Tag Archive: Eddie Jordan

Nov 19

Ecclestone hits back at F1 ‘cartel’ accusation

Bernie Ecclestone has hit back with fury at a letter demanding talks with F1’s small teams in Abu Dhabi this weekend

Bernie Ecclestone-11-2010 Since backmarkers Caterham and Marussia hit their troubles, the sport’s next-smallest teams Lotus, Force India and Sauber have been bemoaning the inequality of power and income, and even threatening to boycott races. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 04

McLaren will ‘take time’ to decide drivers

All eyes are on Ferrari and Fernando Alonso in the wake of Sebastian Vettel’s shock news on Saturday.

2014-06-05_0222 Although some think Spaniard Alonso’s exit at Ferrari and move to McLaren-Honda is now obvious, others are not so convinced. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 11

Rosberg pressure ‘too big’ at Monza – Wolff

“Perhaps the pressure on Nico was too big, but I am sure that he will fight back, just as he has always done.”

2014-07-19_0906 - Mercedes AMG Petronas - Germany - Nico Rosberg As the conspiracy theorists circle over Nico Rosberg, a more credible theory has been put forward by the German newsmagazine Focus — pressure. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 01

F1 experts criticise Mercedes over driver duel

“They are being run by two drivers who are like spoilt kids doing what they want to do.”

2014-06-05_0207 F1 experts have accused Mercedes of mismanaging Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton’s dramatically imploding relationship. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 24

Bosses slam ‘unacceptable’ Rosberg after Hamilton clashv

“It will be handled.”

2014-07-19_0914 - Mercedes AMG Petronas - Germany - Toto Wolff The championship rivalry between warring teammates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg exploded at Spa-Francorchamps on Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

May 28

Alesi tells Sauber to ignore Jordan’s quit call

Former F1 driver Jean Alesi has urged Peter Sauber to ignore Eddie Jordan’s advice.

2014-02-28 - Sauber F1 Team Earlier, after the struggling Swiss team dropped behind backmarker Marussia in the 2014 constructors’ standings, Jordan said 70-year-old Sauber should acknowledge reality and join him in retirement by selling up. Read the rest of this entry »

May 27

Jordan tells friend Sauber to sell F1 team

Eddie Jordan has urged Peter Sauber to follow him into F1 retirement.

2013-06-06_0170 Actually, having sold his Silverstone based team back in 2005 that today is called Force India, Irishman Jordan is now an outspoken expert pundit for British television. Read the rest of this entry »

May 21

Ferrari in deep ‘crisis’ – Jordan

Ferrari has rarely been in a deeper ‘crisis’ than today.

2014-04-20 - Scuderia Ferrari - China - Fernando Alonso (4) That is the claim of outspoken former F1 team owner and boss Eddie Jordan, who is now an expert pundit for British television. Read the rest of this entry »

May 12

Spotlight on Mercedes as rivals give up hope

“As long as the big picture does not suffer” – Wolff

2014-05-09 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Spain - Pit Wall Engineers While a creeping tension between the Mercedes teammates is obvious, Mercedes is playing down any conflict between new championship leader Lewis Hamilton and the Brackley based team. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 21

Red Bull appeal could take ‘weeks’ – reports

“How long will it take?  Several weeks”

2014-03-14 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Australia - Daniel Ricciardo 99032 It could be “several weeks” before the outcome of Red Bull’s appeal against the Daniel Ricciardo disqualification is known. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 26

Finishing last not knockout blow for Caterham

It is easy to overlook the battle at the very back.

2013-03-15 - Team Caterham - AustraliaCaterham’s future remains on track, despite the blow of finishing the 2013 constructors’ championship dead last. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 22

Maldonado, Hulkenberg keys to 2014 ‘silly season’

Maldonado is in pole position to replace Kimi Raikkonen in 2014

2013-03-23 - Williams F1 - Malaysia - Pastor Maldonado 04Pastor Maldonado and Nico Hulkenberg remain the keys to the last phase of F1’s 2014 ‘silly season’. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 20

On the sidelines #MadeMyMark

I didn’t drive a race car of any description after Le Mans

Mark Webber - F3000-2000 I used to go and train in the Jordan Grand Prix gym in the hope that I might bump into someone/anyone. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 08

Ecclestone paid ‘bribes’ to F1 team bosses

“They were paid to ensure that their teams did sign.  Isn’t that right?”

2012-06-07_0277Bernie Ecclestone’s long reign at the top of formula one could end over an alleged multi-million ‘bribe’ paid to jailed German banker Gerhard Gribkowsky. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 30

Maldonado beats Hulkenberg to Lotus seat – reports

Nico Hulkenberg looks set to miss out on the Lotus race seat for 2014.

2013-03-23 - Williams F1 - Malaysia - Pastor Maldonado 03Team boss Eric Boullier has admitted the German is his preferred choice to replace Kimi Raikkonen. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 29

Mercedes quiet amid latest Brawn exit reports

“When we are ready we will let everybody know.”

