Tag Archive: Max Chilton

Sep 15

Bianchi future unclear amid Marussia uncertainty

Jules Bianchi has revealed he is not sure he will still be driving for Marussia beyond 2014.

IMG_4100 The 25-year-old Frenchman, who is the cream of Ferrari’s driver development ‘academy’, has impressed since debuting last year with the backmarker team. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 07

Post-race rumours rock Monza paddock

F1’s 2015 ‘silly season’ is no longer just about the drivers.

2014-06-08_0747 Now, it is major rumblings about the teams themselves that are making waves as the sport packs up after Lewis Hamilton’s win at Monza. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 04

Busy Monza weekend kicks off on Thursday

“Beautiful battle”

GP2 - Monza Not surprisingly, a big crowd gathered in the press conference room at Monza as hostilities resumed between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg.
Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 03

Ferrari customers behind in engine payments

Ferrari’s customer teams are behind in payments to the Maranello marque.

2014-06-05_0106 Referring to engine customers Sauber and Marussia, team boss Marco Mattiacci is quoted by the Swiss newspaper Blick: “They are behind in their payments.” Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 23

Chilton fumbles as F1’s next ‘pay-drivers’ line up

“What everyone seems to think has happened is not the case”

IMG_6058 He didn’t want to say the words, but Max Chilton insists a Marussia kerfuffle in Belgium should not be interpreted as a simple ‘pay-driver’ in distress. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 22

Marussia hits reverse on Chilton seat swap

Marussia F1 Team information

2014-03-16 - Marussia F1 Team - Australia - Max Chilton (1)Following a change in circumstances and with the approval of the Stewards of the Meeting, Max Chilton will be the nominated driver for the duration of the Belgian Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 21

Troubled Marussia ‘sells’ Chilton’s seat to Rossi

Kamui Kobayashi is not the only F1 regular sitting out this weekend’s fabled Belgian grand prix.

2014-07-24 - Marussia F1 Team - Alexander Rossi Joining Caterham stand-in and 32-year-old rookie Andre Lotterer on the Spa-Francorchamps grid will be another F1 newcomer, 22-year-old Californian Alexander Rossi. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 21

Alexander Rossi to race for the Marussia F1 Team in Spa

Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium

2014-07-24 - Marussia f1 Team - Alexander Rossi 01 The Marussia F1 Team will provide Alexander Rossi with the opportunity to make his Grand Prix debut at this weekend’s Belgian Grand Prix in Spa-Francorchamps. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 26

‘Silly season’ strikes F1 throughout 2014 grid

The rumour went full circle in the space of a couple of days

2014-07-20 - 99005 - Red Bull Racing - Daniel Ricciardo The unofficial ‘silly season’ has officially hit F1, as talk of a move to Mercedes for world champion Sebastian Vettel buzzes the paddock. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 18

Raikkonen hits back at calls for Hockenheim ban

Kimi Raikkonen has hit back after critics called on him to be banned for his British grand prix crash.

2014-06-29 - Goodwood Festival of Speed - Kimi Raikkonen (6) The Finn has recovered from a bruised ankle, knee and ribs after the 47G crash at Silverstone, in which Felipe Massa was also involved and Max Chilton’s head narrowly avoided a flying tyre. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 10

Dominant Mercedes to lose ‘extreme’ Fric advantage

Lewis Hamilton left Silverstone without making a single comment to the media after testing on Wednesday.

2014-06-08_0644 He might have been advised to steer a wide course around the ‘Nico Rosberg is not German’ controversy. But there could be another issue he – and Mercedes – were keen to swerve. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 08

Lauda slams ‘balls out’ Raikkonen for Brit GP crash

Kimi Raikkonen will sit out the post-British grand prix test, after his high speed crash on Sunday.

2014-06-29 - Goodwood Festival of Speed - Kimi Raikkonen (4) Sharing the Ferrari duties at Silverstone instead will be Pedro de la Rosa and the Maranello marque’s junior driver Jules Bianchi, who races in F1 for Marussia. Read the rest of this entry »

May 11

GP2 field faster than F1 backmarkers in Spain

Formula one is not the loudest spectacle in Spain this weekend.

GP2 - Jolyon Palmer (DAMS) The feeder series GP2, still powered by naturally-aspirated V8 engines, is making more noise in Barcelona than the newly-quiet ‘hybrid’ grand prix machines. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 03

Caterham not just after ‘quick money’ – Frijns

Last year, he bobbed around in GP2 and as a Sauber test driver

2014-03-02 - Caterham F1 Team - Bahrain - Robin Frijns Robin Frijns claims it is rare to find a middle-ranked team that wants to take on a third driver who doesn’t substantially ‘pay’. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 30

Marussia’s day begins just as Red Bull’s ends

Still no sign of 2014 Marussia

10 - Marussia F1 TeamHours after Marussia’s expected debut, the team’s 2014 car finally emerged from the Jerez pitlane late on Thursday afternoon. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 30

Marussia F1 Team to begin testing the MR03 in Jerez

Next generation

10 - Marussia F1 Team The Marussia F1 Team will be targeting the first milestone of its fifth season of Formula 1 competition today, when it plans to commence on-track testing with the MR03, the Team’s all-new challenger for the 2014 season, at the Circuito de Jerez in Spain. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 13

Marussia, Lotus hit back at 2014 doubts

Marussia has hit back at suggestions it might be in dire health.

2013-03-23 - Marussia F1 Team - Malaysia - Jules Bianchi(1) The backmarker team’s place on the newly-released official 2014 entry list was marked with a conditional asterisk. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 11

Marussia F1 Team retains Max Chilton for a second season

Max is back

10 - Marussia F1 Team Formula 1 fans attending the Autosport International Show at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham today were among the first to hear the Marussia F1 Team’s announcement that it will retain Max Chilton for a second season.

Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 11

Champion Vettel to race number 5 in F1 career

Many of the race numbers had already been divulged by drivers

2013-11-17 - Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel -  (7) F1’s governing body on Friday revealed the race numbers drivers on the 2014 grid have picked for the rest of their grand prix careers. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 21

Gutierrez stays at Sauber, Kobayashi to Caterham?

Esteban Gutierrez, and his Telmex backing, are staying at Sauber in 2014.

2013-02-23 - Sauber F1 Team - Barcelona - Esteban Gutierrez 01 With Adrian Sutil already signed, the news completes the Swiss team’s driver lineup for next year, even though it was earlier believed Russian Sergey Sirotkin was a key part of a crucial investment deal. Read the rest of this entry »

Older posts «