Triple world champion Nelson Piquet had heart surgery this week.
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David Brabham brought proceedings against Mr. Michael Trick following his refusal to amicably cancel certain registrations
The Brabham family can confirm the continued protection of the registered Brabham trademark, following David Brabham’s successful and determined pursuit of legal action through the German Higher Courts.
Charlie Whiting, the highest ranking FIA official at grands prix, is sure formula one will not miss the sound of F1′s current V8 engines.
For the past couple of decades, fans have been spoiled by the ear-splitting tones of normally aspirated V12, 10 and now 8-cylinder power plants. But from 2014, the sport will sound more placid, as turbocharged and comparatively low-revving 1.6 litre V6 engines power the cars around the tracks.
Welcome to the start of 2011’s eagerly awaited Formula One season.
As always Shell has been working shoulder to shoulder with Scuderia Ferrari during the winter break, helping to prepare the team for the season ahead. The first race of the season is the Australian Grand Prix at Albert Park in Melbourne.
First-ever visit of James Hunt’s McLaren M-26 and the return of Mario Andretti’s Lotus 79
Due to the tremendous success of the vintage Formula 1 cars with the fans at last year’s Canadian Grand Prix, organizers have decided to renew the invitation to the owners-drivers of Historic Grand Prix for the upcoming June 10, 11 & 12 event.
Rinland said Epsilon Euskadi has not even begun to think about a driver lineup.
Hopeful Spanish outfit Epsilon Euskadi has begun wind tunnel testing a scale model of its 2011 formula one car. The Azkoitia based team, involved in single seater categories as well as Le Mans with a prototype car, has applied to fill the 13th F1 team entry for next year.
“Also I think both of us are very happy with each other”
Mark Webber is F1′s man of the moment, but on Saturday he was not in the mood to confirm the latest paddock rumour. In the space of a few months, the Australian has been linked with a looming retirement and a 2011 Ferrari seat, and the latest whisper is that he has signed an extension of his contract with Red Bull.
British former 24 Hours of Le Mans race winner to drive Audi GT3 sports car
Britain’s Mark Blundell will drive an Audi R8 LMS sports car for United Autosports in the Spa 24 Hours in Belgium this summer (Jul 31-Aug 1). The 44-year-old Royston-based Londoner who won the 1992 24 Hours of Le Mans but stepped away from active motorsport after finishing second in the French marathon seven years ago, makes a one-off return to the cockpit for the high-profile American-owned, British operated “customer” Audi team.
Multiple media reports said the FIA did not comment
A high ranking FIA official reportedly knew about the ‘crash-gate’ allegations as long ago as the 2008 season finale in Brazil last year. Britain’s Daily Mirror newspaper on Friday published a transcript of Nelson Piquet Snr’s August 17 interview with Quest investigators, commissioned by F1′s governing body, about the scandal.
It has turned out to be quite a day for Patrón Highcroft Racing
David Brabham captured the overall pole position for the Detroit Sports Car Challenge presented by Bosch, only hours after Acura announced that Patrón Highcroft would be one of its two LMP1 entries for the 2009 American Le Mans Series season.