Tag Archive: Ferrari

Aug 29

Porsche claim front-row at Nurburgring (+photos)

The two Porsche 919 Hybrid LMP1 racers will start from the front row for tomorrow’s 6 Hours of Nürburgring

2015-08-29 - SaturdayRomain Dumas and Marc Lieb shared the qualifying driving duties to register a best two lap average of 1m36.473s in the No 18 Porsche 919 Hybrid. This eclipsed the second Porsche 919 Hybrid entry, driven by Mark Webber and Timo Bernhard, by just 0.069s.

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Aug 20

I expect confidence in Kimi to be rewarded – Arrivabene

Maurizio Arrivabene says he expects Kimi Raikkonen to ‘reward’ the confidence Ferrari has shown in him by negotiating a new contract.

Maurizio Arrivabene - Kimi Raikkonen Maurizio Arrivabene says he expects to see good results from Kimi Raikkonen in return for re-signing him for the 2016 Formula 1 World Championship season. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 13

Prost says being a team manager his ‘biggest mistake’

Alain Prost: Two days before I signed the contract [to take over Ligier] I did not want to do it anymore…

Prost says being a team manager his 'biggest mistake'Four-time Formula 1 World Champion Alain Prost says the ‘biggest mistake’ he made during his career was becoming the owner of his own team, revealing he wanted to scrap the deal days before he signed a contract. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 10

Sebastian Vettel says Ferrari should take into account the ‘morale’ within the team when deciding who should partner him in F1 next season

Vettel: Keeping morale important in team-mate choice

2015-06-05_0022 Sebastian Vettel says Ferrari should consider the ‘morale and atmosphere’ in the team when considering who should partner him in the 2016 Formula 1 World Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 04

Line goes cold on Renault – Toro Rosso buyout

“We have to wait for Renault’s move and announcement” – Tost

2015-06-07_1390 Franz Tost admits Toro Rosso’s future programme hinges on Renault’s F1 plans as he says it hasn’t followed up on initial interest in buying the team. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 31

R.Ferri Racing with Ferrari leads Pirelli World Challenge Team and Driver Championships into Mid-Ohio Double-header

After a four-week break in the action, things are ready to get very busy in Pirelli World Challenge competition

Pirelli World Challenge logoThis weekend’s annual visit to the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course sees the Pirelli World Challenge stage a double-header as R.Ferri RACING WITH FERRARI looks to grow its championship advantage in both the team and driver standings with 12 rounds of racing in the rearview mirror. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 31

Raikkonen urges critics to focus on performance not results

Raikkonen’s immediate future remains decidedly unclear heading into the summer break

2015-06-06_0711 Kimi Raikkonen feels he should be judged on the merit of his performances, rather than his results, after a timely podium in Hungary fell by the wayside Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 29

Ferrari dismisses July deadline for Raikkonen decision

“During the summer break, normally you are doing a break, so you are not deciding, working or thinking”

2015-06-07_0927 Maurizio Arrivabene brushes off the suggestion that Ferrari needs to make a decision on whether to retain Kimi Raikkonen by the end of this month. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 28

Allison: When you’ve got good pace…

“I am completely delighted, of course, with the victory”

Allison: When you’ve got good pace...Ferrari technical director James Allison reflects on Sebastian Vettel’s unexpected Hungarian Grand Prix win and what it means for the Scuderia going forward. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 27

Sebastian Vettel says equalling Ayrton Senna’s record of 41 career victories in the Hungarian Grand Prix is “something incredible”

Vettel: Equalling Senna record “something incredible”

Vettel: Equalling Senna record “something incredible”Sebastian Vettel: Mentioning Senna’s record is something incredible. I don’t know how to put this in words. I think nevertheless today is for Jules and his family.

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Jul 17

Bottas to Ferrari deal completed?

A deal that will see Valtteri Bottas replace Kimi Raikkonen at Ferrari next season has been agreed, according to reports in Italy.

2015-06-07_2043The Williams Martini Racing driver has long been earmarked for a swoop by Ferrari as a replacement for the out-of-favour Kimi Raikkonen, but both driver and team have remained coy on the subject in recent weeks. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 10

Hulkenberg: Le Mans win will let me shine in F1

Force India driver says he’s been unfazed by the extra attention since winning Le Mans at his first attempt

2015-06-14-The Race-0179Nico Hulkenberg says he’s fighting for his opportunity to shine in Formula 1 and feels his Le Mans 24 Hours victory makes his CV sparkle. Nico Hulkenberg says he’s fighting for his opportunity to shine in Formula 1 and feels his Le Mans 24 Hours victory has made his racing CV sparkle. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 09

Ferrari and Gianmaria Bruni stay together

Ferrari has announced the renewal of its contract with driver Gianmaria Bruni.

Ferrari and Gianmaria Bruni stay together The winner of World Endurance Championship in GT class has signed a multi-year agreement with Maranello and so will remain one of the spearheads of the GT Competition department as well as a powerful international brand ambassador. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 09

Mercedes may relent on engine development for good of F1

“It has never happened before that one was asked to stop development, or to be frozen, to allow the others to catch up.”

2015-06-05_0004 Toto Wolff says Mercedes is willing to listen to proposals that would effectively allow Renault and Honda a chance to catch up in engine development. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 04

Hamilton back on top as Rosberg hits trouble again

Lewis Hamilton reasserted himself at the top of the timesheets ahead of qualifying for the British Grand Prix

2015-06-05_0582 Lewis Hamilton lays down the gauntlet ahead of qualifying for the British Grand Prix, as Nico Rosberg is forced onto the back foot again. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 29

Arrivabene urges Ferrari to avoid ‘fake’ Friday runs

“Learning is good when you do something about it.”

2015-06-07_1644 Maurizio Arrivabene wants Ferrari to start running comparative fuel loads in Friday practice to avoid flattering to deceive with its pace. Maurizio Arrivabene says Ferrari must start working better during Friday practice sessions in order to get a better representation of its true pace. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 27

Todt convinced Renault, Honda will catch Mercedes

Jean Todt plays down Renault and Honda’s struggles, insisting they have the ability to catch Mercedes and Ferrari eventually

2015-06-21_0119Jean Todt says he is certain Renault and Honda have the ability to catch Mercedes and Ferrari, despite Christian Horner saying the sport cannot afford to the manufacturers struggling in this climate. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 23

Raikkonen’s Ferrari future to be decided by Marchionne

Maurizio Arrivabene says Kimi Raikkonen’s future at Ferrari will ultimately be decided by the firm’s president Sergio Marchionne

2015-06-07_1667 Maurizio Arrivabene says he won’t make the final decision on whether Kimi Raikkonen will stay with Ferrari next season, but insists the team is in no rush to determine his future either way. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 22

Christian Horner suggests the sport should consider charging an independent observer like Ross Brawn with determining F1’s future

Horner: We need someone like Brawn to design F1 future

2015-02-27 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Barcelona - Christian Horner - Dr Helmut Marko Christian Horner has suggested an ‘independent’ figure could prove a solution to determining Formula 1’s future as he once against hit out at the ineffectiveness of F1’s Strategy Group. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 11

Teams signal opposition to 18-inch wheels

Mercedes, McLaren and Ferrari air their misgivings about the proposals to increase tyre size to 18 inch rims

2015-06-04_0324The proposal to move to larger 18-inch wheels has come up against opposition from leading teams since it is not considered ‘an attractive direction in terms of performance’. Read the rest of this entry »

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