News Details

Money-dominated F1 not fair says Frijns

Robin Frijns says modern formula one is "not fair". The 22-year-old Dutchman, arguably the hottest young talent not yet on the F1 grid, has seen his rise thwarted by his lack of personal backing. Last year, Frijns combined the Sauber reserve role with an on-again, off-again GP2 campaign, but ultimately he lost both seats due to the money issue. For 2014, he has been signed by Caterham and will appear in the green car at grands prix on some Friday mornings, but he will not combine the seat with GP2 because the grid of the support series is now dominated by 'pay drivers'. And Frijns said F1 is heading the same way. Referring to his situation in 2013, he admitted: "I thought it...
Full Story »
1y ago from GrandPrix.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Frijns: This Formula 1 world is not fair – it's...

Frijns: This Formula 1 world is not fair – it's about money 6...
1y ago from GrandPrix247.com

No GP2 role for Frijns

Robin Frijns has ruled out a possible GP2 drive to go along with his role...
1y ago from PlanetF1.com

Frijns 'concentrating fully' on Caterham role

New Caterham test and reserve driver, Robin Frijns, says he is...
1y ago from RichlandF1.com

Caterham: A tough day but one where we continue to...

Caterham: A tough day but one where we continue to learn important...
1y ago from GrandPrix247.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MotoGPToday.com

Sykes takes maiden 2015 win in Donington opening race

Great battle for the top step with Rea as Davies completes an all-British...
1h ago from Motorsport.com

Rossi doubted he could win again – Yamaha

MotoGP legend Valentino Rossi doubted whether he could win again in the...
4d ago from Motorsport.com

Rivals refuse to write off Marquez

With Marc Marquez having won only one race this there has been plenty of...

MotoGP finally returning to Indonesia?

MotoGP could return to Indonesia in 2017. Talks were held in Jakarta...
3d ago from Crash.net

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Ecclestone: Rosberg and Vettel not good for business

Bernie Ecclestone suggests Formula 1 has suffered in Germany because local...
6h ago from Motorsport.com

Monaco GP: Rosberg wins again, Hamilton denied

Nico Rosberg took advantage of a late safety car to snatch victory away...
1h ago from Motorsport.com

Top-six finish for Hyundai Motorsport at conclusion of...

Hyundai Motorsport has registered a top-six finish in this weekend’s...
58m ago from Motorsport.com

A difficult day for the Andretti Formula-E Team on the...

Jean-Éric Vergne: "I think eighth is the maximum we could have done...
1h ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Latvala ends barren run with Portugal win

After failing to score in the previous three rounds, Latvala finished...
1h ago from WRC.com

BREAKING NEWS: Latvala nets Portugal win

Finn fights off Ogier for first victory of 2015
4h ago from WRC.com

Rally de Portugal WRC: Result

Result for the sixth round of the 2015 FIA World Rally Championship...
3h ago from Crash.net

Latvala sees off Ogier for Rally de Portugal win

Volkswagen's Jari-Matti Latvala saw off team-mate and Championship leader...
4h ago from Crash.net

Popular On GunnersToday.com

'I'll eat my hand off if he signs' - Arsenal fans...

Rumours suggest that Arsenal are in line to make a sensational move for...
2h ago from TalkSport.com

Gabriel, Wilshere and Walcott start: Arsenal v West...

Arsenal: Ospina, Bellerin, Gabriel, Mertesacker, Gibbs, Coquelin,...
2h ago from News.ArseBlog.com

West Brom preview: Changes, but how many, and where?

For the final time this season we preview a Premier League game. Today is...
6h ago from Arseblog.com

Arsenal v West Bromwich Albion – CONFIRMED LINE...

CONFIRMED TEAM LINE UP ahead of the Premier League match between Arsenal...
2h ago from Nastytackle.com

Comments

comments powered by Disqus

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.