Tag Archive: Sergio Perez

Jul 26

‘Silly season’ strikes F1 throughout 2014 grid

The rumour went full circle in the space of a couple of days

2014-07-20 - 99005 - Red Bull Racing - Daniel Ricciardo The unofficial ‘silly season’ has officially hit F1, as talk of a move to Mercedes for world champion Sebastian Vettel buzzes the paddock. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 25

Azerbaijan, New Jersey next for F1 calendar – Ecclestone

With Mexico set to join the 2015 calendar, two more new grands prix should follow the year after.

Three equally sized horizontal bands of blue, red, and green, with a white crescent and an eight-pointed star centered in the red bandThat is the news of F1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone, even though on Thursday there was scepticism in the Budapest paddock that Mexico will actually happen in 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 19

Rosberg on pole after Hamilton shunt (+result)

F1 German Grand Prix: Rosberg on pole after Hamilton shunt

  2014-07-18 - Mercedes AMG Petronas - Germany - Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton (19) Championship leader Nico Rosberg took pole position for the German Grand Prix as Lewis Hamilton crashed out of the first part of qualifying. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 10

Ramirez slams Perez for wrong ‘attitude’

Jo Ramirez, McLaren’s former long-time team manager, has slammed fellow Mexican Sergio Perez.

IMG_6010 McLaren ousted Perez, 24, after a single season at the end of last year in favour of Danish rookie Kevin Magnussen. “As a driver Sergio was actually not bad (at McLaren),” Ramirez, a former advisor to Perez, told motorline.cc.  “I think he was also getting better. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 05

Button hurry-up printed on ‘chip paper’ – Neale

Even the great Ayrton Senna got a ‘hurry-up’ from McLaren supremo Ron Dennis. 

IMG_4416That was the claim at Silverstone of Jonathan Neale, the Woking based team’s managing director, after Dennis this week told senior driver Jenson Button to “try harder”. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 04

Susie Wolff lives her dream amid criticism

Susie Wolff will live her dream on Friday at Silverstone, but she is also facing criticism.

Susie Wolff The Scot will break a 22-year F1 drought in morning practice for the British grand prix when she drives Valtteri Bottas’ Williams — the last woman in action during a world championship weekend was Giovanna Amati in 1992. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 01

Mallya happy with Force India drivers

Drivers at Force India and Williams appear unlikely to feature in this year’s F1 ‘silly season’.

2014-03-17 - Sahara Force India F1 Team - Australia - Dr Vijay Mallya 01 He may now be an ‘ex-billionaire’ as his airline sinks, and he is set to begin the new financial year by facing court in India as an alleged ‘wilful defaulter’, but Vijay Mallya’s Force India team is doing well in formula one. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 22

F1 – Rosberg wins first Austrian Grand Prix in 11 years (+result)

Mercedes returns to winning form on Red Bull territory

2014-06-08_1139 Nico Rosberg has won the first Austrian Grand Prix in 11 years, leading Mercedes to a one-two win at the Red Bull Ring deemed as the unofficial home of the Red Bull Racing team. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 20

FIA vows to ease driver penalties

A big talking point in Austria on Thursday was the continuing feud between Felipe Massa and Sergio Perez.

2014-06-04_0030 The pair crashed and ended their Canadian grand prix in hospital, where the real dispute began. “I said that it was dangerous,” recalled Massa, “and that he needs to learn, but he just turned and left. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 09

Anti-Perez conspiracy theory ‘nonsense’ – Whiting

The stewards sided with Massa, penalising Perez five places

2014-06-08_0767Force India smells a rat, after Sergio Perez was penalised for a terrifying crash at the end of Sunday’s Canadian grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

May 29

Cars, concerts and more at Grand Prix Festival on Crescent

Three-day festival returns with more cars, activities and fun for all ages

Festival Grand Prix sur Crescent logo Crescent Street Grand Prix Festival presented by Corona Extra, one of the world’s most attended and appreciated motorsports festival celebrates its 15th anniversary. Read the rest of this entry »

May 28

Pirelli undecided about F1 future beyond 2016

Pirelli has answered “we’ll see” to the question of staying in formula one beyond its current contract.

2014-01-31 - Pirelli 06 After an often tumultuous and controversial opening three-year stay as F1′s official supplier, the Italian marque signed on for another stint starting in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

May 22

Monaco to be Kvyat’s first street race

Daniil Kvyat says he is taking a “step in the dark” this weekend at Monaco.

2014-03-20 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - Australia - Daniil Kvyat (3) While others in the Principality are soaking up the glamour of the ‘jewel’ in F1′s crown, the Russian 20-year-old is thinking about his very first laps of the challenging layout. Read the rest of this entry »

May 21

Monaco to be ‘more interesting than usual’ – Perez

“An error here will cost you a hell of a lot”

2014-03-30 - Sahara Force India F1 Team - Malaysia -Sergio Perez 03 Although a critic of F1′s new era, Sergio Perez admits this weekend’s Monaco grand prix will be “more interesting than usual”. Read the rest of this entry »

May 21

Alpinestars suits bring Sahara Force India new style for Monaco

The new suits reinforce Sahara Force India and Alpinestars commitment to performance
2014-05-21 - Sahara Force India - Alpinestars 01Sahara Force India Formula One Team drivers, Nico Hulkenberg and Sergio Perez, will arrive in Monaco with new-look Alpinestars race suits as the team extends its long-standing partnership with the Italian clothing supplier.

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May 21

F1 drivers ‘miss’ Schumacher at football game

Formula one drivers have paid tribute to their stricken former rival Michael Schumacher.

2012-05-23 - Mercedes AMG Petronas - Michael & Nico with the German Football Team For years ahead of the Monaco grand prix, seven time world champion Schumacher captained the F1 drivers’ football team as they annually took on Prince Albert’s all-stars at the Stade Louis. Read the rest of this entry »

May 16

Pirelli could ease new ‘conservative’ approach

Pirelli has admitted it may ease its newly conservative approach to formula one.

2014-02-27 - Pirelli - Bahrain - Stickers 2 Initially tasked by Bernie Ecclestone to spice up the racing action, the Italian marque endured an horrific 2013, mired by exploding tyres and hefty criticism. Read the rest of this entry »

May 11

GP2 field faster than F1 backmarkers in Spain

Formula one is not the loudest spectacle in Spain this weekend.

GP2 - Jolyon Palmer (DAMS) The feeder series GP2, still powered by naturally-aspirated V8 engines, is making more noise in Barcelona than the newly-quiet ‘hybrid’ grand prix machines. Read the rest of this entry »

May 10

Perez slams Pirelli over ‘boring’ tyres

Sergio Perez has slammed Pirelli for supplying overly conservative tyre compounds at the Spanish grand prix.

2014-03-17 - Sahara Force India F1 Team - Australia - Sergio Perez 07F1′s official tyre supplier had a tumultuous and highly controversial 2013 season, but so far the emphasis this season has been on the radical new rules and quiet engines.

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Apr 14

Vandoorne to replace Button ‘possible’ – Dennis

That is the admission of returned McLaren supremo Ron Dennis

GP2 - ART Grand Prix - Stoffel Vandoorne McLaren could oust Jenson Button at the end of 2014 and replace him with the team’s next young development driver talent. Read the rest of this entry »

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