Tag Archive: Europe

Jul 25

Azerbaijan, New Jersey next for F1 calendar – Ecclestone

With Mexico set to join the 2015 calendar, two more new grands prix should follow the year after.

Three equally sized horizontal bands of blue, red, and green, with a white crescent and an eight-pointed star centered in the red bandThat is the news of F1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone, even though on Thursday there was scepticism in the Budapest paddock that Mexico will actually happen in 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 19

Ferrari Challenge Europa: Bianchi, Di Amato and Companc win in race 1 in Portimao

The second Coppa Shell race gets underway tomorrow

Ferrari Challenge Europe On the circuit in Portugal’s Algarve, the first of two races of the fourth round of the Ferrari Challenge Europe took place today, as the final round before the summer break.

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Jun 25

Status Grand Prix joins TEAMCMS Builders Club

Status Grand Prix Becomes Driver Development Partner

Status Grand Prix Status Grand Prix has joined the TEAMCMS Builders Club as a driver development partner representing the TEAMCMS Driver Development Initiative (DDi) at Formula 1 Grands Prix in Europe. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 21

Ferrari Challenge Europe: Race 1at Brno

Martin, Gitlin and Bianchi win in Race 1 at Brno

Ferrari Challenge Europe Race 1at Brno It was a really exciting Saturday at the track in the Czech Republic with the first of two races in the third round of the Ferrari Challenge Europe. Alexander Martin the English Motor Piacenza driver took his maiden victory in the Pro category, ahead of Italy’s Dario Caso who fought his way up the order and the Slovak Oknaj driving for Scuderia Praha. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 29

Haas not ruling out Domenicali for F1 team

Stefano Domenicali could continue his formula one career with F1′s newest team.

Gene Haas portrait Gunther Steiner, a former Jaguar and Red Bull chief, is now heavily involved in the Haas Formula project, with Nascar team co-owner Gene Haas having secured a two-year license to enter formula one, beginning either in 2015 or 2016. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 06

Spectacular and exiting races on day two of the first round of Ferrari Challenge Europe held in Monza

All-Italian podium in Trofeo Pirelli, Scheltema king in Coppa Shell

Ferrari Challenge Europe - Shell race 2 In the second Trofeo Pirelli race victory went to Daniele Di Amato, who was unbeatable driving his Motor Piacenza 458 Challenge Evo. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 06

F1 farewell to Europe

Mark’s Monza preview

Mark Webber logoMark says his Formula One farewell to Europe at this weekend’s Italian Grand Prix. Monza is a track at which he’s had mixed results in the past – a best result of fifth – and he’s looking to go out on a high in Sunday’s 53-lap race. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 30

Teams ready for last-minute Bahrain axe – report

Teams are making preparations just in case the Bahrain grand prix is called off at the last minute.

Bahrain International Circuit2010-03-13 - Force India F1 Team - Vitantonio Liuzzi 02That is the claim of Germany’s Auto Motor und Sport, reporting that the teams could put their back-up plans into action even as late as the Sunday in China — mere days before they are expected to be at Sakhir. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 24

F1 agrees new Concorde with ‘majority’ of teams

Paddock abuzz with Concorde intrigue

Flagworld - F12011-06-09_0314“The majority” of F1′s teams have agreed a deal over a new Concorde Agreement. The news was announced by the sport’s chief executive Bernie Ecclestone, who remains in Europe, in time for Saturday’s final practice session in Malaysia. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 31

Happy New Year to all race fans, promoters and drivers

May 2012 be a successful year for all race drivers and event promoters in Quebec and worldwide

Bonne Année 2012flaglogoSaluting the end of 2011, Flagworld wishes to thank all our friends: race drivers, promoters and event organizers.  We love to participate in our way as media representatives for Flagworld Communications Inc. Read the rest of this entry »

May 24

F1 keeps eye on another Icelandic volcano

The F1 world is once again keeping a nervous eye on an ash cloud produced by an Icelandic volcano eruption.

 Smoke rise from the Grimsvotn volcano, under the Vatnajokull glacier in southeast Iceland.  Ash from a massive plume of smoke from an eruption of Iceland's most active volcano could spread south to parts of Europe next weekFlagworld - F1Almost exactly a year ago, the sport’s travelling circus ground to a halt when airports closed due to an unpronounceable Icelandic volcano. On Saturday, another volcano – Grimsvotn – erupted in Iceland and the dangerous ash cloud is now en route to the UK, according to the Bloomberg news agency. Read the rest of this entry »

May 10

Pirelli announces tyre choices for Canada, Valencia and Britain

Pirelli has revealed the PZero tyre compound choices for the grands prix of Canada, Europe and Great Britain.

2011-05-07 - Pirelli -Turkey - Pirelli factory 12011-05-07 - Pirelli -Turkey - Pirelli factory 14In Canada, the soft and the supersoft tyre will be used as prime and option respectively: just as is the case in Monaco, where the supersoft tyre is making its debut. In Valencia, the street circuit that hosts the Grand Prix of Europe, the medium tyre will make its debut as the prime with the supersoft as the option. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 11

Europe’s extreme winter could affect F1 testing

Bahrain has already emerged as a possible alternate venue

There is a chance bad weather will affect the forthcoming 15 scheduled days of pre-season formula one testing. Europe is in the grip of an extreme winter, which is affecting even the usually more temperate Spain, where heavy snowfall and freezing temperatures are being recorded. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 17

2010 IRC calendar announced

Featuring 12 rounds

Eurosport Events, promoter of the Intercontinental Rally Challenge (IRC) is delighted to announce the 2010 IRC calendar, featuring 12 rounds with a mix of legendary and well-established events across Europe and South America. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 28

A bridge between South America and Europe

Team Costa Rica

The racing weekend in Zolder was the debut one for Team Costa Rica. The new racing team, which fielded the 17 years-old mexican Juan Carlos Sistos, was founded by Eduardo Aguilar Calderon, team manager committed in launching and promoting the young south American driving talents. Today he explains how the idea of a new team for the championship organized by Enzo Coloni was born. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 20

Rain affects F1 testing in Europe

Rain affected both formula one test locations on Monday.

2009-01-19 - Williams FW31 18360At the Portimao circuit in southern Portugal, the action was marred by persistent wet weather, causing most teams to limit running. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 11

Webber to return to Europe shortly

Webber races near top of Aus sports rich list

Mark Webber will shortly return to Europe, less than a month after badly breaking his right leg in a cycling crash. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 03

ALMS extends international television contract

With MotorsTV in Europe

The American Le Mans Series announced today that it has extended its international television contract with MotorsTV, ensuring that the Series maintains a premium position on Europe’s leading motorsports network. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 18

WRC: Pirelli announces its first Star Driver for 2009

Cape Town driver Jon Williams, 25, has been selected from the FIA African Rally Championship

To represent Africa in Pirelli’s all-new, global driver development scheme. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 08

Rumours abound amid Spa-Monza dash

Reports, whispers and movement behind the scenes

McLaren-2008-09-04As the formula one world this week dashes across Europe between the Spa-Francorchamps/Monza double header, rumours abound about possible driver changes for the future. Read the rest of this entry »


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