Tag Archive: Rubens Barrichello

Jul 23

Alonso could be free to leave Ferrari – sources

Fernando Alonso could be contractually free to walk away from Ferrari.

2014-06-07_0248 Technically, the Spaniard remains under contract to the struggling Maranello team until the end of 2016. “I’m sure he is very frustrated,” Niki Lauda told the Spanish newspaper El Pais earlier this week. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 22

Verstappen says son Max ‘hot’ topic in F1 paddock

Jos Verstappen thinks his son is a “hot” topic in the F1 paddock.

Max Verstappen portrait The Dutchman is perhaps best known for struggling in F1 with a bevy of midfield teams. But his 16-year-old son Max has made an impressive transition from karts to single seaters this year, winning no fewer than 7 races in European F3. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 22

Barrichello, Alonso hail ‘fastest’ Massa

Felipe Massa’s first pole in more than five years was no surprise to Fernando Alonso

2014-06-07_0886 It was the thrilling finale in Brazil, 2008 – where for an instant the Ferrari camp thought its Brazilian driver had pipped Lewis Hamilton for the title – that Massa last started a grand prix from the very front. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 24

Stefanovich eyes Marussia’s place on F1 grid – report

Stefanovich talks date back to last November

2014-03-16 - Marussia F1 Team - Australia - Jules Bianchi (2)Zoran Stefanovich, who tried and failed to enter the sport with defunct Toyota’s assets in 2010, is back on the cusp of formula one. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 11

Barrichello hopes Massa fights for title

Felipe Massa can take his Williams all the way to the 2014 title

2014-03-02_0039 - Williams - Bahrain - Felipe Massa That is the view of Brazilian countryman and F1 veteran Rubens Barrichello, who completed the last of his more than 300 grands prix amid the same Grove based team’s slump in 2011. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 20

‘F1 not always best option for Brazilians’

Massa has moved to struggling Williams for 2014

Felipe Massa  no 19 The president of Brazil’s auto racing federation is not sure it is true that “F1 is always the best option” for the country’s rising drivers. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 23

1st win – Nurburgring 2009 #MadeMyMark

Having Dad there for my first win made it even more special.

Mark Webber - First-win-09It was a huge relief to get that first win in the bag; I had a drive through penalty early in the race after contact with Rubens Barrichello off the line which we both survived easily. 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 14

Schumacher approached for Raikkonen’s seat

“Michael would be fit enough, but he is enjoying his new life.”

Michael Schumacher - Deutsche VermogensberatungHeikki Kovalainen may only have been Lotus’ third choice as the 2013 successor for surgery-bound Kimi Raikkonen. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 25

Massa management denies Williams deal done

Speaking in India, Maldonado did little to quell the speculation

2013-09-07 - Felipe Massa - 0008A member of Felipe Massa’s management team has denied as “fantasy” reports the Brazilian has penned a five-year Williams contract. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 21

Barrichello admits F1 return in 2014 unlikely

And Barrichello is now hinting he will definitely stay in stock cars in 2014.

Rubens Barrichello Medley portraitRubens Barrichello has admitted he is likely to stay in Brazil’s stock car championship next year. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 09

Villeneuve urges Sauber to consider Barrichello

“Rubens would be worth considering”

2013-08-11_1051Jacques Villeneuve has urged Sauber to think again after the Swiss team ruled out signing Rubens Barrichello for 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 05

Kaltenborn now rules out Barrichello for 2014

“I am ruling out that he would drive for us.”

2013-06-09_0348Monisha Kaltenborn has backtracked, after earlier hinting Rubens Barrichello is in the running to return to F1 next year with Sauber. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 05

Barrichello admits desire for F1 return

Rubens Barrichello has admitted he is interested in returning to formula one.

Rubens Barrichello Medley portraitOut of the sport since losing his Williams seat in 2011, the hugely-experienced Brazilian has reportedly put together a sponsorship package and is in the running to drive for Sauber next season. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 03

Sauber admits Barrichello an option for 2014

“There are a couple of options out there”

2013-02-23 - Sauber F1 Team - Barcelona - Esteban Gutierrez 03Monisha Kaltenborn on Thursday admitted Rubens Barrichello is in the running to return to F1 with Sauber in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 30

Barrichello could race Sauber at Interlagos – report

Rubens Barrichello’s return to formula one could even happen this season.

Rubens Barrichello Medley portraitIt emerged late last week that the Brazilian veteran, who lost his Williams seat at the end of 2011, could be a shock contender to race alongside the highly inexperienced Sergey Sirotkin at Sauber next year. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 27

Rubens Barrichello has emerged as a shock contender to drive for Sauber in 2014

Barrichello in frame for 2014 Sauber seat – report

Rubens Barrichello Medley portraitWith Nico Hulkenberg expected to move either to Lotus or McLaren next year, Hinwil based Sauber has already said Russian teenager Sergey Sirotkin is set to make his debut in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 16

For the first time in more than 40 years, F1 could be without a Brazilian driver in 2014

Fittipaldi tips ‘another team’ to sign Massa

2013-06-09_0026Felipe Massa has lost his seat at Ferrari, but his manager Nicolas Todt is hoping Lotus will sign him as Kimi Raikkonen’s replacement. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 12

Lotus admits Massa ‘on the list’ to replace Raikkonen

“Felipe Massa is also available, so he is inevitably on the list.”

13-06-08_0089Felipe Massa has leapt into contention to replace the Ferrari-bound Kimi Raikkonen at Lotus. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 07

Experts doubt Raikkonen set for Ferrari return

And Lotus is pushing hard to convince the Finn to stay

2013-06-08_0131Well-known paddock personalities doubt feverish speculation Kimi Raikkonen is on the verge of signing to return to Ferrari next year. Read the rest of this entry »

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