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Posted by on Apr 23, 2014

The first part of the season, with races a long way from Europe, was not easy for Scuderia Ferrari. The week following the Bahrain Grand Prix brought various changes, including Marco Mattiacci being appointed to run the Gestione Sportiva following Stefano Domenicali’s read...

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No Let-Up After China

Posted by on Apr 23, 2014

The third place in China that popped out of an Easter egg, after a laborious start to the season, has provided an additional boost to the crew of Scuderia Ferrari, as they tackle the heavy workload that awaits them at home in the three weeks prior to the next round of read...

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Bahrain GP: Alonso on Mercedes’ Heels

Posted by on Apr 4, 2014

Fernando Alonso and Kimi Raikkonen were third and sixth respectively in first free practice in Bahrain. Fernando did 17 laps at the wheel of his F14 T with a best of 1.37.953, four tenths off the pace of fastest man, Lewis Hamilton who did a 1.37.502 with his Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg second. <span read...

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Bahrain GP: Pushing to Close the Gap

Posted by on Apr 2, 2014

The Championship moves on immediately to Bahrain, scene of the majority of winter testing, for Round 3 at the Sakhir Circuit on Sunday. In Sepang, Fernando Alonso secured a valuable fourth place, while Kimi Raikkonen at least benefited from the experience of another race distance, although the read...

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Malaysian GP: A Race with Two Outcomes

Posted by on Mar 31, 2014

Stefano Domenicali: “We cannot be happy with today’s result, because even if, on the one hand we managed to claim a fourth place that sees Fernando stay third in the Drivers’ classification, on the other hand, Kimi failed to score points when they were well within his grasp read...

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Malaysian GP: Suspension of Belief

Posted by on Mar 31, 2014

Fernando Alonso: “I am really pleased with this fourth place, because to get into Q3 with the problem I had with the steering is really a good result. In a season when it takes a lot of time to make any sort of change to the cars, the guys managed to change the suspension in read...

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Malaysian GP: A Hard Fought 12 Points

Posted by on Mar 31, 2014

Fernando Alonso started from fourth on the grid and 56 laps later, he was fourth at the flag. It was a tough afternoon for him and even tougher for his Scuderia Ferrari team-mate Kimi Raikkonen, who spiralled to the back of the pack after having to pit with a puncture, eventually fighting his read...

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Malaysian GP: Results (Spoiler Alert)

Posted by on Mar 30, 2014

Not the luckiest of races for Ferrari. Fernando Alonso brought home the points for fourth place, thanks to a gritty second half performance that saw him close on those ahead, taking fourth place off Nico Hulkenberg in the Force India just 4 laps from the flag. Kimi Raikkonen was very unlucky read...

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Malaysian GP: Familiar Friday Factors

Posted by on Mar 28, 2014

While there is the usual excitement and sense of anticipation regarding Sunday’s Malaysia Grand Prix, it seemed very much like business as usual in the Sepang paddock. Engineers and mechanics were going about their tasks almost as if these new Formula 1 cars had been around for a long while read...

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Malaysian GP: Maintaining Reliability, Efficiency

Posted by on Mar 27, 2014

The prophets of doom were proved wrong in Melbourne, where we witnessed a reasonably interesting motor race with more finishers than predicted. Now, it’s time for a very different scenario as Formula 1 heads for the heat, humidity and fast straights and corners of Sepang. In short, while Scuderia read...

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Malaysian GP: Heat, Rain, and Good Memories

Posted by on Mar 24, 2014

This weekend’s race at Sepang will be the sixteenth Malaysian Grand Prix. All of them have been held at the 5.543 kilometre track, which is one of the most interesting on the calendar, notable for its suffocating heat, sudden downpours and high speed corners. Ferrari has won six times here read...

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Wise Words from Raikkonen

Posted by on Mar 19, 2014

The two words that spring to mind after the Australian Grand Prix are patience and work. Scuderia Ferrari’s main aim is clearly to make the F14 T more competitive. The feeling is that many teams used this first GP of the season to get a better understanding of the complicated new cars and that read...

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