Tag Archive: Ferrari

Feb 05

Schumacher condition ‘not good’ says di Montezemolo

Luca di Montezemolo on Michael Schumacher – “I have news and unfortunately it is not good…”

2012-06-10_1346 The condition of seven-time F1 world champion Michael Schumacher is ‘not good’, according to former Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 27

Vettel shares Marchionne’s will to win with Ferrari

Vettel is upbeat for the season ahead

Vettel shares Marchionne's will to win with FerrariAfter reacting to Ferrari chairman Sergio Marchionne’s comments that he expects his team to win the F1 season opener Sebastian Vettel wants a pragmatic approach. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 25

Raikkonen, Ricciardo and Vandoorne kick off Ricard test

Kimi Raikkonen, Daniel Ricciardo and Stoffel Vandoorne are on testing duties for Ferrari, Red Bull and McLaren at Paul Ricard

2015-06-07_1637 Ferrari, Red Bull and McLaren are firing up for the first time in 2016 as they kick off a two-day wet weather tyre test for Pirelli at Paul Ricard. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 20

V6 turbo hybrids set to stay as engine cost cuts agreed

All new agreements will still need to be ratified by the World Motorsport Council.

V6 turbo hybrids set to stay as engine cost cuts agreedF1 teams and the FIA agree to engine cost cutting measures in return for the V6 Hybrid power units to stay in play until 2020, it is understood. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 18

Williams should drop Mercedes for Honda – Hill

“I would have liked to have seen Williams opt to go with the Honda engine, I think Honda are going to fight back.”

2015-10-25_41605 Former champion Damon Hill feels Williams can only challenge Mercedes if it considers changing engines to Honda, despite its ‘catastrophic’ return. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 12

Manufacturers seek to entice Todt with cheaper engines

Such a move would likely irk Bernie Ecclestone

F1 - La Grille - photo Getty Images Manufacturers are set to reduce the price of its engines for customer teams as a way of avoiding the introduction of a ‘customer engine’, according to reports. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 11

Verstappen ‘expecting a second per lap’ from Ferrari engine

Though he will be using a year-old Ferrari engine, Max Verstappen expects the power unit to drive big gains for Toro Rosso in 2016

2015-06-06_1902 Max Verstappen says he is anticipating ‘a big step’ for the Toro Rosso team in 2016 on the back of its switch to Ferrari power, anticipating a gain of a second per lap as a result. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 07

Ferrari GT 2016 crews for WEC and IMSA USCC

There are now eight Ferrari official GT drivers

Ferrari GT 2016 crews for WEC and IMSA USCC calado bruni Ferrari has decided its crews for the 2016 season of the World Endurance Championship (WEC) and the IMSA United SportsCar Championship (USCC) in which the Prancing Horse will deploy the new 488 GTE. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 07

“Ferrari engine switch has compromised STR prep” – James Key

Toro Rosso took the opportunity to accept an offer from Ferrari to run a supply of year-old engines for 2016

2015-10-24_39742 Toro Rosso’s James Key admits that the late decision to switch to Ferrari power has ‘compromised’ the team’s preparations for the 2016 F1 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 05

Ricciardo praises Kvyat for season turnaround

“He [Kvyat] has shown speed, I can’t say he is not quick”

Ricciardo praises Kvyat for season turnaroundDaniel Ricciardo is impressed with Daniil Kvyat’s response to tough beginnings at Red Bull Racing, predicting the young Russian has much more to come. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 04

Verstappen measuring himself against ‘best of the best’

“I never compare myself with the rookies”

2015-10-17_0034 Max Verstappen came into his first season of F1 comparing himself to the best of the sport, rather than simply focus on being top rookie. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 02

Rosberg: You always have to reckon with Red Bull

“They are a very strong team”

Rosberg: You always have to reckon with Red BullNico Rosberg: Up to one and a half years ago, Red Bull were absolutely dominant, simply unbeatable. They could always make a comeback. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 27

Best of 2015: Red Bull proves it still has a GSOH

As we near the end of 2015, we take a look back at some of the best – and worst – F1 moments

Embedded image permalinkAfter rejections from Ferrari, Mercedes and Honda, Red Bull Racing turns to ‘lonely car’ ads to desperately seek a new engine partner. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 24

Vettel: I wasn’t expecting such a strong season

“The fact is that we have to improve in a lot of areas, aero, engine etc.,”

Vettel: I wasn’t expecting such a strong seasonSebastian Vettel: I think the results of this season have shown that we are on the right path, so now we just have to focus on ourselves [to improve in 2016]… Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 22

The devil will be in the detail – Arrivabene

Maurizio Arrivabene says ‘details’ will be pivotal in its pursuit to get on terms with Mercedes in 2016

2015-10-22_37837 Maurizio Arrivabene says Ferrari will be working on all areas of its car ahead of the 2016 Formula 1 World Championship season, saying the ‘devil will be in the detail’ if it wants to get the better of Mercedes next year. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 18

Renault: We genuinely thought we’d done a good job

Renault suffered a difficult campaign as supplier to the Red Bull and Toro Rosso squads

2013-02-27 - Renault Sport F1 engines (15) Renault’s Director of Operations Remi Taffin has admitted his team never expected the problems it suffered in 2015 and is determined to learn from its mistakes Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 15

Alfa Romeo being pitched for F1 return

The Alfa Romeo brand could be set for a move back into Formula 1

2014-07-12_0247 Sergio Marchionne reveals the Alfa Romeo brand could return to F1 on the back of a new product offensive and a full scale move into the US market. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 15

Mahindra buys Italian legend Pininfarina

Company responsible for iconic car designs, including Ferrari F40

Company responsible for iconic car designs, including Ferrari F40Tech Mahindra, part of the Mahindra Group, has purchased a controlling stake in the iconic company Pininfarina S.p.A. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 11

Ecclestone: Ferrari is challenging mandate move

However, Ecclestone remains unconcerned if the matter is taken further

Ecclestone: Ferrari is challenging mandate moveBernie Ecclestone says Ferrari has written a letter to the FIA complaining that it doesn’t have the right to hand down a mandate that could give the F1 supremo and the governing body pivotal power in decision-making processes. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 10

Ferrari distances itself from Mercedes theft case

Ferrari moves to distance itself from ex-Mercedes engineer Benjamin Hoyle following an accusation of data theft by his former employers

2015-06-06_1090 As first revealed by Bloomberg, Mercedes has brought a legal case against Hoyle, who worked in the engine department of the title-winning team, claiming to have found evidence of him attempting to access files made confidential to him after he informed the company he was leaving to join rivals Ferrari. Read the rest of this entry »

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