Tag Archive: Jean-Eric Vergne

Jul 31

Pundit says Kvyat F1′s ‘man of the future’

Fresh blood is in no short supply on the F1 grid this year, as Daniel Ricciardo and Valtteri Bottas impress.

2014-06-07_0010 But if you ask Marc Surer, a former driver turned commentator for German television, he doesn’t hesitate for a second when asked who he would sign up if he ran a team. “Kvyat,” he told Speed Week instantly. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 11

Sainz jr confirms Caterham talks

“Yes, it is true that there have been talks with them (Caterham)” – Sainz jr

Carlo Sainz Jr Carlos Sainz jr has admitted talks about making his grand prix debut for Caterham this year have taken place in recent days. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 21

F1 – Felipe Massa takes pole in Austria! (+result)

Williams beat Mercedes to pole for first time in 2014

2014-06-07_0971 Felipe Massa is on pole for the Austrian Grand Prix after setting the fastest lap of qualifying with just seconds remaining in the third and final session. Read the rest of this entry »

May 20

Toro Rosso to work more closely with Red Bull in 2015

Red Bull’s two formula one teams will work even more closely together from 2015.

2014-03-02_0037 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - Bahrain - Daniil Kvyat Already in 2014, after Toro Rosso’s switch to Renault power, the Faenza team and Red Bull Racing have been working together to solve the French supplier’s problems with its troubled new V6 engine. Read the rest of this entry »

May 09

Pressure on Vergne as Tost hails ‘champion’ Kvyat

Toro Rosso is singling out teenage Russian rookie Daniil Kvyat as a future world champion.

2014-03-20 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - Australia - Jean-Eric Vergne (2) “Yes,” boss Franz Tost confirmed, “because he’s shown that already by winning the younger classes — and especially the way he was winning.  He has it in his DNA to win races and championships.” Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 18

Scuderia Toro Rosso launches new website

It has been designed to work easily
08 - Scuderia Toro RossoAs of today, 18 April, the Scuderia Toro Rosso website is relaunched with a brand new look aimed at making it more user-friendly and informative.

Apr 08

Todt unmoved by Vergne hospital story

Vergne says he even visited hospital after the Australian grand prix

2014-03-20 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - Australia - Jean-Eric Vergne (1) Jean Todt insists he is not moved by claims extreme diets are putting drivers at risk. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 06

Vergne hospitalised amid extreme F1 diets

“Frankly, this (situation) is stupid,”

2014-03-20 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - Australia - Jean-Eric Vergne (2) Jean-Eric Vergne has admitted he was hospitalised recently amid an extreme weight-loss regime for the 2014 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 05

Staying at Toro Rosso ‘best option’ for Vergne

“So I’m ready to do much better this year”

2014-01-27 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - Jean-Éric Vergne_1 Jean-Eric Vergne insists he has put in the past Red Bull’s decision to overlook him for the top seat alongside Sebastian Vettel this year. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 04

Caterham played safe for Jerez amid Renault crisis

Ultra-conservative packaging was a deliberate strategy by technical chief Mark Smith

2014-01-30 - Caterham F1 Team - Marcus Ericsson 01 After Red Bull’s catastrophic opening test at Jerez last week, even F1 backmarkers Marussia and Caterham are currently ahead of the formerly-dominant world champions’ game. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 31

Newey ‘back to the drawing board’ amid Red Bull crisis

“Adrian has gone back to the drawing board, definitely”

2014-01-30 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Daniel Ricciardo (5)Amid world champion Red Bull’s testing nightmare at Jerez, bigwigs Christian Horner, Adrian Newey, Helmut Marko and the visiting team owner Dietrich Mateschitz all departed southern Spain on Thursday. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 29

‘Embarrassing’ start to F1′s brave new era

“Why do we always make everything more complicated?”

2014-01-28 - Caterham F1 Team - CT05 launch 01Roger Benoit, one of the longest serving F1 correspondents in the paddock, said Tuesday’s events at Jerez were “embarrassing”. 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 27

Toro Rosso launches 2014 car in Jerez

The STR 9 is the first Scuderia Toro Rosso car to be powered by Renault

2014-01-27 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - STR9_6Two years in the making, the STR9 was revealed today at the Jerez de la Frontera circuit in southern Spain.

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Jan 19

Vettel yet to confirm fatherhood

Sebastian Vettel is yet to confirm reports he is now a father.

2013-06-09_0580 We reported earlier this week that the reigning quadruple world champion’s partner Hanna gave birth to a baby girl last Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 17

Two teams make plans, McLaren yet to pass all FIA tests

McLaren’s launch plans are already known

2013-11-17 -Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Jenson Button 04 Sauber and Toro Rosso have become the latest teams to reveal details of their 2014 plans. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 10

Kvyat says Toro Rosso to test at Jerez

Toro Rosso will be among the teams at the Jerez test later this month.

2013-05-23 - Toro Rosso - Monaco - Jean-Eric Vergne (6) Lotus boss Eric Boullier insisted on Thursday that the Enstone based team will not be the only F1 outfit missing in action when the all-new cars and turbo V6s burst into action in southern Spain late in January. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 26

Webber got ‘tired’ of Vettel’s winning – Vergne

“I think Mark is a very good driver and a true competitor”

2013-06-08_0125 Mark Webber quit formula one because he got tired of being beaten by teammate Sebastian Vettel. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 23

Philosophy tweak helps Vergne stay at Toro Rosso

“Aerodynamics is always the key”

2013-06-07_0160 Toro Rosso has tweaked its approach to formula one because it wants to take a step up in the pecking order. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 22

Ecclestone wants three ‘double points’ races

“I think it should be the final three races or nothing”

Luca di Montezemolo - Bernie Ecclestone The days of the highly controversial new ‘double points’ rule for the season finale appear numbered. Read the rest of this entry »

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