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  • F1 popularity meeting cancelled

    Grandprix.com Current News
    31 Jul 2014 | 8:28 am
    A crisis meeting to plot formula one's future has been cancelled.
  • Teams to argue with Ecclestone over 22-race calendar

    Grandprix.com Current News
    31 Jul 2014 | 3:15 am
    F1 team bosses are heading for a clash with Bernie Ecclestone over the shape of the next grand prix calendars.
  • Ferrari to get a 20HP boost thanks to a special paint

    The Formula 1 News
    Mike
    31 Jul 2014 | 1:14 am
    Marussia has led the way for a reported 20 horse power boost for struggling engine supplier Ferrari. That is the claim of Italy’s authoritative Autosprint, claiming that at the forthcoming ‘power circuits’ at Spa and Monza, the Maranello team might have to thank its diminutive customer for a fistful of extra speed. Reportedly, the clever solution gets more horse power...The post Ferrari to get a 20HP boost thanks to a special paint appeared first on The Formula 1 News.
  • F1 in danger of becoming GP1 - Newey

    ESPNF1.com
    31 Jul 2014 | 1:32 am
    Adrian Newey has warned that Formula One's restrictive chassis regulations pose the danger of making the series look like a single-make formula
  • Mercedes will try again to turn up F1 volume says Lauda

    Grandprix.com Current News
    31 Jul 2014 | 2:45 am
    Niki Lauda has put his mind to the problem of F1's dwindling television and spectator audiences.
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  • Hungary form an anomaly - Williams

    31 Jul 2014 | 7:59 am
    The Williams Formula 1 team's downturn in competitiveness in the Hungarian Grand Prix should be taken as a one-off, says the Grove squad's performance chief Rob Smedley
  • Engine chief Marmorini leaves Ferrari

    31 Jul 2014 | 7:41 am
    Ferrari has confirmed a restructuring of its Formula 1 engine department amid its disappointing 2014 campaign
  • Reliability biggest Mercedes worry

    31 Jul 2014 | 3:40 am
    The Mercedes Formula 1 team says fixing recent reliability problems is its main priority, rather than diffusing the team orders controversy at the recent Hungarian Grand Prix
  • Ferrari: Complete overhaul needed

    31 Jul 2014 | 3:26 am
    The Ferrari Formula 1 team requires a "360-degree" improvement before it can get back to where it wants to be in the competitive order, according to team boss Marco Mattiacci
  • Lauda: F1 doesn't need Briatore

    30 Jul 2014 | 8:13 am
    Niki Lauda insists that Formula 1 does not need former team boss Flavio Briatore to help find ways to make itself more popular
 
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  • 2015 F1 game to feature in-season updates

    31 Jul 2014 | 9:03 am
    Next year's official Formula One video game will be available on new-generation platforms and will feature live, in-season updates for the first time, Codemasters have confirmed. The game, which will be playable on the Xbox One, Playstation 4 and PC, will also be released earlier in the season
  • Ferrari announce reshuffle of power unit department

    31 Jul 2014 | 7:29 am
    Luca Marmorini is to leave his role as the director of Ferrari's engine and electronics department as the Italian team restructure their power unit department. The move, which was announced on Thursday, sees Mattia Binotto assume the role of chief operating officer, whilst Lorenzo Sassi retains his position as chief designer of the power unit
  • Exclusive Vijay Mallya Q&A: Force India can catch Williams

    30 Jul 2014 | 2:20 am
    Force India have continued their tradition of punching above their weight this season, and head into the summer break lying fifth in the constructors' table on 98 points - 39 up on this time last year. Although the team failed to score through either Nico Hulkenberg or Sergio Perez for the first time in 2014 in Hungary, team boss Vijay Mallya is confident his Mercedes-powered squad can continue to take the fight to the Formula One frontrunners
  • Hungary analysis - Ricciardo, Alonso, Hamilton share the plaudits

    28 Jul 2014 | 2:21 am
    Daniel Ricciardo's inspired drive to victory stole the headlines in Hungary, but the two men he beat - Fernando Alonso and Lewis Hamilton - also shone in a sensational finish to a breathtaking Grand Prix. For Alonso, an astounding final stint brought him within three laps of what would have been a first triumph of 2014 - while Hamilton came agonisingly close to an unprecedented charge from pit lane to victory
  • Nico Rosberg Q&A: Sometimes the odds are against you

    27 Jul 2014 | 11:32 am
    Mercedes' Nico Rosberg held a commanding lead in Sunday's race at the Hungaroring until Marcus Ericsson crashed his Caterham and brought out the safety car. At that point, the German's race turned on its head. Afterwards, the world championship leader spoke to reporters about his eventful day
 
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  • Hungaroring stats - Ricciardo doubles up

    27 Jul 2014 | 8:53 am
    In three previous races in Hungary, Daniel Ricciardo failed to break into the top ten, but on his fourth attempt the Red Bull driver got everything right, fighting his way to the front to record his second career victory. And just like in Canada, where he scored his first win, the Australian made the race-winning pass with three laps to go
  • Paddock Postcard from Hungary

