Tag Archive: twitter

Jul 18

F1 in shock as plane crash piles doubt on Russia GP

Almost 300 people are dead

The F1 paddock in Hockenheim has joined the rest of the world in shock at the terrible news emerging from violence-torn Ukraine. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 16

Hamilton’s comments on Rosberg ‘a joke’ – Wolff

“It was meant as a joke”

Lewis Hamilton - trophée Santander Boss Toto Wolff has played down a spat between Mercedes’ race drivers over championship leader Nico Rosberg’s nationality. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 14

Newlywed Rosberg ‘over the moon’

Championship leader Nico Rosberg has married his long-time girlfriend Vivian.

https://fbcdn-sphotos-c-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xfa1/t31.0-8/10548810_10152608796449874_6125954335033250095_o.jpgThe pair tied the knot at the registry office in Monaco, where they share an apartment in the same building as Mercedes’ other driver, Lewis Hamilton.
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Jul 02

Ecclestone tells struggling Caterham to ‘stop’

Even amid swirling speculation about Caterham’s future, Bernie Ecclestone is unmoved.

2014-06-07_0578 He told an Austrian newspaper last week that he would be “happy” if struggling and complaining small teams succumb to their money troubles. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 01

Fernandes to confirm Caterham team sale this week

But now, team sources are spilling the beans behind the scenes.

IMG_5846 Ever since team founder and main backer Tony Fernandes departed Twitter with the message “F1 hasn’t worked”, Caterham has been officially silent. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 30

Caterham needs ‘help’ amid speculation – Kobayashi

Kamui Kobayashi is trying to keep his mind off Twitter and on the job of improving Caterham’s flagging fortunes.

IMG_5973 It appears the green-coloured team has lost the support of its founder Tony Fernandes, who closed down his Twitter account late last week with the alarming news that “F1 hasn’t worked”. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 27

Fernandes hints at Caterham exit

The AirAsia chief has been conspicuously absent from the paddock in 2014

2014-01-26 - Caterham F1 Team - Tony Fernandes 01 Just before closing down his high-profile Twitter account on Friday, Malaysian entrepreneur Tony Fernandes hinted he is pulling out of F1. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 17

Lotus PR chief ‘sacked’ over ‘gay’ tweet

“People must know”

2014-06-05_0044 A Lotus employee has revealed he was fired for posting a ‘tweet’ on the F1 team’s official social networking account earlier in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 16

Button recovering from wasp sting

McLaren driver Jenson Button is currently recovering from a wasp sting.

2014-06-07_0029 The Briton pulled out of appearing in person on a BBC chat show last Friday after suffering an allergic reaction. “I’ve been taken out by a wasp!” the 34-year-old said on Twitter.  “I was riding my bike yesterday and got stung between the eyes.” Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 13

Caterham could be missing in Austria – rumour

Caterham’s F1 foray could be coming to an immediate halt, if the latest rumours are to be believed.

IMG_0783 A couple of weeks ago, team owner Tony Fernandes – who has been notably absent from the F1 paddock in 2014 – denied reports he has put the team up for sale. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 11

F1 suffering global TV ratings decline – report

F1′s television ratings in key markets are strikingly down in 2014.

2014-06-07_0891Writing in the Spanish sports daily Marca, correspondent Miguel Sanz said the most worrying figures are coming out of Latin America, where the ratings decline has been a staggering 50 per cent. Read the rest of this entry »

May 30

Hamilton ‘still friends’ with Rosberg

Lewis Hamilton says he is “still friends” with his Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg.

2014-03-30 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Malaysia -  Nico Rosberg - Lewis Hamilton 02 Since the Monaco grand prix, the 2008 world champion has been roundly criticised for his behaviour, with Mika Hakkinen for instance suggesting he should even apologise. Read the rest of this entry »

May 27

Jordan tells friend Sauber to sell F1 team

Eddie Jordan has urged Peter Sauber to follow him into F1 retirement.

2013-06-06_0170 Actually, having sold his Silverstone based team back in 2005 that today is called Force India, Irishman Jordan is now an outspoken expert pundit for British television. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 24

Stock car racer Danica Patrick endorses BRP’s Can-Am Spyder

“I first tried the Can-Am Spyder in Long Beach, CA in a closed track and I had a blast”

Stock car racer Danica Patrick endorses BRP's Can-Am Spyder Professional stock car racer Danica Patrick, an ambassador of BRP’s popular Can-Am Spyder, not only rides the unique three-wheel on-road vehicle but also actively participates in promotional activities. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 18

Scuderia Toro Rosso launches new website

It has been designed to work easily
08 - Scuderia Toro RossoAs of today, 18 April, the Scuderia Toro Rosso website is relaunched with a brand new look aimed at making it more user-friendly and informative.

Apr 06

‘Boring’ F1 hits back with Bahrain bonanza

“It’s absolutely official — F1 2014 kicks ass!”

Rosberg 6 - Hamilton 44F1 on Sunday issued the strongest-possible retort to all those playing down the spectacle of the sport’s new era. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 30

F1 drivers’ extreme dieting in 2014 caused one racer to pass out in Malaysia, it emerges

F1 driver ‘passed out’ in Malaysia

2014-01-31 - Sauber F1 Team - Adrian Sutil (3) We reported on Saturday that some drivers are deliberately dehydrating, even at sweltering Sepang, in order to get the weight of their car below the legal 692kg limit. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 17

Brundle slams Villeneuve for F1 ‘boot’

“They had privileged chances, success, cash.  Give something positive back”

2013-06-07_0020 Martin Brundle has scolded former F1 rival Jacques Villeneuve, after the 1997 world champion attacked the sport’s new V6 era. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 12

Martini-branded Williams team shirt emerges

“Our race livery will be launched for Australia!  Focus is on technical until then.”

2014-01-30 - Williams F1 Team - FW36 - Valtteri Bottas (12) Williams will almost certainly be sponsored by the famous Italian drinks brand Martini in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 10

Quesnel favourite for Lotus boss role – report

Following Eric Boullier’s switch to McLaren

Olivier Quesnel-Citroën-WRC-11-2010 Olivier Quesnel, the former Citroen and Peugeot world rally boss, has leapt into pole position to become Lotus’ new team boss. Read the rest of this entry »

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