Tag Archive: Pat Fry

Apr 17

Ferrari could turn hopes to 2015 season

Ferrari may already be looking to write off the 2014 title

2014-03-30 - Scuderia Ferrari - Malaysia - Ferrari garageAfter a bad start to the new turbo V6 era for the fabled Italian team, Ferrari is just fifth in the constructors’ championship, behind rival Mercedes and Renault-powered teams. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 26

F1 fixes taking ‘four times longer’ in 2014

“Repair processes have at times been multiplied by four”

2014-01-27 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - STR9_6Fixing technical problems is taking mechanics up to four times longer than usual in F1′s new turbo V6 era. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 06

Fry doubts big engine differences in 2014

2014 will open the door to a major technical innovation

2012-06-09_0043Ferrari technical boss Pat Fry on Friday said he doubts one engine maker will get a big head start on its rivals in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 15

Boss says Ferrari’s problem ‘is not Domenicali’

“You wouldn’t change Domenicali and win tomorrow”

2013-06-09_0044 Ferrari failed to beat Red Bull for a fourth consecutive time because of “two main factors”, according to team boss Stefano Domenicali. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 30

Ferrari ‘knows Massa’s potential’ – Domenicali

Ferrari is not hiding the fact it is considering its options.

2013-06-09_0453Monza has traditionally been a venue at which Ferrari likes to announce its full driver lineup for the following season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 29

Ferrari confirms Allison starting in September

Ferrari on Monday confirmed reports James Allison is joining the famous Italian team.

2013-06-06_0024We reported on Saturday that the Maranello based team is buying out the remainder of former technical director and Briton Allison’s Lotus contract. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 29

Scuderia Ferrari strengthens its technical structure

James Allison will join the Scuderia

2013-02-08 - Lotus F1 Team - Jerez - James Allison 00Ferrari announces that, as from this coming 1st September, James Allison will join the Scuderia in the role of Chassis Technical Director.

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Jul 27

Ferrari to buy out Allison’s Lotus contract

“It is believed Allison could get to work (at Ferrari) in the early autumn”

02 - Scuderia FerrariFerrari looks set to buy out the remainder of former technical director James Allison’s Lotus contract. Read the rest of this entry »

May 27

Massa to recover in time for Canada

After incidents during the Monaco grand prix

2013-05-25 - Scuderia Ferrari - Monaco - Felipe MassaFelipe Massa left hospital following checks on Sunday and should be fit for the Canadian grand prix in two weeks. Read the rest of this entry »

May 23

Ferrari’s Fry back to work in Monaco

Pat Fry will return to duty for Ferrari this weekend in Monaco.

2013-05-10 - Scuderia Ferrari - Spain - Fernando Alonso 01The great Italian team’s British technical director had his appendix removed in a Barcelona hospital less than two weeks ago, forcing him to miss qualifying and the Spanish grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

May 12

Ferrari wants ‘rapid recovery’ for Fry

He is expected to return in time for Monaco in two weeks

2011-06-10_1253Ferrari hopes its technical director Pat Fry makes a “rapid recovery” after being admitted to hospital on Saturday. Read the rest of this entry »

May 11

Ferrari’s Fry in Barcelona hospital

Was taken to a hospital in the city on Saturday after suffering from pain

2012-06-09_0043Ferrari’s technical director Pat Fry was missing from the pitwall during qualifying in Barcelona. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 18

De la Rosa could have signed 2013 Mercedes deal

“Lewis has also confirmed it, otherwise I wouldn’t say”

2013-02-23 - Scuderia Ferrari - Barcelona - Pedro de la Rosa 00New Ferrari tester Pedro de la Rosa has revealed he could also have signed for Mercedes or McLaren for 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 23

Massa makes Ferrari ‘strong as a team’ – Marko

“In fact Felipe was faster than Alonso in the last three races”

2013-03-21 - Scuderia Ferrari - Felipe Massa 01Felipe Massa has made Ferrari a foe to fear for the constructors’ world championship, according to Red Bull’s Dr Helmut Marko. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 05

‘Red Bull showed nothing’ in testing – Wolff

Toto Wolff, Mercedes’ new shareholder and director, has played down claims the Silver Arrows is a definite title contender for 2013.

2013-02-07 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Jerez - Toto Wolff 012013-03-03 - Red Bull Racing - Barcelona - Sebastian Vettel (2)The Brackley based team had played down its chances until the last two days of pre-season testing, when Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg stunned the paddock with the pace of the new W04. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 19

Fry plays down reports of new flawed Ferrari

Pat Fry has contradicted reports Ferrari is heading into the 2013 season with another fundamentally-flawed formula one car.

2012-06-09_0043Felipe Massa Ferrari F138Last year, the famous Italian team had a memorably bad start to the championship with the F2012′s initial configuration. Felipe Massa, however, sounded much happier with the new F138 at Jerez recently, and he set the fastest lap of the entire test week, although some reports say his body-language gave away the real story of the car’s early potential. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 14

New Ferrari ‘quite good’ at Jerez – Rosberg

Ferrari appeared to find its way with the new F138 car following a difficult start at Jerez.

Pedro de la Rosa - Ferrari2013-02-04 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Jerez - Nico Rosberg (8)That is the summary of Mercedes’ Nico Rosberg, who told Germany’s Sport Bild he noticed Felipe Massa struggling with the new red car at the beginning of the first winter test. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 19

Ferrari to evolve ‘pull-rod’ layout for 2013

Ferrari is sticking with its novel ‘pull-rod’ front suspension layout for 2013, technical director Pat Fry has confirmed.

02 - Scuderia Ferrari2012-11-25 - Scuderia Ferrari - Brazil - Fernando Alonso 01Last year, the Italian team stunned its rivals by reviving a concept not seen in F1 since Minardi raced around at the back of the grid in 2001. Fernando Alonso ultimately came close to winning last year’s title, but it is true Ferrari initially struggled with its F2012, which even when heavily developed was never the most competitive car in the field. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 15

Ascanelli set for F1 return, not with Ferrari – report

Giorgio Ascanelli, the well-known F1 engineer who last year left his post as Toro Rosso’s technical director, is set to return to the sport.

2009-04-17 - Toro Rosso -  Giorgio Ascanelli 2011-02-21 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - Barcelona - Giorgio Ascanelli - 99016But Autosprint, the Italian magazine, played down reports the 53-year-old Italian has decided to go back to Ferrari. Ascanelli began his career at Ferrari in the mid 80s, and was Gerhard Berger’s engineer.  He moved to Benetton and McLaren, at the latter team working alongside the great Ayrton Senna. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 26

Vettel did not pass illegally en route to third title

Champion Vettel slams rivals’ ‘dirty tricks’

Sebastian Vettel  - Ecclestone -  photo Getty ImagesDHL Fastest Lap Award - Sebastian Vettel 2Fernando Alonso and Ferrari’s supporters were clinging to hope even after Sebastian Vettel sealed his third consecutive world championship on Sunday. After sealing his third consecutive drivers’ title on Sunday, Sebastian Vettel bemoaned the “dirty tricks” his rivals deployed to try to stop him. Read the rest of this entry »

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