Articles tagged Felipe Massa

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Matters of moment: October 2018

It doesn’t take much to get our features editor Simon Arron scrambling for a notepad and pen, but the news that Fernando Alonso would be leaving Formula 1 at the end of the season and replaced by Carlos Sainz had him scribbling with greater alacrity than usual. The reason for his eagerness became clear a few minutes later when he tore off a notepad page and announced triumphantly: “I knew it....

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Precision

Timing is everything Split-second accuracy is fundamental to both motor sport and the finely honed world of watchmaking, so it’s hardly surprising that the two are highly complementary. For many years now, watch companies have selected racing drivers as brand ambassadors. Famously, Jackie Stewart had his shirts’ left cuff tailored to make sure his Rolex was suitably visible at appropriate moments...

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Reflections with Nigel Roebuck

The Bianchi accident, Montjuich Park 1975, Vettel and Alonso In the hours following Jules Bianchi’s accident, several moments and conversations came back to me, one of them with Martin Brundle at Suzuka in 1995, in which he recalled the Japanese Grand Prix a year earlier. In appalling conditions – worse even than those at this year’s race – Brundle’s McLaren flew off the road at the Dunlop Curve...

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Grand Pix Notebook

Belgium & Italy Rd 12 Spa-Francorchamps, Aug 24 2014 1 Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull RB10 1hr 24min 36.556sec 2 Nico Rosberg Mercedes W05 1hr 24min 39.939sec 3 Valtteri Bottas Williams FW36 1hr 25min 04.588sec Fastest lap: Nico Rosberg Mercedes W05 1min 50.511secRace distance: 44 laps, 191.415 milesPole position: Nico RosbergMercedes W05 2min 05.591sec Rd 13 Monza, September 7 2014 1 Lewis...

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Grand Prix notebook

Hungary Rd. 11 Hungaroring, July 27 2014 1 Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull RB9 1hr 53min 05.058sec 2 Fernando Alonso Williams FW36 1hr 53min 10.283sec 3 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes W05 1hr 53min 10.915sec Fastest lap: Nico Rosberg Mercedes W05 1min 25.724secRace distance: 70 laps, 190.531 milesPole position: Nico Rosberg Mercedes W05 1min 22.715sec Pre-race rain and an accident: the two crucial, and linked...

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From the archives with... Doug Nye

Pantomime horse... Ferrari stumbled ahead of the 2014 British Grand Prix, but theatrical mishaps have long been part of the team’s fabric As Fernando Alonso and Kimi Räikkönen failed to survive first qualifying for the British Grand Prix at Silverstone, it became apparent that Ferrari had screwed up. It wasn’t alone: Williams got into the same muddle about which tyres to mount during a rain-...

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Grand Prix notebook

Great Britain & Germany Rd 8 Silverstone, July 6 2014 1 Lewis Hamilton – Mercedes W05 – 2hr 26min 52.094sec 2 Valtteri Bottas – Williams FW36 – 2hr 27min 22.229sec 3 Daniel Ricciardo – Red Bull RB10 – 2hr 27min 38.589sec Fastest lap: Lewis Hamilton – Mercedes W05 – 1min 37.176secRace distance: 52 laps, 190.262 milesPole position: Nico Rosberg – Mercedes W05 – 1min 35.766sec Rd 9 Hockenheim,...

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Grand Prix notebook

Monaco, Canada & Austria Rd 6 Monte Carlo, May 25 2014 1 Nico Rosberg – Mercedes W05 – 1hr 49min 27.661sec 2 Lewis Hamilton – Mercedes W05 – 1hr 49min 36.871sec 3 Daniel Ricciardo – Red Bull RB10 – 1hr 49min 37.275sec Fastest lap: Kimi Räikkönen – Ferrari F14 T – 1min 18.479secRace distance: 78 laps, 161.879 milesPole position: Nico Rosberg – Mercedes W05 – 1min 15.989sec Rd 7 Montréal, June...

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Grand Prix notebook

SpainRd 5 Catalunya, May 11 2014 1. Lewis Hamilton Mercedes W05 – 1hr 39min 42.743sec2. Nico Rosberg Mercedes W05 – 1hr 39min 43.828sec3. Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull RB10 – 1hr 40min 06.810sec Fastest lap Sebastian Vettel – Red Bull RB10 – 1min 28.918secRace distance 66 laps, 190.825 milesPole position Lewis Hamilton – Mercedes W05 – 1min 25.232sec So it continues: Mercedes domination, the Lewis...

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Decline of a superpower

Ferrari once boasted the greatest team in Formula 1 history, but those glory days are long past. Worst of all, its long fall from the top was entirely self-inflicted Ferrari’s new team principal sat confident but silent alongside president Luca di Montezemolo at a press gathering in the Scuderia’s motorhome during the Spanish Grand Prix weekend. Silent because he’s still learning the ropes of F1...

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