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Posted on Sunday, October 27, 2013

Hydraulics problem curtails Pic's day

Charles Pic endured a difficult day in India as he was forced to retire from the race. Pic had to retire courtesy of a hydraulic problem and also sustained damage early in the race. "After the start and coming out of turn one I was ahead of [Max] Chilton and my teammate. Giedo [van der Garde] didn’t have anywhere to go and made contact with my right rear tyre and it punctured which meant I had to come in immediately for a stop," said Pic. […]

Posted on Sunday, July 28, 2013

Maldonado ends Williams points drought

Pastor Maldonado finished in tenth place in the Hungarian Grand Prix, scoring both his and Williams's first point of the season. It ends a points drought for the team that dated back to last year's United States Grand Prix in Austin. The Venezuelan drove a strong race and was able to score his first points finish after Nico Rosberg’s late retirement on lap 64. "I had a really good start from P15 and made a few overtaking manoeuvres during the race which were on the […]

Posted on Sunday, February 10, 2013

Trulli laments F1's financial situation

Former Formula One driver Jarno Trulli has criticised the sport's 'luxury rent a car' attitude. The Italian left the sport after the first test of 2012, when he was replaced by Russian driver Vitaly Petrov. Despite his overall views, Trulli says he has no hard feelings personally about Caterham's decision as he realised that 2012 would not be an improvement on 2010 or 2011, in which he scored no points. "I realised that we [Caterham] were only going backwards instead of forwards and that the […]

Posted on Thursday, July 26, 2012

Raikkonen: I think we’re finding the place where I want to be with the car

Speaking in Thursday’s FIA press conference, Kimi Räikkönen gave a qualified assessment of the Lotus E20 car in which he is making his return to Formula One. “We have a good package but we probably haven’t got the best out of it in all conditions at all races –but that’s up to us,” said the 2007 Champion. “We are still pretty happy but of course you want to do better. We wish to win races but it hasn’t happened so far; hopefully we can win […]

Posted on Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Slade: Raikkonen back at the top of his game

After two solid race performances in a row, Kimi Raikkonen's race engineer, Mark Slade is convinced that the Finn is back at the top of his game despite being away from Formula 1 for two seasons. "I think he's the same young kid who was a superstar when he arrived on the scene. He looks as fit as he's ever been and is absolutely at the top of his game as far as I can see," Slade said in an interview with Autosport. The Briton […]