Tag Archive: Jules Bianchi

Apr 21

‘Focused’ Hamilton on charge for title – Lauda

“Now he is doing the performance you expect from him.”

2014-04-20 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - China - Lewis Hamilton (6) Niki Lauda couldn’t resist a jibe at rivals Ferrari on Sunday after the botched chequered flag incident near the end of the Chinese grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 18

Maldonado hits out as 2014 race ban looms

“With the new noses, when we touched, the car took off.”

2014-03-17 - Lotus F1 Team - Australia - Pastor Maldonado (5)Pastor Maldonado has hit out at the new ‘penalty points’ system that could see him having to serve a race ban later in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 28

Bianchi sick, Perez sore

Jules Bianchi was missing in action at Sepang on Thursday.

2014-03-16 - Marussia F1 Team - Australia - Jules Bianchi (4) Marussia let the Frenchman avoid the Malaysian heat by staying in his hotel, after calling in sick with a throat infection and fever, French television BFMTV and the sports daily L’Equipe reported. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 07

F1 driver Jules Bianchi has been attacked and mugged near Paris’ famous Champs-Elysees.

Bianchi ‘mugged while smoking cigarette’ – report

2014-03-02_0056 - Marussia F1 Team - Bahrain - Jules Bianchi Le Parisien reports that while the Marussia driver and Frenchman, in Paris for a television appearance, stood outside the luxury Pershing hotel smoking a cigarette before midnight, three assailants attacked him. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 30

Marussia F1 Team to begin testing the MR03 in Jerez

Next generation

10 - Marussia F1 Team The Marussia F1 Team will be targeting the first milestone of its fifth season of Formula 1 competition today, when it plans to commence on-track testing with the MR03, the Team’s all-new challenger for the 2014 season, at the Circuito de Jerez in Spain. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 11

Marussia F1 Team retains Max Chilton for a second season

Max is back

10 - Marussia F1 Team Formula 1 fans attending the Autosport International Show at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham today were among the first to hear the Marussia F1 Team’s announcement that it will retain Max Chilton for a second season.

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Dec 19

Gutierrez to secure second Sauber seat – report

Esteban Gutierrez is set to secure one of the four last race seats on the 2014 grid.

2013-06-09_0463 Bianca Garloff, the correspondent for the German publication Sport Bild, reported exclusively that Sauber will make the announcement about Adrian Sutil’s teammate on Friday. 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 »

Dec 01

Jules Bianchi wins Autosport Awards ‘Rookie of the Year’

Winning debut

2013-06-09_0325The Marussia F1 Team’s Jules Bianchi has won a prestigious accolade at the 2013 Autosport Awards, held this evening at the Grosvenor House Hotel on London’s Park Lane.

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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 15

FIA gives Alonso green light to race in Austin

Fernando Alonso on Thursday got the all-clear to race in Austin.

20130705-0009The Spaniard has had several medical checks since the Abu Dhabi grand prix, where a violent ride over the kerbs left him with back pain. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 12

Injured Alonso to fight on in Austin

“Packing the bag for Austin”

2013-06-07_0002Fernando Alonso and Ferrari have ended the fevered speculation about the Spaniard’s participation in this weekend’s US grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 11

It is possible Fernando Alonso will not travel to Austin for this weekend’s US grand prix

Alonso ‘waiting’ on fitness for Austin GP

20130705-0023The highly respected correspondent for Italy’s La Gazzetta dello Sport, Pino Allievi, said Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo “is not even remotely” contemplating the prospect of the Spaniard sitting out the race. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 31

Chilton could block Hulkenberg’s Force India return

Hulkenberg and his manager Werner Heinz are having “sleepless nights”

2013-06-09_0834A lack of sponsors and the power of pay-drivers could lock Nico Hulkenberg out of formula one. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 17

Marussia names Magnussen as potential Chilton successor

Chilton is also in the frame, and that Marussia is in “no rush” to make its decision.

2013-03-15 - Marussia F1 Team - Australia - Max Chilton Marussia has named McLaren protege Kevin Magnussen as a potential race driver for 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 03

Bianchi staying at Marussia in 2014

Jules Bianchi is staying at Marussia in 2014, the team announced on Thursday.

2013-03-03 - Marussia F1 Team - Barcelona - Jules Bianchi 01The Ferrari-backed Frenchman had been tipped for a move up the grid next year, perhaps to Ferrari-powered Sauber. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 02

Marussia F1 Team confirms Jules Bianchi for 2014 race seat

More to come 

2013-06-09_0325The Marussia F1 Team is pleased to announce that it will retain Jules Bianchi as a Race Driver within its 2014 driver line-up. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 18

Webber hails new talent amid ‘pay driver’ trend

“Daniel deserves the job, which is the most important thing”

2013-04-13 - Red Bull Racing - China - Mark Webber (3)Mark Webber has backed the appointment of Daniel Ricciardo as his Red Bull successor as a win against the trend of ‘pay drivers’ in F1. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 07

Bianchi’s manager hints at second season at Marussia

“It shows Marussia has ambition and they will have a better car in the future.”

2013-06-05-0178Nicolas Todt, who is Jules Bianchi’s manager, is not ruling out a second consecutive season at Marussia for the French driver. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 06

2014 seat for Bianchi may be too soon – Domenicali

“He knows know what our ambition is, but we will wait for the right time”

2013-06-09_0325Team boss Stefano Domenicali has played down suggestions Jules Bianchi is really in the running to replace Felipe Massa at Ferrari next year. Read the rest of this entry »

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