Tag Archive: Bild-Zeitung

Sep 17

Vettel ‘most expensive item’ at Red Bull – Marko

Contract negotiations between reigning world champion Sebastian Vettel and Red Bull may now be in full swing.

2014-07-06 - 99352 - Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel On Tuesday, rampant speculation that the German could be about to complete a ‘seat swap’ with Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso for 2015 was denied. “There is nothing new,” Vettel told Sport Bild.  “I have a contract with Red Bull and I’m happy where I am.” Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 28

Hamilton angling for new EUR 90m contract – report

Lewis Hamilton is angling for a pay-rise at Mercedes, the major German newspaper Bild-Zeitung reports.

2014-07-19_0902 - Mercedes AMG Petronas - Germany - Lewis Hamilton The big ‘silly season’ rumour in Hungary last weekend was about Hamilton’s silver-coloured seat beyond the end of his 2015 contract. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 17

FIFA ‘wants to ban’ Rosberg’s world cup helmet

FIFA warns that it vigorously protects the ‘official marks’ of the world cup

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BsmzgAZCMAAb7nG.jpgFIFA, the governing body of world football, “wants to ban” Nico Rosberg’s special helmet livery for the German grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

May 16

‘Something wrong’ with original chassis – Vettel

Sebastian Vettel has admitted there was “something wrong” with his original 2014 chassis.

2014-05-09 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Spain - Sebastian Vettel (10) After Barcelona, where the German impressed at the wheel of Red Bull’s winter testing monocoque, it was reported that the team had discovered a ‘bend’ in the car with which Vettel struggled during the first four races of 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 21

Expert alarmed at Schumacher weight loss

“20 kilos is a lot for people with normal body weights”

Michael Schumacher - Deutsche Vermogensberatung An expert has admitted he is alarmed by reports Michael Schumacher has lost a quarter of his bodyweight whilst laying comatose in France. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 10

Schumacher ‘not responding to stimuli’ – report

Schumacher is still not responding to deliberate stimuli

2012-06-10_1335 Now two weeks since doctors started trying to wake Michael Schumacher, the F1 legend remains in a coma. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 29

‘Embarrassing’ start to F1’s brave new era

“Why do we always make everything more complicated?”

2014-01-28 - Caterham F1 Team - CT05 launch 01Roger Benoit, one of the longest serving F1 correspondents in the paddock, said Tuesday’s events at Jerez were “embarrassing”. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 10

World champion Vettel to become father

Hanna Prater is pregnant with their first child

2013-11-17 - Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel -  (2)Sebastian Vettel is set to celebrate his meteoric F1 success with the ultimate prize — fatherhood. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 02

Vettel marks fourth title with gold helmet

“No, it costs EUR 5000, with or without the gold”

2013-06-09_0586Sebastian Vettel’s helmet for the Abu Dhabi grand prix this weekend features 24 carat gold, the German newspaper Bild-Zeitung reports. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 08

Monisha Kaltenborn has admitted Sauber’s Russian rescue deal is facing delays.

Sauber boss admits delay in Russian rescue deal

2013-06-09_0348Despite reports of an enormous investment in the struggling Swiss team by Russian government-linked entities, we reported recently that the money is yet to start flowing. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 27

Nurburgring to host 2013 German race – spokesman

The Nurburgring will host this year’s German grand prix as scheduled, a major local newspaper has declared.

NürburgringNurburgring logoThe fate of the 2013 race had been in doubt because of the Nurburgring’s well-documented financial problems. But the Bild-Zeitung daily said the German grand prix, as well as GP2 and GP3 support races, will be held at the track in early July, as per the published FIA calendar. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 30

Ecclestone, FIA, say Vettel will stay 2012 champion

Bernie Ecclestone has slammed as a “complete joke” Ferrari’s efforts to question the outcome of the 2012 world championship.

