Tag Archive: Nicolas Todt

Nov 14

Massa happier after leaving Ferrari – manager

Felipe Massa’s manager says the Brazilian has rarely been happier in formula one

2014-06-07_0301 That is despite being ousted by the iconic team Ferrari at the end of last season, after an eight-year tenure that almost netted him the 2008 title. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 07

F1 waiting on official news about Bianchi

The worried world of F1 is still waiting for more news about Jules Bianchi.

2014-02-19_0005 - Marussia F1 Team - Bahrain - Jules Bianchi While protagonists argue about the rights and wrongs of his terrifying collision with a recovery vehicle on Sunday, the talented 25-year-old remains critically ill in the Mie hospital about 15 kilometres from Suzuka. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 05

Bianchi in surgery for ‘severe head injury’ – FIA

Jules Bianchi is undergoing surgery for a “severe head injury”, F1’s governing body has announced.

2014-06-05_0125 At the same time, the French driver’s father has told the L’Equipe sports daily that his son is in a “critical” condition at the Mie hospital near Suzuka. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 05

Bianchi not ruling out ‘2015’ Ferrari race seat

Jules Bianchi is no longer ruling out a move to Ferrari for 2015.

2014-06-04_0318 Recently, after an impressive Ferrari test at Silverstone in injured Kimi Raikkonen’s place, the Frenchman admitted that a race seat with the Italian team “is not the plan for next year”. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 26

Bianchi hopes to ‘ride wave’ to better team

The task now for Bianchi’s manager, Nicolas Todt, is obvious.

2014-03-02_0056 - Marussia F1 Team - Bahrain - Jules Bianchi Marussia crowned its hero Jules Bianchi in Monaco, after the French driver on Sunday delivered the backmarker team its first-ever F1 points. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 14

Vandoorne to replace Button ‘possible’ – Dennis

That is the admission of returned McLaren supremo Ron Dennis

GP2 - ART Grand Prix - Stoffel Vandoorne McLaren could oust Jenson Button at the end of 2014 and replace him with the team’s next young development driver talent. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 20

Massa hid Williams talks from manager

Williams asked him not to involve his manager Nicolas Todt

2014-01-30 - Williams F1 Team - FW36 - Pat Symonds - Felipe Massa Felipe Massa kept his talks with Williams last year secret even from his own manager. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 23

McLaren, Honda deal with GP2 team confirmed

Nicolas Todt’s outfit to house and nurture burgeoning McLaren and Honda-linked young drivers

2013-06-07_0731 ART duly announced on Thursday that McLaren junior Stoffel Vandoorne will race for the team this yearAs predicted, it was confirmed on Thursday that McLaren and its 2015 engine partner Honda have teamed up with the top GP2 outfit ART. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 23

McLaren, Honda to work with top GP2 team – report

McLaren is set to join forces with a leading GP2 team, according to reports in France.

2013-03-23 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Malaysia - Jenson Button 03 RMC Sport claims ART, headed by FIA president Jean Todt’s son Nicolas, will become the GP2 team to house and nurture McLaren and its 2015 engine partner Honda’s burgeoning young drivers. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 14

Maldonado visits Sauber’s Hinwil base – report

Pastor Maldonado has leapt into contention for a Sauber seat in 2014.

2013-06-06_0061Blick newspaper’s veteran F1 correspondent Roger Benoit reports that the Venezuelan, whose lucrative backer PDVSA has already exited its deal at Williams, “was at Hinwil” this week. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 12

More news will follow now that Felipe Massa has been signed up by Williams for 2014

After Massa signing, ‘more news’ to follow – Williams

2013-06-09_0014“It is very exciting for us to be able to confirm our 2014 driver lineup as part of a number of announcements we will be making over the coming weeks,” said the British team’s deputy boss Claire Williams. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 25

Massa management denies Williams deal done

Speaking in India, Maldonado did little to quell the speculation

2013-09-07 - Felipe Massa - 0008A member of Felipe Massa’s management team has denied as “fantasy” reports the Brazilian has penned a five-year Williams contract. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 18

Maldonado exit opens Williams door for Massa – reports

Williams admits it has a problem

2013-06-06_0061 Pastor Maldonado’s exit at Williams could pave the way for Felipe Massa, the Brazilian newspaper O Estado de S.Paulo is reporting. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 04

Toro Rosso an option for Massa – Ecclestone

Toro Rosso could even be an option for Felipe Massa in 2014.

2013-05-23 - Toro Rosso - Monaco - Jean-Eric Vergne (6)That is the claim of F1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone, who has previously admitted he is trying to help Massa find a seat next year, in order to maintain a Brazilian presence on the grid. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 18

Leaving Ferrari ‘the best move’ for Massa

Leaving Ferrari could be the best thing for Felipe Massa.

2013-06-09_1286That is the opinion of a growing number of figures, after the Italian team decided to replace the long-serving Brazilian with Kimi Raikkonen for 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 17

Massa has edge on Hulkenberg for Lotus seat

“In 2014, experience will be more important than speed”.

2013-06-09_0846Lotus is weighing up between Nico Hulkenberg and Felipe Massa to complete its 2014 driver lineup. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 16

For the first time in more than 40 years, F1 could be without a Brazilian driver in 2014

Fittipaldi tips ‘another team’ to sign Massa

2013-06-09_0026Felipe Massa has lost his seat at Ferrari, but his manager Nicolas Todt is hoping Lotus will sign him as Kimi Raikkonen’s replacement. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 13

Bottas not eyeing Lotus vacancy

“For me it would be better to stay at Williams”

2013-06-08_1136Valtteri Bottas has counted himself out of the running to replace his Finnish countryman Kimi Raikkonen at Lotus. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 12

Lotus admits Massa ‘on the list’ to replace Raikkonen

“Felipe Massa is also available, so he is inevitably on the list.”

13-06-08_0089Felipe Massa has leapt into contention to replace the Ferrari-bound Kimi Raikkonen at Lotus. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 07

Bianchi’s manager hints at second season at Marussia

“It shows Marussia has ambition and they will have a better car in the future.”

2013-06-05-0178Nicolas Todt, who is Jules Bianchi’s manager, is not ruling out a second consecutive season at Marussia for the French driver. Read the rest of this entry »

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