Tag Archive: Jean-Eric Vergne

Jan 14

F1 :Vergne ‘can’t wait’ to work with Vettel and Raikkonen

After completing his first day at Ferrari

IMG_3820 Jean-Eric Vergne says he “can’t wait” to work with Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen after completing his first day at Ferrari. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 11

FE : da Costa survives crazy race for maiden win

After four drivers ahead hit problems with just a few laps remaining

Antonio Félix da Costa Antonio Felix da Costa has clinched a remarkable first FIA Formula E Championship win in Argentina after benefiting from the drama that befell four cars that were running ahead of him during the closing stages. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 22

Gian Carlo Minardi “FDA will train next Ferrari driver”

I really believe in this.

Raffaele Marciello, FDA In these weeks, news at Ferrari are certainly not missed, thanks to a series of announcements, linked to the arrival of Mexican Esteban Gutierrez as third driver and test driver, followed by a strong organization’s renewal and, last but not least, Jean-Eric Vergne’s welcome as test driver to attend the activities of car’s development with simulator. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 19

Jean-Eric Vergne to join Ferrari

Scuderia Ferrari announcement

03 - Scuderia FerrariFerrari announces that, as from next season, Jean-Eric Vergne will join the Scuderia in the role of test driver to work on car development in the simulator. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 17

Piquet pleased with first podium

“It was a great start, immediate reaction and the car handled very well on the first lap” – Piquet

2014-08-19- 0051 Nelson Piquet Jr. was satisfied with his performance in the Punta del Este ePrix after scoring his and China Racing’s first podium finish. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 13

Brilliant Buemi wins in Punta del Este

Sebastien Buemi scores e-dams-Renault’s maiden victory!

e.dams-Renault driver grabs maiden victory in UruguaySebastien Buemi clinched his first Formula E victory with a great drive in Punta del Este, holding off a charging Jean-Eric Vergne for a well-deserved win. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 13

Jean-Eric Vergne to start on pole position in Punta del Este

FIA Formula E Championship – Punta del Este ePrix – Qualifying

FIA Formula E Championship Formula E debutant and Andretti driver Jean-Eric Vergne will start from pole position in Punta del Este ahead of Nelson Piquet Jr. and Nicolas Prost. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 09

Jean-Eric Vergne to compete with Andretti in Uruguay

“It’s not often that you get to race at this time of the year” – Vergne

Formula 1 driver to race in Formula E’s Punta del Este ePrixThe Andretti Formula E Team have today announced that Frenchman Jean-Éric Vergne is to drive for the squad at this weekend’s FIA Formula E Championship Punta del Este ePrix. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 30

Jean-Eric Vergne looks to IndyCar for 2015

Leaving F1 after recording his strongest season to date

2014-06-07_0099 Formula 1 driver Jean-Eric Vergne and the Toro Rosso recently parted ways after three seasons together, and the 24-year-old Frenchman says he’d like to continue his career in the Verizon IndyCar Series. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 29

Toro Rosso confirms Sainz for 2015

Toro Rosso late on Friday confirmed reports Carlos Sainz jr will complete the Red Bull-owned junior team’s 2015 driver lineup.

Formula Renault 3.5 Series Champion, Carlos Sainz to Formula 1 in 2015

The 20-year-old Spaniard and new Formula Renault 3.5 champion will replace the Italian based team’s driver of the past three seasons, Frenchman Jean-Eric Vergne. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 28

Vettel exit spoiled Vergne’s Red Bull future

Jean-Eric Vergne says he was a contender to replace the Ferrari-bound Sebastian Vettel at Red Bull.

2014-06-08_0586 But the Frenchman, who has instead been dropped from the energy drink company’s F1 roster altogether, explained that circumstances simply conspired against him in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

Vergne announces Toro Rosso exit

Jean-Eric Vergne has announced his departure from Toro Rosso.

2014-06-07_0087 On Twitter, the Red Bull-owned junior team’s driver for the past three seasons said: “Despite a good season and 22 points, I’ll not drive anymore for Toro Rosso in 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

Toro Rosso set to announce Sainz jr on Monday

Red Bull will announce the identity of Jean-Eric Vergne’s successor at the junior team Toro Rosso in the coming days.

Carlos Sainz Jr 24-year-old Vergne, the Faenza based team’s driver for the past three seasons, revealed on Wednesday that he will not be rookie Max Verstappen’s teammate in 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 26

Sainz denies Toro Rosso decision already made

Carlos Sainz jr has denied he already knows he will make his F1 debut with Toro Rosso next year.

Carlo Sainz Jr Spanish and French media reports have suggested team owner Red Bull has now decided to replace the experienced Jean-Eric Vergne with the Spanish rookie in 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 25

Sainz waits for imminent Toro Rosso announcement

Carlos Sainz jr says he hopes Toro Rosso will shortly announce his 2015 debut.

Carlos Sainz champion The major Spanish sports newspapers AS and Marca are separately reporting that the 20-year-old has been selected by Dr Helmut Marko to race alongside fellow rookie Max Verstappen next year. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 24

Toro Rosso tipped to announce Sainz this week

Carlos Sainz jr could be unveiled within days as Toro Rosso’s new driver for 2015.

Carlos Sainz champion That is the claim of the Spanish sports daily Marca, following reports in Abu Dhabi at the weekend that Jean-Eric Vergne now seems resigned to leaving Faenza after three full seasons with the Red Bull-owned junior team. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 23

Vergne set for Toro Rosso exit – reports

Jean-Eric Vergne appears to have missed out on a Toro Rosso seat for 2015.

2014-06-07_1014 Prior to Sebastian Vettel’s shock Red Bull exit, Frenchman Vergne had already been left out of junior team Toro Rosso’s plans for 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 14

Sainz may be shock contender for McLaren seat

Carlos Sainz jr may have emerged as a shock candidate to be Fernando Alonso’s teammate next year

Carlos Sainz Jr The Red Bull-backed rookie Spaniard now appears out of the running to make his debut for Toro Rosso next year, with the energy drink company likely to instead pair the young Max Verstappen with the more experienced Jean-Eric Vergne. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 08

Alonso says ‘there is life after Ferrari’

Fernando Alonso remains the big player as the F1 driver ‘silly season’ reaches its climax for another year.

2014-09-04_0187 - Scuderia Ferrari - Italy - Fernando Alonso Further down the grid, the field of 2015 is now beginning to shape up.  Lotus is set to keep Romain Grosjean, and Jean-Eric Vergne is getting one more year at Toro Rosso. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 07

Lotus set to announce Grosjean for 2015

Lotus is set to announce that Romain Grosjean is staying with the Enstone team in 2015.

2014-06-07_0899 Just a week ago, the Frenchman was saying he had the power to step out of his contract and move to a bigger team. But a lot – albeit all apparently behind the scenes – has changed in the intervening days, including reports that Fernando Alonso is definitely heading to McLaren-Honda. Read the rest of this entry »

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