Tag Archive: Formula Renault 3.5

Apr 02

Lotus F1 Junior Team 2014 Line-up Announced

Sons of The Stage 

Lotus F1 Junior Team logoLotus F1 Team, in partnership with Gravity Sport Management, is proud to announce the Lotus F1 Junior Team drivers for 2014. Nine drivers drawn from eight countries will compete in six different motorsport categories as part of the squad. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 25

Sergey Sirotkin will put his F1 plans back on track once he obtains a superlicense

Sirotkin to push for F1 license in Sauber test

2013-08-21 - Sauber F1 Team - Sergey Sirotkin 02 Amid Sauber’s financial crisis of 2013, the Swiss team appeared to be rushing the teen to the grid as the jewel in a Russian rescue deal. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 23

Frijns considered for Caterham race seat

“Robin definitely has the talent to advance to the top of our sport.”

GP2 - Robin Frijns (Hilmer Motorsport) Caterham’s team boss has tipped its new reserve driver Robin Frijns to rise to the very top of formula one. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 14

Riccardo Agostini to race for Eurointernational

The 19-year-old Italian will pilot a new Mercedes-powered Dallara F314

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logo The 2012 Italian Formula 3 champion Riccardo Agostini will focus on the 2014 FIA Formula 3 European Championship joining Antonio Ferrari’s Eurointernational Team. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 11

McLaren’s Magnussen experiment could fail – Kovalainen

“It is difficult to say which one of the possibilities is the most likely”

2013-11-17 -Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Kevin Magnussen 00Heikki Kovalainen says there is no guarantee Kevin Magnussen will thrive at McLaren, insisting 2014 could make or break the Danish rookie. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 16

Whitmarsh helping Perez find 2014 seat

“I am trying to help him get a drive”

2013-04-13 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - China - Sergio Perez - Martin WhitmarshAfter dropping Sergio Perez for 2014, McLaren boss Martin Whitmarsh says he is now trying to help the Mexican find a seat elsewhere in formula one. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 15

Magnussen risks ending career ‘very early’ – Button

“It’s a massive risk”

2012-12-04 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Kevin Magnussen  00Stepping straight into a top F1 team is a “massive risk” for a rookie, Jenson Button said on Thursday. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 14

GP3 runner-up tests McLaren simulator

McLaren could have an eye on its next development driver.

GP3 - Facu Regalia (ART Grand Prix)Dane Kevin Magnussen, with his new Formula Renault 3.5 title, is set to leap straight into F1 with the great British team, while Stoffel Vandoorne is hotly tipped to find a McLaren-backed place on the 2015 grid. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 12

Whitmarsh not denying mounting Perez exit rumours

“He’s done a pretty good job throughout the whole year” – Whitmarsh

2013-06-08_0053Martin Whitmarsh has not denied mounting speculation that Sergio Perez will be ousted by McLaren after Brazil’s 2013 season finale. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 07

McLaren yet to decide between Perez, Magnussen

Sam Michael had said Perez is “driving well” in the second half of this season

2013-05-12 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Spain - Sergio Perez 01In light of conflicting reports about its 2014 driver lineup, McLaren insists it is yet to decide who Jenson Button’s teammate will be. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 31

Chilton could block Hulkenberg’s Force India return

Hulkenberg and his manager Werner Heinz are having “sleepless nights”

2013-06-09_0834A lack of sponsors and the power of pay-drivers could lock Nico Hulkenberg out of formula one. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 29

Sainz ‘satisfied’ despite wait for F1 debut

“Possibility of being the third driver” for Toro Rosso “in some races” next year.

Carlo Sainz JrCarlos Sainz jr insists he is “very satisfied” despite missing out on the vacant seat at Toro Rosso for 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 26

Kevin Magnussen has declared himself “ready” for formula one — even at a top team.

Magnussen ready even for ‘good team’ in 2014

Kevin Magnussen - photo ToileF1The McLaren-backed youngster has just wrapped up the Formula Renault 3.5 title, and rumours suggest he could make his debut next year with Marussia. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 23

Marko says Kvyat is ‘no risk, no fun’ choice

Kvyat a mix between Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen” – Marko

2013-06-07_0729Dr Helmut Marko has characterised the promotion of Red Bull junior Daniil Kvyat for 2014 as a “no risk, no fun” strategy. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 22

Kvyat unveiled as Toro Rosso racer in 2014

Tost insists Kvyat is “very talented”

Daniil KvyatThe F1 world got a surprise this week when Toro Rosso announced Daniil Kvyat, a Russian teenager, as Daniel Ricciardo’s 2014 successor. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 22

2014 could be F1 prelude for Sainz jr – father

2014 could be the prelude to Carlos Sainz jr’s formula one career.

Carlos Sainz JrThat is the claim of the 19-year-old Spaniard’s namesake and father, hot on the heels of news another Red Bull-backed teen, Russian Daniil Kvyat, has secured the second Toro Rosso seat for 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 18

Vandoorne reveals he turned down Toro Rosso

“Yes, Dr Helmut Marko contacted me in September.”

Stoffel Vandoorne McLaren protege Stoffel Vandoorne has revealed he was in the running to replace Daniel Ricciardo at Toro Rosso next year — until he said no to the Red Bull junior team. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 09

Force India not ruling out Magnussen for 2014

Force India has not ruled out signing Kevin Magnussen for 2014.

Kevin Magnussen - photo Jad Sherif - WR12 The young Dane, whose father Jan contested a race for McLaren in 1995, is being backed by the great British team as he closes on the Formula Renault 3.5 title. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 03

Bianchi staying at Marussia in 2014

Jules Bianchi is staying at Marussia in 2014, the team announced on Thursday.

2013-03-03 - Marussia F1 Team - Barcelona - Jules Bianchi 01The Ferrari-backed Frenchman had been tipped for a move up the grid next year, perhaps to Ferrari-powered Sauber. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 30

Sirotkin to test Ferrari at Fiorano

Sergey Sirotkin’s push to become the next Sauber driver is now underway.

2013-08-21 - Sauber F1 Team - Sergey Sirotkin 05Officially, the Russian’s debut was on Friday, when he demonstrated Sauber’s 2013 car along a 700 metre asphalted stretch of the new Sochi circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

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