    27 Jul 2014 | 2:26 am
    With just a week between the German and Hungarian rounds, you'd think there would be little time for those in the F1 paddock to get themselves into any mischief. Mercedes, however, found a way, when what was supposed to be a 'team building' exercise turned into anything but. Members of the team - though not the drivers - were on a group cycle ride along Vienna's River Danube
  • Hungary - What to Watch for…

    27 Jul 2014 | 12:34 am
    From Lewis Hamilton's sternest test of the season so far to the threat posed to Nico Rosberg by Red Bull, and from Sauber's push for their first points of the year to Lotus's desire for a spot of rain, we break down the key themes to look out for in Sunday's Formula 1 Pirelli Magyar Nagydij 2014
  • Qualifying analysis - Red Bulls to head Mercedes challenge

    26 Jul 2014 | 10:55 am
    Once again conditions for qualifying were cooler than they had been on Friday and more in line with those from FP3, as the Budapest track temperature fell from an initial 47 at the start of Q1 to 40 by the end of Q3. Rain at the start of that final session was also disruptive, but the big talking point was the fire that sent Lewis Hamilton to the back of the grid for the second race in succession, leaving Red Bull in prime position to capitalise should Rosberg's luck also desert him on Sunday
  • Friday analysis - conclusions hard to come by

    25 Jul 2014 | 10:11 am
    More sweltering track temperatures as high as 57 degrees Celsius, a general lack of grip and the need further to re-optimise their cars after the removal of inter-connected front and rear suspension systems kept all of the teams fully occupied in both practice sessions in Hungary...
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  • Nico Rosberg Q&A: Sometimes the odds are against you

    27 Jul 2014 | 11:32 am
    Mercedes' Nico Rosberg held a commanding lead in Sunday's race at the Hungaroring until Marcus Ericsson crashed his Caterham and brought out the safety car. At that point, the German's race turned on its head. Afterwards, the world championship leader spoke to reporters about his eventful day
  • Exclusive Christian Horner Q&A: Daniel drove fantastically

    27 Jul 2014 | 11:09 am
    Only twice have Mercedes been defeated in 2014, and on both occasions it was by Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo. After watching the Australian charge to victory in Budapest, Red Bull team principal Christian Horner discussed Ricciardo's achievement, the team's season so far, and his hopes for the rest of year
  • Lewis Hamilton Q&A: I may struggle to crack the top ten

    26 Jul 2014 | 8:48 am
    For the second straight race Lewis Hamilton suffered qualifying heartbreak as his hopes of securing pole in Hungary went up in smoke at the start of Q1. The Briton, who swept every practice session in Budapest, is under no illusions that Sunday's race will be extremely difficult and is doubtful that he can repeat his Hockenheim charge, even if he'll be trying his very best
  • Kevin Magnussen Q&A: I underestimated how wet it was

    26 Jul 2014 | 7:51 am
    McLaren's Kevin Magnussen was in the wrong place at the wrong time in Budapest qualifying, arriving at an unexpectedly wet Turn 1 just as the rain suddenly worsened in the early stages of Q3. It sent the Dane sliding into the barriers, leaving him 10th on the timesheets, three places behind team mate Jenson Button
  • Jenson Button Q&A: Williams within range for McLaren

    25 Jul 2014 | 11:32 am
    They may not yet be challenging for podiums, but it's no secret that McLaren have been making definite progress in recent races. According to Jenson Button, updates to the MP4-29 at Hockenheim should work even better here in Budapest, and could even give them shot at taking on Williams, whose FW36 is not expected to be so well suited to the tight and twisting Hungaroring. Button chatted about this and more following Friday practice in Hungary
 
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  • Caterham 'concerned' about lawsuit from fired employees

    29 Jul 2014 | 10:04 am
    Caterham F1 Team have responded to the claims of a group of former staff, saying it is concerned about the claims of a group of individuals after their dismissal from the team following its takeover by new owners.
  • Opinion: The Hungarian thriller as I saw it

    28 Jul 2014 | 4:53 am
    Even if Hungaroring is not a historical track like the one at Silverstone, Monza or Monaco, it usually produces huge excitement like it did back in 2006 or last Sunday. A sudden thunderstorm right before the pit lane opened refreshed the sultry conditions which opened up a few possibilities for those coming from behind.
  • Alonso's near victory a 'boost' for Ferrari

    27 Jul 2014 | 11:30 am
    Ferrari's driver put in strong performances at the Hungarian Grand Prix with Fernando Alonso claiming an unexpected second place finish thanks to error free driving. Kimi Raikkonenhad a difficult task to rise through the ranks from 16th but still finished 6th.
  • Hamilton claims great result, Rosberg disappointed

    27 Jul 2014 | 10:45 am
    Lewis Hamilton secured Mercedes' eleventh podium of the season, driving a brilliant race after starting from the pit-lane and finishing third just ahead of teammate Nico Rosberg in fourth position.
  • A sensational performance by Daniel - Horner

    27 Jul 2014 | 10:27 am
    Red Bull team principal Christian Horner had nothing but praise for Daniel Ricciardo after the Australian scored his second win of the season, and only the second non-Mercedes win this year as well.
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  • Ferrari engine boss Marmorini leaves team

    31 Jul 2014 | 7:50 am
    Ferrari has confirmed that the head of its engine and electronics department, Luca Marmorini, has left the team
  • Lauda: 'Why do we need Flavio?'

