Tag Archive: Ferrari

May 05

Verstappen in shock immediate move to Red Bull

Kvyat ‘demoted’ to Toro Rosso for season
Verstappen in shock immediate move to Red BullRed Bull Racing has announced it is promoting Max Verstappen to its team from the sister Toro Rosso outfit with immediate effect from the Spanish Grand Prix, replacing Daniil Kvyat. Read the rest of this entry »

May 04

Marchionne: Breaks my soul to see Ferrari suffering

Sergio Marchionne bemoans another tough race weekend for the Ferrari team in Russia, urged it to turn its fortunes around quickly
Ferrari President and newly appointed CEO Sergio Marchionne has urged the F1 team to ‘close the gap at the speed of light’ if it wants to take on the might of Mercedes after another disappointing race weekend in Russia.
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May 03

Pirelli testing today at Fiorano circuit

The team’s test driver Jean-Eric Vergne is driving a F1 Ferrari F14-T

Pirelli The tyres are the 2016 size and contain a number of prototype elements as we start developing larger tyres for 2017: the first season of a new three-year programme for Pirelli. Read the rest of this entry »

May 03

Alonso: Red Bull fights Ferrari… and McLaren can fight Red Bull

Fernando Alonso feels Red Bull is the clear target for McLaren-Honda now, sensing the team has now made a crucial step forward in performance

Fernando Alonso says McLaren-Honda must now use Red Bull as its reference and target in the coming rounds of the 2016 Formula 1 World Championship after scoring its first top six finish of the season in Russia. Read the rest of this entry »

May 01

New Ferrari 488 earns first WeatherTech Championship pole

Riberas Takes First GT Daytona Pole In No. 23 Porsche

Fifty years ago, Ferrari and Ford engaged in an epic battle for sports car racing supremacy.

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Apr 29

Red Bull’s Aeroscreen hits the track

Red Bull Racing has given its much discussed ‘Aeroscreen’ cockpit protection device its first public outing during free practice one for the Russian Grand Prix.

The device, developed as an alternative to the controversial ‘halo’ prepared by Ferrari and favoured by the FIA, was rolled out in the early stages of FP1 in the hands of Daniel Ricciardo.
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Apr 24

Vettel: F1 should remain a sport, not a show

The four-time world champion has been critical of the current ‘hybrid’ era of F1

Vettel: F1 should remain a sport, not a showSebastian Vettel has urged Formula 1 to tweak the regulations to ensure the series remains a sport and does not get distracted by a desire to make it a show. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 23

Haas wouldn’t block Grosjean to Ferrari approach

“I don’t think I’d ever want to hold a driver back”
Haas wouldn’t block Grosjean to Ferrari approachGene Haas says he has no desire to ‘ever hold a driver back’ if they are approached by another team, saying it’d be ‘crazy’ to stop Romain Grosjean’s career progressing to a team like Ferrari. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 21

Wolff, Rosberg expect Ferrari to come on strong

They are definitely a threat
Wolff, Rosberg expect Ferrari to come on strongMercedes F1 boss Toto Wolff and early championship leader Nico Rosberg both remain certain Ferrari have a car capable to challenging for race wins despite establishing a comfortable advantage over their main rivals in the opening three rounds. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 18

Furious Vettel slams “suicidal” Kvyat for driving “like a crazy”

“I know it’s racing but you need to expect when you attack like a crazy you damage the car … You were lucky this time”

Vettel slams “suicidal” Kvyat for driving “like a crazy”Sebastian Vettel has hit out at Daniil Kvyat following the Chinese Grand Prix, and angrily said he was “driving like a crazy”, having earlier described the Russian’s move at the start as “suicidal”. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 17

WEC: Ferrari 1-2 at Silverstone with the new 488 GTE

World Endurance Championship Triumph for the 488 GTE on its debut at Silverstone

2016-04-17-0047The new No. 71 crew Rigon-Bird hits the target at its début in GTE-Pro class Great comeback by car No. 51 after the stop&go for an engine change

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Apr 17

F1 Chinese GP: Rosberg imperious again as rivals trip up in China

Rosberg multiplies his world championship lead with a third straight victory in the Chinese Grand Prix

Rosberg imperious again as rivals trip upNico Rosberg has multiplied his lead in the 2016 Formula 1 World Championship standings to 36 points after strolling to a third consecutive win amidst yet more lap one chaotic that neutered the threat from Ferrari and an already compromised Lewis Hamilton.

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Apr 15

Raikkonen fastest in FP2 for Ferrari

Kimi Raikkonen fastest in FP2 for the Chinese Grand Prix, as Ferrari looks strong and finishes one-two
Raikkonen fastest in FP2 for FerrariKimi Raikkonen was quickest in second free practice for the Chinese Grand Prix, 0.109s up on Sebastian Vettel in the sister Ferrari, as the Scuderia showed promising, possibly even Mercedes beating pace. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 12

Rosberg: We’ve not seen real Ferrari yet

“I’m going to China now knowing I can fight for the win, which is a great feeling to have” – Rosberg 

Rosberg: We’ve not seen real Ferrari yetNico Rosberg has reiterated Mercedes’ concern about the threat Ferrari poses and expects the Italian manufacturer to be a stronger challenger after its inconsistent opening two races. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 06

Vettel wants cheaper engine despite Ferrari stance

“I personally think the current power unit regulations are too expensive”
Vettel wants cheaper engine despite Ferrari stanceSebastian Vettel has called for F1 to reduce the cost of the power units and adopt more ‘normally aspirated’ engines in an effort to improve the racing, even though his team Ferrari vetoed such a move to have them introduced last year. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 31

INSIGHT: The history of racing at Long Beach

It’s the longest running street race in the US, so naturally Long Beach has a wonderful history

It’s the longest running street race in the US, so naturally Long Beach has a wonderful historyFor over 40 years the streets of Long Beach have reverberated to the sound of racing cars. From thunderous F5000s, to high-tech F1 and through multiple generations of IndyCar, the Long Beach Grand Prix has played host to them all. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 30

Hamilton wary of Ferrari as he looks to strike back

“There are going to be weekends where we’re a few seconds up the road from Ferrari”
Hamilton wary of Ferrari as he looks to strike backLewis Hamilton says he remains confident in his pace heading to the Bahrain Grand Prix after a disappointingly lacklustre performance at the Australian opener earlier in the month.
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Mar 30

Priaulx Power: ‘WEC is the place to be’

“I am very excited about the season ahead” – Priaulx

FIA WEC A new era of mouth-watering LMGTE Pro battles will get underway at Silverstone in three weeks’ time as the mighty Ford marque begins its long awaited WEC programme.

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Mar 27

“Ferrari is developing towards F1 title bid” – Jock Clear

“If you were as good as you were 10 years ago, you won’t be anywhere near good enough now”
Ferrari is developing towards F1 title bid – ClearReputed engineer Jock Clear says he firmly believes Ferrari is well on course to getting back to title-winning ways in the coming years based on the development he has seen since joining the operation. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 27

Prologue 2016: Advantage Porsche; Ferrari and Ford battle recommences in LMGTE Pro

What we can say is that 2016 looks set to be a stellar season of FIA World Endurance Championship racing

2016-03-26-0080 After 17 hours of running and thousands of kilometres track testing, the 29 cars entered for the Prologue at Circuit Paul Ricard have now parked their cars in the pit boxes and the engineers have started to analyse and study the data this evening.

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