Tag Archive: Rosberg

Jul 15

Mercedes can win every remaining race in 2014 – Vettel

Sebastian Vettel has admitted Red Bull will not be able to catch up with Mercedes in 2014.

2014-06-07_0767 Mere hours ago, reports suggested the reigning world champion was not yet writing off his chances of winning a fifth consecutive world title this year. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 06

Grosjean on move as Lotus shifts gear

Romain Grosjean could be left out in the cold as Lotus looks to change gear for 2015.

IMG_3960 It is now an open secret that the Enstone based team intends to switch from Renault to Mercedes customer power at the end of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

May 10

Alonso to Mercedes, Newey to Ferrari – rumours

Ferrari is a hotbed of rumours at the scene of the Spanish grand prix.

2014-04-20 - Scuderia Ferrari - China - Fernando Alonso (2) The first rumour was that Ross Brawn, the team’s ultra-successful technical director during the Michael Schumacher years, could be on the way back to Maranello full-time following a recent visit during his retirement. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 21

Alonso says China podium belongs to Domenicali

“I think this podium should be dedicated to Stefano”

2014-03-04_0011 - Scuderia Ferrari - Bahrain - Fernando Alonso Fernando Alonso has suggested Ferrari’s new boss cannot take the credit for his breakthrough podium in China. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 18

Rivals step up amid ‘tense’ Mercedes battle

Mercedes’ rivals look closer to the pace this weekend in China.

Lewis Hamilton - photo © J-F. GaleronBack-to-back winner Lewis Hamilton was the fastest overall in Shanghai practice, but Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso was only a tenth behind. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 12

Vettel could exit amid Red Bull crisis – Marko

Red Bull needs to up its game or risk losing Sebastian Vettel.

2014-03-02 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Bahrain - Sebastian Vettel - 99001 That is the admission of the team’s always-blunt Dr Helmut Marko, as quadruple reigning world champion Vettel prepares to either retire or finish outside the points as the 2014 season kicks off this weekend in Melbourne. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 11

Ecclestone now tips Hamilton for title

Bernie Ecclestone has changed his mind.

2014-02-28_0003 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Bahrain - Lewis HamiltonA month ago, the F1 chief executive said that with Mercedes clearly “best prepared” for the all-new 2014 rules, his tip was “(Nico) Rosberg winning the title”. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 11

Red Bull boss Christian Horner is predicting an all-Mercedes silver duel for the 2014 title.

Horner tips Mercedes driver for 2014 title

2014-03-01 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Bahrain - Sebastian Vettel - Christian Horner “Lewis (Hamilton) and Nico (Rosberg) — who else is there?” he is quoted by the Times after a disastrous winter for reigning quadruple world champions Red Bull. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 10

Felipe Massa has admitted he has been “impressed” with his switch to Mercedes power for 2014

Massa ‘impressed’ with Mercedes power

2014-03-02_0012 - Williams - Bahrain - Felipe Massa It is the first time in his F1 career the diminutive Briton has not been powered by a Ferrari engine. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 06

Wolff tips Red Bull to bounce back

“Anything can happen under the new regulations”

2014-01-31 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Toto Wolff 01 With Mercedes already cast as the early title favourite, boss Toto Wolff is tipping reigning champions Red Bull to bounce back from an early crisis. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 04

‘Too early’ to declare 2014 favourite – Wolff

“Only in Australia will we see something representative”

2014-01-28 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Nico Rosberg - Lewis Hamilton - Paddy Lowe - Toto Wolff - W05 unveil Toto Wolff has played down reports Mercedes is the clear 2014 favourite after the first winter test at Jerez last week. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 28

Vettel says Mercedes has best F1 duo

Mercedes has perhaps the very best driver pairing in formula one.

Mark Webber- Vettel - photo © JEAN MICHEL LE MEUR - DPPI That is not the claim of a figure like Ross Brawn, Toto Wolff or Niki Lauda, but of the German team’s arch championship rival Sebastian Vettel. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 26

Alonso should be ‘careful’ with ‘sensitive Italians’ – Lauda

“But you have to constantly motivate the people — the Italians are very sensitive”

2013-06-09_0616Niki Lauda has urged Fernando Alonso to change tack when it comes to working with Ferrari. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 14

Rosberg’s pace ‘has surprised’ Hamilton – Wolff

“He’s just starting with the team while Nico has been here for years”

2013-06-08_0961Lewis Hamilton has been “surprised” by the pace of teammate Nico Rosberg at Mercedes early this season. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 09

Webber should accept number 2 status – Wurz

“But at the moment I think he will swallow the bitter pill.”

2013-03-23 - Red Bull Racing - Malaysia - Mark Webber (1)Mark Webber should be able to cope with life as a highly-paid and rated ‘number 2′. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 19

Superstars Series lines-up at Pergusa to become part of Sicilian motor history (updated)

Track set for upcoming Superstars series round on October 27, 28
The race os Sentul postponed to 2013

Superstars International SeriesSuperstars logoPassion, history and tradition are some very significant values in beautiful Sicily and over the years, these values have been represented by auto racing in its most fascinating form. During the golden age of racing, legends like Tazio Nuvolari, Achille Varzi, Stirling Moss, all competed in the region for fame, victory and glory. Read the rest of this entry »

May 21

Hakkinen’s son speeds along in wheel-tracks

Mika Hakkinen’s son is continuing to speed ahead on the road to formula one.

We reported a few years ago that the 1998 and 1999 world champion’s first son Hugo – who was born a year before Hakkinen retired in 2001 – had begun a competitive karting career.

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Dec 23

Montezemolo admits eye on ‘German drivers’

For Adrian Sutil, the cloud of his exit at Force India could have a scarlet lining.

2011-11-26 - Mercedes GP Petronas F1 Team - Brazil - Nico Rosberg 032011-04-16 - Force India F1 Team - China - Adrian Sutil 04Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo has admitted that, with Felipe Massa’s position to be evaluated during the course of 2012, the fabled Italian marque already has an eye on a couple of German drivers.

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Oct 08

Schumacher is ‘helper’ at Mercedes – Briatore

Michael Schumacher should ditch his dreams of adding an eighth title to his unprecedented formula one record.

2011-09-24 - Mercedes GP Petronas F1 Team - Singapore - Michael Schumacher 022011-09-24 - Mercedes GP Petronas F1 Team - Singapore - Michael Schumacher 02That is the claim of his former boss Flavio Briatore, who nonetheless said he supports the 42-year-old’s often-criticised return to the grid.

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Sep 27

F1 drivers ‘disconnected’ with ‘sense of risk’ – Prost

Alain Prost has admitted he was amazed when he tuned in on television to recent grands prix.

2011-04-17 - Red Bull Racing - China - Sebastian Vettel 1 teams2004_02_29_am_auto_12_08The four time world champion recently tested the Renault with which he contested the 1983 season, and said it was an eye-opener in contrast to the sport’s most recent races. “I wonder now if the drivers are not too disconnected with a sense of risk,” Prost told the French sports daily L’Equipe.

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