Tag Archive: Jean-Eric Vergne

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 »

Dec 16

Raikkonen picks number 7, Bottas picks 77

Felipe Massa has nominated the number 19

2013-04-20 - Lotus F1 Team - Bahrain - Kimi Raikkonen 08 Drivers are spending the last days before Christmas coming up with the numbers they will carry for the rest of their formula one careers. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 13

Perez defends new ‘double points’ rule

Sergio Perez has defended F1′s controversial new ‘double points’ rule for the 2014 season finale.

2013-12-12 - Sahara Force India - Sergio Perez and Dr Vijay Mallya With the sport moving to ensure the championship stays alive throughout the season, the ‘double points’ rule was greeted with uproar among fans and slammed by dominant 2013 champion Sebastian Vettel as “nonsense”. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 12

Vettel, Alonso to sit out Bahrain test

Four teams are travelling to Bahrain

2013-05-12 - Red Bull Racing - Spain - Sebastian Vettel - Fernando Alonso 01World champion Sebastian Vettel, and 2013 runner-up Fernando Alonso, will not be testing tyres for Pirelli next week in Bahrain. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

F1 peers split over Vettel versus Alonso question

“They are both great drivers”

2013-11-01 - Scuderia Ferrari - Fernando Alonso 01As only a forced winter pause finally stops Sebastian Vettel’s winning streak for now, the F1 grid is divided over whether the German is really the best. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 26

Kvyat cool ahead of F1 adventure

F1′s newest cool cucumber is Daniil Kvyat.

GP3 - Daniil Kvyat (MW Arden)Signed up by team owners Red Bull to replace Daniel Ricciardo at Toro Rosso next year, the Russian teen got an early start with practice outings in Austin and Brazil. Read the rest of this entry »

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