Exclusive interview with Timo Glock

Exclusive interview with Timo Glock

Just under a year ago, Timo Glock was forced out of Formula 1 when Marussia made clear its financial troubles. Since then, the 31-year-old German has been ploughing his trade in Germany's DTM series, after being given a lifeline by BMW. GPUpdate.net sat down with him to discuss the latest chapter of his racing career. Read more…

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  1. Monday 3 November 2014

  2. 00:15

    Interlagos memories: Hamilton's dramatic title

    F1
  3. Tuesday 11 March 2014

  4. 05:00

    Melbourne memories: Glock crashes, 2008

    F1
  5. Wednesday 20 November 2013

  6. 05:00

    Interlagos memories: Glock's downfall

    F1
  7. Thursday 3 October 2013

  8. Exclusive interview with Timo Glock 17:01

    Exclusive interview with Timo Glock

    Just under a year ago, Timo Glock was forced out of Formula 1 when Marussia made clear its financial troubles. Since then, the 31-year-old German has been...

    F1
  9. Wednesday 2 October 2013

  10. Glock: Marussia can keep 10th place 12:00

    Glock: Marussia can keep 10th place

    Timo Glock is optimistic that his former Marussia team has what it takes to retain 10th position in the Constructors' standings as the 2013 season enters...

    F1
  11. Thursday 14 March 2013

  12. Overview: Drivers missing from the F1 grid 06:00

    Overview: Drivers missing from the F1 grid

    As the season-opening Australian Grand Prix draws ever closer, eight drivers will be missing a fundamental aspect of what used to be their livelihoods....

    F1
  13. Friday 25 January 2013

  14. Glock completes BMW's 2013 DTM line-up 09:48

    Glock completes BMW's 2013 DTM line-up

    Timo Glock has been confirmed as the final member of BMW's DTM line-up for the 2013 season, with the manufacturer deciding to acquire the services the...

    DTM
  15. Thursday 24 January 2013

  16. 14:30

    Photos: Glock tests BMW DTM car in Spain

    DTM
  17. Tuesday 22 January 2013

  18. Glock secures DTM test outing with BMW 08:53

    Glock secures DTM test outing with BMW

    Timo Glock will get behind the wheel of a BMW M3 DTM car in Valencia this week, ahead of a possible switch to the series. The German, who announced his exit...

    F1
  19. Monday 21 January 2013

  20. Booth: We had to take steps to secure future 10:35

    Booth: We had to take steps to secure future

    Marussia Team Principal John Booth has hinted that the current economic climate played a role in Timo Glock's departure ahead of the 2013 Formula 1...

    F1
  21. Official: Glock and Marussia part ways 09:36

    Official: Glock and Marussia part ways

    The Marussia F1 Team has confirmed that Timo Glock will leave the outfit with immediate effect. The German, whose departure is on good terms, had been a...

    F1
  22. Sunday 20 January 2013

  23. 'Glock leaves Marussia ahead of new season' 22:38

    'Glock leaves Marussia ahead of new season'

    Timo Glock has allegedly terminated his contract with the Marussia F1 Team. The German, who is said to be leaving in search of a 'new challenge', was...

    F1
  24. Wednesday 2 January 2013

  25. Glock: McLaren wind tunnel work a boost 07:00

    Glock: McLaren wind tunnel work a boost

    Timo Glock says the aerodynamic work that has been carried out by his Marussia team at McLaren's wind tunnel 'looks very positive' for future seasons, with...

    F1
  26. Sunday 18 November 2012

  27. No further action over Kovalainen/Glock incident 22:52

    No further action over Kovalainen/Glock incident

    US Grand Prix stewards have elected to take no further action over a final lap incident between the Caterham of Heikki Kovalainen and Timo Glock’s M...

    F1
  28. Sunday 7 October 2012

  29. Glock hit wheel nut in pit lane 11:18

    Glock hit wheel nut in pit lane

    Following a rocky Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday, Marussia are still set to finish tenth in this year’s Constructors’ Championship. Following on from Timo Glo...

