Tag Archive: Marc Gené

Sep 24

Over 25,000 people at Silverstone for the Prancing Horse

Ferrari Racing Days

frd uk 1---1Two beautiful sunny days made for an unforgettable. Ferrari Racing Days at Silverstone from Friday to Sunday. The main European event of the 2017 Corse Clienti season drew over 80 Ferraris including 488 Challenges, 458 Challenge EVOs, and the cars of the XX Programmes and F1 Clienti, including the F60 driven by Marc Gené during the F1 Show, to the venue of the British Formula 1 Grand Prix.

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Mar 23

Ferrari F1 test driver and 2009 Le Mans winner to provide exclusive content for Motorsport.com & Motor1.com readers in Spain

Marc Gené joins Motorsport Network as new Spanish market expert contributor

Marc Gené joins Motorsport Network as new Spanish market expert contributorMotorsport Network, the owner of Motorsport.com and Autosport.com, today confirmed it will supplement its recent launch of Motor1.com SPAIN with a content partnership across motoring and motorsport with Marc Gené, the veteran of a distinguished Formula One and sports car racing career.  Read the rest of this entry »


Apr 09

Moma Motorsport, a Spanish squad led by Carlos Molla, is looking with interest at a possible entry in the 2015 Auto GP championship

Moma Motorsport looks forward to 2015 Auto GP season

In his 30-year experience in motorsport, Molla worked alongside top-class professional divers like Felix Porteiro, Ander Vilarinho, Antonio Garcia, Dani Clos and F.1 stars like Marc Genè, Fernando Alonso and Robert Kubica. 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 06

Finali Mondiali: A great end with the Ferrari Show

200 Ferraris from different eras swarmed onto the track

Finali Mondiali - Abu Dhabi (1) This week’s Finali Mondiali, held for the first time outside Europe, in Abu Dhabi, ended with a day of exciting racing and a demonstration featuring everything that’s best about the world of Ferrari.

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Jun 27

Ferrari tester insists Alonso ‘happy’ in red

Ferrari test driver Marc Gene has played down reports Fernando Alonso could be considering a move for 2015.

2014-06-07_0342 Spaniard Alonso, regarded as perhaps the very best driver in F1 today, has been mentioned along with fellow champions Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton as McLaren seeks a truly top driver to spearhead its new Honda era beginning next year. Read the rest of this entry »


Feb 15

Shell showcases Scuderia Ferrari at Johannesburg Street Circuit demonstration

Marc Gené took to the specially designed temporary track

2013-05-17 - Scuderia Ferrari - Marc Gené 2 Today South Africa became the focal point of the international motorsport world when Shell brought Scuderia Ferrari to Johannesburg for a Ferrari Formula One™ street demonstration as part of the Shell V-Power Nitro+ Festival. Read the rest of this entry »


Feb 05

Ferrari confirm F1 test trio

Ferrari has announced a trio of F1 test drivers for 2014

2014-01-24 -  Scuderia Ferrari - F14 T (2) Existing trio Pedro de la Rosa, Marc Gene and Davide Rigon are all staying put, the Italian team said. Read the rest of this entry »


Feb 03

Shell to showcase a Scuderia Ferrari car at Johannesburg Street Circuit demonstration

Marc Gené will take part in the street demonstration

Shell logoTo celebrate the launch of Shell V-Power Nitro+ Shell South Africa will present Scuderia Ferrari test driver Marc Gené at the Shell V-Power Nitro+ Festival on 15 February, starting at 09:00.  Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 04

Ferrari tester tips 2014 advantage for Red Bull

“There will always be continuity” – Gene

2012-06-09_0188Ferrari’s test driver has admitted Red Bull will enter the 2014 season with a technical advantage, despite the radical new regulations. Read the rest of this entry »


Sep 02

Ferrari Racing Days Hockenheim

A huge success

Ferrari Challenge logoThe sun shone on the final day of Ferrari Racing Days at the Hockenheim Circuit where the crowds numbered over 5,000.

