Tag Archive: admits

May 28

Glock admits fears for Toyota future

Speculation persists that Tokyo executives have already decided to quit F1

2009-05-23 - MonacoGP - Toyota - Timo Glock 02Timo Glock has acknowledged the uncertainty surrounding the future in formula one of his employer Toyota.

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May 05

Nakajima admits Toyota ‘help’ to F1 seat

Toyota link is no guarantee of a future in the sport

Kazuki Nakajima has confirmed widespread paddock speculation that his links with Toyota helped him secure the Williams race seat. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 30

Bernie wants to cut team income, subsidise circuits

Ecclestone admits F1 needs a Beckham

F1 teams’ lagging commitment to the sport could cost them millions in commercial income, Bernie Ecclestone has warned. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 26

Hamilton admits he considered quitting F1

My commitment should never be questioned

2009-04-18 - McLaren - Lewis Hamilton 03As McLaren’s difficult season hit a high point with fourth place in Bahrain, Lewis Hamilton admitted he did consider throwing in the towel.

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Apr 23

Merc official admits F1 project in doubt

Mercedes is suffering amid the auto industry slump

2009-04-18 - McLaren - 03As McLaren mechanics put the finishing touches on the Bahrain pit garage, speculation ramped up in Germany about the future of engine partner Mercedes-Benz. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 14

Piquet admits frustration with Renault role

Renault to assess KERS benefit race-by-race

2009 - Dubai Roadshow 19By the Italian and Spanish press, Nelson Piquet has been quoted as expressing frustration about his role alongside Fernando Alonso at Renault. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 12

Sticky: Ecclestone admits interest in Montreal, New York

We are trying to get that back on again

2008-06-08_0266F1 could return to Canada, and New York is the only viable alternative to Indianapolis for a US grand prix, the sport’s chief executive Bernie Ecclestone has admitted. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 31

Mallya admits interest in Bruno Senna

We will look at the youngsters at the appropriate time

2009-02- 28 - VJM02 - 4 Dr. Vijay Mallya - 133Vijay Mallya has admitted interest in Bruno Senna, the 2008 GP2 runner-up who narrowly missed a seat on this year’s formula one grid. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 27

Fisi admits he needs good season in 2009

We’re in better shape than last year for sure

2009-02- 28 - VJM02 - 3  Giancarlo Fisichella - 272Giancarlo Fisichella admits he needs a good season in 2009 to safeguard his place on next year’s formula one grid. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 13

Haug admits new McLaren ‘far too slow’

For sure it is surprising to see McLaren behind

Just as Brawn’s sterling test pace is surprising, so too is the apparent struggle of reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton’s employer McLaren.

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Mar 10

Bourdais admits US return was possible

Yes, obviously it was an alternative

STR4 - Sebastien Bourdais - InterviewSebastien Bourdais has confirmed he explored the possibility of returning to America this year, before his Toro Rosso contract for 2009 was signed.

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Mar 01

Mosley admits budget caps possible

Allow technical freedom and limit the budgets

Max Mosley has admitted that capping the budgets of formula one teams would be a tidy way to slash costs. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 27

Nakajima admits F1 Toyota exit possible

You never know what’s going to happen

Kazuki Nakajima admits it is possible Toyota will follow its Japanese manufacturer rival Honda out of formula one. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 22

Haug admits Merc’s eye on Vettel

There is certainly a similarity with Michael Schumacher

Norbert Haug has admitted his desire to unite a German formula one driver with a Mercedes-powered cockpit.

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Feb 21

Branson admits interest in F1 bid

His company is poised to rescue the Brackley based team

Sir Richard Branson has admitted interest in bringing the Virgin brand to formula one, but suggested he will only buy the Honda team if some of the sport’s “faults” are mended.

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Feb 18

Williams admits no KERS for Melbourne

We’re clear that we’re not going to be using it in Australia

2009-01-19 - Williams FW31 70597A Williams spokesman has confirmed that the Grove based team will not use a KERS system at the season opening Australian grand prix late next month. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 03

Rossi admits another F1 chance unlikely

Rossi pledged a “few more years” to the world of premier motorcycling

Valentino Rossi believes he turned down his only opportunity to switch to formula one.

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