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Ferrari’s nose is a dramatic shape, wide and low
Ferrari on Saturday became the next team to unveil its 2014 car, launching the fan-named F14-T online.
“We all know he is a fighter and will not give up!”
Michael Schumacher’s family has issued a statement but no new information about the health of the seven time world champion.
“Maybe someday I will be on the same team with Kimi or Fernando”
Sebastian Vettel insists he is not afraid to go head-to-head with one of F1′s very best drivers, hinting his next move could be to Ferrari.
Best driver Vettel put Berger to sleep in 2013
That is the view of former F1 driver Gerhard Berger, who nonetheless admitted that the style of German Vettel’s domination in 2013 was a questionable spectacle.
Bernie Ecclestone has backed Ferrari’s controversial new driver pairing.
Some – even Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo – believe pitting former undisputed ‘number 1′ Fernando Alonso against the team’s 2007 world champion Kimi Raikkonen is a bold risk.
Raikkonen will debut the new red single seater
Kimi Raikkonen, not the Ferrari incumbent Fernando Alonso, will get the first on-track taste of the Italian team’s 2014 car.
“These are things that cannot be repeated next year”
Fernando Alonso has acknowledged he did not perform as strongly in 2013 as he did the previous year.
“I’m not a fan of the double points.”
Luca di Montezemolo, one of the most powerful figures in formula one, thinks the highly-controversial new ‘double points’ rule might live a short life.
Actually, Ferrari was the team with only the fifth-best mileage record of 2013
Ferrari had the most reliable car on the 2013 grid, with Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa not retiring from a single grand prix because of a technical failure.
“You never say never”
McLaren supremo Ron Dennis has suggested he would not step in to prevent Fernando Alonso from returning to the British team.
“Definitely Felipe was a hard worker”
Ferrari is likely to “miss” Felipe Massa, according to the Williams-bound Brazilian’s teammate of the last four seasons.
“It’s a complex subject.”
Robert Kubica, whose F1 career was ended by serious injuries almost three years ago, does not think “fear” led to the decline of outgoing Ferrari driver Felipe Massa.
“On Sundays Fernando over two hours is a handful”
Lewis Hamilton is not quite a match for F1′s top drivers Sebastian Vettel and Fernando Alonso.
Felipe Massa has nominated the number 19
Drivers are spending the last days before Christmas coming up with the numbers they will carry for the rest of their formula one careers.
“It’s never easy coming second, but we must look ahead.”
Sergio Perez has defended F1′s controversial new ‘double points’ rule for the 2014 season finale.
With the sport moving to ensure the championship stays alive throughout the season, the ‘double points’ rule was greeted with uproar among fans and slammed by dominant 2013 champion Sebastian Vettel as “nonsense”.
“Why should a single race be worth more?”
International publications have described the highly controversial decision to award double-points in the 2014 season finale as “strange” (Bild) and “crazy” (La Gazzetta dello Sport).
Patient Hulkenberg still waiting for winning car
The highly rated German was almost signed by Ferrari for 2014. Told by the Kolner Express newspaper that he might have been Fernando Alonso’s teammate had Kimi Raikkonen not “lost patience” with Lotus, he answered: “It was a shame.
“Let’s see what kind of driving style will be needed”
Fernando Alonso hopes F1 drivers have a bigger role to play next year, as the wave of radical new regulations hit the 2014 grid.
“It will be interesting to see what happens next”
Fernando Alonso’s frustration in 2013 triggered Ferrari’s push for Kimi Raikkonen.
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