Formula1 Freaks

For all of the Formula1 Freaks…

1 – Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes); – Nico Rosberg (Mercedes); 3 – Daniel Ricciardo (Red Bull Racing) TV UNILATERAL Q: Lewis, pole position once again for Singapore and you saved the best until last it seems? Lewis Hamilton: Yeah, that’s always the plan. It doesn’t always go to plan but yeah, quite an exciting qualifying session. I wasn’t expecting… I guess no one was really expecting to see so much difference and how close everyone was. I did some good laps in the first and second qualifying sessions and saw the Ferraris were very, very close and then obviously for it  [ Read More ]

Team Representatives – Franz Tost (Toro Rosso), Vijay Mallya (Force India), Manfredi Ravetto (Caterham), Monisha Kaltenborn (Sauber), Eric Boullier (McLaren), Claire Williams (Williams) Q: If I could I begin with a question to all of you? Obviously there have been changes today to the team radio ban. The FIA met with the media earlier today but I wonder if we could get a perspective from the teams: why the changes were needed and what it was like today to manage the relationship between the pits and the drivers? Monisha, maybe you would start? Monisha Kaltenborn: The change comes from complaints  [ Read More ]

Drivers – Marcus Ericsson (Caterham), Pastor Maldonado (Lotus), Sergio Perez (Force India), Kimi Raikkonen (Ferrari) Adrian Sutil (Sauber), Jean-Eric Vergne (Toro Rosso) PRESS CONFERENCE Q: First of all, a question to all of you about the ban on large amounts of radio traffic between the team and the driver. What’s your reaction to this? Sergio, perhaps you could start? Sergio Perez: Hi everyone. I don’t think it’s ideal that they, suddenly from one race to another, they change it dramatically that you cannot get certain calls. But it doesn’t influence it much. I don’t see it as a big deal,  [ Read More ]

1 – Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes); 2 – Nico Rosberg (Mercedes); 3 – Valtteri Bottas (Williams) Q: Lewis, it’s the first pole since Barcelona since Barcelona back in May. It’s been quite a journey since then to get to this point. How do you feel? Lewis Hamilton: I feel excited for tomorrow. I’m very proud of my guys. My guys on the side of the garage have also been through the difficult time with me and they’ve done a remarkable job in terms of every time bouncing back and fixing the car and dealing with the difficulties so we’ve done this  [ Read More ]

Team representatives – John Booth (Marussia), Paul Hembery (Pirelli), Federico Gastaldi (Lotus), Toto Wolff (Mercedes), Marco Mattiacci (Ferrari), Christian Horner (Red Bull Racing) Q: Toto, could I begin with you? First of all, can you bring us up to speed with what happened to Lewis Hamilton this afternoon; we saw he lost at least an hour of running. What was the problem and what else have you lost? Toto Wolff: Yeah, obviously not very good. We lost a lot of running due to an electronic problem, which we need to identify yet. It shouldn’t be a big issue but losing  [ Read More ]