Fernando Alonso has tipped his Ferrari teammate Felipe Massa to keep up his new run of better form.
Earlier in the Montreal paddock, Brazilian Massa had admitted his recent struggles might cost him not only his Ferrari seat, but also his entire F1 career. Read more... (353 words, estimated 1:25 mins reading time)
Ferrari has denied claims it pays Fernando Alonso a cool EUR 30 million per season.
A French publication called Business Book GP 2012 had claimed the Spaniard is easily F1′s highest paid driver, with earnings almost equal to McLaren’s drivers put together. Read more... (177 words, estimated 42 secs reading time)
Fernando Alonso has tipped his beleaguered teammate Felipe Massa to continue to recover from his career low. Read more... (336 words, estimated 1:21 mins reading time)
F1′s excitable rumour-mill went into overdrive in Monaco simply because Michael Schumacher appeared without his cap. The seven time world champion spoke at the FIA press conference on Wednesday without his usual brand-laden cap, sparking suggestions he had split with his personal sponsor. Read more... (137 words, estimated 33 secs reading time)
Heikki Kovalainen has tipped Fernando Alonso to win the topsy-turvy 2012 championship.
Alonso is just one of the six race winners after the opening six races of the season, but despite a difficult start for Ferrari the Spaniard is now leading the drivers’ standings by 3 points. Read more... (278 words, estimated 1:07 mins reading time)
Alain Prost has tipped Ferrari to sign a new number two teammate for Fernando Alonso next year. It is widely expected that struggling Felipe Massa will be ousted at the end of his 2012 contract and the rumour mill is flying over potential replacements. Read more... (189 words, estimated 45 secs reading time)
Fernando Alonso’s special golden and casino-themed Monaco helmet features some very telling words — ‘Bet on red’.
In the scarcely believable 2012 season so far, the Spaniard has managed to emerge from the first five races with the joint championship lead, despite some sections of the media still describing Ferrari’s situation as a “crisis”. Read more... (291 words, estimated 1:10 mins reading time)
Even amid the chaos of the 2012 pecking order, the star performer is obvious.vThat is the view of former F1 driver Christian Klien, who confirmed to the Austrian news agency APA that one of his current roles is a simulator driver for the sport’s latest winning team, Williams. Read more... (398 words, estimated 1:36 mins reading time)
Fernando Alonso has denied Ferrari is on the verge of giving up on the 2012 championship.
The Maranello based team has brought significant updates to its so far disappointing F2012 car for this weekend’s Spanish grand prix. Imagining the single seater doesn’t make a major step forward in Barcelona, Alonso was asked whether Ferrari might start turning its focus to an all-new project for 2013. Read more... (186 words, estimated 45 secs reading time)
The conspiracy theorists had a field day at Sepang when Sergio Perez’s strong push for victory went awry.
At about the same time as the young Mexican was told on the radio by his Sauber engineer that “we need the position”, his charge to catch Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso ended with a minor mistake. Ferrari is the small Swiss team Sauber’s engine supplier, and the two teams also often align on political matters. Read more... (136 words, estimated 33 secs reading time)