Weekly Wrap Up [Week 9]

Week 9 30th March-5th April ww93 Monday

  • Helmet Marko won a bet, gambling on a Ferrari win in Malaysia
  • Nasr admitted that contact with Raikkonen in the early few laps was avoidable
  • Bernie Ecclestone has put forth the idea of an all-women’s F1 championship
    • This was quickly shot down by Susie Wolff who is the leading light for women in F1
  • Vettel says that the gap to Mercedes is still there
  • Eccelstone has revealed that Sebastien Vettel is to father a second child.
  • Vettel has paid tribute to Michael Schumacher over his win in Malaysia


  • It is believed that Hamilton has signed a new Mercedes contract worth £65 Million. He earns $1.27 a second.
  • Montezemolo says former Ferrari management deserves credit for Vettel’s win.
  • Monza has released its plans for securing a new deal in future F1 seasons.
  • Domenicali is working hard on an F1 feader series named….Formula 2. Perhaps a new history in Motorsport?


  • A range of April fools jokes making the rounds today.
  • Gasly to make Toro Rosso test debut.
  • Ferrari and Pirelli back Monza to stay on the F1 calendar in after 2016
  • Red Bull and Renault agree on truce to see the year out. Red Bull however does also blame their poor chassis for the ill performance.
  • Manager says Raikkonen as quick as Vettel
  • Arrivabene has reduced to tears after receiving a message from the Schumacher camp. He is also in awe of how similar Vettel is to Schumacher.

ww92 Thursday

  • Frank Williams speaks out of his praise for Bernie Ecclestone


  • Jean Alesi’s son joins Mick Shumacher and Harrison Newey in F4.
  • There is talk over a ban on grid girls in F1
  • Marko syas that Toro Rosso could be repainted in a yellow livery to promote Renault’s presence in the sport
  • Bottas claims that Williams pace deficit it big


  • Fox Sport 1 has been dropped from Canadian TVs and could hinder motorsport growth in the country.
  • Both Maldonado and Grosjean are confident that their Lotus should be in great shape come China
  • Red Bull are confident that Renault will be back up to pace in China


  • Jean-Eric Vergne says he will try to return to the grand prix grid in 2016.
  • It has been revealed that Raikkonen invested in Nasr’s career to get him into F1.
  • Merhi is confident of Chinese GP race seat with Manor
  • Questions arise if Alonso over-medicated after his Barcelona crash
  • Dennis says Alonso and Button are happy at Mclaren

Dane Hansen


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I am an avid freelance Formula 1 writer and blogger. My writings are diverse and range from historical insights, to thorough and exciting analysis of the modern era and the topics that come with it. I am also able to take in requests from readers that wish to gain vision into particular stories. All are welcome. I encourage constructive criticism and conversation in comments or via email. My passion for the world’s fastest show consumes my daily efforts and I am always enthused to write about the sport I love most. Even as a pundit, I too have a curiosity and am always ready to learn more about an ever expanding sport.

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