Tag Archive: Tom Cary

Nov 21

Departing Webber not ready for ‘red wine’ with Vettel

“Looking back I’m pretty proud of myself”

2013-10-13 - Red Bull Racing - Mark Webber - 99001Mark Webber is not ready to spill the beans on the intriguing story of his “f***ing intense” title battle with Sebastian Vettel in 2010. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 18

Only Vettel not ‘bored’ as 2013 nears end

“I’m not getting bored!”

2013-11-17 - Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel -  (10)Even Sebastian Vettel’s post-race ‘donuts’ are becoming predictable, after the quadruple world champion on Sunday smashed an old Michael Schumacher record in Texas. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 05

Magnussen could replace Perez at McLaren – report

Formula Renault 3.5 as “a much higher quality championship than GP2” – Whitmarsh

Kevin Magnussen - photo Jad Sherif - WR12 It was believed McLaren is on the verge of confirming Sergio Perez as Jenson Button’s continuing teammate for 2014. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 26

Newey admits mind turning to America’s Cup

Adrian Newey has hinted his time in formula one may be coming to an end.

2012-11-25 - Red Bull Racing - Brazil - Adrian Newey - Sebastian Vettel - Christian HornerAs Sebastian Vettel prepares to drive his Newey-penned Red Bull to an easy fourth consecutive world championship in India this weekend, the designer of his car admitted his eyes may be wandering elsewhere. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 06

No end to Vettel’s dominance in 2013

Sebastian Vettel’s dominance is not likely to suddenly end.

Sebastian Vettel Corée - photo © J.F GaleronThat is Mercedes boss Ross Brawn’s warning ahead of the Korean grand prix, as Red Bull figures hint that Vettel’s crushing dominance in Singapore might have been exaggerated. Read the rest of this entry »


Sep 03

Ricciardo deal ‘at least’ three years – Marko

Austrian media reports said the 24-year-old has inked a minimally three-year deal.

2013-06-09_00981’s ‘silliest season’ has taken a big step towards sanity, as Red Bull finally confirmed Daniel Ricciardo will replace Australian countryman Mark Webber in 2014 and beyond. Read the rest of this entry »


Aug 29

Todt faces challenge to FIA presidency

Jean Todt is facing a challenger ahead of the next FIA presidential elections.

Jean Todt - photo Getty ImagesThe first reports emerged in July, when David Ward – who worked closely with Frenchman Todt’s predecessor Max Mosley – revealed he was “thinking about” running against Todt. Read the rest of this entry »


Aug 23

Now Button joins F1’s ‘silliest silly season’

F1’s “silliest silly season in years got sillier still”.

2013-06-08_0133That was how Telegraph correspondent Tom Cary summarised the rumours and comments doing the rounds at Spa on Thursday, as F1 awoke with a vengeance from its summer slumber. Read the rest of this entry »


Jul 19

Ecclestone troubles ‘not good for F1’ – Kaltenborn

Ecclestone’s troubles are the big talking point behind closed doors in F1 circles

2013-06-09_0348Bernie Ecclestone insists CVC, the owners of formula one’s commercial rights, are “very happy” to keep him in charge of the sport. Read the rest of this entry »


Jul 15

New Sauber driver linked to saviour Russian sponsor

Sirotkin to appear in the grey Sauber in practice sessions later in 2013

Auto GP - Sonoma - Euronova Racing - Sergey SirotkinSauber’s next driver is closely linked to the group of Russian sponsors who on Monday were hailed as the saviours of the embattled Swiss team. Read the rest of this entry »


Jul 01

F1 begins to respond to tyre-exploding crisis

Just days ahead of the next race at the Nurburgring

2013-06-09_1345The world of formula one has already begun to respond to the crisis triggered by Sunday’s tyre-exploding British grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »


Jun 24

Most formula one teams have deals in place with Pirelli beyond 2013, according to a respected correspondent.

 “Pirelli haven’t got an agreement with the FIA (for 2014).”

2013-06-09_1210Bernie Ecclestone told F1 business journalist Christian Sylt last week that the organisation he leads – commercial rights holder Formula One Management – has “a contract with Pirelli for next year”. Read the rest of this entry »


Jun 19

Lotus’ new co-owners won’t ‘sit idly’ – report

“It is clear the new shareholders are not going to sit idly in the background”

2013-06-09_1282Lotus’ new team co-owner has lurched into formula one with bravado, claiming the Enstone based team will be “number 1 in twelve months”. Read the rest of this entry »


Jun 10

Force India scuffle followed di Resta’s criticism

“I’m not going to say much because I’ll say something I probably shouldn’t.”

2013-06-06_0092Rumours of a pit garage fight have marred Force India’s 100th grand prix weekend celebrations. Read the rest of this entry »


Jun 10

Testing to return during 21-race 2014 calendar

The new season of winter testing will also kick off earlier than usual

2013-06-09_1040Post-grand prix testing will take place next season at key European circuits like Silverstone, Barcelona, Spa and Hockenheim, it emerged from the Montreal paddock on Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 27

Red Bull to spend millions on staff title bonus

The gesture will cost the energy drink-owned squad millions

01 - Red Bull Racing2012-10-14 - Red Bull Racing - Korea - Mark Webber - Sebastian VettelF1 team Red Bull will pay a 10,000 British pound (US $16,000) bonus to every staff member, after winning the drivers’ and constructors’ championships for a third consecutive time in 2012, the Telegraph reports.

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Nov 18

Hamilton, Vettel, told to modify helmets in Austin

Two of F1’s biggest names had to pull out the gaffer-tape in Austin to fix up their offending helmet liveries.

2012-11-17_00362012-11-16_0013The always-controversial Lewis Hamilton’s US-themed helmet attracted the most attention for its H.A.M. slogan, which according to street slang means ‘Hard as a motherf***er’. Read the rest of this entry »


Sep 28

Hamilton to Mercedes, Schu back to retirement – reports

Schumacher, 43, has been linked with a move into Mercedes team management, or to Sauber as race driver.

2012-09-02 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Belgium - Lewis Hamilton 042012-04-22 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Bahrain Grand Prix - Michael Schumacher 02Multiple authoritative media sources in Britain and Germany are reporting that the respective futures of Lewis Hamilton and Michael Schumacher will finally be announced on Friday. Read the rest of this entry »


Sep 25

McLaren ups money offer in bid to keep Hamilton

“We will see what we can do.  I think we are a good team together.” – Martin Whitmarsh

2012-09-02 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Belgium - Lewis Hamilton 052010-06-13 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Martin WhitmarshMcLaren has slightly upped its monetary offer in a late bid to secure Lewis Hamilton’s services for 2013, according to multiple British newspapers. The Daily Mail said McLaren has increased its offer by EUR 2.5 million to 15 million, which is still less than his current retainer of about 19 million. Read the rest of this entry »


Sep 22

Singapore staying on F1 calendar

Singapore tipped to keep popular grand prix

SingaporeGP2011-09-24 - Pirelli - Teams - Singapore 01Singapore has inked a new contract to remain on the formula one calendar. There had been some doubt the race organisers would agree Bernie Ecclestone’s sanctioning fee demands for a new deal beyond this weekend’s highly popular night race. Read the rest of this entry »


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