Sebastian Vettel  - Ecclestone -  photo Getty ImagesFlagworld - FIAThe controversy erupted when video footage emerged – and was circulated widely by “Fernando Alonso’s management” according to Sport Bild – of Sebastian Vettel purportedly overtaking illegally under yellow flag conditions at Interlagos. Ferrari confirmed that it asked the governing body for “clarification”, and spokesman Luca Colajanni insists the Maranello team has “until tomorrow (Friday) to file an appeal”. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 05

Hulkenberg, Sutil vie for Massa’s seat – report

A pair of Germans are in the running to replace Felipe Massa at Ferrari in 2013, the major Bild-Zeitung daily reports.

2012-09-02 - Sahara Force India F1 Team - Belgium - Nico Hulkenberg 022011-06-09_0290The newspaper said the Maranello based team has now almost certainly decided to part with Brazilian Massa at the end of his seventh consecutive season with Ferrari. Reports last weekend at Spa suggested Nico Hulkenberg, who currently races for Force India, might already have signed some sort of agreement with Ferrari.

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Apr 14

Karthikeyan denies apologising to Vettel

Narain Karthikeyan has firmly denied world champion Sebastian Vettel’s claim he apologised for their recent clash in Malaysia.

2011-10-29 -  HRT F1 Team - India - Narain Karthikeyan 042012-03-06 - HRT F1 Team - F112 Narain Kartikeyan 00After being shown the middle finger by Germany’s top driver, and called a “cucumber” and “idiot”, Indian backmarker Karthikeyan sat down for a lengthy interview with the major daily Bild-Zeitung. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 30

Sutil withdraws appeal against assault conviction

“I don’t want to have to go through another year like the one past.”

2011-06-09_0290Adrian Sutil’s dispute with Eric Lux is now formally over, after the former Force India driver withdrew the appeal against his assault conviction. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 14

Red Bull admits eye on ‘shrewd’ Mercedes

“Mercedes is the big question mark — I think they are also really fast.”

2012-02-09 - Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel2012-02-22 - Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel 05With an eye on the usual suspects McLaren and Ferrari, Red Bull mogul Dietrich Mateschitz thinks yet another team could be a real challenger in 2012. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 14

Schumacher admits test ban led to F1 comeback

Michael Schumacher has revealed he would not have returned to formula one if not for the sport’s strict testing ban.

2012-02-24 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Michael Schumacher 022012-02-21 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Michael Schumacher - F1 W03 LaunchTwo years after his record seventh title, the famous German retired in 2006, but then came back with the new Mercedes GP venture in 2010 and is now deciding whether or not to extend his contract for 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 28

Mateschitz ready to celebrate Vettel title

Red Bull makes ‘Vettel 2011 champion’ t-shirts

2011-09-11 - Red Bull Racing - Italy - Sebastian Vettel 112011-02-11 - Red Bull Racing - Valencia - Sebastian Vettel - Dietrich MateschitzTeam owner Dietrich Mateschitz is ready to celebrate Sebastian Vettel’s second consecutive world championship for Red Bull. The German driver still has to achieve at least a tenth place at one of the remaining five races in 2011.

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Sep 27

Vettel climbing all-time F1 winner’s list

Vettel also climbing F1 earnings list – report

2011-09-11 - Red Bull Racing - Italy - Sebastian Vettel 32011-09-24 - Red Bull Racing - Singapore - Sebastian Vettel 3During his meteoric 2011 season, double champion-elect Sebastian Vettel has quietly climbed the list of all time greats. Before the season began, the young German was 29th on the all-time winner’s list with his ten victories, alongside Gerhard Berger and James Hunt.

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Sep 23

Webber apologises after insulting journalist

Mark Webber let his frustration show when a French journalist asked him a tough question in Singapore.

2011-06-10_07122011-09-09 - Red Bull Racing - Italy - Mark Webber (1)According to specialist publications Auto Motor und Sport, Bild-Zeitung (Germany) and Blick (Switzerland), the Red Bull driver was asked on Thursday how he is dealing with his teammate Sebastian Vettel’s utter dominance in 2011.

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Jul 12

Raikkonen to replace Webber at Red Bull – report

Red Bull is planning to pair Sebastian Vettel with his friend Kimi Raikkonen in 2012.

