Tag Archive: Sky Sports News

Jan 31

Mansell: McLaren’s struggles show ‘something wrong’ with F1

“We’ve got a backlog of drivers wanting to come into F1, we need more manufacturers, at least 26 cars”

1981_12NigelMansellLotus-Cosworth11992 world champion Nigel Mansell believes there is “something wrong” with Formula 1 when teams such as McLaren are unable to be competitive, calling on Liberty Media to make the series more evenly-matched and balanced. Read the rest of this entry »


Mar 18

Bernie Ecclestone wanted one more year running F1

“I would have asked them to work with me for a bit”

2016-06-09_0398Ex-Formula 1 CEO Bernie Ecclestone would have liked to spend one more year in the role before handing the running of the sport over to Liberty Media, but has no hard feelings over his departure. Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 16

Bottas Mercedes deal poised to be confirmed

Despite the offer of Wehrlein, Williams is set to call upon Felipe Massa to replace Bottas and partner rookie Lance Stroll
2016-07-13-F1 Test-0014 Valtteri Bottas’ much speculated move to Mercedes could be announced this week as Claire Williams confirmed Williams Martini Racing won’t stand in a way of his deal with the title winning team. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 10

Red Bull problems ‘nothing major’ – Horner

“There’s a few things we needed to tighten up on our side but nothing major”

2014-01-30 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel (7) Christian Horner has played down fears of a Red Bull crisis, insisting the problems with the new RB10 are “nothing major”. Read the rest of this entry »


Aug 24

‘Random’ F1 order now fading in 2012 – Davidson

That is the view of former Super Aguri driver Anthony Davidson, who now works as a television pundit for the British broadcaster Sky.

Anthony Davidson 2012-02-10Anthony Davidson  20100102This week, Mercedes team boss Ross Brawn was quoted by Reuters as saying F1 “must make sure” that the “random factor” seen earlier in 2012 is not permanent. Briton Davidson, however, thinks the problem is already fading. Read the rest of this entry »


May 23

Amid Mercedes rumours, di Resta eyes ‘great car’

Paul di Resta has hinted he would leap at the chance to replace Michael Schumacher at Mercedes.

2012-04-15 - Sahara Force India F1 Team - Chinese Grand Prix - Paul di Resta 012012-04-15 - Sahara Force India F1 Team - Chinese Grand Prix - Paul di Resta -  Anthony HamiltonThe German marque’s Brackley based chief executive Nick Fry this week earmarked impressive Force India driver di Resta, earlier a Mercedes protege, as an ideal successor should Schumacher not stay beyond his 2012 contract. Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 16

Ferrari not ruling out Ferrari future for Newey

“I think that Adrian Newey showed his capability in a fantastic way in the last couple of years” – Domenicali

2011-06-10_01562010-11-13 - Red Bull Racing - Dr Helmut Mark - Stenafo Domenicali - Christian HornerStefano Domenicali has hinted Adrian Newey might be targeted for a role at Ferrari — but the marque’s president Luca di Montezemolo sounds less keen. Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 12

Cloud still hangs over Trulli’s 2012 seat

A cloud still hangs over Jarno Trulli’s race seat at Caterham for 2012.

2011-10-29 - Team Lotus - India - Jarno Trulli 032011-10-29 - Team Lotus - India - Jarno Trulli 02In September last year, the Malaysian team – then known as Team Lotus – inked a new contract for the forthcoming season with the 37-year-old Italian.

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