Articles tagged Jules Bianchi

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Letters

Letter of the month Limiting factor The Japanese Grand Prix accident involving Jules Bianchi has raised many suggestions, ranging from stricter flag-waving to closed cockpits. The latter option, I believe, has its own dangers, particularly with regard to removing an injured driver from his car. The solution appears, to me at least, to be simple. We see teams fret over the ‘risk of a safety car’,...

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Grand Prix Notebook

Singapore, Japan & Russia Rd 14 Marina Bay, September 21, 2014 1 Lewis Hamilton – Mercedes W05 – 2hr 00min 04.795sec 2 Sebastian Vettel – Red Bull RB10 – 2hr 00min 18.329sec 3 Daniel Ricciardo – Red Bull RB10 – 2hr 00min 19.068sec Fastest lap: Lewis Hamilton – Mercedes W05 – 1min 50.417sec Race distance: 60 laps, 188.749 miles Pole position: Lewis Hamilton – Mercedes W05 – 1min 45.681sec Rd...

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F1 Frontline with Mark Hughes

The Bianchi accident Jules Bianchi was engrossed in a long-running battle with Marcus Ericsson’s Caterham at Suzuka. Both were driving exceptionally well in low-grip conditions in cars with very little downforce. Ericsson had recently made a breakthrough, a change in the Caterham’s brake-by-wire system giving him the pedal feel he’d lacked all year. Besides which, he was very much at home around...

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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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Lance Stroll

The youngest member of Ferrari’s Driver Academy isn’t quite 16. Sam Smith spoke to a teenager who’s already making waves A spectacularly quick young Canadian at Maranello? We’ve been here before... But while the legend of Gilles Villeneuve arguably grows by the year, a relatively unknown 15-year-old from Montréal is hoping to continue that unforgettable legacy. Spotted by a Ferrari talent scout...

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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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Nigel Roebuck

>> The Red Bull dynamic >> F1's nice guys lose out >> Changing times As the 1982 Swiss Grand Prix (at Dijon…) entered its final minutes, Williams team manager Peter Collins started getting edgy. Keke Rosberg’s Cosworth-powered FW08 was catching Alain Prost’s slowing Renault, but the laps were running out and it was going to be close. As well as that, there appeared the...

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F1 season review

The Motor Sport team shared responsibility for Formula 1 coverage last season. Here are some personal highlights of 19 Grands Prix won by five drivers on as many continents Nigel Roebuck“When I think back to the 2013 season, I’ll remember primarily Vettel – and Pirelli.” Sebastian Vettel recently said he was concerned that the new technical regulations for 2014 might have an adverse effect on the...

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Who's next?

There are four British drivers on this year's F1 grid and another four in 6P2, in tantalising reach of the summit. We spoke to them about hope and ambitionwriter Simon Arron Before we begin, it's important to appreciate the fragmented mess that passes for an international single-seater ladder. The sport used to have a pleasingly simple structure, although starter categories varied according to...

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