Great news for Jarno Trulli fans- the erstwhile F1 driver is not needed to go through the previously sentenced grid penalty in the upcoming Formula E race.
As per the reports, Jarno Trulli from Trulli GP was one among the drivers who was sentenced to suffer a penalty, following the heated ePrix Buenos Aires championship. But, much to the pleasure of the racer, his family and fans, his team has announced a statement today that says that he is being relieved from serving punishment at Miami.
A Formula E report published just after the race demanded the Italian to serve 10 grid-place penalty on the charge of change in gearbox of his Renault Spark. But Trulli GP, finally, have declared that Trulli won’t be needed to go through the penalty at the Miami event as stewards from last round felt that the racer has already served penalty at Argentina.
Trulli’s team was in a state of shock when the rider was subjected to penalty. The clarification later has surely brought a sense of relief in the team as well. Continue reading 'Trulli Free From Penalty Issue'»
Much to the pleasure of Trulli fans, the Formula E squad captain Jarno Trulli is proud of the results achieved by his team at Punta Del Este- but he is still expecting way better results from his team.
Trulli has every right to be a proud captain as his team forays into the New Year with huge relief. After a hard time in the initial couple of rounds in Formula E FIA championship, the leading Italian squad celebrated their 1st points finish at Punta Este. The team skipper brought his very electric racer back home in the fantastic 4th place.
“It gives a great feeling to score first points here for the squad”, stated an elated Trulli. “I would love to convey my thanks to the engineers, the mechanics & the rest of my entire squad for their spirited endeavors since July.” Continue reading 'Trulli proud of Punta del Este results'»
With Formula One heading into the business end of the season and two of its drivers fighting for the Formula One Drivers’ World Championship, Mercedes F1, and the newly crowned Formula One Constructors’ Championship winners have decided to put talks of a new deal with Lewis Hamilton on hold till the world championship is decided.
But that hasn’t stopped former world champion Fernando Alonso from trying and securing a race seat with the Silver Arrows for the 2016 season as he tries to sort out his own future in the sport following his decision to leave Ferrari at the end of the season.
The Englishman has a contract with the German manufacturer that runs out at the end of the 2015 season.
Toto Wolff, the Mercedes boss has reiterated that his priority is the renewal of Lewis Hamilton’s contract and he will look at other options only when talks between both parties reach a dead end and there is no solution in sight.
Wolff stated that the team has a contract with both of their drivers till the end of the 2015 season and they want to continue with the same lineup because these drivers have been responsible for the success of the team this season.
The two drivers have known each for quite a long time and have immense respect for each other as well and according to Wolff, the moment the team brings in another driver in that position, and it might be detrimental for the team and ruin the dynamics in place.
The German teams desire to have the same lineup for the future however, has been significant blow for Alonso but there are reports Mercedes are reportedly interested in securing the former world champion for the team if his pay package can be agreed and a deal thrashed out.