Tag Archive: Heinz-Harald Frentzen

Jul 20

Heidfeld is dating Frentzen

“We have known each other from our childhood”

Schönes Paar: Sven Heidfeld und Nicole-Nadine Frentzen beim Urlaub in MonacoIt’s a sensational headline, and nonetheless true — Sven Heidfeld, the brother of former F1 driver Nick, and Heinz-Harald Frentzen’s sister Nicole-Nadine Frentzen, are an item. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 02

Frentzen has fix for ‘processional’ F1

“I would give them ten more litres in the tank, and I’d drill a hole in the exhaust”

Heinz-Harald Frentzen A bit more fuel and a drill — that is how former F1 driver Heinz-Harald Frentzen would spice up the 2014 spectacle. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 22

Frentzen says Schumacher scotched comeback hopes

Heinz-Harald Frentzen has taken a swipe at his countryman and former rival and stablemate, Michael Schumacher.

Heinz-Harald Frentzen2012-07-21 - Mercedes AMG Petronas - Germany - Michael Schumacher 02Once pre-F1 sportscar teammates, the Germans’ careers both headed into formula one in the 90s, where Schumacher soared to uber-success and Frentzen won 3 of his 160 grands prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 02

Mercedes-Benz Junior Team: Bringing on new talent in the DTM

New Mercedes-Benz DTM Junior Team for 2012 consisting of Roberto Merhi, Christian Vietoris and Robert Wickens

Robert WickensMercedes-Benz logoSuccessful Mercedes-Benz Junior Team of the 1990s featuring Michael Schumacher, Heinz-Harald Frentzen and Karl Wendlinger to serve as model. Mercedes-Benz youth development as stepping stone to Formula One and DTM: Eight out of 24 F1 drivers in 2012 and five out of nine Mercedes-Benz DTM drivers in 2011 previously competed in Formula 3 in a Mercedes-powered car. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 19

Andreas Wirth to run for Callaway Competition

With Heinz-Harald Frentzen as Co-Driver in 2012

Heinz-Harald FrentzenAndreas Wirth 091103-4With a new season comes much excitement for Andreas Wirth as he announced today he will be racing in the legendary Corvette for 2012.  Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 20

Age costing Schumacher ‘precious tenths’ – Frentzen

Age has slowed down Michael Schumacher, his countryman and former rival Heinz-Harald Frentzen said on Tuesday.

2011-11-26 - Mercedes GP Petronas F1 Team - Brazil - Michael Schumacher 04 2011-10-29 - Mercedes GP Petronas F1 Team - India - Michael Schumacher 02Early in their motor racing careers, it was the now 44-year-old Frentzen who was considered the quicker of the pair, but Schumacher went on to dizzying heights in F1 while the other German retired in 2003 with just three wins.

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Oct 08

Webber is Vettel’s ‘perfect number 2′ – Frentzen

A secret of Sebastian Vettel’s run of success is the “dream team” at Red Bull.

2011-09-24 - Red Bull Racing - Singapore - Mark Webber 12011-09-24 - Red Bull Racing - Singapore - Sebastian Vettel 1That is the claim of the 24-year-old German’s retired countryman and grand prix winner Heinz-Harald Frentzen. The former Sauber and Williams driver told Welt newspaper: “As long as the team stays together, it will be very hard to beat.  This is what we saw with Ferrari’s dream team.

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Oct 08

Frentzen plays down fitness in F1

Heinz Harald Frentzen has played down the importance of fitness in formula one.

Heinz-Harald FrentzenFlagworld - F1The retired grand prix winner, who last raced with Sauber in 2003, was one of the last drivers in the sport who was an occasional smoker.

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Sep 27

Angry Tost says F1 needs ‘professional stewards’

Toro Rosso team boss Franz Tost has admitted he is angry after Singapore.

2011-07-30 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - Hungary - Franz Tost2011-09-21 - Scuderia Toro RossoThe team’s Spanish driver Jaime Alguersuari was given a drive-through penalty for an incident not captured by the cameras involving Jarno Trulli.

