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Ovidiu Panzariu

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Ovidiu has been watching Formula 1 since as long as he can remember. In time, he has learnt that every racing series has a little secret of its own so he took it upon himself to create one of the most complex motorsport databases available on line. If Kimi falls from the yacht after completing the first few rounds of the World Drinking Championship or some Nascar driver hits his crew chief for messing up his race, this motorsport addict will give you extensive coverage and keep you up to date the very next minute.



Favorite quote: “Winning is everything. The only ones who remember you when you come second are your wife and your dog”, Damon Hill, 1996 F1 champion
Aldo Costa Leaves Technical Job at Ferrari
Aldo Costa Leaves Technical Job at Ferrari

Ferrari have just announced their first major management change in the structure of their Formula 1 organization, with Aldo Costa leaving his position at technical director of the Scuderia following the squad's disappointing start of the seaso...

 
Alonso Refuses to Let Go of 2011 Title
Alonso Refuses to Let Go of 2011 Title

Fernando Alonso's pace in the early stages of the Spanish Grand Prix has been worthy of a race-winning performance, yet the 2-time world champion finished the race in front of his home crowd on his knees, being lapped by the leading duo Sebast...

 
Red Bull Accuses Ferrari of Espionage
Red Bull Accuses Ferrari of Espionage

It's been a while since an espionage scandal has made the headlines in the world of Formula 1, and the last time that happened it resulted in a team (McLaren Mercedes) being nearly kicked out of the sport. The one called out by Red Bull's...

 
Alonso to Spend $80M in Tax for Spain Return
Alonso to Spend $80M in Tax for Spain Return

Sometimes, being rich and wanting to spend your living days close to your love ones doesn't come cheap. People usually fend off paying high taxes in the countries they live in by moving to Switzerland. Every once in a while however, they figur...

 
FIA Will Not Give Up on 2013 Engine Plans
FIA Will Not Give Up on 2013 Engine Plans

Jean Todt will apparently not back down from his decision to introduce 1.6 litre 4-cylinder turbocharged engines in Formula 1 starting with the 2013 competition year. Following signs that more and more F1 manufacturers are now beginning to have sec...

 
Drivers Warn F1 Is Becoming Slow
Drivers Warn F1 Is Becoming Slow

Red Bull’s Mark Webber looks set to make it two F1 wins in a row on the Circuit de Catalunya in Spain this weekend, after scoring a dominant win from pole position at the same track last year. However, there is one particular aspect of this y...

 
Alonso Tells Teams Not to Copy Ferrari Rear Wing
Alonso Tells Teams Not to Copy Ferrari Rear Wing

Ferrari didn’t seem too concerned with the FIA banning their brand new rear wing design ahead of the Spanish Grand Prix qualifying session on Saturday, as plenty of voices from within the Maranello organization have downplayed the importance ...

 
Schumacher Responds to Media Criticism
Schumacher Responds to Media Criticism

Michael Schumacher responded to his critics prior to the Spanish Grand Prix this weekend, telling the media that he will most definitely not give up on his dream to win the F1 title at comeback. Following a disappointing start of the 2011 Formul...

 
Alonso Takes Crying Journalist for a Ride in Ferrari 458 Italia
Alonso Takes Crying Journalist for a Ride in Ferrari 458 Italia

Every automotive or motorsports journalist in the world has at least two dreams that he or she wishes to came true. Drive an incredibly fast car or sit in the passenger seat and enjoy a ride with a world racing champion. And while the former is eas...

 
De Silvestro In Serious Indy 500 Crash
De Silvestro In Serious Indy 500 Crash

Simona de Silvestro suffered a terrible accident in today's practice sessions for this year's Indy 500 race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, causing a long halt during the Thursday action of the famous IndyCar race. De Silvestro...

 
Alonso Signs Ferrari Extension Until 2016
Alonso Signs Ferrari Extension Until 2016

Fernando Alonso has prolonged his stay at Maranello until the end of the 2016 season, as confirmed by the Scuderia in a press release on Thursday. The 2-time world champion initially signed a 3-year deal with the Prancing Horse in 2009, that wa...

 
Pedrosa Undergoes Surgery at Right Collarbone
Pedrosa Undergoes Surgery at Right Collarbone

Dani Pedrosa's participation in the Catalunya GP next month continues to be in doubt, especially after it has now been confirmed that the Spaniard has undergone surgery at his right collarbone following the crash he sustained in the recent Fre...

 
Pirelli Will Debut New Hard Tire in Barcelona
Pirelli Will Debut New Hard Tire in Barcelona

Pirelli will debut a new compound tire in the upcoming Spanish Grand Prix, to be held on Circuit de Catalunya this weekend. After having thoroughly tested a new hard tire in the Friday practice sessions of the Turkish Grand Prix – and followi...

 
FIA to Ban Off-Throttle Exhaust Blowing After Barcelona
FIA to Ban Off-Throttle Exhaust Blowing After Barcelona

According to rumors on Tuesday, the International Automobile Federation (FIA) has issued a new directive to the 2011 Formula 1 Regulations – known as Technical Directive 15 – prohibiting teams from exploiting the aggressive blowing of g...

 
Force India Support Sutil for Spanish GP
Force India Support Sutil for Spanish GP

Adrian Sutil will continue to drive for Force India at least in the upcoming Spanish Grand Prix, on Circuit de Catalunya, despite the legal troubles experienced by the German driver in recent weeks. As confirmed by the lawyer of Genii Capital�...

 
Stoner Tests 2012 Honda at Jerez
Stoner Tests 2012 Honda at Jerez

After his dominant win in the French Grand Prix last weekend, Casey Stoner did not go into the usual 3-week vacation until the upcoming race, in Catalunya, but got his first taste of Honda's 2012-spec machine on the Jerez circuit. Honda...

 
Tire Puncture Might Have Caused Senna's Death - Newey
Tire Puncture Might Have Caused Senna's Death - Newey

Throughout the years, Adrian Newey emerged as one of the most talented car designers that ever set foot in Formula 1, drawing title-winning machines for teams like Williams, McLaren and now Red Bull Racing. However, few people know that the 52-year...

 
Newey Fancies Webber Stay in 2012
Newey Fancies Webber Stay in 2012

Mark Webber may not be Helmut Marko's first option for Red Bull's lineup in the 2011 Formula 1 season, but the 34-year old Australian has now gained the “official” support of design guru Adrian Newey for a potential contract e...

 
Sutil to Fight Criminal Charges from Lux
Sutil to Fight Criminal Charges from Lux

Adrian Sutil announced, through the voice of his manager Manfred Zimmerman, that he will fight any criminal proceedings issued by Genii Capital's chief executive Eric Lux in a court of law, should that be the case. Late last week, reports i...

 
Pedrosa Could Miss Catalunya GP
Pedrosa Could Miss Catalunya GP

Dani Pedrosa's crash in the French Grand Prix may have cost him more than a potential podium at Le Mans, as the Spaniard's participation in the upcoming Spanish Grand Prix, at Circuit de Catalunya, remains in doubt. While fighting for ...

 

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