Tag Archive: Pérez

Jul 16

Hamilton dominates British GP as late drama strikes Ferrari

Lewis Hamilton eased to his fifth British Grand Prix victory on Sunday at Silverstone

2017-06-11_1674With one of the most comfortable displays of his Formula 1 career, leading home Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas. Read the rest of this entry »


Sep 21

Perez’s place at McLaren not safe for 2014

“The contract is done, we are just finalising the final dots”

2013-06-09_0551Just because Fernando Alonso has played down the McLaren rumours, it doesn’t mean Sergio Perez’s place at the British team is now safe. Read the rest of this entry »


Jun 27

Mark Webber on Thursday said he could have stayed in formula one if he had wanted

Webber had options to stay in F1

2013-06-09_0395The 36-year-old Australian announced earlier that he is leaving Red Bull and retiring from the category at the end of the year to join Porsche’s new Le Mans foray. Read the rest of this entry »


May 01

Hard racing ‘should not be punished’ – steward Salo

“But while Perez drove pretty aggressively, it was good racing”

Sergio Perez - Jenson Button - photo © FREDERIC LE FLOC'H - DPP Mika Salo has gone some way to confirming reports FIA stewards are being lenient on F1 drivers’ on-track behaviour in 2013. Read the rest of this entry »


Dec 17

Hamilton has started work at Mercedes

Lewis Hamilton has already started work at Mercedes.

Mercedes AMG - photo - Mercedes AMG2012-11-03 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Abu Dhabi - Lewis Hamilton 19Britain’s Sun newspaper said that although the 2008 world champion remains under contract to McLaren for two more weeks, a “deal” has been agreed whereby the 27-year-old can at least meet his new engineers. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 22

Alonso would be champion in 2012 Sauber – Piquet jr

Fernando Alonso’s former teammate thinks the Spaniard could have been this year’s world champion at the wheel of a Sauber.

2009-07-25 - Renault - Nelson Piquet 012012-11-16_0025Nelson Piquet jr, who was Alonso’s teammate at Renault in 2008 and 2009, thinks the 2012 Ferrari has been outclassed by the likes of Lotus and Sauber this season. Read the rest of this entry »


Jun 02

Perez too inexperienced for Ferrari – Montezemolo

Sergio Perez is not a leading candidate to replace Felipe Massa next season, Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo has said.

2012-04-15 - Sauber F1 Team - Chinese Grand Prix - Sergio Perez 032012-03-18 - Australian Grand Prix 2012 Sunday #5 843“We never take a decision before the second half of the season,” the Italian told Reuters. Montezemolo acknowledged Brazilian Massa’s surge of form in Monaco last weekend, amid speculation Sauber’s Perez – already the cream of Ferrari’s driver development programme – might nonetheless be fast-tracked into the race seat for 2013. Read the rest of this entry »


May 15

Massa’s F1 career on brink of collapse

Felipe Massa’s formula one career is on the brink of collapse.

2012-05-11 - Spanish Grand Prix 2382012-05-12 - Spanish Grand Prix a 0426Ferrari boss Stefano Domenicali left Barcelona insisting he expects the struggling Brazilian to “fight back starting in Monaco”. “We absolutely need his points to also fight for the constructors’ title,” he said. Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 04

Bianchi regrets Sauber debut not possible in 2012

Jules Bianchi has admitted a race seat at Sauber this year would have been a logical step for his motor racing career.

GP2 - Jerez - Lotus ART - Jules Bianchi Jules Bianchi  2011-12-04The Frenchman admitted to RMC radio that he is likely to play “an important role” in the paddock this season in order to push for his race debut in 2013.

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Apr 13

Montezemolo wants Alonso for PM, no job for Massa

Luca di Montezemolo has responded mischievously to speculation about his future in politics.

2011-01-29 - Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro 0017Fernando Alonso 2011-04-08It has been rumoured the Italian might hang up his hat as Ferrari president for a new calling, to which he told La Gazzetta dello Sport: “Me in politics?  Yes, with Alonso as prime minister. “I would have him because he has the strongest character and is optimistic but also a realist.” Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 07

Chandhok says he turned down HRT offer

Karun Chandhok claims he has turned down the chance to return to the F1 grid in 2011 with the HRT team.

GP2 - Scuderia Coloni - Karun Chandhok2010-06-13_0044With his Indian countryman Narain Karthikeyan in one seat, there is still a vacancy with the Spanish team but 2010 rookie Chandhok told the Indo-Asian News Service (IANS) that he “turned it down”. Read the rest of this entry »


Apr 23

Thomas Couyotopulo: “There’s only one winner. The rest need to improve.”

Racing Engineering’s Sporting Director Q&A

Thomas Couyotopoulo, Racing Engineering’s Sporting Director, has been with the Spanish squad since its inception. Having such a profound knowledge and understanding of the team based in Southern Spain, he analyzes the pre-season preparation and talks about his expectations for the upcoming 2010 season. Read the rest of this entry »


Mar 22

GP2 2010 – Still 7 seats available

The entry list for the 2010 Main Series so far

There are still 7 available seats for this year’s GP2 Main Series, and in the coming days (25-27th March) GP2 will start testing to prepare for the new season and hopefully most of the remaining seats will be signed. Both seats at Trident and both seats at Rapax (formerly Piquet GP) are still unsigned and so is one seat at Arden, Coloni and DPR. Read the rest of this entry »