Tag Archive: Robert Kubica

Jan 25

Kubica crashes out

The Pole, who won four stages during the first three days, was reported to have suffered brake failure

Robert Kubica retired from Rallye Monte-Carlo after crashing his Ford Fiesta RS as he crossed the finish line of the penultimate stage on Sunday morning. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 19

Rallye Monte Carlo: Kubica to use Pirelli tyres for 2015 WRC

Robert Kubica will join Martin Prokop and Lorenzo Bertelli in using Pirelli tyres for the 2015 World Rally Championship season

Robert Kubica - Pirelli Monte-Carlo Kubica will lead Pirelli’s challenge in the 2015 World Rally Championship after opting to switch from Michelin rubber ahead of the new season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 18

First view: Kubica’s 2015 Fiesta RS

This is the new livery that Robert Kubica’s Ford Fiesta RS will carry at the season opening Rallye Monte-Carlo [22-25 January].

WRC logo The predominantly grey scheme replaces the red, white, blue and silver design of 2014. One constant is the branding of Kubica’s long-time backers, Polish oil company Lotos. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 24

Kubica commits to WRC in 2015

The 30-year-old Grand Prix winner will again drive a Ford Fiesta RS WRC

FIA ERC 2013 SATA Rallye Acores Robert Kubica action image Robert Kubica has ended months of speculation about his future by confirming today that he will remain in the WRC in 2015 and will tackle every round of the Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 10

Enstone Eras: Part Two

In the second of three parts we look back at our closer association with Renault
04 - Lotus F1 TeamIn the second of three parts we look at our closer association with Renault, when the team was known as the Renault F1 Team. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 04

Robert Kubica nets late win at Monza

Kubica led by 2.8sec in his Ford Fiesta RS WRC

Robert Kubica outpaced Moto GP legend Valentino Rossi over the final speed test to win the non-championship Monza Rally on Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 22

Weber doubts Vettel can handle Ferrari ‘pressure’

Michael Schumacher’s former manager doubts Sebastian Vettel can emulate the F1 legend’s success at rebuilding a beleaguered Ferrari team.

2014-10-11 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Russia - Sebastian Vettel (15) Willi Weber, also known as the lucrative ‘Mr 20 per cent’ after brokering Schumacher’s mammoth Ferrari contracts, is worried quadruple world champion Vettel’s personality might not be as suited to the task. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 20

Surgery could put Kubica return back on track

More surgery on his injured arm could lead Robert Kubica back to formula one.

FIA ERC 2013 SATA Rallye Acores Robert Kubica action image The Pole was becoming so established as a rising great talent in F1 that by 2011 he was being mentioned as Fernando Alonso’s next teammate at Ferrari. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 30

Mercedes driver needle heads into Silverstone

Heading into his home race at Silverstone, the pressure is on Lewis Hamilton.

2014-05-22 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Monaco - Nico Rosberg - 0028 He may have the fastest car in the field, but so too does Mercedes teammate and championship leader Nico Rosberg, who successfully broke the Briton’s early-season four-race winning streak.
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Apr 10

F1 return still ‘impossible’ for now – Kubica

“The limitations have made my life more difficult”

DTM - AMG Mercedes C-Coupe - Robert Kubica (5) Robert Kubica has revealed his physical limitations are still standing in the way of his return to formula one. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 02

FIA ERC Rally Liepaja day two report

2014 FIA European Rally Championship, round two of 12

FIA ERC 2014 Rally Liepaja Craig Breen day two action image Lappi lands Latvia ERC gold as Černy bags ERC Junior spoils. Russian star Gryazin earns Colin McRae ERC Flat Out Troph. Serious competition as ERC Junior begins in Latvia. Robert Kubica is the inaugural ERC Ice Master. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 21

Ferrari denies wanting weight limit increase

“The argument that bigger drivers are disadvantaged is only an excuse”

2013-11-01 - Scuderia Ferrari - Felipe Massa 02 Ferrari has denied rumours it was among the teams who wanted the minimum weight limit to be further increased for 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 17

‘Fear’ doesn’t explain Massa’s decline – Kubica

“It’s a complex subject.”

FIA ERC 2013 SATA Rallye Acores Robert Kubica action image Robert Kubica, whose F1 career was ended by serious injuries almost three years ago, does not think “fear” led to the decline of outgoing Ferrari driver Felipe Massa. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 13

Kubica insists F1 return not impossible

Robert Kubica has admitted it is unlikely he will ever return to formula one.

Robert Kubica - photo © ANDRE LAVADINHO - Citroën Racing Media Ferrari boss Stefano Domenicali admitted recently that, prior to the Pole’s horror rally crash of early 2011, Kubica was a front runner to become a driver for the fabled Italian team. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 28

Red Bull has EUR 25,000 less for jagermeister party

FIA decided against an harsher penalty “due to the special circumstance”.

2013-10-13 - Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel - 99023Red Bull will have EUR 25,000 less in its coffers for the championship party in Abu Dhabi, after the FIA toasted Sebastian Vettel’s title win on Sunday with a penalty. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 23

Ferrari admits it wanted Kubica

“Yes, we were keeping an eye on him.”

FIA ERC Rally Islas Canarias Robert Kubica imageStefano Domenicali has admitted Ferrari was targeting Robert Kubica for a future seat until his career-altering rally crash of 2011. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 05

Kubica admits multiple days in Mercedes simulator

“I have the feeling that Mercedes is happy with what I have been doing.”

FIA ERC 2013 SATA Rallye Acores Robert Kubica action imageRobert Kubica has revealed he has tested multiple times at the wheel of Mercedes’ formula one driver simulator at Brackley. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 24

Live Eurosport coverage of ERC Rally Poland to thrill fans around the world

Tens of thousands of spectators are expected to flock to Poland

Robert Kubica - photo © ANDRE LAVADINHO - Citroën Racing Media Fans of the FIA European Rally Championship will be able to savour more exhilarating television coverage when Eurosport Events produces four stages of LOTOS 70th Rally Poland for live broadcast this autumn. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 24

Kubica insists no plans for F1 test return

“I still don’t have enough mobility in my right arm (for F1)” – Kubica.

FIA ERC Rally Islas Canarias Robert Kubica imageRobert Kubica insists he is not pushing for a formula one track test, even though he is 80 per cent ready to return to the pinnacle of motor sport. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 22

Ogier peerless in Sardinia (+result)

Fourth World Rally Championship victory of the season

Sébastien Ogier - photo © FRANCOIS BAUDIN - DPPI Sebastien Ogier claimed his fourth World Rally Championship victory of the season today after leading Rally Italia Sardegna from start to finish in a Volkswagen Polo R. Read the rest of this entry »

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