Tag Archive: France

Jul 14

Newlywed Rosberg ‘over the moon’

Championship leader Nico Rosberg has married his long-time girlfriend Vivian.

https://fbcdn-sphotos-c-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xfa1/t31.0-8/10548810_10152608796449874_6125954335033250095_o.jpgThe pair tied the knot at the registry office in Monaco, where they share an apartment in the same building as Mercedes’ other driver, Lewis Hamilton.
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Jun 24

Sale of Schumacher medical file ‘disgusting’ – manager

Sabine Kehm described the news as “horrifying and disgusting”

Michael Schumacher - Deutsche VermogensberatungMedia outlets are being offered a medical file about Michael Schumacher’s condition for at least EUR 50,000, Die Welt newspaper reported. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 19

‘Fight’ sticker to stay on Mercedes after Schumacher coma

The words ‘Keep fighting Michael’ are to remain on Mercedes’ dominant F1 car.

2014-05-09 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Spain - Nico Rosberg 02 The German squad – F1 legend Michael Schumacher’s last grand prix team during his 2010-2012 comeback – has been running the twitter hashtag on the cockpit of Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg’s silver W05 all year. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 12

Magny Cours still ‘trying’ for F1 return

Talks to take formula one back to France are still on, according to Magny Cours boss Serge Saulnier.

Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours logo Last month, Saulnier said: “If the will of a number of people is confirmed in the coming weeks, we are very close (to returning).” He said Magny Cours, located a remote 250 kilometres from Paris and absent from the calendar since 2008, is heading for a comeback race in 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 10

Let’s meet… Mitch Gilbert

With four meetings contested the 20-year-old Australian holds 13th position in the championship.

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logo

For Mitch Gilbert (Fortec Motorsports), the most successful race weekend in the season so far was the one in Pau, France, where he scored a total of 18 points. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 10

The Alpine adventure gathers pace!

Alpine is restating its commitment to launching the “Berlinette of the 21st century” in 2016.

 Alpine logoAlpine is a sporting and industrial adventure. Founded by Jean Rédélé in 1955, it has always shown an outstanding ability to inspire enthusiasm and passion. Read the rest of this entry »

May 28

Pirelli undecided about F1 future beyond 2016

Pirelli has answered “we’ll see” to the question of staying in formula one beyond its current contract.

2014-01-31 - Pirelli 06 After an often tumultuous and controversial opening three-year stay as F1′s official supplier, the Italian marque signed on for another stint starting in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

May 24

Dennis wants Alonso to lead McLaren’s Honda charge

“In 2015 we have the Honda engine and we need a great driver.”

2014-03-17 - McLaren Mercedes - Australia - Ron Dennis 01 Former McLaren and Ferrari driver Alain Prost has some advice for those beleaguered F1 teams — “do something different”. Read the rest of this entry »

May 21

F1 drivers ‘miss’ Schumacher at football game

Formula one drivers have paid tribute to their stricken former rival Michael Schumacher.

2012-05-23 - Mercedes AMG Petronas - Michael & Nico with the German Football Team For years ahead of the Monaco grand prix, seven time world champion Schumacher captained the F1 drivers’ football team as they annually took on Prince Albert’s all-stars at the Stade Louis. Read the rest of this entry »

May 20

Magny Cours on pole for 2015 F1 return

“If the will of a number of people is confirmed in the coming weeks”

Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours logo Magny Cours is on pole position to return to the F1 calendar next year, the boss of the former French grand prix venue has said. Read the rest of this entry »

May 14

Bridgestone MotoGP Preview – Round 5: Le Mans, France

The layout places an emphasis on acceleration and braking
MotoGP logo Round five of the 2014 MotoGP™ season takes place at the Le Mans Bugatti circuit in France, a venue that has produced some unexpected results over the years due to its unpredictable weather.

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May 11

Felix Rosenqvist wins 73rd ‘Grand Prix de Pau’ (updated)

“I really wanted to win this one” - Felix Rosenqvist

F3 - Pau - Felix Rosenqvist The ninth race of the FIA Formula 3 Euopean Championship, classified as the 73rd ‘Grand Prix de Pau’, marked the end of a string of bad luck for Felix Rosenqvist (kfzteile24 Mücke Motorsport).

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May 11

Tom Blomqvist takes victory from rookie driver Esteban Ocon

“Overtaking Esteban Ocon after the restart wasn’t particularly easy.”

F3 - Tom Blomqvist Tom Blomqvist (Jagonya Ayam with Carlin) claimed victory in the eighth season round of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship at the 2.76 kilometres long street circuit of Pau in the south of France. Read the rest of this entry »

May 10

Alonso to Mercedes, Newey to Ferrari – rumours

Ferrari is a hotbed of rumours at the scene of the Spanish grand prix.

2014-04-20 - Scuderia Ferrari - China - Fernando Alonso (2) The first rumour was that Ross Brawn, the team’s ultra-successful technical director during the Michael Schumacher years, could be on the way back to Maranello full-time following a recent visit during his retirement. Read the rest of this entry »

May 09

Pressure on Vergne as Tost hails ‘champion’ Kvyat

Toro Rosso is singling out teenage Russian rookie Daniil Kvyat as a future world champion.

2014-03-20 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - Australia - Jean-Eric Vergne (2) “Yes,” boss Franz Tost confirmed, “because he’s shown that already by winning the younger classes — and especially the way he was winning.  He has it in his DNA to win races and championships.” Read the rest of this entry »

May 06

McLaren could try Lotus-style ‘double nose’ in Spain – reports

Italy’s Omnicorse claims the solution has been in the wind tunnel at Woking for some time.

2014-04-15 - Gillette and McLaren Mercedes (2) McLaren could fit a Lotus-style ‘double pronged’ nose solution to its 2014 car at this weekend’s Spanish grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 29

Argentina eyes return to F1 calendar

Argentina has set its sights on returning to formula one.

150x80-flagworldf1 Last held on an ageing circuit in Buenos Aires in 1998, plans to revive the Argentine grand prix emerged two years ago. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 21

‘Focused’ Hamilton on charge for title – Lauda

“Now he is doing the performance you expect from him.”

2014-04-20 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - China - Lewis Hamilton (6) Niki Lauda couldn’t resist a jibe at rivals Ferrari on Sunday after the botched chequered flag incident near the end of the Chinese grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 18

Counting down to FIA Formula E action with Renault

Spark-Renault SRT-01 Es spend three days being tested at a circuit in Issoire

With less than five months to go before the FIA Formula E Championship kicks off in Beijing, China, on September 13, the competition’s key players – including Renault, an official technical partner of FEH and Spark Racing Technology – have already started the countdown to the beginning of the new series. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 17

Renault initially ‘not open’ amid crisis – Marko

“We found many errors” – Marko

2014-03-04_0013 - Scuderia Ferrari - Bahrain - Stefano Domenicali - Dr Helmut Marko - Nika Lauda Renault’s 2014 crisis began to ease when the French marque became more “open”, according to outspoken Red Bull director Dr Helmut Marko. Read the rest of this entry »

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