Tag Archive: Vettel

Jul 16

Hamilton dominates British GP as late drama strikes Ferrari

Lewis Hamilton eased to his fifth British Grand Prix victory on Sunday at Silverstone

2017-06-11_1674With one of the most comfortable displays of his Formula 1 career, leading home Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 14

Vettel gives Shield public debut in Silverstone FP1

Sebastian Vettel gave F1’s latest cockpit safety solution its public debut during opening practice at Silverstone on Friday

Vettel gives Shield public debut in Silverstone FP1Sebastian Vettel gave Formula 1’s latest cockpit safety solution its public debut on Friday as the ‘Shield’ broke cover during opening practice for the British Grand Prix.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 06

Hamilton, Vettel to face off ahead of Austrian GP

FIA has subsequently arranged its pre-event press conference to feature both Vettel and Hamilton

Hamilton, Vettel to face off ahead of Austrian GPLewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel will face one another during the pre-Austrian Grand Prix press conference in Spielberg as they prepare to face a grilling from the media about their controversial coming together in Baku.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 12

Learning not updates key to Canada turnaround – Hamilton

“It’s crazy to think after 10 years that I enjoy driving every single lap as much as I did 10 years ago when I was 22 years old”

2017-06-11_1746Lewis Hamilton has credited Mercedes for its efforts in giving him such a formidable package en route to victory in the Canadian Grand Prix two weeks after the team was left at a loss to explain its lack of performance in Monaco.

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Apr 16

Vettel victorious in Bahrain, Hamilton second after penalty

Vettel managed to jump pole-sitter Valtteri Bottas in the first round of pit stops

Sebastian Vettel Victoire Bahrein - photo NextGen-AutoSebastian Vettel swept to Ferrari’s second win of the 2017 Formula 1 season in Sunday’s Bahrain Grand Prix, beating Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton after a time penalty hindered the Briton’s chances of victory.
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Dec 20

Marchionne in no rush to decide Vettel, Raikkonen futures

Raikkonen and Vettel will enter into their third year racing alongside one another at Ferrari
Marchionne in no rush to decide Vettel, Raikkonen futuresSergio Marchionne says he has no assurances that either Sebastian Vettel or Kimi Raikkonen will continue with Ferrari beyond the 2017 Formula 1 season, saying it is up to the team to give them a strong car first.
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Sep 07

Vettel on track on Sunday

Ferrari Racing Days Hockenheim

2016-07-10-Sunday-0029 Sebastian Vettel and Scuderia Ferrari along with the F1 Clienti cars, the cars of the XX Programmes and the forty 458 Challenge of the Ferrari Challenge Europe, will serve up thrills and passion at the Hockenheim circuit, near Heidelberg, where the Ferrari Racing Days begin on Friday. This is the second event of the 2016 European season after the one held in Sochi at the end of July. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 16

Renault: 2017 drivers need to lead team

“A driver is not only about performance, but about being capable of leading a team”
2016-07-13-F1 Test-0105 Renault F1 team principal Frederic Vasseur has offered tentative support to current drivers Kevin Magnussen and Jolyon Palmer as the manufacturer begins deliberations over its line-up for the 2017 F1 season.
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Jun 15

Vettel wouldn’t object to a Ricciardo Ferrari swoop

Vettel says he wouldn’t raise objection should Ferrari target his former team-mate Ricciardo
2016-06-11_48378 Sebastian Vettel says he wouldn’t veto any potential move by Ferrari to make a swoop for Daniel Ricciardo, even if the four-time world champion reiterates he would prefer Kimi Raikkonen to remain.

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Jul 27

Sebastian Vettel says equalling Ayrton Senna’s record of 41 career victories in the Hungarian Grand Prix is “something incredible”

Vettel: Equalling Senna record “something incredible”

Vettel: Equalling Senna record “something incredible”Sebastian Vettel: Mentioning Senna’s record is something incredible. I don’t know how to put this in words. I think nevertheless today is for Jules and his family.

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Jun 30

Formula One stars Alonso, Vettel aren’t ruling out future drive in Indianapolis 500

The 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race is May 29, 2016

2015-06-07_0862 Competing in the Indianapolis 500 is enticing to Formula One stars Fernando Alonso and Sebastian Vettel because of its status as one of the greatest races in motorsports, and both aren’t ruling out a future drive. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 07

Questions explode as Bianchi crash video emerges

“Was it the direction of the race or the officials who were at the corner?”
 

2014-06-07_0535 As Jules Bianchi lies critically ill in a Japanese hospital, grave questions are being asked about the circumstances surrounding his terrifying collision with a recovery vehicle on Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »
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Sep 24

Rossi ‘never regretted’ F1 snub

Valentino Rossi, the MotoGP great, says he is still a big fan of formula one.

2014-08-31-0039 In fact, the flamboyant 35-year-old nearly switched from two to four wheels in 2006 with a series of Ferrari tests. “There was still a lot of testing then,” Rossi told Italy’s Sky, “and so you were able to see your potential and if you really can race in F1. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 27

Honda wants Vettel, Newey for McLaren project – Minardi

Even boss Eric Boullier admits the protracted deliberations are unusual for McLaren.

2014-01-16_0495Gian Carlo Minardi, a former F1 team owner and boss, thinks Sebastian Vettel and Adrian Newey might be convinced to switch to

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Aug 24

McLaren will end driver uncertainty within season

The delayed announcement of McLaren’s 2015 lineup will not drag on until the winter, boss Eric Boullier insists.

2014-06-07_0813 On paper, the Woking team is the only F1 grandee whose driver plans for next year are not at all clear. It is known that McLaren’s new works engine partner Honda is pushing for a truly top name – like Alonso, Hamilton or Vettel – to spearhead the project. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 21

Wolff ‘advised’ Verstappen to sign with Red Bull

Toto Wolff has admitted Mercedes came close to signing up F1 rookie sensation Max Verstappen.

2014-03-17 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Australia - Toto Wolff 01 Ultimately, the 16-year-old Dutchman and his father-manager Jos went with Red Bull’s famous driver programme, after Dr Helmut Marko promised him a race seat for 2015 at Toro Rosso. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 24

F1 more ‘lego’ than ‘extreme sport’ – Villeneuve

Jacques Villeneuve has lamented the lack of “heroes” on today’s formula one grid.

2014-06-07_0345 But the outspoken 1997 world champion says it is not just the drivers’ fault, as the F1 of today does not bring out the “wild animal” in them. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 21

Domenicali says he quit F1 and called Vettel

Domenicali reportedly said that when he quit, he made three phone calls

2014-03-04_0021 - Scuderia Ferrari - Bahrain - Stefano Domenicali Stefano Domenicali has been quoted as saying he phoned world champion Sebastian Vettel on the day he stepped down as Ferrari boss. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 15

Infiniti Red Bull Racing accepts the ruling of the International Court of Appeal today

Red Bull to ‘move on’ after losing appeal 

01 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing We are of course disappointed by the outcome and would not have appealed if we didn’t think we had a very strong case.

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Apr 04

Marko relieved to have ‘fair’ Australian at Red Bull

“I am pleased with my performance so far” – Ricciardo

2014-03-30 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Malaysia - Daniel Ricciardo - Dr Helmut Marko Dr Helmut Marko has hailed the start of Daniel Ricciardo’s Red Bull tenure by slamming his predecessor, Mark Webber. Read the rest of this entry »

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