Tag Archive: Ferrari

Jan 21

Ecclestone to exit next week?

Bernie Ecclestone’s reign as F1 ringmaster could come to an end next week, it has been claimed.

2016-06-09_0599 According to Sky News, Liberty Media has offered him a “less hands-on role – with a title such as life president”. It also says that Chase Carey, who was appointed as F1’s new chairman at the end of last year, has lined up former ESPN executive Sean Bratches to run the commercial side of the sport, while ex-Ferrari and ex-Mercedes man Ross Brawn will have a “key role” on the sporting side.
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Jan 08

Brawn: F1 needs a plan

Ross Brawn says one of his frustrations with Formula One is that the sport is too reactive and does not have any long term plans

Brawn: F1 needs a planBrawn – who masterminded title wins with Benetton, Ferrari and his own BrawnGP outfit – was linked to a new role in F1 last year, with rumours he could succeed Bernie Ecclestone as F1 chief. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 05

IMSA latest news

55 Cars ready for action in Roar Before The Rolex 24 At Daytona

Scuderia Corsa Announces Driver Lineup for 24 Hours of Daytona.  Unwrapping the Last Gift. Driver Lineup Confirmed for the 2017 Mazda Prototype Team. BAR1 Motorsports Preps for Rolex 24 With Two Cars. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 04

Mercedes sets launch date for 2017 F1 car

Mercedes become the second team to confirm its 2017 F1 car launch date after Ferrari
Mercedes sets launch date for 2017 F1 carMercedes AMG Petronas has revealed the launch date for its 2017 F1 car, the W08, for Thursday 23rd February which will be officially unveiled at Silverstone.
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Jan 02

Final pieces of F1 2017 jigsaw set to fall into place

Sources suggest a contract has been signed
2016-06-12_0574 The significant final pieces of the Formula 1 2017 jigsaw are expected to be confirmed imminently with all signs pointing towards a move to Mercedes for Valtteri Bottas following a reported pre-Christmas seat fitting.
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Dec 27

Rossi and Ogier get Mercedes test invites

“I am aware that F1 is also a show and I’d really like to test the ability of Rossi and Ogier at the wheel of our cars”
Rossi and Ogier get Mercedes test invitesToto Wolff has invited MotoGP superstar Valentino Rossi and four-time World Rally champion Sebastien Ogier to test for Mercedes.
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Dec 20

Marchionne in no rush to decide Vettel, Raikkonen futures

Raikkonen and Vettel will enter into their third year racing alongside one another at Ferrari
Marchionne in no rush to decide Vettel, Raikkonen futuresSergio Marchionne says he has no assurances that either Sebastian Vettel or Kimi Raikkonen will continue with Ferrari beyond the 2017 Formula 1 season, saying it is up to the team to give them a strong car first.
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Dec 15

Renault Sport Formula One Team, one season in

Renault Sport Racing management reviews the state of play at the end of the team’s first season in Formula 1

06 - Renault Sport Formula One Team Renault Sport Formula 1 Team has ended its first season of incorporation with strong foundations for its future. That’s the assessment of Renault Sport Racing Managing Director Cyril Abiteboul, who points to the growth and expansion taking place at Enstone, as well as the significant power unit progress seen in 2016. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 15

Hulkenberg doubts Force India can improve on 2016

Hulkenberg joins Jolyon Palmer at Renault in 2017 while Esteban Ocon takes up the second race seat at Force India alongside Sergio Perez
Hulkenberg doubts Force India can improve on 2016Nico Hulkenberg says Force India’s lack of budget and squad size compared to the likes of Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull means the team will struggle to trump its 2016 F1 campaign in the future.
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Dec 12

Mercedes sets sights on Bottas to replace Rosberg

Bottas is currently contracted to race with Williams for a fifth consecutive season in 2017
2016-06-12_1108 Mercedes has engaged in negotiations with Williams to release Valtteri Bottas from his contract to replace Nico Rosberg in the title-winning team, it has been reported.
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Dec 10

Paddy Lowe in demand as Mercedes talks near

Mercedes is understood to be coming under pressure to retain Lowe’s services

Paddy Lowe in demand as Mercedes talks nearPaddy Lowe is reportedly being chased by several teams as he prepares to decide whether he will commit to Mercedes or consider options elsewhere beyond 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 09

Hamilton won’t get Mercedes team-mate say – Wolff

Pascal Wehrlein remains the bookies’ favourite for the drive

Hamilton won’t get Mercedes team-mate say – WolffMercedes F1 boss Toto Wolff has revealed Lewis Hamilton won’t be directly involved in the process of deciding who his team-mate will be for the 2017 Formula 1 World Championship season, but says ‘dynamics’ with any potential candidates will be considered. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 07

2017 F1 entry list published, four seats to fill

The Provisional 2017 F1 entry list

2016-10-23The FIA has published its provisional entry list for the 2017 Formula 1 World Championship with four seats still to be filled between Mercedes, Manor and Sauber. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 05

Vettel rules himself out of Mercedes drive?

“I think it’s not a big secret that both myself and Kimi [Raikkonen] have a contract for next year, so it should be clear”

Vettel rules himself out of Mercedes drive?Sebastian Vettel has played down talk linking him to Mercedes’ unexpected vacant seat alongside Lewis Hamilton, saying his position with Ferrari for 2017 is ‘clear’. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 01

Raikkonen blames ‘small issues’ for Ferrari frustrations

Kimi Raikkonen feels Ferrari generally performed well in 2016 but were let down too frequently by small issues which built up over the season

2016-10-22_71170 The Finnish driver ended a difficult campaign for Ferrari sixth overall in the drivers’ world championship, slipping from last year’s fourth, while the Italian squad fell behind Red Bull in the world constructors’ pecking order.
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Nov 29

Pirelli resumes 2017 tyre tests with F1 teams

The unmarked tyres are expected to be a variety of the dry compound options

Pirelli resumes 2017 tyre tests with F1 teamsThe future of Formula 1 became clearer with the start of the 2017 Abu Dhabi tyre test including Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull, with Lewis Hamilton making a surprise return to action just two days after missing out on the world title. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 29

The Ultimate Ferraris – The cars of Ferrari’s XX Programme and F1 Clienti

If owning a Ferrari is a dream, then the XX Programme and F1 Clienti programs are the dream of dreams

They take Ferrari ownership to its ultimate level – the chance to drive the most extreme Ferraris on some of the best circuits on earth.

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Nov 24

Verstappen talks Ayrton Senna comparisons

Verstappen admits there would be some satisfaction in beating the Ferrari driver

2016-10-23_72613 Max Verstappen says he wants to stay ‘neutral’ in reaction to those comparing his headline-grabbing performance in the Brazilian Grand Prix to the great Ayrton Senna. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 19

Brawn warns new regulations may not end dominant era

Brawn’s argument echoes that of Mercedes F1 boss Toto Wolff
2016-10-22_70944 Ross Brawn says there is a good chance one team could continue to dominate F1 despite a change in technical regulations aimed at growing competition amongst the leading teams. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 10

Vettel, Whiting to face off in FIA drivers’ press conference

Whiting will make an unusual appearance alongside the drivers’ called by the FIA to the Thursday press conference

Vettel, Whiting to face off in FIA drivers’ press conferenceFIA race director Charlie Whiting is making a surprise appearance in Thursday’s drivers’ press conference ahead of this weekend’s Brazilian Grand Prix alongside Sebastian Vettel in his first media appearance after his expletive outbursts in Mexico. Read the rest of this entry »

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