Tag: Ferrari

Formula 1 – F1: Alonso didn’t win as much in F1 as talent deserved – Brawn

Formula 1 – F1: Alonso didn’t win as much in F1 as talent deserved – Brawn

Fernando Alonso did not win as much in Formula 1 as his talent deserved, according to sporting boss Ross Brawn. The Spaniard took part in what is expected to be his 312th and final grand prix start at the 2018 season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix as he finished just outside of the points for McLaren.…

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Formula 1 – Grosjean: F1 needs more ‘crazy dreamers’ like Haas

Formula 1 – Grosjean: F1 needs more ‘crazy dreamers’ like Haas

Romain Grosjean believes Formula 1 would benefit from having more ambitious teams like Haas entering the sport. The American squad joined the F1 grid ahead of the 2016 season and has enjoyed year-on-year improvements, finishing fifth in the 2018 constructors’ championship and behind only fellow midfield outfit Renault and the leading trio of Mercedes, Ferrari and Red…

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Formula 1 – F1 Mercedes: ‘No doubt’ Mick Schumacher has potential for F1 success

Formula 1 – F1 Mercedes: ‘No doubt’ Mick Schumacher has potential for F1 success

Reigning European Formula 3 champion Mick Schumacher has the potential to enjoy a successful Formula 1 career, according to Mercedes boss Toto Wolff. Schumacher, the son of seven-time world champion Michael, claimed eight victories on his way to beating highly-rated Red Bull junior Dan Ticktum to the European F3 title in his sophomore campaign with…

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Formula 1 – Brawn: Current F1 engine suppliers have pulled up the drawbridge

Formula 1 – Brawn: Current F1 engine suppliers have pulled up the drawbridge

Ross Brawn says existing Formula 1 engine suppliers know “they can’t shut the door” on new manufacturers but concedes a compromise would have to be negotiated for a new engine maker to join the grid in 2021. F1’s managing director of motorsports had been hit by the admission that potentially no new constructors’ would be joining…

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Formula 1 – Ferrari sets 2019 F1 car launch date | News

Formula 1 – Ferrari sets 2019 F1 car launch date | News

Ferrari will launch its 2019 Formula 1 car on the 15th February, three days before the start of pre-season testing. The Italian manufacturer has become the first team to officially announce its launch with team principal Maurizio Arrivabene confirming the date at Milan’s Garage Italia during the Autosprint awards. With the week before the start of…

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Formula 2 – ‘Mick Schumacher has chosen between Ferrari and Mercedes’

Formula 2 – ‘Mick Schumacher has chosen between Ferrari and Mercedes’

Yesterday, 15:48 , by Matthew Scott Mick Schumacher is set to sign a deal with Ferrari to join their junior driver programme, having turned down a similar approach from Mercedes, according to reports in Italy. The Italian edition of Motorsport has claimed that the European Formula 3 champion has opted for Maranello in a battle…

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Formula 1 – F1: Raikkonen expects no change to Vettel relationship after Ferrari exit

Formula 1 – F1: Raikkonen expects no change to Vettel relationship after Ferrari exit

Kimi Raikkonen does not expect his relationship with Sebastian Vettel to change despite the end of their four-year stint as Formula 1 teammates at Ferrari for 2019. Vettel and Raikkonen have been friends throughout their time together in F1, but became Ferrari teammates in 2015 when Vettel joined the team. Raikkonen made his final Ferrari…

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Formula 1 – Daniel Ricciardo reflects on ‘intense’ Formula 1 2018 season

Formula 1 – Daniel Ricciardo reflects on ‘intense’ Formula 1 2018 season

“A lot went on this year and I’d probably be naive to think it didn’t affect me at some point,” admits Renault-bound driver By James Galloway Last Updated: 12/12/18 2:35pm A reflective Daniel Ricciardo has described 2018 as the “most challenging” year of his Formula 1 career. The Australian endured a tumultuous campaign with a…

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Formula 1 – F1 Hamilton and Vettel: Verstappen ready for 2019 F1 title push

