Tag Archive: Kimi Raikkonen

Jun 26

Shell V-Power Nitro+ road fuel propels Räikkönen to top of iconic Goodwood Hillclimb

With the car also running on Shell Helix Ultra race lubricant with PurePlus Technology

2015-06-26 - Kimi Räikkönen drives up the iconic Goodwood Hillclimb in his Ferrari F10Former Formula One™ World Champion and current Scuderia Ferrari Driver Kimi Räikkönen demonstrated the performance of Shell V-Power NiTRO+ fuel on Friday 26 June with a thrilling display at the 2015 Goodwood Festival of Speed. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 23

Raikkonen’s Ferrari future to be decided by Marchionne

Maurizio Arrivabene says Kimi Raikkonen’s future at Ferrari will ultimately be decided by the firm’s president Sergio Marchionne

2015-06-07_1667 Maurizio Arrivabene says he won’t make the final decision on whether Kimi Raikkonen will stay with Ferrari next season, but insists the team is in no rush to determine his future either way. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 17

Räikkönen to return to Goodwood Festival Of Speed in 2015

Shell V-Power to fuel the Finn in a special one-off event on Friday 26 June

2015-06-07_0927 Shell will showcase its second year as fuel sponsor to the Goodwood Festival of Speed in 2015 with a special appearance from Formula One™ World Champion and Scuderia Ferrari driver Kimi Räikkönen. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 16

Lauda backs calls to make F1 ‘riskier’

“Only drivers with the highest driving skills – and I emphasise driving skills – should be in F1″

2015-06-07_1866 Niki Lauda: The most important thing, they must be again difficult to drive. When I switched from the Formula 2 to Formula 1, I crapped in my pants! Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 12

Raikkonen urges for a faster, more ‘dangerous’ F1

Kimi Raikkonen thinks a ‘more dangerous’ F1 will resonate with fans turned off by the current ‘slow’ cars and regulations

2015-06-07_1421Kimi Raikkonen believes Formula 1 needs to increase speeds and ramp up the ‘danger’ element if it is to win back fans following criticism it has become too slow. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 08

Canadian Grand Prix: The big race day

The Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix as lived from Flagworld

2015-06-07In the morning we were well prepared to catch super nice action shots of the start of the F1600 race, but unfortunately, faith decided otherwise since just a few meters after the cars started crossing the starting line, an accident happened at the very front of the field involving well known race Didier Schraenen and Olivier Bédard.

Flagworld photo album

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Jun 07

Canadian Grand Prix: Hamilton stays cool for Canadian GP win

Lewis Hamilton defies the race-long attentions of Nico Rosberg

2015-06-07_1899Hamilton’s fourth F1 win of the season in the Canadian Grand Prix.

Flagworld photo album

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Jun 06

Canadian Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton bounces back after FP3 woe

To claim his 44th career pole position at the Canadian Grand Prix

 

2015-06-06_1082 Full qualifying times for round seven of the 2015 Formula 1 World Championship (F1), the Canadian Grand Prix at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal.

Jun 05

Canadian Grand Prix: Hamilton beats the rain… then crashes in it

Lewis Hamilton proves fastest again in the dry half of FP2, only to crash into the barriers during a torrential downpour

 

2015-06-05_1298Lewis Hamilton maintained his place at the top of the timesheets during a weather-affected FP2 for the Canadian Grand Prix, despite ending his day in the barriers after an erroneous decision to head out on track during torrential rain.

Flagworld photo album

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Mar 12

Shell and Guy Grossi serve up technical dish to Vettel and Räikkönen

Shell V-Power is available at participating Shell Coles Express

2015-03-12 - Shell - Scuderia Ferrari - Sebastian Vettel - Kimi Räikkönen 01Ahead of the 2015 Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix, Shell invited Scuderia Ferrari drivers Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Räikkönen to taste an exclusive technical dish created by renowned Italian chef Guy Grossi. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 01

Scuderia Ferrari Barcelona Test, Day Four

Final day of testing in Barcelona
2015-02-27 - Scuderia Ferrari - Barcelona - Sebastian Vettel_0034This is the final day of winter testing in Spain for Scuderia Ferrari. Sebastian Vettel is at the wheel of the SF15-T and he is running a similar programme to the one tackled by his team-mate yesterday.

Feb 28

Scuderia Ferrari Barcelona Test, Day Three

Testing at the Montmelò circuit – 28 February 2015
2015-02-28 - Scuderia Ferrari - Barcelona - Kimi Raikkonen_0041Overall it hasn’t been a bad test since we covered a race distance today. Now we wait to go to Melbourne to see how we stand compared to the others. I wish to thank the Team for the work it has done during the winter

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Feb 27

Scuderia Ferrari Barcelona Test, Day Two

Testing at the Montmelò circuit

 

04 - Scuderia FerrariI drove more than two Grands Prix today, but I don’t know if I won one, that depends on what the others did! Jokes apart, it’s nice that at the final test we could cover more and more mileage.

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Feb 26

Scuderia Ferrari Barcelona Test, Day One

Testing at the Montmelò circuit

 

04 - Scuderia FerrariWe learned something today, even with a few issues which I am sure we can fix. This wasn’t an easy day for us as we spent time chasing our tails on an annoying reliability problems which by the end of the day we managed to put to bed, but that interrupted our programmes for the day quite considerably. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 25

Manor gearing up for Melbourne

Will Stevens announced as first race driver – Car at advanced stage of build

2015-02-25 - Manor - Will StevensThe Manor Marussia F1 Team is making huge strides towards the 2015 FIA Formula One World Championship season opener in Melbourne, Australia, in just over two weeks’ time. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 22

Scuderia Ferrari Barcelona Test, Day Four

Testing at the Montmelò circuit

2015-02-22 - Scuderia Ferrari - Barcelona - Sebastian VettelFirst of all, I’d like to wish Fernando a quick recovery. Luckily, we have already received some good news, so I hope he we’ll be back in top form at next week’s test. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 21

Scuderia Ferrari Barcelona Test, Day Three

Testing at the Montmelò circuit

2015-02-21 - Scuderia Ferrari - Barcelona - Sebastian Vettel This morning I was sleeping a bit and, coming out of the pits on cold tyres, I spun. The least I could do was help the guys clean all the gravel out of the car! Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 20

Scuderia Ferrari Barcelona Test, Day Two

Testing at the Montmelò circuit

2015-02-03 - Scuderia Ferrari - Jerez - Kimi Raikkonen (1)Today was not ideal, we had some small issues which prevented us from running as much as we wanted, but still we managed to do other stuff, try things and learn. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 19

Scuderia Ferrari Barcelona Test, Day One

It’s not that different from Jerez

Sebastian Vettel - Ferrari - photo Getty ImagesOverall we are content with the day, happy because the work we’ve been doing in learning how the car responds to set-up changes was very satisfactory, less happy with the laps count for the day

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Feb 04

Scuderia Ferrari Jerez Test, Day Four

“Over the winter, we have made a good step forward and this car is definitely an improvement over the 2014 one” – Kimi Raikkonen

2015-02-04 - Scuderia Ferrari - Jerez - Kimi RaikkonenWhen you bring a new car to the track, you’re always excited and worried and that is mixed with a profound hope that all the hard work of so many people will be rewarded with performance. If one makes a comparison to last year, these past few days of testing have produced encouraging signs.  Read the rest of this entry »

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