Tag Archive: Alberto Ascari

Nov 27

F1 peers split over Vettel versus Alonso question

“They are both great drivers”

2013-11-01 - Scuderia Ferrari - Fernando Alonso 01As only a forced winter pause finally stops Sebastian Vettel’s winning streak for now, the F1 grid is divided over whether the German is really the best. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 18

Brazil expects big finale crowd, despite Vettel

All thoughts about the title now relate to the 2014 battle

2010-11-06 - F1- Interlagos - Sao Paulo - BrazilInterlagos is still expecting a big crowd, despite Sebastian Vettel’s utter dominance and with the 2013 title already decided. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 31

A fourth title is already in his pocket, but Sebastian Vettel is not ready to lift the throttle in 2013

Vettel not ready to lift throttle in 2013

Sebastian Vettel - quadruple champion du monde F1That is the claim of Red Bull’s Christian Horner, who said the German driver and the Austrian team is targeting victory at the final three races in Abu Dhabi, Texas and Brazil. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 13

Magic number is ‘5’ for Vettel

The magic number for Sebastian Vettel is five.

2013-09-21- Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel - 99027Winning at Suzuka on Sunday extended the German’s winning streak to five races. Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 02

Magazine leaves Alonso off top-ten driver ranking

A list of the best formula one drivers of all time has overlooked Ayrton Senna for a top-three spot, and left out Fernando Alonso completely.

2012-11-25 - Scuderia Ferrari - Brazil - Fernando Alonso 022012-11-16_0025Italy’s Autosprint said Juan Manuel Fangio, the five-time world champion of the 50s, deserves the number one spot. He is listed ahead of runner-up Michael Schumacher, with triple world champion Sir Jackie Stewart also finishing ahead of the late and revered Senna. Jim Clark, Alain Prost, Sir Stirling Moss, Alberto Ascari and Niki Lauda are ranked fifth to ninth respectively, with reigning triple world champion Sebastian Vettel completing the top ten. Read the rest of this entry »


Aug 21

Third title ‘not easy’ for Alonso in 2012 – Senna

There is no guarantee Fernando Alonso will secure his third drivers’ crown in 2012.

2012-06-09_02082012-06-09_1357That is the view of Brazil’s Bruno Senna, who drives for the famous British team Williams. He is quoted by Totalrace as saying that while Ferrari driver Alonso’s 40-point lead at the season mid-point is “reasonable”, the Spaniard cannot afford to relax.

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Feb 03

Ferrari to beam launch live on Friday morning

Ferrari 2012 single seater on the internet

2012-02-03 - Scuderia Ferrari - F2012 launch 052012-02-03 - Scuderia Ferrari - F2012 launch 01Having cancelled its media launch event due to the snowy weather in Italy, Ferrari is preparing for a live internet reveal of its 2011 car on Friday morning.

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Apr 12

Vettel eyes Schumacher’s consecutive wins record

Sebastian Vettel has a chance of eclipsing one of Michael Schumacher’s most impressive records.

2011-04-09 - Red Bull Racing - Malaysia - Sebastian Vettel 22011-03-26 - Red Bull Racing - Australia - Sebastian Vettel 11In 2004, between May and August, Michael Schumacher’s seven-race winning streak entered the record books. Alberto Ascari also won seven races in a row for Ferrari, in 1953/53. At Sepang last weekend, reigning world champion and former ‘Baby Schumi’ Vettel, 23, won his fourth grand prix on the trot, dating back to the penultimate race of 2010 in Brazil. Read the rest of this entry »