    31 Jul 2014 | 7:12 am
    Niki Lauda does not think Formula One should turn to Flavio Briatore to make the sport more popular and believes the sport is already making progress
  • Ferrari's weak points are clear

    31 Jul 2014 | 4:46 am
    Ferrari technical director James Allison says the weaknesses of the team's car are clear this year, but admits it will not be work of a moment to fix them
  • Mercedes committed to equality between drivers - Lauda

    31 Jul 2014 | 3:15 am
    Niki Lauda insists Mercedes is committed to giving its drivers equal equipment despite a run of reliability issues for Lewis Hamilton this year
  • F1 in danger of becoming GP1 - Newey

    31 Jul 2014 | 1:32 am
    Adrian Newey has warned that Formula One's restrictive chassis regulations pose the danger of making the series look like a single-make formula
 
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  • 2014 Hungarian GP: post race Press Conference

    David
    27 Jul 2014 | 10:49 am
    Q: Daniel, what brilliant drive, congratulations. How on earth does that feel? Daniel Ricciardo: “It feels as good as the first, it really does. I don’t know, I mean the safety car at the beginning played to our advantage and then I thought when the second one came out it didn’t really help us but [...]
  • 2014 German GP: post race Press Conference

    David
    20 Jul 2014 | 10:58 am
    Q: Nico, how sweet is the taste of the home victory champagne? Nico Rosberg: “It’s fantastic. It’s an amazing feeling for me to win here at home. A very, special day for me. Thank you for all your support here this weekend.” Q: Valtteri, three time on the podium now but how hot was the [...]
  • 2014 Austrian GP: post race Press Conference

    David
    22 Jun 2014 | 10:02 am
    Q: Another dominant one-two victory for Mercedes, so Nico what a very, very special for you again. Three now in the season. You capitalised on a very, very good qualifying and now another victory. Run us through it. Lot of control on the brakes by the sound of it, managing issues at the end there? [...]
  • 2014 Monaco GP: post race Press Conference

    David
    25 May 2014 | 10:07 am
    Q: Nico, congratulations, man – a home win for the home boy. How did it feel? You had Lewis very, very close to you all the race but you held on to your lead. How was it? Nico Rosberg
  • Stefano Domenicali steps down as Ferrari Team Principal

    David
    14 Apr 2014 | 5:11 am
    Following Ferrari’s poor start in the first three races of the new 2014 F1 season, the team’s Team Principal Stefano Domenicali has decided to step down from his role. Domenicali became Ferrari’s Sporting Director in 2002, before being appointed as Team Principal in 2008. “There are special moments that come along in everyone’s professional life, [...]
 
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  • Caterham launch action against ex-employees launching action

    Christine Blachford
    30 Jul 2014 | 2:33 pm
    The Caterham team have undergone a huge reshuffle since new owners took over in early July. Tony Fernandes sold the team to a consortium of investors, bringing in Christijan Albers as the new team principal. They also reduced the number of employees back at the factory, with reports that at least 40 staff had been made redundant.See more on Caterham launch action against ex-employees launching action
  • Mercedes face team orders criticism after Hungary

    Christine Blachford
    28 Jul 2014 | 12:00 pm
    At one point during the Hungarian Grand Prix, Nico Rosberg closed up behind Lewis Hamilton and we heard team radio instructing Lewis to let Nico past, as the pair were on different strategies. Nico never did make it past, as Hamilton was adamant the following car should be closer so as not to sacrifice too much of his own race.See more on Mercedes face team orders criticism after Hungary
  • Daniel Ricciardo takes second F1 victory in Hungary

    Christine Blachford
    27 Jul 2014 | 12:00 pm
    A hectic race at the Hungaroring began with a downpour before the lights went out. Drivers started on the intermediate tyres and spent the first few laps wondering when would be the right time to change to slicks. Marcus Ericsson helped, by crashed the Caterham into the barriers, bringing out the safety car. Most drivers came into the pit lane, except the top four who missed the opportunity and came in next time round. That dropped race leader Nico Rosberg down several places.See more on Daniel Ricciardo takes second F1 victory in Hungary
  • Rosberg scoops Hungarian pole as Hamilton catches fire

    Christine Blachford
    26 Jul 2014 | 12:00 pm
    Lewis Hamilton suffered an early exit from qualifying for the Hungarian Grand Prix after his Mercedes caught fire during the first of the three sessions. The Brit attempted to get back to the pit lane but had to bail out of the car once the flames got too big. Pastor Maldonado was also out in that first session, whilst Kimi Räikkönen dropped out after Ferrari mistakenly believed he was safe.See more on Rosberg scoops Hungarian pole as Hamilton catches fire
  • Azerbaijan added to F1’s 2016 season calendar

    Christine Blachford
    25 Jul 2014 | 12:00 pm
    Azerbaijan has become the latest addition to Formula One’s expanding calendar, with confirmation of a Grand Prix in 2016. At the same time, the continuing delays at the New Jersey track mean it has been put off for yet another year and will not likely be part of the 2015 lineup.See more on Azerbaijan added to F1’s 2016 season calendar
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  • Formula 1 Scraping Bottom or Just Staying in the News?

