Tag Archive: Luca di Montezemolo

Apr 16

President Luca di Montezemolo has dismissed early criticism of Ferrari’s new team boss

Montezemolo rejects early Mattiacci criticism

Luca Di Montezemolo 2012-12-23 First, he applauded the ousted Stefano Domenicali for taking responsibility for the fabled team’s poor results and choosing to resign. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 15

Berger, Brawn or Bell to replace Domenicali – reports

Domenicali’s immediate replacement is Marco Mattiacci

2014-03-04_0021 - Scuderia Ferrari - Bahrain - Stefano Domenicali Within hours of Ferrari’s confirmation that Stefano Domenicali has left the team, Mercedes announced its own split with technical director Bob Bell. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 14

Stefano Domenicali resigns as Director of the Gestione Sportiva

Ferrari appoints Marco Mattiacci 

03 - Scuderia Ferrari Stefano Domenicali has decided to resign from his position as Director of the Gestione Sportiva. “There are special moments that come along in everyone’s professional life, when one needs courage to take difficult and very agonising decisions,” said Domenicali.

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Apr 14

Domenicali quits, replaced by Mattiacci – reports

“He seems to have willingly accepted the situation”

2014-03-04_0021 - Scuderia Ferrari - Bahrain - Stefano Domenicali Team boss Stefano Domenicali has quit Ferrari, multiple media sources are reporting on Monday.
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Apr 14

A major potential link between F1′s potential 13th team and Ferrari has been discovered

‘Forza Rossa’ is Romanian Ferrari dealer

Forza_Rossa___Bucharest___Romania___Archicon___One_Stop_Shop__Last Friday, when the governing body gave the green light for 2015 to new twelfth team Haas, the FIA also said it was “in the process of conducting further investigations for Forza Rossa”. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 11

Montezemolo hints Ferrari ‘decisions’ looming

Ferrari could be poised to make a change at the top

2014-03-30 - Scuderia Ferrari - Malaysia - Fernando Alonso pit stop La Gazzetta dello Sport, the influential Italian sports daily, speculated on Friday that Ferrari could be poised to make a change at the top. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 08

Only F1 noise will change – Todt

“We’re examining this problem with the three engine manufacturers”

Jean Todt - photo Getty Images When it comes to engine noise, most F1 players are open to turning up the volume of the turbo V6s. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 07

Montezemolo left track during Bahrain thriller

“Seeing a Ferrari so slow on the straight gives me great pain”

Luca di Montezemolo - photo Getty Images Luca di Montezemolo did not wait to see Ferrari’s drivers collect the dregs of the points in Bahrain. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 06

‘Boring’ F1 hits back with Bahrain bonanza

“It’s absolutely official — F1 2014 kicks ass!”

Rosberg 6 - Hamilton 44F1 on Sunday issued the strongest-possible retort to all those playing down the spectacle of the sport’s new era. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 06

F1 to allow new Kolles team in 2015

F1 is set to allow two new teams through the paddock turnstiles for 2015.

2011-07-24 - HRT F1 Team - Germany - Colin Kolles 01 Days ago, the sport’s chief executive said the bid made by Nascar team co-owner Gene Haas to enter F1 next year has been successful. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 06

Todt says crisis rule changes unlikely

Jean Todt has lashed out at teams who are criticising the ‘new’ face of formula one.

Jean Todt - photo Getty Images Ahead of his much-vaunted meeting on Sunday with Bernie Ecclestone and Luca di Montezemolo, the FIA president hit back at criticisms of the sport in the wake of revolutionary rule changes. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 05

Silverstone likes the sound of ‘new’ F1

“We’ve just got to re-adjust our volume”

Silverstone circuit Organisers of the British grand prix have counted themselves out of the controversy surrounding the milder sound of F1′s new V6 engines. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 04

Vettel rebuked by Todt in personal letter

“I stand by what I said — I am a fan of the old F1″

2014-03-30 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Malaysia - Sebastian Vettel  (5) Sebastian Vettel was rebuked in writing by FIA president Jean Todt for calling the sound of the new turbo V6 engines “shit”. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 04

Ferrari, Ecclestone want quick F1 rule changes

“We need a bit of support from the teams to get it done” – Ecclestone

2013-06-09_0963In a rare media statement, Ferrari has declared that fans are “unhappy with the new formula one”. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 03

Next revolution afoot as Montezemolo meets Ecclestone

On the table will be discussions about the controversial fuel flow meter

Luca di Montezemolo - Bernie Ecclestone Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo flew from Maranello to London this week to meet with F1′s chief executive Bernie Ecclestone. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 16

The first major technical controversy of F1′s new V6 era is currently unfolding in Melbourne

Ricciardo podium in doubt over fuel flow breach

2014-02-22 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Bahrain - Daniel Ricciardo - 99004 We reported earlier that after Ferrari was warned at the Bahrain test, fellow engine supplier Mercedes then caught the FIA’s attention in Melbourne practice, regarding the new rule limiting the flow of fuel to 100 kilograms per hour. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 16

Mercedes breached fuel flow rules in Melbourne – report

Is this the ‘trickery’ referred to just days ago by Luca di Montezemolo?

2014-03-01_0017 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Bahrain - Nico RosbergIn an open letter, the Ferrari president warned the FIA to be ready for team “trickery” in the area of “fuel, software” and “consumption” as a result of “grey areas” opened up by the new regulations. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 14

Ferrari warns FIA about team ‘trickery’ in 2014

Luca di Montezemolo said the vastly different rules has opened up “some grey areas”

2014-03-04_0029 - Scuderia Ferrari - Bahrain - Fernando Alonso Ferrari has warned F1′s governing body to be ready to pounce on cheating as the revolutionary V6 era begins in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 05

Williams, Force India ‘fast enough to win’ – Wolff

“Mercedes and Williams look very strong”

2014-03-02_0033 - Williams - Bahrain - Felipe Massa Mercedes heads into next weekend’s season opening Australian grand prix as the overwhelming early 2014 favourite. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 19

Red Bull rivals ‘back in the game’ – Montezemolo

Team boss Stefano Domenicali said the F14-T got off to a solid start at Jerez

2014-01-24 -  Scuderia Ferrari - F14 T (1) After four years of title-winning dominance, Red Bull’s rivals hope to be “back in the game” as the new F1 era kicks off in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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