Tag Archive: SID

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 09

Ferrari team no longer ‘excellent’ – Briatore

“For the team, at the moment it is very difficult.”

2014-03-02 - Scuderia Ferrari - Bahrain - Fernando Alonso (2) While Ferrari’s global brand remains strong, the health of the Maranello based formula one team is less impressive. 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 »

Mar 28

Engine noise could affect Sepang contract talks

The engines will surely “affect the atmosphere of the race”

Sepang  Circuit 2012-02-27 The actual engines may be quieter, but the controversy about the sport’s new turbo V6 engines is making a deafening sound. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 26

F1 race going ahead despite Malaysian plane crash

Petronas-sponsored grand prix is going ahead

2012-03-24 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Malaysian Grand Prix - Sepang International Circuit 01 This weekend’s F1 race is going ahead, despite confirmation the ill-fated Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 almost certainly crashed into the ocean. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 12

New Nurburgring owner to keep ‘affordable’ F1

Capricorn is committed to keeping formula one at the Nurburgring

GP3 - Nürburgring F1′s Nurburgring future now appears brighter, after the embattled German grand prix venue was bought for a reported EUR 100 million. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 24

Red Bull still in crisis as Mercedes streaks ahead

Defending champions Red Bull are in major trouble

2014-01-30 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel (21) With only four days of track running now left until Melbourne, a clear trend is emerging. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 12

Hill supports ‘double points’

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff said recently the fans’ adverse reaction

2013-06-08_0144 Damon Hill has counted himself out of the furore surrounding the new ‘double points’ innovation for 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 19

Ecclestone facing ten years in German prison

Bernie Ecclestone is facing the prospect of up to ten years in jail.

2011-06-09_0314 F1′s embattled chief executive has been removed from the sport’s executive board after German prosecutors announced he will face trial in 2014 for alleged corruption. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 17

Ecclestone steps down from F1 board

Ecclestone “will step down as a director with immediate effect”

Bernie Ecclestone’s demise may now have begun, as the F1 chief executive stepped down from the sport’s board. 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 »

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 »

Dec 03

Force India to confirm Hulkenberg for 2014

Announcement to be made by the Silverstone based team later 

2013-06-09_0419 One of the last significant pieces of the 2014 ‘silly season’ puzzle will fall into place on Tuesday, the German news agency SID reports. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 26

Maldonado triggers final ‘silly season’ dominoes

The final pieces of the 2014 grid are now set to fall into place.

2013-03-23 - Williams F1 - Malaysia - Pastor Maldonado 03With the possible – albeit unlikely – exception of Caterham and Marussia, the only team with full driver stability heading into next season will be Mercedes. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 22

Maldonado, Hulkenberg keys to 2014 ‘silly season’

Maldonado is in pole position to replace Kimi Raikkonen in 2014

2013-03-23 - Williams F1 - Malaysia - Pastor Maldonado 04Pastor Maldonado and Nico Hulkenberg remain the keys to the last phase of F1′s 2014 ‘silly season’. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 15

Struggling Hamilton to race new chassis

Brackley investigated and found a “large crack” in his chassis

2013-10-26 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Lewis Hamilton 03Lewis Hamilton will tackle the last two grands prix of the season with a new Mercedes chassis. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 13

Hulkenberg turned down offer to replace Raikkonen

“It’s a big risk”

2013-06-09_1130Nico Hulkenberg turned down an offer from Lotus to replace the surgery-bound Kimi Raikkonen for the remaining two grands prix of 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 03

2014 calendar to shrink by two races – reports

F1′s bustling 2014 calendar looks set to shed at least a couple of races.

The German-language Speed Week reports that the new grands prix scheduled for New Jersey and Mexico will in fact not take place next season. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 31

Nico Hulkenberg is spending Thursday in his hotel room rather than at the Yas Marina circuit

Hulkenberg unwell in Abu Dhabi

Nico Hulkenberg - photo © DPPI - François Flamand German reports by SID news agency and Auto Motor und Sport say the Sauber driver is unwell, apparently with an upset stomach picked up last week in India. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 15

Hulkenberg’s manager denies 2014 deal done

“We are continuing to sort through the options.”

2013-03-23 - Sauber F1 Team - Malaysia - Nico Hulkenberg 01Nico Hulkenberg, the new key to unlocking the remainder of the 2014 ‘silly season’, has not signed a deal yet. Read the rest of this entry »

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