F1 Weekly Wrap Up [Week 10]

Week 10

6th – 7th April



  • Mercedes insist they are equipped for an aerodynamic battle against Ferrari. They admit that they cannot afford to lose the next race to the Scuderia…is this a worried Mercedes camp?
  • Hamilton and Rosberg claim to be working together in order to counter Ferrari’s progress.
  • Bottas was still slightly uncomfortable in Malaysia with back pains. He thinks he will be 100% fit by China.


  • Spaniards and Alonso fans rally behind him, even though his continued hardships of an uncompetitive team.
  • Jenson Button says Mclaren can expect snowballed performance this season. Can they?
  • Massa claims ‘I was f***ing pissed off’ that Williams started this season not as competitively as they had thought they were in testing.
  • Fears over Italy being the next Grand Prix to be cut.
  • Allan Mcnish confesses Alonso can be world champion. But time is against him.
  • Kaltenborn believes F1 has lost its direction.
  • Raikkonen believes Ferrari will be able to challenge Mercedes in cooler conditions.


  • Former FIA president Max Mosely thinks F1 is heading for financial collapse.
  • Eccelstone believes it is Toto Wolff that is going to be Formula One’s head executioner.
  • Ferrari is upbeat and is targeting more wins this season.
  • Honda is believed to be 100bhp behind its rivals.
  • Manor is to start its 2015 development


  • Jacques Villeneuve’s birthday today. He is 44
  • Mercedes justify their approach to equal driver relationship within the team
  • Alonso says Mclaren will be his last F1 team before he retires from F1. He says that if Ferrari win a world title then his move to Mclaren would be an error.
  • Rosberg says Vettel can help his title efforts


  • Q2 may be a possibility for Mclaren this weekend.
  • Massa has a wing failure and a big scare at 200mph
  • Toto Wolff admits that splitting driver strategies may be needed.
  • Hamilton says his Mercedes contract is time consuming and annoying
  • Red Bull have reiterated that they may leave f1 should they not become competitive again


  • A madman runs across the main straight during the middle of a qualifying session. He was arrested and claimed he wanted a go in a Ferrari.


  • Nico was fuming after the race and said that Hamilton’s pace compromised his race.
  • Lauda backs Hamilton and says drivers need to be “egocentric bastards”
  • Lauda also stated that if other teams want to pull out of F1, they will happily supply all 20 cars with Mercedes engines.

About dphansen24

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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