    Tomaso
    30 Jul 2014 | 3:33 pm
    Hmm? Now that Formula One's on Holiday, isn't I-T ironic that Uncle Bernaughty is once again stiring duh pot, with supposedly enticing Bosom Buddy Flavour Flav', or as Grizzled Journo' Joe Saward so rightly christened him; "HMS Monogram!" back into thee Fold.So who am I talking about? Well, none other than the disgraced ex-Boss of Renault F1's Flavio Briatore, who I also do NOT have time for, as good 'Ol Flav' stepped into I-T with both feet for Mwah with his slanderous tone towards then F1 driver Nelson Piquet, Jr. which I scribbled 'bout in;Good Riddance Flavio!Now comes word that Messer E…
  • Rossi leaves Caterham...

    Tomaso
    30 Jul 2014 | 9:59 am
    Suppose this shouldn't have been too surprising with the Leafield based squad in a cost savings mode, albeit it seems like a dumb move upon Caterham's behalf, as the PR the team would have received from running its American reserve driver at Circuit Of The Americas at Austin this coming Halloween weekend would have been a morale boost for the faltering back marker team at the least.Yet instead, 22yr old Californian Alexander Rossi, who's been part of the Caterham F1 concern since its inception as Lotus Racing 'Wayback in 2010 has departed the team prior to the just concluded German Grand…
  • F1: Paddock Notes – July 28th Edition

    Tomaso
    28 Jul 2014 | 9:24 am
    Sealed with a kiss: Nico Rosberg married his partner Vivian Sibold at a ceremony in Monaco just days prior to Germany winning the 2014 World Cup. (Image source: dailymail.co.uk)'Whale, had one HELLUVA time gettin' Duh 'Ol 'Confuzer to cooperate after its return, albeit purely a software interfacing problema between Zoomtext 10.0, which has turned into a Piece 'O SHIT! With 'Lucy, my ARSE-steamed screen reader continuously locking up and NOT being able to read the Firefox/mOOhzillah webpage, plus freezing up when simply trying to do a "Save As" in microSOFT's Pain in thy ARSE MS Office 'O7…
 
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  • F1 2014 – Hamilton: Just doing my job

    f1.co.uk
    29 Jul 2014 | 1:35 am
    Lewis Hamilton insists he was just doing his job at the 2014 Hungarian grand prix after he failed to obey team orders and let Nico Rosberg pass him. Hamilton told press association "It was not about questioning authority, and I don't think I was being ruthless." "I was not even being bloody minded. I was [...]
  • F1 2014 – Ferrari not happy with second

    f1.co.uk
    29 Jul 2014 | 1:34 am
    Ferrari insist there is plenty of work ahead and that the team is not content with a second place finish at the 2014 F1 Hungarian grand prix. Team boss Mattiacci said "We will not stop thinking about how the projects will work, so there is no shut down there." "We are 1.2s behind the leader, [...]
  • F1 2014 – Lauda: Mercedes were under “enormous stress”

    f1.co.uk
    28 Jul 2014 | 1:53 am
    Niki Lauda claims Mercedes team orders were a result of “enourmous stress” after the team asked Lewis Hamilton to move over for Nico Rosberg. Lauda told autosport "The team was under enormous stress because the race was a very difficult one, there is no question." "This race, with the Safety Car at the beginning and [...]
  • F1 2014 – Mercedes to rethink team orders

    f1.co.uk
    28 Jul 2014 | 1:52 am
    Mercedes will rethink team orders in the second half of the 2014 F1 season as Tot Wolff claims "We cannot expect the drivers in the second half of the season to move over for their main competitor." "We need to analyse how we ended up there and we need to again discuss the racing between [...]
  • Hungarian GP: Team and driver quotes – Race

    Grant
    27 Jul 2014 | 9:27 am
    Reaction from Budapest after the Hungarian Grand Prix, the eleventh round in the 2014 FIA Formula One World Championship. Infiniti Red Bull Racing Daniel Ricciardo “Winning this today, it honestly feels as good as the first. It sank in a lot quicker this one, so crossing the line today I knew what was going on [...]
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  • F1 ‘popularity’ meeting cancelled

    Mircea Serafim
    31 Jul 2014 | 6:30 am
    Jul.31 (GMM/Inautonews.com) A crisis meeting to plot formula one’s future has been cancelled. The meeting was set to take place in London on Thursday, involving Bernie Ecclestone, Ferrari’s Marco Mattiacci, Red Bull’s Christian Horner, Force India’s Bob Fernley and Mercedes’ Toto Wolff. But Germany’s Auto Bild reports that the meeting was called off at the last minute because Austrian Wolff, Mercedes’ motor sport chief, called in sick. Correspondents Bianca Garloff and Ralf Bach claim Wolff had to have follow-up checks on his broken bones in the wake…
  • Review – Hungarian GP 2014 Ricciardo strikes again

