Kimi Raikkonen has hit back at claims he lacks motivation after a disappointing start to his second career at Ferrari.
Toto Wolff says Mercedes needs to understand how the likes of Ferrari and Red Bull manage to close the performance gap in certain parts of races
The UBS Chinese Grand Prix was not as thrilling as the Bahrain GP, which preceded it, but from a strategy point of view and in terms of revealing the decision-making process that goes on behind the scenes during Formula 1 races, it was a fascinating event. There were a number of talking points, one of the main ones being the Red Bull team trying to manage its two drivers, asking Sebastian Vettel to move over so as not to prevent team mate Daniel Ricciardo challenging Ferrari. Vettel initially refused, then relented
Rob Smedley says he will cut all the slack out now that he has taken charge at Williams, believing things are more obvious to him having joined from Ferrari
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The highlights of the first FIA WEC race of the season, the Six Hours of Silverstone. The race was red flagged before the end of time. In the LMGTE PRO class number 51 Ferrari was penalized as Bruni and Vilander had just stopped to put on extreme wet tyres losing their third place.
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Double debut at the Beijing Motor Show for Ferrari that, in a crowded press conference, unveiled his celebrative logo for China’s Year of the Horse and his new Ferrari California T, the new car made in Maranello that immediately monopolised the experts’ attention. Doppio debutto al salone di Pechino per la Ferrari che in un’affollata conferenza stampa ha presentato il proprio logo celebrativo dell’anno del Cavallo in Cina e la nuova Ferrari California T, ultima nata della Casa di Maranello che ha immediatamente monopolizzato l’attenzione di appassionati e addetti ai lavori. Subscribe ferrariworld: Follow us on Facebook and Twitter Ferrari Since 1947
Fernando Alonso insists he is not ruling out Ferrari catching up to Mercedes by the end of the season but admits it will be one of the biggest challenges of his career so far
David Coulthard backs Fernando Alonso to lead Ferrari revival and hails performances of Lewis Hamilton and Daniel Ricciardo
David Coulthard backs Fernando Alonso to lead Ferrari revival and hails performances of Lewis Hamilton and Daniel Ricciardo
Champion Sebastian Vettel’s tough season continues but Fernando Alonso leads the way in a Ferrari revival
As Mercedes reasserted their current authority over the season with a third consecutive one-two in Sunday’s 2014 Formula 1 UBS Chinese Grand Prix, the bigger surprise came as Red Bull found themselves beaten to the podium. But with Fernando Alonso’s suberb drive to third contrasting with team mate Kimi Raikkonen’s struggle to eighth, the reality of any Ferrari renaissance is far from clear
“Excuse me, Fernando,” Martin Brundle said as he eased the two-time world champion out of camera shot to get to the winner of the Chinese Grand Prix. Brundle would be back to Alonso in sequence after he had spoken to Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg, the lucky boys at Mercedes galloping away with the season.
“Excuse me, Fernando,” Martin Brundle said as he eased the two-time world champion out of camera shot to get to the winner of the Chinese Grand Prix. Brundle would be back to Alonso in sequence after he had spoken to Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg, the lucky boys at Mercedes galloping away with the season.
The FIA post-race press conference with Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes), Nico Rosberg (Mercedes) and Fernando Alonso (Ferrari)
Scuderia Ferrari’s short term aim coming into this race was to be the best of the pack of teams chasing Mercedes and today that was the case, with Fernando Alonso taking a fine third place behind the all conquering Anglo-German team.
Ferrari have revived the blown wheelnut system by racing it at today's Chinese Grand Prix. Tried at the two day Bahrain test 2 weeks ahead of the Chinese race, the team found its system to be beneficial in managing front tyre wake.
Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso dedicates his first podium of the season to former team principal Stefano Domencali.
Fernando Alonso is unsure whether the Ferrari Formula 1 team’s podium in the Chinese Grand Prix signals a breakthrough in its troubled 2014 season.
Kimi Raikkonen admitted his driving style was likely to blame for his disappointing Chinese GP weekend, with the Finn acknowledging his side of the Ferrari garage has “plenty of work” to do to improve his form.
After Sunday’s race in China, Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg made their now familiar appearances in the post-race press conference. Joining the Mercedes duo for the first time this season was Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso.
Lewis Hamilton chalked up three successive victories for the first time in his Formula One career with a lights-to-flag cruise in China.
Fernando Alonso was surprised he had the pace to score a podium at the Chinese Grand Prix and is confident Ferrari has made a step forward since Bahrain
Lewis Hamilton claimed his third straight victory with an emphatic performance in China on Sunday that moved him to within four points of championship leader and Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg. Rosberg fought back from a poor start to finish second, while Fernando Alonso earned Ferrari’s first podium of the season in third, having resisted increasing pressure from Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo in the race’s closing stages
Repase las mejores imágenes del GP de China, donde destacó el apoyo masivo a Ferrari en las gradas
Lewis Hamilton scored a dominant victory at the Chinese Grand Prix, leading the race from start to finish. Nico Rosberg recovered from a difficult start to finish second while Fernando Alonso secured Ferrari's first podium of the season.
