Mark Webber led every lap of the Monaco Grand Prix and led Red Bull to a one-two victory in the principality. The race was interrupted by four safety car periods after a series of crashes, but Webber stayed cool and re-built his lead every time. He survived a late scare when two backmarkers collided in … Continue reading Webber dominates Monaco Grand Prix
The result of the Monaco Grand Prix remains provisional as the stewards investigate Michael Schumacher’s last-corner pass on Fernando Alonso. Schumacher passed Alonso for sixth place after the safety car went into the pits on the final lap. Update: Schumacher handed 20-second penalty and loses points finish
Drivers championship Position Driver Points 1 Mark Webber 78 2 Sebastian Vettel 78 3 Fernando Alonso 75 4 Jenson Button 70 5 Felipe Massa 61 6 Robert Kubica 59 7 Lewis Hamilton 59 8 Nico Rosberg 56 9 Michael Schumacher 22 10 Adrian Sutil 20 11 Vitantonio Liuzzi 10 12 Rubens Barrichello 7 13 Vitaly … Continue reading Red Bull duo take joint championship lead – points in full after Monaco
Pos Num Driver Car Laps Gap Difference Grid 1 6 Mark Webber Red Bull-Renault 78 1 2 5 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull-Renault 78 0.448 0.448 3 3 11 Robert Kubica Renault 78 1.675 1.227 2 4 7 Felipe Massa Ferrari 78 2.666 0.991 4 5 2 Lewis Hamilton McLaren-Mercedes 78 4.363 1.697 5 6 8 … Continue reading Monaco Grand Prix result
Second place for Fernando Alonso in his home race helped him cut the gap to championship leader Jenson Button. But Felipe Massa struggled for pace in the Spanish Grand Prix and said afterwards he issn’t able to get the most out of the car on combination of soft and hard tyres used since Melbourne.
Ferrari insist their drivers have not fallen out after the Chinese Grand Prix. Fernando Alonso passed team mate Felipe Massa on the way into the pit lane during the Shanghai race. Ferrari claim quotes from Massa after the race were taken out of context by some media and used to present a false impression that … Continue reading Ferrari deny Alonso-Massa rift
How badly did Fernando Alonso not want to spend another race stuck behind his team mate? We can judge that from his bold pass on his team mate on their way into the pit lane which the team sought to play down after the Chinese Grand Prix.
After a strong start to the season Fernando Alonso’s problems in Sepang have Ferrari worrying about reliability. But they still lead both the championships. Felipe Massa Fernando Alonso Qualifying position 21 19 Qualifying time comparison (Q1) 1’53.283 (+0.239) 1’53.044 Race position 7 13 Average race lap 1’40.991 (-0.217) 1’41.208 Laps 56/56 54/56 Pit stops 1 … Continue reading Malaysian GP team-by-team: Ferrari
Fernando Alonso and Michael Schumacher fell to the back of the pack at the start of today’s Australian Grand Prix after colliding on the first lap. But while Alonso climbed back through the field to finish fourth Schumacher was only able to grab tenth place and the final point on the penultimate lap. How did … Continue reading Alonso fourth, Schumacher tenth in their battle from the back in Melbourne
Ah, the perks of being a Ferrari driver. At Renault, Fernando Alonso used to drive a Megane. Now he’s joined the Scuderia he can have something a tad more elegant. As Ferrari and Maserati share the same owner, Fiat, Alonso has opted for this Maserati GranCabrio, finished to his specification in Grigio Granito (grey) with … Continue reading Alonso gets Maserati GranCabrio (Pictures)
Participants: Fernando Alonso (Ferrari), Jenson Button (McLaren), Lewis Hamilton (McLaren), Felipe Massa (Ferrari), Michael Schumacher (Mercedes) Q: A question to all of you. What are you most looking forward to during this season? Who is going to start? The World Champion. Jenson Button: The same as all of us I think, and that is getting … Continue reading Bahrain GP press conference: Schumacher, Hamilton, Alonso, Button and Massa
Ferrari’s 2009 campaign was their least successful since 1993 and left the team with a lot of wounded pride. But they could put that behind them very quickly in 2010 with a competitive-looking car and a strong new driver line-up.
Over 36,000 F1 fans packed the grandstands in Valencia to see Fernando Alonso make his first appearance for Ferrari on Wednesday. Ferrari hailed the reception as a sign that Alonso, not Michael Schumacher, is Formula 1’s biggest star draw: It has to be said that the Ricardo Tormo circuit was hosting seven new cars making … Continue reading Sorry Ferrari, Michael Schumacher is still the main event in Formula 1
Ferrari finished off its pre-season festivities with a kart race featuring both its 2010 race drivers. Felipe Massa was unable to repeat his 2009 victory but he fared better than new team mate Fernando Alonso who crashed on the penultimate lap of the race. See video and pictures from the race and the rest of … Continue reading Massa second in Ferrari ice kart race as Alonso crashes (Pictures and video)
Fernando Alonso sported what looks like an updated helmet design for 2010 at Ferrari’s media event today. The design features his usual blue and yellow – a nod to his home city Oviedo – mixed with Ferrari red and, of course, the team’s sponsors’ logos. Here’s another angle on the design (taken while he gets … Continue reading Fernando Alonso’s new helmet for 2010
Fernando Alonso has rebuffed claims there might be friction between him and his new Ferrari team mate in 2010. Alonso said he thought Felipe Massa’s experience at Ferrari would be useful to himself as a newcomer: Felipe is a great team mate for me. First of all I think he’s a Latin character like me, … Continue reading Alonso expects no problems with Massa
Fernando Alonso has appeared as an official Ferrari driver for the first time. He donned Ferrari red at the team’s annual PR event at Madonna di Campiglio in Italy. Update: Video and pictures of Alonso with his new team below.
Lewis Hamilton turns 25 today and he’s given a detailed interview on one of his sponsor’s websites about his F1 career so far.
Ferrari has confirmed it will join the other F1 teams for the test session at Valencia on February 1st. However, contrary to some reports, the team says it has not yet decided whether Fernando Alonso or Felipe Massa will be first to drive the new car. According to Ferrari’s Luca Colajanni: Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro will … Continue reading Ferrari not decided who will test ‘F2010’ first
Michael Schumacher would have made an F1 comeback for Ferrari instead of Mercedes, reckons test driver Marc Gene. Writing on his blog for Spanish newspaper El Mundo Gene claims Schumacher would have been the third driver at Ferrari in 2010 had the regulations allowed him him to race. That would have meant Schumacher teaming up … Continue reading Gene: “Schumacher almost rejoined Ferrari”