Kimi Raikkonen
Jan 4

F1: Ecclestone Backs Ferrari’s Controversial New Driver Pairing

F1: Bernie Ecclestone May Wait Weeks For Court Verdict

F1 Supremo walks in the paddock before the start of the Brazilian Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

Some – even president – believe pitting former undisputed ‘number 1′ against the team’s 2007 World Champion is a bold risk.

“But I have been here since the early 70s,” the Italian said recently, “and I know that risk is something you have to live with in .”

Ecclestone, Formula 1′s chief executive, usually likes to see the sport’s top drivers spread across the most competitive teams.

But he thinks Alonso versus Raikkonen at Ferrari, Formula 1′s most famous team, will be “fun”.

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Dec 23

F1: Kimi Will Get First Run In 2014 Ferrari — Not Alonso

F1: Kimi Will Get First Run In 2014 Ferrari — Not Alonso

of Finland and . (Photo: Getty Images)

Kimi Raikkonen, not the Ferrari incumbent , will get the first on-track taste of the Italian team’s 2014 car.

That is the claim of Italian media sources including La Gazzetta dello Sport, reporting that Finn Raikkonen will debut the new red single seater on the first two test days at Jerez in late January.

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Nov 26

F1: 2013 Formula Season Recap Video For Dummies

You don’t have to be a dummy to enjoy this – just sit back and have a laugh at our version of events. In Part One, Joe talks you through the first four races of the season. isn’t very chatty, defies the “Multi21″ team order, Pirelli tires start exploding everywhere and tries to chase down the charging Red Bulls.

These episodes have been created through Pole Position’s collaboration with American animator Joe Nicolosi.

Read more for Part 2….

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Nov 22

F1: Rosberg Quickest Again As Rain Continues To Fall At Interlagos

Nico Rosberg drives during practice at the Interlagos racetrack in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Photo: Getty Images)

drives during practice at the circuit in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Photo: Getty Images)

Mercedes’ Nico Rosberg was fastest in the second practice for ′s season-ending Brazilian Grand Prix on Friday, edging and his Red Bull teammate on a wet Interlagos track.

Vettel, who has already clinched his fourth straight F1 title, enters the finale with a chance to equal Michael Schumacher’s 13 victories in a year and match the record of nine consecutive wins by Alberto Ascari in the 1952 and 1953 seasons.

Rosberg timed 1 minute, 27.306 seconds in the afternoon session at the 4.3-kilometer (2.6-mile) track in Sao Paulo, .225 ahead of Vettel and .286 in front of Webber, who is competing in his last F1 race at the .

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Nov 15

F1: Hamilton Unveils Michael Jackson-Themed Helmet For Austin Race

A look at Lewis Hamilton's Michael Jackson-themed helmet. (Photo: Twitter - @JasonFowlerJLF)

A look at ’s Michael Jackson-themed helmet. (Photo: Twitter – @JasonFowlerJLF)

Lewis Hamilton is ditching his traditional yellow helmet this weekend for a Michael Jackson-inspired lid.

The 2008 World Champion used Twitter to debut his new look, stating: “For the Austin race, I wanted to dedicate this helmet to my favourite artist MJ.”

On the top, it features a photo of the late King of Pop with a personalized message that says “we’ll always love you” on one side and “rest in peace MJ” on the other.

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