Formula 1 – F1 Hamilton and Vettel: Verstappen ready for 2019 F1 title push

Multiple world champions Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel believe Max Verstappen is ready to challenge for Formula 1 titles, providing Red Bull and Honda can strike a successful partnership. Verstappen endured mistake-ridden start to 2018 but impressively recovered to outscore every driver except Hamilton in the second half of the year. The 21-year-old secured a…

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Formula 1 – F1: Vettel admits Marchionne’s death impacted Ferrari’s 2018 F1 season

Formula 1 – F1: Vettel admits Marchionne’s death impacted Ferrari’s 2018 F1 season

Sebastian Vettel says the death of Sergio Marchionne was a “big loss” for Ferrari and admits it impacted the team’s 2018 Formula 1 season. Marchionne, the former Scuderia CEO and chairman, died days before the Hungarian Grand Prix in July following an illness. The Italian was credited with turning around Ferrari’s fortunes from a business…

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Formula 1 – Gerhard Berger sees a chance for his nephew Lucas Auer in Formula 1

Formula 1 – Gerhard Berger sees a chance for his nephew Lucas Auer in Formula 1

Image: MARK THOMPSON / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP Gerhard Berger is hoping his nephew may have a future in Formula 1. One the one hand, the F1 legend said he is sad to see Lucas Auer leave DTM, the German touring car series that he now runs. Keeping it going “But I see…

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Formula 1 – F1 Gossip: Raikkonen ‘has fun’ at FIA prize giving party

Formula 1 – F1 Gossip: Raikkonen ‘has fun’ at FIA prize giving party

Kimi Raikkonen has reacted to videos of him at the FIA prize-giving ceremony in St Petersburg – Instagram Daniel Ricciardo admits he underestimated the stress of his decision to leave Red Bull for Renault – ESPN Red Bull driver Max Verstappen is “rejuvenating” F1, according to three-time world champion Sir Jackie Stewart – F1.com The…

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Formula 1 – Raikkonen: First F1 win in five years at US GP came ‘quite easily’

Formula 1 – Raikkonen: First F1 win in five years at US GP came ‘quite easily’

Kimi Raikkonen says his first Formula 1 race win in over five years at the 2018 United States Grand Prix “came quite easily”. The Finn charged to victory during a thrilling race at the Circuit of the Americas to end a drought lasting 113 races since he won the 2013 Australian Grand Prix with Lotus. Raikkonen’s first…

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Formula 1 – F1 teams monitoring ‘not very pleasant’ Brexit situation

Formula 1 – F1 teams monitoring ‘not very pleasant’ Brexit situation

Formula 1 teams are monitoring the developing situation of Britain’s exit from the European Union amid fears the sport could be negatively impacted by the move. Prime Minister Theresa May is currently struggling to gather support from members of Parliament to support her Brexit deal, with the United Kingdom due to leave the EU on…

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Formula 1 – F1 Wolff: Monza the turning point in 2018 F1 title fight

Formula 1 – F1 Wolff: Monza the turning point in 2018 F1 title fight

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff believes Lewis Hamilton’s victory at the Italian Grand Prix acted as the turning point in the 2018 Formula 1 title fight. A strong second half of 2018 and a development push helped Mercedes beat rivals Ferrari to both world championships as the German manufacturer maintained its perfect record of winning every…

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Formula 1 – F1: Red Bull needed extra 40kW for 2018 F1 title challenge – Horner

Formula 1 – F1: Red Bull needed extra 40kW for 2018 F1 title challenge – Horner

Red Bull team boss Christian Horner reckons his drivers could have challenged for championship titles during the 2018 Formula 1 season with an extra 40kW of power. Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo each won two races in 2018 while Verstappen ended the season by scoring the most amount of points by any driver apart from world…

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Formula 1 – F1 Vettel: Ferrari ‘still too far away’ from Mercedes in F1 2018

Formula 1 – F1 Vettel: Ferrari ‘still too far away’ from Mercedes in F1 2018

Sebastian Vettel feels Ferrari was “still too far away” from Mercedes through the 2018 Formula 1 season, citing a “significant drop in performance” as proving costly in the closing stages of the season. Vettel led the drivers’ championship at the halfway point in the season ahead of Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton, only to suffer a downturn…

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