Tag Archive: Ferrari

May 21

Hamilton anticipating ‘close’ Monaco GP fight

“Of course I want to win Monaco but the importance is not the points but the actual win”

Hamilton anticipating ‘close’ Monaco GP fightLewis Hamilton says he will head into the Monaco Grand Prix firmly focused on a third victory around the Principality as he looks to move into the 2017 Formula 1 World Championship lead. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 20

Horner would be ‘highly surprised’ if Mercedes helps Honda

“And Renault and Mercedes? I think the problem element would be Red Bull.”

Horner would be 'highly surprised' if Mercedes helps HondaRed Bull Formula 1 chief Christian Horner would be “highly surprised” if Mercedes helped Honda get up to speed with its power unit for future seasons. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 18

Formula 1 Grand Prix Du Canada: Grandstand 15 is sold-out

22 days before the first free testing session

2016-06-10-14-40-41-0001At the Formula 1 Grand Prix Du Canada the popular hairpin grandstand 15 is also now sold-out. The FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX DU CANADA announces today that all seats available in Grandstand 15 at the Hairpin have been sold. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 16

Hamilton: Vettel rivalry can be like Federer vs Djokovic

“To have that close battle with him, with a four-time champ, is awesome.”

Hamilton: Vettel rivalry can be like Federer vs DjokovicLewis Hamilton says he’s loving the intense rivalry against Sebastian Vettel and racing on the edge knowing one key mistake will be the difference between winning and losing in 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 14

Hamilton defeats Vettel to win Spanish GP thriller

A race of flashpoints up and down the order

20170326-099Lewis Hamilton has clinched his second victory of the 2017 Formula 1 World Championship after coming out top of an absorbing battle with Sebastian Vettel to win the Spanish Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 12

Hamilton quickest as Mercedes goes a second clear in Spain FP1

McLaren had another session to forget as Fernando Alonso suffered an oil leak

Hamilton quickest as Mercedes goes a second clear in Spain FP1Lewis Hamilton headed up a one-two finish for Mercedes in the opening Formula 1 practice session for the Spanish Grand Prix as the updated W08 car made an impressive start to the race weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 12

Le Mans 24-Hours museum Exhibition: Le Mans 67- An exceptional grand prix

4th May – 31st August

Exhibition: 4th May – 31st August  Le Mans 67 – Le Mans 67 – An exceptional grand prix

The Le Mans 24-Hours museum, owned by the Automobile Club de l’Ouest since February 2017, is putting on its first temporary exhibition on the theme of the Formula 1 Grand Prix run on the Le Mans Bugatti circuit in 1967 under the title, Le Mans 67 – An exceptional grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 06

WEC: Toyota takes 1-2 at Spa; Ferrari 1-2 in GTE (updated

6 hours of Spa-Francorchamps

2017-05-05-0178The #8 Toyota Gazoo Racing trio of Sébastien Buemi, Kazuki Nakajima and Anthony Davidson took a second consecutive FIA World Endurance Championship victory at Spa-Francorchamps after another fascinating 6 Hour race today.

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May 04

Hamilton not concerned about title fight, early Vettel deficit

“I don’t think about it, I’m not thinking about all of that right now” – Hamilton

Hamilton not concerned about title fight, early Vettel deficitLewis Hamilton believes it is too early to think about the fight for the Formula 1 drivers’ championship despite the early deficit in the points standings to Ferrari rival Sebastian Vettel. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 03

Hamilton insists Vettel tyre tests don’t give Ferrari an advantage

“I don’t think Ferrari has an advantage, I think they hit the ground running in Russia as we did, for example, in China.”

