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Ferrari chops Fry after '14 F1 failure

2014-12-17 09:23

Chief designer Nikolas Tombazis and engineering director Pat Fry have become the latest victims in the post-2014 disaster purge - now tech director James Allison is top dog.

Vettel, Raikkonen Swiss rich cheeses

2014-12-08 11:27

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen have been named among the mega-rich of Switzerland. However, their millions have nothing on neighbours Michael Schumacher and Bernie Ecclestone.

Vettel living childhood 'dream' at Ferrari

2014-12-02 09:15

Sebastian Vettel, who leaves Red Bull for Ferrari in 2015, says he "is living a boyhood dream" following his first weekend at Maranello as a Ferrari driver.

Vettel tests with Ferrari

2014-11-29 13:33

German F1 driver Sebastian Vettel is testing with Ferrari for the first time since signing with the Formula One team.

Benvenuto! Vettel to take Italian lessons

2014-11-28 08:25

Sebastian Vettel is preparing for life at Ferrari's Maranello HQ - he's brushing up on his Italian in preparation for his switch from Red Bull to Ferrari in 2015.

Vettel's Ferrari test still a 'no-go'

2014-11-23 11:18

Frustrated departing Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel has hit out at the team for blocking him from making his test debut for Ferrari just days after the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday.

Mercedes reject Vettel's 'boring' quip

2014-11-22 10:41

Mercedes has hit back at Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel after the most dominant driver of recent years quipped that the team had made the Formula 1 season boring with their success.

Official! Alonso out, Seb in at Ferrari

2014-11-20 13:31

Ferrari has announced - at last - that quadruple Formula 1 champion Sebastian Vettel will replace Fernando Alonso at Ferrari in 2015. He's signed a three-year deal.

McLaren delays driver news to December

2014-11-19 12:11

The long wait... McLaren has delayed the announcement of its drivers for 2015 until December - putting a halt to the train of expected announcements from other teams.

Vettel to start US GP in pitlane

2014-10-31 23:55

Sebastian Vettel will start Sunday's United States Grand Prix from the pitlane, the FIA has confirmed.

Vettel to sit out Austin GP qualifying

2014-10-29 11:07

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel won't participate during qualifying for the 2014 US grand prix as he takes a penalty for using a sixth engine in 2014, a situation he calls 'completely stupid'.

Departing Vettel 'respectful' of Daniel

2014-10-20 11:07

'I'm sure he would love to have won this season,' Red Bull rookie Daniel Ricciardo said of Red Bull team mate Sebastian Vettel as the latter prepares to move to Ferrari.

Red Bull blocks Vettel's Ferrari test debut

2014-10-16 09:49

Red Bull has blocked Sebastian Vettel's test debut for Ferrari set to take place after the 2014 final grand prix in Abu Dhabi. Is Red Bull having sour grapes since Vettel announced his switch to Maranello?

F1 drivers back speed limit proposals

2014-10-12 07:43

Formula 1 drivers have backed proposals to introduce a 'virtual pace car' or automatic speed limiter that would force the entire field to slow when yellow warning flags are waved.

Vettel, Alonso: Why F1 pilots scorn risk

2014-10-10 11:01

Formula 1 drivers, ahead of the first Russian GP, have answered as a consequence to the crash-marred Japanese GP questions about race safety.

Vettel revives Schumacher comparisons

2014-10-04 22:24

Remember 'Baby Schumi' - Sebastian Vettel's nickname when he joined F1? Now, says Reuter's F1 guy ALAN BALDWIN, the comparison with Michael Schumacher is even closer.

Vettel to leave Red Bull

2014-10-04 07:52

Four-time defending world champion Sebastian Vettel has announced his shock departure from Red Bull - and looks set to join Ferrari.

Vettel sticking with Red Bull

2014-09-24 22:03

Defending world champion Sebastian Vettel has insisted he is staying put at Red Bull for next season.

Red Bull denies Vettel, Alonso seat swop

2014-09-17 08:10

A popular German publication reports that dissatisfied Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso could take Sebastian Vettel's place at Red Bull in 2015, in a "straight swap deal".

Webber: Vettel made 'many mistakes' in 2014

2014-08-27 13:09

"He has improved but from the first race you could see he was making many mistakes," comments former Red Bull driver Mark Webber on former team mate's Sebastian Vettel's poor form in 2014.

Infiniti's Q50 Eau Rouge meets it's 'maker'

2014-08-22 14:00

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel has been involved with Infiniti's Q50 Eau Rouge - yes, named after the famous Spa's historic corner. Now, Vettel has put the beastly 'baby' through its paces on track. Watch the cool video!

Vettel buys dad a R3.4-million Ferrari

2014-08-11 09:20

Red Bull's reigning champion Sebastian Vettel has bought his father a very expensive gift - A Ferrari California! Is the prancing horse sports car a sign of things to come?

Vettel at Merc? Lewis all cool about it

2014-07-25 08:48

The F1 'silly season' has kicked the rumour mill into gear with news that Mercedes is considering a Sebastian Vettel / Nico Rosberg pairing. Lewis Hamilton... well, he's cool...

Smooth sailor Rosberg sorry for Vettel

2014-07-17 07:54

Mercedes' Nico Rosberg, leading the 2014 Formula 1 Drivers' championship, has everything going for him but he can't help feeling sorry for Red Bull's reigning champ Sebastian Vettel.

Red Bull: 'Renault power unacceptable'

2014-06-23 09:28

Reigning Formula 1 champion team Red Bull is in dire need of a miracle from engine partner Renault which must come up with more power from its turbo/hybrid engines.

