Posts tagged as: F1

New Jersey, Austria, Russia, Mexico added to 2014 calendar

New Jersey, Austria, Russia, Mexico added to 2014 calendar

Formula One racing’s governing body, the FIA, has published the calendar for the 2014 world championship following a meeting of its World Motor Sport Council in Croatia on Friday. It features four additions to the 2013 schedule – New Jersey, Austria, Russia and Mexico – with three Grands Prix – Korea, New Jersey and Mexico […]

Korea preview quotes – McLaren on Yeongam

Korea preview quotes – McLaren on Yeongam

Round 14 of the 2013 FIA Formula One World Championship sees the paddock leave the bright lights of Singapore behind for the rural beauty of Yeongam, home of the much-lauded Korea International Circuit. Those involved in the 2013 Formula 1 Korean Grand Prix discuss their prospects for the coming weekend

Exclusive Q&A – Sauber’s Monisha Kaltenborn

Exclusive Q&A – Sauber’s Monisha Kaltenborn

Heading to Korea last year, Sauber had scored 116 points. In 2013, they have managed just 19 to date. Their car has been largely uncompetitive, rumours have surrounded the team’s financial stability, and their lead driver is set to depart after just a single season. Team principal Monisha Kaltenborn, talks about what’s gone wrong, what’s […]

Caterham restructure technical department

Caterham restructure technical department

Following last weekend’s confirmation that the team will use Renault’s new V6 power train next season, Caterham have announced a restructuring of their technical department designed to help them prepare for the challenges posed by the 2014 regulation changes. Jody Egginton, currently Caterham’s operations director, is promoted to deputy technical director

Caterham restructure technical department

Caterham restructure technical department

Following last weekend’s confirmation that the team will use Renault’s new V6 power train next season, Caterham have announced a restructuring of their technical department designed to help them prepare for the challenges posed by the 2014 regulation changes. Jody Egginton, currently Caterham’s operations director, is promoted to deputy technical director

Rookie diary – Sauber’s Esteban Gutierrez

Rookie diary – Sauber’s Esteban Gutierrez

Singapore was a breakthrough weekend for Sauber’s Esteban Gutierrez. He made it into Q3 for the first time, out-qualifying highly-rated team mate Nico Hulkenberg in the process, and then put in his best race performance to date. In the latest instalment of our series charting the personal and professional progress of this year’s newcomers, Gutierrez […]

Life beyond Kimi – exclusive Q&A with Lotus’s Eric Boullier

Life beyond Kimi – exclusive Q&A with Lotus’s Eric Boullier

It’s been an interesting few weeks for Lotus boss Eric Boullier – disappointing Spa and Monza races, shock news of Kimi Raikkonen’s Ferrari move, talk of missing pay cheques, questions over the team’s financial health, and a bad back for their star driver in Singapore. Then – with cynics suggesting Raikkonen could be set for […]

Cycling-Alonso’s purchase of Euskaltel-Euskadi team collapses (Reuters)

Cycling-Alonso’s purchase of Euskaltel-Euskadi team collapses (Reuters)

BARCELONA, Sept 23 (Reuters) – Formula One driver Fernando Alonso’s plans to buy Spanish cycling team Euskaltel-Euskadi have collapsed, sponsors Euskaltel said in a statement on Monday. “We could not reach a definitive agreement. Euskaltel is now obliged, regrettably, to return to the process of an orderly and responsible closure of the project,” they added. […]

Singapore analysis – Alonso ‘wins’ at Marina Bay

Singapore analysis – Alonso ‘wins’ at Marina Bay

Such was Sebastian Vettel’s dominance in Singapore on Sunday that Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso said finishing second tasted like victory. It was a ‘win’ that kept Alonso – who started the race seventh – in title contention. The Spaniard admits his championship hopes now depend on Vettel hitting trouble in the remaining six rounds, but as […]

FIA post-race press conference – Singapore

FIA post-race press conference – Singapore

1 – Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull Racing); 2 – Fernando Alonso (Ferrari); 3 – Kimi Raikkonen (Lotus) Podium Interview (conducted by Martin Brundle) Q: Sebastian, it looked pretty easy from where we were sitting. How did it look from your carbon fibre seat? Sebastian Vettel: Obviously the start was quite hairy. Quite difficult with Nico […]

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