Aug 3

Montezemolo Lays Down The Law

F1- Montezemolo Lays Down The Law

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says that can still bounce back in 2013 – and has made it clear once again that has to remember that the team has priority.

Montezemolo was speaking in a lengthy interview with Italy’s Corriere della Sera, which was republished on the Ferrari website.

“Fernando is a great driver and I understand him; he is a bit like me – he wants to win,” said Montezemolo. “He must just remember that one wins and loses together, and for its part, Ferrari must give him a car capable of starting from the front two rows.

“It doesn’t sit well with me seeing our car is not competitive. That’s why I intervened, even if I didn’t want to abuse my authority over my men. However, it had to be done. But how? We started so well, we had begun the World Championship with a very competitive car, maybe even considered the best. But something happened, and instead of moving forward we went backwards.

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Jul 30

Wing Damage Spoiled My Race, Says Massa

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY - JULY 28:  Felipe Massa of Brazil and Ferrari drives during the Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix at Hungaroring on July 28, 2013 in Budapest, Hungary.  (Photo by Vladimir Rys/Getty Images)

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endured a difficult afternoon in Hungary after damaging his front wing on Nico Rosberg’s Mercedes on the first lap.

The Brazilian eventually finished eighth, and was clearly very frustrated by his afternoon.

“It was a difficult race for us, and for me especially,” said Massa. “I lost a part of my front wing in the first lap, and I’m sure that was a big problem for my car. I lost the balance, more understeer, more oversteer, using the tires a bit more than I was supposed to because of that. I’m sure that was a big problem for me.

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Jul 28

Ferrari Fined After Illegal DRS Use By Alonso

Ferrari Fined After Illegal DRS Use By Alonso

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has been fined €15,000 for a DRS infringement on ’s car in Hungary, but the Spaniard has held on to his fifth place.

Alonso was reported to the stewards after the race after data showed that he had apparently used the DRS on three occasions when he was not within a second of the car ahead.

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Jul 16

Marussia To Run Ferrari Powertrains From 2014

Marussia To Run Ferrari Powertrains From 2014

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Marussia will use a powertrain and gearbox package from 2014, the Anglo-Russian team confirmed today.

Ferrari has been looking for a new customer since it became clear some time ago that Toro Rosso was moving to Renault. Ferrari protégé Jules Bianchi’s presence at Marussia clearly hasn’t hurt the team’s prospects of negotiating a deal.

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