Tag Archive: Hulkenberg

Jul 27

Hulkenberg: I’d welcome Kubica at Renault

“I’m fairly open and relaxed about who the other guy’s going to be”

Hulkenberg: I’d welcome Kubica at RenaultNico Hulkenberg says Renault ‘needs to go for the best possible driver’ as speculation mounts it could swap Jolyon Palmer for Robert Kubica for the second-half of the 2017 F1 season.  Read the rest of this entry »


Jul 16

Hamilton dominates British GP as late drama strikes Ferrari

Lewis Hamilton eased to his fifth British Grand Prix victory on Sunday at Silverstone

2017-06-11_1674With one of the most comfortable displays of his Formula 1 career, leading home Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas. Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 09

Hulkenberg not expecting ‘top ten straight away’ with Renault

“I think next year is still a build-up year. You have to be realistic and this year they come from a pretty difficult year.”
Hulkenberg not expecting ‘top ten straight away’ with RenaultNico Hulkenberg admits he will approach his first season as a Renault Sport F1 driver with modest initial expectations since he expects the team to still be playing catch up following its late decision to return to the sport last year.
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Jul 08

FORMULA 1 BRITISH GRAND PRIX: Flagworld.com live coverage – Friday

Flagworld.com report from the British Grand Prix – Friday 

2016-07-08 - Friday Friday began just as Thursday did with a 6am alarm call, Surprisingly though the short drive from my home to the circuit was a lot quieter than the previous day’s journey, I would like to think this theme continues but somehow I don’t think it will!

Flagworld photo album

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Jun 06

Haas doubts F1 switch for Danica Patrick

“Danica is quite happy where she is at the moment”

Danica Patrick Top 10 Haas, F1’s new American entrant for 2016, has played down the prospect of Danica Patrick switching from Nascar. Read the rest of this entry »


May 28

Alesi tells Sauber to ignore Jordan’s quit call

Former F1 driver Jean Alesi has urged Peter Sauber to ignore Eddie Jordan’s advice.

2014-02-28 - Sauber F1 Team Earlier, after the struggling Swiss team dropped behind backmarker Marussia in the 2014 constructors’ standings, Jordan said 70-year-old Sauber should acknowledge reality and join him in retirement by selling up. Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 27

Williams was also option for Juncadella

A role at Williams was also an option for Daniel Juncadella for 2014.

2014-01-24 - Sahara Force India - Daniel Juncadella Thanks to his backing by the Kazakh capital Astana, the 22-year-old Spaniard will be Force India’s reserve this year, attending all races and taking part in several Friday practices. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 01

Nico Hulkenberg’s weight could dent his chances of securing a McLaren seat in 2014

Report – Hulkenberg too heavy for 2014 McLaren

Nico Hulkenberg - photo © DPPI - François Flamand Earlier this year, it emerged that the tall German’s feet were a squeeze in the footwell of the Sauber. Read the rest of this entry »


Sep 07

Saturday at Monza actually ‘went well’ – Alonso

“It was a good Saturday”

2013-06-09_1179Fernando Alonso on Saturday denied qualifying at Monza had left him furious and his relationship with Ferrari in tatters. Read the rest of this entry »


Jun 03

Grosjean ‘like injury-prone football player’ – Lopez

Ten-place grid penalty for Montreal

2013-05-25 - Lotus F1 Team - Monaco - Romain Grosjean 01Lotus owner Gerard Lopez has backed Romain Grosjean, amid speculation the Enstone based team could replace the beleaguered French driver. Read the rest of this entry »


Feb 14

Sauber wants Gutierrez to match Hulkenberg

Peter Sauber has declared himself happy with 2013 team racer Esteban Gutierrez, following the Mexican rookie’s first test of the pre-season at Jerez.

2013-02-10 - Sauber F1 Team - Jerez - Esteban Gutierrez  002013-02-10 - Sauber F1 Team - Jerez - Esteban Gutierrez  04“Last year we were not entirely satisfied with his performance in GP2,” the Swiss team’s founder, co-owner and former boss told Motorsport Aktuell. “Sometimes we were even disappointed, so we didn’t know exactly what we could expect from him,” added Sauber. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 29

Marko says Buemi could go to Force India

Red Bull’s reserve driver Sebastien Buemi on Sunday had a meeting with Force India officials, Blick newspaper reports from India.

2011-10-30 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - India - Sebastien Buemi (3)2011-08-28 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - Belgium - Sebastien Buemi  3 The Swiss, who lost his Toro Rosso race seat at the end of last season, has already been named as a possible successor for the probably Sauber-bound Nico Hulkenberg. Red Bull’s Dr Helmut Marko also seemed to confirm the possibility Buemi is in with a shot of the Force India cockpit. Read the rest of this entry »


Jul 12

Team owner and boss Vijay Mallya has played up Jules Bianchi’s hopes of eventually moving into the race cockpit

Mallya hints race seat likely for Bianchi

2011-10-29 - Force India - India - Dr. Vijay Mallya 022012-06-09_0113This year, the Ferrari-linked Frenchman and former GP2 driver, who is managed by Felipe Massa’s manager Nicolas Todt, is Force India’s reserve and occasional ‘Friday’ driver.

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