Tag Archive: Michael Schumacher

Apr 13

Alonso: If I can’t beat Schumacher, I want to be a complete racer

“I will go with my best and full commitment to win the race”

20170323-032Fernando Alonso has revealed he is setting his sights on victories in the Indy 500 and the Le Mans 24 Hours to prove he is a ‘complete racer’ in the absence of establishing himself as a more coveted F1 driver than seven-time champion Michael Schumacher. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 29

‘Schumacher’s legacy still felt in F1 today’ – Brawn

Ex-Mercedes boss Ross Brawn says Michael Schumacher’s legacy continues to be felt in Formula One

'Schumacher's legacy still felt in F1 today' - BrawnSchumacher, who suffered serious head injuries in a skiing accident three years ago today, is statistically the best-ever driver in F1, with the German having claimed 91 wins and seven Drivers’ titles. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 24

Recharged Rosberg using Spa ‘like a clean slate’

With F1 returning to action at Spa
2016-07-08-Friday-0062 Nico Rosberg says he’s keen to put the opening half of the 2016 F1 championship behind him and wants to use the Belgian Grand Prix as a fresh start in his bid to slash Lewis Hamilton’s points lead. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 31

Over 20 000 spectators for Ferrari Racing Days Sochi

Goodbye Sochi!

Over 20 000 spectators for Ferrari Racing Days Sochi (1) The first Ferrari Racing Days event in Russia was completed today with a record of spectators. Over 20,000 turned out between Saturday and Sunday, confirming the passion of Russian people for motorsport and the world related to the Prancing Horse.

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Jul 19

Mark Webber’s memories Nürburgring

A happy hunting ground in the past, Mark shares his best memories of the Nürburgring

24 Hours of Le Mans - Mark Webber’s memories When I was doing Formula Ford in Australia I remember watching one particular race on TV. It was the 1995 European F1 GP at the Nürburgring where Michael Schumacher won on the last few laps against Jean Alesi. Jean was driving for Ferrari and Michael was in the Benetton and he passed him on the outside of the last chicane on the second to last lap in wet conditions. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 07

British GP podium miss ‘really hurts’ – Button

“It really hurts but I can’t do anything about that right now so you’ve just got to take it”
2016-06-10_0070 Jenson Button says it pains him to not have a victory or podium result at the British Grand Prix during his Formula 1 career and admits it is a tall order to achieve the feat this year. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 05

Ferrari Racing Days will take place at Sochi Autodrom

The event is organized by SMP Racing, Ferrari Racing Days’ promoter is the company “Sportkontsept”.

Ferrari Racing Days - Japan Ferrari Racing Days will be held at the Sochi Autodrom for the first time in Russia from July 29 to August 1 – race weekend in which motorsport fans will be able to see the famous race – Ferrari Challenge Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 01

Rosberg on top as Verstappen clatters kerbs

Drivers experimented with the track limits and the new yellow sausage kerbs
2016-06-10_2991-14-32-41 Nico Rosberg has stamped his authority at the top of the times on the opening free practice session at the Red Bull Ring by diving under the lap record while drivers tested the limits on the new sausage kerbs. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 14

24 Hours of Le Mans: Mark Webber’s memories

Ahead of the season highlight at Le Mans, Mark shares some of the memories he has of the race

24 Hours of Le Mans - Mark Webber’s memories I think I first heard about Le Mans in the mid 1980s, when the Rothman Porsches were dominating with Derek Bell and Jacky Ickx. As a young boy you remember those famous Le Mans cars probably more than the drivers or the race. I knew that a lot of ex F1 drivers went across throughout the nineties and that Michael Schumacher raced at Le Mans with Mercedes in 1991. I locked onto the race pretty late but before I knew it I was there myself. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 02

Formula V8 3.5: School of champions

Six different winners in six different races. Nine drivers alternating in the podium.

SCHOOL OF CHAMPIONSBut Tom Dillmann has managed to escape the front of the championship. His only secret is the regularity. Most drivers say they do not think about the title or the championship. They pose the season race by race. As Michael Schumacher defends “records and titles are not the target, but the consequence of a job well done” Read the rest of this entry »

May 03

WEC: Mark Webber’s Memories – Spa

Spa is a favourite for many drivers and has provided for some exciting racing in the past

Mark Webber Spa is not only one of Mark’s favourite circuits, he also has great memories of watching one particular race growing up and notching up his first, big international win there. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 17

Schumacher manager calls for ‘support and patience’

“Of course, Michael is not here and of course we miss him”

Sabine Kehm manager  Michael Schumacher “We know what has happened and cannot change it. We must accept it and hope that with continued support and patience, he will one day be back with us.” Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 11

Prost: F1 needs more open title fight

“Lewis should be the favourite for the championship again”

Prost: F1 needs more open title fightAlain Prost says F1 needs an open title battle and believes Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel could take on Mercedes duo Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 05

Schumacher condition ‘not good’ says di Montezemolo

Luca di Montezemolo on Michael Schumacher – “I have news and unfortunately it is not good…”

2012-06-10_1346 The condition of seven-time F1 world champion Michael Schumacher is ‘not good’, according to former Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 01

McLaren-Honda confirms Jenson Button for 2016

McLaren-Honda is happy to confirm that Jenson Button will race for the team in 2016

2015-10-01 - McLaren-Honda confirms Jenson Button for 2016Ron Dennis (Chairman & Chief Executive Officer) said: “Jenson and I have been discussing his plans in private for the past few weeks, and the fact that our talks have led to today’s announcement is very pleasing to both of us and will delight and motivate all at McLaren-Honda. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 27

Sebastian Vettel says equalling Ayrton Senna’s record of 41 career victories in the Hungarian Grand Prix is “something incredible”

Vettel: Equalling Senna record “something incredible”

Vettel: Equalling Senna record “something incredible”Sebastian Vettel: Mentioning Senna’s record is something incredible. I don’t know how to put this in words. I think nevertheless today is for Jules and his family.

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Apr 16

A ninth consecutive participation in the largest sporting event in the country

The Formula Tour 1600 again at the Canadian Grand Prix program

2014-06-08_0027The FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX DU CANADA is pleased to announce a ninth consecutive participation of North American drivers Formula 1600, the program’s most important sporting event in the country, 5, 6 and 7 June. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

Schumacher ‘sits in the sun’ – magazine

A German lifestyle magazine is being criticised for publishing a photo of Michael Schumacher on the cover of its latest issue.

2012-11-18_0006 Media insiders say the photo of the F1 legend, wearing sunglasses and a black winter jacket, may appear initially to be the first look at Schumacher since his horror skiing accident eleven months ago. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 24

‘Not possible’ to name Schu recovery date – manager

Michael Schumacher’s manager Sabine Kehm says it is “not possible” to talk about how long it will take the F1 legend to recover.

Michael Schumacher - Deutsche Vermogensberatung Speaking with the German broadcaster RTL, however, she said she is happy that the earlier media storm surrounding the seriously injured former Mercedes and Ferrari driver has now calmed down. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 20

Scuderia Ferrari welcomes Sebastian Vettel

The driver line-up next season will consist of Kimi Raikkonen and Sebastian Vettel.

IMG_3788 Scuderia Ferrari announces that it has reached an agreement of three years duration with Sebastian Vettel, who will drive for the team as from the 2015 season.

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