Most teams take paying drivers – Montezemolo

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In the round-up: Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo says most of the moves on the driver market this year have been motivated by money. Links Your daily digest of F1 news, views, features and more. Ferrari chief doubts cost cap can work (Autosport) “This year all the movements of the drivers has been basically based … Continue reading Most teams take paying drivers – Montezemolo

Pirelli hit back at Alonso over tyre complaints

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In the round-up: Sharp words between Fernando Alonso and Pirelli over the current tyres. Links Your daily digest of F1 news, views, features and more. Alonso criticises Pirelli tyres (BBC) Pirelli motorsport director Paul Hembery: “I can only suggest [Alonso] goes to ask the soon-to-be four-times champion how to get the best from the same … Continue reading Pirelli hit back at Alonso over tyre complaints

Montezemolo says F1 should follow Le Mans’ lead

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In the round-up: Luca di Montezemolo tells Bernie Ecclestone to improve F1 races and responds to his criticism of the team for its ‘clarification request’ to the FIA. Links Top F1 links from the past 24 hours: Ferrari call for flair and fun to save Formula One (The Independent) Luca di Montezemolo: “Three years ago, … Continue reading Montezemolo says F1 should follow Le Mans’ lead

Montezemolo says F1 races should be shorter

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In the round-up: Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo wants shorter F1 races which start later in the day. Links Top F1 links from the past 24 hours: Shorten F1 races – Di Montezemolo (BBC) “How long is the race, an hour and a half? Maybe this is too long for young people. Maybe I’m wrong … Continue reading Montezemolo says F1 races should be shorter

Montezemolo demands “urgent” action on cost-cutting

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In the round-up: Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo says F1 must respond to the global financial crisis. Links Top F1 links from the past 24 hours: Montezemolo across the board: “There is a need to do something immediately about costs in Formula 1″ “We cannot lose any more time: we need to tackle urgently and … Continue reading Montezemolo demands “urgent” action on cost-cutting