JEAN ERIC VERGNE

  • JeanEric Vergne handed 10place grid penalty at Spanish Grand Prix May 10, 2014

    French driver JeanEric Vergne was handed a 10place grid penalty and his Toro Rosso Formula One team fined 30,000 euros ($41,300) on Friday after the right rear wheel came off his car during Spanish Grand Prix practice. Stewards said in a statement that the turn one incident, during the afternoon session...
  • Toro Rosso's Vergne penalised for causing a collision November 18, 2013

    Austin, Texas: Toro Rosso's JeanEric Vergne was handed a 20second postrace penalty for colliding with Mexican Esteban Gutierrez on the final lap of the US Grand Prix on Sunday, dropping the Frenchman from 12th to 16th place. The drivethrough penalty was imposed after the finish of the race won by Red...
  • Alonso cleared after precautionary checks November 4, 2013

    Abu Dhabi: Ferrari's Fernando Alonso had precautionary checks in hospital after hurting his back on a heavy jolt over the kerbs at the Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix on Sunday. A team spokesman said he had been given the allclear. "I still have all my teeth after the impact," the Spaniard,...
  • Raikkonen, Ricciardo and Vergne in race for 2014 Red Bull seat: Horner July 6, 2013

    Nuerburgring, Germany: Formula 1 team Red Bull's team principal Christian Horner on Friday said that Kimi Raikkonen, Daniel Ricciardo and JeanEric Vergne are the likely contenders to replace Mark Webber as world champion Sebastian Vettel's teammate in 2014. Australian Webber announced last week that he will bring an end to his...
  • Pirelli says teams contributed to blowouts July 3, 2013

    Formula One teams contributed to the dramatic blowouts at Sunday's British Grand Prix by mounting rear tyres the wrong way around and running them with low pressures, supplier Pirelli said on Tuesday. Rejecting any suggestion that its product was dangerous, the Italian company said in a statement it would bring...
  • JeanEric Vergne eyes Silverstone after strong Montreal June 14, 2013

    Toro Rosso driver JeanEric Vergne on Friday said that he is keenly awaiting the upcoming British Grand Prix after his strong finish at the Canadian Grand Prix.Vergne grabbed a careerbest sixth place in Montreal to give Toro Rosso their best result since Sebastian Vettel in 2008. In his Toro Rosso blog,...
  • Can JeanEric Vergne replace Mark Webber in RBR? June 14, 2013

    Toro Rosso driver JeanEric Vergne could replace Mark Webber after the Red Bull veteran vacated his Formula One seat, although Kimi Raikkonen of Lotus remains the hot favourite for the job. Vergne finished eighth in Monaco and clinched sixth place in Montreal, which represented Toro Rosso's best finish since the...
  • F1 team Toro Rosso to keep Riccciardo, Vergne November 2, 2012

    Dubai: Formula One team Toro Rosso say their current driver lineup of Daniel Ricciardo and JeanEric Vergne will race again in the 2013 season. Toro Rosso made the announcement on Wednesday. Both drivers joined the team this season. Ricciardo is 17th with 12 points and Vergne 18th with nine in...