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  • Ferrari boss takes a provocative stance 3 days ago

    Ferrari boss Maurizio Arrivabene has taken a provocative stance, before the Formula One season has even started, in response to rumours about a clampdown on access passes for teams. Arrivabene, a marketing man who was appointed in November, sat with Ferrari's Mexican reserve driver Esteban Gutierrez and sporting director Massimo Rivola...
  • Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo edges Kimi Raikkonen in Barcelona February 21, 2015

    Montmelo: Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo narrowly clocked the fastest time while also putting in the most laps during Formula One preseason testing on Friday. The Australian put Red Bull at the top of the day's timesheet for the first time this preseason by steering his way to a benchmark lap...
  • Ferrari play down promising test performances February 21, 2015

    Barcelona: Ferrari Formula One team principal Maurizio Arrivabene has pledged to run for the hills barefoot if his drivers win four races this season but he does not expect that to happen despite promising signs in testing. "Winning two races will be fine. Three will be perfect. Four and I run...
  • Ferrari reveal radical F1 concept car February 18, 2015

    Ferrari have come up with a design for an aggressive-looking concept car they believe could be the future of Formula One. Ferrari posted an image of the radical design on their website Tuesday and invited fans to comment. Ferrari says, "Would it be possible to come up with an F1 car which...
  • Formula One's rules revolution will have to wait February 18, 2015

    London: Formula One's next rules revolution will have to wait until at least 2017 after a meeting in Geneva on Tuesday voted against significant technical change before then. Although there was no formal statement issued, sources said the FIA's Formula One Commission had rejected a proposal to change the regulations and...
  • Kimi Raikkonen fastest as first test ends in Jerez February 5, 2015

    Spain: Formula One's first pre-season test ended in Jerez on Wednesday with Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen fastest, Mercedes doing more laps than anyone else and McLaren once again bottom of the timesheets. While Raikkonen completed 106 laps in the new Ferrari SF15-T car and ensured Ferrari-engined cars set the pace every day,...
  • Ferrari fast improving with new F1 car February 4, 2015

    Ferrari have made improvements in all areas and their new Formula One car is a "completely different story" to the one that drew a dismal blank on the track last year, Kimi Raikkonen said on Tuesday. "The whole package is quite a bit better from where we finished last year. We've...
  • McLaren make troubled start to testing February 2, 2015

    Fernando Alonso made a troubled start to testing McLaren's new Formula One car in Spain on Sunday while champions Mercedes pounded out the laps and Sebastian Vettel went fastest for Ferrari. Spaniard Alonso, who has moved from Ferrari at the start of a new Honda-powered era for McLaren, completed just six...
  • Sebastian Vettel warns against expecting too much of Ferrari January 30, 2015

    London: Sebastian Vettel gave Ferrari's new Formula One car his seal of approval on Friday while warning fans not to expect too much from a team that made major changes after failing to win anything last year. "Obviously there is a change in colour for me so it's a new experience...
  • Formula One needs a 'real revolution', says Ferrari boss January 24, 2015

    Formula One needs to go through a 'real revolution' by 2017 with cars making the sort of noise that heavy metal rock fans would appreciate, according to Ferrari boss Maurizio Arrivabene. The principal, who took over the team in November, told the Ferrari website on Friday that the show needed to...
  • Sebastian Vettel a good fit for Ferrari, says Surtees January 21, 2015

    Sebastian Vettel could be just the man to revive Ferrari's Formula One fortunes because both need to recover their lost lustre after a dismal year, the team's 1964 world champion John Surtees said on Tuesday. Quadruple world champion Vettel failed to win a race in 2014 with Red Bull and was...
  • Boost for McLaren after Honda win engine argument January 17, 2015

    London: McLaren have been given a boost after Formula One's governing body tweaked the rules to allow Honda, the team's new partner, to develop their engine this season in line with rival manufacturers. The Japanese company, who have replaced Mercedes at McLaren, are returning to Formula One as the sport's fourth...
  • Ferrari to present new F1 car online on January 30 January 9, 2015

    Ferrari will present their new Formula One car online on January 30, a day after McLaren take the wraps off their Honda-powered challenger. Ferrari, with four times champion Sebastian Vettel signed from Red Bull, said in a statement that the as-yet unnamed successor to the F14T car would be presented to...
  • F1: Ferrari, McLaren take a hit from Marussia collapse December 28, 2014

    Ferrari and McLaren stand to lose millions as a result of the collapse of the Marussia Formula One team, the Sunday Telegraph newspaper reported. It said documents from administrators FRP Advisory dated Dec. 18 showed that Ferrari, Formula One's oldest and most successful team, were owed 16.6 million pounds ($25.81 million)...
  • Ferrari Testarossa driven in the hit 1980s series 'Miami Vice' available on eBay for $1.75 million December 25, 2014

    Miami Beach: Procrastinating holiday shoppers can now grab one of Miami's most iconic two-seaters: the all-white 1986 Ferrari Testarossa driven by TV cops "Sonny" Crockett and Ricardo "Rico" Tubbs in the hit 1980s series "Miami Vice." The car is available on eBay through January 7 and is being offered for $1.75...
  • F1: Ferrari braced for another hard year in 2015 December 22, 2014