    Cristian Gnaticov
    31 Jul 2014 | 3:58 am
    Daniel Ricciardo’s first win was a lucky one, benefitting from the technical issues encountered by the Mercedes pair. His second win also had a fair share of luck. As said and done by Fangio, success is achieved by maximizing your opportunities, and Danny didn’t let his chance slip in Hungary. This was probably the most spectacular GP of the year, as several drivers shone by virtuosity, dedication and calculated aggression. The best were also the luckiest and finally stood on the podium: three different characters and driving styles. They might just be the best of the 2014 breed.
  • Toyota detailing GT 86 CS-R3 rally car

    Cristian Gnaticov
    31 Jul 2014 | 1:36 am
    Toyota has released the first details with the brand new GT 86 CS-R3 rally car, which will be seen in action next month and will go on sale soon, with customer deliveries beginning in early next year. The Toyota GT 86 CS-R3 rally car is basically an evolved version of the regular sports car which has been developed by TMG (Toyota Motorsport GmbH) and it is coming with a MacPherson front and double wishbone rear suspension system, with an HJS racing exhaust and exhaust manifold, a limited slip differential, a lightweight R3 FIA homologated safety cage, 15-inch for gravel and 17-inch for tarman…
  • [VIDEO] New race car teased by Renaultsport

    Cristian Gnaticov
    31 Jul 2014 | 1:27 am
    The French based automaker Renault has recently released a new teaser video which is offering us a first preview into an upcoming racecar, which will be unveiled close to the end of August. Renault is still playing hard to get and after teasing the Megane RS 275 Trophy-R just a few months ago, only to unveil it suddenly and then announce that this is the fastest front-wheel drive production car to lap the Ring, time has come for the company to focus around a brand new model, which will be developed by Renaultsport and which is currently being teased in the video posted below. The model in…
  • Former manager says Alonso ‘best thing about Ferrari’

    Mircea Serafim
    30 Jul 2014 | 10:50 pm
    Jul.31 (GMM/Inautonews.com) The new era of social media and F1′s traditional ‘silly season’ may not mix well together. Fernando Alonso turned 33 on Tuesday, and as far as official congratulations go, many spotted McLaren’s first. The Spaniard, undoubtedly frustrated with title-lacking life at Ferrari after five years, might be on the move and Honda is clearly on the hunt for a top driver to spearhead its new works McLaren foray. “Happy birthday to @alo_oficial,” McLaren said on Twitter, adding a photo of Alonso “driving flat-out in his McLaren MP4-22…
 
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  • Ferrari to get a 20HP boost thanks to a special paint

    Mike
    31 Jul 2014 | 1:14 am
    Marussia has led the way for a reported 20 horse power boost for struggling engine supplier Ferrari. That is the claim of Italy’s authoritative Autosprint, claiming that at the forthcoming ‘power circuits’ at Spa and Monza, the Maranello team might have to thank its diminutive customer for a fistful of extra speed. Reportedly, the clever solution gets more horse power...The post Ferrari to get a 20HP boost thanks to a special paint appeared first on The Formula 1 News.
  • Fernando is the best thing about Ferrari – Campos

    Mike
    31 Jul 2014 | 1:08 am
    The new era of social media and F1′s traditional ‘silly season’ may not mix well together. Fernando Alonso turned 33 on Tuesday, and as far as official congratulations go, many spotted McLaren’s first. The Spaniard, undoubtedly frustrated with title-lacking life at Ferrari after five years, might be on the move and Honda is clearly on the hunt for a top...The post Fernando is the best thing about Ferrari – Campos appeared first on The Formula 1 News.
  • Mercedes drivers told to obey team orders from now on

    Mike
    31 Jul 2014 | 1:03 am
    Mercedes’ title-warring drivers have been told they must follow team orders over the remaining eight races of 2014. The Brackley based team moved to play down Lewis Hamilton’s defiance in Hungary last Sunday, accepting that the Briton was right to refuse to let Nico Rosberg past. “Nico never got close enough to Lewis to make the move,” said team boss...The post Mercedes drivers told to obey team orders from now on appeared first on The Formula 1 News.
  • Kvyat seen as man of the future in F1

    Mike
    31 Jul 2014 | 12:59 am
    Fresh blood is in no short supply on the F1 grid this year, as Daniel Ricciardo and Valtteri Bottas impress. But if you ask Marc Surer, a former driver turned commentator for German television, he doesn’t hesitate for a second when asked who he would sign up if he ran a team. “Kvyat,” he told Speed Week instantly. Surer is...The post Kvyat seen as man of the future in F1 appeared first on The Formula 1 News.
  • Mercedes will try again to turn up F1 volume – Lauda

