Articles tagged Pedro de la Rosa

Page 76, March 2011

Lunch with... Alex Wurz

Tall men are not meant to make top racing drivers, yet he had a busy 12-year career as F1 racer and tester. Now his heart is set on a third Le Mans winBy Simon Taylor Alex Wurz looks like Hollywood’s idea of a racing driver: alert, clear-eyed, charming yet steely, wiry and very fit. And tall. But, as we know, in real life the most successful racing drivers tend to be little guys. It’s not just...

Page 12, January 2010

Rookies Senna and Hulkenberg join the grid for 2010

Bruno Senna will drive for the Campos Meta team in 2010, having signed a two-year deal with the Spanish outfit. He is the first driver to have been named by any of the four new teams due to enter Formula 1 next season. The 26-year-old (pictured on the left) is the nephew of F1 legend Ayrton Senna. He was runner-up in the 2008 GP2 Series but his hopes of landing a drive with Honda/Brawn for this...

Page 60, April 2012

What's New in F1 2012

New faces, new cars and new tracks will all play their part in the Grand Prix season ahead. As for the car regs, the devil – as usual – will be in the detail Sebastian has improved and is stronger than ever”, Red Bull owner Dietrich Mateschitz recently told Italian newspaper Gazzetta dello Sport. “He has prepared during the winter break like he’s never done before.” Not great news if you’re Mark...

Page 43, September 2008

Hamilton's day in the sun

Lewis celebrating his British GP win with the crowd at Goodwood was just one highlight of another superb Festival of Speed. Here follow some of the others Lord March couldn’t have asked for more. Just seven days after that brilliant wet-weather win in the British Grand Prix here was Lewis Hamilton at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, eager to meet his adoring public and bask in the deserved glory...

Page 58, March 2009

The first day back

All eyes were on the Algarve when the teams finally revealed their 2009 cars. But lap times were the last thing on observers’ minds New Formula 1 cars are a bit like London buses – you don’t see one for months, and then suddenly several come along at once. That was the case at a damp and windswept Algarve Motor Park in mid-January when no fewer than four 2009 models made their track debuts, two...

Page 24, March 2012

Nigel Roebuck

Reflections – Brundle says Sky coverage will be for the purists – Senna’s Williams ride removes Barrichello from F1 – Toro Rosso recruits know to whom they must aspire Although the 2011 Grand Prix season was dominated by Sebastian Vettel and his Red Bull RB7, I think most would agree that, in terms of racing, it was substantially a better year than for a long time. Some of this, true, was...

Page 14, April 2002

Modern times

The one result Bernie Ecclestone didn't want in Australia was the one he got — a Michael Schumacher win. And Maranello's decision to rely for the time being on last year's Ferrari seemed to be no handicap at all. (In fact, the flawlessly prepared F2001 s in Melbourne had plenty of 2002 about them, including some engine parts, and so perhaps should more accurately be called F2001.5s). There must...

Page 58, January 2010

The revolution

The push to passA bid to boost overtaking and the challenge of KERS tested F1’s design brains in 2009, with some unforeseen results…By Adam Cooper The package of rule changes brought in for 2009 presented Formula 1’s designers with their biggest challenge in years. Overall, the aim was to improve the show, and with hindsight it worked – albeit perhaps not in the way that was intended. The plan...

Page 4, November 1995

The month in Motor Sport

September 14: Factory BTCC Ford driver Paul Radisich tests Team Dynamics' successful privateer Mondeo at Snetterton, sparking renewed speculation about the Blue Oval's 1996 plans. 15: Benetton releases Michael Schumacher's Italian Grand Prix telemetry in an attempt to absolve the world champion from any blame for the accident which eliminated him and Damon Hill. 15: Benetton test driver Emmanuel...

Page 4, September 1995

The month in Motor Sport

July 18: Manuel Gião loses his victory in the recent Nürburgring Formula Opel Euroseries round. After a protest, the Portuguese is deemed not to have been running when the race was halted (he had spun into a gravel trap) before winning the restart. Jason Watt inherits the spoils and cuts Gião's points advantage. 22: Sources suggest that Reynard is instigating action against the FIA through the...

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