Tag Archive: Italiaracing

Jul 06

Mattiacci orders ‘technical discontinuity’ at Ferrari

Ferrari has floored the throttle in its push to emerge from its 2014 slump.

Marco Mattiacci  - photo Getty Images Eric Boullier, also pushing to end fellow grandee McLaren’s struggle, predicted a long recovery for the fabled Maranello outfit. “It will take them a lot of time to get back on top.  Why?  I’ll keep that to myself,” the Frenchman is quoted by Italiaracing. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 20

Rivals begin chase to catch Mercedes

“Look at how quickly Renault has caught up”

2014-03-17 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Australia - Nico Rosberg 06 Given Mercedes’ dominance in Australia, the German marque’s rivals have now begun their chase. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 20

McLaren chimes in on Red Bull fuel controversy

McLaren has chimed in on the fuel flow controversy.

2014-03-17 - McLaren Mercedes - Australia - Jenson Button 06 After Daniel Ricciardo was disqualified in Melbourne, Red Bull argued that it went its own way with the new fuel consumption rules because FIA’s mandatory sensors were not accurate enough. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 20

No ‘quick fix’ to Red Bull crisis – Vettel

“Our guys are getting very little sleep right now – one to three hours maximum”

2014-01-30 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel - Helmet (4) Red Bull’s early-season crisis has raced from Jerez into Bahrain, as the second of just three pre-season tests began in the island Kingdom. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 20

Berger ‘not surprised’ by Mercedes’ fast start

However, Berger sees a glimmer of hope for Red Bull

2014-01-31 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Lewis Hamilton 13 Gerhard Berger, who is famously close to Red Bull’s inner circle, has admitted Mercedes is heading into the 2014 season as the favourite. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 03

Ross Brawn announces retirement

Linked with McLaren and the great British team’s 2015 engine supplier Honda

Ross Brawn - Toto Wolff Despite earlier saying he would consider his F1 future during a sabbatical, Ross Brawn now insists he has definitively retired. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 06

Lotus to replace reserve driver Valsecchi – report

Lotus looks to have made its choice of official reserve driver for 2014.

2013-06-08_0051 It appears unlikely the Enstone based team will keep Davide Valsecchi on board, particularly after the Italian admitted he was “angry” when bosses overlooked him as the surgery-bound Kimi Raikkonen’s replacement late last season. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 16

Di Resta could replace cousin Franchitti in Indycar

“Racing in America is slightly different, isn’t it?” – di Resta

2013-06-06_0092Paul di Resta could rescue his career in America’s premier open wheel series Indycar in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 14

GP3 runner-up tests McLaren simulator

McLaren could have an eye on its next development driver.

GP3 - Facu Regalia (ART Grand Prix)Dane Kevin Magnussen, with his new Formula Renault 3.5 title, is set to leap straight into F1 with the great British team, while Stoffel Vandoorne is hotly tipped to find a McLaren-backed place on the 2015 grid. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 11

Two candidates in frame for Raikkonen’s seat

“I don’t know anything” – Valsecchi

2013-06-09_0263Two candidates have emerged as possible replacements for the surgery-bound Kimi Raikkonen at Lotus for the remaining two grands prix of the year. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 22

Kvyat unveiled as Toro Rosso racer in 2014

Tost insists Kvyat is “very talented”

Daniil KvyatThe F1 world got a surprise this week when Toro Rosso announced Daniil Kvyat, a Russian teenager, as Daniel Ricciardo’s 2014 successor. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 14

Pirelli renews quit threat amid push for tests

Behind closed doors, Pirelli is stamping its feet as it pushes to prepare for 2014.

2013-05-12 - Pirelli - Spain - 02 International reports, including in Spain’s El Mundo Deportivo and by Italy’s Italiaracing, say the sport’s tyre supplier wants all the major F1 teams to take their 2013 cars to two tyre tests in Abu Dhabi in November and December. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 02

Kvyat admits 2014 F1 move too soon

“Definitely I will not stay in GP3″

GP3 - Daniil Kvyat (MW Arden) Monza QualifyingDaniil Kvyat has admitted the vacancy at Toro Rosso for 2014 may have come too soon for him. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 01

Sergey Sirotkin’s push for a F1 super license will take place at the wheel of a four-year-old Ferrari.

Sirotkin to drive 2009 Ferrari at Fiorano

2013-08-21 - Sauber F1 Team - Sergey Sirotkin 07We reported on Monday that the Russian teen, who is expected to make his grand prix debut for Sauber next year, has already got his programme underway. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 19

Da Costa not counting on Toro Rosso seat

“The pressure is a positive thing”

Antonio Félix da CostaAntonio Felix da Costa seemed happier than a normal race winner when he won the Formula Renault 3.5 race in Hungary last weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 10

Bahrain to be night race in 2014 – reports

“There are pros and cons to doing it.”

2013-04-20 - Lotus F1 Team - Bahrain - Kimi Raikkonen 07Bahrain will celebrate its tenth anniversary as a formula one host by staging next year’s race under lights. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 08

Next Russian drivers emerge on F1 radar

Sochi is set to host the inaugural Russian grand prix next year

Formula Sochi - Panorama (1)Amid the country’s rising presence in the sport, the next Russian drivers have appeared on the formula one radar. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 23

Ricciardo should get seat over Raikkonen – Vergne

“I think it’s my teammate Daniel Ricciardo who should get the job”

2013-06-08_0126Jean-Eric Vergne has admitted he would prefer to see teammate Daniel Ricciardo become the next driver at Red Bull Racing. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 22

Magnussen hopes for 2014 F1 debut

Kevin Magnussen has admitted he wants to make his formula one debut in 2014.

Kevin Magnussen - photo Jad Sherif - WR12 The 20-year-old Dane, whose father is the former F1 driver Jan Magnussen, is a leading figure in McLaren’s driver development programme. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 06

Susie Wolff to test Williams at Silverstone – reports

“She is tremendously glad about it.”

Susie Wolff  2013-01-28Susie Wolff will drive Williams’ 2013 car during the young driver test at Silverstone later this month. Read the rest of this entry »

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