Tag Archive: Kimi Raikkonen

Apr 23

Lopez ‘surprised’ by Raikkonen struggle

“With us he was a strong rider, so the gap is a bit surprising”

2014-04-20 - Scuderia Ferrari - China - Kimi Raikkonen (2) Kimi Raikkonen’s last team boss says he is “surprised” the Finn is struggling so much at the wheel of his new F1 car. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 21

Raikkonen denies struggle due to lagging motivation

“I’ve been around long enough to know that sometimes it is just like this.”

2014-01-31 - Scuderia Ferrari - Team - Kimi Raikkonen (3) Kimi Raikkonen on Sunday lashed out at suggestions his struggle at Ferrari so far in 2014 might be due to flagging motivation.
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Apr 18

Ferrari unlikely to recover in 2014 – Malago

“Every team is aware of the massive improvements they can make to their cars”

2014-03-17 - Scuderia Ferrari - Australia - Fernando Alonso 05Giovanni Malago says it is unlikely Ferrari will recover from its competitive slump within the 2014 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 15

Drivers threaten to strike over unpaid wages

F1 drivers are threatening to strike if their teams do not pay them.

2014-03-17 - Sahara Force India F1 Team - Australia - 2014 drivers Germany’s Sport Bild reports that, in Bahrain recently, Kimi Raikkonen’s manager Steve Robertson was seen arguing in the paddock with Lotus team boss Federico Gastaldi. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 09

Ferrari abandoned the second and final day of post-race testing in Bahrain on Wednesday.

Ferrari ends Bahrain test early

2014-03-30 - Scuderia Ferrari - Malaysia - Fernando Alonso pit stop Before the test, having finished just ninth in the grand prix, Spaniard Fernando Alonso said the Italian team “will work night and day” to improve during the test. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 09

Ferrari team no longer ‘excellent’ – Briatore

“For the team, at the moment it is very difficult.”

2014-03-02 - Scuderia Ferrari - Bahrain - Fernando Alonso (2) While Ferrari’s global brand remains strong, the health of the Maranello based formula one team is less impressive. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 03

Raikkonen yearns for ‘more exciting’ F1

Kimi Raikkonen has been quoted as lamenting the end of F1′s more exciting days.

2014-03-30 - Scuderia Ferrari - Malaysia - Kimi Raikkonen 01 The Finn went into the 2014 season playing down the likely impact of the sweeping 2014 rules, featuring limited fuel and quieter, energy recovery-dominated turbo V6 engines. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 01

Alonso happy to be beating Raikkonen

“I would prefer to have won in Australia and Malaysia”

2014-03-30 - Scuderia Ferrari - Malaysia - Fernando Alonso - Kimi Raikkonen - Teams 03 A bright spot on Fernando Alonso’s 2014 season so far is that he is beating his teammate Kimi Raikkonen. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 30

Raikkonen to retire after Ferrari stint

Kimi Raikkonen thinks Ferrari will be his last team in formula one

2014-03-17 - Scuderia Ferrari - Australia - Kimi Raikkonen 00“I am glad to be here again and I am sure that I will not change again,” the Finn told Germany’s Sport Bild in Malaysia. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 29

Ecclestone working hard to turn up the volume

“Niki likes the new sound because his cars are winning”

2012-11-15_0006 If a question ever requires a cool answer, reporters flock to ‘iceman’ Kimi Raikkonen. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 27

Button doesn’t like sound of Vettel’s critique

“Daniel (Ricciardo) showed in Melbourne that the car is fast on a wet track”

2014-03-16 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Australia - Sebastian Vettel 99004 Sebastian Vettel on Thursday admitted a dubious weather forecast for the Malaysian grand prix is making him excited, not nervous. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 27

Fernando Alonso is working hard to “destroy” his new teammate Kimi Raikkonen

Alonso trying to ‘destroy’ Raikkonen – Villeneuve

Jacques Villeneuve - photo - DPPI  Frédéric Le Floch That is the view of F1′s outspoken 1997 title winner Jacques Villeneuve, who acknowledged that the predictions of outright war between the two world champions have not yet been proved right. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 24

Todt urges Domenicali to ignore criticism

“I was always criticised” – Todt

2014-01-24 -  Scuderia Ferrari - Team - Stefano Domenicali Jean Todt has urged his Ferrari successor to buck the criticism and keep pushing Ferrari to the front in formula one. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 21

Lotus needs more staff – Grosjean

“We definitely need to recruit some people to support the smaller team”

2014-03-17 - Lotus F1 Team - Australia - Romain Grosjean - Australia - Romain Grosjean (1) Lotus needs to recruit staff following a disastrous start to the 2014 season, team driver Romain Grosjean says. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 17

Alonso ‘very happy’ to share Ferrari with Raikkonen

Finn Raikkonen had a poor race return with Ferrari in Australia

2014-03-04_0001 - Scuderia Ferrari - Bahrain - Fernando Alonso Fernando Alonso insists he is “very happy” to have a “strong opponent” to fight against at Ferrari this year. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 16

Felipe Massa has kicked off the next phase of his formula one career with two thumbs up

My ‘servant’ days are over – Massa

2014-03-06 - Williams F1 Team - Martini livery 02 One thumb is for his move to Williams, where despite the British team finishing the 2013 season deeply uncompetitive, he has found himself powered by the plum Mercedes engine. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 13

F1 stares into the unknown for 2014 revolution

F1′s all-new look has divided opinions

2014-03-02 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Bahrain - Sebastian Vettel - 99025Formula one is staring into the unknown as the sport’s revolutionary new era begins in earnest this weekend in Melbourne. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 12

Shell premieres engine documentary ‘Horse Power’ (+video)

Documentary showcases Scuderia Ferrari’s preparation for Formula One regulation changes

Shell logo Today Shell premiered its documentary ‘Horse Power’ in Melbourne. Outlining the challenge Scuderia Ferrari will be facing in 2014, the two drivers Fernando Alonso and Kimi Räikkönen attended the exclusive media event ahead of the opening race of the new season. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 04

Fernando Alonso has tipped his departed Ferrari teammate Felipe Massa to be a “strong rival” in 2014.

Massa to be ‘strong rival’ in 2014 – Alonso

2014-03-02_0035 - Williams - Bahrain - Felipe MassaAfter eight years in red, Brazilian Massa’s move to the once-great British team Williams was seen as a clearly backwards step for the 11-time grand prix winner. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 28

Raikkonen unsure of Ferrari engine disadvantage

“I can’t give an honest impression because I have not paid attention to it.”

2014-01-24 -  Scuderia Ferrari - Kimi Raikkonen - Helmet (3) With Mercedes clearly out front and Renault clearly at the rear, F1′s third engine supplier Ferrari has had a comparatively low-profile winter. Read the rest of this entry »

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