Tag Archive: DAVID COULTHARD

Nov 25

VIP guests on the red carpet at Stars & Cars

Evening event: Stars & Cars, 2014

2014-10-16 - 'Stars & Cars' in Stuttgart - celebrate the 'best' This coming Saturday, November 29th, 2014, Mercedes-Benz will bring the curtain down in Stuttgart on the very successful sporting year that was 2014 with the Stars & Cars season finale.  Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 14

‘No change’ in Bianchi’s condition – Lowdon

Almost six weeks on, there is “no change” in Jules Bianchi’s condition

IMG_4100 That is the news of Graeme Lowdon, who as sporting director and president has overseen not only the aftermath of Frenchman Bianchi’s horror Suzuka crash, but also the closure of the struggling Marussia team. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 11

McLaren now deciding Alonso’s teammate

For the first time since 2007

2014-10-04_0198 - Scuderia Ferrari - Japan - Fernando Alonso Fernando Alonso will make a visit to Woking this week, authoritative media sources are reporting. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 06

Rosberg missing aggression for 2014 ‘combat’ – pundits

“And that’s the only way you win a world championship.”

2014-10-11 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Russia - Lewis Hamilton - Nico Rosberg (2) Lewis Hamilton has produced championship-winning performance alongside former title favourite Nico Rosberg in the latter stages of 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 16

Montezemolo confirms Alonso leaving Ferrari

Luca di Montezemolo has admitted Fernando Alonso is leaving Ferrari.

2014-10-05_0199 - Scuderia Ferrari - Japan - Fernando Alonso The Spaniard’s falling out with the Maranello team and recent dissolving of his contract is an open secret in F1 circles, but it is yet to be officially confirmed. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 01

‘Faster’ cars would make F1 ‘harder’ – Coulthard

The best way to make F1 cars harder to drive is to make them faster.

IMG_4172 That is the view of retired grand prix veteran David Coulthard, following reports the sport’s governing FIA is concerned the challenge of driving an F1 car today is ‘too easy’. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 20

FIA clampdown dubbed ‘Radio Ga-Ga’ in Singapore

The FIA’s Charlie Whiting addressed the media in Singapore

2008-06-05_0049 F1’s intended clampdown on performance communications between teams and drivers has been dubbed ‘Radio Ga-Ga’ up and down the bemused paddock. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 07

‘Nico Rosberg has had an amazing season, he could win a Laureus Award’ says David Coulthard

‘Nico Rosberg has had an amazing season, he could win a Laureus Award’ says David Coulthard

2014-09-07 - Laureus - Nico Rosberg Coulthard, who won 13 Grand Prix in a career lasting 15 years, was speaking at a star-studded gala charity night in Milan, to raise funds for the Italian Laureus Sport for Good Foundation, which is celebrating its tenth anniversary.

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Sep 04

Teammate war ‘valuable’ for F1, Mercedes – Haug

F1 should thank the warring Mercedes teammates for their spicy championship battle in 2014.

2014-05-04-0060 That is the view of Norbert Haug, the former Mercedes chief who is today removed from the stresses that his successors Toto Wolff, Paddy Lowe and Niki Lauda are facing as they manage the imploding relationship between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 26

FIA not likely to investigate Rosberg crash

The F1 world is split over Nico Rosberg’s actions in the Belgian grand prix.

2014-07-18_0873 - Mercedes AMG Petronas - Germany - Nico Rosberg Jenson Button, Lewis Hamilton’s former McLaren teammate, thinks the incident that left the 2008 world champion almost 30 points behind the sister Mercedes was questionable at best. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 24

McLaren will end driver uncertainty within season

The delayed announcement of McLaren’s 2015 lineup will not drag on until the winter, boss Eric Boullier insists.

2014-06-07_0813 On paper, the Woking team is the only F1 grandee whose driver plans for next year are not at all clear. It is known that McLaren’s new works engine partner Honda is pushing for a truly top name – like Alonso, Hamilton or Vettel – to spearhead the project. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 01

McLaren rumours ‘natural’ for on-form Bottas – Hakkinen

Mika Hakkinen has acknowledged rumours linking his protege Valtteri Bottas with McLaren.

IMG_0597 The fellow Finn and double world champion has been a key to Bottas’ formula one foray so far, culminating in the 24-year-old’s debut at Williams last year after a season on the testing and Friday practice bench.
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Aug 01

TW Steel set to launch #JoinTheTeam Competition

One lucky winner to join Sahara Force India at Italian Grand Prix

TW Steel, the global brand ‘Big in Oversized Watches’ is excited to offer one lucky member of the public the opportunity to literally experience Formula One™ up-close and personal as a team member of Sahara Force India Formula One™ Team at the Italian Grand Prix, 5th-7th September.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 27

Title battle sizzles in Hungary thriller

“I would like to be a fly on the wall in the Mercedes debrief room after the Rosberg-Hamilton episode”

2014-07-25 - Scuderia Ferrari - Hungary - Fernando Alonso 0 A thriller at the Hungaroring has thrown fresh fuel on the simmering relations between Mercedes’ championship rivals and teammates. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 24

Rosberg ‘bigger killer’ than Hamilton – Villeneuve

Nico Rosberg has put himself in a world championship-winning mood, F1 experts agree

IMG_4013 Despite most agreeing that his teammate Lewis Hamilton has the edge in raw pace, it is Mercedes’ German driver who has scooped the most points so far in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 12

Mercedes in 2014 re-think after ‘wake-up call’

Canada was a spanner in the works in Mercedes’ otherwise flawless 2014 campaign.

