Tag Archive: Canadian Grand Prix

Jun 20

FIA vows to ease driver penalties

A big talking point in Austria on Thursday was the continuing feud between Felipe Massa and Sergio Perez.

2014-06-04_0030 The pair crashed and ended their Canadian grand prix in hospital, where the real dispute began. “I said that it was dangerous,” recalled Massa, “and that he needs to learn, but he just turned and left. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 11

Mercedes’ Cowell also said no to Ferrari – report

Ferrari is paying a dear price for its geographical location, according to Flavio Briatore.

2014-03-17 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Australia - Bob Bell - Andy Cowell 01 Last month, former Benetton and Renault chief Briatore said the fabled Maranello team should consider relocating to the UK. “In my opinion, Ferrari must have a base in the UK, where all of the technology of formula one is concentrated,” he said. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 11

F1 suffering global TV ratings decline – report

F1′s television ratings in key markets are strikingly down in 2014.

2014-06-07_0891Writing in the Spanish sports daily Marca, correspondent Miguel Sanz said the most worrying figures are coming out of Latin America, where the ratings decline has been a staggering 50 per cent. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 10

Formula 1600 Super Series – Degrand sweeps Canadian Grand Prix

Next up for the Formula 1600 Super Series will be the Honda Indy Toronto

2014-06-08_0052 Race 2 of the F1600 Super Series at the Canadian Grand Prix was an excellent display of the fierce competition the class has become known for.

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Jun 09

Rosberg a ‘big winner’ amid Mercedes troubles

Nico Rosberg was all smiles after the Canadian grand prix, despite failing to win and grappling with technical problems.

2014-06-08_1345“(Daniel) Ricciardo wins,” announced the headline at the German newspaper Die Welt, “but the big winner is Rosberg”. After six straight wins so far in 2014, ultra-dominant Mercedes struck trouble in Canada, with the energy recovery systems on both cars playing up. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 09

Anti-Perez conspiracy theory ‘nonsense’ – Whiting

The stewards sided with Massa, penalising Perez five places

2014-06-08_0767Force India smells a rat, after Sergio Perez was penalised for a terrifying crash at the end of Sunday’s Canadian grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 09

Sparco backed McLaren Mercedes take double points haul in Canada

The race was one of the most thrilling of the season 

2014-06-08_0747Sparco supported drivers have made a return to the front end of the Formula One standings after Sunday’s Canadian Grand Prix saw McLaren Mercedes driver Jenson Button finish in fourth place with his team-mate Kevin Magnussen in ninth. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 08

Formula One teams Canadian Grand Prix race report (+ results, + photos)

Canadian Grand Prix Formula One race report

150x80-flagworldf1 Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montréal.

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Jun 08

Formula 1600 Super Series: DeGrand grabs tace 1 at Canadian Grand Prix

Tens of thousands of fans filled the grandstands

2014-06-07_0526Race 1 of the F1600 Super Series at the Canadian Grand Prix is in the books and it was an fierce battle involving one young superstar and a couple of respected veterans.

Jun 08

Drivers happy with Canada GP contract news

The future of the Canadian grand prix has been secured for the next ten years.

2014-06-07_0582As expected, a new deal worth more than $200 million, including plans to renovate the ageing facility by 2017, was announced at Montreal’s Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on Saturday. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 07

Hamilton hits reverse after Monaco ‘tantrum’

Lewis Hamilton has hit reverse, after losing his temper two weeks ago in Monaco.

2014-06-06_0106 The 2008 world champion’s reaction to the Mirabeau qualifying affair, after suggesting his teammate Nico Rosberg had sabotaged his run at pole position, was roundly criticised. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 06

Formula One teams Canadian Grand Prix free practice report (+ results, + photos)

Canadian Grand Prix Formula One free practice report

150x80-flagworldf1 Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montréal.

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Jun 06

Red Bull sticking with Renault in 2015 – Horner

Red Bull boss Christian Horner has announced that the reigning world champions are staying with Renault power in 2015.

2014-06-05_0213In recent days, the team’s more outspoken director, Dr Helmut Marko, has suggested the forthcoming Austrian grand prix is the deadline for Renault to prove it has overcome its early-season competitive crisis.

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Jun 06

New Canada GP contract to be announced – report

Canada looks set to hold on to its popular place on the annual F1 schedule.

2014-06-05_0115Montreal race promoter Francois Dumontier has sounded alarmed in recent weeks and months, as the backing of the event by the varying levels of Canadian government was holding up the signing of a new ten-year contract beyond 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 05

Montreal’s Circuit Gilles Villeneuve up next for Stuart Clark

CTCC racer set for Canadian Grand Prix weekend debut

2013-06-07_1390Stuart Clark is a proud 12-year veteran in terms of attending the Canadian Grand Prix but this weekend’s event in Montreal, Quebec will mark his debut competing on-track as he makes just his second start in the Canadian Touring Car Championship.

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