Risky: Di Montezemolo criticizes Scuderia

Risky: Di Montezemolo criticizes Scuderia

The long-time Ferrari President Luca di Montezemolo has criticized the course of his successor Sergio Marchionne. The decision to put in formula 1 on a purely Italian team of technicians was risky,”said the 69-year-old:”To win in formula 1, you need the best people and openness for the new.” Although it would be”nice to win with…

Rosberg inheritance: Red Bull blew Mercedes down

Rosberg inheritance: Red Bull blew Mercedes down

The Silly Season”of Formula 1 went into an unexpected extension in winter 2016/17, when Nico Rosberg resigned completely surprisingly after winning the World Championship. Just when all the seats seemed to be allocated, suddenly everything was open again. Toto Wolff’s phone was still not silent during the FIA award ceremony. Pretty much everyone from the…

Tests: Hamilton lets the muscles play

Tests: Hamilton lets the muscles play

Mercedes and Lewis Hamilton took the lead in the Formula One test trips in Barcelona on Tuesday morning. After the first four hours of driving on the Circuit de Catalunya, the Brit was not only the fastest but also the busiest pilot of the session thanks to a preliminary weekly break in 1:20.983 minutes. 64…

Hidden father arrested after robbery

Hidden father arrested after robbery

Max Verstappen’s father, former Formula One pilot Jos Verstappen, This is reported by De Limburger and other Dutch media. The incident occurred in the Dutch coastal town of Roermond at 18:00 clock, the exact circumstances are unclear: Copy, whose face was supposed to have been covered in blood, had been asked to leave the beach…

Root: F1 needs new camera settings

Root: F1 needs new camera settings

The Formula-1 cars are faster and more spectacular due to the new regulation. The improvement can be clearly seen on the rounds, but not yet on the TV screens. Although online recordings could convey some impressions of a faster formula 1, ex-pilot Alexander Wurz calls for further TV changes, wants to present the new royal…

McLaren expects more problems in China

McLaren expects more problems in China

For the McLaren team, China’s Grand Prix will be the first real reality check. Because at the Albert Park Circuit, a strong Fernando Alonso almost scored World Cup points, even though the Spaniard and teammate Stoffel Vandoorne McLaren currently see at the very end of the field. The long, fast straight lines will probably show…

Red-Bull crisis: B-Car must work

Red-Bull crisis: B-Car must work

The Sochi weekend was the lowest point of the season for Red Bull: Around 1,7 seconds per lap one lost to the top in qualifying and even in the race the lag did not shrink below one second. Is Red Bull blowing exactly now with the B-version of the RB13, which is revealed in Barcelona,…

Hardly overtaking: FIA against larger DRS zones

Hardly overtaking: FIA against larger DRS zones

Russia’s Grand Prix in Sochi last weekend will not go down as the most spectacular Formula One race of all time in history. Mercedes-Neuling Valtteri Bottas won a start-goal victory before Ferrari-Star Sebastian Vettel could open in the last rounds, But no more attacks. Even in the chase field little or nothing happened: statisticians wrote…

Sepang-Boss Ecclestone? Feeling set up

Sepang-Boss Ecclestone? Feeling set up

Five months before the last Formula One Grand Prix in Sepang on October 1st, CEO Razlan Razali aired his anger at the new owners Liberty Media and former boss Bernie Ecclestone. The latter had been crucifying and exploiting route operators for years, which eventually forced Sepang to withdraw prematurely after 19 years in formula 1.…

Mercedes boss expects a tough race

Mercedes boss expects a tough race

The German racing centre Mercedes travels to Montreal with rather slower expectations for the Grand Prix from Canada. In view of the route, it could be a tricky race for us,”said Mercedes motor sports director Toto Wolff before the seventh season. After the problems in Monaco, where World Champion Sebastian Vettel in Ferrari took the…