Tag Archive: Timo Glock

Nov 20

Massa is Rosberg’s best hope for title – Glock

A strong Williams driver is Nico Rosberg’s best hope of winning the 2014 title against the odds.

2014-07-19_0908 - Mercedes AMG Petronas - Germany - Felipe Massa - Nico Rosberg - Valtteri Bottas That is the claim of former F1 driver Timo Glock, who six years ago played a starring role in the championship showdown when Lewis Hamilton managed to pass him on the thrilling last corner of the Brazil finale. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 11

Massa says he will not help Rosberg win title

Felipe Massa has rejected Nico Rosberg’s call to help him win the 2014 world championship

IMG_4160 Williams’ Massa was strong all weekend in Brazil and eventually finished third. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 17

DTM champion Wittmann not dreaming of F1

Marco Wittmann may be the newly-crowned DTM champion, but he is not dreaming about a future in formula one.

DTM - Marco Wittmann action Although Paul di Resta set a precedent for launching a F1 career off the back of dominance in the premier German touring car series, 24-year-old Wittmann is happy for now in DTM. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 25

Struggling Vettel gets new engineer for 2015

Struggling world champion Sebastian Vettel will get a new race engineer for the 2015 season.

2014-07-19 - 99024 - Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel This year defending his fourth consecutive drivers’ title, the German has notably struggled in 2014 alongside new teammate Daniel Ricciardo. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 04

Glock not looking for F1 return

Timo Glock has admitted he has all but given up on the thought of returning to formula one.

20131020-0114 After Toyota withdrew from F1, the talented German raced for Virgin/Marussia for three years until he accepted a plum works BMW seat in the premier touring car series DTM last year. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 02

DTM drivers given one unified voice: DTM Driver Association launched

The newly founded DTM Driver Association (DTMDA) set to work at the sixth race of the 2014 DTM season in Spielberg.

DTMDA logo In the future, the role of the DTM Driver Association, which operates independently of the individual manufacturers, is to improve cooperation between drivers, the organiser of the series, the ITR, and the German Motor Sport Association (DMSB). Read the rest of this entry »

May 14

Season-opener winner Marco Wittmann the hunted at Oschersleben

‘30 Years of DTM’ – do you still remember?

DTM logo Following his first DTM win, secured in the 2014 season opener at Hockenheim, BMW driver Marco Wittmann will be – for the first time in his DTM career – the hunted, in the second of the season’s 10 rounds, held this weekend (16th to 18th May) at the etropolis Motorsport Arena Oschersleben. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 06

’18 hour shifts’ to end Red Bull crisis – Marko

“But whoever can win together, can also work hard together” – Marko

2013-06-07_0729 Red Bull is “slaving around the clock” to solve its problems ahead of next weekend’s season-opening Australian grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 06

Raikkonen already regretting Ferrari return – pundit

“Kimi is annoyed that his manager is sending him back to Ferrari”

2013-10-26 - Lotus F1 Team - Kimi Raikkonen 09Kimi Raikkonen might already be regretting his impending return to Ferrari, according to a pundit

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May 01

Return of The Grand Prix F1 du Canada June 6th Gala to Benefit Local Charities

The Grand Evening to open festivities at the Grand Prix du Canada

The Grand Evening logoThe Fondation de l’Hôpital Sacré-Coeur de Montréal and the Canadian Olympic Foundation to receive proceeds from the 4th annual “Grand Evening”. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 24

Grosjean to be father

Romain Grosjean will soon be a father.

2013-03-23 - Lotus F1 Team - Malaysia - Romain Grosjean (7)After his new wife Marion Jolles – who met Grosjean whilst a F1 television reporter – was spotted apparently pregnant, the French Lotus driver confirmed the news. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 18

GP2 champ hopes 2013 role leads to F1 race seat

Davide Valsecchi is the first champion in GP2 history who risks never sitting on a formula one grid.

2012-10-24 - Lotus F1 Team - Davide ValsecchiGP2 - Davide Valsecchi (DAMS) GP2 Series Champion 2012Since the sport’s feeder series began in 2005, every champion – Nico Rosberg, Lewis Hamilton, Timo Glock, Nico Hulkenberg, Pastor Maldonado and Romain Grosjean – has recorded his place in F1 history. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 17

Alguersuari decries F1 seat ‘auction’

As the F1 world looks set to race on without him, Jaime Alguersuari has decried a sport whose seats are now sold to the highest bidder.

