News Details

Luca Badoer was no super-sub for Felipe Massa

On this day in 2009, Luca Badoer was named as Felipe Massa's replacement by Ferrari, but it was a nightmare spell for the rusty Italian. The Italian, who had failed to impress during his spell in F1 a decade earlier, was called upon following Massa's freak accident in Hungary where the trusty Brazilian was struck by a metal spring from another car. However, what seemed like an unexpected dream drive for Badoer quickly turned into a nightmare, with Ferrari's sub struggling to extract any speed from his car and ending a massive two seconds off the pace of team leader Kimi Raikkonen. After lackluster performances in Valencia and Spa, Ferrari put Badoer out of his misery and replaced him from...
Full Story »
3mo ago from F1i.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Haas struggling to help Fittipaldi secure super licence

Haas boss Guenther Steiner has vowed to help test driver Pietro...
3mo ago from F1i.com

The only Ferrari-powered boat is up for grabs

Seeking something fast, furious and stylish to whizz you across Lake...
3mo ago from F1i.com

Lauda's winning Ferrari 312T comes under the hammer

Any self-indulgent 'one percenters' out there in F1i land? If so, we've...
3mo ago from F1i.com

Amid the struggles, Ferrari's legacy remains intact

Success has eluded Ferrari so far this season, but the House Of Maranello...
3mo ago from F1i.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Zak Brown explains backtrack on James Hinchcliffe...

McLaren CEO Zak Brown has moved to explain the decision to backtrack on...

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Hyundai Motorsport Crowned Manufacturer Champions...

Hyundai Motorsport have won a first FIA World Rally Championship for...

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Tottenham fans demand Jose Mourinho snub after...

Spurs have sacked Mauricio Pochettino tonight and fans do not want Jose...
1h ago from Express.co.uk

'That cannot happen, that has to stop': Arsenal legend...

This article is part of Football FanCast's Pundit View series, which...

Arsenal or Man Utd face splashing out 35m to land top...

Premier League duo both tipped to launch January bid... The post Arsenal...
4h ago from CaughtOffside.com

Arsenal's Academy Boss Reveals How Club Disagrees With...

Don't Miss: Arsenal's Academy Boss Reveals How Club Disagrees With AFC...
5h ago from AllArsenal.com

Comments

Advertisements

Hottest News

Martin Brundle on the midfield battle and one team that...

The midfield battle so far this season has been... Read More »
3h ago from GPBlog.com

Ferrari dynamic won't improve until Vettel leaves

Ferrari are left to clean up another mess after... Read More »
16h ago from PlanetF1.com

Vettel: I was going straight

Despite television images clearly showing... Read More »
6h ago from GrandPrix247.com
Advertisements

Recent News

Advertisements

Advertisements

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.