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Montezemolo "resigned," but his tenure at the helm will rank him among Ferrari's greatest leaders. It's Enzo, then Montezemolo.
Although only a fraction of the 19 grands prix in the 2014 Formula One season have taken place in Europe, those eight races are arguably the most crucial on the calendar. The European season, as it is often referred to - which tells you all you need to know about its importance - makes up the core of a given world championship campaign, usually lasting from mid-May until the beginning of September.
In order to compete in Formula One, all drivers are required to have something called a Superlicense, which is the top rung of the FIA's licensing system. It's also surprisingly easy for any kid with a big checkbook who has driven a car to get one.
Kevin Magnussen endured another heartbreaking end in Monza after being hit with an aggressive driving penalty for the second race running. McLaren's Dane was duelling with Valterri Bottas with a third of the Italian Grand Prix to go and when the pair entered the first chicane at the high-speed Italian track, Magnussen was judged to have pushed the Williams driver off the track.
Ahead of the inaugural Formula E race weekend we're taking a look at the series' runners and riders. Next up, former F1 squad Amlin Aguri , who will field Takuma Sato and Katherine Legge .
Although Ross Brawn says one can "never say never", he has no thoughts of returning to Ferrari or even taking on a full-time job. Brawn walked away from the sport at the end of last season, swapping his job with Mercedes for a fishing rod.
While the ban on any messages that assist the drivers behind the wheel is a win for fans, it could rob those watching of a useful insight into the world of Formula 1 Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies The ban on all radio transmissions that pass on messages to aid driving the car means that drivers will now have a lot more responsibility when it comes to looking after their tyres and fuel usage.
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Arguably one of the hottest talents to come to the fore this season, Claire Williams says Williams were confident that they wouldn't lose Valtteri Bottas to a rival outfit. In the build-up to last Sunday's Italian Grand Prix, Williams confirmed that both Bottas and his team-mate Felipe Massa would remain with the team for next year's Championship.
Ferrari and McLaren, historically Formula One's two most successful teams, have had little to cheer about on the track of late. If there is less evident concern at Woking than in Maranello, that is because McLaren feels it now has the main pieces of the puzzle in place whereas Ferrari has plenty of uncertainty ahead.
Lotus Formula One driver Kimi Raikkonen of Finland drives during the Australian F1 Grand Prix at the Albert Park circuit in Melbourne March 17, 2013. Lotus Formula One driver Kimi Raikkonen of Finland drives during the Australian F1 Grand Prix at the Albert Park circuit in Melbourne March 17, 2013.
Ferrari chairman Luca Di Montezemolo will step down next month and Fiat chief executive Sergio Marchionne is set to take on the role. Di Montezemolo, who has seen Ferrari drivers win the Formula One title six times during his 23-year spell at the helm of the Italian manufacturer, will leave his post on October 13. The statement said: "Luca Cordero di Montezemolo has announced his intention to resign as chairman of Ferrari with effect from October 13th following completion of Ferrari's celebration of 60 years in America.
Michael Schumacher reportedly has not improved much since he was transferred to a medical facility to continue his rehabilitation in July. The Formula One racing legend still receives comprehensive and around-the-clock patient care.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 02:59 am
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