Tag Archive: Italian Dolomites

Jan 17

2014 rules require more testing – Domenicali

New Ferrari to look similar to 2012 car

2012-02-03 - Scuderia Ferrari - F2012 launch Stefano DomenicaliStefano DomenicaliStefano Domenicali has urged F1 to consider relaxing its strict in-season testing limits as teams ready for the introduction of radical new engine rules for 2014. Ferrari’s new car will look similar to the 2012 model, team boss Stefano Domenicali has admitted. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 16

Ferrari signs de la Rosa

De la Rosa, 41, confirmed the news on Twitter.

02 - Scuderia Ferrari2012-06-09_0317Ferrari has signed Pedro de la Rosa as a development driver, it emerged from the team’s annual winter media event at ski resort Madonna di Campiglio on Wednesday. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 13

Reporters scold foul-mannered Alonso

Ferrari to decide Massa’s future by mid-2012

Felipe Massa Ferrari suit 2012Fernando Alonso Ferrari suit 2012International reporters have scolded Fernando Alonso for his palpable bad mood during media activities at Ferrari’s pre-season event in the Italian Dolomites.

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Jan 12

2013 Concorde rumours ‘not true’ insists Ferrari

Ferrari rivals have ‘easier’ 2012 task – Domenicali

2011-09-09 - Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro - Italy - Felipa Massa - Stefano Domenicali  - Fernando AlonsoScuderia Ferrari logoFerrari chiefs have denied reports the famous Italian team has already inked a new Concorde Agreement with Bernie Ecclestone.

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Jan 12

FIA says radical Lotus system ‘legal’ – report

 FIA “has just declared legal the height control system developed by Lotus”.

05 - Renault F1 Team2011-06-09_0006Ferrari is awaiting a clarification about Lotus’ reportedly radical braking system for its 2012 car, Stefano Domenicali has revealed.

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Jan 11

Ferrari signs Bridgestone’s Hamashima

The news was announced by Stefano Domenicali, the famous team’s boss.

Bridgestone - Hirohide HamashimaScuderia Ferrari logoFerrari has signed Bridgestone’s former technical chief Hirohide Hamashima, it emerged from the ‘Wrooom’ media event in the Italian Dolomites on Wednesday.

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Aug 08

Alonso says Newey ‘genius’ overrated

“To have success you need many things”

2011-06-26 - Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro - Spain - Fernando Alonso 0012011-04-09 - Red Bull Racing - Malaysia - Adrian NeweyAdrian Newey is a “genius” but his contribution to a team’s success is overrated, according to Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso.

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Aug 08

Massa successor to be ‘talented youngster’

Felipe Massa’s chances of securing another Ferrari contract beyond 2012 appear to have taken a hit.

2011-07-30 - Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro - Hungary - Felipe Massa 32011-07-24 - Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro - Germany - Felipe Massa 02Team boss Stefano Domenicali told reporters during the summer media event in the Italian Dolomites that Fernando Alonso’s next teammate should be a “talented youngster on the way up”.

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Jun 14

Ferrari extends Marlboro deal until 2015

Philip Morris has remained in F1 long after the sport’s total ban on cigarette advertising.

2011-06-12_05322011-06-11_1125Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro announces that it has extended its collaboration agreement with Philip Morris International to the end of 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 17

Ferrari duo bemoans modern driving task

Ferrari’s racing duo has bemoaned the increasingly complex task of driving a formula one car.

2010-06-13_0383Dany FlageoleWith cockpits already featuring numerous buttons, displays, lights, switches and levers, the drivers’ task will be further complicated in 2011. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 17

Alonso reveals new press secretary

Massa hoping to save Ferrari career with Pirelli

2011-01-12 - Ferrari - Fernando Alonso2011-01-12 - Ferrari - Felipe Massa 1Fernando Alonso now has his own press secretary. The lovely Roberta Vallorosi, who has recently been working in Ferrari’s press office, came to the specialist media’s attention as the ‘Wrooom’ event in the Italian Dolomites came to an end. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 14

Engineers to ensure F1 sounds ‘sexy’ in 2013

“For the fans, of course, it is important” – Alonso

2011-01-12 - Ferrari - Fernando Alonso2011-01-12 - Ferrari - Fernando Alonso - Valentino RossiF1 engineers will work with the sport’s new engine formula for 2013 to create a “sexy” sound. That is the claim of Fernando Alonso, amid fears F1’s formidable engine note is not reduced to a feeble buzz after the normally-aspirated V8s roar for the last time next year. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 12

FOTA investigating team overspending charge – Domenicali

It is believed Red Bull has been compelled to submit its accounts to FOTA as part of the investigation

2010-11-13 - Red Bull Racing - Dr Helmut Mark - Stenafo Domenicali - Christian HornerFOTAFOTA is investigating claims about a potential breach last year of the cost-limiting agreement, the F1 team body’s vice-chairman Stefano Domenicali revealed on Wednesday. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 12

Ferrari to launch 2011 car on January 28

Ferrari will launch its 2011 car on January 28, the Italian team announced on Wednesday.

2010-06-12_06112010-06-12_0605Maranello based Ferrari had already revealed that the car, codenamed 288 but perhaps to be officially named the F11, will be revealed to the world in the last week of this month. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 11

Ferrari’s high profile new recruit Neil Martin will not travel to grands prix in 2011.

Ferrari recruit Martin won’t travel to races

Neil Martin Red Bull Head of Strategic Operations2010-11-13 - Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro - Fernando Alonso 5The information emerged from the Madonna di Campiglio ski resort as team sponsor Marlboro’s annual ‘Wrooom’ media event jointly staged with Ducati started in earnest. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 09

Button battles through tonsillitis as F1 rivals holiday

Jenson Button struggled through the London Triathlon on Sunday with tonsillitis.

2010-08-01- Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Jenson Button 3 But the reigning world champion still finished third in his class, despite admitting to having “suffered quite a bit” whilst under the effect of antibiotics. His time of 2hr14mins was about 25 minutes behind the ultimate winner, and seven minutes slower than his 2009 time. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 18

Button won’t be ‘blown away’ by Hamilton – Trulli

Trulli also commented on Ferrari’s driver lineup

Jenson Button will not be “blown away” by his McLaren teammate Lewis Hamilton in 2010, Italian veteran Jarno Trulli insists. 2009 world champion Button’s switch to the British team was blasted by experts who believe he will struggle to thrive on countryman Hamilton’s home turf. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 13

Ferrari to launch 2010 car on January 28

The 2010 car is expected to be officially called 281.

From Marlboro’s Madonna di Campiglio winter media event on Wednesday, Ferrari announced that its 2010 car will be launched on January 28. Read the rest of this entry »