2011-07-09 - Red Bull Racing - Britain - Mark Webber - Christian Horner_resizeKimi Raikkonen NASCARThat is the sensational claim of the high-circulation German newspaper Bild-Zeitung, less than two days after Mark Webber ignored team orders at the end of the British grand prix.

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Jun 18

Marko questions timing of blown exhaust clampdown

Dr Helmut Marko has questioned the timing of the FIA’s blown exhaust clampdown.

2010-09-26 - Red Bull Racing - Dr Helmut MarkoFlagworld - FIACharlie Whiting told the teams in London on Thursday that restrictions on the sophisticated off-throttle systems will apply as of Silverstone in July, ahead of a total ban in 2012. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 10

Heidfeld to race Renault in 2011 – reports

Renault is not confirming the news.

2010-10-24 - BMW Sauber F1 Team - Nick Heidfeld 032011-01-20 - Lotus Renault GP 01Nick Heidfeld has been selected to drive in injured Robert Kubica’s place this season, according to a German report. Lotus-sponsored Renault has already announced that German Heidfeld, 33, will be testing at Jerez this weekend, but only as “a potential replacement” for car number 9. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 28

Ecclestone wants to be Vettel’s father-in-law

“He’s funny, normal, he has his goals and is working hard to reach them. I like him very much.”

Bernie Ecclestone-11-20102010-05-30 - Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel 7Bernie Ecclestone has revealed that he likes F1’s new world champion so much he would be happy to be his father-in-law. F1’s chief executive has always admitted his affection for youngest-ever champion Sebastian Vettel, but he has now told a German newspaper he could imagine the 23-year-old being one of his daughters’ boyfriend. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 08

Ecclestone denies paying $50m bribe to F1 banker

Bernie Ecclestone has denied paying a bribe to a German banker arrested last week for corruption.

Flagworld - F1Gerhard Gribkowsky, once representing former F1 owner Bayerische Landesbank, is charged with accepting $50 million amid the sale of the sport’s commercial rights to its current owners CVC five years ago. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 14

BMW set to announce 2012 DTM plans

Mercedes and Audi welcomed BMW’s apparent plans.

bmwBMW-DTM  09-2010BMW is set to announce on Friday its decision to enter the German touring car series DTM in 2012. The German carmaker, having pulled out of formula one at the end of last year, admitted recently it has started work on a DTM car to coincide with new regulations. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 07

German report says 2011 last chance for Schumacher

The seven time world champion insists he will be back in the silver car in 2011.

2010-09-26 - Mercedes GP - Michael Schumacher 042011 is Michael Schumacher’s last chance to prove to Mercedes he is still competitive enough to be in formula one. That is the claim of Europe’s best selling newspaper, the tabloid-style Bild Zeitung. Read the rest of this entry »

May 27

Red Bull ready to extend Webber’s contract

Red Bull is ready to simply extend Webber’s current deal.

2010-05-16 - Red Bull Racing - Mark Webber - Gerard ButlerRed Bull Racing has given the strongest indication yet that it is ready to renew Mark Webber’s contract for 2011. In the wake of his dominance in Spain and Monaco, chiefs of the Austrian-owned team indicated they are keen to keep the 33-year-old Australian alongside Sebastian Vettel next year. Read the rest of this entry »

May 16

Rosberg not disappointed with new car switch

“Michael and I have the same driving style” -Rosberg

2010-05-08 - Mercedes GP - Nico Rosberg 01Nico Rosberg insists he is not disappointed with the reversion to the newer long-wheelbase Mercedes car for the forthcoming Turkish grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

May 12

Rivals conspire to uncover Red Bull secrets – report

“Secret pact” between McLaren, Ferrari and Mercedes

2010-05-08 - Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel 1Red Bull’s three title rivals are conspiring against the team with a common goal — to rein in the dominance of the RB6 car. According to Germany’s Bild-Zeitung tabloid, the dramatic solution was devised after Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber scored every pole position in 2010 so far, and then pulled even further ahead with developments debuted in Barcelona last weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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