2012-06-09_03572012-05-10 - Pirelli - Jaime Alguersuari 1Accepting that his hopes of returning in 2013 are dashed, the former Toro Rosso driver revealed that he had talks with a team this year that ultimately decided to sign a different driver. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 12

Chilton would prefer Glock as 2013 teammate

Rookie Max Chilton has admitted he would prefer to have Timo Glock as his teammate in 2013.

2013-02-10 - Marussia F1 Team - Jerez - Max Chilton Helmet front2013-02-10 - Marussia F1 Team - Jerez - Max Chilton 02Actually, Marussia dispensed with German Glock’s experienced services in favour of a ‘pay driver’ — another rookie in the form of Brazilian Luiz Razia. “It is not ideal,” Briton Chilton is quoted by Germany’s motorsport-total.com. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 11

Renault link key to Pic’s Caterham move – Panis

Caterham’s links with French manufacturer Renault was key to Charles Pic’s Marussia switch.

2013-02-07 - Team Caterham - CT03 - Jerez - Charles Pic 022013-02-10 - Team Caterham - Jerez - Charles Pic 05That is the claim of Olivier Panis, the former grand prix winner who is now deeply involved with the management of countryman Pic’s F1 career. Some raised their eyebrows when Pic, 22, agreed to switch from Marussia to Caterham – both similarly-matched backmarker teams – for the 2013 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 11

F1 comeback ‘difficult’ for Kobayashi – journalist

The world of F1 is “obviously” moving on without Kamui Kobayashi, according to experienced Japanese journalist Kunio Shibata.

2012-11-04 - Sauber F1 Team - Abu Dhabi - Kamui Kobayashi 002012-11-04 - Sauber F1 Team - Abu Dhabi - Kamui Kobayashi 01Kobayashi, who according to 1980 world champion Alan Jones was Japan’s best ever F1 driver, lost his Sauber race seat for 2013. “Kimi is unseen by the public, and not in the newspapers,” Shibata, who writes for GPX magazine, said. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 08

Glock went because Marussia needs ‘every million’ – Symonds

Marussia parted with Timo Glock because a backmarker team needs every million.

2012-11-04 - Marussia F1 Team - Abu Dhabi - Timo Glock (1)2011-07-24 - Marussia Virgin Racing - Germany -  Timo Glock 10That is the claim of Pat Symonds, the former Renault ‘crash-gate’ conspirator who – after serving his F1 ban – is now openly in charge of the 2013 Marussia MR02. Devoid of many sponsors, the new red and black car will be raced this year by wealthy Max Chilton and Luiz Razia, who replaced German Glock at the last minute. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 06

Marussia confirms Razia for 2013

Marussia on Wednesday finally confirmed reports Luiz Razia has completed the team’s 2013 race driver lineup.

11 - Marussia F1 TeamGP2 - Luiz Razia wins Valencia Sprint Race (Arden International)The 23-year-old Brazilian, runner-up in last year’s GP2 championship, will mark the news by testing Marussia’s newly-launched MR02 car at Jerez on Wednesday. The 2013 vacancy, now filled by Razia, opened up recently when Marussia split with Timo Glock, citing the need for a sponsored driver. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 01

Happy Razia says Marussia race seat ‘a dream’

Luiz Razia, a 23-year-old Brazilian, looks set to secure the Marussia race seat for 2013 recently vacated by salaried driver Timo Glock.

GP2 - Luiz Razia wins Valencia Sprint Race (Arden International)11 - Marussia F1 TeamBrazil’s Globo said Razia, the 2012 GP2 runner-up, had secured the place “after months of negotiations”. “The official announcement will be made on February 5, during the presentation of the new car” at Jerez, said the report. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 31

Sutil ‘still believes’ in 2013 F1 return – manager

Mere days before the pre-season test period begins, Adrian Sutil is still refusing to give up on his formula one comeback for 2013.

2012-05-13 - Spanish Grand Prix 2 00462011-06-09_0291Once considered the hot favourite to return with his former team Force India this year, the long delay has caused some commentators to assume that German Sutil, 30, is now less likely to race. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 30

Ecclestone model ‘starving’ small teams – Glock

F1’s funding model is ‘starving’ the smaller teams, Marussia refugee Timo Glock claims.