2014-06-08_0944 Until both Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton struck technical trouble aboard their silver W05s in Montreal, they had shared a total clean-sweep of one-two victories this year. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 11

Block and Ekstrom add to star line-up for Hell RX

“Rallycross is one of motorsport’s hidden jewels”
World RX action Round three of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy – World RX of Norway – boasts a truly international line-up with drivers from a variety of motorsport disciplines including F1, WRC, DTM and X Games.

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Jun 10

No Mercedes ‘go slow’ despite Canada problems

Mercedes is not imposing team orders, even though the dominant team’s winning streak ended in Canada.

2014-06-08_0999 At the wheel of the W05, Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton were just as dominant at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, but they both struck technical trouble in the race. Read the rest of this entry »

May 29

Cars, concerts and more at Grand Prix Festival on Crescent

Three-day festival returns with more cars, activities and fun for all ages

Festival Grand Prix sur Crescent logo Crescent Street Grand Prix Festival presented by Corona Extra, one of the world’s most attended and appreciated motorsports festival celebrates its 15th anniversary. Read the rest of this entry »

May 10

Car, not focus, the difference in 2014 – Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton has fended off suggestions he is dominating F1 at present because of a new focus on his game.

2014-03-02_0017 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Bahrain - Lewis Hamilton The Briton has won the last three grands prix back-to-back, and he looked to have even strengthened his dominance after a three-week break based on his practice pace in Spain on Friday. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 19

Nico Rosberg is sure Red Bull is playing down its title chances for “tactical” reasons

‘Tactical’ rivals playing down chase – Rosberg

2014-01-31 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Nico Rosberg 11Although Mercedes’ chasers Red Bull and Ferrari appear closer to the pace in Shanghai, world champion Sebastian Vettel on Friday said he was driving behind a W05 in Shanghai and “it looked as though they could do whatever they liked”. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 19

Engine makers get to work on louder F1

“So they can maybe do something there to make it sound a lot better.”

2013-03-28 - Sahara Force India F1 Team - Mercedes-Benz engineF1’s engine manufacturers will focus their attention on the exhaust pipe as they work on spicing up the sound of the turbo V6 engines. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 31

Hamilton claims he ‘blew Rosberg away’

“I have no idea why Nico could not drive at Lewis’ level.” – Niki Lauda

2014-03-17 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Australia - Nico Rosberg - Lewis Hamilton 01 Lewis Hamilton has ramped up his rivalry with teammate Nico Rosberg by claiming he “blew him away” at Sepang on Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 16

Mercedes wins but Red Bull crisis ending

“What a car you have given me” – Rosberg

2014-03-01_0013 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Bahrain - Nico RosbergReigning world champion Sebastian Vettel, and Melbourne pole-sitter Lewis Hamilton, failed to finish Sunday’s 2014 season opener. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 14

The Mercedes drivers’ charge for victory in Melbourne will be unfettered by ‘team orders’

No team orders despite Mercedes dominance

2014-03-01_0017 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Bahrain - Nico Rosberg 16 years ago, McLaren enraged the spectators at Albert Park, having arrived for the 1998 season opener with its totally dominant car. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 12

Di Resta yet to secure Mercedes F1 role

“My desire is to be involved in formula one in some way, shape or form”

2013-06-05-0185 Now mere hours before the engines are fired up in Melbourne, Paul di Resta still has not secured a new F1 role for 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 07

If Williams is a force in 2014, almost the entire paddock will celebrate the return of an F1 great.

Paddock to celebrate ‘popular’ Williams revival

2014-03-06 - Williams F1 Team - Martini livery 06 The newly Mercedes-powered team, having once dominated the sport but not won a title since 1997, has looked a dark horse contender for 2014 during pre-season testing. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 06

Wolff would quit F1 to start family

Susie Wolff has revealed that if she ever has children, she will quit motor racing

Susie Wolff The wife of Mercedes boss Toto, 31-year-old Briton Wolff has stepped up her role with the Williams team this year. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 27

Di Resta needs 2014 role for F1 return – Coulthard

“We’ll see how it goes, but at the moment there is nothing.”

2013-06-09_0067 Paul di Resta’s hopes of returning to formula one depend on him securing a key role in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 07

Ricciardo to make own way at Red Bull – Vettel

Vettel has made clear he will not be actively helping Ricciardo

2014-01-30 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Daniel Ricciardo (2) Daniel Ricciardo will have to make his own way at Red Bull, champion teammate Sebastian Vettel has declared. Read the rest of this entry »

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