Tag Archive: Lewis

Aug 11

Gasly still waiting on Toro Rosso F1 promotion decision

The reigning GP2 Series champion was tipped to move into F1 this season

GP2 - Pierre Gasly (PREMA Racing)Pierre Gasly says he remains fully focused on a graduation to F1 next season with Scuderia Toro Rosso but admits he is no closer to knowing whether Red Bull will indeed promote him. Read the rest of this entry »


Mar 29

Wolff on Bottas – Now it is about joining the dots together

Bottas is still developing but is sure he will ‘join the dots’ and get the most from the car

20170326-097Valtteri Bottas performed to expectations ‘under a lot of pressure’ in his first race as a Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 driver, according to team boss Toto Wolff. Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 04

Lewis and Mul set for IMSA campaign in Lamborghini Huracàn GT3 as Forza Motorsport joins Change Racing 

Full season drivers Corey Lewis and Jeroen Mul joined by Kaz Grala and Brett Sandberg in Rolex 24

Lewis and Mul Set for IMSA Campaign in Lamborghini Huracàn GT3 as Forza Motorsport joins Change Racing  New Change Racing partnership with Forza Motorsports/Turn 10 Studios features branding and content integration with XBOX; Existing programs with Monster Energy, Orion Lighting, Lamborghini Carolinas continue in 2017. Read the rest of this entry »


Aug 30

Wolff: Verstappen refreshing but dangerous like Senna

“You can clearly see some guys around him are starting to think twice on how to overtake him”
2016-07-09-Saturday-0106 Toto Wolff says Max Verstappen’s recent surge through the ranks in F1 reminds him of Ayrton Senna and has called him ‘refreshing but dangerous’ after his latest on-track clashes. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 16

Renault: 2017 drivers need to lead team

“A driver is not only about performance, but about being capable of leading a team”
2016-07-13-F1 Test-0105 Renault F1 team principal Frederic Vasseur has offered tentative support to current drivers Kevin Magnussen and Jolyon Palmer as the manufacturer begins deliberations over its line-up for the 2017 F1 season.
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Jun 07

Wolff: No breathing space due to threatening Red Bull

“There remains room for improvement in our reliability”
Toto Wolff says Mercedes left Monaco having seen ‘the very real threat from Red Bull’ and feels with previous mistakes still fresh in the memory his team has no room for further error heading to Canada.
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Sep 17

Highs and lows in 2014 for new Merc reserve Wehrlein

Pascal Wehrlein’s 2014 has had both its dizzying highs and its appalling lows.

2014-09-15 - Mercedes AMG Petronas - Pascal Wehrlein (1) The high has been the last few weeks — the teenaged German became the youngest ever DTM winner at the Lausitzring last weekend, mere days after making his F1 test debut with his employer Mercedes.
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May 06

Mercedes working with F1 psychologist – report

Former professional soccer player Dr Ceri Evans

2014-04-20 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - China Mercedes has turned to a psychologist to help the dominant team cope with its championship campaign in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »


Mar 11

Red Bull boss Christian Horner is predicting an all-Mercedes silver duel for the 2014 title.

Horner tips Mercedes driver for 2014 title

2014-03-01 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Bahrain - Sebastian Vettel - Christian Horner “Lewis (Hamilton) and Nico (Rosberg) — who else is there?” he is quoted by the Times after a disastrous winter for reigning quadruple world champions Red Bull. Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 28

Webber predicts early retirement for Vettel

“He’ll probably take a blast in the red car, then sayonara.”

2013-10-13 - Red Bull Racing - Mark Webber - Sebastian Vettel Mark Webber has predicted an early retirement for his former teammate Sebastian Vettel. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 25

Tears and anger as 2013 season closes in Brazil

“Yeah, a very good finish to my career”

Mark Webber - thank you - photo Getty ImagesPopular Mark Webber raced into F1 retirement with one final show of irreverence, completing his lap on the way to the Interlagos podium without the protection of his helmet. Read the rest of this entry »


Mar 15

Pecking order becomes clearer in Melbourne

After three hours of running in Melbourne, the fog of the winter pre-season has finally begun to clear.

2011-03-26 - Force India F1 Team - Australia - Adrian Sutil 042011-03-26 - Force India F1 Team - Australia - Adrian Sutil 07Lotus, like Mercedes and Ferrari, looks quite competitive, but “The front row will be all Red Bull,” said Romain Grosjean. Lewis Hamilton agreed: “They (Red Bull) have obviously been sand-bagging the whole time in winter as expected. Read the rest of this entry »


Jul 20

McLaren plays down team boss change rumours

Ron Dennis might return to the helm

2011-03-26 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Australia - Ron Dennis 022011-06-10_1129McLaren on Wednesday played down speculation there might be a change of leadership at the very top of the famous British team.

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Dec 15

Alguersuari says 2011 Toro Rosso deal ‘100 per cent’

“I want to be with Red Bull (Racing) and I’d like to be there in two years.”

2010-11-06 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - Jaime Alguersuari 42010-11-13 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - Jaime Alguersuari 3Jaime Alguersuari has revealed he has “no idea” why the recently published FIA entry list does not feature his name. But the Spaniard is quoted by the sports newspaper Marca as insisting he will be on the 2011 grid next March at the wheel of a Toro Rosso. Read the rest of this entry »


Mar 19

Lewis Hamilton wax figure unveiled

Depicting him holding his helmet and gloves

A lifelike statue of reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton was unveiled by London’s Madame Tussauds wax museum on Wednesday. Read the rest of this entry »