Tag Archive: Toro Rosso

Apr 17

Renault initially ‘not open’ amid crisis – Marko

“We found many errors” – Marko

2014-03-04_0013 - Scuderia Ferrari - Bahrain - Stefano Domenicali - Dr Helmut Marko - Nika Lauda Renault’s 2014 crisis began to ease when the French marque became more “open”, according to outspoken Red Bull director Dr Helmut Marko. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 11

Marko hopes Renault engine ‘starts to work’

If Renault cannot improve its engine, Mercedes will run away with the 2014 title.

2014-03-01 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Bahrain -  Christian Horner - Dr Helmut Marko That is the warning of Dr Helmut Marko, an outspoken director of the Renault-powered reigning world champions Red Bull. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 08

Todt unmoved by Vergne hospital story

Vergne says he even visited hospital after the Australian grand prix

2014-03-20 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - Australia - Jean-Eric Vergne (1) Jean Todt insists he is not moved by claims extreme diets are putting drivers at risk. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 04

FIA clamps down on fuel sensor modification

Red Bull has been highly critical of the sensor

Gill Sensors - The Ultrasonic Fuel Flow Meter has been approved by the FIA for use in the 2014 F1 season and WEC The FIA has moved to end the problems with its new mandatory fuel flow sensor, supplied by a British company called Gill. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 02

Red Bull issues ultimatum to struggling Renault

“We cannot put additional horse power in the engine ourselves”

2014-03-30 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Malaysia - Sebastian Vettel - Daniel Ricciardo (2) Red Bull has issued troubled engine supplier Renault with an ultimatum — improve or be dumped. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 31

Dr Helmut Marko is continuing to pile pressure on Red Bull’s engine supplier Renault

Marko keeps pressure on ‘sick’ engine supplier

2013-02-27 - Renault Sport F1 engines (5) Although the total calamity of the winter season was overcome, the always-outspoken team director Marko insists Renault cannot even take the credit for that. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 28

Red Bull’s fuel flow problems continue in Malaysia

The ‘fuel flow’ saga is continuing in Malaysia

2014-03-16 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Australia - Daniel Ricciardo 99007 The Times newspaper reports that, after Daniel Ricciardo’s disqualification in Melbourne, Red Bull spent over $130,000 on five brand new FIA-mandated Gill sensors for the Sepang race. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 25

Alex Lynn gets his wings as a Red Bull Junior at Estoril test

The Red Bull Junior Team is well-known for bringing on the talent of the future

Alex Lynn portrait Alex Lynn makes his debut appearance as a Red Bull Junior driver and in GP3 at the first pre-season official test this week, in Estoril from March 27-28. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 18

Boullier denies Dennis already interfering

Dennis was spotted walking to the pitwall, apparently to tell Boullier what to do 

2014-03-17 - McLaren Mercedes - Australia - Eric Boullier 01 Eric Boullier insists McLaren ‘supremo’ Ron Dennis is letting him get on with his new job.
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Mar 17

Red Bull confident of winning fuel flow appeal

“We wouldn’t be appealing if we weren’t extremely confident we have a defendable case”

2014-02-28 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Bahrain - Daniel Ricciardo - 99019Former F1 team owner and boss Paul Stoddart has tipped Red Bull to win its appeal against Daniel Ricciardo’s Melbourne disqualification. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 11

Berger thought of Schumacher after own ski fall

“Good and bad luck lie so closely together.”

20131019-0045 Gerhard Berger has admitted he thought of fellow F1 legend Michael Schumacher when he lay injured in the snow late last week. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 05

Crisis-struck Red Bull asks Toro Rosso for help

“At the moment we have bigger problems to solve than just the pace.”

2014-01-30 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel (11) Red Bull’s early-season technical crisis is plumbing new depths, with news the reigning world champions are calling upon junior team Toro Rosso for help. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 27

Toro Rosso in dark about 2014 car – Tost

“Both the performance and the reliability are unknowns.”

2014-01-27 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - Daniil Kvyat_2 Team boss Franz Tost has admitted Toro Rosso is in the dark just two weeks before the 2014 season opener. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 26

F1 fixes taking ‘four times longer’ in 2014

“Repair processes have at times been multiplied by four”

2014-01-27 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - STR9_6Fixing technical problems is taking mechanics up to four times longer than usual in F1′s new turbo V6 era. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 20

No ‘quick fix’ to Red Bull crisis – Vettel

“Our guys are getting very little sleep right now – one to three hours maximum”

2014-01-30 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel - Helmet (4) Red Bull’s early-season crisis has raced from Jerez into Bahrain, as the second of just three pre-season tests began in the island Kingdom. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 20

Berger ‘not surprised’ by Mercedes’ fast start

However, Berger sees a glimmer of hope for Red Bull

2014-01-31 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Lewis Hamilton 13 Gerhard Berger, who is famously close to Red Bull’s inner circle, has admitted Mercedes is heading into the 2014 season as the favourite. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 20

Lotus F1 Team and Renault Sport F1 confirm partnership

Lotus finally confirms 2014 Renault deal

04 - Lotus F1 Team Lotus F1 Team and Renault Sport F1 are delighted to officially confirm the extension of their successful chassis-engine partnership for 2014 and beyond. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 19

The mood at Williams is “completely different” compared to the same time last year.

Mood ‘completely different’ at Williams in 2014 – Bottas

2014-01-30 - Williams F1 Team - FW36 - Valtteri Bottas (2) That is the view of Finnish driver Valtteri Bottas, as he prepares for his second campaign in formula one with the once-great British team. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 17

Pujolar says Maldonado ‘a great fighter’

“Pastor has shown how fast he is but I think he is often underestimated.”

2013-06-06_0061 Xevi Pujolar, the well-known F1 engineer who has switched from Williams to Toro Rosso, says Pastor Maldonado is “underestimated”. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 14

Red Bull looking for new engine supplier – Minardi

World champions Red Bull could be on the market for a new engine supplier.

2014-01-30 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel (5) That is the belief of ex F1 team owner and boss Gian Carlo Minardi, whose former Faenza based team, now called Toro Rosso, is owned by the energy drink company. Read the rest of this entry »

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