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Aug 27

Red Bull ‘can only defeat themselves’ – Frentzen

“At the moment they (Red Bull) can only defeat themselves”

Frentzen Alesi2011-07-24 - Red Bull Racing - Germany - Christian HornerFormer F1 winner Heinz-Harald Frentzen has said it will be difficult for Sebastian Vettel’s rivals to chase down his championship advantage in 2011. “At the moment they (Red Bull) can only defeat themselves,” he told the Austrian portal laola1.

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Aug 23

Debut failure was Jordan’s fault – Schumacher

“The story is that we had problems in the warmup”

2011-07-24 - Mercedes GP Petronas F1 Team - Germany - Michael Schumacher 012011-06-12_1539Michael Schumacher has pointed the finger at his first formula one boss Eddie Jordan as he recalled his grand prix debut 20 years ago. At Spa-Francorchamps this weekend, the seven time world champion is marking the passing of two decades since he burst onto the scene with Jordan.

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Jun 22

Frentzen to reappear as Valencia steward

Heinz-Harald Frentzen will reprise his 2010 stewarding duties at this weekend’s European grand prix.

Frentzen AlesiValencia Street Circuit logoThe German made his debut in the FIA role at the same Valencia street circuit last season. Now 44, Frentzen won three grands prix during his 160-race career between 1994 and 2003. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 16

40 years of Sauber Motorsport – a tale of the unexpected (+photos)

The Story

2010-07-15 - BMW Sauber F1 Team - Peter Sauber 01The German Grand Prix at Hockenheim on 25th July will see Sauber Motorsport celebrate 40 years of racing. The C29 cars of Pedro de la Rosa and Kamui Kobayashi will bear an appropriate inscription. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 27

Furious Alonso slams stewards after Hamilton penalty (updated²)

A furious Fernando Alonso has accused FIA stewards of manipulating Sunday’s European grand prix.
Hamilton tells furious Ferrari to ‘accept’ rules
Also Massa says Valencia stewards ‘completely wrong’

2010-02-27 - Ferrari - Fernando Alonso 01The Ferrari driver was running behind Lewis Hamilton at Valencia when the safety car was pulling onto the track to attend to Mark Webber’s crash. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 24

Frentzen to be FIA steward in Valencia

The German won three grands prix

Heinz-Harald Frentzen will be the former driver serving alongside three conventional FIA stewards at this weekend’s European grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

May 26

Herbert to be F1 steward again in Turkey

Johnny Herbert will this weekend once again act as F1′s driver steward.

The 45-year-old Briton, who won three grands prix during his career spanning 165 races until 2000, debuted in the role in Malaysia. Read the rest of this entry »

May 14

Trulli pushes for perfect Monaco record

New teams deserve places on F1 grid – Trulli

2010-05-08 - Lotus F1 Racing - Jarno Trulli 01Jarno Trulli is this weekend bidding to maintain a perfect qualifying record on the streets of Monaco. Since his first visit to the Principality as a formula one driver in 1997, the 35-year-old Italian has never been outqualified by the occupant of the sister car. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 08

Interview with Team Principal Peter Sauber

For me it was also important to appoint a Technical Director with a track record

This week will see a long-scheduled change of management in the technical department at Hinwil. Willy Rampf (56), the team’s Technical Director for the last ten years, will hand over the reins to James Key (38). Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 31

Johnny Herbert to be F1 steward in Malaysia

Johnny Herbert will be the driver steward on duty at this weekend’s Malaysian grand prix.

The Jean Todt-led initiative, with experienced former drivers sitting alongside the regular F1 stewards, is designed to give credibility and bring a new relevant perspective to their decisions. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 19

Prost to reprise stewards role in 2010

“It’s an experiment; we will see how it goes”

For the first time since his team collapsed in 2001, quadruple world champion Alain Prost is set to become a near-regular in formula one this season. Read the rest of this entry »

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