Tag Archive: Ferrari

Sep 19

Ferrari: No need to speculate after controversial tweet

The clash was sparked into further controversy when Ferrari’s official twitter account placed the blame solely on Verstappen

Ferrari crash départ SingapourFerrari has attempted to ease the backlash from its controversial tweet which blamed Max Verstappen for crashing into Kimi Raikkonen and Sebastian Vettel to see the three retire on the opening lap of the Singapore Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 16

Porsche move back to the front in tight strategic battle; Ferrari in control of LMGTE Pro

The Headlines after the first 2 hours at COTA…..

2017-09-15-0134Porsche run 1-2 in battle of tyre strategies at COTA. No.1 Porsche 919 Hybrid driven by Nick Tandy has 5-second lead over Earl Bamber piloted No.2 car.

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Sep 13

Ford versus Ferrari rivalry hotting up in Texas heat

6 Hours of Circuit of The Americas

2017-07-15-0103As the FIA World Endurance Championship heads to Austin, Texas, for the 6 Hours of COTA, one of sportscar racing’s oldest rivalries is set to reignite in the LMGTE Pro class. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 04

Hamilton happy to play villain for Ferrari

Hamilton and team-mate Bottas were continually greeted with animosity from the Tifosi

Lewis Hamilton says he’s happy to be portrayed as a villain at the Italian Grand Prix in front of the loyal Ferrari fans as he stakes his authority on the Formula 1 world title race.

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Sep 02

McLaren nears 2018 engine decision, will make final call ‘early this month’

“The best thing for McLaren is to make the best sporting decision possible, and in the business will follow suit” – Brown

2017-06-09_730McLaren executive director Zak Brown has confirmed that a final call on its Formula 1 power unit supplier will be made “early this month” as it looks to push on with plans for its 2018 car and end the ongoing saga surrounding its engine partner. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 30

Ferrari’s year of 70th anniversary celebrations culminates with a three-day fiesta in Maranello, home of the super car marque’s factory.

Two 24 Hours of Le Mans cars auctioned during Ferrari’s 70th anniversary celebrations

2017-06-14-0055The packed weekend schedule features a concours d’élégance and an auction to include two Ferraris that raced at Le Mans 24 Hours.

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Aug 28

“This cannot happen!” – Verstappen blasts latest technical failure

His fourth technical related DNF of the season

2017-06-11_1359“Frustrated, disappointed, and really not happy. For a top team, this cannot happen. In the beginning you can say it’s bad luck, those things happen but if it’s happening again and for the sixth time this year you can’t call it bad luck anymore.” Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 27

Hamilton soaks up Vettel pressure for Belgian GP victory

Hamilton enjoyed a comfortable lead over Vettel in the early part of the race

2017-06-11_1845Lewis Hamilton charges from pole to victory in Sunday’s Belgian Grand Prix, defeating Ferrari championship rival Sebastian Vettel to reduce the poitns gap to just seven. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 25

Hamilton confident that Ferrari man Vettel would not consider a move across to Mercedes in the future to become F1 teammates

Hamilton doubts Vettel would want to be F1 teammates

2017-06-10_1442Lewis Hamilton believes it is “highly unlikely” that Sebastian Vettel would want to race in the same Formula 1 team despite personally being “game to race whoever”. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 18

Marko: P3 ‘the best Red Bull can get’ with Renault engines

Red Bull is still over 170 points behind Mercedes at the head of the constructors’ championship

2017-06-11_1349Trailing Mercedes and Ferrari in the F1 constructors’ championship, Red Bull has struggled to keep up through the first half of the 2017 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 17

BMW M8 GTE: Test programme continues in Spain

BMW Motorsport has carried out further testing as part of its development programme for the new BMW M8 GT

At Barcelona’s Circuit de Catalunya last week, Martin Tomczyk (GER), Nick Catsburg (NED), Bruno Spengler (CAN) and Philipp Eng (AUT) took turns behind the wheel of the GT racing car which will join Aston Martin, Ferrari, Ford and Porsche in the LMGTE Pro category of the 2018 FIA World Endurance Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 12

Ferrari vindicated by ‘making less noise’ over winter – Vettel

“We want to win so very happy where we are going but it’s not yet enough”

2017-06-11_0510Sebastian Vettel says Ferrari is reaping the rewards of its strategy of keeping its head down over the winter having emerged as the team to beat during the 2017 F1 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 07

’Not a big change’ for Haas joining Strategy Group meetings

“Everybody was happy because we were treated with respect and didn’t try to run the show.”

2017-06-09-08-59-08_0033Haas Formula 1 chief Günther Steiner felt it was “not a big change” being allowed to join the Strategy Group meeting, saying there was no backlash from the pre-existing members. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 06

Halo a ‘detriment’ challenge to 2018 F1 car designs

“In terms of aero, if anything it’s a detriment and, if anything, you have to work around it being fitted to the car.”

While the introduction of the Halo cockpit protector continues to grab headlines ahead of its introduction to Formula 1 for 2018, the sport’s technical heads have explained how its relative late arrival will have an impact on the design of next year’s cars. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 01

Raikkonen nearing new Ferrari deal for F1 2018

The Finn’s future has been the subject of ongoing rumour in recent weeks

2017-06-11_3252Kimi Raikkonen appears set for an extended stay with the Ferrari team into the 2018 F1 season following high praise from company president Sergio Marchionne for his performance at the Hungarian Grand Prix.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 30

Total 24 Hours of Spa: Audi takes its fourth win

A win and two podium finishes for Ferrari

For the fourth time, after earlier success in 2011, 2012 and 2014, an Audi was the first car across the line in the Total 24 Hours of Spa, the world’s biggest GT3 race and the undisputed season highlight of the Blancpain GT Series.

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Jul 30

Vettel holds on for contentious Hungarian GP win

Vettel nursed his car to the line ahead of Ferrari team-mate Kimi Raikkonen

Vettel holds on for contentious Hungarian GP winSebastian Vettel scooped his fourth victory of the 2017 Formula 1 season in Sunday’s Hungarian Grand Prix despite encountering a handling issue early in the race.
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Jul 28

James Calado puts #55 Kaspersky Motorsport Ferrari on pole

Total 24 Hours of Spa: The Ferrari of Kaspersky Motorsport on pole position

For the first time since the Total 24 Hours of Spa have been part of the Blancpain GT Series, a Ferrari will start from pole position.

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Jul 28

Ricciardo leads opening Hungary F1 practice

Red Bull arrived in Hungary hopeful of putting the aerodynamic strength of the RB13 chassis to good use 

2017-06-09-14-04-13_1446Daniel Ricciardo and Red Bull sent a warning shot out to Formula 1 rivals Mercedes and Ferrari by sweeping to the top of the timesheets in first practice for the Hungarian Grand Prix on Friday morning.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 26

Pirelli concludes tests on Raikkonen’s tyre from British Grand Prix

No issues connected with the tyre itself nor with its use

PirelliThe results of the analysis on Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen’s front-left soft compound tyre, which experienced an issue at the end of the recent British Grand Prix, reveal specific damage in two places at the edge of the belt close to the internal shoulder area. Read the rest of this entry »

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