    Mike
    31 Jul 2014 | 12:45 am
    Niki Lauda has put his mind to the problem of F1′s dwindling television and spectator audiences. Before the sport breaks for the summer, key meetings will take place this week, including the brand new ‘popularity working group’ reportedly headed by Flavio Briatore. But F1 legend and Mercedes team chairman Lauda doubts the sport needs the former crash-gate protagonist to solve...The post Mercedes will try again to turn up F1 volume – Lauda appeared first on The Formula 1 News.
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  • Ferrari to get a 20HP boost thanks to a special paint

    Mike
    31 Jul 2014 | 1:14 am
    Marussia has led the way for a reported 20 horse power boost for struggling engine supplier Ferrari. That is the claim of Italy’s authoritative Autosprint, claiming that at the forthcoming ‘power circuits’ at Spa and Monza, the Maranello team might have to thank its diminutive customer for a fistful of extra speed. Reportedly, the clever solution gets more horse power...The post Ferrari to get a 20HP boost thanks to a special paint appeared first on The Formula 1 News.
  • Fernando is the best thing about Ferrari – Campos

    Mike
    31 Jul 2014 | 1:08 am
    The new era of social media and F1′s traditional ‘silly season’ may not mix well together. Fernando Alonso turned 33 on Tuesday, and as far as official congratulations go, many spotted McLaren’s first. The Spaniard, undoubtedly frustrated with title-lacking life at Ferrari after five years, might be on the move and Honda is clearly on the hunt for a top...The post Fernando is the best thing about Ferrari – Campos appeared first on The Formula 1 News.
  • Mercedes drivers told to obey team orders from now on

    Mike
    31 Jul 2014 | 1:03 am
    Mercedes’ title-warring drivers have been told they must follow team orders over the remaining eight races of 2014. The Brackley based team moved to play down Lewis Hamilton’s defiance in Hungary last Sunday, accepting that the Briton was right to refuse to let Nico Rosberg past. “Nico never got close enough to Lewis to make the move,” said team boss...The post Mercedes drivers told to obey team orders from now on appeared first on The Formula 1 News.
  • Kvyat seen as man of the future in F1

    Mike
    31 Jul 2014 | 12:59 am
    Fresh blood is in no short supply on the F1 grid this year, as Daniel Ricciardo and Valtteri Bottas impress. But if you ask Marc Surer, a former driver turned commentator for German television, he doesn’t hesitate for a second when asked who he would sign up if he ran a team. “Kvyat,” he told Speed Week instantly. Surer is...The post Kvyat seen as man of the future in F1 appeared first on The Formula 1 News.
  • Mercedes will try again to turn up F1 volume – Lauda

    Mike
    31 Jul 2014 | 12:45 am
    Niki Lauda has put his mind to the problem of F1′s dwindling television and spectator audiences. Before the sport breaks for the summer, key meetings will take place this week, including the brand new ‘popularity working group’ reportedly headed by Flavio Briatore. But F1 legend and Mercedes team chairman Lauda doubts the sport needs the former crash-gate protagonist to solve...The post Mercedes will try again to turn up F1 volume – Lauda appeared first on The Formula 1 News.
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  • F1 – British GP – Battles and Bitches

    The F1 Poet
    9 Jul 2014 | 8:38 am
    British GP recap – a very alternative view: Well the British Grand Prix is dusted in done And so too is round number nine of F1’s title run An interesting race full of thrills and spills And moments in which spines felt uncomfortable chills It began in lap one when Kimi ran wide He rejoined […]
  • Feeling the Burn in the Lotus Garage

    The F1 Poet
    6 Jun 2014 | 1:14 pm
    Lotus F1 Sponsor Burn Energy Drink, part of the Coca Cola family extended an invitation to me to experience Free Practice. I met Fleur Foster, Lotus account manager at the garage entrance and she escorted me in. While she briefed me on the rules and handed me my headset, we chatted about her role and […]
  • A look back at the crazy events of the Monaco GP of 96

    The F1 Poet
    21 May 2014 | 2:49 am
    There is one Grand Prix, to which one must go Without question or doubt, it’s Monaco Where commitments are final and often misgiving It’s tight and twisty and unforgiving I take a look back, in my rear-view mirror To 1996, here this couldn’t be clearer A race of attrition, with no immunity But for a […]
  • In Memory of a Legend – #SENNA

    The F1 Poet
    1 May 2014 | 6:35 am
      This first day of May, we are reminded of that sad and dreadful day, when the legend passed away. The silence was deafening in our state of dismay, it’s been 20 years for which for him the champagne would no longer spray. He was not just a driver but so much more, the fiercest […]
  • A Tribute to Senna – Cartoon

    The F1 Poet
    30 Apr 2014 | 5:23 am
    A Tribute to Ayrton Senna   You can find more of Chris Rathbone’s work at http://www.rathbonecreative.com/
 
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  • Lauda: Mercedes will try again to turn up F1 volume

    Dawan
    31 Jul 2014 | 8:48 am
    Niki Lauda has put his mind to the problem of F1′s dwindling television and spectator audiences. Before the sport breaks for the summer, key meetings will take place this week, including the brand new ‘popularity working group’ reportedly headed by Flavio Briatore. But F1 legend and Mercedes team chairman Lauda doubts the sport needs the […] Lauda: Mercedes will try again to turn up F1 volume
  • Lauda- Vettel will NOT replace Hamilton

    Charlie Bennett
    31 Jul 2014 | 8:39 am
    Mercedes non-executive chairman Niki Lauda has moved to deny claims that Mercedes are lining up a move for Sebastian Vettel to replace Lewis Hamilton from 2016. Rumours over Hamilton’s future have been rife as the driver market heats up. He is out of contract at the end of next season and has been linked with […] Lauda- Vettel will NOT replace Hamilton
  • What does it take to be an F1 driver?