    F1
  30. Monday 1 October 2012

  31. Marussia to do everything possible to keep P10 11:22

    Marussia to do everything possible to keep P10

    A major talking point of the Singapore Grand Prix was Timo Glock’s 12th position, elevating Marussia above Caterham to tenth place in the Constructors’ Cha...

    F1
  32. Sunday 23 September 2012

  33. Marussia thrilled to go tenth overall 17:56

    Marussia thrilled to go tenth overall

    Although Marina Bay may not have seemed like a significant race for those who usually race at the tail end of the F1 grid, in fact delivered a crucial...

    F1
  34. Friday 31 August 2012

  35. Marussia would have preferred all-dry day 15:30

    Marussia would have preferred all-dry day

    Spa marks the 50th Grand Prix weekend for Marussia F1, which entered the sport as Virgin Racing at the start of 2010. After rain washed out second practice,...

    F1
  36. Monday 30 July 2012

  37. Tension suspected between Marussia team-mates 10:59

    Tension suspected between Marussia team-mates

    Since the Hungarian Grand Prix, the German media has picked up on possible tension in the Marussia garage between team-mates Timo Glock and Charles Pic....

    F1
  38. Tuesday 24 July 2012

  39. Hungary ‘a second home race’ for Glock 13:12

    Hungary ‘a second home race’ for Glock

    Timo Glock claims that the Hungarian Grand Prix feels like a second home race, as the German adapts to the Hungaroring quickly and has enjoyed strong...

    F1
  40. Tuesday 17 July 2012

  41. Glock prepared for ‘very special weekend’ 02:00

    Glock prepared for ‘very special weekend’

    Timo Glock heads to Hockenheim for his second home Formula 1 race at what is his home track. Although the German has competed in four home country events...

    F1
  42. Friday 6 July 2012

  43. Glock back in action at Silverstone 12:46

    Glock back in action at Silverstone

    Timo Glock returns to Formula 1 this weekend, having missed the European Grand Prix two weeks ago because of an intestinal infection. The Marussia driver...

    F1
  44. Monday 2 July 2012

  45. Schumacher and others to join Fans Forum 12:04

    Schumacher and others to join Fans Forum

    A selection of German Formula 1 drivers will be available for the country’s first FOTA Fans Forum later this month. Staged at the Mercedes-Benz headquarters...

    F1
  46. Thursday 28 June 2012

  47. Glock nearing recovery after missing Valencia 11:13

    Glock nearing recovery after missing Valencia

    Timo Glock is en route to a full recovery from the intestinal infection which forced him to miss the European Grand Prix. After sitting out of qualifying,...

    F1
  48. Sunday 24 June 2012

  49. Glock to miss race after medical guidance 10:15

    Glock to miss race after medical guidance

    Marussia has confirmed that Timo Glock will not take part in the European Grand Prix after a stomach bug caused him to not participate in qualifying...

    F1
  50. Saturday 23 June 2012

  51. Glock can race if well enough 16:21

    Glock can race if well enough

    Timo Glock will decide on Sunday morning whether or not he intends to race in the European Grand Prix. Having arrived in Valencia with a stomach bug, the...

    F1
  52. Unwell Glock to miss Valencia qualifying 12:42

    Unwell Glock to miss Valencia qualifying

    Marussia has confirmed that Timo Glock will not be taking part in Saturday’s qualifying session for the European Grand Prix. The German has been suffering f...

    F1
  53. Saturday 9 June 2012

  54. Glock braced for tough weekend in Montreal 12:00

    Glock braced for tough weekend in Montreal

    Eight years ago, Timo Glock’s Grand Prix career began in dramatic fashion at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve. Then replacing Giorgio Pantano at Jordan, the G...

    F1
  55. Friday 4 May 2012

  56. Marussia progress leaves Glock in positive mood 09:25

    Marussia progress leaves Glock in positive mood

    Following the heavy rain of Tuesday, which very much hampered Charles Pic’s only full day of testing at Mugello, Timo Glock was left with a lot to do when he...

    F1
  57. Thursday 26 April 2012

  58. Marussia splits running between Pic and Glock 11:44

    Marussia splits running between Pic and Glock

    Like Toro Rosso, Marussia is dividing its running equally amongst race drivers as Formula 1 testing commences at Mugello in Italy next week. The team has...

