Tag Archive: Maranello

Apr 22

Kevin Magnussen says he is happy with the current configuration of McLaren’s driver lineup

Magnussen prefers Button over Alonso as teammate

2014-03-30 - McLaren Mercedes - Malaysia - Kevin Magnussen 02 Fernando Alonso – arguably the best driver in F1 – has often been linked with a 2015 move to McLaren to spearhead the British team’s new Honda era. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 21

Alonso says China podium belongs to Domenicali

“I think this podium should be dedicated to Stefano”

2014-03-04_0011 - Scuderia Ferrari - Bahrain - Fernando Alonso Fernando Alonso has suggested Ferrari’s new boss cannot take the credit for his breakthrough podium in China. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 19

Mattiacci plays down Alonso exit rumours

“I think Fernando wants to win a world title with Ferrari”

2014-03-17 - Scuderia Ferrari - Australia - Fernando Alonso 00Ferrari’s new boss on Friday played down suggestions Fernando Alonso might be looking to leave the struggling Italian team. Read the rest of this entry »

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 17

Vettel ‘shocked’ by Domenicali exit

“I was shocked when I heard about it” – Vettel

2014-03-30 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Malaysia - Sebastian Vettel  (3) World champion Sebastian Vettel says he was “shocked” when he heard about Stefano Domenicali’s departure at Ferrari. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 17

Alonso denies sarcastic ‘victory salute’ with Bahrain ninth

“I was saying thanks to the mechanics”

2014-03-30 - Scuderia Ferrari - Malaysia - Fernando Alonso 01 Fernando Alonso on Thursday denied his frustration with Ferrari’s poor 2014 hit a sarcastic low recently in Bahrain. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 16

2014 critics have ‘agenda’ – Mosley

“If you don’t have change, you just disappear.”

Max Mosley - photo Getty Images Former FIA president Max Mosley says criticism of the ‘new’ face of formula one is being powered by those with an “agenda”. 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 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 05

McLaren plays down rumours in Bahrain

McLaren is at the centre of a body of rumours in the Bahrain paddock.

2014-04-05 - McLaren Mercedes - Bahrain - Kevin Magnussen 01In title sponsor Vodafone’s wake, the British team ran prominent Mobil 1 branding in Australia, before Esso took over the space on the sidepods of the MP4-29 in Malaysia. 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 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 19

New Ferrari engine too heavy – report

One of Ferrari’s main problems is that its all-new 2014 engine is overweight.

2014-03-17 - Scuderia Ferrari - Australia - Fernando Alonso 01That is the claim of the German magazine Auto Motor und Sport, who said customers Sauber and Marussia are also struggling with a ‘power unit’ that weights 13 kilograms too much. 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 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 »

Feb 13

Red Bull can end early crisis – Domenicali

There is still time for Red Bull to pull out of an early crisis and be competitive in 2014.

2014-01-30 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel (8) That is the claim of Ferrari boss Stefano Domenicali, following a disastrous opening test at Jerez for Red Bull and other Renault-powered teams. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 13

Alonso didn’t use simulator in 2013 – Massa

“Many times we saw that it didn’t work as it should have”

2013-07-03 - Scuderia Ferrari - Hamburg - Fernando Alonso 01 Felipe Massa claims he was the only Ferrari driver in 2013 to work in the new driver simulator at Maranello. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 04

Ferrari’s wind tunnel crisis now over

Fernando Alonso has confirmed reports Ferrari has now ended its wind tunnel crisis.

2014-01-31 - Scuderia Ferrari - Fernando Alonso (1) For some time, including throughout last season, the famous Italian marque has been working at Toyota’s Cologne facilities, while the troublesome Maranello wind tunnel was closed for a complete overhaul. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 03

Mercedes emerges as early 2014 favourite

Mercedes has emerged as the early 2014 favourite.

2014-01-31 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Nico Rosberg 07 Amid world champions Red Bull and Renault’s crisis, it is obvious that works engine-chassis makers Mercedes and Ferrari have their noses in front on the basis of the opening test at Jerez. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 03

Massa tips ‘clever’ Alonso to beat Raikkonen

However, Massa said Raikkonen cannot be completely ruled out

Felipe Massa Williams 19 - photo G.N. ToileF1.com Felipe Massa has tipped his former Ferrari teammate to dominate Kimi Raikkonen at the great Italian team in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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