Tag Archive: Martin Brundle

Oct 06

Questions being asked after Bianchi crash

“The light was low and the track was slippery and that’s why I was caught out” – Adrian Sutil

2014-02-19_0004 - Marussia F1 Team - Bahrain - Jules Bianchi With the extent of Jules Bianchi’s injuries still unclear, F1 is already turning its attention to the controversial circumstances surrounding his accident that stopped the wet Japanese grand prix on Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 27

Title battle sizzles in Hungary thriller

“I would like to be a fly on the wall in the Mercedes debrief room after the Rosberg-Hamilton episode”

2014-07-25 - Scuderia Ferrari - Hungary - Fernando Alonso 0 A thriller at the Hungaroring has thrown fresh fuel on the simmering relations between Mercedes’ championship rivals and teammates. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 24

Schumacher Benetton on display

At Goodwood Festival of Speed

Michael Schumacher 1992 Benetton B191B 1992 Benetton B191B on display at prestigious motorsport event. Also driven by Martin Brundle and Nelson Piquet in the 1990s now raced and maintained by United Autosports. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 21

Renault ‘definitely’ 2015 engine supplier – Marko

Red Bull will “definitely” be powered by Renault in 2015, Dr Helmut Marko insists

2014-06-07_0127 Reports emerged at the scene of the reigning world champions’ new home race on Friday that Red Bull really is considering splitting with its current engine supplier and building its own turbo V6. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 20

F1 to adopt standing re-starts in 2015

Hot on the heels of exhaust trumpets and titanium sparks, the latest radical F1 innovation has now emerged. 

2014-06-08_0764Multiple authoritative sources are reporting that, at last week’s F1 Commission meeting, it was agreed that standing re-starts will spice up the show from 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 10

Tata Communications launches The F1® Connectivity Innovation Prize to harness global brainpower

A global platform that will engage international brainpower

Tata Communications logo New global platform sees Tata Communications join forces with Formula One Management, the MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One™ Team and Martin Brundle to foster and reward connectivity innovation and creative thinking with a USD $50,000 bounty

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May 27

Webber-like luck ‘can’t go on’ – Vettel

After four consecutive world championships, Sebastian Vettel’s fall from grace has been swift in 2014.

2014-05-09 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Spain - Sebastian Vettel (3) Although a chassis change after China appeared to have worked for the German, Vettel’s troubles returned with a vengeance in Monaco, where poor reliability spoiled not only his qualifying, but also the race. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 17

Bernie Ecclestone is planning to launch a ‘masters’ series for former F1 cars and drivers

Ecclestone planning new F1 masters series

2012-06-10_0444 With drivers like Nigel Mansell, Emerson Fittipaldi and Riccardo Patrese at the wheel, ‘GP Masters’ was launched in 2005 but it folded after only 2 races. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 07

F1 to push ahead with making V6 engines louder

F1 will push ahead with trying to make the sport’s new turbo V6 engines louder.

2013-03-28 - Sahara Force India F1 Team - Mercedes-Benz engine In an interview with the British broadcaster Sky on Sunday, chief executive Bernie Ecclestone was told by former driver Martin Brundle that changing the sound would surely require a total engine “redesign”. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 30

F1 drivers’ extreme dieting in 2014 caused one racer to pass out in Malaysia, it emerges

F1 driver ‘passed out’ in Malaysia

2014-01-31 - Sauber F1 Team - Adrian Sutil (3) We reported on Saturday that some drivers are deliberately dehydrating, even at sweltering Sepang, in order to get the weight of their car below the legal 692kg limit. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 13

F1 stares into the unknown for 2014 revolution

F1’s all-new look has divided opinions

2014-03-02 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Bahrain - Sebastian Vettel - 99025Formula one is staring into the unknown as the sport’s revolutionary new era begins in earnest this weekend in Melbourne. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 17

Brundle slams Villeneuve for F1 ‘boot’

“They had privileged chances, success, cash.  Give something positive back”

2013-06-07_0020 Martin Brundle has scolded former F1 rival Jacques Villeneuve, after the 1997 world champion attacked the sport’s new V6 era. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 05

Stars of Formula 1 join forces for second zoom photographic charity auction

GMM is proud to support ZOOM

Adrian Newey A range of photographs taken by F1 drivers and team principals, to be auctioned on Friday for Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 04

No penalty after Vettel ‘donuts’ in Abu Dhabi

“That’s going to cost somebody some money.”

Sebastian Vettel - quadruple champion du monde F1Sebastian Vettel will not have to spend a penny after doing more victory ‘donuts’ in Abu Dhabi. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 14

Hot rumour – Hulkenberg’s future now secure

Hulkenberg gave nothing away

2013-02-23 - Sauber F1 Team - Barcelona - Nico Hulkenberg 01 The hot rumour at Suzuka after Sunday’s Japanese grand prix is that Nico Hulkenberg’s future is now secure. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 23

Webber takes penalty after riding on Alonso’s car

The 38-year-old said the penalty is “tough to take”.

Fernando Alonso - Mark Webber - photo Getty ImagesMark Webber will slide ten places down the Korea grid next weekend, after hitching a ride on the sidepod of friend Fernando Alonso’s Ferrari in Singapore. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 22

Vettel crushes rivals amid more booing in Singapore

“I think it’s not worth thinking about — in the end we love winning.”

2013-09-08- Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel - 99018Sebastian Vettel crushed his rivals on Sunday and tightened his grip on a fourth consecutive world championship — to yet another sea of boos. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 23

Silly-season spotlight shining on Ferrari

“We are calm, as our priorities are elsewhere.” – Domenicali

2013-06-07_0001Amid F1’s ‘silliest silly season’, even Fernando Alonso – with a long Ferrari contract – is being asked by reporters to reveal his cards for 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 25

John Surtees, F1’s 1964 world champion, has questioned Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton’s focus

F1 legend Surtees questions Hamilton’s focus

2013-06-09_0291Briton Hamilton, while regarded by many as perhaps the most naturally gifted driver today, has had a leaner period of success since winning the 2008 title in his second season. Read the rest of this entry »

May 12

Alonso happy in Spain but Pirelli to change tack

The victorious Spaniard finished three places ahead of Red Bull

2013-05-12 - Scuderia Ferrari - Spain - Kimi Raikkonen - Fernando Alonso - Stefano Domenicalli - Felipe MassaFernando Alonso thrilled his countrymen on Sunday as he took a big bite out of Sebastian Vettel’s championship lead at home in Spain. Read the rest of this entry »

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