    F1
  59. Monday 23 April 2012

  60. Glock questioning ‘very difficult race’ in Bahrain 10:32

    Glock questioning ‘very difficult race’ in Bahrain

    Timo Glock has been left to dissect what was a particularly tough race in Bahrain on Sunday. The German began his weekend by being out-qualified by Marussia...

    F1
  61. Saturday 21 April 2012

  62. Pic out-qualifies Glock for the first time 15:24

    Pic out-qualifies Glock for the first time

    At the tail end of the Formula 1 field, there were smiles for Charles Pic on Saturday as the French rookie out-qualified more experienced Timo Glock for the...

    F1
  63. Friday 13 April 2012

  64. Glock waiting for answers after wing failure 08:09

    Glock waiting for answers after wing failure

    Timo Glock suffered a potentially injuring accident when his front wing flew off during second free practice in China on Friday. As a result of the failure,...

    F1
  65. Saturday 24 March 2012

  66. Pic pleased to reduce gap to Glock 10:51

    Pic pleased to reduce gap to Glock

    Marussia will line up on the penultimate row of the Malaysian Grand Prix grid, with Timo Glock again leading rookie team-mate Charles Pic. Despite this,...

    F1
  67. Thursday 22 March 2012

  68. 15:55

    Sepang Memories: Kimi and the ice-cream, 2009

    F1
  69. Glock eager for more mileage 05:00

    Glock eager for more mileage

    Timo Glock is keen to pile on the kilometres as Formula 1 heads to Malaysia this weekend. In Melbourne, Marussia enjoyed an impressive double car finish to...

    F1
  70. Sunday 18 March 2012

  71. Glock congratulates Marussia after lack of testing 10:34

    Glock congratulates Marussia after lack of testing

    Although Marussia were last of the remaining runners in Australia on Sunday, Timo Glock has praised his team for its continued efforts across the weekend....

    F1
  72. Thursday 15 March 2012

  73. 18:00

    F1 video: Glock’s special steering wheel

    F1
  74. Monday 12 March 2012

  75. Glock: Voyage into the unknown for Marussia 11:05

    Glock: Voyage into the unknown for Marussia

    Timo Glock has acknowledged his most frustrating pre-season period yet, having driven Marussia’s new car only once in a filming session on old Pirelli t...

    F1
  76. Monday 5 March 2012

  77. Glock debuts new Marussia at Silverstone 15:57

    Glock debuts new Marussia at Silverstone

    Timo Glock has put the first miles on Marussia’s new MR01, which was unveiled privately at Silverstone on Monday morning. The German is now in action o...

    F1
  78. Marussia launches MR01 at Silverstone 11:06

    Marussia launches MR01 at Silverstone

    Marussia has released an official launch photo of its 2012 Formula 1 car, the MR01. The shot came via Twitter on Monday morning, with the team now...

    F1
  79. Wednesday 29 February 2012

  80. 05:00

    Video of the Day: Tips on entering F1

    F1
  81. Friday 24 February 2012

  82. Final day fruitless for Marussia 23:55

    Final day fruitless for Marussia

    Following the opening three days of the first Barcelona test where Marussia were running their 2011 car, the team from Rotherham spent the entire final day...

    F1
  83. Monday 28 November 2011

  84. Virgin fined €5,000 for Glock’s lost wheel 08:32

    Virgin fined €5,000 for Glock’s lost wheel

    Marussia Virgin has been fined €5,000 (£4,300) by FIA race stewards after a wheel flew off Timo Glock’s car in the season-ending Brazilian Grand Prix...

    F1
  85. Sunday 27 November 2011

  86. Glock: A real shame to lose wheel 20:17

    Glock: A real shame to lose wheel

    Timo Glock was the first retirement in Brazil on Sunday, having lost his left-rear wheel after Marussia Virgin were involved in a pit lane duel with HRT....

