Tag Archive: Singapore

Aug 22

Vettel close to taking sixth-engine grid penalty

Sebastian Vettel’s season could be set to go from bad to worse.

2014-07-04 - 99014 - Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel The reigning world champion smiled meekly at Spa-Francorchamps when he responded to boss Christian Horner’s recent claim that the German is ‘tired’ in 2014 after consecutive title campaigns. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 19

Toro Rosso next team set for ‘nose news’

Toro Rosso could be the next F1 team with ‘nose news’ looming.

IMG_6299 We have reported that, as Caterham pushes on with new owners and management, a new green nose for the 2014 car is among a package of updates to debut this weekend in Belgium. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 24

Pirelli announces compounds for Belgium, Italy and Singapore

Pirelli has revealed the tyres that will be taken to the grands prix of Belgium, Italy and Singapore.

Pirelli At Spa – one of the most spectacular and demanding circuits on the calendar – the P Zero White medium and P Zero Yellow soft tyres will be used, which will be well-suited to the varied track and weather conditions often found in Belgium. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 28

Webber predicts early retirement for Vettel

“He’ll probably take a blast in the red car, then sayonara.”

2013-10-13 - Red Bull Racing - Mark Webber - Sebastian Vettel Mark Webber has predicted an early retirement for his former teammate Sebastian Vettel. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 14

Alonso encouraged Vettel booing – Horner

Horner has now directly accused Alonso

Jules Bianchi-Fernando Alonso - photo © DPPI - François Flamand Christian Horner has accused Fernando Alonso of encouraging his fans to boo world champion Sebastian Vettel on the podium this year. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 10

Kimi Räikkönen to miss final two races of 2013 Season

Replacement driver will be announced

2013-10-26 - Lotus F1 Team - Kimi Raikkonen 08Lotus F1 Team can confirm that Kimi Räikkönen will miss the final two races of the 2013 Formula 1 season to undergo, and recover from, back surgery. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 14

Mercedes vows to match Renault’s engine trickery

“We need to analyse what they have done”

2013-06-06_0006 Mercedes has vowed to catch F1′s runaway Renault-powered teams, as it risks losing millions in Concorde Agreement bonus money. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 13

Honda ‘would like Alonso at McLaren’ – Whitmarsh

“He has a contract with Ferrari, in the future, who knows.”

2013-01-17-0133Martin Whitmarsh has admitted Honda would like Fernando Alonso to be powered by its Japanese engines in 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 12

Fan apologised for Vettel booing – Horner

Horner blamed the “pantomime”-effect

2013-09-21- Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel - 99022A spectator who booed Sebastian Vettel under the podium in Singapore subsequently wrote to apologise, Red Bull team boss Christian Horner has revealed. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 11

Monotony of Vettel dominance ‘irrelevant’ – Sutil

“If the best is the best for a decade, that’s how it is”

2013-06-06_0086Amid the boos and the boredom, Adrian Sutil has backed his countryman Sebastian Vettel. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 08

‘No interest’ in stopping boos on Twitter – Vettel

But there was no booing in Korea at the weekend

Sebastian Vettel Corée - photo © J.F GaleronSebastian Vettel says he will not try to boost his popularity by jumping on the social media bandwagon. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 06

No end to Vettel’s dominance in 2013

Sebastian Vettel’s dominance is not likely to suddenly end.

Sebastian Vettel Corée - photo © J.F GaleronThat is Mercedes boss Ross Brawn’s warning ahead of the Korean grand prix, as Red Bull figures hint that Vettel’s crushing dominance in Singapore might have been exaggerated. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 06

Gutierrez sheds ‘conservative’ approach to F1

Gutierrez says he has undergone a radical change

2013-06-09_0463Esteban Gutierrez is finally beginning to make a mark, after shedding his “conservative” approach to formula one. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 04

Schumacher exit best thing for Mercedes – Lauda

Replacing Michael Schumacher with Lewis Hamilton was the right thing for Mercedes.

Michael Schumacher - Deutsche VermogensberatungThat is the claim not only of F1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone, but also the German team’s own Niki Lauda. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 04

Team switch would stop Vettel booing – Surer

“For him, a change would be good”

1981_33MarcSurerTheodore-CosworthSebastian Vettel can stop the booing if he just proves his undoubted talent outside the dominant Red Bull cockpit. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 03

Red Bull to further ‘enhance’ traction system – Vettel

“Other people will never figure out how we’ve done it.”

2013-09-21- Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel - 99026Red Bull is perfecting a “system” that is mimicking the effects of banned traction control, Germany’s Auto Motor und Sport reported on Thursday. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 03

Vettel risks losing rival drivers’ respect – Rosberg

“He is in very clear danger of losing the respect of the other drivers”

2013-09-19- Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel - 99002Nico Rosberg has admitted he took objection in Singapore when world champion Sebastian Vettel suggested his rivals are lazy. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 03

FIA backs Vettel amid cheat claims

“Everything is under our control, and Vettel’s car complies with the regulations.”

2013-09-21- Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel - 99027The FIA has backed Sebastian Vettel amid claims he is strolling to the 2013 title with a questionably-legal Red Bull. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 02

Davide Valsecchi insists he is “ready” to make his formula one debut this weekend.

Valsecchi ‘ready’ to replace Raikkonen

2013-06-08_0051Lotus regular Kimi Raikkonen struggled through the recent Singapore grand prix with a back injury. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 01

Vettel using ‘secret’ exhaust-blown solution – report

Video that depicts the odd mid-corner sound of Vettel’s car in Singapore

2013-05-12 - Red Bull Racing - Spain - Sebastian Vettel (6)Sebastian Vettel’s dominance is being powered by a clever post-’exhaust blowing’ solution, a specialist Italian magazine claims. Read the rest of this entry »

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