Tag Archive: Brazilian grand prix

Jun 26

Massa hopeful of Brazil stay of execution

The iconic venue – F1’s only host in South America – has staged the race exclusively since the demise of Rio’s Jacarepagua circuit
Felipe Massa has said that he looks forward to being able to continue racing in the Brazilian Grand Prix at Interlagos, but admits that he can see why the race may be under threat.
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Jun 23

Interlagos insists Brazilian GP safe, seeking extension

The city’s current contract runs through 2020
Organisers for the Brazilian Grand Prix insist it will complete the renovation work it needs to ensure it remains on the Formula 1 calendar until the end of its contract after Bernie Ecclestone claimed the event is facing the axe.
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Nov 17

Mercedes hints it will discuss engine price ‘compromise’

Wolff maintains he is open to discussing the potential to lower prices of its engines
Mercedes hints it will discuss engine price ‘compromise’Toto Wolff airs his frustration about the ‘political agendas’ behind the move to develop a customer engine, but says Mercedes is open to discussion.

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Nov 15

Formula One teams Brazilian Grand Prix race report

Brazilian Grand Prix Formula One race report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Interlagos.

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Nov 15

F1 Brazilian Grand Prix: Rosberg seals runners-up spot with Brazil GP win

Kimi Raikkonen followed his team-mate home in fourth, ahead of Valtteri Bottas, Nico Hulkenberg and Daniil Kvyat

Rosberg seals runners-up spot with Brazil GP winNico Rosberg completes another accomplished lights-to-flag win over Lewis Hamilton to guarantee himself the runners-up spot in the F1 standings. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 14

Formula One teams Brazilian Grand Prix qualifying report

Brazilian Grand Prix Formula One qualifying report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Interlagos.

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Nov 14

Lotus F1 Team statement

The team’s thoughts are with everyone affected

08 - Lotus F1 Team Lotus F1 Team would like to express its sadness following Friday’s tragic events in Paris. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 13

Formula One teams Brazilian Grand Prix free practice report

Brazilian Grand Prix Formula One free practice report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Interlagos. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 13

Hamilton: Monaco crash due to ‘heavy partying’

“I am generally a really energetic person, but that week after Mexico and the party we drank a lot and I was really feeling it.”
2015-10-24_40396 Lewis Hamilton has admitted his car crash in Monaco was a result of ‘heavy partying’ but says he has fully recovered and ready to race in Brazil.
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Nov 12

Formula One teams Brazilian Grand Prix preview

Brazilian Grand Prix Formula One preview

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Interlagos.

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Nov 11

Mercedes confirms Hamilton unwell but will race in Brazil

Mercedes says Lewis Hamilton will race in Brazil despite missing a sponsors event after flying to Sao Paulo a day late due to illness
2015-10-23_39190 Mercedes has confirmed Lewis Hamilton is unwell and delayed his flight to Brazil on the advice of doctors but says he will be fit enough to race in the Brazilian Grand Prix this weekend.

Nov 09

Hamilton aiming to break Brazilian duck

For all his success in F1, there are still things that Lewis Hamilton needs to achieve, starting this weekend at the Brazilian Grand Prix

2015-10-24_39864 His hero may have taken eight attempts to win at home, but Lewis Hamilton is hoping its ninth time lucky as he chases the one that keeps getting away at Interlagos.

Nov 09

F1 Brazilian Grand Prix: Rosberg holds off Hamiton in thrilling race (+result)

Rosberg wins by just 1.4s with Felipe Massa third at home race

2014-10-11 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Russia - Nico Rosberg (25) Nico Rosberg held off team-mate Lewis Hamilton for a crucial victory in the Brazilian Grand Prix after a race-long battle at Interlagos. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 09

Rosberg wins one trophy but eyes another

Nico Rosberg secured a trophy after qualifying on pole for Sunday’s Brazilian grand prix.

2014-10-11 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Russia - Nico Rosberg (20) But it’s not the one he really wants.  That one was packed into a box last week by outgoing world champion Sebastian Vettel and sent back to the FIA. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 06

Brazil moves tractor after Bianchi crash

“The Bianchi accident certainly made us think”

Interlagos aerial Organisers of the Brazilian grand prix have tweaked safety measures in light of Jules Bianchi’s life-threatening Suzuka crash a month ago. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 04

‘Base payment’ could resolve boycott threat – Lopez

F1 authorities are scrambling this week to put down a lingering boycott threat ahead of the Brazilian grand prix.

2014-05-04 - Lotus F1 Team - Gerard Lopez As the sport’s air freight touches down in Sao Paulo, the Brazilian news agency Estado reports that organisers of the Interlagos race are dismissing claims of a boycott threat, insisting that 18 cars – every team with the exception of insolvent Caterham and Marussia – will line up on the grid. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 17

Tyre nomination for Brazilian Grand Prix altered

This new choice is the same nomination as the United States Grand Prix the weekend before

PirelliAfter a meeting of the Tyre Working Group, the tyre nomination for the Brazilian Grand Prix (November 6-9) has been changed, following Pirelli’s proposal and with the unanimous agreement of all the teams. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 13

Massa slams Pirelli’s tyre choice for Brazil

Felipe Massa has criticised Pirelli’s tyre choice selection for the forthcoming Brazilian grand prix, saying it may even be “dangerous”.

2014-06-05_0047 Last year’s dominant topic, when drivers regularly complained about the quality and high degradation of Pirelli’s tyres, now seems a distant memory. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 28

Mercedes confirms Brawn exit

Mercedes to announce Brawn exit on Thursday

2013-10-26 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Ross Brawn 01As predicted, Mercedes on Thursday confirmed reports team boss Ross Brawn is stepping down. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 26

Only Vettel ‘sad’ 2013 season finally over

“Next year, the simulator will be running virtually around the clock” – Dr Helmut Marko

Sebastian Vettel sous la pluieSebastian Vettel says he is “sad” the 2013 season, characterised by his history-making dominance, is now over. Read the rest of this entry »

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