    F1
  87. Saturday 26 November 2011

  88. Glock lamenting back-of-grid position 18:25

    Glock lamenting back-of-grid position

    Timo Glock will start the Brazilian Grand Prix from the tail end of the grid, with he and Virgin Racing team-mate Jérôme d’Ambrosio having struggled to res...

    F1
  89. Friday 25 November 2011

  90. Glock explains persistent tyre struggles 19:21

    Glock explains persistent tyre struggles

    Timo Glock was left to rue consistent tyre issues throughout practice for this weekend’s Brazilian Grand Prix, describing the behaviour of the Pirelli r...

    F1
  91. Sunday 13 November 2011

  92. Glock praises team for race efforts 17:02

    Glock praises team for race efforts

    Timo Glock has praised his team for their efforts during this evening’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, with the German driver able to fend off both HRT drivers t...

    F1
  93. Glock: I just didn't have the confidence 05:00

    Glock: I just didn't have the confidence

    Timo Glock has admitted that he lacked the confidence ‘to go to the maximum and push’ in qualifying on Saturday, with the Lindenfels man struggling for fun...

    F1
  94. Monday 7 November 2011

  95. Glock signs up for Race of Champions 11:24

    Glock signs up for Race of Champions

    Virgin Racing’s Timo Glock is the latest name to join the line-up for this year’s Race of Champions, which will be taking place in Düsseldorf on the weekend...

    F1
  96. Sunday 30 October 2011

  97. Kobayashi drove straight into me, says Glock 13:02

    Kobayashi drove straight into me, says Glock

    Timo Glock and Kamui Kobayashi were both arguably innocent victims in today’s Indian Grand Prix, with the pair being removed from the action at the first c...

    F1
  98. Saturday 29 October 2011

  99. Glock halted by failure of fifth gear 10:02

    Glock halted by failure of fifth gear

    Timo Glock has explained that a broken fifth gear was the reason for stepping out of his Virgin Racing machine early this afternoon, with the German driver...

    F1
  100. Tuesday 25 October 2011

  101. Glock: Big unknowns for everyone in India 03:00

    Glock: Big unknowns for everyone in India

    Timo Glock is one of many excited by the potential action the Buddh International Circuit could throw up as it hosts the first ever Indian Grand Prix this...

    F1
  102. Sunday 16 October 2011

  103. Glock upbeat after ‘good’ weekend 11:10

    Glock upbeat after ‘good’ weekend

    Virgin Racing finished 18th and 20th in the Korean Grand Prix and, although it may have been an afternoon of struggles for Belgian team-mate Jérôme d...

    F1
  104. Friday 14 October 2011

  105. Virgin evaluates 2012 components in Korea 10:30

    Virgin evaluates 2012 components in Korea

    Friday saw Virgin Racing undertake what Team Principal John Booth described as an ‘ambitious programme’, with the Sheffield-based outfit trialling a number o...

    F1
  106. Tuesday 4 October 2011

  107. Glock braced for more difficult races 05:00

    Glock braced for more difficult races

    Virgin Racing hope to ‘harness momentum’ in this weekend’s Japanese Grand Prix, with the Sheffield-based outfit having suffered a difficult night last time o...

    F1
  108. Monday 26 September 2011

  109. Ricciardo takes blame for hitting Glock 06:00

    Ricciardo takes blame for hitting Glock

    Daniel Ricciardo has accepted responsibility for clipping the Virgin car of Timo Glock on the opening lap of the Singapore Grand Prix. Despite breaking his...

    F1
  110. Glock: Ricciardo drove into me 04:00

    Glock: Ricciardo drove into me

    Timo Glock has blamed Daniel Ricciardo for his early demise from the Singapore Grand Prix. The Virgin Racing driver retired on Lap 11, having spun at Turn...

    F1
  111. Sunday 25 September 2011

  112. Virgin duo dejected after qualifying 08:00

    Virgin duo dejected after qualifying

    Virgin Racing drivers Timo Glock and Jérôme d’Ambrosio were left feeling downbeat after Saturday’s qualifying session at the Marina Bay Street Circuit, with...

    F1
  113. Saturday 24 September 2011

  114. 09:52

    Video: Webber hits Glock at Turn 22

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