 

Ferrari heads to roll: Fry on way out?

2014-12-12 08:04

Ferrari is continuing with its programme to sheed top members of its F1 team - and it seems technical director Pat Fry and chief designer Nikolas Tombazis are next to go.

Red Bull speeds Vettel on his way

2014-12-03 09:08

Red Bull has bid a lighthearted farewell to its four-times champion, Sebastian Vettel. His departure came with a bag of goodies fit for Maranello.

Vettel completes first Ferrari test

2014-12-01 12:03

Former Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel has kicked off his Ferrari career in high spirits with a special helmet to mark his test debut at Maranello.

Ferrari: Seb not seeking instant glory

2014-11-28 08:50

'We don't have to pretend that we can match Mercedes,' said Sebastian Vettel who joins Ferrari in 2015.

Alonso hits back at Ferrari's Mattiacci

2014-11-23 13:58

Fernando Alonso has hit back at Ferrari boss Marco Mattiacci for saying Sebastian Vettel would "bring the utmost motivation and commitment" to the when he replaces the Alonso..

Illegal wings fly Bulls to back of grid

2014-11-23 07:26

Both Red Bull cars, instead of starting 5th and 6th for the 2015 Yas Marina F1 GP, have been shunted right to the back because their front wings have been declared illegal.

Kimi sees F1 fun times ahead with Seb

2014-11-21 08:01

Ferrari's soon-to-be-former team mates Kimi Raikkonen and Fernando Alonso were said to be a 'fire-and-ice' duo; now 'the Iceman' sees only fun ahead with Sebastian Vettel.

Alonso quits Ferrari, Vettel signs

2014-11-20 13:30

Sebastian Vettel admitted he hopes to emulate Michael Schumacher after being announced as a Ferrari driver for next season.

Vettel: 'Ferrari delay not Alonso's fault'

2014-11-19 09:30

Sebastian Vettel is adamant that he is Ferrari's new driver for 2015, despite the team keeping mum on the official announcement and since Fernando Alonso has not yet signed a contract with a new team.

F1 tweaks quali due to fewer cars

2014-10-31 08:17

The 2014 US Formula 1 G will see a rule tweak during qualifying to accommodate fewer cars on the grid as a result of Caterham and Marussia not competing.

Weber: 'Vettel not so strong as Alonso'

2014-10-22 09:04

Michael Schumacher's former manager doubts Sebastian Vettel can emulate the F1 legend's success at Ferrari - and Ferrari engineers are unhappy with its 2015 car, codenamed '666'.

Bianchi crash: Drivers want safer wet tyres

2014-10-17 09:38

Top F1 drivers are calling on Prirelli to improve its wet-weather tyres following Jules Bianchi's horror crash at the 2014 Japanese GP.

Montezemolo: 'Alonso wants to win again'

2014-10-16 08:30

Fernando Alonso is leaving Ferrari at the end of 2014 because he needs to be winning again, says the Formula 1 team's ex-chairman Luca di Montezemolo.

Mateschitz saw Vettel's departure coming

2014-10-11 07:53

Red Bull owner Dietrich Mateschitz has said he made no attempt to stop defending World champion Sebastian Vettel from leaving and that he was neither surprised nor disappointed by the driver's decision.

Bianchi crash and politics sour Sochi F1

2014-10-09 07:39

Drivers' minds will be on Jule Bianchi's crash in Japan, Bernie Ecclestone's on the bottom line and the rest on trying not to upset the Russians over the few days of the 2014 Sochi F1 GP.

Marko: 'Vettel just needed new challenge'

2014-10-04 09:00

Red Bull's team consultant Helmut Marko said on Saturday that Sebastian Vettel was leaving the team after a frustrating 2014 season - no wins and a hard time with the new power unit.

Vettel says he's staying with the Bulls

2014-09-26 08:17

Sebastian Vettel insists that he is staying with the Red Bull Formula 1 team - but F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone believes Vettel "would be the perfect man for Ferrari".

Vettel: 'I could've done a better job'

2014-09-20 20:06

Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo was only looking at the positives despite seeing a first Formula 1 pole position snatched away from him by title-chasing Mercedes duo Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg ahead of the 2014 Singapore GP.

Vettel gets third new chassis for Monza

2014-08-28 10:33

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel will use a third chassis for the 2014 season due to handling issues. Will the reigning champion's luck change in Monza?

Vettel first to sample Sochi GP circuit

2014-08-26 08:22

Sebastian Vettel is the first Formula 1 driver to lap the new Sochi Autodrom - albeit driving an Infiniti Q50 Hybrid - ahead of the 2014 inaugural Russian GP in October. VIDEO

Sixth engine grid-penalty for Vettel?

2014-08-22 11:08

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel's 2014 season could be set to go from bad to worse if he is given another penalty ahead of the 2014 Belgium GP on Sunday.

Vettel slams Formula E as 'cheese'

2014-07-25 11:17

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel has slammed the upcoming Formula E using a food reference to discredit the new sport.

F1: 'Where did all the German fans go?'

2014-07-21 15:23

The glamour sport was asking itself why tens of thousands of fans stayed away from a home GP that should have been box office gold in the land of Mercedes.

F1 Renault engine project 'for sale'?

2014-06-25 10:15

Formula 1 engine supplier Renault is the subject of rumours making the rounds that the company might be up for sale. What will Red Bull do?

Ricciardo raring for win in Austria GP

2014-06-20 09:01

Formula 1 driver Daniel Ricciardo will look to win at the 2014 Austrian GP after his performance in the 2014 Canadian GP. How will Mercedes feel about this?

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