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Apr 06

‘Boring’ F1 hits back with Bahrain bonanza

“It’s absolutely official — F1 2014 kicks ass!”

Rosberg 6 - Hamilton 44F1 on Sunday issued the strongest-possible retort to all those playing down the spectacle of the sport’s new era. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 30

Mercedes wary of improving Red Bull – Lauda

“We need to really pay attention to how fast Red Bull is developing”

2014-03-17 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Australia - Lewis Hamilton - Niki Lauda Mercedes’ one-two on Sunday was the first since Juan Manuel Fangio and Piero Taruffi dominated the 1955 Italian grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 17

Rivals face struggle to catch Mercedes

“Rosberg is the new Vettel”

2014-03-01_0012 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Bahrain - Nico RosbergDaniel Ricciardo’s disqualification aside, the Red Bull ‘crisis’ appeared far less severe in Melbourne than it did over the winter. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 17

Family accepts ‘long wait’ for Schu awakening

“Michael is still in the recovery phase”

Michael Schumacher - Deutsche Vermogensberatung Michael Schumacher’s manager insists the F1 legend’s family have not given up hope he will eventually wake from his 11-week coma. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 17

Aus GP furious with F1′s purring engines

Organisers of the Australian grand prix are furious with F1′s new low volume.

2014-03-01_0018 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Bahrain - Nico RosbergEven some of the sport’s stalwarts were alarmed in Melbourne when the 22 cars purred towards the first corner in Melbourne on Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 15

Vettel sees bright side to unlucky 13

“This shows what our car can do” – Vettel

2014-03-02 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Bahrain - Sebastian Vettel - 99022Although visibly annoyed, even Sebastian Vettel late on Saturday could see the bright side under gloomy skies in Melbourne. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 12

Lauda denies money powered Mercedes dominance

“We will only know when the first three races are over”

2014-03-04_0013 - Scuderia Ferrari - Bahrain - Stefano Domenicali - Dr Helmut Marko - Nika Lauda Niki Lauda has dismissed claims Mercedes is set to dominate the 2014 season because the German carmaker spent more on its new turbo V6 ‘power unit’. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 12

Haug returns to motor racing with DTM

Norbert Haug is returning to motor racing.

2012-07-21 - Mercedes AMG Petronas - Germany - Norbert Haug 01 Having lost his role as Mercedes’ motor sport chief, the 61-year-old found a new job at a German company specialising in vehicle mobility for disabled people. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 12

No F1 boycott to punish Russia – Lauda

“That is completely pointless.”

2013-08-12 - Formula 1 Russian Grand Prix in Sochi (7) Niki Lauda has dismissed suggestions formula one should boycott October’s inaugural Russian grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 07

‘Relief’ as Schumacher’s condition improves – reports

“Michael Schumacher is no longer in imminent danger of death.”

2012-11-18_0006 Nine days into his coma, positive news is finally emerging from the Michael Schumacher camp. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 02

Schumacher updates only if something changes – manager

Former F1 driver Jarno Trulli also insisted Schumacher is not “reckless”.

2012-11-18_0006 Press conferences about Michael Schumacher’s health will no longer occur, unless there is something “significant” to report. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 31

World waiting for next Schumacher news on Tuesday

“The family is not doing very well, obviously”

Schumacher - di Montezemolo - photo Getty Images More information about Michael Schumacher’s fight for life after his skiing accident will be forthcoming on Tuesday. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 24

Hulkenberg signs 2014 Force India deal – report

“The deal should be announced in the next few days”

2013-11-17 - Sauber F1 Team - Nico Hulkenberg 06Nico Hulkenberg has signed a one-year deal to return to Force India next year, Germany’s authoritative Auto Motor und Sport reports from Brazil. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 19

Schumacher tips Vettel to break F1 title record

Schumacher said Vettel can now stand on his own two feet as a true F1 great

2013-11-17 - Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel -  (5)Michael Schumacher has tipped his countryman and protege Sebastian Vettel to eventually beat his record tally of seven world championships. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 16

Losing Lotus chance ‘a huge blow’ – Valsecchi

“I’m angry to have lost out to Kovalainen”

2013-06-08_0051Michael Schumacher was among no less than seven candidates to replace Kimi Raikkonen at Lotus for the last two races of 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 06

Raikkonen already regretting Ferrari return – pundit

“Kimi is annoyed that his manager is sending him back to Ferrari”

2013-10-26 - Lotus F1 Team - Kimi Raikkonen 09Kimi Raikkonen might already be regretting his impending return to Ferrari, according to a pundit

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Oct 10

Absent Newey would miss Vettel’s title win in Japan

Briton Newey is usually a fixture on the pitwall

2013-06-07_0006Adrian Newey will not be trackside on Sunday if Sebastian Vettel wraps up his fourth consecutive world championship at Suzuka. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 09

Reports – Renault to woo Alonso to Lotus?

“If Fernando knocks on my door, I will answer it.” – Eric Boullier

2013-06-05-0262As the formula one paddock emptied at Monza, one rumour had moved into the realm of fact — Kimi Raikkonen is returning to Ferrari in 2014. 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 »

Aug 26

Renault factor involved in Raikkonen talks – Lopez

“We understand what Kimi is waiting for”

2013-02-23 - Lotus F1 Team - Barcelona - Kimi Raikkonen 03Gerard Lopez has admitted Renault is involved in Lotus’ push to keep Kimi Raikkonen at the team in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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