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Oct 27

F1 set for three-car teams as more risk collapse

F1 risks sliding into crisis and having to reinvent its very DNA as struggling backmarker teams begin to succumb to collapse.

2014-06-08_0747 HRT folded in 2012, and now F1’s two other newest teams Caterham and Marussia are in the throes of financial administration. Organisers of next weekend’s US grand prix look set to welcome just 9 teams to an 18-car grid, unprecedented since BAR-Honda was banned for a time almost a decade ago.
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Oct 01

Honda hits back after F1 delay reports (+photo)

Honda has apparently hit back at rumours its 2015 F1 programme is facing delays.

2014-01-16_0495Italy’s Autosprint reported on Tuesday that, despite making an audacious bid to lure Fernando Alonso to McLaren for 2015, the Japanese manufacturer is three months behind in the development of its all-new turbo V6 ‘power unit’. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 29

Verstappen passes medical and waits for license

Max Verstappen is clearing every hurdle as his fast-track to formula one leads to this weekend’s Japanese grand prix.

2014-08-22 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - Max Verstappen (4) The Dutchman’s ultimate seventeenth birthday present this week will be the Friday morning practice session at Suzuka, ahead of his full race debut in 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 17

Vettel ‘most expensive item’ at Red Bull – Marko

Contract negotiations between reigning world champion Sebastian Vettel and Red Bull may now be in full swing.

2014-07-06 - 99352 - Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel On Tuesday, rampant speculation that the German could be about to complete a ‘seat swap’ with Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso for 2015 was denied. “There is nothing new,” Vettel told Sport Bild.  “I have a contract with Red Bull and I’m happy where I am.” Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 24

Red Bull taking over Renault’s F1 electric development

Red Bull is getting deeply involved with the improvement of engine partner Renault’s F1 project.

2014-07-19 - 99025 - Red Bull Racing - Daniel Ricciardo Deeply frustrated with the French marque’s start to the new V6 turbo era, Red Bull forced a restructuring at Renault, involving the return of boss Cyril Abiteboul. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 21

Vettel admits new fuel gave no boost in Germany

Renault’s works partner Total would deliver a 12 horse power boost

2014-06-07_0952 New fuel did not give Red Bull the boost it was hoping for in Germany, world champion Sebastian Vettel has admitted. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 16

Ask Alex: Alex Lynn – GP3 Hockenheim preview

“I hope to build on my series lead”

GP3 - Alex Lynn portrait We’re into a really busy part of the GP3 Series season now, and our next stop is this weekend at Hockenheim for the German Grand Prix support races.

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Jul 02

Vettel could chase ‘fast car’ to Ferrari – Ecclestone

Switching to Ferrari could be a way for Sebastian Vettel to kick-start his F1 career, according to Bernie Ecclestone.

IMG_6051 After winning four consecutive world championships, the German has stumbled in 2014. And it’s not just Red Bull’s fault, as Vettel has struggled even to keep up with his new teammate Daniel Ricciardo, who has stunned the entire world of F1 with his form. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 08

Red Bull confirms new agreement with Newey (update)

Red Bull has come up with a cunning plan to keep Adrian Newey

2014-03-30 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Malaysia - Adrian Newey Red Bull is pleased to confirm that it has extended its successful relationship with Adrian Newey with a new multi-year agreement. Read the rest of this entry »

May 22

Newey moves to end Ferrari switch rumours

Adrian Newey has played down reports he is thinking about a switch to Ferrari.

2014-03-01 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Bahrain - Adrian Newey - Sebastian Vettel Two weeks ago in Barcelona, F1’s most highly paid and rated engineer sounded equivocal amid rumours Ferrari is prepared to ‘break the bank’ to lure him from Red Bull. Read the rest of this entry »

May 14

Vettel’s old chassis was ‘bent’ – report

“The chassis he (Vettel) used in the first four races was in fact crooked.”

2014-05-09 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Spain - Sebastian Vettel (9) The chassis used by Sebastian Vettel in the first four races of 2014 was bent, according to Germany’s Auto Motor und Sport. Read the rest of this entry »

May 13

Red Bull not giving up 2014 battle – Mateschitz

Red Bull will not give up the battle for the 2014 title.

2014-05-09 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Spain - Daniel Ricciardo (10) That is the reigning world champions’ order straight from the top, despite some predicting that Mercedes’ can achieve the unprecedented feat of winning every single grand prix this season. Read the rest of this entry »

May 13

Ferrari wants Brawn, Bell and Newey – report

“It is rumoured Brawn, Bell and Newey could bring order to Ferrari’s technical department,”

2014-04-20 - Scuderia Ferrari - China (1) Bob Bell could be the next piece of the puzzle, as Ferrari looks to end its slump and return to the top of formula one. Already reported by multiple authoritative sources is that the fabled Maranello team is prepared to ‘break the bank’ and sign Red Bull’s Adrian Newey, who is already paid a rumoured $12 million per year. Read the rest of this entry »

May 12

Newey not ruling out Ferrari switch

Adrian Newey has refused to categorically rule out a future move to Ferrari.

2014-03-30 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Malaysia - Adrian Newey Rumours in the Barcelona paddock at the weekend suggested the fabled but struggling Italian team had renewed its big-money offer to sign Red Bull’s highly coveted technical boss. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 28

Hamilton tells Vettel to ‘show leadership’

“When it comes to the crunch, you are able to show that leadership to your team”

2014-04-20 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - China - Lewis Hamilton (4) Lewis Hamilton thinks the time is right for Sebastian Vettel to “show his leadership” at world champion team Red Bull. The Milton Keynes based team has been pushing to emerge from its pre-season crisis involving troubled engine supplier Renault. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 26

Marko suspects ‘crack’ in Vettel’s car

Sebastian Vettel will definitely be at the wheel of a new ‘Suzie’ for the start of the European season.

2014-04-20 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - China - Sebastian Vettel (3) Earlier this week, we reported that Red Bull was looking into whether an underlying fault with his 2014 car was contributing to the reigning world champion’s struggle to keep up with teammate Daniel Ricciardo. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 23

Red Bull tells rivals to ‘shove Mercedes star’

Reigning world champions Red Bull have told Mercedes to “shove that three-pointed star”.

2014-04-20 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - China - Daniel Ricciardo (6) Last week, Mercedes argued in Paris that rival Red Bull’s appeal against the Melbourne disqualification actually deserved a three-race ban. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 19

McLaren taking Red Bull dispute to high court – Dennis

“We don’t see there is any case to answer” – Horner

2014-03-17 - McLaren Mercedes - Australia - Ron Dennis 01Ron Dennis on Saturday confirmed McLaren will likely take its dispute with world champions Red Bull all the way to the High Court. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 18

No customer teams in 2015 – Honda

So far, Honda has only said it will be McLaren’s works supplier in 2015

2014-01-16_0493Honda’s F1 boss on Friday said the Japanese marque will not supply any customer teams when it returns to the sport next year. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 28

Red Bull’s fuel flow problems continue in Malaysia

The ‘fuel flow’ saga is continuing in Malaysia

2014-03-16 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Australia - Daniel Ricciardo 99007 The Times newspaper reports that, after Daniel Ricciardo’s disqualification in Melbourne, Red Bull spent over $130,000 on five brand new FIA-mandated Gill sensors for the Sepang race. Read the rest of this entry »

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