Tag Archive: Corriere dello Sport

Oct 22

Arrivabene hits back at ‘climate of fear’ claims at Ferrari

The atmosphere inside the house is completely different to what it is thought about or what you are reading in newspapers
2016-06-09_0514 Ferrari team principal Maurizio Arrivabene has hit back at claims made recently by ex-Ferrari chief engineer Luca Baldisserri of the team in a ‘climate of fear’ and says any of the current pressure or tension is normal for the Italian manufacturer.
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May 24

Newspaper says Hamilton could miss Monaco

A mysterious incident involving Lewis

The next wild rumour is now firing in formula one, ahead of the championship’s ’jewel in the crown’ event in Monaco this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »


Jul 17

Bottas to Ferrari deal completed?

A deal that will see Valtteri Bottas replace Kimi Raikkonen at Ferrari next season has been agreed, according to reports in Italy.

2015-06-07_2043The Williams Martini Racing driver has long been earmarked for a swoop by Ferrari as a replacement for the out-of-favour Kimi Raikkonen, but both driver and team have remained coy on the subject in recent weeks. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 29

Domenicali to start work at Audi next week – report

Stefano Domenicali will reportedly start work at Audi next week.

2014-01-16_0782 Earlier this month, reports emerged that the former Ferrari team boss had accepted an offer to work for the Volkswagen-owned carmaker. Read the rest of this entry »


Sep 30

Honda delay could thwart Alonso switch – report

It has stirred real fears that McLaren could dump its protege Kevin Magnussen after just a single season

2014-01-16_0495 The high uncertainty surrounding Fernando Alonso’s future could be connected with rumours emerging from the Honda camp.

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Sep 29

Alonso rumours keep shifting into higher gear

The Spaniard’s future at Ferrari is in serious doubt

2014-06-05_0247 In terms of speculation about his future, the last days have been arguably the most intense in Fernando Alonso’s entire career. Read the rest of this entry »


Sep 09

FIA dismisses Rosberg ‘mistake’ conspiracy

F1’s governing FIA has rubbished the latest conspiracy theory in the wake of the Italian grand prix.

2014-06-07_1201 After the Monza race, multiple authoritative media publications and F1 officials suspected Nico Rosberg – perhaps in atonement for the Spa crash – deliberately faked braking mistakes on Sunday to gift Lewis Hamilton the win. Read the rest of this entry »


Apr 08

No title cliff-hanger in 2014 – Ecclestone

“It won’t be necessary this year”

2012-06-09_0002 When it comes to the loud criticisms of F1’s new ‘double points’ innovation, Bernie Ecclestone simply points to Mercedes. Read the rest of this entry »


Dec 22

Ecclestone wants three ‘double points’ races

“I think it should be the final three races or nothing”

Luca di Montezemolo - Bernie Ecclestone The days of the highly controversial new ‘double points’ rule for the season finale appear numbered. Read the rest of this entry »


Aug 27

Alonso hopes bad luck strikes Vettel

“He is on track to break all of Michael Schumacher’s records.”

2013-06-09_0234Fernando Alonso has admitted his championship hopes would get a boost if Sebastian Vettel crashes at the start of a grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »


Jun 24

Ferrari ‘disappointed’ to be dragged into Mercedes defence

“It was unfortunate that we became the object of their defence in this way”

2013-06-08_0161Ferrari has admitted it is “disappointed” to have been used as part of Mercedes’ defence as the German team escaped from the test-gate scandal with a light penalty. Read the rest of this entry »


Apr 29

Gutierrez must perform eventually – Kaltenborn

Kaltenborn admitted that part of the problem is the troublesome C32 car

2013-03-23 - Sauber F1 Team - Malaysia - Esteban Gutierrez 01Sauber has backed struggling rookie Esteban Gutierrez, admitting however that the young Mexican will eventually come under pressure to perform. Read the rest of this entry »


Apr 23

Alonso must chase down Vettel in 2013 – press

“Rarely has a team been the victim of such bad luck as Ferrari in Bahrain”

2013-02-23 - Scuderia Ferrari - Barcelona - Fernando Alonso 00The Italian press hailed Sebastian Vettel’s return to top form in Bahrain, whilst lamenting the bad luck that prevented Fernando Alonso from challenging. Read the rest of this entry »


Mar 19

Alonso, Lauda agree – Red Bull still fastest

Surprisingly winning in Albert Park was Lotus’ Kimi Raikkonen.

2013-03-03 - Red Bull Racing - Barcelona - Sebastian Vettel (2)Italy’s super-critical press has declared itself happy with the outcome of the 2013 season opener. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 28

Another video shows Vettel made illegal pass in Brazil

A video has emerged that clearly depicts Sebastian Vettel overtaking under yellow flag conditions during Sunday’s Brazilian grand prix.

ThumbnailThumbnailIt is a separate incident to the 2012 world champion’s pass on Kamui Kobayashi at Interlagos, which turned out to have actually taken place under yellow and orange caution flags. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 06

Even Italy and Spain impressed with Vettel’s drive

Sebastian Vettel managed even to impress the Ferrari-loving Italian press with his historic race through the field in Abu Dhabi.

2012-11-02 - Red Bull Racing - Abu Dhabi - Sebastian Vettel 2990032012-10-26 - Red Bull Racing - India - Sebastian Vettel 299021“The German is unmatched,” said Corriere dello Sport. “He showed all his talent that had been hidden behind his superior Red Bull,” the newspaper added, referring to Vettel’s climb from dead last in the pitlane to third at the flag. “He is a driver on a par with Alonso and perhaps even beyond.” Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 16

World’s press says Vettel in title hot-seat

“Now it will be difficult for Alonso.”

2012-10-14 - Red Bull Racing - Korea - Sebastian Vettel (3)2012-10-14 - Red Bull Racing - Korea - Sebastian Vettel (10)The world’s press thinks Fernando Alonso will be hard-pressed to regain the lead of the world championship from Sebastian Vettel in the last races of 2012. Read the rest of this entry »


Sep 17

Ferrari should keep Massa for 2013 – Briatore

Flavio Briatore thinks Ferrari should sign Felipe Massa for another season.

2012-03-15 - Australian Grand Prix 2012 Thursday #1 295Briatore-01-2008-09-26The Italian team is openly undecided over its choice of teammate for Fernando Alonso next year, but former Renault boss Briatore said: “I would keep Massa for another year”. “Massa is a good driver but he should never compare his times with those of Alonso,” Italian Briatore is quoted by Corriere dello Sport.”

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Aug 03

‘Furious’ Ferrari denies Marko’s hand-adjuster claim

A Ferrari spokesman was quoted as saying the accusation is “completely untrue”

2012-06-08 - Ferrari - Felipe Massa 00062011-08-26 - Ferrari - 0003A reportedly “furious” Ferrari has hit back at Red Bull, after the reigning champions suggested the famous Italian team broke the rules “for a year”. Frustrated with the constant technical controversies involving Red Bull in 2012, the team’s Dr Helmut Marko said this week that actually “Ferrari used something like that for a year”.

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May 15

Massa’s F1 career on brink of collapse

Felipe Massa’s formula one career is on the brink of collapse.

2012-05-11 - Spanish Grand Prix 2382012-05-12 - Spanish Grand Prix a 0426Ferrari boss Stefano Domenicali left Barcelona insisting he expects the struggling Brazilian to “fight back starting in Monaco”. “We absolutely need his points to also fight for the constructors’ title,” he said. Read the rest of this entry »


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