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May 17

Scuderia Ferrari Marc Gené and Luca Marmorini star at Shell Eco-marathon

One of the world’s most original & challenging student innovation competitions

2013-05-17 - Scuderia Ferrari - Marc Gené 3Scuderia Ferrari test driver Marc Gené joined more than 3,000 aspiring engineering students yesterday at the Shell Eco-marathon in Rotterdam, Netherlands.  Read the rest of this entry »


Apr 26

Ferrari ‘calm’ despite troubled start – Gene

“I think this year we will fight until the end for both championships”

2012-06-09_0188Despite a mixed start to the 2013 campaign for Ferrari, test driver Marc Gene insists the mood at Maranello is “calm”. Read the rest of this entry »


Mar 04

Red Bull bluffing or struggling as new season looms

As the sun set on the final day of pre-season testing late on Sunday, the words on everyone’s lips were Mercedes and Red Bull.

2013-03-03 - Red Bull Racing - Barcelona - Sebastian Vettel (10)2013-03-03 - Red Bull Racing - Barcelona - Sebastian Vettel (2)“Everyone is saying that this Mercedes is fast.  Consistently fast,” said respected Auto Motor und Sport correspondent Michael Schmidt. Red Bull’s Dr Helmut Marko added: “(It is fast) at least on one lap.  But at least we do have to take them really seriously.” Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 29

Villeneuve to commentate for Italian TV

Jacques Villeneuve will be back at the grands prix in 2013.

2012-11-01-00282012-08-16_0029Reporting from a launch event at Monza, the Italian press said the 1997 world champion has signed up with Sky Italia to commentate during live broadcasts at all races this season. Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 18

Massa not worried about growing ‘Alonso factor’ at Ferrari

Felipe Massa insists he is not worried about the apparently ever-greater influence wrought by his teammate Fernando Alonso at Ferrari.

2012-11-16_00212012-06-08_0294Brazilian Massa hit such a low-point in his career early last year that, this week, he admitted that as Ferrari considered who to replace him with, he thought about quitting the team and formula one. Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 10

Gene inks new Ferrari test driver deal

Marc Gene has signed up for yet another year as a Ferrari test driver.

2012-06-09_0188Marc Gené  Doha (photo - Ferrari)Although now spearheading the F1 role with an Audi sports cars endurance seat, Gene has inked a new one-year Ferrari contract for 2013, Switzerland’s Speed Week reports. Read the rest of this entry »


Dec 03

Ease of Vettel’s titles ‘abnormal’ – Gene

Fernando Alonso was “undoubtedly” the best driver of the 2012 season, according to fellow Spaniard and Ferrari test driver Marc Gene.

2012-11-17_00382012-06-09_0188“The ease with which Vettel has won his titles is abnormal,” the former Minardi driver is quoted by EFE news agency. “For me the best driver this year was undoubtedly Fernando, getting thirteen out of twenty podiums.” Read the rest of this entry »


Dec 03

Cuquerella hints HRT adventure definitely over

HRT’s technical director Toni Cuquerella has acknowledged that the Spanish team’s F1 foray is now over.

11 - HRT F1 Team2012-03-06 - HRT F1 Team - F112 05It was believed the team’s departing owner Thesan Capital had set an end-of-November deadline for a new buyer to be found. Indeed, as November became December over the past weekend, the FIA published the official 2013 entry list, and it made no mention of HRT. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 12

Bianchi tests Ferrari improvements for Alonso

Ferrari is still pushing hard to give Fernando Alonso a title-winning Ferrari for the final back-to-back head-to-head with Sebastian Vettel.

Jules Bianchi  2011-12-04Ferrari - Jules Bianchi 1With Red Bull and Vettel’s qualifying problems allowing Alonso to claw back 3 points in Abu Dhabi, the Spaniard is still 10 points adrift with just Austin and Brazil to go. And with the red F2012 still not a match for the Adrian Newey-penned RB8, Alonso said after finishing second in Abu Dhabi: “We need to keep working and in Maranello they work day and night to bring new parts.” Read the rest of this entry »


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