Tag Archive: Jules Bianchi

Jul 27

Angry Raikkonen says Ferrari must address ‘weaknesses’

“I questioned it a few times, but they said no need, and we can see the end result.”

2014-07-25 - Scuderia Ferrari - Hungary - Kimi Raikkonen Kimi Raikkonen has urged Ferrari to improve, after the team’s blunder cost him a competitive grid spot for the Hungarian grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 26

‘Silly season’ strikes F1 throughout 2014 grid

The rumour went full circle in the space of a couple of days

2014-07-20 - 99005 - Red Bull Racing - Daniel Ricciardo The unofficial ‘silly season’ has officially hit F1, as talk of a move to Mercedes for world champion Sebastian Vettel buzzes the paddock. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 10

Ferrari seat ‘not the plan for 2015′ – Bianchi

Raikkonen is firmly under contract for 2015

2014-06-05_0125 Jules Bianchi staked a claim on a Ferrari race seat on Wednesday, setting the pace at the post-British grand prix Silverstone test. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 09

Bianchi, Gutierrez, Sainz star in 2014 ‘silly season’

F1′s silly season is underway.

IMG_4100 At the Silverstone test this week, Ferrari junior and Marussia racer Jules Bianchi is stepping in for the injured Kimi Raikkonen. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 08

Lauda slams ‘balls out’ Raikkonen for Brit GP crash

Kimi Raikkonen will sit out the post-British grand prix test, after his high speed crash on Sunday.

2014-06-29 - Goodwood Festival of Speed - Kimi Raikkonen (4) Sharing the Ferrari duties at Silverstone instead will be Pedro de la Rosa and the Maranello marque’s junior driver Jules Bianchi, who races in F1 for Marussia. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 07

Raikkonen to miss Silverstone test after crash

Kimi Raikkonen is expected to sit out this week’s post-British grand prix test at Silverstone.

2014-01-24 -  Scuderia Ferrari - Kimi Raikkonen - Helmet (3) Circuit workers took an hour to repair the unprotected armco barrier that the Ferrari driver struck on Sunday before taking a further hit by Felipe Massa. Read the rest of this entry »

May 28

Caterham seeking investment, not sale – Fernandes

“Despite press rumours to the contrary, Caterham Group is not for sale”

2014-01-26 - Caterham F1 Team - Tony Fernandes 01 Tony Fernandes has denied he is selling Caterham, admitting instead that he is seeking new “investment” in the struggling backmarker team. Read the rest of this entry »

May 26

Pointless season ‘embarrassing’ for Sauber – report

“Maybe then the next discussion should be about the drivers”

2014-02-20_0005 - Sauber F1 Team - Bahrain - Esteban Gutierrez Sauber on Sunday plumbed the depths of its “embarrassing situation”, according to veteran Swiss correspondent Roger Benoit. Read the rest of this entry »

May 26

Bianchi hopes to ‘ride wave’ to better team

The task now for Bianchi’s manager, Nicolas Todt, is obvious.

2014-03-02_0056 - Marussia F1 Team - Bahrain - Jules Bianchi Marussia crowned its hero Jules Bianchi in Monaco, after the French driver on Sunday delivered the backmarker team its first-ever F1 points. Read the rest of this entry »

May 11

GP2 field faster than F1 backmarkers in Spain

Formula one is not the loudest spectacle in Spain this weekend.

GP2 - Jolyon Palmer (DAMS) The feeder series GP2, still powered by naturally-aspirated V8 engines, is making more noise in Barcelona than the newly-quiet ‘hybrid’ grand prix machines. Read the rest of this entry »

May 07

Francesco Nenci becomes Jules Bianchi Race Engineer

Marussia F1 Team Engineering Personnel Update 

10 - Marussia F1 TeamFollowing the appointment of Marussia F1 Team Race Engineer Paul Davison to the role of Head of Vehicle Performance, we are pleased to announce the arrival of Francesco Nenci as Race Engineer to Jules Bianchi, who started work with the Team this week. Read the rest of this entry »

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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