    LPL
    30 Jul 2014 | 8:19 am
    The F1 World Championship is the pinnacle of motorsports. It’s where the world’s greatest drivers hop into the world’s fastest racing cars hoping that they will emerge to a champagne spraying reception, hordes of super models, lucrative sponsorship deals and worldwide fame. So what does it take to join the ‘world’s greatest driversclub’? Well for […] What does it take to be an F1 driver?
  • Ferrari denies Pat Fry axed

    Dawan
    30 Jul 2014 | 8:10 am
    Ferrari on Tuesday denied reports Pat Fry has been sacked. The Maranello team recently did not confirm speculation engine chief Luca Marmorini has been similarly ousted. Chassis chief James Allison, hard at work on the 2015 project, is undoubtedly safe, but Britain’s Sky on Tuesday suggested fellow Briton Fry, officially Ferrari’s engineering director, has been […] Ferrari denies Pat Fry axed
  • Mexico could be ‘double points’ finale in 2015 F1 season

    Dawan
    30 Jul 2014 | 7:55 am
    Mexico could close next year’s world championship with a ‘double points’ finale. That is the claim of FIA vice president Jose Abed, who represents Mexico on the governing body’s World Motor Sport Council. It was confirmed last week that, after a more than two decade absence, the sport is returning in 2015 to the iconic […] Mexico could be ‘double points’ finale in 2015 F1 season
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  • Engine boss Luca Marmorini leaves Ferrari

    thisisf1
    31 Jul 2014 | 9:38 am
    Ferrari’s long-serving engine boss Luca Marmorini has left the Maranello marque with immediate effect as part of an internal reshuffle. Following the introduction of the new power unit this season, Ferrari have struggled in comparison to one of their key rivals, Mercedes. That would appear to ...
  • Formula 1 ‘popularity’ meeting cancelled

    thisisf1
    31 Jul 2014 | 6:45 am
    A crisis meeting to plot formula one’s future has been cancelled. The meeting was set to take place in London on Thursday, involving Bernie Ecclestone, Ferrari’s Marco Mattiacci, Red Bull’s Christian Horner, Force India’s Bob Fernley and Mercedes’ Toto Wolff. But German...
  • Codemasters F1 2014 Gameplay Trailer and Photos

    thisisf1
    31 Jul 2014 | 4:45 am
    Feel the power of new turbocharged FORMULA ONE cars in the most accessible FORMULA 1 video game yet, including a new driver evaluation system to adjust the game to your level, shorter career options and new Very Easy mode. F1 2014 features all the cars, drivers and circuits from the 2014 FIA FORMULA...
  • F1 2014 is last gen until 2015 says Codemasters

    thisisf1
    31 Jul 2014 | 4:35 am
    Today’s the day we can finally talk F1! First things first, we’re working on two new Formula 1 titles – one on old gen, the other on new gen. Hot Links: Codemasters F1 2014 Gameplay Trailer and Photos Coming October 17th (21st in NA) is F1 2014 on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC. Drawing upon all our...
  • Caterham wants first F1 team to host trackside IT infrastructure in cloud

    thisisf1
    31 Jul 2014 | 2:36 am
    Caterham wants to be the first team on the Formula 1 grid to host its whole trackside IT infrastructure in the cloud. Initially founded as Team Lotus in 2010, the new outfit had to prepare for the globetrotting nature of Formula 1 – which this season has Grand Prix events taking place in 19 co...
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  • Top 5 Drivers from the Hungarian Grand Prix

    29 Jul 2014 | 11:08 am
    Image Courtesy: Getty Images Some of the best racing drivers in the world had to tackle tricky conditions during the first quarter of the Hungarian Grand Prix before making the best out of their strategy. Daniel Ricciardo ultimately come out on top, after executing some great moves during the last five laps of the race to record only his second Grand Prix victory. Fernando Alonso spent 32 laps on a single set of soft tyres to take second place while Lewis Hamilton rounded off the podium, having started from the pitlane. Image Courtesy: Getty Images Daniel Ricciardo Daniel Ricciardo’s…
  • Hulkenberg takes blame for clash with Perez

