Tag Archive: Reuters

Jul 17

Caterham F1 Team restructuring (updated)

Caterham axes ‘at least 50′ F1 staff

11 - Caterham F1 TeamFollowing the first steps of restructuring, Caterham F1 Team has confirmed today that a number of new appointments have been made.

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Jul 16

Rossi one of many departures at Caterham

Alexander Rossi is just one of many departures at Caterham this week.

2014-06-07_0069 22-year-old Californian Rossi was a test and occasional Friday driver for the Tony Fernandes-founded team, which has been taken over by investors and is now headed by Colin Kolles and Christijan Albers. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 11

Ungar joins Caterham, Marmorini exits Ferrari

As half-time approaches in 2014, changes abound in the world of F1.

2012-05-10 - Scuderia Ferrari - L Marmorini The mid-season upheaval at Caterham continues apace, with media reports suggesting the now Colin Kolles-advised team is set to announce a new technical director. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 12

Magny Cours still ‘trying’ for F1 return

Talks to take formula one back to France are still on, according to Magny Cours boss Serge Saulnier.

Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours logo Last month, Saulnier said: “If the will of a number of people is confirmed in the coming weeks, we are very close (to returning).” He said Magny Cours, located a remote 250 kilometres from Paris and absent from the calendar since 2008, is heading for a comeback race in 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

May 26

Ecclestone says no to Magny Cours return

Bernie Ecclestone gave a clear “no” when asked if France is on the brink of returning to F1.

2012-11-15_0008 A week ago, former grand prix venue Magny Cours’ boss Serge Saulnier told Infosport: “If the will of a number of people is confirmed in the coming weeks, we are very close (to returning).” Read the rest of this entry »

May 15

Vettel ‘working for his money’ in 2014 – Ricciardo

Daniel Ricciardo is enjoying the moment as he shows a clean pair of heels to F1′s reigning quadruple world champion.

2014-05-09 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Spain - Sebastian Vettel (6) Early in 2014, Red Bull’s fresh-faced newcomer Ricciardo settled in quickly and stunned the F1 world by generally outshining Vettel, the winner of the last four world titles and the last nine grands prix of 2013 on the trot. Read the rest of this entry »

May 14

‘Negative’ reaction to trumpet exhaust look, sound

Mercedes’ ‘trumpet’ exhaust made a questionable debut on Wednesday.

2014-05-07 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team (2) “Looks like Mercedes have put a vuvuzela on the back of their car,” Reuters’ Alan Baldwin wryly observed. 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 14

Mercedes blasts Red Bull at Paris appeal

“Flagrant breach” of the regulations

2014-03-17 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Australia - Nico Rosberg 06 Title rival Mercedes on Monday was highly critical of world champions Red Bull’s behaviour, as the appeal hearing in Paris began. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 05

Silverstone likes the sound of ‘new’ F1

“We’ve just got to re-adjust our volume”

Silverstone circuit Organisers of the British grand prix have counted themselves out of the controversy surrounding the milder sound of F1′s new V6 engines. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 25

Renault ends road car deal with Caterham

Renault is not giving up on “reviving its Alpine brand”

Alpine 36 Le Mans 2013 Caterham and its F1 engine partner Renault have reportedly axed a joint venture to produce road-going sports cars. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 06

No return to India in 2015 – Ecclestone

F1 will not be returning to India next year.

Indian Grand Prix The race near New Delhi, having joined the calendar in 2011, is absent from this season’s schedule mainly because of the sport’s issues with the Indian tax situation. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 06

Nurburgring sold for up to EUR 70m – report

The Nurburgring looks to have been sold for between EUR 60 and 70 million.

GP3 - Nürburgring This week, F1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone said he had been outbid for the fabled German grand prix venue, having offered “$50 million”. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 17

McLaren-Ferrari rivalry slides to winter olympics

F1′s famous Ferrari versus McLaren rivalry has spilled into the winter olympics.

Sochi - Panorama of the Olympic Park and Formula 1 autodrome Dec 2013 It emerges that McLaren, with two employees actually at the Sochi games, has been helping the British national team with Lizzy Yarnold’s ‘skeleton’ sled, on which she slid to gold last Friday. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 04

US media companies eye major F1 stake

Bernie Ecclestone said he was not specifically aware of the Malone bid

2012-11-15_0006 US media companies Liberty and Discovery have moved to buy a major stake in formula one from CVC, according to reports. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 21

Pic working with Craig Pollock, loses Caterham seat

Charles Pic will not be racing in formula one this season.

2013-06-05-0179 Having debuted for Marussia in 2013, and switching to Caterham last year, the latter team’s boss Cyril Abiteboul announced on Monday that the 23-year-old French driver has been left without a race seat for 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 14

Williams preparing 2014 car for Jerez debut

“We’ll be on track in Jerez”

2013-06-09_0986 Williams has become the latest team to confirm it will be on track as crucial preparations for the 2014 season begin in two weeks at Jerez. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 02

Ferrari to push Raikkonen into new simulator

Raikkonen, then at Lotus, insisted he “learns nothing” in a simulator.

2013-11-01 - Scuderia Ferrari - Felipe Massa 01 Kimi Raikkonen will be expected to work hard this winter at the wheel of Ferrari’s new simulator. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 16

Ecclestone to wait weeks for court verdict

2014 looks set to be a key year in the history of F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone.

2012-06-07_0277 He is already waiting to hear if German prosecutors will push ahead with a criminal trial, amid the Gerhard Gribkowsky corruption scandal. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 13

Ecclestone fighting on as legal woes mount

As his legal troubles continue to mount, Bernie Ecclestone has vowed to keep fighting.

Formula 1 Circuit in Sochi - Bernier Ecclestone 2 F1′s embattled chief executive is already tackling the Gerhard Gribkowsky corruption scandal against German prosecutors and the media group Constantin. Read the rest of this entry »

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