Tag Archive: Salzburger Nachrichten

Nov 19

Webber not surprised at Vettel switch

Mark Webber has backed his former Red Bull teammate Sebastian Vettel’s move to Ferrari

Mark Webber- Vettel - photo © JEAN MICHEL LE MEUR - DPPI The duo shared a famously tense relationship whilst paired together, but Australian Webber has hailed quadruple world champion Vettel’s talent since retiring from F1. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 19

Today’s F1 ‘is not racing’ – Webber

Mark Webber has admitted he is concerned about the road on which F1 has turned

2013-11-17 - Red Bull Racing - Mark Webber (1) Ahead of the radically-new turbo V6 era, the Australian veteran called time on his F1 career and switched to the increasingly popular Le Mans with Porsche. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 15

Mercedes working hard on 2015 car – Wolff

Mercedes is already hard at work on the championship-winning 2014 car’s successor.

2014-07-19_0914 - Mercedes AMG Petronas - Germany - Toto Wolff “The departments have already changed over,” said team boss Toto Wolff, after the Brackley based team celebrated its constructors’ championship triumph in Russia with three full grand prix weekends still to spare this year. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 13

No team orders as Red Bull concedes title for Ricciardo

“Team orders at this point don’t make much sense.”

2014-10-11 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Russia - Daniel Ricciardo (5) Red Bull has decided against boosting Daniel Ricciardo’s slim championship hopes by making departing Sebastian Vettel the team ‘number 2’. Read the rest of this entry »


Jun 08

Renault to have ‘new power unit’ in 2015

The tension between the world champion team Red Bull and its engine supplier Renault remains high.

IMG_4664Before the Montreal weekend, the French marque’s Remi Taffin announced that, in Canada, the Renault V6 would finally reach “100 per cent” of its potential. Read the rest of this entry »

May 13

‘No one’ ready to succeed Ecclestone – Mateschitz

Dietrich Mateschitz claims formula one is staring into the abyss.

2012-02-09 - Red Bull Racing - Adrian Newey - Dietrich Mateschitz On Tuesday, F1’s long-time chief executive and ‘supremo’ Bernie Ecclestone will be back in a Munich courtroom, battling for his future and freedom over the Gerhard Gribkowsky bribery affair. Read the rest of this entry »


May 12

Dietrich Mateschitz, Red Bull’s low profile team owner, has renewed his attack on the new face of formula one

Mateschitz renews attack on ‘new’ F1

2012-05-13 - Spanish Grand Prix 2 0230 The Austrian billionaire has already been highly critical of the sport’s radical new rules for 2014, featuring turbo V6 engines and restrictions on the use of fuel. Now, he has told Salzburger Nachrichten newspaper: “We have a plethora of regulations, restrictions, rules, penalties. Read the rest of this entry »


May 11

Wolff not interested in ‘one night stand’ Alonso

Mercedes has closed the door on Fernando Alonso.

2014-05-09 - Scuderia Ferrari - Spain - Fernando Alonso 01 Swirling rumours in the Barcelona paddock suggested the increasingly-frustrated Spaniard may have looked into whether there could be a place open at the dominant Brackley team for 2015. Read the rest of this entry »


Apr 05

Webber tips Red Bull to win Monaco

Mark Webber has tipped Red Bull to win next month’s Monaco grand prix.

2014-03-30 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Malaysia - Sebastian Vettel - Daniel Ricciardo (3) The Australian, who retired from formula one in 2013 after a seven-year stint with the reigning world champions, acknowledged that for now, dominant Mercedes will continue to lead the way at grands prix. Read the rest of this entry »


Feb 26

Marko not sure Red Bull crisis near end

“We are in complex difficulties”

2013-06-09_0078 After the dizzying heights of utter domination late last season, Red Bull finds itself in deep crisis just two weeks before the 2014 opener. Read the rest of this entry »


Feb 10

Planning ‘all in place’ for Austria GP – Mateschitz

“We are striving for a perfect race weekend with sold out grandstands”

Red Bull Ring logo Austria’s return to the F1 calendar this year is on track, Red Bull supremo Dietrich Mateschitz says. Read the rest of this entry »


Feb 01

Mateschitz blames Renault, not team, for Red Bull crisis

“But Renault is coming again, the only question is when.”

2014-01-30 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel (28) Team owner Dietrich Mateschitz is keeping his calm, despite a nightmarish opening test of 2014 for the reigning world champions Red Bull. 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 »


Aug 05

Summer break a ‘win’ for F1’s hard workers

“Life in formula one is a life of self-denial”

2013-06-09_1037F1’s ‘summer break’ is a rare slice of relief for the sport’s hard-working men and women. Read the rest of this entry »


Jul 24

Red Bull must clear hurdles for Austria GP return

Red Bull needs to clear some hurdles before the Austrian grand prix can go ahead in 2014.

Red Bull Ring logoThe energy drink company and Bernie Ecclestone announced on Tuesday that an agreement to stage a race mid next year at the former A1-Ring, now called the Red Bull Ring, has been reached. Read the rest of this entry »


Apr 21

Pole sitter Nico Rosberg is not confident he will win Sunday’s Bahrain grand prix.

Rosberg on pole but not favourite in Bahrain

2013-02-07 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Jerez - Nico Rosberg 01The German acknowledged that while his Mercedes is quick over a single lap, it might burn through Pirelli’s heavily-degrading tyres faster than his rivals in the race. Read the rest of this entry »


Apr 18

Webber to talk with Mateschitz on Monday – report

“There’s also a lot of nonsense being peddled” – Webber

2013-04-13 - Red Bull Racing - China - Mark Webber (6)Mark Webber on Thursday refused to specifically deny reports he is set to quit formula one and spearhead Porsche’s Le Mans prototype project next year. Read the rest of this entry »


Mar 19

Vettel quiet as contract extension reports gain speed

“I never have anything to say about contracts.” – Vettel

2012-11-25 - Red Bull Racing - Brazil - Sebastian Vettel (2)Yet another Austrian newspaper is reporting that Sebastian Vettel has extended his contract with Red Bull through 2016. Read the rest of this entry »


Mar 13

Experts doubt Vettel to make Ferrari switch

A trio of experts do not believe Sebastian Vettel will switch to Ferrari any time soon.

2013-03-03 - Red Bull Racing - Barcelona - Sebastian Vettel (8)2013-03-03 - Red Bull Racing - Barcelona - Sebastian Vettel (7)One of them is the reigning world champion’s own boss, Red Bull magnate Dietrich Mateschitz. “Right now it’s not a problem,” the Austrian billionaire told Salzburger Nachrichten newspaper. Read the rest of this entry »


Mar 11

Webber not Vettel’s number 2 – Mateschitz

He might have won the last three world championships on the trot, but Sebastian Vettel is not Red Bull’s number 1 driver.

2013-03-03 - Red Bull Racing - Barcelona - Mark Webber (1)2013-02-23 - Red Bull Racing - Barcelona - Sebastian Vettel (2)That is the claim of team owner Dietrich Mateschitz, the Austrian billionaire who said Vettel’s veteran teammate Mark Webber will continue to enjoy equal status in 2013. Read the rest of this entry »


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