Tag Archive: Switzerland

Sep 11

Police enforcing calm around Schumacher home

Swiss police are enforcing calm around Michael Schumacher’s house.

Michael Schumacher - Deutsche Vermogensberatung This week, the F1 legend returned home to his estate on the shore of Lake Geneva following eight months in hospitals in France and Switzerland. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 07

Schumacher medical records suspect commits suicide

“We are stunned a shocked” – Sabine Kehm

2012-11-18_0006 The Michael Schumacher camp is “stunned and shocked” as the story of the F1 legend’s skiing crash and recovery took a tragic twist this week. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 25

Grosjean in no hurry to secure F1 future

With his Lotus future in doubt, Romain Grosjean could be eyeing a move up the formula one grid.

2014-06-07_0194 The Enstone based team is sticking with its other driver, Pastor Maldonado, whose sponsor PDVSA brings millions in crucial backing. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 21

Schu might return home this summer – report

“It is optimal” for patients like Schumacher.

Michael Schumacher - Deutsche Vermogensberatung Michael Schumacher might soon continue his rehabilitation at home, according to the Swiss newspaper Sonntagsblick. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 17

Caterham F1 Team restructuring (updated)

Caterham axes ‘at least 50′ F1 staff

11 - Caterham F1 TeamFollowing the first steps of restructuring, Caterham F1 Team has confirmed today that a number of new appointments have been made.

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Jul 08

Swiss company plays down involvement in Schu scandal

“As part of the organisation, a medical report was provided by the hospital in Grenoble.”

Michael Schumacher - Deutsche Vermogensberatung A Swiss helicopter company has played down reports it is at the centre of the scandal involving Michael Schumacher’s stolen medical report. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 05

Investors saved Caterham from Silverstone axe – Kolles

Caterham would not be at Silverstone if not for the team’s mysterious new owners.

2014-06-05_0110 That is the claim of Colin Kolles, well-known in the F1 paddock for leading backmarker teams including Midland, Spyker and HRT. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 01

Fernandes to confirm Caterham team sale this week

But now, team sources are spilling the beans behind the scenes.

IMG_5846 Ever since team founder and main backer Tony Fernandes departed Twitter with the message “F1 hasn’t worked”, Caterham has been officially silent. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 30

Report – ambulance staff photographed Schumacher file

Investigators may be even closer to solving the theft of Michael Schumacher’s medical records.

Michael Schumacher - Deutsche Vermogensberatung The Swiss newspaper Sonntagsblick reports that investigators are now looking elsewhere, having found that the doctor’s letter was not taken or copied by staff of the university hospital in Grenoble, where Schumacher was in a coma. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 19

‘Fight’ sticker to stay on Mercedes after Schumacher coma

The words ‘Keep fighting Michael’ are to remain on Mercedes’ dominant F1 car.

2014-05-09 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Spain - Nico Rosberg 02 The German squad – F1 legend Michael Schumacher’s last grand prix team during his 2010-2012 comeback – has been running the twitter hashtag on the cockpit of Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg’s silver W05 all year. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 18

Hospital admits Schumacher outcome uncertain

The hospital in Lausanne, Switzerland, has admitted F1 legend Michael Schumacher could be there for the “long haul”.

2012-06-10_1346 News that the great German had left Grenoble, where he has been in intensive care since his skiing fall in late December, and is no longer in a coma, was met with elation the world over. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 16

Mixed reaction to Monday’s Schumacher news

News on Monday that Michael Schumacher is out of his coma and hospital met a mixed reaction.

Michael Schumacher - Deutsche Vermogensberatung Overwhelmingly, the response was positive, with figures like Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso tweeting that he is “So happy this is going in the good direction!” Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 28

Ecclestone senses ‘vultures circling’

Bernie Ecclestone’s troubles are continuing

Bernie Ecclestone-11-2010According to F1 business journalist Christian Sylt in the Telegraph, court papers in Munich show that, since the F1 chief executive divorced from his wife Slavica, she has paid him an incredible $100 million per year. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 25

Mercedes AMG Petronas announces new partnership with ASSOS

High-tech partner to supply the team with cycling apparel

02 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One TeamThe Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team is pleased to confirm a new partnership with cycling apparel equipment company, ASSOS of Switzerland for the 2014 Formula One season and beyond. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 26

Simone de Silvestro rates her chances of joining the grand prix grid in 2015 with Sauber as “good”

De Silvestro’s F1 race chance ‘1 per cent’ – report

2014-03-02 - Sauber F1 Team - Hinwil - Simo De Silvestro (2) Last month, the Swiss team signed up the 25-year-old Indycar driver, nominating her as “an affiliated driver” of the Hinwil based outfit. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 11

Experts say Schumacher recovery now unlikely

Two experts have warned that the old Michael Schumacher is probably now gone

2012-11-18_0006 Britain’s respected Telegraph newspaper recently cited sources in reporting that the F1 legend’s family has been told by the medical team at Grenoble that, ten weeks into his coma, “only a miracle” will save him now. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 23

Kovalainen facing Christmas with uncertain future

He is already planning ahead for 2014

2013-11-17 - Lotus F1 Team - Heikki Kovalainen 06 Heikki Kovalainen expects to eat his Christmas lunch without knowing if he has a formula one seat for 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 14

Maldonado visits Sauber’s Hinwil base – report

Pastor Maldonado has leapt into contention for a Sauber seat in 2014.

2013-06-06_0061Blick newspaper’s veteran F1 correspondent Roger Benoit reports that the Venezuelan, whose lucrative backer PDVSA has already exited its deal at Williams, “was at Hinwil” this week. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 02

Unpaid Raikkonen threatens to boycott Lotus

“(Team owner) Gerard Lopez is in negotiations with Kimi.”

2013-09-08 - Lotus F1 Team - Kimi Raikkonen 03Eric Boullier has confirmed that Lotus is still behind in its payments to Kimi Raikkonen. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 01

FIA ERC Rallye International du Valais preview

Rallye International du Valais, 7-9 November (Switzerland), round 12 of 12

FIA ERC 2013 RIV Craig Breen action image ERC crews ready and waiting for season finale in Switzerland. After 11 all-action rounds, the 2013 FIA European Rally Championship is set for a thrilling climax in the mountains of southwest Switzerland next week (7-9 November) when Rallye International du Valais brings the curtain down on a dramatic season. Read the rest of this entry »

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