Alan's Feed
Feb 2, 2015
Jan 31, 2015
Jan 30, 2015

Motor racing-Ferrari see gains on the engine side

Jan 30 (Reuters) – Ferrari hope their race pace will be more in line with their qualifying speed this season after changes to their under-performing Formula One power unit over the winter.

“We had a number of issues with last year’s engine and power unit,” technical director James Allison said after the team’s online presentation of the new SF15-T car that they hope will return Ferrari to the top of the podium after a blank 2014.

Jan 30, 2015

Vettel warns against expecting too much of Ferrari

LONDON (Reuters) – Sebastian Vettel gave Ferrari’s new Formula One car his seal of approval on Friday while warning fans not to expect too much from a team that made major changes after failing to win anything last year.

“Obviously there is a change in colour for me so it’s a new experience but I think the car looks beautiful,” said the four- times world champion, who has joined from Red Bull, after the SF15-T car was unveiled online.

Jan 30, 2015

Motor racing-Vettel warns against expecting too much of Ferrari

LONDON, Jan 30 (Reuters) – Sebastian Vettel gave Ferrari’s new Formula One car his seal of approval on Friday while warning fans not to expect too much from a team that made major changes after failing to win anything last year.

“Obviously there is a change in colour for me so it’s a new experience but I think the car looks beautiful,” said the four- times world champion, who has joined from Red Bull, after the SF15-T car was unveiled online.

Jan 30, 2015

Sauber focus on the future after dismal 2014

LONDON (Reuters) – Sauber presented a new-look blue and yellow Formula One car on Friday that they hoped would at least bring the team some points after their worst season ever.

The Swiss team, who have been struggling financially, drew a complete blank for the first time in their 22-year history last year — one of only two outfits to end the campaign without scoring.

Jan 30, 2015

Motor racing-Sauber focus on the future after dismal 2014

LONDON, Jan 30 (Reuters) – Sauber presented a new-look blue and yellow Formula One car on Friday that they hoped would at least bring the team some points after their worst season ever.

The Swiss team, who have been struggling financially, drew a complete blank for the first time in their 22-year history last year — one of only two outfits to end the campaign without scoring.

Jan 30, 2015

All eyes on Alonso and McLaren in Jerez

LONDON (Reuters) – Local hero Fernando Alonso will be the centre of attention when Formula One’s pre-season testing starts up in southern Spain on Sunday but the McLaren driver has done his best to lower expectations.

As the Spaniard warned fans when the new McLaren-Honda MP4-30 was unveiled on Thursday, there are sure to be problems between now and the season-opener in Australia on March 15.

Jan 30, 2015

Motor racing-All eyes on Alonso and McLaren in Jerez

LONDON, Jan 30 (Reuters) – Local hero Fernando Alonso will be the centre of attention when Formula One’s pre-season testing starts up in southern Spain on Sunday but the McLaren driver has done his best to lower expectations.

As the Spaniard warned fans when the new McLaren-Honda MP4-30 was unveiled on Thursday, there are sure to be problems between now and the season-opener in Australia on March 15.

Jan 30, 2015
    • About Alan

      "I am Reuters London-based motor racing correspondent, writing mostly about Formula One from around the world and covering my first race at Silverstone in 1991. I also report on other sports when not at grands prix."
      Languages:
      English, French, Spanish, Italian
    • More from Alan

    • Follow Alan