fbpx

Ferrari has “best line-up of the entire pit lane” – Binotto | RaceFans Round-up

In the round-up: Ferrari team principal said the team has the best line-up in F1 following the arrival of Carlos Sainz Jnr alongside Charles Leclerc this year.

In brief
Binotto “very happy” with Ferrari’s latest line-up
Speaking after Ferrari moved up to third place in the constructors championship last weekend, Binotto said he was “very happy” with the team’s new pairing for this year.
“I’m very happy for many reasons,” he said. “The first I think we’ve got the best line-up of the entire pit lane.

Read original

Raikkonen on F1 future: ‘I’m waiting to see what happens’

Kimi Raikkonen and a possible departure from Formula 1 remains a topic in the media every season. His future at Alfa Romeo is uncertain, but as we have come to expect from him he remains as relaxed as ever.
Antonio Giovinazzi‘s seat at Alfa Romeo is also in doubt, and so the team appear to have free choice for their drivers in 2022. Both drivers’ contracts expire at the end of this year, and the team have already showed open interest in Valtteri Bottas.

Read original

Raikkonen on F1 future: ‘I’m waiting to see what happens’

Kimi Raikkonen and a possible departure from Formula 1 remains a topic in the media every season. His future at Alfa Romeo is uncertain, but as we have come to expect from him he remains as relaxed as ever.
Antonio Giovinazzi‘s seat at Alfa Romeo is also in doubt, and so the team appear to have free choice for their drivers in 2022. Both drivers’ contracts expire at the end of this year, and the team have already showed open interest in Valtteri Bottas.

Read original

Raikkonen on F1 future: ‘I’m waiting to see what happens’

Kimi Raikkonen and a possible departure from Formula 1 remains a topic in the media every season. His future at Alfa Romeo is uncertain, but as we have come to expect from him he remains as relaxed as ever.
Antonio Giovinazzi‘s seat at Alfa Romeo is also in doubt, and so the team appear to have free choice for their drivers in 2022. Both drivers’ contracts expire at the end of this year, and the team have already showed open interest in Valtteri Bottas.

Read original

Formula 1 pays tribute to MotoGP legend Rossi

Formula 1 drivers past and present have been paying tribute to MotoGP legend Valentino Rossi, who has announced his retirement date. The nine-time world champion, 42, revealed the news ahead of this weekend’s Styrian Grand Prix.

Read original

Formula 1 pays tribute to MotoGP legend Rossi

Formula 1 drivers past and present have been paying tribute to MotoGP legend Valentino Rossi, who has announced his retirement date. The nine-time world champion, 42, revealed the news ahead of this weekend’s Styrian Grand Prix.

Read original

Aston Martin confirm appeal against Vettel disqualification

© XPB 

Michael Delaney 05/08/2021 at 19:3205/08/2021 at 19:55

The Aston Martin team has confirmed that it has exercised its right to appeal the FIA stewards’ decision to exclude Sebastian Vettel from the Hungarian Grand Prix.
Vettel finished last weekend’s race second on the road, but during a post-race fuel sample check, the scrutineers were unable to extract the 1-litre minimum amount of fuel mandated from the tank of the German driver’s Aston Martin AMR21, as mandated by the regulations.

Read original

Aston confirms Vettel appeal, adds right to review

Aston Martin Racing has pushed ahead with its appeal against Sebastian Vettel’s disqualification in the Hungarian Grand Prix, and also requested a right to review alongside the appeal.
Vettel was disqualified from second place after the team was unable to get a 1.0-liter sample of fuel from his car for the FIA to inspect, with only 0.3 liters possible. However, Aston Martin was certain the required amount of fuel was in the car and immediately lodged its intention to appeal.

Read original

Aston Martin confirms appeal on Vettel’s Hungarian GP disqualification

In addition the team has requested a separate process, a right of review, and says that it has “discovered significant new evidence” that was not available on Sunday night.
The right of review is likely to take place ahead of any appeal hearing as it is possible that the original decision could be changed. It will involve the original stewards who served in Hungary.
Vettel was excluded from his second place finish after the FIA was unable to retrieve the required one litre sample of fuel from the car for post-race testing.

Read original

Aston Martin formally requests review of Vettel’s disqualification | 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix

Aston Martin will press ahead with its efforts to overturn Sebastian Vettel’s disqualification from the Hungarian Grand Prix, the team has confirmed.
Vettel equalled his best finish of the season with second place on Sunday but lost the result when his car failed a technical inspection. Aston Martin were unable to provide the required one-litre fuel sample as only 300ml could be drawn from the car.
The team originally served notification of its intention to protest the decision on Sunday evening.

Read original

Aston Martin formally requests review of Vettel’s disqualification | 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix

Aston Martin will press ahead with its efforts to overturn Sebastian Vettel’s disqualification from the Hungarian Grand Prix, the team has confirmed.
Vettel equalled his best finish of the season with second place on Sunday but lost the result when his car failed a technical inspection. Aston Martin were unable to provide the required one-litre fuel sample as only 300ml could be drawn from the car.
The team originally served notification of its intention to protest the decision on Sunday evening.

Read original

Raghunathan’s private F1 test debut for Alfa Romeo a “great day” | 2021 F1 season

Former Formula 2 driver Mahaveer Raghunathan joined Alfa Romeo’s testing programme at the Hungaroring this week.
Alfa Romeo ran a 2019-specification C38 chassis at the circuit following the Hungarian Grand Prix for Sauber junior driver Theo Pouchaire, who is currently racing in Formula 2. Raghunathan, who attained notoriety during his single season in the same category two years ago, also participated in the test.

Read original

Loading