He later retired after an incident with Kevin Magnussen during his attempt to recover ground. The Finn received a reprimand from the FIA stewards for the latter.Ferrari, Formula 1, Kimi Raikkonen, Max Chilton
Ferrari chassis technical director James Allison says he has no problem with the team searching for new technical talent to bolster the team – and he remains confident in the support that he receives from the management.
Stories about an approach to Adrian Newey continue to make the headlines, although not surprisingly new team boss Marco Mattiacci denied yesterday that he had made one.Ferrari, Formula 1, James Allison, Monaco
Fernando Alonso caused something of a stir yesterday when asked about a recent comment from Mercedes boss Dieter Zetsche to the effect that the Spaniard was the best driver in the world.
Alonso responded by saying that it was always good to hear such comments from outsiders –and pointed out, somewhat enigmatically, that he didn’t always feel such support from closer to home.Fernando Alonso, Ferrari, Formula 1, Luca di Montezemolo
Need a great escape from everyday passenger cars? This 1967 Ferrari was bought original by actor Steve McQueen, famous for his roles in movies such as “Papillon,” “The Great Escape” and “Bullitt.”
McQueen had the car painted from silver to red, but otherwise the car has been fully restored and certified by Ferrari Classiche, and is currently displayed at the Museo Ferrari.Cars, Ferrari
Fernando Alonso gave the Spanish crowd something to cheer on Sunday when he chased down and passed teammate Kimi Raikkonen to finish sixth, but the result was far below the expectations of both the former champion and his fans.
Alonso, who ran a three-stop strategy, was 87 seconds behind winner Lewis Hamilton at the flag.Fernando Alonso, Ferrari, Formula 1, Spanish GP