Articles tagged Timo Glock

Page 23 of June 2014 archive issue thumbnail Page 23, June 2014

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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In brief

* Red Bull Racing has confirmed that Aussie Daniel Ricciardo and Kiwi Brendon Hartley will share the reserve driver roles for RBR and Toro Rosso this season. British F3 champ Ricciardo impressed when he tested for Red Bull at Jerez at the end of last year. * Despite outscoring BMW Sauber team-mate Robert Kubica last season, Nick Heidfeld (left) has found himself without a race seat after 10 years...

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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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Reflections

Kimi's move to Ferrari recalls other feisty driver pairings; Shell film rekindles the bravery that the old Spa demanded, and Brundle goes back to the Fifties with boot polish For the majority of Formula 1 fans, I like to think, that fortnight encompassing Spa and Monza remains the core of any Grand Prix season. As long-time enthusiast Clive James remarked in his column in the Telegraph, “When the...

Page 103 of September 2011 archive issue thumbnail Page 103, September 2011

THE PROS AND CONS

THE PROS AND CONS In Fifty per cent of current Fl drivers have raced in one of the Renault championships. They are clearly vital steps on the Money Tree. El Even though Formula Renault 3.5 is a step below GP2 it is considerably cheaper than the Fl support series as much as Sl m less a season and some drivers have progressed to the top echelon of the sport without the help of GP2. In You can...

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Goodwood Festival of Speed

Pace, panache & personalities From more than 10 Porsche 917s to the largest recent collection of pre-war Auto Unions; from Mercedes-Benz Silver Arrows to Jim Clark’s Indy-winning Lotus 38, via Jenson Button, Lewis Hamilton, David Coulthard, Mark Webber, Jacky Ickx, Sir Jackie Stewart, Sir Stirling Moss and Al Unser Sr. What else could it be but Goodwood’s 2009 Festival of Speed? The estimated...

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Nigel Roebuck

Until recently we tended to think of Timo Glock's tyres — dry on a wet track — as being the reason why Felipe Massa lost the 2008 World Championship to Lewis Hamilton, but now there's a case to be made for suggesting the real culprit was Fernando Alonso's fuel hose in Singapore qualifying. After practice Alonso — fastest in two of three sessions — had expected to qualify his Renault in the first...

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The Motor Sport Month - Formula 1 News

New kids on the block The late confirmations of Giedo Van der Garde and Luiz Razia by Caterham and Marussia respectively have ensured that the Australian GP will feature a bumper crop of at least five rookies. Van der Garde and Razia join fellow newcomers Valtteri Bottas, Max Chilton and Esteban Gutierrez. As Motor Sport went to press Force India had yet to confirm whether Jules Bianchi would...

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Options shrink for GP drivers

The 2012 Formula 1 grid was still taking shape as Motor Sport went to press, but it was already clear that several regulars from the past season will be without jobs. Rubens Barrichello, Adrian Sutil, Vitaly Petrov and Bruno Senna were among those without a confirmed place. The biggest news is Kimi Räikkönen’s comeback with Lotus, while Frenchman Romain Grosjean will return from F1 exile to...

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The story of a season

With Nigel Roebuck & Martin Brundle Lunch with Martin Brundle in an Italian restaurant in Knightsbridge, the plan to spend a relaxed couple of hours talking over the World Championship just past. As expected, it was thoroughly enjoyable, with a good deal of scurrilous chat, some of which, alas , cannot make it to the printed page. Raise a glass, one and all, to Judge Eady. Or not, as the...

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