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Luca di Montezemolo has hit back at suggestions he was ousted as Ferrari president because of the Italian team’s struggles.
“A lack of results?” the 67-year-old, who was replaced by Fiat’s Sergio Marchionne on Monday, reportedly told Italian television Rai on Wednesday. “Remember that since 1999 we won 14 titles in 15 years.
Red Bull is “well on the way” to achieving the same sort of “mythical status” as fellow grandee F1 teams like Ferrari.
That is the claim of Sebastian Vettel, who after winning his third consecutive drivers’ championship with the energy drink-owned team played down persistent rumours he could soon make the move to fabled Ferrari.
The sports daily Marca described the attitude as Alonso “seeing the glass half-full”.
Fernando Alonso kept up a positive outlook on Sunday despite some Italian newspapers describing Ferrari’s situation as a “crisis”. Melbourne qualifying confirmed the famous team’s winter woes, but Spaniard Alonso fared better in the race.
Self-interest may have motivated the new friendship between Fernando Alonso and Lewis Hamilton.
In 2007, the pair clashed spectacularly as McLaren teammates, and in the intervening years they have maintained a healthy distance. At the penultimate grand prix of 2011 in Abu Dhabi, however, the pair spent the days leading up to the event praising one another’s talents.
After a second consecutive race weekend marked by front wing “fluttering”, Ferrari insists it is at least now in good company.
Vettel’s Ferrari interest ‘very good’ – Agnelli
Sebastian Vettel is likely to break an almost twenty year old formula one record this year. In 1992, Williams’ Nigel Mansell started from the front of the grid no fewer than 14 times, and Vettel has already won 10 poles in 2011 with six races left to run.
“I think it would be very sad, and most unwise”
It would be “sad” and “unwise” if reports the BBC is considering dropping its live coverage of formula one in Britain are true. That is the claim of McLaren and FOTA chief Martin Whitmarsh, following the Sunday Times article about the broadcaster axing F1 after 2013 in order to save money.