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107SS2009

March 18, 2015 11:32 AM

F1 » ‘No money, no honey’ Arrivabene warns Manor


bernyec: it beggars belief that any business person in their right mind would throw money at a dead in the water F1 team, go throw a million quid at a motor bike racing team, at least you would enjoy yourself
But that is not the opinion of some from on here that prides themselves (or at least claim so) of supporting the "underdog". That is exactly why it is said that "no part of the cow goes to waist".

107SS2009

March 18, 2015 9:35 PM

F1 » Horner denies Mercedes complaints are hypocritical


After the Australian GP fiasco and the resultant high level talks/meeting between RBR/Renault Cyril Abituboul is blaming RBR for problems in Australia, see “L’Equipe” report (what he says is interesting) and also a must see is “autosports” of last year report about Red Bull “after criticism by Red Bull of their French engine partner”. I know that it is everybody’s right to express his opinion on here, but an effort should be made to keep oneself informed with F1 matters.

107SS2009

March 18, 2015 1:33 PM

F1 » Horner denies Mercedes complaints are hypocritical


MR F1 Have been blowing a lot of wind into the spice man’s sails’. Sky Italia was quoting him as saying “Mercedes have had an unfair advantage during the design process for the new F1 V6 TURBO engine, they know more about the proposed power unit because Mercedes people were in close contact with the FIA in defining the concept of the engine, this is why they had such a strong start last year”. The FIA will step-in but only to better police any abuses, and this will not be of much help to RBR/Renault, as I said elsewhere, the FIA is already on the-step with their new fuel pressure directive (which have all the mark of one team written all over it), remember that on these PU’S being restricted by a 35cc per sec fuel flow at 10.5k rpm to a max of 3 bar boost, one extra cc per second of fuel flow will result in 3% power boost.

107SS2009

March 18, 2015 12:42 PM

F1 » ‘No money, no honey’ Arrivabene warns Manor


I do not think they intended to turn a wheel in Australia, they only got there first to make sure of qualifying to Marrusia's 2014 $50m prize money and secondly because the freight was for free and also them being advanced US$10M by MR F1, but now they have to pay for their freight to Australia and to get back to base, and if they will not make the grid in next race they are out were they really belong.

107SS2009

March 18, 2015 8:58 PM

F1 » Boullier defends cautious McLaren-Honda start


Reports I keep reading “normally reliable” still reporting that Honda is at least six months behind with their PU development, that Honda fundamental problems lie with their underestimating the preparation required , that their research centre at Sakura with its digital research benches is still nearing completion, that the current technicians have no F1 experience and that they are being assisted by ex-FERRARI engine designer Gilles Simon, that the Prodromeu car is causing Honda enormous cooling problems (RB10/Renault repeating itself), that Honda had only just one operational PU during winter testing in Jerez and a lack of spare parts to overhaul the PU, that to cap-it-all the new Honda president is not a F1 fan.

107SS2009

March 18, 2015 11:10 AM

F1 » van der Garde reaches agreement, takes parting shot at Sauber


Sparky62: It is morally corrupt to accept the money and deliberately avoid the contractual obligations. I love the way she vanished when the word was spread the Australian Sheriffs might be on the way to arrest her. They could have confiscated the complete team and she would have been absent. How F1 can allow such a person to continue in the paddock is beyond me.
What total balderdash, While she was threatened with being put behind bars, she was taking part in the FIA bosses conference and nothing like running away or hiding.

107SS2009

March 18, 2015 12:26 PM

F1 » van der Garde reaches agreement, takes parting shot at Sauber


Richard, we will also have to wait and see (as I said elsewhere yesterday and early this morning) not only for the other side of the story but also to, “if this settlement deal includes guarantees such as “equity” transfer to Marcel Bockhoom who funds GvDG’S racing”. If it turns out as a guarantee of “equity” transfer, it would have been a gain to the team and of something like (being banded “US$16m”) about a useless/ineffective gain for Bockhoom.


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