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May 14th, 2013
Mercedes’ board members are fully behind the team despite its early season tyre struggles, says motorsport boss Toto Wolff. The German car manufacturer has impressed with its qualifying form so far this year – securing three pole positions – but difficulties managing its tyres have resulted in it slipping down the order in races
May 3rd, 2013
Sauber will try out a new rear wing as part of an aerodynamic update package for the Spanish Grand Prix that it hopes will address the problems it has faced in the first races of the year. The Hinwil-based team has struggled with the rear end stability of the C32 since the start of the season, and much of the development focus has been on improving that area of the car.
April 21st, 2013
Fernando Alonso – 8th: “We definitely didn’t have much luck today and that’s a real shame, at the end of what had been such a positive weekend for me and Felipe up until this afternoon. We had been competitive in free practice and qualifying and we were both expecting to have a good race
April 21st, 2013
Pastor Maldonado – 11th: “Considering the problems we have been having, I think we got 100 per cent out of the car today. We put everything together today, working well as a team and managing the tyres, and 11th was the maximum we could have achieved
April 18th, 2013
Romain Grosjean will get a new chassis for this weekend’s Bahrain Grand Prix as he continues to try to get on top of his problems. The Lotus driver has struggled with the handling of his car and has been unable to match the pace of his team-mate Kimi Raikkonen, especially in race conditions, where Grosjean is finding it very hard to make his tyres work properly. In order to rule out any car problems, AUTOSPORT has learned that Lotus has decided to bring a new chassis for Grosjean at Sakhir
April 11th, 2013
Valtteri Bottas is confident that the Williams team understands the car problems that it must solve to return to competitiveness this year.
April 9th, 2013
McLaren believes it has identified the major areas in which it needs to improve ahead of this weekend’s Chinese Grand Prix. While the team acknowledges there is no ‘magic bullet’ which will suddenly restore it to the front of the Formula 1 grid, it believes it has now pinpointed what has gone wrong with its 2013 car
March 23rd, 2013
Formula 1 drivers will continue to be left without cockpit warning lights this weekend, following further problems with the FIA’s telemetry system. In Melbourne last weekend, the FIA opted to disable the telemetry link between race control and the cars because of reliability problems with the system. It had been hoped that the issues would be sorted out for this weekend’s Malaysian Grand Prix, but ongoing problems have forced the governing body to step in again
March 22nd, 2013
Pastor Maldonado has ruled out fighting for a spot in Q3 in the Malaysian Grand Prix despite admitting his Williams feels slightly better than in Australia. The Grove-based squad failed to live up to expectations in the season opener as both Maldonado and team-mate Valtteri Bottas struggled for pace.
March 16th, 2013
Pastor Maldonado declared that Williams has taken a huge step backwards this season after being eliminated from Australian Grand Prix qualifying in Q1.
March 15th, 2013
Pastor Maldonado admitted he has been surprised by the lack of performance from his Williams team in Melbourne, conceding the British squad is far from the leading cars. Although Williams had high hopes for the start of the season, both Maldonado and team-mate Valtteri Bottas struggled for pace in Friday practice for the Australian Grand Prix.
March 3rd, 2013
Kimi Raikkonen was well enough to return to the Lotus cockpit for the final day of 2013 Formula 1 winter testing at Barcelona on Sunday after missing day three of the test due to illness. The Finn had been scheduled to take over from Romain Grosjean for Saturday and Sunday
February 5th, 2013
Mark Webber believes Red Bull will have to work on reducing understeer on its RB9 after the first day of pre-season Formula 1 testing at Jerez. The Australian said that the new car felt similar to the 2012 RB8 that won both the drivers’ and constructors’ championships, but he added that the team had areas to work on before testing resumes on Wednesday morning. “The car was very understeery today, so we need to improve that tonight and get it a little more responsive,” Webber told reporters at Jerez
January 18th, 2013
Force India has rubbished suggestions that it faces an uncertain future following rumours of severe financial problems. Deputy team boss Bob Fernley told AUTOSPORT that reports suggesting the squad was in trouble were untrue. “There is absolutely no substance to it,” he said
November 25th, 2012
Vitaly Petrov – 11th: “What an incredible race. I’m so pleased for the whole team and I want to thank every single one of them for doing such a fantastic job in the conditions today. Seeing what regaining tenth place in the championship meant to everyone when I got back to the garage was really special and I think we deserve it after all the hard work we’ve put in throughout the whole year.
October 25th, 2012
Pastor Maldonado is confident that Williams has identified the problems that caused it to produce what he labeled as the team’s worst race of the season in Korea. The Grove-based outfit endured one of its least competitive weekends at Yeongam , with neither Maldonado nor team-mate Bruno Senna reaching the top ten in qualifying
October 7th, 2012
Heikki Kovalainen – 16th: “I had a fantastic start, avoided all the problems in turn one and passed Glock as soon as the safety car came out. I was running really well in 11th until the first set of stops and in that first stint the car felt great
October 1st, 2012
Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo says the Italian squad plans to shut down its wind tunnel in order to verify it is working properly. The Italian squad suffered issues with data correlation during the 2011 season, with its car not delivering the increase in downforce that wind tunnel data suggested some updates should offer
September 24th, 2012
Ferrari believes it is now essential for Fernando Alonso’s title challenge that it brings improvements to its car. Although Alonso holds a 29-point advantage over Sebastian Vettel with six races remaining, Ferrari’s pace in Singapore has highlighted the performance deficiencies the team has had all year .
September 21st, 2012
Fernando Alonso warned that Ferrari will be less competitive in the Singapore Grand Prix than it was at Monza a fortnight ago after two difficult Friday practice sessions . Ferrari’s new rear wing design appeared not to work as hoped, leading to a switch back to the ‘baseline’ wing , and although Alonso was third quickest, he said it was clear that the twisty, low-grip Marina Bay street circuit was a tough venue for his car. “We tried various new components on the car: some seem to be positive, others less so, but maybe in the case of the latter, we need to spend a bit more time for them to be developed as well as possible,” he said