Tag Archive: F1i

Sep 01

Bottas sees ‘no reason’ to leave Williams

Valtteri Bottas appears out of the running for a change of team prior to the 2015 season.

2014-07-26 - Williams Martini Racing - Hungary - Valterri Bottas 04 The Finn has been a standout of this year’s championship, outshining the Ferrari veteran Felipe Massa and leading Williams’ F1 resurgence with four podium appearances. Read the rest of this entry »


Mar 21

Lotus needs more staff – Grosjean

“We definitely need to recruit some people to support the smaller team”

2014-03-17 - Lotus F1 Team - Australia - Romain Grosjean - Australia - Romain Grosjean (1) Lotus needs to recruit staff following a disastrous start to the 2014 season, team driver Romain Grosjean says. Read the rest of this entry »


Feb 26

Pic admits Caterham axe ‘a surprise’

“On the other hand, I am very happy to have found this solution with Lotus”

Charles Pic - Olivier Panis Charles Pic has admitted being dropped by Caterham ahead of the 2014 season was “a surprise”. Read the rest of this entry »


Aug 28

Ferrari wants Bianchi in F1 midfield – manager

Sauber could field Bianchi alongside young rookie Sergey Sirotkin next year

2013-06-05-0178Jules Bianchi’s manager says Ferrari is pushing for the Frenchman to leave Marussia and join a team in the sport’s “middle group”. Read the rest of this entry »


Apr 24

Lotus expects to stay with Renault in 2014

“In my opinion, there will be no surprises” – Lopez.

2013-03-03 - Lotus F1 Team - Barcelona - Kimi Raikkonen 01Team owner Gerard Lopez thinks it is likely Lotus will stay with Renault power beyond 2013. Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 23

Pirelli set to name Kobayashi 2013 tester – reports

Kamui Kobayashi looks set to spend the 2013 season testing tyres with F1’s official supplier Pirelli.

Pirelli 20132012-11-04 - Sauber F1 Team - Abu Dhabi - Kamui Kobayashi 00The Italian marque has invited the media to its Milan headquarters on Wednesday for the launch of the sport’s 2013 tyres and a press conference “with Pirelli’s main motor sport protagonists”. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 06

Renault’s Caubet retires

Jean-Francois Caubet is stepping down as engine supplier Renault’s F1 boss.

Renault Sport F1 logoAccording to French-language reports in Eurosport and the F1 website F1i, Caubet is retiring, to be replaced by Renault Sport’s president Jean-Michel Jalinier. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 02

Prost could be first to test Renault’s V6

F1 legend Alain Prost could be the first to sample the sport’s new V6 power.

2011-07-05 - AT&T Williams - Renault Engines 011981_15AlainProstRenault2In his first F1 test since McLaren in 1996, the quadruple world champion drove a modern Red Bull at the Renault World Series event at Paul Ricard last weekend. Read the rest of this entry »