    Ferrari chairman Sergio Marchionne drew a line under a dismal year for Formula One's most glamorous and successful team on Monday but made clear that 2015 would also be a season of struggle. Speaking at a news conference before Christmas lunch at the team's Fiorano test track, Marchionne left no doubt...
  • Fernando Alonso has unfinished business at McLaren December 12, 2014

    'Never say never' has always been a popular saying in Formula One and Fernando Alonso's return to McLaren proves the point. The team's announcement on Thursday that the double world champion will race for them next season with 2009 champion Jenson Button came as no surprise, since it had been widely...
  • Sebastian Vettel and I would push Ferrari in right direction: Raikkonen December 6, 2014

    Abu Dhabi: Former Formula One champion Kimi Raikkonen said that the inclusion of Sebastian Vettel will certainly help them revive Ferrari's fortunes in the Championship next year, after a disappointing end to the 2014 season. Ferrari struggled to a fourth-place finish in the Constructors' Championship while Raikkonen was outshone by team-mate...
  • Jules Bianchi did not slow sufficiently, says FIA report December 3, 2014

    Paris: French Formula One driver Jules Bianchi did not slow sufficiently under warning flags before crashing at the Japanese Grand Prix, an International Automobile Federation (FIA) report found on Wednesday. "Bianchi did not slow sufficiently to avoid losing control at the same point on the track as (Adrian) Sutil," the report,...
  • Sebastian Vettel holds first test with Ferrari at Fiorano November 30, 2014

    Maranello: Sebastian Vettel is testing with Ferrari for the first time since signing with the Formula One team. The Gazzetta dello Sport reports that the German driver is at the wheel of an F2012 from two seasons ago at Ferrari's private Fiorano circuit. It was announced last week that Vettel, who won...
  • Sebastian Vettel holds 1st test with Ferrari at Fiorano November 29, 2014

    Maralleno: Sebastian Vettel is testing with Ferrari for the first time since signing with the Formula One team. The Gazzetta dello Sport reports that the German driver is at the wheel of an F2012 from two seasons ago at Ferrari's private Fiorano circuit. It was announced last week that Vettel, who won...
  • Formula One: Ferrari name new team principal in latest shakeup November 25, 2014

    Maranello: Ferrari replaced Marco Mattiacci with Maurizio Arrivabene as team principal on Monday in the latest shakeup to the struggling Formula One team. Mattiacci lasted only seven months on the job after being hired in April to replace Stefano Domenicali, who resigned. On Sunday, Ferrari finished their first season without a race...
  • Arrivabene replaces Mattiacci as Ferrari principal November 24, 2014

    Abu Dhabi: Marco Mattiacci's brief reign as Ferrari Formula One principal ended on Monday with the Fiat-owned team replacing him with Maurizio Arrivabene. The Italian joins from team sponsor Philip Morris where he has held senior positions in marketing and promotions. He is also an independent board member of Juventus soccer...
  • Final 2014 Formula One standings November 23, 2014

    Lewis Hamilton won the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday as he clinched a second Formula One title and denied his teammate Nico Rosberg his first. In a race overshadowed by the ever-present spectre of mechanical failure after Rosberg suffered an early loss of power, Hamilton powered to his 11th win...
  • Alonso hits back at Ferrari boss Mattiacci November 23, 2014

    Abu Dhabi: Fernando Alonso has hit back at Ferrari principal Marco Mattiacci for saying that Sebastian Vettel would bring "the utmost motivation and commitment" to the Formula One team when he replaces the Spaniard next season. "I heard the comments and I don't think they were very good," Alonso told reporters...
  • Kimi Raikkonen sees fun times ahead with Sebastian Vettel November 20, 2014

    Abu Dhabi: Kimi Raikkonen saw fun times ahead after Ferrari ended months of waiting and confirmed that Sebastian Vettel would replace Fernando Alonso at the Formula One team next season. Where Alonso and Raikkonen were seen as a fire and ice pairing of champions, 'two roosters in one henhouse' as former...
  • Fernando Alonso expressed doubts to Ferrari last year November 20, 2014

    Abu Dhabi: Fernando Alonso revealed on Thursday that he had doubts about staying at Ferrari even last year and had told former chairman Luca Di Montezemolo months ago that he knew he wanted out. "It was not a special moment of the year that I opened my eyes," the Spaniard told...
  • Fernando Alonso leaves Ferrari, Sebastian Vettel replaces him November 20, 2014

    Two-time Formula One champion Fernando Alonso is leaving Ferrari after the final race of the season and will be replaced by four-time champion Sebastian Vettel. The 33-year-old Spanish driver had said earlier this season that his future was elsewhere, likely at McLaren. Moments after Ferrari announced Alonso's departure on Thursday, the...
  • F1 teams play down talk of US Grand Prix boycott November 1, 2014

    Formula One's struggling teams played down talk of a possible boycott of Sunday's US Grand Prix as argument over division of the sport's revenues grew more heated on Friday. With the indebted Marussia and Caterham teams in administration and absent from Austin, there was speculation that others could refuse to race...
  • Fernando Alonso excited for future, but won't reveal plan October 31, 2014

    Facing rapid-fire and persistent questions about his future, Ferrari's Fernando Alonso would only smile and say he's making big plans and ready to win again. What they are exactly, he's not ready to say. Alonso on Thursday acknowledged speculation that the former two-time world champion could leave Ferrari after this season, his...