by Auto Motor und Sport as suspecting the German was “playing with us” on the roads around Albert Park. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 19

FIA sides with fuel flow supplier

“The (Gill Sensors) device has obvious fluctuations”

2014-03-16 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Australia - Daniel Ricciardo 99035The supplier of F1′s mandatory new fuel flow sensor has distanced itself from the Red Bull cheat controversy. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 18

Daniel Ricciardo thinks he has a good chance at winning back his Melbourne podium

Ricciardo hopes to win back Melbourne podium

2014-03-16 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Australia - Daniel Ricciardo 99025Red Bull has vowed to appeal the stewards’ decision to throw out the Australian’s popular home race result due to irregularities with fuel flow into his Renault engine. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 17

Rivals face struggle to catch Mercedes

“Rosberg is the new Vettel”

2014-03-01_0012 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Bahrain - Nico RosbergDaniel Ricciardo’s disqualification aside, the Red Bull ‘crisis’ appeared far less severe in Melbourne than it did over the winter. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 15

Mercedes upped budget to succeed in F1 – Lauda

“The budget under the dictate of the RRA was the first major stumbling block”

2014-03-06 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team (2)Niki Lauda has admitted Mercedes upped its F1 budget in the quest to chase down the sport’s top teams. Read the rest of this entry »

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