Nick Heidfeld will lead Renault’s 2011 campaign following Robert Kubica’s crash.
Nick Heidfeld says his F1 return following Robert Kubica’s crash is “Not the way I would have liked it.”
Renault have confirmed Nick Heidfeld will take the place of the injured Robert Kubica at the team.
Heidfeld said “I did the best I could, I didn’t do any mistakes.”
Nick Heidfeld staked his claim to a place at Renault by setting the fastest lap on the third day of testing at Jerez.
Renault announce revised driver line-up as the second test session of 2011 begins.
Renault team principal Eric Boullier names three possible replacements for Robert Kubica.
Nick Heidfeld has raised concerns over the track surface at the Korean International Circuit ahead of its inaugural race next week. The Sauber driver said: At the moment hardly anyone knows exactly what to expect on site. I am very curious to see the track and the facilities. From a driver’s perspective the most important … Continue reading Heidfeld warns over oily tarmac at Korea
Nick Heidfeld has revealed the helmet design he will use for his F1 comeback at Singapore this weekend. He last used a design with green colouring at the end of 2010. He’s now switched to a black helmet with gold colouring with his name written across the top. 2010 Singapore Grand Prix Browse all 2010 … Continue reading Nick Heidfeld reveals Singapore helmet
Nick Heidfeld says he’s looking forward to getting back to racing in next week’s Singapore Grand Prix. But he hopes the race organisers have eased the street track’s notorious bumps: Two years ago this race immediately became one of my favourites. Even for a city circuit it is quite demanding. It will be interesting to … Continue reading Heidfeld hopes Singapore bumps are eased
Romain Grosjean will take over Nick Heidfeld’s role testing tyres for Pirelli. The change follows Heidfeld’s move to re-join Sauber, announced on Tuesday. Pirelli’s motorsport director Paul Hembery said the change of drivers to Grosjean was “in order to avoid favouring any individual team”:
Nick Heidfeld will make his return to Formula 1 at the Singapore Grand Prix next week. The German driver will take Pedro de la Rosa’s place at Sauber. Heidfeld returns to the team he drove for from 2001-2003, and from 2006 to 2009 when it was owned by BMW. He has made a total of … Continue reading Nick Heidfeld replaces Pedro de la Rosa at Sauber for final five races
Pirelli has begun testing its new tyres at Mugello ahead of its return to Formula One for the 2011 season. Nick Heidfeld has been released by Mercedes to test for Pirelli but should he be allowed to drive for another team next season, given his access and influence?
Mercedes GP has released Nick Heidfeld from his contract as reserve driver with the team to become Pirelli’s official test driver. Heidfeld will start driving for Pirelli at today’s test at the Mugello circuit, behind the wheel of a 2009 Toyota F1 car.
Lewis Hamilton performed for the crowds at the Goodwood Festival of Speed today. He took over the McLaren MP4-2C driven by Jenson Button yesterday and later drove his title-winning MP4-23. Also turning up at the Festival for the first time this weekend were Heikki Kovalainen and Mercedes reserve driver Nick Heidfeld. See below for pictures.
Mercedes has confirmed Nick Heidfeld will be their third driver in 2010. The news means Heidfeld will not be on the grid for the first time since the end of the 2005 season, when he was sidelined with injury. He has contested 167 Grands Prix since 2000.
The news that BMW Sauber has chosen Pedro de la Rosa to partner Kamui Kobayashi this year is another blow for Nick Heidfeld. His options for which team to drive for in 2010 are increasingly restricted to teams that performed poorly in 2010, or ones that weren’t on the grid at all. He had previously … Continue reading Heidfeld running out of options
There’s a huge debate going on about Nelson Piquet Jnr’s crash in last year’s Singapore Grand Prix and some F1 drivers have been talking about the affair as well. Here’s what Rubens Barrichello and Nick Heidfeld had to say about the matter, plus more of the day’s news stories. Italian GP Press Conference Rubens Barrichello … Continue reading F1 links: Barrichello and Heidfeld on Piquet
Two of this weekend’s five home drivers – Timo Glock and Nick Heidfeld – are using special helmet designs created by fans in separate competitions. Here’s a look at the designs.
The early part of Nick Heidfeld’s F1 career was respectable, if unremarkable. But by the end of 2003 he was at something of a dead end, and found himself at Jordan, a team that was on its last legs. Despite that, he soon found himself allied to one of F1’s emerging powerhouse teams – BMW.