Tag Archive: Daily Mail

Apr 20

Ousted boss Martin Whitmarsh could walk away from McLaren with a $10 million payout.

Whitmarsh set for $10m McLaren payout – report

2013-06-09_0007 Last month, when Eric Boullier became the British team’s new chief in the wake of supremo Ron Dennis’ return to power, it was rumoured Whitmarsh agreed not to speak to the media while his contract payout is negotiated. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 20

Female lawyer to help Ecclestone run F1

Ecclestone, whose trial begins next Thursday, is not in China this weekend.

2013-06-07_0008 Bernie Ecclestone will lean heavily on the help of a 44-year-old woman when his corruption trial begins next week in Germany. 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

Wife arranging to take Schumacher home – reports

Michael Schumacher could soon be headed home

Michael Schumacher - Deutsche Vermogensberatung British newspapers the Daily Mail and the Sun are reporting that the F1 legend’s wife Corinna is making arrangements for a $17 million medical suite so that Schumacher can continue his now three-month coma at their home on Lake Geneva. 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 18

Boullier denies Dennis already interfering

Dennis was spotted walking to the pitwall, apparently to tell Boullier what to do 

2014-03-17 - McLaren Mercedes - Australia - Eric Boullier 01 Eric Boullier insists McLaren ‘supremo’ Ron Dennis is letting him get on with his new job.
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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 16

Bernie Ecclestone does not think Susie Wolff will ever realise her dream of lining up on the F1 grid

Ecclestone doubts Susie Wolff will race in F1

Susie Wolff Briton Wolff, whose Austrian husband Toto is the Mercedes chief and Williams co-owner, will need a full race super license in 2014 as she appears on the Friday mornings at Silverstone and Hockenheim at the wheel of the Mercedes-powered Williams. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 14

The Mercedes drivers’ charge for victory in Melbourne will be unfettered by ‘team orders’

No team orders despite Mercedes dominance

2014-03-01_0017 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Bahrain - Nico Rosberg 16 years ago, McLaren enraged the spectators at Albert Park, having arrived for the 1998 season opener with its totally dominant car. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 13

McLaren’s Melbourne livery a one-off

“Our cars will not feature a title sponsor at the first event” – Dennis

2014-02-27_0001 - McLaren Mercedes - Bahrain - Kevin Magnussen McLaren will run prominent ‘Mobil’ branding on its 2014 car in a one-off livery this weekend in Australia. 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 12

Vettel could exit amid Red Bull crisis – Marko

Red Bull needs to up its game or risk losing Sebastian Vettel.

2014-03-02 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Bahrain - Sebastian Vettel - 99001 That is the admission of the team’s always-blunt Dr Helmut Marko, as quadruple reigning world champion Vettel prepares to either retire or finish outside the points as the 2014 season kicks off this weekend in Melbourne. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 07

If Williams is a force in 2014, almost the entire paddock will celebrate the return of an F1 great.

Paddock to celebrate ‘popular’ Williams revival

2014-03-06 - Williams F1 Team - Martini livery 06 The newly Mercedes-powered team, having once dominated the sport but not won a title since 1997, has looked a dark horse contender for 2014 during pre-season testing. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 05

F1 heading for Azerbaijan debut – Ecclestone

Baku could be on the annual calendar as soon as next year

Three equally sized horizontal bands of blue, red, and green, with a white crescent and an eight-pointed star centered in the red bandAlmost a year ago, Bernie Ecclestone stunned F1′s headline writers when he said plans were afoot for a race in Baku. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 04

Bottas plays down 2014 ‘fuel saving’ fears

“I think that at most of the races, we will be able to drive like this” – Bottas

2014-03-02_0029 - Williams - Bahrain - Valtteri BottasValtteri Bottas has played down fears grands prix will become little more than fuel-saving affairs in F1′s new ‘green’ era. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 24

Court victory cost Ecclestone millions

“My costs are bloody expensive”

Formula 1 Circuit in Sochi - Bernier Ecclestone 2 He may have won the court battle with Constantin Medien, but it still cost the F1 chief executive millions. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 21

Clouds still gathering over Ecclestone’s reign

“Constantin will be appealing those findings”

A German media company will appeal the verdict in Bernie Ecclestone’s London civil case amid the F1 bribery scandal. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 31

Newey ‘back to the drawing board’ amid Red Bull crisis

“Adrian has gone back to the drawing board, definitely”

2014-01-30 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Daniel Ricciardo (5)Amid world champion Red Bull’s testing nightmare at Jerez, bigwigs Christian Horner, Adrian Newey, Helmut Marko and the visiting team owner Dietrich Mateschitz all departed southern Spain on Thursday. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 31

Ecclestone slams Jerez testing ‘farce’

“People want noise — something special, that’s what F1 is all about”

Bernie Ecclestone portrait F1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone has slammed the sport’s brave new era, saying the Jerez test this week proves the radical 2014 rules have produced “a total farce”. Read the rest of this entry »

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