May 26

Raikkonen blames Chilton for puncture that triggered nightmare race

Kimi Raikkonen dropped out of the points after his and Kevin Magnussen's cars come to a halt in the hairpin. (Photo: Anne-Christine Poujoulat/Getty Images)

dropped out of the points after his and Kevin Magnussen’s nearly collide in the hairpin. (Photo: Anne-Christine Poujoulat/Getty Images)

Kimi Raikkonen endured a nightmare race in that saw the driver lose a potential third place to a puncture he received after being hit by .

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.

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May 23

F1: Allison Has No Problem With Ferrari Adding Technical Talent

James Allison supports Ferrari's decision to search for more technical assistance. (Photo: Getty Images)

supports ’s decision to search for more technical talent. (Photo: Getty Images)

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.

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May 22

F1: Montezemolo denies tension with Alonso at Ferrari

Monte Carlo, Monaco. Thursday 22 May 2014. Fernando Alonso, Ferrari F14T. World Copyright: Andrew Ferraro/LAT Photographic. ref: Digital Image _FER1586

wheels his F14T around the circuit in Monte Carlo, . (Photo: Andrew Ferraro/LAT Photographic)

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.

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May 12

Steve McQueen’s ’67 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 for sale

(The "King of Cool" originally purchased this '67)

The “King of Cool” originally purchased this ’67 275 GTB/4 which is expected to fetch a multi-million sum at the auction block this summer. (Photo courtesy RM Auctions)

Need a great escape from everyday passenger ? 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.

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May 12

Formula 1: Alonso unhappy with pace of Ferrari

Fernando Alonso in Parc Ferme after qualifying for the Spanish GP. (Photo: Andy Hone/LAT Photographic)

in Parc Ferme after qualifying for the . (Photo: Andy Hone/LAT Photographic)

Fernando Alonso gave the Spanish crowd something to cheer on Sunday when he chased down and passed teammate 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.

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