F1 | Hamilton backs Minardi. The champion is also against the asphalted run offs

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The asphalted run-offs of the new circuits are back on the agenda. This time the four times world champion Lewis Hamilton is the one pointing the finger at the new layouts of the circuits confirming what was already said in recent months by Gian … [Continua...]

F1 | Gian Carlo Minardi “2018 a crucial year” – Part II

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2018 will not only be a crucial year on the driver front (as we discussed in recent days), but also on the motor front. On the one hand Mercedes will line up at the start with a completely redesigned power-unit and on the other Ferrari, Renault and … [Continua...]

F1 | Gian Carlo Minardi “2018 a crucial year” – First part

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We are still two months away from the Melbourne Grand Prix (23-25 March) which will start the 2018 Formula 1 season, but between now and then there will be the presentations of the new racing cars and the twelve days of tests to develop the new cars … [Continua...]

F1 | Sirotkin vs Kubica, Minardi “The end of a fairytale”

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The official announcement is still missing, but just when we thought the Robert Kubica would come back to Formula 1 beside Lance Stroll at Williams the latest rumours speak of Sergej Sirotkin as the Grove’s new driver to form the youngest pair of … [Continua...]

The Historic Minardi Day awarded Autosprint magazine’s Golden Helmet

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“I want to thank all the collectors, drivers, enthusiasts, sponsors and volunteers for the affection and warmth they showed me and for having transformed the Historic Minardi Day from a project into a reality by demonstrating that they are stronger … [Continua...]

F1 | Gian Carlo Minardi “Verstappen has a destiny but he must grow as a man”

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Amongst this season’s protagonists who warrant a mention is Max Verstappen. The Red Bull driver put on show all his qualities at high speed which confirmed everything good that he had done in both on his debut with Toro Rosso and when he passed on … [Continua...]

F1 | Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team, Minardi “Congratulations President Marchionne”

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The news is one of those that will do good for sport. Sauber and Alfa Romeo announced a multiyear technical-commercial partnership beginning in 2018 with which the car manufacturer from Milan will also become the name sponsor for the Swiss team which … [Continua...]

F1 | Gian Carlo Minardi “I would have made a different choice in Ferrari”

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Ferrari put away the world championship with second place in both the constructors and the drivers’ titles and on the strength of the five wins that bear Sebastian Vettel’s signature. It was an important step forward after the “zero” on the … [Continua...]

F1 | Gian Carlo Minardi “Alonso is still one of the best drivers”

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The Abu Dhabi Grand Prix was not only the last act of the 2017 Formula 1 World Championship, it also signalled the end of the partnership (poor in satisfaction) between McLaren and Honda. In three years of the Anglo-Japanese partnership, which … [Continua...]

F1 | Gp Abu Dhabi, THE POINT by Gian Carlo Minardi

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I want to begin with a cold, strict analysis about Ferrari which in any case managed to worry the German fortress during the season by scoring five wins and second place in both the drivers’ title with Sebastian Vettel and in the constructors’ … [Continua...]

F1 | Gp Abu Dhabi, Minardi “Millions at stake”

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At the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix the curtain will fall on another season which has slipped away quickly amongst highs and lows for all the teams with the exception of Mercedes which once more ruled over all. Ferrari and Renault chased after the Silver … [Continua...]

F1 | Minardi “This year Ferrari has all the papers to once more dream great things “

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“After running up the stair the last step is always the hardest”, this was how Gian Carlo Minardi summarized the current situation of house Ferrari after its success at Interlagos and its confirmation as the world’s championship’s second … [Continua...]

F1 | Kubica-Williams, the contract is near. Minardi “Robert deserves a very stylish return”

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With the Adu Dhabi Grand Prix in a week’s time the curtain will fall on the Formula 1 world championship which saw Mercedes win for the fourth consecutive time and also gave Lewis Hamilton his third world title under the star from Stuttgart, thus … [Continua...]