    27 Jul 2014 | 10:08 am
    Nico Hulkenberg has taken full blame for his crash with Force India teammate Sergio Perez that resulted in him retire from a race for the first time this season. Hulkenberg, in his own words, is enjoying his best year in Formula 1, with points scoring results in first 10 races of the seasons, including four fine fifth place finishes. However, that run came to an end today when Hulkenberg hit Perez at the final corner, bringing a premature end to his race. “The track was drying out and I was quite close behind Checo when I made contact with him at the final corner,” The German said…
  • Hamilton: team orders to allow Rosberg 'strange'

    27 Jul 2014 | 9:36 am
    Lewis Hamilton says he found it strange that his team asked him to let Nico Rosberg through, considering how far he was down the road. Nico Rosberg was on a completely different strategy to Hamilton and needed to close the gap to the leaders as much as he can before making his final stop. For this, he wanted Hamilton to let him through - something that never happened with the Briton arguing on the team radio that "I'm not letting him past me, if he gets close enough to overtake he can overtake." After the race, Hamilton reiterated those comments and added that: “If I let him past then…
  • Top 10 Tweets from the Hungarian Grand Prix

    27 Jul 2014 | 8:47 am
    Image Courtesy: Getty Images When the wheel-to-wheel racing is this good, who needs a working group to improve the show? The Hungarian Grand Prix provided us with a thrilling climax, the roots of which were laid during the first two safety car periods.  Ricciardo emerged as the surprise winner, overtaking the Ferrari of Fernando Alonso who spent nearly half the race on a single set of soft tyres. Lewis Hamilton drove a superb race to classify third ahead of teammate and title rival Nico Rosberg who was unlucky with the timing of the two safety cars. [View the story "Top 10 Tweets from…
  • Ricciardo takes surprise win at a strategic Hungarian GP

    27 Jul 2014 | 8:03 am
    Daniel Ricciardo took the step of the podium at the Hungaroring in a race that came alive during the last few laps, but whose result was dictated by the strategic decisions taken after two early safety car periods. Damp conditions at the start of the race caught a number of drivers, necessitating two safety cars during first 30 laps of the race. Race winner Daniel Ricciardo pitted under both of them, signalling a three stop strategy on a track that is notoriously difficult for overtaking. But the Australian quickly caught two-stoppers Fernando Alonso and Lewis Hamilton after his final visit…
 
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  • CATERHAM F1 TEAM STATEMENT

    Paul Gawne
    29 Jul 2014 | 12:16 pm
    Leafield Technical Centre, UK – 29th July 2014Caterham F1 Team has read with great concern recent reports about a group of individuals who are claiming unfair dismissal from the Formula 1 team following its takeover by new owners.The team is now taking legal action against those parties representing the individuals concerned, and each person involved, seeking compensation for the damages suffered by the team due to the gross misrepresentation of the facts made by all those concerned.These claims include the statement that they have been released from Caterham F1 Team – this is incorrect.
  • Nico Rosberg Video Blog - Hungary

    Paul Gawne
    29 Jul 2014 | 12:22 am
    Nico Rosberg's Review of the 2014 Hungarian Grand PrixA mixed weekend for Nico Rosberg in Budapest saw the good work of qualifying and a strong start undone by the safety car.In his latest video blog, Nico reflects on an eventful weekend in Hungary:"That was a disappointing day. In the beginning, it was all under control but unfortunately the safety car cost me"
  • 2014 Hungary Grand Prix – Race‏ - Pirelli's Data

    Paul Gawne
    29 Jul 2014 | 12:14 am
    RICCIARDO USES THREE STOP STRATEGY TO WIN FINAL RACEBEFORE SUMMER BREAKHEAVY RAIN BEFORE THE START MAKES FOR VERY EXCITING RACINGTHREE DIFFERENT STRATEGIES AND TYRE CHOICES FOR THE TOP 3 CLASSIFIEDHungaroring, July 27, 2014 – Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo has claimed his second career win to maintain his third place in the driver’s championship at the Pirelli-sponsored Hungarian Grand Prix, before Formula One’s annual summer break. Ricciardo used a three stop strategy running the whole race on the P Zero Yellow soft tyre after having started on the Cinturato Green intermediate tyre.
  • Pirelli's 18inch Tyre concept

    Paul Gawne
    9 Jul 2014 | 1:00 pm
    Today Lotus F1 team and Pirelli tested a new concept 18" tyre for 'aesthetic purposes' but also to look at potential tyre concepts for the future of F1. Thus making the F1 tyres more road relevant! Here are some pictures and quotes from Pirelli and Lotus. What do you think? would you prefer these new larger wheels?Quotes:Charles Pic: “It was special to be the first person to try the new Pirelli 18 inch tyres. It was a very early evaluation test and the different tyres and wheels affect the aerodynamics of the car quite a lot, but you could certainly feel that the tyres felt different to…
  • BritishGP results and quotes

    Paul Gawne
    8 Jul 2014 | 1:03 pm
    Pos Driver                Team/Car                 Time/Gap 1. Lewis Hamilton        Mercedes                 2h26m52.094s 2. Valtteri Bottas       Williams-Mercedes        +30.135s 3. Daniel Ricciardo      Red Bull-Renault         +46.495s 4. Jenson Button         McLaren-Mercedes         +47.390s 5. Sebastian Vettel…
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