Tag Archive: Reuters

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 »

Dec 13

Perez defends new ‘double points’ rule

Sergio Perez has defended F1′s controversial new ‘double points’ rule for the 2014 season finale.

2013-12-12 - Sahara Force India - Sergio Perez and Dr Vijay Mallya With the sport moving to ensure the championship stays alive throughout the season, the ‘double points’ rule was greeted with uproar among fans and slammed by dominant 2013 champion Sebastian Vettel as “nonsense”. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 13

Perez hopes to impress ‘top team’ in 2014

“Hopefully I can do that and have another chance in a top team in a winning car.”

2013-06-09_0551 Force India has completed its all-new 2014 driver lineup, confirming Sergio Perez as Nico Hulkenberg’s teammate. 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 12

More news will follow now that Felipe Massa has been signed up by Williams for 2014

After Massa signing, ‘more news’ to follow – Williams

2013-06-09_0014“It is very exciting for us to be able to confirm our 2014 driver lineup as part of a number of announcements we will be making over the coming weeks,” said the British team’s deputy boss Claire Williams. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 11

Salo backs Raikkonen’s surgery over Lotus finale

“It has been a problem for Kimi for a long time”

2013-10-26 - Lotus F1 Team - Kimi Raikkonen 07Late last week, there was no sign Kimi Raikkonen was planning to sit out the last two grands prix of his Lotus career. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 26

Pirelli renews threat to quit F1

Pirelli has renewed its threat to quit formula one.

2013-06-30 - Britain - Pirelli (3)F1′s controversial Italian tyre supplier has signed deals for 2014 and beyond with the teams and Bernie Ecclestone, and even got the FIA’s green light to stay in the sport. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 12

McLaren has confirmed reports Red Bull’s aerodynamics boss is heading to Woking

Red Bull to lose ‘key figure’ to McLaren

2011-05-22 - Red Bull Racing - Spain - Peter Prodromou - Sebastian VettelEarlier, we reported rumours Peter Prodromou, described by Auto Motor und Sport as Adrian Newey’s “right hand man”, has been poached from the world champions. Read the rest of this entry »

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