The biggest question that has been raging in the Formula One world for some months now is what Fernando Alonso plans to do next.
Carlos Sainz Jr., a rookie driver and a Spaniard summed up the mood of the paddock when he told a Spanish publication that he had no idea.
Former world champion Fernando Alonso is leaving Ferrari confirmed outgoing team chief Luca de Montezemolo simply because he cannot wait any longer to secure another world championship.
The former Renault driver had long been rumored to be leaving the Italian giants at the end of the current season, two years before his contract with the team expires and it was recently confirmed that he will indeed be leaving the team with reports suggesting Red Bull Racing driver and four time world champion Sebastian Vettel will replace him behind the wheels.
The Suzuka circuit is considered one of the most difficult tracks in Formula One and this was proved right once again by the severe injuries suffered by Marussia driver Jules Bianchi during an unfortunate crash. These incidents are not unnatural to the drivers associated to the sport as proved by Felipe Massa and Robert Kubica not too long ago. Motor racing has always been a sport that involves a lot of danger due to the high speed and machines that the drivers have to deal with. Although it has become much safer in the last few years but the risk of life remains.
Rubens Barrichello is a legendary driver from Brazil who has spent a number of years in Formula One. His association with the sport dates back to 1993 and he retired a few years ago in 2011. He has been involved with few of the most popular teams in racing including Jordan, Stewart, Ferrari, Honda, Brawn GP and Williams. After his retirement he was involved with Indy-car and Stock Car racing.
Williams F1 driver Felipe Massa believes the team could finish second in the Formula One Constructors’ Championship.
A heavyweight meeting was set up between Ecclestone, FIA president Jean Todt and Luca Di Montezelomo completed discussion for both Ferrari’s president appealing for the return of the sport which f1 was used to be before and f1’s profitable supremo.
As per Montezemolo, making his first appearance in an F1 enclosure of the year, F1 has become too difficult and the responsibility on drivers to set aside engines and tyres is not what is expected from formula one.
Bruno Senna was three-time Formula One world champion, Ayrton Senna’s nephew. At the early age of 10, he started his go-kart. His uncle always said that one should see his nephew if they thought that he was fast. He promoted a lot of awareness in his nephew’s development as a young driver.
Mercedes F1 driver Lewis Hamilton narrowly beat reigning four time Drivers’ world champion to take the pole position for the Malaysian Grand Prix at the Sepang Racing Circuit in Kuala Lumpur in what was one of the wettest qualifying sessions the race has witnessed in quite a while.
Ferrari has been successful to get one of their key mastermind back this year who goes by the name of Raikkonen. The champion of 2007 with Ferrari has decided to come back to Ferrari but this time his role will different.
Unlike old times when he would have been on the track itself fighting with other drivers this time he will be on the sidelines because he will be working with the engineering department and will also run the simulator of Ferrari.
Pastor Maldonado, the Venezuelan Formula One driver, is in advanced dialogues with Sauber regarding a Formula One contract for next year, as he calculates rival offers from Lotus and Force India.
After the break up with Williams, the Maldonado had been strongly linked with Lotus Formula One team. Earlier, Lotus singled out the Venezuelan driver as their main target. In the midst of increasing doubts regarding the status of the Quantum contract, which has yet to be finished, Pastor has been thinking of other options and now he is being aimed by Sauber.