Tag Archive: Ferrari

May 24

Hamilton aims to be comeback king at principality

 Hamilton’s only victory at the principality came back in 2008

Lewis Hamilton has reiterated Mercedes boss Toto Wolff’s sentiments that the Barcelona clash with team-mate Nico Rosberg is in the past and is looking to return to winning ways at the Monaco Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

May 22

Renault hurries engine upgrade for Monaco

Renault has confirmed it will attempt to make its much vaunted engine upgrade available for the Monaco Grand Prix, a race earlier than originally planned

The French manufacturer, which also supplies the Red Bull Racing team, has spent much of the 2016 season working on a ‘B-spec’ power unit to replace the current engine, which is regarded as only a minor modification over the upgrade it introduced in the closing stages of last season. Read the rest of this entry »

May 19

Vettel dismisses F1 ‘ageism’, unperturbed by record loss

“Records are there to be broken”
Sebastian Vettel says he will not dwell on seeing his record as the youngest race winner in F1 fall to Max Verstappen, adding the strength in depth of F1 means age no longer matters. Read the rest of this entry »

May 18

Vettel convinced Marchionne pressure is in best Ferrari interests

“There are no big secrets, everyone in the team, including him is wanting to make progress”
Sebastian Vettel says he feels Sergio Marchionne’s increasing scrutiny of the Ferrari F1 team is a ‘positive’ as it comes from a place of motivation rather than pressure.
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May 17

Alonso: McLaren has stronger chassis than Ferrari

“Good to be in front of Williams, Force India, Ferrari in terms of chassis.”
Fernando Alonso says McLaren currently has the third-best chassis behind Mercedes and Red Bull on the F1 grid and is pleased to be ahead of Ferrari. Read the rest of this entry »

May 16

Tickets for the 2016 Ferrari World Finals at DIS on sale now

Daily General Admission Tickets For First Ferrari World Finals In North America Start At $15

2011-02-18_0647 Tickets for the Ferrari World Finals on Dec. 1-4, which is being held for the first time in North America, are on sale now. Read the rest of this entry »

May 16

‘Exemplary’ Verstappen immediately justifies Red Bull’s faith

“I think it’s also great for Formula One to have a new young winner as well and a really exciting grand prix today.”
Christian Horner says Max Verstappen’s victory in the Spanish Grand Prix is ‘great for F1’ as he justified the faith placed in him by the Red Bull fold to exceed every expectation en route to his sensational win at the Circuit de Catalunya. Read the rest of this entry »

May 13

Vettel denies Red Bull programme has negative impact

“You have to give a lot of positives for the programme”
Sebastian Vettel says Red Bull should be celebrated for offering chances to younger drivers rather than pilloried for the way it is deemed to exert control over their careers. Read the rest of this entry »

May 12

Shell ends trackside sponsor deal to focus on Ferrari

Opting instead to focus on its technical and sponsorship partnership with Ferrari

2015-06-07_1421Oil and gas giant Shell has confirmed it is ending its deal with Formula One Management (FOM) for trackside and event sponsorship in favour of strengthening its partnership with the Ferrari team. Read the rest of this entry »

May 11

Vettel: Barcelona a good indicator

“Barcelona is a very good indication of where you are with the car”
Vettel: Barcelona a good indicatorSebastian Vettel says this weekend’s Spanish Grand Prix will provide a good indication of where Ferrari is compared to Mercedes.
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May 07

WEC: Ferrari No. 71 wins the 6 Hours of Spa

6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps: Bird, Rigon and the 488 GTE win

2016-05-07-Saturday-0030Second success in a row for the No. 71 AF Corse Ferrari 488 GTE of Sam Bird and Davide Rigon, winners of the 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps, second round of the World Endurance Championship (WEC), the last race before the 24 Hours of Le Mans scheduled for mid-June.

Flagworld photo album

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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 »

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