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Feb 11

Red Bull ‘best’ after first pre-season test – Lauda

Felipe Massa, who clocked the fastest overall time at last week’s Jerez test, has declared the Ferrari F138 “better” than its predecessor.

2013-02-08 - Red Bull - Jerez - Sebastian Vettel (7)2012-06-10_0512“It’s more consistent, better in braking, in and out of the corners and easier to understand,” he is quoted by Brazil’s O Estado de S.Paulo newspaper. The Italian team’s experienced new test driver Pedro de la Rosa, who tried the 2013 car on Friday, agreed: “The car is well balanced and responds well to changes.” Read the rest of this entry »


Sep 28

Massa says Ferrari’s 2013 decision coming soon

With the 2013 grid now coming together, Felipe Massa said on Friday he has a good chance to stay at Ferrari.

2012-09-22 - Ferrari - Singapore - Felipe Massa 012012-09-22 - Ferrari - Singapore - Felipe Massa 05After McLaren and Mercedes announced their driver lineups for next year, Brazilian Massa was asked about the latest speculation that he is heading for a new Ferrari contract. Read the rest of this entry »


Sep 18

Alonso better than great Schumacher – Briatore

Flavio Briatore, who has won titles with both drivers, believes Fernando Alonso is better than Michael Schumacher.

2012-07-21 - Ferrari - Germany - Fernando Alonso 03Piquet Briatore Alonso“He (Alonso) is the best of the last 20 years,” said the former Benetton and Renault boss, whose two-decade timeline would take F1 back to the Senna era. Read the rest of this entry »


Sep 09

Kubica eyes 2014 for F1 return

Robert Kubica said on Saturday he could be back in F1 in 2014.

2012-05-13 - Spanish Grand Prix 1 01112011-07-30 - Lotus Renault GP - Hungary - Robert Kubica 01After almost two years out of the limelight following his horror rally crash of early 2011, the Pole is finally back in action this weekend at another minor Italian rally. Read the rest of this entry »


May 09

Ferrari men know Spain crucial for title

Ferrari’s title tilt could hinge on the competitiveness of the updated F2012 this weekend in Barcelona.

2012-04-22 - Bahrain Grand Prix - Scuderia Ferrari - Felipe Massa 012012-04-22 - Bahrain Grand Prix - Scuderia Ferrari - Fernando Alonso 04“What I want is to have a competitive car in Barcelona,” insisted the famous Italian marque’s president Luca di Montezemolo on Tuesday. “That’s what I’ve asked for,” he is quoted as saying by Brazil’s O Estado de S.Paulo newspaper. Read the rest of this entry »


Feb 06

Teams to blame for ‘ugly’ field of 2012 – Whiting

The teams are to blame for the ‘ugly’ 2012 cars seen so far, according to FIA technical delegate Charlie Whiting.

2008-06-05_0049Flagworld - F1Of the five new cars seen already, the Ferrari, Lotus, Force India and Caterham models feature a radical ‘stepped’ nose. Though the new McLaren sports a sleeker line, the less attractive solutions are a quirk of the 2012 rules.

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Jan 12

Rossi wants to ‘be like Schumacher’ in decade

MotoGP great Valentino Rossi has admitted he admires Michael Schumacher’s sporting longevity.

Valentino Rossi 2011-02-082011-10-29 - Mercedes GP Petronas F1 Team - India - Michael Schumacher 01Seven time world champion Schumacher retired from formula one at the end of 2006 but returned three seasons later with Mercedes, where in 2012 he will attempt to add a first podium to the dazzling tally of his initial career.

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Sep 17

More Ferrari visits add fuel to Briatore rumours

Rumours linking Flavio Briatore with Ferrari have shifted into a higher gear.

2010-09-13 - Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro - Fernando Alonso 10In July, it emerged that the disgraced, ousted and banned former Renault boss had visited the famous Italian team’s Maranello headquarters. The visit unleashed a flood of rumours, including talk of a possible consultancy role with Ferrari. Read the rest of this entry »


Jul 27

Ferrari can ‘relax’ ahead of World Council – Briatore

“I don’t believe Ferrari did anything wrong”

Piquet Briatore AlonsoFlavio Briatore does not think Ferrari will be heavily punished by the FIA for the Hockenheim team orders affair. The governing body is set to consider the matter no later than September 10 at its scheduled World Motor Sport Council meeting in Como, Italy. Read the rest of this entry »