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FIA press conference schedule - Singapore17 Sep 2014

Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen, who finished on the Singapore podium with Lotus last year, will be among the six drivers taking part in the official FIA press conference at the Marina Bay circuit on Thursday. Force India's Sergio Perez and Toro Rosso's Jean-Eric Vergne will also be present alongside three men yet to score points in 2014 - Lotus's Pastor Maldonado, Sauber's Adrian Sutil and Caterham's Marcus Ericsson.

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Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, Racing, Ferrari, Force India, Scuderia Toro Rosso, Adrian Sutil

Tue Sep 16, 2014

AutoWeek

Marussia Formula One team, Jules Bianchi face uncertain 2015

The 25-year-old Frenchman, who is the cream of Ferrari's driver development academy, has impressed since debuting last year with the backmarker team. However, Bianchi's 2015 spot with the team, and even in the series, is unclear.

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Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, Racing, Ferrari, ING Renault F1 Racing, Fernando Alonso, Autos

Formula1.com

Vital Statistics - the Singapore Grand Prix16 Sep 2014

Did you know that Fernando Alonso has missed out on the podium just once in six editions of the Singapore Grand Prix? Or that Sebastian Vettel has led nearly half of the laps that have taken place on the Marina Bay Street Circuit? Ahead of this weekend’s 2014 Formula 1 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix, we present all the need-to-know facts, stats and trivia… Circuit: Marina Bay Street Circuit Circuit length: 5.065 km Number of corners: 23 DRS zones: 2 Race laps: 61 Race distance: 308.828 km 2014 tyre compounds: supersoft, soft Circuit lap record: 1m 48.574s - Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull, 2013 First world championship Grand Prix in Singapore: 2008 Number of races: 6 Number of races at Singapore with at least one safety-car appearance: 6 Longest race: 2012 Shortest race: 2009 Last year's pole position: 1m 42.841s, Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull Last year's podium: 1 - ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, Racing, Ferrari, Fernando Alonso, Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull Racing Team, ING Renault F1 Racing

Business News

Raikkonen clarifies retirement rumours

Kimi Raikkonen has clarified previous comments on his retirement from F1 , which seemed to suggest he would quit the sport following the 2015 season. The Finn, who at 34 is the oldest man on the current grid, confirmed that the end of his F1 career is relatively close and that he plans to spend the remainder of it with Ferrari .

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Planet-F1.com

'Alonso and Kimi key to Ferrari turnaround'

New Ferrari president Sergio Marchionne insists both Fernando Alonso and Kimi Raikkonen will remain with the team as they are key to turning around the outfit's fortunes. The legendary F1 team are going through a slump with their last title success coming in 2008 and Luca di Montezemolo has paid the price as he was last week replaced by Marchionne as head of the marque.

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Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, Racing, Ferrari, Fernando Alonso

Mon Sep 15, 2014

BleacherReport

Formula 1's Latest Rumours and Talk: Nico Rosberg, Pastor Maldonado and More

As the championship race between Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton continues to simmer, both Mercedes drivers will need to rely on every slight advantage if they are to claim the 2014 Formula One crown. Much has been made this season of the differences between the teammates, which have contributed to create a compelling spectacle - and Rosberg has accepted that Hamilton, the Italian Grand Prix victor, has one key advantage that could help to decide the destination of the title.

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Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, Racing, Mercedes GP, Nico Rosberg, Lewis Hamilton, McLaren, Ferrari, Fernando Alonso

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Planet-F1.com

Raikkonen admits ERS weakness

Kimi Raikkonen has revealed Ferrari need to "look at" their Energy Recovery System if they hope to close the gap to the front runners. Ferrari had a dismal time last weekend at Monza where they lacked the straight-line speed needed to challenge at their home race.

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Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, Racing, Ferrari, NASCAR, Kimi Raikkonen, Nascar Drivers, Fernando Alonso

F1-live.com

Raikkonen: ERS improvement vital

Kimi Raikkonen believes Ferrari needs to target a big Energy Recovery System improvement if it wants to close the gap to its rivals this winter. Ferrari's lack of straight-line speed was brutally exposed at Monza, where Raikkonen picked up the team's two points by finishing ninth while Fernando Alonso suffered a retirement with an ERS issue.