2012-11-04 - Marussia F1 Team - Abu Dhabi - Timo Glock (6)2012-11-15_0008The 30-year-old German has had to leave formula one for the DTM touring car series for 2013, because Marussia need to replace him with a pay-driver. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 29

Small teams ‘stuck in vicious circle’ – Glock

Timo Glock has lamented the trend at the back of F1’s grid.

2012-07-21 - Marussia F1 Team - Germany - Timo Glock 002012-06-08_0390The salaried German has been dropped by Marussia mid-contract, with the backmarker team openly admitting it needs to replace him with a sponsored driver. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 27

Losing tenth crucial to F1 exit – Glock

Losing tenth place in the constructors’ championship at the final hurdle last year was a major reason for Timo Glock’s shock departure.

2012-06-10_04582012-06-09_0241Asked by speed-academy.de to outline when he first realised his future with the struggling team for 2013 was in doubt, German Glock recalled the dying moments of last year’s season finale in Brazil. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 25

Glock signs BMW deal, Kubica happy after DTM debut

Former Marussia driver Timo Glock has agreed a three-year contract to race in Germany’s DTM touring car series with BMW.

2012-06-09_0241DTM - AMG Mercedes C-Coupe - Robert Kubica - Toto Wolff 1That is the claim of Sport Bild, reporting that the deal will be announced officially on Friday. Shortly after Marussia announced it is replacing the 30-year-old with an as-yet undecided pay-driver, Glock headed to Valencia where he tested BMW’s M3 DTM car. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 24

Glock hopes for 2013 DTM seat

Timo Glock on Wednesday said he would be “delighted” if he can race in the German touring car series DTM in 2013.

2012-11-04 - Marussia F1 Team - Abu Dhabi - Timo Glock (3)2012-03-24 - Marussia F1 Team - Malaysian Grand Prix - Timo Glock 01Having lost his Marussia seat to an as yet unknown pay-driver, the German – a former F1 test driver for BMW – quickly lined up a DTM test with the Bavarian marque. The 30-year-old’s debut was at Valencia on Wednesday. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 23

‘Financial crisis’ threatens F1 – reports

Talented drivers are proving the victims of a financial crisis in formula one, according to media reports.

Flagworld - F12012-10-14 - Red Bull Racing - Korea - Sebastian Vettel - Mark Webber (4)Major newspapers like Germany’s Bild, and specialist outlets including Auto Motor und Sport, say the sport is “sick”. “Only the top four – Red Bull, Ferrari, McLaren and Mercedes – are having no problems,” said Bild. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 22

BMW confirms DTM test for Glock

BMW on Tuesday confirmed reports Marussia refugee Timo Glock will test a DTM car this week at Valencia.

Piero Facchin2012-11-04 - Marussia F1 Team - Abu Dhabi - Timo Glock (6)Earlier, a spokesman for the German carmaker refused to comment on the speculation, saying: “We confirm nothing, we deny nothing, we don’t comment at all.” Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 22

BMW has refused to comment on speculation Timo Glock could rescue his racing career with a seat in the German touring car series DTM

Glock to BMW, no Marussia move for Vitaly Petrov

2012-06-09_02412012-06-09_0256Marussia announced on Monday that, despite the 30-year-old having a “valid contract” for 2013 and apparently also 2014, it has agreed to part ways with German Glock to make room for a pay driver. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 21

Marussia admits money reason for Glock exit

Marussia on Monday admitted the need for money is behind the decision to part with the team’s long-time lead driver Timo Glock.

11 - Marussia F1 Team2012-11-04 - Marussia F1 Team - Abu Dhabi - Timo Glock (4)It is believed German Glock, 30, was being paid about EUR 3 million per season. Reportedly yet to agree a new Concorde Agreement deal with Bernie Ecclestone, and narrowly missing out on the lucrative tenth place in the 2012 constructors’ championship, Marussia will almost certainly now replace Glock with a ‘pay driver’. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 21

The Marussia F1 Team and its race driver Timo Glock have, by mutual consent, agreed to part company with immediate effect.

A joint statement from the Marussia F1 Team and Timo Glock

2012-11-04 - Marussia F1 Team - Abu Dhabi - Timo Glock (6)11 - Marussia F1 TeamThe 30 year old German has been with the Team since its inception in 2009, completing three full seasons of competition and playing a significant role in its development. Read the rest of this entry »

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