Raikkonen can put victory hopes on ice

By Reuters Staff
December 2, 2011

By Abhishek Takle

Kimi Raikkonen’s return to Formula One after a two-year hiatus has enthused media, fans and rivals alike. But the question remains — does the Iceman’s comeback mean a cooling of double world champion Sebastian Vettel’s hopes of being red-hot favourite again next year?

Schumi returns as if he’d never left

February 3, 2010

MOTOR-RACING/When Germany’s best-selling tabloid Bild sends two reporters to an overseas Formula One test in the depths of February, you know something big is brewing.

Vlog-Schumacher shadow still hangs over Ferrari’s Maranello

January 28, 2010

 

Maranello is the spiritual home of Formula One glamour team Ferrari, but there is very little glitz in the working class northern Italian town.

Schumacher faces up to his past

January 26, 2010

SPORT-MOTOR/MERCEDESThe late Peter Ustinov, a comic connoisseur of national stereotypes in his 1958 spoof commentary for an imaginary Grand Prix of Gibraltar, might have enjoyed Monday’s Mercedes team launch in Stuttgart.

Odd Germans and lucky underpants

January 21, 2010

MOTOR RACING/SCHUMACHERCynics may observe that Michael Schumacher’s desire to be the odd man out in Formula One has the added bonus of always putting the German ahead of his team mate in the pecking order, even if only on paper.

Schumacher becomes a contender again

December 23, 2009

Formula One has moved on since Michael Schumacher retired in 2006, even if the German will be eager to roll back the years when he makes his comeback with Mercedes next season.

Schumacher – The Comeback Part II (or not?)

November 23, 2009

schumacherA lot of people are getting quite excited about the possibility of Michael Schumacher coming out of retirement to race for the new Mercedes F1 team (formerly known as champions Brawn) at the age of 41.

Ferrari want a third car. Good or bad?

August 29, 2009

For 20 euros you can buy a Michael Schumacher ‘Comeback’ cap from the official Formula One merchandise stands at the Belgian Grand Prix.

Who will replace Felipe Massa? (Part Two)

August 24, 2009

badoerWho will replace Felipe Massa at Ferrari?

The question was asked in the immediate aftermath of the Brazilian’s life-threatening crash in Hungary last month and is now being asked again.