Timo Glock Video Ranking: / five
Fernando Alonso wants Jenson Button must remain in Formula One next season.
Alonso is widely expected to rejoin McLaren Honda for the 2015 team and the announcement ahead of his return is expected to be made soon but it is yet to be confirmed whether he will replace Button or rookie youngster Kevin Magnussen. According to sources within the British team, McLaren are set to replace Button with Alonso and the Spaniard’s comments in such a situation makes for a huge irony.
The former double world champion said that hopefully, Button will stay in Formula One, adding that he is a very talented driver with a great character and he is a great person as well. Alonso went on to add that people like Button is good for the overall sport as well.
But he added that whether he will be seen on the grid for the new season is something that only McLaren and Button will know.
The McLaren team has signed an engine deal with former associates Honda who will be making a return to the sport after a gap of five years and they want the strongest line up possible available at their disposal as they look to make an immediate impact.
The team had been inclined towards retaining the rookie Magnussen but after Button put in another impressive display at the Brazilian Grand Prix last weekend, things might be reviewed between now and the end of the season.
Insiders claim the team doesn’t want a situation similar to the one they had previously with Alonso when he and Lewis Hamilton drove for the team in 2007 and having two number one drivers like Button and Alonso will cause friction. But if Button agrees to play second fiddle, then maybe a compromise could be reached between the parties.
Hockenheim is the new destination for former Formula One driver Timo Glock who is currently competing in the DTM championship. The celebrated driver seemed to be very excited at the prospect of racing in one of his favorite venues. He had picked up a win last time in the same place. Thereby he is confident of achieving success this time around as well. The atmosphere is sensational around the racing circuit. Each and everyone are excited. It has been a very successful season and the finale is tipped to be a fitting end to the proceedings. Timo Glock seemed excited about his own chances in picking up the win. A number of fans will be rooting for him in and around the circuit. The title race although has been decided to a great extent. The BMW team has been dominating throughout the season and will look to maintain their good form.
Timo Glock rides the number seventeen car of the championship. H e seemed very satisfied with the work that the engineers had put in behind his car. He was quoted saying that he was lucky to have such a great team with individual as well as team brilliance coming to the forefront after each race. The fans will obviously be expecting a lot from Timo in the last stages of the competition. He has had a history of finishing the seasons on top. The conditions are going to be very suitable for him and he is going to enjoy the track as well. Come the final day and he will step out as one of the most confident person in the line of drivers. The competition is expected to be tough as all the drivers will be trying to outdo each other and finish the season on a high.
Timo Glock Video Score: five / 5
Former world champion Fernando Alonso believes the Ferrari F1 cars are in a good enough shape to overhaul the lead built up by the Williams F1 team and secure third place in the Formula One Constructors’ World Championship.
The Italian outfit has been struggling throughout the season to cope with a resurgent Williams F1 team and fell miles behind them after a terrible performance in the Italian Grand Prix but has since clawed back its way into contention with a stunning showing at the Singapore Grand Prix recently and has narrowed the lead of Williams down to nine points. Continue reading 'Ferrari F1 will beat Williams to third, says Alonso'»