Tag Archive: Ferrari

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 »

Nov 06

WEC: Porsche win in style to take Manufacturer Championship crown in China

Start-finish win and manufacturers’ title for Porsche 919 Hybrid

A fourth win of the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship for the No.1 Porsche 919 Hybrid crew of Timo Bernhard, Mark Webber and Brendon Hartley secured a second consecutive 2016 FIA World Endurance Manufacturer title for the German marque with one round remaining. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 04

Brawn: No problem working with Ecclestone…

Ross Brawn says he’d be happy to work alongside Bernie Ecclestone in a head role in F1 but concedes it is unlikely to happen in the next few years.

Brawn: No problem working with Ecclestone...The former Benetton, Ferrari and Brawn GP team principal has recently denied reports linking him to taking over from Ecclestone as F1 chief but has continued to voice an interest in returning to the sport but not in a role within a team. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 02

Vettel not charged by FIA for outburst

After his ‘sincere apology and strong commitment’
Vettel not charged by FIA for outburstThe FIA will not punish Sebastian Vettel for his expletive radio messages to race director Charlie Whiting and Red Bull driver Max Verstappen at the end of the Mexican Grand Prix.
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Nov 01

Brawn lined up to succeed Ecclestone as F1 chief

Ross Brawn is reportedly ready to succeed F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone and has already signed a new contract with Liberty Media and the FIA

Brawn lined up to succeed Ecclestone as F1 chiefIn an interview with the Daily Telegraphy Brawn recently revealed he would be tempted to a move back to F1 but only in a role at the head of the sport and not part of a team. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 31

Sebastian Vettel tells Charlie Whiting to ‘f**k off’

Vettel loses podium for new ‘moving under braking’ offence

Sebastian Vettel 2 Mexico 2016 Sebastian Vettel tells FIA race director Charlie Whiting to “f**k off” as tensions hit boiling point at the end of the Mexican Grand Prix in the battle for third with Max Verstappen. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 30

Wolff: Brawn back in F1? He gets my vote…

Toto Wolff says he would be very happy to see Ross Brawn back in Formula 1 amidst talk he could be in line for an FIA/FOM role.
Wolff: Brawn back in F1? He gets my vote…Toto Wolff says he would be happy to see former colleague Ross Brawn return to Formula 1 despite apparent acrimony between the pair during their time together at Mercedes. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 29

Ross Brawn ready to return to F1

“If you ask me what F1 needs, it needs a plan; a three-year and a five-year plan”
Ross Brawn ready to return to F1Multiple F1 title winning team principal and engineer Ross Brawn has revealed he could be tempted back to Formula 1, but only in a role at the top of sport and not with a team.
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Oct 27

Ferrari World Finals head to World Center of Racing

This year, the start of December will make a bit of history as the Ferrari Finali Mondiali (World Finals) heads to the United States for the first time.

The world-class weekend, which will take place at Daytona International Speedway, will be headlined by a massive grid of Ferrari Challenge cars from across the globe battling for top honors in one final race on Sunday, December 4. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 22

F1 US GP: Hamilton lays down gauntlet with US GP pole

Hamilton finds his best form to snatch pole position from Nico Rosberg for the United States Grand Prix

2016-10-21_70095 Lewis Hamilton will start the United States Grand Prix from pole position after defeating title rival Nico Rosberg in a breathless qualifying session at the Circuit of the Americas.

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Oct 22

Arrivabene hits back at ‘climate of fear’ claims at Ferrari

The atmosphere inside the house is completely different to what it is thought about or what you are reading in newspapers
2016-06-09_0514 Ferrari team principal Maurizio Arrivabene has hit back at claims made recently by ex-Ferrari chief engineer Luca Baldisserri of the team in a ‘climate of fear’ and says any of the current pressure or tension is normal for the Italian manufacturer.
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Oct 14

Alonso calls selective Pirelli 2017 tests ‘unfair’

“I think it is always nice to prepare on exactly what you expect from the tyre and its behaviours for the following year if you have some tests”
Alonso calls selective Pirelli 2017 tests ‘unfair’Fernando Alonso feels F1 teams and drivers who have enjoyed private Pirelli tyre tests with the 2017 prototypes ahead of next season will gain an advantage with its behaviours and response. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 07

Rosberg quickest again as Raikkonen and Red Bull loom

Kimi Raikkonen was an eye-catching third fastest for Ferrari
Rosberg quickest again as Raikkonen and Red Bull loomNico Rosberg has notched up the pressure on title rival Lewis Hamilton by topping the timesheets in second free practice for the Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka, with Kimi Raikkonen a close third and Red Bull showing form on long runs.
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Sep 29

Nielsen on verge of making history for Ferrari, aims for GTD Title in 2016 IMSA season-ending Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta (updated)

“We have our heads in the game”

Christina Nielsen Christina Nielsen is on the verge of making history by becoming the first woman to win a major full-season championship in North American professional sports car competition.

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Sep 27

BMW to enter WEC from 2018

“We want to further expand our activities in GT racing and compete in the FIA World Endurance Championship”

2016-01-14-15-26-49_0264 One of the world’s most recognisable automotive companies, BMW, has announced that it will be joining the FIA World Endurance Championship from 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

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