Tag Archive: Sebastian Vettel

Apr 17

Vettel ‘shocked’ by Domenicali exit

“I was shocked when I heard about it” – Vettel

2014-03-30 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Malaysia - Sebastian Vettel  (3) World champion Sebastian Vettel says he was “shocked” when he heard about Stefano Domenicali’s departure at Ferrari. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 15

Mercedes wants more punishment for Red Bull

Red Bull broke the rules in “such a flagrant and deliberate” manner

2014-03-15 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Australia - Daniel Ricciardo 99009 Championship leader Mercedes has urged FIA judges to add to reigning world champion Red Bull’s penalty amid the fuel flow affair. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 08

Ricciardo better than Webber ‘not fair’ – Vettel

“It would be unfair to say that after three races”

2014-03-30 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Malaysia - Sebastian Vettel - Daniel Ricciardo (1) Sebastian Vettel insists it is too early to say his new teammate Daniel Ricciardo is better than Mark Webber. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 08

No title cliff-hanger in 2014 – Ecclestone

“It won’t be necessary this year”

2012-06-09_0002 When it comes to the loud criticisms of F1′s new ‘double points’ innovation, Bernie Ecclestone simply points to Mercedes. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 08

Only F1 noise will change – Todt

“We’re examining this problem with the three engine manufacturers”

Jean Todt - photo Getty Images When it comes to engine noise, most F1 players are open to turning up the volume of the turbo V6s. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 07

Mercedes denies Lowe call was ‘team order’

“They knew not to do anything stupid in the third race.” – Toto Wolff


2014-03-30 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Malaysia - Paddy LoweMercedes boss Paddy Lowe insists his drivers did not ignore a clear team order during Sunday’s Bahrain grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 07

F1 to push ahead with making V6 engines louder

F1 will push ahead with trying to make the sport’s new turbo V6 engines louder.

2013-03-28 - Sahara Force India F1 Team - Mercedes-Benz engine In an interview with the British broadcaster Sky on Sunday, chief executive Bernie Ecclestone was told by former driver Martin Brundle that changing the sound would surely require a total engine “redesign”. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 06

Team battles hotting up at Mercedes, Red Bull

The battle is hotting up at Mercedes

2014-03-30 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Malaysia 01 Red Bull’s reigning world champion Sebastian Vettel, the dominant force of the last four years, summed up the mood in the paddock on Saturday when he said the silver cars are in a “different world”. 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 »

Apr 04

Red Bull has best car in 2014 – Hulkenberg

Red Bull has the best car on the 2014 grid, according to Force India’s Nico Hulkenberg.

2014-03-30 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Malaysia - Sebastian Vettel  (13) “For me, Red Bull is in front with the chassis,” said the German, acknowledging that, as an overall package, the powerful Mercedes is leading the pack. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 04

Vettel rebuked by Todt in personal letter

“I stand by what I said — I am a fan of the old F1″

2014-03-30 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Malaysia - Sebastian Vettel  (5) Sebastian Vettel was rebuked in writing by FIA president Jean Todt for calling the sound of the new turbo V6 engines “shit”. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 04

Ferrari, Ecclestone want quick F1 rule changes

“We need a bit of support from the teams to get it done” – Ecclestone

2013-06-09_0963In a rare media statement, Ferrari has declared that fans are “unhappy with the new formula one”. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 03

Raikkonen yearns for ‘more exciting’ F1

Kimi Raikkonen has been quoted as lamenting the end of F1′s more exciting days.

2014-03-30 - Scuderia Ferrari - Malaysia - Kimi Raikkonen 01 The Finn went into the 2014 season playing down the likely impact of the sweeping 2014 rules, featuring limited fuel and quieter, energy recovery-dominated turbo V6 engines. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 01

Red Bull denies dropping Ricciardo appeal

“Utter nonsense” – Dr Helmut Marko

2014-03-30 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Malaysia - Daniel Ricciardo (2) Red Bull has denied rumours it is preparing to drop its appeal against Daniel Ricciardo’s Melbourne disqualification. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 31

Red Bull, FIA deny Vettel swearing rebuke

Todt had warned drivers about bad language back in 2012

2014-03-02 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Bahrain - Sebastian Vettel - 99022 Red Bull and the FIA have denied rumours Sebastian Vettel was rebuked after swearing about F1′s new engine noise. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 31

Red Bull continued to grapple with fuel flow problems in Sunday’s Malaysian grand prix

More fuel flow problems for Red Bull

2014-02-28 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Bahrain - pit stop 04 While Sebastian Vettel finished third, it was his teammate Daniel Ricciardo’s sister RB10 – disqualified in Melbourne over the very same issue – that was once again affected. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 31

Rivals say Mercedes not easily caught

“It’s a big gap.  They have plenty up their sleeve.” – Christian Horner

2014-03-17 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Australia - Nico Rosberg 06 Mercedes’ rivals have acknowledged the gap to the dominant championship leaders will not be easily overcome. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 31

Drivers stall over new boss for F1 union

The future of the F1 drivers’ association appears in danger.

2013-02-23 - Scuderia Ferrari - Barcelona - Pedro de la Rosa 00 We reported after the season-opening Australian grand prix that current GPDA president Pedro de la Rosa wants to step down. 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 30

Red Bull, Mercedes spat over Rosberg ‘block’

Nico Rosberg, not on a flying lap, “blocked” Sebastian Vettel

2014-03-17 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Australia - Nico Rosberg 06 A spat between Red Bull and Mercedes broke out on Saturday after the fight for pole at Sepang. Read the rest of this entry »

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