Tag Archive: Formula One

Apr 17

Vettel ‘shocked’ by Domenicali exit

“I was shocked when I heard about it” – Vettel

2014-03-30 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Malaysia - Sebastian Vettel  (3) World champion Sebastian Vettel says he was “shocked” when he heard about Stefano Domenicali’s departure at Ferrari. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 17

US base for Haas team ‘crazy’ – Montoya

Gene Haas is “crazy” to base his new formula one team in America.

Juan-Pablo Montoya - photo © IndyCar Series - Chris Owens That is the claim of Juan Pablo Montoya, a former F1 winner who subsequently set up a career in Nascar, the top stock car series where Haas already co-owns a team. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 16

President Luca di Montezemolo has dismissed early criticism of Ferrari’s new team boss

Montezemolo rejects early Mattiacci criticism

Luca Di Montezemolo 2012-12-23 First, he applauded the ousted Stefano Domenicali for taking responsibility for the fabled team’s poor results and choosing to resign. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 16

2014 critics have ‘agenda’ – Mosley

“If you don’t have change, you just disappear.”

Max Mosley - photo Getty Images Former FIA president Max Mosley says criticism of the ‘new’ face of formula one is being powered by those with an “agenda”. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 15

Mark looks back (and forward) at Silverstone

“We have had a very long and testing build-up to the first race”

Mark Webber - Porsche “I always look forward to racing at Silverstone and this weekend will be no exception when I return as a Porsche works driver LMP1.” Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 15

Mercedes wants more punishment for Red Bull

Red Bull broke the rules in “such a flagrant and deliberate” manner

2014-03-15 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Australia - Daniel Ricciardo 99009 Championship leader Mercedes has urged FIA judges to add to reigning world champion Red Bull’s penalty amid the fuel flow affair. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 15

F1 move ‘impossible’ for Danica Patrick – Haas

“It would be really impossible to accomplish that and survive”

Danica-Patrick-helmet-NASCAR-Sprint-Cup-Series-Daytona-2013-July-4 - CG Danica Patrick, the world’s most famous female racing driver, will apparently not be making the switch to formula one with Haas. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 14

Subway could become F1 sponsor – report

Subway could emulate its Nascar strategy

File:Subway restaurant.svgAmerican chain Subway could be the next sponsor to enter formula one, according to F1 business journalist Christian Sylt. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 11

Pirelli announces nominations for Spain, Monaco and Canada

Canada is a circuit that is very reliant on mechanical grip

Pirelli Following the start of the 2014 Formula One season, Pirelli has nominated the tyres that will be used in the grands prix of Spain, Monaco and Canada. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 11

Red Bull quit rumours ‘nonsense’ – Marko

He also played down reports Red Bull could design its own turbo V6

2014-03-14 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Australia - Daniel Ricciardo 99013 Dr Helmut Marko on Friday rubbished speculation suggesting Red Bull could quit formula one. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 11

BMW and Ford could each be eyeing a return to formula one, according to reports

BMW, Ford considering F1 return – reports

2014-01-16_0209 The BMW rumour has been triggered by comments made by former F1 team owner and boss Gian Carlo Minardi, who said the revolutionary new turbo V6 rules were devised not just by current F1 suppliers Mercedes, Ferrari and Renault. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 11

Sauber’s female driver to make F1 test debut

Simone de Silvestro will shortly make her formula one test debut.

2014-03-02 - Sauber F1 Team - Hinwil - Simo De Silvestro (2) The 25-year-old female Swiss driver, best known for her Indycar exploits, recently became “affiliated” with the Ferrari-powered Sauber team. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 10

Paid F1 ‘app’ to debut in June – Ecclestone

Bernie Ecclestone has agreed to race formula one into the digital age.

2012-06-07_0277 Early this week, Ferrari boss Stefano Domenicali urged the F1 chief executive to embrace the internet, as the “young generation” does not want “to see an entire race for one and a half hours”. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 10

No ‘harakiri’ between Mercedes teammates – Wolff

Toto Wolff insists Bahrain was not simply a one-off

2014-01-31 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Lewis Hamilton 13 Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg have been told the ‘rules’ for their future wheel-to-wheel battles. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 10

F1 return still ‘impossible’ for now – Kubica

“The limitations have made my life more difficult”

DTM - AMG Mercedes C-Coupe - Robert Kubica (5) Robert Kubica has revealed his physical limitations are still standing in the way of his return to formula one. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 09

Teams in talks to buy into F1 – Ecclestone

A group of teams is indeed “having a conversation” about buying into F1

2014-03-30 - Scuderia Ferrari - Malaysia - Fernando Alonso - Kimi Raikkonen - Teams 01 Bernie Ecclestone on Wednesday revealed that a group of teams is considering buying into formula one. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 09

V6 switch ended Mercedes quit talks

The old V8 rules had become “hard to explain” amid the trends for “downsizing

2014-03-06 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team (1) Mercedes has revealed it probably would have quit formula one if the sport had stayed with loud V8 engines beyond 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 09

Ferrari team no longer ‘excellent’ – Briatore

“For the team, at the moment it is very difficult.”

2014-03-02 - Scuderia Ferrari - Bahrain - Fernando Alonso (2) While Ferrari’s global brand remains strong, the health of the Maranello based formula one team is less impressive. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 09

Marussia no longer owned by Russian supercar maker

F1 team Marussia has split with its Russian supercar maker owner.

2014-02-19_0004 - Marussia F1 Team - Bahrain - Jules Bianchi The sports arm of the Russian news agency Ria Novosti reports that Marussia Motors, headed by Nikolai Fomenko, is no longer making cars and has given up ownership of the UK-based formula one team that bears its name. 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 »

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