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Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, Racing, Ferrari, NASCAR, Kimi Raikkonen, Nascar Drivers, Fernando Alonso

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Autoblog

Weekly Recap: What led to the end of the Montezemolo Era at Ferrari?

Montezemolo "resigned," but his tenure at the helm will rank him among Ferrari's greatest leaders. It's Enzo, then Montezemolo.

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Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, Racing, Ferrari, Fernando Alonso, Autos

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Formula 1 Blog

Kimi says it's ERS, not the engine

There has been a lot of talk about Ferrari lately and with good reason, they just resigned their 23-year-long President in favor of a more Fiat-centered approach. The new boss leveled a finger at the "sporting arm" of Ferrari and specifically the engine they created to contest the 2014 season which saw the biggest regulation changes in decades-most notably a V6 turbo with hybrid system.

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Jalopnik

Getting A License To Race In Formula One Might Become A Lot Harder

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.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

AutoWeek

Montezemolo exit rocks Ferrari Formula One team

Despite securing $35 million as he walks away, Luca di Montezemolo had a tear in his eye on Wednesday as he said farewell to Ferrari. Although he was president, and although his presence at Maranello dates back decades, the 67-year-old is just the latest head to roll amid Ferrari's spiraling crisis.

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The Independent

F1: What does the FIA's ban on radio transmissions mean for the rest of the season?

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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Related Topix: Sports, Racing, Ferrari, Fernando Alonso

Wed Sep 10, 2014

4029TV.com

Raikkonen to finish career with Ferrari

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, Racing, Ferrari, Fernando Alonso

WMC-TV Memphis

Ferrari president Montezemolo to leave the company

6 , 2014. . Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso of Spain watches his car after failing to complete the Italian Formula One Grand Prix at the Monza racetrack, in Monza, Italy, Sunday, Sept.

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BleacherReport

Ferrari President Luca Di Montezemolo Will Resign as Formula 1 Team's Chairman

BBCF1 revealed on Wednesday that the Italian would be resigning from the post he has held for almost 23 years, dating back to the early 1980s: Di Montezemolo released a statement regarding his decision on Wednesday, the full version of which is provided by Pete Gill of Sky Sports : Ferrari will have an important role to play within the FCA Group in the upcoming flotation on Wall Street. This will open up a new and different phase which I feel should be spearheaded by the CEO of the Group.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

PitPass.com

F1: Alonso's assurances give Ferrari stability when it needs it most

Despite being the subject of media speculation throughout the season, Fernando Alonso has put an end to the uncertainty over his position at Ferrari by committing himself to the team for the foreseeable future; but the Scuderia must now give him the tools to fight at the front. Alonso 's contract is set to expire at the end of the 2016 and he has indicated that he has no desire to leave the team despite Ferrari struggling to produce a competitive car in recent years.

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Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, Racing, Ferrari, Fernando Alonso, McLaren

Business News

Grosjean unhappy to find Kimi back at Lotus in new Burn advert

Romain Grosjean takes extreme measures to get ahead of Kimi Raikkonen , utilising a forklift truck to shift his former team-mate. Not on a Formula 1 circuit, of course: it's the premise of a new advert by Lotus ' sponsors, Burn.

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Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, Racing, Romain Grosjean, ING Renault F1 Racing, Ferrari

Mon Sep 08, 2014

RTE.ie

Horner defends struggling Vettel

Red Bull team boss Christian Horner has defended outgoing champion Sebastian Vettel after another race in which he again played second fiddle to team-mate Daniel Ricciardo. After winning the title for the last four years, Vettel's reign is almost officially over as he trails championship leader Nico Rosberg by 132 points, with 175 available.

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Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, Racing, Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull Racing Team, Mercedes GP, Nico Rosberg, Ferrari

The Washington Post

Ferrari's fall in F1 causing corporate concern

Ferrari's fall from grace is no longer just a worry on the Formula One track. It's a cause for concern in the corporate boardroom, too.

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Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, Racing, Ferrari, Fernando Alonso

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