Tag Archive: Paul Weaver

Feb 20

No ‘quick fix’ to Red Bull crisis – Vettel

“Our guys are getting very little sleep right now – one to three hours maximum”

2014-01-30 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel - Helmet (4) Red Bull’s early-season crisis has raced from Jerez into Bahrain, as the second of just three pre-season tests began in the island Kingdom. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 22

Sick Raikkonen skips Spa spotlight

With speculation over his future at melting point, Kimi Raikkonen called in sick on Thursday.

2013-04-20 - Lotus F1 Team - Bahrain - Kimi Raikkonen 09Earlier, as the F1′s media spotlight prepared to shine on the Finn as he chooses between Lotus, Red Bull and Ferrari for 2014, Reuters correspondent Alan Baldwin described the 2007 world champion as “the least garrulous” driver on the grid. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 17

F1 journalists slam absent and ‘impotent’ Todt

 ”The FIA … is impotent in its most urgent hour.”

Jean Todt - photo Getty ImagesBritish F1 journalists have attacked Jean Todt for not travelling to Bahrain for the sport’s highly controversial grand prix this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 22

Wolff replaces Mercedes’ departing CEO Nick Fry Mercedes AMG Petronas

Wolff replaces Mercedes’ departing CEO Nick Fry

2013-02-04 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - F1 W04 - Ross Brawn - Nick Fry - Lewis Hamilton - toto WolffThe Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One team today announced that Nick Fry, the team’s Chief Executive Officer, will step down from his current position at the beginning of April. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 19

Hamilton happy to prove critics wrong

Hamilton cannot hide his joy at the situation

2013-02-23 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Barcelona - Lewis Hamilton 02Lewis Hamilton has admitted he is happy to have “proved people wrong” after leaving McLaren. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 25

Mercedes-bound Lowe to miss 2013 opener – report

Having sat out the launch of the new MP4-28, McLaren’s technical director Paddy Lowe will now not travel to Australia for the 2013 opener.

2011-07-09 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Britain - Paddy Lowe 01Melbourne - Albert Park - Australian Grand PrixThe news continues the saga of Lowe’s uncertain future, with the Guardian newspaper claiming on Monday that a move to Mercedes for the 50-year-old is “a done deal”. Read the rest of this entry »

May 21

F1 teams slow development in topsy-turvy 2012

Analysis – is topsy-turvy 2012 good for F1?

Flagworld - F12012-05-13 - Spanish Grand Prix 5 0101As F1′s topsy-turvy 2012 season continues, it may be the driver with the simplest and least-developed car that prevails. That is the claim of the German magazine Auto Motor und Sport.

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Mar 25

Force India to push on with new F1 spy saga

Years after F1′s ‘spygate’ sagas, the issue could be set to return to the very top of the governing body’s agenda.

2012-03-24 - Sahara Force India F1 Team - Malaysian Grand Prix - Nico Hulkenberg 022012-03-24 - Sahara Force India F1 Team - Malaysian Grand Prix - Nico Hulkenberg 03Force India claims Caterham and their common former wind tunnel partner Aerolab were this week “found liable” by a British court of using Force India data for the Team Lotus car of early 2010. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 14

New violence casts doubt on 2012 Bahrain GP return

With the 2012 season now just weeks away, the most serious doubts yet about April’s returning Bahrain grand prix have emerged.

Bahrain International Circuit2009-04-26 - Bahrain GP - RedBull - Mark Webber 04Reports claim that, on the eve of the one year anniversary of the bloody ‘Day of Rage’ protests that led to the cancellation of the race and test in early 2011, violent clashes involving tear gas-firing police have broken out. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 24

Bahrain’s F1 return ‘in the balance’ for 2012

“Formula one’s teams and sponsors are clearly waiting to see how the world reacts”

Bahrain International Circuit2009-04-26 - Bahrain GP - RedBull - Mark Webber 04The chances Bahrain will host its grand prix as scheduled next year have shrunk this week, according to two respected British correspondents.

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