Tag Archive: Queens Park Rangers

Jul 01

Fernandes to confirm Caterham team sale this week

But now, team sources are spilling the beans behind the scenes.

IMG_5846 Ever since team founder and main backer Tony Fernandes departed Twitter with the message “F1 hasn’t worked”, Caterham has been officially silent. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 27

Jordan tells friend Sauber to sell F1 team

Eddie Jordan has urged Peter Sauber to follow him into F1 retirement.

2013-06-06_0170 Actually, having sold his Silverstone based team back in 2005 that today is called Force India, Irishman Jordan is now an outspoken expert pundit for British television. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 25

Fernandes not responding to Caterham sale reports

Tony Fernandes is not responding to reports he plans to sell Caterham.

2014-01-26 - Caterham F1 Team - Tony Fernandes 01 Ten days ago, we reported paddock rumours that the backmarker team, which may be behind in its engine and gearbox payments to suppliers Renault and Red Bull, could be losing the support of its founder. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 31

Jarno Trulli has announced plans to sue Caterham team owner Tony Fernandes.

Trulli to sue Caterham’s Fernandes

2011-07-24 - Team Lotus - Germany - Jarno Trulli 02At the end of 2011, with a firm contract for 2012, the Italian reportedly agreed to vacate his race seat to make room for the well-funded Russian Vitaly Petrov. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 01

Caterham not affected by owner’s football woes – report

“The two businesses have always been run separately”

2013-03-15 - Team Caterham - AustraliaTeam owner Tony Fernandes’ struggling football club will not affect his formula one team Caterham, an insider has insisted. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 22

Fernandes to ‘eventually’ step down as Caterham boss

Caterham owner Tony Fernandes has admitted the team’s latest recruit could “eventually” take over as boss.

2011-05-22 - Team Lotus - Spain - Tony Fernandes 012011-04-16 - Team Lotus - China - Bernie Ecclestone - Tony FernandesThe team announced on Friday that Cyril Abiteboul, until now the deputy managing director at engine supplier Renault, has signed up as Caterham’s chief executive. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 15

Team Lotus boss to buy Ecclestone’s QPR stake

Ecclestone reportedly did not return calls on Sunday.

2011-04-16 - Team Lotus - China - Bernie Ecclestone - Tony FernandesBriatore QPR footYet another F1 name is being linked with Queens Park Rangers (QPR), the London football club that will contest the 2011-12 Premier League. The Financial Times (FT) and The Observer report that Tony Fernandes, owner and team principal of Team Lotus, is set to buy 51 per cent of the club from F1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone.

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Aug 11

F1 figures react to London riots

“Keep your heads down, stay safe and remember it’s a minority.  Most people are decent.”

Flagworld - F1Riot police in front of burning buildingAs the F1 world slumbers in August, some of the sport’s figures have reacted in horror to the situation on the streets of London. Swarms of English youths this week have been violently rioting, vandalising and looting, triggering Pirelli boss Paul Hembery to call for a “tough” response.

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Dec 17

Briatore sells QPR share to majority owner Ecclestone

It was earlier believed that both Briatore and Ecclestone were keen to sever their ties with QPR

Flavio Briatore - Bernie EcclestoneBernie Ecclestone has reportedly bought Flavio Briatore’s share of Queens Park Rangers and now owns the “majority” of the London football club. It was earlier believed that both Briatore and Ecclestone were keen to sever their ties with QPR, with Force India boss Vijay Mallya close to buying the club. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 08

Briatore hints at F1 return ‘after 2012’

Flavio Briatore has admitted he might return to formula one after 2012.

The Italian, who turns 60 in a few days, successfully overturned the FIA’s imposition last year of a lifetime ban, but the governing body is now working on an appeal. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 22

More negative headlines for Flavio Briatore

Briatore’s lawyer did not reply to a request for comment.

Even in the wake of ‘crashgate’ and the ensuing saga about his motor racing ban, Flavio Briatore is still making headlines for the wrong reasons. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 13

Briatore confirms not rushing for F1 return

Flavio Briatore has confirmed reports that he is in no rush to return to the F1 paddock.

While the overturning of the Italian’s motor racing ban is being appealed, the FIA has confirmed that Briatore-managed drivers like Mark Webber will be granted licences to race this year. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 12

Briatore linked with Italian football role

Flavio Briatore has been linked with a high profile role in the world of Italian football.

The Italian gossip website Dagospia said the 59-year-old Italian, ousted from his role as Renault’s team boss over the crashgate scandal last year, could take over from Jean-Claude Blanc as president of the famous club Juventus. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 20

Football League also waits on Briatore action

The Italian has this week commenced legal action against the FIA

UK soccer’s governing Football League on Tuesday said it will wait on the outcome of Flavio Briatore’s court action against the FIA before making its own decision about the future of the disgraced former Renault boss. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 21

Briatore plays Santa in Kenya

Flavio Briatore should have been wearing a Santa’s beard

When he touched down for Christmas on the coast of Kenya. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 04

F1’s Mallya to join football foray

Announcement expected as early as next week

Another formula one luminary looks set to get behind the London football club Queens Park Rangers. Read the rest of this entry »

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