Tag Archive: Colin Kolles

Apr 14

A major potential link between F1′s potential 13th team and Ferrari has been discovered

‘Forza Rossa’ is Romanian Ferrari dealer

Forza_Rossa___Bucharest___Romania___Archicon___One_Stop_Shop__Last Friday, when the governing body gave the green light for 2015 to new twelfth team Haas, the FIA also said it was “in the process of conducting further investigations for Forza Rossa”. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 11

Engine deal is ‘next move’ for 2015 team Haas

“Now the really hard work begins” – Haas

Gene Haas portrait Colin Kolles is at the helm of ‘Forza Rossa’, a team that the FIA on Friday said could be next in line for a F1 debut. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 11

FIA to confirm Haas entry on Friday – Ecclestone

“The FIA has accepted him for sure”

Gene Haas portrait Gene Haas will hear some good news on Friday, F1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone has revealed. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 08

Haas still unsure of 2015 F1 entry

The delay in getting the 2015 entry approved is a worry

Gene Haas portrait Gene Haas has revealed he is yet to be notified officially that he will be let in as F1′s newest team owner in 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 06

F1 to allow new Kolles team in 2015

F1 is set to allow two new teams through the paddock turnstiles for 2015.

2011-07-24 - HRT F1 Team - Germany - Colin Kolles 01 Days ago, the sport’s chief executive said the bid made by Nascar team co-owner Gene Haas to enter F1 next year has been successful. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 27

No engine to power Stefanovich’s F1 bid

Unable to agree terms with either Mercedes, Ferrari or Renault

2013-02-27 - Renault Sport F1 engines (17) Zoran Stefanovich has admitted he had to withdraw his bid to enter formula one in 2015 because he could not agree an engine deal. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 04

Haas hopes for 2015 F1 entry decision soon

Gene Haas is waiting to know if he will be let onto the F1 grid next year.

HAAS Automation- Gene Haas- Actually, the FIA’s decision about potential twelfth or thirteenth teams for the 2015 pitlane was scheduled for the end of last week. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 28

Decision about new 2015 teams delayed – report

And Formula One Management “has a right of veto”

2013-10-26 - Lotus F1 Team - Romain Grosjean 07 - teams A decision about whether a twelfth or even thirteenth team will make its debut in 2015 has been postponed. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 17

Court action threatens Kolles’ F1 plans – report

A court action could endanger Colin Kolles’ chances of returning to formula one.

2011-07-24 - HRT F1 Team - Germany - Colin Kolles 01 The former HRT and Force India boss had been linked with a return to the sport with his own team, after the FIA recently invited interested parties to apply for the vacant pitlane spot. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 11

F1 could have two new teams in 2015 – report

F1 could have not one, but two new teams in 2015.

150x80-flagworldf1 Italy’s Autosprint reports that, in Paris early this week, the FIA began the official evaluation process after inviting expressions of interest in filling the pitlane vacancy created by HRT’s demise. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 20

Dacia denies F1 reports

“We know nothing about these rumours”

150x80-flagworldf1 The low-cost Romanian carmaker Dacia has denied reports linking it with formula one. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 19

Report links Kolles entry with carmaker Dacia

An unlikely name is being linked with a potential F1 foray for 2015.

2011-07-24 - HRT F1 Team - Germany - Colin Kolles 01 Earlier, it emerged that former Force India and HRT boss Colin Kolles was among the bidders for pitlane’s final 2015 spot. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 17

Kolles, Stefan also bidding for F1 in 2015

Two more potential teams are bidding to join the formula one pitlane.

150x80-flagworldf1Bernie Ecclestone revealed on Thursday that he is in talks with two new outfits, and the first reared its head in the form of Nascar co-owner Gene Haas. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 04

F1 legend Andretti backs Ricciardo move

“I can understand the decision absolutely.”

2012-11-18_0002Mario Andretti, F1′s world champion of 1978, has backed Red Bull’s decision to sign Daniel Ricciardo. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 19

Mercedes backs Wolff amid Kolles comments saga

“If you are successful, you will be pelted with mud.”

2013-06-08_0127Mercedes has thrown its “full confidence” behind Toto Wolff, following reports he made disparaging remarks about his colleagues and bosses. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 17

Ex-F1 boss Kolles tried to blackmail Wolff – report

They settled their dispute with the intervention of Bernie Ecclestone

2011-07-24 - HRT F1 Team - Germany - Colin Kolles 01Former HRT boss Colin Kolles tried to blackmail Mercedes chief Toto Wolff earlier this year, it has emerged. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 19

Force India hits back at F1 ‘crisis’ reports

Force India has hit back at claims co-owner Vijay Mallya’s reported financial problems could sink the Silverstone based team.

2012-09-02 - Sahara Force India F1 Team - Belgium - Vijay Mallya - Sir Richard Branson2011-10-29 - Force India - India - Dr. Vijay Mallya 02Citing sources, the Italiaracing magazine had said former Indian billionaire Mallya’s “severe economic difficulties” meant Bernie Ecclestone has “activated a plan to save the team”. The report mentioned the possibility of a return to F1 for Colin Kolles, or even Flavio Briatore. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 18

Force India ‘could collapse’ amid Mallya crisis – report

Force India “is in crisis” and it is possible the Silverstone based team “could collapse”.

2011-10-29 - Force India - India - Dr. Vijay Mallya 032011-10-29 - Force India - India - Dr. Vijay Mallya 02That is the claim of the Italiaracing magazine, who correctly reported some years ago that Pirelli would become the sport’s new tyre supplier. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 18

Karthikeyan still hoping for 2013 HRT seat

Narain Karthikeyan has repeated his desire to stay at HRT in 2013.

2012-06-09_02632012-06-08_0414In July, the Indian admitted that whether he can hang on to his race seat with the back-of-the-grid Spanish team is an open question. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 06

First taste of HRT was ‘total disaster’ – boss

HRT boss Luis Perez-Sala has admitted his first taste of the struggling Spanish team was not a happy one.

2012-07-21 - HRT F1 Team - Germany - Pedro de la Rosa - Dani Clos - Narain Kartikheyan 012012-07-21 - HRT F1 Team - Germany - Pedro de la Rosa 01The former Minardi driver was appointed by HRT’s new owners Thesan Capital last year. His first taste of life at HRT under his predecessor Colin Kolles’ rule was at the 2011 British grand prix.

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