Tag Archive: Michael Schumacher

Aug 27

Honda wants Vettel, Newey for McLaren project – Minardi

Even boss Eric Boullier admits the protracted deliberations are unusual for McLaren.

2014-01-16_0495Gian Carlo Minardi, a former F1 team owner and boss, thinks Sebastian Vettel and Adrian Newey might be convinced to switch to

McLaren. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 26

FIA not likely to investigate Rosberg crash

The F1 world is split over Nico Rosberg’s actions in the Belgian grand prix.

2014-07-18_0873 - Mercedes AMG Petronas - Germany - Nico Rosberg Jenson Button, Lewis Hamilton’s former McLaren teammate, thinks the incident that left the 2008 world champion almost 30 points behind the sister Mercedes was questionable at best. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 20

‘Kid’ Verstappen the big talking point at Spa

“The cars are really safe.  I think it’s more dangerous to bike through a big city than race in an F1 car.”

F3 - Max Verstappen - Van Amersfoort Racing F1 has emerged from its summer slumber, but the big talking point at Spa-Francorchamps will be a 16-year-old ‘kid’ who doesn’t even have a license to drive a road car. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 11

Vettel buys father a Ferrari

Sebastian Vettel has bought his father a Ferrari.

 

2014-06-28_0445Italy’s La Gazzetta dello Sport, publishing a paparazzi photo of Red Bull’s reigning quadruple world champion during the transaction, said the German picked a Ferrari California and a personalised number plate. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 11

Schu medical records suspect was German – report

Now, the first details about his identity emerge.

Michael Schumacher - Deutsche Vermogensberatung The suspect accused of attempting to sell Michael Schumacher’s medical records was from Germany, according to the latest reports. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 07

Rookie Kvyat hits back at F1 ‘wimps’ criticism

“In my opinion F1 remains one of the sports in which courage is most relevant”

2014-06-07_0010 Daniil Kvyat, the youngest rookie in formula one, has hit back at suggestions formula one drivers lack the hero status of the sport’s past stars. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 07

Schumacher medical records suspect commits suicide

“We are stunned a shocked” – Sabine Kehm

2012-11-18_0006 The Michael Schumacher camp is “stunned and shocked” as the story of the F1 legend’s skiing crash and recovery took a tragic twist this week. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 06

Schu manager Weber slams ‘complaining wimp’ drivers

“There are no more Michael Schumachers, Ayrton Sennas, Jacques Villeneuves.”

Willi Weber Schumacher 091220 Willi Weber, famous for making his fortune as Michael Schumacher’s ‘Mr 20 per cent’ manager, has joined those decrying the new face of formula one. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 06

Alonso wants $50m per year for new Ferrari deal – reports

And Autosprint said it is “not just rumours”

2014-07-24 - Scuderia Ferrari - Hungary - Fernando Alonso 02 Multiple authoritative media sources claim Fernando Alonso wants almost $50 million a year to sign a new contract with Ferrari. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 04

Mercedes not ending contract with injured Schumacher

“We are pleased with the positive development” – Zetsche

2012-11-18_0006 Mercedes has vowed to stick with Michael Schumacher as the F1 legend continues his recovery from a skiing fall last December. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 26

Zetsche wants Ecclestone to give up F1 marketing

At the height of the Michael Schumacher era, Hockenheim was a capacity-filled hotbed of German passion.

2014-07-20_0929 - Mercedes AMG Petronas - Germany - Toto Wolff - Niki Lauda - Dr Dieter Zetsche Dieter Zetsche, the chairman of Mercedes parent Daimler, has pointed the finger at Bernie Ecclestone in the wake of the unpopular German grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 25

Wife selling Schumacher’s private jet

Michael Schumacher’s wife is selling the private jet the seven time world champion used to fly around the world.

The grey Falcon 2000EX, bearing the former Ferrari and Mercedes driver’s ‘MS’ logo on the tail and the personalised registration ‘M-IKEL’, clocked up thousands of air miles not only during his F1 career but also afterwards.

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Jul 21

Schu might return home this summer – report

“It is optimal” for patients like Schumacher.

Michael Schumacher - Deutsche Vermogensberatung Michael Schumacher might soon continue his rehabilitation at home, according to the Swiss newspaper Sonntagsblick. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 19

Empty track leaves F1 at ‘five minutes to 12′ – Lauda

Niki Lauda wants formula one to think urgently about what is turning off the fans in 2014.

2014-06-07_0333 Big crowds were buzzing in Austria and Silverstone recently, but it was impossible not to notice some almost completely empty grandstands at Hockenheim on Friday. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 18

Schumacher family stops publication of hospital photos

With Michael Schumacher fighting for recovery in a Swiss clinic, his family has also been fighting on another front.

2012-04-22 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Bahrain Grand Prix - Michael Schumacher 03 EFE news agency reports that the publisher Hubert Burda Media, owner of the German news weekly Bunte, has been legally banned by a Munich court from publishing certain photographs of Schumacher’s wife Corinna. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 17

Schumacher’s wife says ‘most difficult time’ now over

The “most difficult time” in Michael Schumacher’s “struggle” is now over.

Michael Schumacher - Deutsche Vermogensberatung That is the positive message delivered by the F1 legend’s wife Corinna, in a brief letter of thanks in the official 2014 German grand prix programme. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 16

Rosberg’s new contract worth EUR 55m – report

Mercedes announced on Wednesday that Nico Rosberg is staying put for several more years.

IMG_7271 Rumours of the German’s new deal emerged some time ago, but it has only now been confirmed that the current championship leader has signed a “multi-year contract extension”. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 16

Mercedes AMG Petronas and Nico Rosberg agree contract extension

Nico joined the team when the Silver Arrows returned to the sport in 2010 

02 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One TeamThe Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team is delighted to announce that it signed a multi-year contract extension with Nico Rosberg on 14 July 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 14

Montezemolo feels ‘duty’ to fix F1

Luca di Montezemolo has warned he is prepared to take action to improve formula one.

2014-01-24 -  Scuderia Ferrari - Team - Luca di Montezemolo Fiercely critical of the sport’s direction, culminating in the new era of quiet, hybrid engines, the Ferrari president recently wrote a letter inviting the sport’s major stakeholders to an emergency meeting. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 14

Schumacher recovery ‘would be a miracle’ – Hartstein

Former F1 doctor Gary Hartstein has played down renewed hopes about Michael Schumacher’s health.

Dr. Gary Hartstein 1 The seven time world champion’s wife Corinna had triggered optimism last week by appearing smiling and happy at an equestrian event, before telling a German magazine that her husband is “slowly improving”. Read the rest of this entry »

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