Tag Archive: James Allison

Mar 19

New Ferrari engine too heavy – report

One of Ferrari’s main problems is that its all-new 2014 engine is overweight.

2014-03-17 - Scuderia Ferrari - Australia - Fernando Alonso 01That is the claim of the German magazine Auto Motor und Sport, who said customers Sauber and Marussia are also struggling with a ‘power unit’ that weights 13 kilograms too much. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 30

FIA’s Whiting says ‘clever’ Lotus nose is ‘legal’

“The approach is – without a doubt – different, but it is legitimate”

Lotus - Yota Device Lotus’ innovative double-pronged nose solution for 2014 has been declared legal by the FIA’s Charlie Whiting. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 30

McLaren ‘wing’ suspension raises eyebrows at Jerez

Unseemly nose solutions are attracting all of the obvious attention early in 2014.

2014-01-24 - McLaren Mercedes MP4-29 7 But, behind the scenes, engineers are far more interested in what is lurking at the rear of McLaren’s innovative new MP4-29. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 28

Anticipation high at Jerez as opening test begins

Tyres are not expected to be the talking point over the coming weeks

Jerez Circuit Interest in this week’s opening test of the groundbreaking 2014 season is near-unprecedented. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 07

Lotus to miss first winter test

Lotus is on track for a competitive 2014

2013-06-09_0142 Lotus will not take its new 2014 car to the first official test of the pre-season, the Enstone based team has announced. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 23

Allison best technical boss since Brawn – Montezemolo

James Allison is Ferrari’s best technical director since Ross Brawn.

James Allison Ferrari That is the view of the Italian team’s president Luca di Montezemolo, after a subtle reshuffle of responsibilities took place recently at Maranello. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 20

‘Hilarious’ 2014 pre-season already begun

The news about the latest exploded Pirelli spread throughout the F1 world

2013-09-19 - Pirelli  - 0001 After a controversial 2013, Pirelli has moved to allay fears about its tyres for next year’s world championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 18

Raikkonen meets new engineer at Maranello

He met up with his new race engineer, Antonio Spagnolo

2013-05-12 - Scuderia Ferrari - Spain - Kimi Raikkonen - Fernando Alonso - Stefano Domenicalli - Felipe Massa Kimi Raikkonen has made his first appearance since undergoing back surgery a month ago. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

Ferrari to abandon pullrod layout for 2014 – report

“In F1, you don’t fix everything overnight”

2013-06-07_0262Ferrari has “almost certainly” abandoned its novel approach to front suspension layout ahead of the 2014 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 19

Red Bull weakened by latest F1 moves – Brawn

“That’s the nature of the business.”

2013-06-08_1134Red Bull has been weakened, and Ferrari and McLaren strengthened, by F1′s latest personnel moves. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 15

Boss says Ferrari’s problem ‘is not Domenicali’

“You wouldn’t change Domenicali and win tomorrow”

2013-06-09_0044 Ferrari failed to beat Red Bull for a fourth consecutive time because of “two main factors”, according to team boss Stefano Domenicali. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 17

Lotus structure can cope with personnel losses

“A team should not be a house of cards that collapses when someone leaves.”

2013-06-06_0282Lotus has been the victim as more powerful teams waved chequebooks to lure key people. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 16

Lotus hits back by signing Ferrari man – report

Kirk de Beer is heading to Ferrari

2013-05-23 - Lotus F1 Team - Monaco 02The flow of personnel between Lotus and Ferrari is not all one way, it has emerged. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 30

Ferrari ‘knows Massa’s potential’ – Domenicali

Ferrari is not hiding the fact it is considering its options.

2013-06-09_0453Monza has traditionally been a venue at which Ferrari likes to announce its full driver lineup for the following season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 30

Ferrari issues rebuke as Alonso loses patience

“If Maranello keeps this up, they risk losing the star driver”

2013-06-09_0004Amid rumours Fernando Alonso is flirting with a shock move to Red Bull, Ferrari has issued an ultra-rare public rebuke of its number 1 driver. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 29

Scuderia Ferrari strengthens its technical structure

James Allison will join the Scuderia

2013-02-08 - Lotus F1 Team - Jerez - James Allison 00Ferrari announces that, as from this coming 1st September, James Allison will join the Scuderia in the role of Chassis Technical Director.

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Jul 27

Ferrari to buy out Allison’s Lotus contract

“It is believed Allison could get to work (at Ferrari) in the early autumn”

02 - Scuderia FerrariFerrari looks set to buy out the remainder of former technical director James Allison’s Lotus contract. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 10

Allison move ‘brilliant’ for Ferrari – Anderson

“That would be a brilliant move”

2013-02-08 - Lotus F1 Team - Jerez - James Allison 00Gary Anderson, a veteran formula one engineer, thinks James Allison is the right man to join Ferrari. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 08

Domenicali not commenting on Allison rumours

“Very soon we will make the announcements”

Stefano Domenicali  - photo Getty ImagesStefano Domenicali has refused to comment on speculation former Lotus technical director James Allison is definitely headed to Ferrari. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 05

Allison definitely Ferrari-bound – report

A Spanish correspondent is certain James Allison is headed to Ferrari.

2013-02-08 - Lotus F1 Team - Jerez - James Allison 00Briton Allison stepped down as Lotus’ highly-rated technical director earlier this season, and his next move has been the subject of intense paddock speculation ever since. Read the rest of this entry »

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