Tag Archive: Monaco

Apr 09

Even ‘genius’ will not close gap to Mercedes – Marko

“In China, Mercedes are again going to be very difficult to beat”

2013-06-09_0078 Reigning world champion team Red Bull is hoping to be “at least within reach” of dominant Mercedes in the space of a month. 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 05

Webber tips Red Bull to win Monaco

Mark Webber has tipped Red Bull to win next month’s Monaco grand prix.

2014-03-30 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Malaysia - Sebastian Vettel - Daniel Ricciardo (3) The Australian, who retired from formula one in 2013 after a seven-year stint with the reigning world champions, acknowledged that for now, dominant Mercedes will continue to lead the way at grands prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 20

Lowe talks initially about Williams switch – Wolff

“Our first meeting was at Alex’s house in Monaco”

2014-03-17 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Australia - Paddy Lowe - Nico Rosberg - Toto Wolff - Andy Cowell Toto Wolff has revealed his negotiations with Paddy Lowe were initially about wooing the former McLaren technical boss to Williams. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 14

Signs of strain between Mercedes duo

And the strain could already be showing

2014-03-02_0018 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Bahrain - Lewis Hamilton The relationship between likely title contenders Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg may already be showing signs of strain. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 11

No Monaco move for backmarker rookie Ericsson

F1 rookie Marcus Ericsson has no plans to move to Monaco.

2014-03-02 - Caterham F1 Team - Bahrain - Marcus Ericsson 04 Many drivers enjoy the Principality’s glamorous lifestyle and tax benefits, but 23-year-old Ericsson told the Finnish newspaper Turun Sanomat he is staying put in Kumlo, in his native Sweden. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 08

GP2 race winner Stefano Coletti is joining Racing Engineering for the upcoming GP2 season

Stefano Coletti completes the 2014 Racing Engineering line-up

GP2 - Racing Engineering - Stefano Coletti The Monegasque driver can look back on a very successful GP2 season in 2013 where he took 3 race wins, 3 podiums, 1 pole position and set the fastest race lap on three occasions.

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Jan 23

Button says goodbye at father’s funeral

Jenson Button has said goodbye to his father John at a funeral in Monaco.

John Button - photo Getty Images The McLaren driver was famously close to his dad, who died of a suspected heart attack at the age of 70 just over a week ago. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 11

Red Bull, Vettel slam new ‘double points’ rule

The rule was pushed through by Bernie Ecclestone and Jean Todt

2013-11-17 - Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel -  (10)F1′s reigning champions Sebastian Vettel and Red Bull have broken ranks and slammed the new ‘double points’ finale. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 09

Controversy explodes with new ‘double points’ finale

“Why should a single race be worth more?”

2013-06-09_1039International publications have described the highly controversial decision to award double-points in the 2014 season finale as “strange” (Bild) and “crazy” (La Gazzetta dello Sport). Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 14

Rosberg claims speed ‘equal’ to Hamilton

“Quite often I’ve been ahead of him” – Rosberg

2013-10-26 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Nico Rosberg 02Nico Rosberg thinks he is rounding out his first F1 season with Lewis Hamilton as his teammate “about equal” with the 2008 world champion. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 13

Kubica insists F1 return not impossible

Robert Kubica has admitted it is unlikely he will ever return to formula one.

Robert Kubica - photo © ANDRE LAVADINHO - Citroën Racing Media Ferrari boss Stefano Domenicali admitted recently that, prior to the Pole’s horror rally crash of early 2011, Kubica was a front runner to become a driver for the fabled Italian team. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 23

New Jersey back on 22-race 2014 calendar

New Jersey is right back in the running for a grand prix in 2014.

2011-06-26_0247Earlier, the new street race amid the New York skyline was the subject of constant ‘on again, off again’ speculation, culminating in an early draft of next year’s calendar omitting the famous name. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 22

Alonso to quit Ferrari rumours ‘nonsense’ – manager

“That’s nonsense” Alonso’s manager Luis Garcia Abad

2013-06-09_0240Fernando Alonso’s manager has rubbished speculation the Spaniard might soon tire of Ferrari’s failure to win a title. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 18

Van der Garde ‘busy enough’ without Kovalainen rumours

Van der Garde said qualifying 15th at Monaco was a high point of his career.

2013-06-09_0833Giedo van der Garde has repeated his denial that Heikki Kovalainen is stalking his race seat at Caterham. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 11

Montezemolo not ready for 2014 Massa talks

“Felipe is fully aware he can count on our total confidence in him.”

2013-06-09_0846Luca di Montezemolo on Wednesday said he is not ready to talk about Felipe Massa’s future at Ferrari. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 08

‘No idea’ if incidents will cost Massa seat

“He knows that the team is 100 per cent behind him.”

Felipe Massa - photo © Studio Colombo - WRI2 Having earlier recovered his career-jeopardising form, Felipe Massa is once again at risk of falling into another spiral that could cost him his Ferrari seat. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 04

Race win will motivate Hamilton – Brawn

Brawn thinks countryman Hamilton “deserves” his breakthrough

2013-06-07_0073A win at the Nurburgring will be the perfect tonic for Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes team boss Ross Brawn admits. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 28

Felipe Massa has admitted he has “a good chance” of staying at Ferrari in 2014

Massa admits ‘good chance’ of new Ferrari deal

2013-06-08_0790Team boss Stefano Domenicali said in Canada that the Brazilian is “absolutely” likely to remain Fernando Alonso’s teammate next year, despite a recent run of crashes. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 26

“If a driver feels he is better somewhere else, what would be the point in keeping him?”

Force India won’t prevent di Resta exit

2013-06-09_0067Force India on Wednesday said it will not hold Paul di Resta to his 2014 contract should the Scot want to join another team. Read the rest of this entry »

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