2013-10-26 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Ross Brawn 01 Mercedes on Tuesday refused to confirm or deny the latest speculation about Ross Brawn’s future. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 14

Hot rumour – Hulkenberg’s future now secure

Hulkenberg gave nothing away

2013-02-23 - Sauber F1 Team - Barcelona - Nico Hulkenberg 01 The hot rumour at Suzuka after Sunday’s Japanese grand prix is that Nico Hulkenberg’s future is now secure. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 11

Scuderia Ferrari announces that it has reached an agreement with Kimi Raikkonen

Ferrari confirms two-year deal for returning Raikkonen.

2013-03-17 - Lotus F1 Team - Australia - Kimi Raikkonen (2)The Finn will join Fernando Alonso in the driver line-up for the next two racing seasons. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 07

Alonso slammed ‘stupid’ Ferrari at Monza

A furious storm, with Fernando Alonso right in the middle, is brewing at Ferrari.

2013-06-09_1451Earlier at Monza, even though the Red Bull switch rumours have ended, F1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone let slip he thinks the Spaniard is “not happy” at Ferrari. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 21

Ferrari tries to ease 2014 driver rumours

Ferrari has moved to ease the speculation about its 2014 driver lineup.

2013-06-30 - Scuderia Ferrari - Silverstone - Fernando Alonso (2)With the Italian team’s number 1 driver Fernando Alonso linked with a sensational switch to Red Bull, the future of teammate Felipe Massa is also uncertain beyond his expiring contract. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 22

Jordan, Schumacher disagree over Raikkonen’s next move

“I think Red Bull will opt for Daniel Ricciardo.”

2013-06-07_0732Eddie Jordan has tipped Red Bull to pick Daniel Ricciardo as Sebastian Vettel’s new teammate for 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 12

Ferrari said no to tyre test with 2013 car

“We have faith in the FIA” – Montezemolo 

2013-06-08_1086Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo has admitted he wants F1’s governing body to “prosecute” Mercedes for the secret Pirelli tyre test. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 12

F1 should be ‘careful’ with Pirelli criticism – Jordan

“Who is going to give them tyres if Pirelli is not there?”

2013-06-07_0732Eddie Jordan has warned formula one to ease its criticism of F1’s sole tyre supplier Pirelli. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 09

Wolff denies Mercedes to sacrifice Brawn

“It was my decision to do the test, that’s a fact” – Brawn

2013-06-08_0128Toto Wolff has played down rumours Ross Brawn is shaping up as the sacrificial lamb in the Mercedes ‘testgate’ scandal. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 22

Wolff plays down Lowe, Brawn, Fry rumours

Toto Wolff on Tuesday played down speculation he has wooed Paddy Lowe to Mercedes to replace team boss Ross Brawn.

Toto Wolff2011-07-09 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Britain - Paddy Lowe 01Speaking to British reporters, Mercedes’ new executive director and 30 per cent shareholder admitted there was “a lot of speculation” about the plans of McLaren’s technical director Lowe. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 14

Jordan tips Force India lineup to change

Eddie Jordan has predicted Force India will make one driver change ahead of the 2013 season.

2011-06-12_15722012-04-15 - Sahara Force India F1 Team - Chinese Grand Prix - Nico Hulkenberg - Paul di RestaThe former F1 team owner and boss’s words are carefully listened to these days, after he recently correctly predicted that that Lewis Hamilton would move to Mercedes next year, pushing Michael Schumacher back into retirement. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 14

Jordan pays tribute to ‘honest boss’ Sauber

Former F1 team owner Eddie Jordan has revealed he remains good friends with Peter Sauber.

2012-05-12 - Spanish Grand Prix a 03172012-03-16 - Australian Grand Prix 2012 Friday #1 108Sauber, who turned 69 on Saturday, has announced that after twenty years at the helm of his Swiss team, he has handed over to F1’s first female boss, Monisha Kaltenborn. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 14

Kovalainen wants to quit Caterham – Jordan

Heikki Kovalainen is unhappy and wants to quit Caterham.

2012-05-12 - Spanish Grand Prix a 01582012-03-24 - Team Caterham - Malaysian Grand Prix - Heikki Kovalainen 00That is the claim of Eddie Jordan, the former F1 team owner and boss who recently correctly predicted that Lewis Hamilton would move to Mercedes next year, pushing Michael Schumacher back into retirement. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 01

Prost, Jordan think Sauber move possible for Schu

Alain Prost has admitted he can imagine former rival Michael Schumacher extending his career into a twentieth season in 2013.

2004_02_29_am_auto_12_082011-06-12_1572When asked about Schumacher’s deliberations now that he has been ousted by Mercedes, Frenchman Prost answered: “I was not particularly positive when he returned (in 2010).  I don’t quite understand why. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 23

Alonso’s title lead sheds 8 points in Singapore

Fernando Alonso’s championship lead shed 8 points under the Singapore lights on Sunday night.

2012-09-08 - Ferrari - Italy - Fernando Alonso 012012-09-22 - Ferrari - Singapore - Felipe Massa - Stefano Domenicalli - Mark Williams - Fernando Alonso - Shell 500Before the two hour-limited race ended, Ferrari’s Spaniard Alonso was leading pole sitter Lewis Hamilton by 37 points. Hamilton controlled the first half of the race but then retired with a gearbox failure, letting Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel win. Read the rest of this entry »

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