F1 Weekly Wrap [Week 22]

Week 22

29 June – 5 July



  • Kimi Raikkonen has made it clear that he wishes to stay at Ferrari come 2016. His desires however, might not reach reality.
  • Force India have readjusted their 2015 aims. They have Red Bull in their cross-hairs and are in the hunt to beat them in the constructors championship.
  • Vettel admits that if it were up to him, he’d keep Kimi at Ferrari.


  • F1 stars by the likes of Fernando Alonso and Sebastian Vettel say they would not rule out doing a race like the Indy 500.
  • Kimi Raikkonen thought he had driven the Ferrari F2010 at Goodwood. It turns out the Finn was wrong by two seasons.
  • The latest in Silly Season/ Ricciardo says he would not turn away from a drive at Ferrari. But would they take him?


  • Max Verstappen and his father Jos, both drove F1 cars together for publicity this last week.
  • Jean Todt has urged Bernie Ecclestone to be more positive about the current state of F1.
  • Christian Horner believes the F1 strategy group is “losing credibility”.


  • Webber admits he almost joined Ferrari in 2013.
  • Qatar has made its efforts obvious in its push to host and F1 GP.
  • Button would rather Mclaren sacrificed reliability for pace.


  • Lewis Hamilton thinks that there are too many “kids” in F1 at the moment. Fair comment?
  • Max Verstappen has his eye on completing Le Mans with his father – an unbelievable opportunity.
  • Eddie Jordan believes that Ron Dennis is far too arrogant for new F1 and that he has been doing a poorer job than Whitmarsh ever did.


  • That didn’t take long! Ron Dennis slams Eddie Jordan as F1’s “Village idiot”


  • Official. F1 refueling has been killed off.

Dane Hansen


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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