Tag Archive: weight

Apr 18

Reports – weight making Schu too slow?

Mercedes to replace Schu’s chassis for Barcelona

2010-04-17 - Mercedes GP - Michael Schumacher 02According to the buzz in the German media after qualifying, Michael Schumacher’s struggle to keep up with his teammate in 2010 could be due to his weight. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 30

FIA raises budget cap figure to 40m

FIA raises car-driver weight for 2010

The figure for a voluntary budget cap in formula one next year has been increased by 10 million pounds sterling to 40m. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 16

Most F1 drivers have lost weight

As much as 7 kilos

2009-01-20 - Robert Kubica 44780More than 70 per cent of F1’s eighteen confirmed drivers for 2009 have lost weight since the end of last season. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 13

Kubica wants to lose weight again

Kubica currently weighs 72kg

2009-01-20 - Robert Kubica 44785Robert Kubica is another driver currently trying to lose weight ahead of the 2009 season, the Swiss specialist publication Motorsport Aktuell claims. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 10

Vettel gained weight ahead of 2009 season (+photos)

New helmet design for Vettel

Vettel_3_4Like his teammate Mark Webber, Sebastian Vettel has also counted himself out of the calorie-counting regimen of many of their formula one rivals ahead of the 2009 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 03

Piquet also tried to lose weight for 2009

“I have nothing more to lose” -Piquet

Nelson Piquet 199

Nelson Piquet is another current formula one driver who this winter embarked on a weight-loss programme ahead of the forthcoming 2009 season.

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Jan 30

F1 weight rules unfair – Rosberg

Nico Rosberg has hit out at F1’s current minimum weight rule

The Williams racer suggests that, combined with the addition of heavy KERS systems in 2009, the tendency is to unfairly penalise the heavier or taller drivers. Read the rest of this entry »