Tag Archive: France

Apr 21

‘Focused’ Hamilton on charge for title – Lauda

“Now he is doing the performance you expect from him.”

2014-04-20 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - China - Lewis Hamilton (6) Niki Lauda couldn’t resist a jibe at rivals Ferrari on Sunday after the botched chequered flag incident near the end of the Chinese grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 18

Counting down to FIA Formula E action with Renault

Spark-Renault SRT-01 Es spend three days being tested at a circuit in Issoire

With less than five months to go before the FIA Formula E Championship kicks off in Beijing, China, on September 13, the competition’s key players – including Renault, an official technical partner of FEH and Spark Racing Technology – have already started the countdown to the beginning of the new series. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 17

Renault initially ‘not open’ amid crisis – Marko

“We found many errors” – Marko

2014-03-04_0013 - Scuderia Ferrari - Bahrain - Stefano Domenicali - Dr Helmut Marko - Nika Lauda Renault’s 2014 crisis began to ease when the French marque became more “open”, according to outspoken Red Bull director Dr Helmut Marko. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 11

Marko hopes Renault engine ‘starts to work’

If Renault cannot improve its engine, Mercedes will run away with the 2014 title.

2014-03-01 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Bahrain -  Christian Horner - Dr Helmut Marko That is the warning of Dr Helmut Marko, an outspoken director of the Renault-powered reigning world champions Red Bull. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 10

Renault situation ‘not acceptable’ – Grosjean

The 27-year-old is sounding increasingly frustrated

2014-03-30 - Lotus F1 Team - Malaysia - Romain Grosjean 04 Romain Grosjean is apparently becoming more and more frustrated with the situation at troubled Lotus this season. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 05

Doctors ‘cautious’ after Schumacher awakening news

“It could mean he opens and closes his eyes when he is asked”

Michael Schumacher - Deutsche Vermogensberatung A wave of relief spread through the Bahrain paddock on Friday, as news broke that F1 legend Michael Schumacher has shown “moments of consciousness” this week after months in a coma. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 27

Panis no fan of ‘green’ F1

F1 veteran Olivier Panis has admitted he is no fan of the ‘new’ F1.

Olivier Panis 2011-09-05 “Honestly, yes,” he answered when asked by France’s sport365 if the 2014 opener in Melbourne left him feeling frustrated. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 21

Expert alarmed at Schumacher weight loss

“20 kilos is a lot for people with normal body weights”

Michael Schumacher - Deutsche Vermogensberatung An expert has admitted he is alarmed by reports Michael Schumacher has lost a quarter of his bodyweight whilst laying comatose in France. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 21

Pic ‘expects’ Friday work with Lotus in 2014

“I am very excited to join a top team”

Charles Pic - Olivier Panis Charles Pic is expecting to appear on the timesheets in some Friday practice sessions this year, after signing up as the new Lotus third driver. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 21

Williams to show Martini livery on March 6

Williams’ deal to be announced prior to Australian grand prix

Felipe Massa Williams 19 - photo G.N. ToileF1.com Williams’ new Martini-themed 2014 livery will be unveiled on 6 March, a week before the F1 circus gathers in Melbourne for the season opener. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 17

Boullier exit ‘a surprise’ – Grosjean

Lotus is now ready to push the throttle down in 2014.

2013-06-06_0089 That is the claim of driver Romain Grosjean, following rumours the Enstone team is still struggling with the sort of financial problems that became well-known in the F1 paddock late last season. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 12

Crazy Leo – I’ve been chosen for the Drive DMACK Fiesta Trophy!

Remember all my WRC dreams, discussions and plans?

2013-11-29-0003_v3 We made it! It’s one of the coolest ways to get into the top level of rally sport!

I’m very proud to have been selected for the 2014 Drive DMACK Fiesta Trophy. 5 European rounds in 2014: Portugal (3–6 April), Poland (27–29 June), Finland (HOOAH!) (1–3 August), Germany (22–24 August) and France (3–5 October). Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 29

Manager denies doctors to end Schumacher coma

“I repeat that we will not comment on such speculation.” – Sabine Kehm

Michael Schumacher - Deutsche Vermogensberatung Michael Schumacher’s manager has played down reports the Grenoble hospital is preparing to bring the great German out of his month-long coma. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 29

Vettel hopes for ‘miracle’ a month into Schumacher coma

Wednesday marks exactly one month that Michael Schumacher has been in a coma.

2014-01-28 -  Infiniti Red Bull Racing - RB10 unveil - Sebastian Vettel - Daniel Ricciardo (6) Doctors at the Grenoble hospital have kept the great German unconscious through anaesthesia, and he is now listed in a “stable” condition. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 27

Lotus in ‘contact’ with Whitmarsh – source

“There has been contact with Martin”

2013-06-08_0053 Deposed McLaren boss Martin Whitmarsh could switch to Lotus for 2014, an insider has confirmed. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 27

Grosjean future safe despite Boullier exit

Lopez told France’s RMC that Grosjean is safe

2013-11-17 - Lotus F1 Team - Romain Grosjean 01 Romain Grosjean’s Lotus future is safe, despite the departure from the team of boss Eric Boullier. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 22

F1 set to be energized in 2014

Renault is fully prepared for this technical revolution

2014-01-22 - Renault Energy F1-2014 (19) FIA Formula One World Championship set to welcome most radical technical changes in the history of the sport in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 14

Button’s father John dies at 70

“Ever since Jenson was a boy, racing go-karts, his dad has been at his side”

Jenson Button’s father, a highly popular F1 figure and a long-standing paddock regular, has died. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 08

Footage proves Schumacher crash at low speed

That is the claim of France’s RMC radio and also BFMTV television

2010-01-25 - MERCEDES GP PETRONAS TEAM - Michael and Corinna Schumacher Footage from a camera mounted on Michael Schumacher’s helmet proves the seven time world champion was skiing slowly when he fell on rocks recently. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 06

Schumacher injury saga enters second week

Doctors could give a full medical update to the media on Monday

2012-11-18_0006 Media interest remains at fever pitch as Michael Schumacher’s coma after his skiing crash in France enters a second week. Read the rest of this entry »

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