Tag Archive: Rubens Barrichello
Pirelli blames teams for tyre-explosive British GP
F1′s Italian supplier insists its 2013 tyres “do not compromise safety if used in the correct way”.
“They have a little bit more of everything”
With the European phase of the 2013 season now looming, Rubens Barrichello thinks Red Bull is a step ahead.
“I’ll never reach it — absolutely no chance”
Mark Webber has scoffed at the suggestion he might one day beat Rubens Barrichello’s all-time race record.
The Spaniard’s charge, however, was thwarted by a failing DRS rear wing flap
Fernando Alonso would have fought for victory in Bahrain, according to veteran former driver Rubens Barrichello.
Paul Hembery has in Bahrain denied Bernie Ecclestone’s claim that a new deal for Pirelli is “all done” for 2014.
“Absolutely it’s expected of me that I beat my teammate”
Nico Hulkenberg has admitted he is enjoying his status as the most experienced driver at Sauber this year.
A cocktail masterclass with Felipe Massa
Felipe Massa is enduring the longest victory drought in the history of all Ferrari drivers, according to an analysis by Italy’s Autosprint.
Alex Zanardi will not be racing in the German touring car series DTM in 2013.
The former F1 driver recently tested a hand-controlled BMW, sparking speculation the popular 46-year-old Italian and Paralympian could return to full-time motor racing.
“I think we will make an announcement soon.”
Rubens Barrichello says he is “torn” between staying in Indycar next year or returning to his native Brazil to contest the premier stock car series full-time.
Rubens Barrichello has dismissed as “just rumours” suggestions he could return to formula one next year with Caterham.
The veteran was bitterly disappointed to end his record-setting grand prix career at the end of last year, but was conspicuously present for the last two races of the 2012 season, in the US – where he has been racing Indycars in 2012 – and his native Brazil.
Alonso is not giving up
Fernando Alonso stands to win a whopping EUR 10 million bonus if on Sunday he can win Ferrari’s first drivers’ world championship since 2007.
Rubens Barrichello has all but ruled out a return to formula one in 2013.
Until now, F1′s longest-serving veteran has refused to call time on his grand prix career, despite switching to Indycar for 2012 after losing his Williams race seat.
Stefano Domenicali had his head held high when he answered a clear “yes” to a post-race question from the media on Sunday.
Just before the race, Ferrari’s team boss had approved mechanics breaking a seal on Felipe Massa’s gearbox not to fix the unit, but simply to create a penalty that would benefit Fernando Alonso.
Rubens Barrichello is refusing to give up on his formula one career.
After 19 consecutive seasons on the grid, the Brazilian veteran finally bowed out at the end of last year, when Williams signed countryman Bruno Senna to replace him. 40-year-old Barrichello rescued his open-wheeler career in the US-based Indycar series, but he has told Brazil’s Arena Sportv this week that he considers F1′s door to be still open.
“I think that for him, without being on the track, it’s easy to talk”
Bruno Senna has dismissed countryman Rubens Barrichello’s suggestion he would have scored twice as many points as Williams’ 2012 drivers.
Felipe Massa has admitted he is “very close” to agreeing a new deal to stay with Ferrari in 2013.
Blick newspaper reported this week that Ferrari is set to keep the Brazilian for an eighth consecutive season next year, with Germany’s Auto Motor und Sport agreeing that an announcement could be imminent.
For charity, Brazilian star chases the Race of Million prize
Current Formula 1 starts record holder Rubens Barrichello has announced today that will join Medley/Full Time Sports team in the last round of the Brazilian Stock Car Championship in December the 9th at Interlagos. The race, expected to reveal the champion of the season, offers a one million of reais (U$ 500.000) prize to the winner. Barrichello will be partnered by former GP2 series Xandinho Negrão and will make an exclusive test to get to grips with the V8 480 BHP engine on Octoder the 15th at Curitiba circuit.
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