Hamilton insists Vettel tyre tests don’t give Ferrari an advantageLewis Hamilton has refuted the suggestion his absence from last year’s Pirelli tyre development tests have had an impact on his and Mercedes’ form relative to Ferrari in the 2017 Formula 1 World Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 02

Vettel wants Red Bull back in F1 hunt

“I think it will be a very close race between Mercedes and us, I hope, and I also hope that Red Bull find some pace”

Vettel wants Red Bull back in F1 huntSebastian Vettel says he ‘hopes’ Red Bull’s much vaunted upgrade for the upcoming Spanish Grand Prix will be enough to see it close the gap to his Ferrari team and rivals Mercedes to swell the 2017 F1 title fight to three teams. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 30

Honda and Sauber F1 Team to join forces from 2018 onwards

The Sauber F1 Team is very pleased to welcome Honda on-board as its new technological partner from 2018.

10 - Sauber F1 TeamIn the “25 years in Formula One“ anniversary season, the Swiss team is about to set another milestone in its decades-long motorsport history.

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Apr 27

F1 Russian GP: ‘Speed bumps’ added to deter Sochi T2 corner cuts

Additional changes to the Sochi Autodrom include improvements to the TecPro barriers at Turns 2, 4 and 13

‘Speed bumps’ added to deter Sochi T2 corner cuts‘Speed bumps’ have been added to Turn 2 of the Sochi Autodrom in an effort to deter drivers from running wide without losing time ahead of this weekend’s Russian Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 21

‘Price to pay’ for Honda supplying second F1 team – Boullier

“Whatever happens, we are partners”

'Price to pay' for Honda supplying second F1 team - BoullierMcLaren Formula 1 racing director Eric Boullier is open to engine partner Honda supplying a second team in the future, but says there would be a “price to pay” despite the benefits of additional data. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 19

101st Targa Florio, the “Classic” is ready to start

The 101st Targa Florio, to be held in Sicily from April 20 to 23

Palermo University is the Head Quarter of Targa Florio ClassicNinety-six crews out of a total of 210 are announced from April 20 to 23 on the roads of the legendary “Cursa” for the first round of the Grandi Eventi Italian Championship and the Ferrari Tribute. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 18

Mercedes ponders team order dilemma amidst Ferrari pressure

Mercedes went to great lengths to emphasise its equal opportunities ethos with Hamilton and Nico Rosberg

Mercedes ponders team order dilemma amidst Ferrari pressureToto Wolff has admitted Mercedes may need to rethink its policy on ‘equal opportunities’ for its drivers if it is to give the team the best chance to defeat Ferrari in the 2017 F1 world championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 16

WEC: Ford takes remarkable LMGTE Pro win

6 Hours of Silverstone

2017-04-14-0066Ford Chip Ganassi Racing celebrated a famous victory in the LMGTE Pro class as the #67 Ford GT driven by Andy Priaulx, Harry Tincknell and Pipo Derani took an ‘against all odds’ win.

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Apr 16

Vettel victorious in Bahrain, Hamilton second after penalty

Vettel managed to jump pole-sitter Valtteri Bottas in the first round of pit stops

Sebastian Vettel Victoire Bahrein - photo NextGen-AutoSebastian Vettel swept to Ferrari’s second win of the 2017 Formula 1 season in Sunday’s Bahrain Grand Prix, beating Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton after a time penalty hindered the Briton’s chances of victory.
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Apr 15

WEC: First and third row for the Ferrari 488 GTEs at Silverstone

6H Silverstone – Qualifying 

2017-04-14-0204In GTE-Pro class, Davide Rigon and Sam Bird second with AF Corse car no. 71. Sixth place for Alessandro Pier Guidi and James Calado in car no. 51. In GTE-Am class Francesco Castellacci and Thomas Flohr second in the 488 GTE of Spirit of Race. Clearwater Racing car is fourth with Mok and Griffin.

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Apr 14

Verstappen puts faith in mutual Ricciardo ‘respect’

“Of course you want to be there and challenge for a victory, but if it’s not possible you just have to deal with it”

20170326-017Max Verstappen has dismissed the suggestion his relationship with Red Bull Racing team-mate Daniel Ricciardo could change if there are higher stakes at play in races. Read the rest of this entry »

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