F1: “The times they are a changin’”“Come writers and critics who prophesize with your pen
And keep your eyes wide the chance won’t come again
And don’t speak too soon for the wheel’s still in spin
And there’s no tellin’ who that it’s namin’
For the loser now will be later to win
For the times they are a-changin’.” – Bob Dylan
Jensen Button is...
How does a 21 year old rookie driving a car from a team that didn’t make the podium last year beat everyone in the field, including the reigning 4 – time champion on a Formula 1 test site? Bizarre, right? Yes, except that’s exactly what isportsweb predicted.
On his first day of testing, Kevin Magnussen dominated the veteran field and set the bar with the fastest lap in...
#kimando is the chemistry produced by the combination of Kimi Raikkonen and Fernando Alonso, first year teammates at Ferrari.
It will be an explosive year one way or the other: greatest team ever or disastrous ego blowup. So the term #kimando will take on meaning as the season progresses. At this point in time, it just means massive explosive potential. In sports, that...
19 races. 5 former champions. New engines, a new track, and a new driver on the grid. Massive rule changes, major team changes…
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The 2014 Formula 1 season launches on March 16th in Australia (watch the countdown here) and finishes in Abu Dhabi on November 23rd. The 19 race worldwide tour remains one of the most grueling in sports, and includes...
Last summer things got a little dodgy at Ferrari with rumors of Fernando Alonso’s management team chatting up Red Bull Racing and Lotus F1 about future options as well as the rumor that McLaren would be very keen to get the Spaniard back in their car in 2015.
A return to McLaren? Surely not but if I were Martin Whitmarsh, I’d be very keen to get Fernando back and Kimi Raikkonen’s...
Formula One driver Fernando Alonso says his plan to start a cycling team is ''going well'' after meeting with International Cycling Union president Brian Cookson.
Alonso announced in September he would look to create his own team to race in 2015 after plans fell through to buy the now-defunct Euskaltel-Euskadi.
Alonso tells Europa Press agency ''there is...
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December 20, 2013
Fernando Alonso says Ferrari won't be able to contend for the Formula One title next year unless it finds a way to improve.
Heading into the season-ending Brazilian Grand Prix, Alonso says he is proud to have already secured second place in the drivers' championship, but says Ferrari needs ''to do things better for next year'' if it wants to fight for the...
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November 22, 2013
I don’t mean to be flippant or cheeky here but the press and many fans seem to be suggesting that the arrival of Kimi Raikkonen at Ferrari will put Fernando Alonso on his toes or light a fire under his bum or push him to do better—really?
As a recap, Fernando has scored over 250 points each year he has been in Maranello. He has narrowly missed the championship by a point or three...
Fernando Alonso says he has to start scoring big points again in order to keep his title challenge on track.
Alonso finished only seventh in Monaco, and with a couple of other bad races behind him, he is losing touch with leader Sebastian Vettel.
"We were hoping for some consistent results," said Alonso in Canada on Thursday. "But in Monaco we did not pick up so...
Pastor Maldonado held off Fernando Alonso to win the Spanish Grand Prix on Sunday, giving Williams its first Formula One victory in eight years.
Maldonado started from the pole and withstood the challenge by Alonso in his Ferrari to take the 66-lap race at the Catalunya Circuit by 3.1 seconds.
Maldonado become the sport's first Venezuelan winner. This was Williams' 114th...
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May 13, 2012