“Unfortunately it is clear that we are not going to be able to agree terms with FOM”
“I’m very excited by the opportunity to work with Andrew Denford and the F1 in Schools Technology Challenge” – Steve Nevey
F1 in Schools™ has appointed former Red Bull Racing Business Development Manager, Steve Nevey, as Director of Business Development and Partnerships for this prestigious global educational initiative. Nevey has been charged with introducing new industry partnerships and expanding the sponsorship base for F1 in Schools.
A work placement at the multiple World Championship winning Formula 1™ team is highly prestigious
Mark Nanney, a member of Unitus Racing, the 2010 F1 in Schools™ World Champions from USA recently completed a work placement at Vodafone McLaren Mercedes F1 team, an experience which will stay with him for many years to come.
Formula One does nothing like anyone else.
It is the pinnacle of motorsport and as with the sporting event, any festivities surrounding the race weekend are also likely to be a grandiose affair. The Grand Evening is no exception. This year, this high-glits affair, which serves a charitable cause for Ste-Justine’s Hospital was held at l’Arsenal, in a neighbourhood, Griffintown, which is undergoing some major urban changes.
With the F1 world now returned from Bahrain, the sport is assessing the fallout of one of the most controversial grands prix in history.
Rumours are swirling after qualifying in Bahrain that Force India was deliberately excluded from Saturday’s ‘world feed’ television coverage.
That coverage is controlled by Formula One Management, the sport’s Bernie Ecclestone-run company. F1 chief executive Ecclestone is believed to have been angry on Friday that Force India sat out the second practice session over security fears.
Two F1 journalists tried their hands at war reporting after touching down in Bahrain ahead of this weekend’s controversial grand prix.
“I had a duty as an experienced journalist to see such an incident with my own eyes,” said PA Sport’s Ian Parkes, who filed a detailed account of a protest about ten kilometres from the capital Manama on Monday.
A respected F1 correspondent is expecting F1′s 2012 calendar to shrink to eighteen races this year.
Livio Oricchio, who writes for Brazil’s O Estado de S.Paulo, thinks the sport is now on the verge of cancelling next weekend’s visit to Bahrain. And he also thinks November’s US grand prix, scheduled to take place at the brand new Circuit of the Americas in Austin, is in doubt.
The 2011 F1 in Schools World Champions were delighted to meet Ecclestone and receive their trophy
Bernie Ecclestone, President and CEO, Formula One Management, presented the newly crowned 2011 F1 in Schools™ World Champions with the trophy which he commissioned especially for this global educational initiative, meeting the winning Australian team, Pentagliders, in the paddock at the Singtel Formula 1™ Singapore Grand Prix.
As the new political stage is set, there have been rumblings of disunity within FOTA
Stefano Domenicali has laid out the stall as formula one teams prepare to get tough in negotiations about the sport’s future. Politics have returned to the F1 paddock in the form of a powerful consortium expressing interest in buying F1′s commercial rights from CVC, amid the backdrop of the expiring Concorde Agreement.
‘Good news’ on 2011 Bahrain GP due ‘soon’ – official
Bahrain has been given another month to propose the rescheduling of its postponed 2011 grand prix.
The FIA’s May 1 deadline came and went amid Bernie Ecclestone saying the island Kingdom, who pay a reported $40 million fee per year for the F1 race, should be given more time to overcome its civil problems.
The FIA is sticking to its May 1 deadline for the possible rescheduling of Bahrain’s 2011 grand prix.
With the date fast approaching amid reported continuing problems inside the island Kingdom, F1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone on Thursday indicated he is now willing to wait for Bahrain until “early June”.
Bernard Ecclestone and Michael Fortier to be Honorary Co-Chair of the event
Following the resounding success of last year’s inaugural edition, the Grand Prix du Canada announced today the return of the gala “The Grand Evening”. The exclusive social event, which will once again this year serve as the inaugural soirée of the 2011 Grand Prix du Canada, will be held on Thursday, June 9 at Windsor Station’s Salle des Pas Perdus.
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