Tag Archive: Vitaly Petrov

Apr 28

Magnussen dip part of ‘learning’ – Boullier

That is the claim of new McLaren team boss Eric Boullier

2014-02-28_0009 - McLaren Mercedes - Bahrain - Kevin Magnussen Kevin Magnussen is going through the same sort of rookie “processes” endured in the past by the likes of Vitaly Petrov and Romain Grosjean. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 28

Former F1 driver Vitaly Petrov will race a Mercedes in the German touring car series DTM in 2014

Mercedes signs Petrov for DTM

Vitaly Petrov  portrait Mercedes The former Renault and Caterham driver tested for the German marque recently, with Toto Wolff saying Petrov had a good chance of a race seat because “Russia is a highly significant market”. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 31

Petrov’s DTM seat chances ’60pc’ – Wolff

“Vitaly has been on the podium in formula one.  What else do you need to say?”

2012-11-04 - Team Caterham - Abu Dhabi - Vitaly Petrov 02 Vitaly Petrov has a good chance of restarting his motor racing career in the German touring car series DTM. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 23

Petrov tests DTM car

“Russia is a highly significant market for the DTM and for Mercedes-Benz.” – Toto Wolff

2012-11-04 - Team Caterham - Abu Dhabi - Vitaly Petrov 02 Former Renault and Caterham driver Vitaly Petrov looks to be following Force India refugee Paul di Resta into the German touring car series DTM. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 20

Petrov ‘has the budget’ for DTM move

Petrov is also set to imminently test a rally car

2012-11-04 - Team Caterham - Abu Dhabi - Vitaly Petrov 02Vitaly Petrov has admitted he could switch to the German touring car series DTM in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 31

Chilton could block Hulkenberg’s Force India return

Hulkenberg and his manager Werner Heinz are having “sleepless nights”

2013-06-09_0834A lack of sponsors and the power of pay-drivers could lock Nico Hulkenberg out of formula one. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 25

Kaltenborn confirms meeting with Petrov

Monisha Kaltenborn has admitted she recently met with Vitaly Petrov.

2013-06-09_0348It emerged on Thursday that Russian Petrov, reportedly with EUR 30 million in Gazprom sponsorship in his pocket, could return to F1 next year in the place of Sauber’s intended 2014 race driver Sergey Sirotkin. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 24

Petrov could oust Sirotkin at Sauber – report

Vitaly Petrov has emerged as a shock contender to return to F1 with Sauber in 2014.

2012-11-04 - Team Caterham - Abu Dhabi - Vitaly Petrov 02Germany’s Auto Motor und Sport said the Russian, who has raced in F1 for Renault and Caterham, is knocking at the Swiss team’s headquarters with a EUR 30 million sponsor. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 01

Vitaly Petrov could be set to burst back into F1 as a powerful pay-driver, it has emerged

Petrov set for F1 return as powerful pay-driver

2012-06-09_0256Once racing for Renault and Caterham, the Russian’s former manager, Oksana Kosachenko, claimed last week that Petrov has managed to come up with an impressive EUR 25 million in sponsorship to offer a 2014 team. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 30

Sirotkin to test Ferrari at Fiorano

Sergey Sirotkin’s push to become the next Sauber driver is now underway.

2013-08-21 - Sauber F1 Team - Sergey Sirotkin 05Officially, the Russian’s debut was on Friday, when he demonstrated Sauber’s 2013 car along a 700 metre asphalted stretch of the new Sochi circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 05

Petrov eyes F1 return with Williams, Marussia

Petrov said he will attend next month’s Italian grand prix at Monza.

Oksana Kosachenko - Vitaly Petrov Vitaly Petrov may have some new power behind him as he pushes to return to formula one. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 26

Kosachenko no longer at Caterham – report

Oksana Kosachenko has reportedly left Caterham.

Oksana Kosachenko - Vitaly Petrov She joined the team as commercial director, in charge of acquiring new sponsors, earlier this year, after ending her duties as Vitaly Petrov’s manager. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 23

Petrov, Kobayashi say money halting F1 returns

“They said that they are willing to cooperate, willing to negotiate”

2012-11-04 - Sauber F1 Team - Abu Dhabi - Kamui Kobayashi 00A lack of sponsors are keeping former podium-getters Vitaly Petrov and Kamui Kobayashi out of formula one. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 17

‘Not a cent’ in Sauber’s pockets yet – report

Some of the sport’s sceptics are still not sure.

2013-06-08_0814The extent of Sauber’s Russian rescue deal, and the emergence of future team driver Sergey Sirotkin, caught the world of formula one by surprise. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 07

Rumour – Russian banker Rotenberg to rescue Sauber

“I will soon announce a new sponsor” – Kaltenborn

2013-06-06_0007Sauber could have an all-new driver lineup next year, as rumours of a radical shakeup for the struggling Swiss team gain speed. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 06

Petrov focused on F1 return for 2014

Petrov insisted his focus remains on a F1 comeback for 2014.

Oksana Kosachenko - Vitaly Petrov Even without a manager or Russian sponsors, Vitaly Petrov is still determined to return to formula one in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

May 31

Jarno Trulli has announced plans to sue Caterham team owner Tony Fernandes.

Trulli to sue Caterham’s Fernandes

2011-07-24 - Team Lotus - Germany - Jarno Trulli 02At the end of 2011, with a firm contract for 2012, the Italian reportedly agreed to vacate his race seat to make room for the well-funded Russian Vitaly Petrov. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 27

Petrov not giving up after Kosachenko split

“I will control my own future”

Oksana Kosachenko - Vitaly Petrov Former F1 driver Vitaly Petrov has revealed he will now handle his own affairs after splitting with his manager. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 14

The Russian driver is no longer there, but Vitaly Petrov’s manager Oksana Kosachenko has re-emerged in a new role for 2013 at Caterham.

Ousted Petrov’s manager joins Caterham

Oksana Kosachenko - Vitaly Petrov 10 - Team CaterhamA press release issued by Manuscript Agency said the green-clad team “has confirmed” that Kosachenko has joined as commercial director. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 08

Petrov to try rallying in 2013

Vitaly Petrov has revealed he might fill the gap in his formula one career with some rally outings in 2013.

2012-06-09_02562012-04-15 - Team Caterham - Chinese Grand Prix - Vitaly Petrov 07Having debuted with Renault in 2010, the Russian moved on to Caterham last year but has dropped off the grid for 2013 due to flagging sponsorship support. “My main interest is for 2014, when I will try to return to formula one,” the 28-year-old is quoted by championat.com. Read the rest of this entry »

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