Articles tagged Nicolas Todt

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Todt outlines his vision for Formula 1

Some four and half months into the job, FIA president Jean Todt hosted his first open press conference on the subject of Formula 1 at the Bahrain Grand Prix. And as if to emphasise that this is supposed to be a new era of consensus and accountability, Todt brought along his key team members with him, namely senate president Nick Craw, deputy president for sport Graham Stoker and deputy president...

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In brief

* The FIA has granted Sauber an F1 entry for 2010, ending months of doubt over its future. The news came after BMW confirmed that the team had been sold back to Peter Sauber. The Swiss, who had maintained a 20 per cent shareholding, bought the remainder for a lot less than he was paid in ’05. The deal was made sweeter by the fact that the Hinwil facility has been greatly improved under BMW. As...

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What goes around...

Rosberg & Piquet, British GP In a neat piece of historical symmetry, Nico Rosberg and Nelson Angelo Piquet locked out the front row after qualifying for the GP2 Series races supporting the British Grand Prix at Silverstone, 20 years after their fathers did the same for the grand prix itself. Rosberg, who drives for the ART team spearheaded by Nicolas Todt, son of Ferrari chief Jean, converted...

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Horse and groom?

F1 folk were surprised McLaren didn't sign him, but many believe Ferrari will. Meet Nico Hulkenberg, who has won titles at every stage of his career... bar one By Simon Arron Act one, Scene two : Silverstone, England, August 31, 2006. A cynic-ripe industry doubted A1 GP the self-styled 'world cup of motor sport' would ever get off the ground, but 20 cars were ready for testing as the second...

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Lotus rocked by F1 team row

Tony Fernandes will be forced to rebrand Lotus Racing under a new identity if he loses a bitter war with Group Lotus over the use of the famous name. The extraordinary fight between the two parties came into focus when Fernandes announced that he had concluded a deal to use the Team Lotus name in 2011 with rights holder David Hunt. In fact he had no choice but to pursue an agreement with Hunt –...

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Grand Prix Scene

Vettel win 'icing on cake' for Red Bull Sebastian Vettel earned himself a place in the record books at Abu Dhabi when he became the youngest World Champion in Formula 1 history, although the man himself modestly admitted that Lewis Hamilton — whose previous mark he beat by some six months — could have won his first title a year earlier than he did. Remarkably the 23-year-old is the first champion...

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In brief

* McLaren’s veteran chief engineer Pat Fry has left the team after 18 years in a variety of key roles with the Woking outfit. He was previously with Benetton from 1987-92. * Bernie Ecclestone’s recent visit to the World Touring Car event in Marrakesh has led to speculation that he is considering adding a Moroccan Grand Prix to the Formula 1 calendar. In the only previous World Championship race...

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Who'd buy an F1 team?

Toro Rosso is up for sale, but buying a piece of the F1 action requires far more than just money. Still, there are rewards to be had  By David Tremayne F1 team for sale: it’s not exactly a new phenomenon. In these expensive days of Formula 1, teams tend to change hands quite frequently. At the beginning of 2005, Jaguar had become Red Bull; at the end of that season, BMW bought into Peter Sauber’s...

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The Motor Sport Month - Formula 1 News

Hulkenberg makes way for MaldonadoPastor Maldonado will join Rubens Barrichello at Williams next season, after the team dumped Nico Hulkenberg to make way for the Venezuelan. The 25-year-old's path into the team has been eased by the substantial funding he brings from his home country, and specifically the state-owned PDVSA petroleum concern. Managed by Nicolas Todt, Maldonado (below) won the...

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