Lewis Hamilton claimed his third win of the season in China, beating Nico Rosberg while Fernando Alonso secured his first podium of the season…
Jenson Button says he doesn’t believe Red Bull and Ferrari have made large steps forward in China, just are more suited to the circuit than McLaren
A cautious Fernando Alonso has warned Ferrari fans not to expect him to be fighting for a top-three finish in Sunday’s Chinese Grand Prix.
Felipe Massa sees no reason why Williams cannot be mixing it with F1 big guns Red Bull and Ferrari in the Chinese Grand Prix.
Fernando Alonso has urged Ferrari to set realistic goals for the Chinese Grand Prix after qualifying in fifth place, saying the podium shouldn’t be the only satisfying result
Ferrari's Fernando Alonso qualified 5th for the Chinese Grand Prix while Kimi Raikkonen will start from 11th. Alonso and his team though expected to enjoy a better race than previous events thanks to some car updates brought to this track.
FIVE THINGS WE LEARNED IN SHANGHAI: Lewis Hamilton will head into tomorrow’s Chinese Grand Prix holding a giant psychological edge over Nico Rosberg after sending his team-mate, and biggest rival for the title, into a spin on Saturday – quite literally.
Fernando Alonso says the Ferrari F1 team is homing in on Red Bull Racing after making a step forward with its car in China.
Felipe Massa says the prospect of a dry race in China means he will have his eyes set firmly on Ferrari and Red Bull after qualifying sixth
Kimi Raikkonen said his Ferrari’s unpredictable handling was to blame for his poor showing during qualifying for the Chinese Grand Prix
Fernando Alonso is confident Ferrari can have its most competitive race of the season in China after he qualified fifth on the grid on Saturday
There was yet another pole position for Lewis Hamilton in China where he beat Daniel Ricciardo and Sebastian Vettel…
In difficult wet conditions at Shanghai, Lewis Hamilton once again took pole position for Mercedes AMG, trouncing Daniel Ricciardo and Sebastian Vettel. Nico Rosberg qualified 4th with Fernando Alonso in the leading Ferrari immediately behind in 5th.
Ferrari’s new team principal Marco Mattiacci was taken by surprise when Luca di Montezemolo offered him the top job at Formula One’s glamour team, the Italian initially believing the chairman’s approach to be a joke.
His insistence on wearing sunglasses despite the overcast, smoggy skies and low temperatures, which characterised the Shanghai International Circuit yesterday, immediately earned the new Ferrari team principal, Marco Mattiacci, the nickname “Hollywood”, after his colourful Nineties predecessor Cesare Fiorio.
Ferrari will do “whatever is needed” to return to the top of Formula 1, according to their new team principal.
Ferrari will do “whatever is needed” to return to the top of Formula 1, according to their new team principal.
Overcast and smoggy skies and cold temperatures made things a little tricky for the teams in China on Friday, though most completed their intended programmes. As expected, Pirelli’s softer compound was around two seconds a lap faster than the medium, though several teams encountered graining. The really exciting news was that Mercedes didn’t have everything all their own way
Friday FIA press conference from China with Pat Fry (Ferrari), Charlie Whiting (FIA), Yasuhisa Arai (Honda), Andy Cowell (Mercedes AMG HPP), Rob White (Renault Sport F1)
New Ferrari team principal Marco Mattiacci discusses his plans for the team, saying: “Whatever is needed will be done.”
New Ferrari team principal Marco Mattiacci discusses his plans for the team, saying: “Whatever is needed will be done.”
Marco Mattiacci arrives from commercial side of Ferrari operation and is unencumbered with Formula One baggageEveryone liked Stefano Domenicali. That was the problem. Ferrari’s team principal was a nice man …
Jenson Button believes Daniel Ricciardo will present Mercedes with a challenge in Sunday’s Chinese Grand Prix despite Ferrari looking strong on Friday
Ferrari’s little-known new Team Principal Marco Mattiacci has revealed he initially thought the offer to take over was a belated April Fools’ joke – but despite his lack of F1 experience, he has declared he is “extremely motivated” to prove he is the right man for the job.
New Ferrari boss Marco Mattiacci, speaking at his first race in charge at Ferrari, did not today rule out the possibility of bringing in new personnel as he seeks to revive the racing fortunes of the Scuderia. “A team is made first of people, people, people, people,” he said in Shanghai on day when Fernando Alonso topped the opening practice session timesheet and finished second in the afternoon. “As I said, the chairman [Luca di Montezemolo], we discuss and discuss and clearly, whatever is needed, we will do, even going to the market but with the clear idea that not ;More…