Tag Archive: China GP

Apr 24

One word caused China GP ‘flag-gate’

A single word caused ‘flag-gate’, it has emerged

2014-04-19 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - China - Nico Rosberg (6) Article 43.2 of the sporting rules dictates that if the chequered flag is waved early, even in error, the race is over. Read the rest of this entry »

May 03

Mercedes hints no plans to change drivers

Mercedes appears in no mind to change its driver lineup any time soon.

2012-04-22 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Bahrain Grand Prix - Nico Rosberg 022012-04-22 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Bahrain Grand Prix - Michael Schumacher 01Breakthrough China GP winner Nico Rosberg admitted this week that he could imagine staying with the German marque for the rest of his F1 career. “I see no reason why he shouldn’t stay for a long time,” agreed Norbert Haug, Stuttgart carmaker Mercedes’ motor racing vice-president, in the pages of Germany’s Sport Bild. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 15

Vettel gifts China GP helmet to Barrichello

Despite attending his first race as the 2011 champion-elect, it was Sebastian Vettel who doled out a present in Korea.

2011-04-16 - Red Bull Racing - China - Sebastian Vettel 32011-07-24 - AT&T Williams - Germany - Rubens Barrichello 03The Red Bull driver had learned that Rubens Barrichello, the Brazilian veteran, is collecting F1 drivers’ helmets. “Great surprise when I received a helmet that was missing in my collection.  Thanks Vettel,” the Williams driver wrote on Twitter.

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Jan 19

No China GP inspection until March – FIA

The FIA will carry out a final inspection before a new licence can be issued

2010-04-17 - Force India F1 Team - Adrian Sutil 032010-04-17 - Force India F1 Team - Adrian Sutil 02China’s date on the 2011 world championship calendar will remain provisional until mere weeks before the scheduled race in mid April. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 30

China GP contract extension talks to be ‘fierce’ – report

“The contract is ongoing here.  We renew every five years.  It will go on.”

Formula 1 Chinese Grand PrixThe extension of China’s formula one contract beyond 2010 may not be as simple as was recently suggested by Bernie Ecclestone. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 18

Alonso has lightest car for China GP (+results)

Fernando Alonso has the lightest car on the grid for Sunday’s Chinese grand prix.

2009-04-17 - Renault - Flavio Briatore 02The Spaniard, but not his teammate Nelson Piquet, was fitted with a ‘double diffuser’ for qualifying, and he said qualifying on the front row was “unbelievable”. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 24

Official says new China GP deal ‘likely’

It’s likely it will stay after 2010

Another official of China’s annual formula one race has played down suggestions the grand prix in Shanghai might be in doubt beyond 2010. Read the rest of this entry »