Tag Archive: Hockenheim

Apr 04

Williams has apologised to its drivers and its fans after the Malaysian team orders saga

Williams apologises after Massa team order

Felipe Massa - photo WR12 - Nextgen-Auto.com Deputy boss Claire Williams told reporters in Bahrain that the biggest regret was the way Felipe Massa was told to give way to teammate Valtteri Bottas. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 31

Williams to discuss team orders with Massa

“They were both told to cool it.”

2014-03-16 - Williams F1 Team - Australia - Felipe Massa 00 Felipe Massa will be told what Williams “expects” him to do when instructions are issued during subsequent grands prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 16

Bernie Ecclestone does not think Susie Wolff will ever realise her dream of lining up on the F1 grid

Ecclestone doubts Susie Wolff will race in F1

Susie Wolff Briton Wolff, whose Austrian husband Toto is the Mercedes chief and Williams co-owner, will need a full race super license in 2014 as she appears on the Friday mornings at Silverstone and Hockenheim at the wheel of the Mercedes-powered Williams. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 10

Felipe Massa has admitted he has been “impressed” with his switch to Mercedes power for 2014

Massa ‘impressed’ with Mercedes power

2014-03-02_0012 - Williams - Bahrain - Felipe Massa It is the first time in his F1 career the diminutive Briton has not been powered by a Ferrari engine. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 06

Wolff would quit F1 to start family

Susie Wolff has revealed that if she ever has children, she will quit motor racing

Susie Wolff The wife of Mercedes boss Toto, 31-year-old Briton Wolff has stepped up her role with the Williams team this year. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 09

Jones joins Carlin for FIA Formula 3 European Championship

Reigning Formula 3 Open Champion

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logo Dubai based driver Ed Jones has signed with Carlin for the 2014 FIA Formula 3 European Championship.

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Nov 12

Buyer could save embattled Nurburgring

The automobile club ADAC has submitted a non-binding offer.

Nordschleife - NurburgringThe Nurburgring has moved one step closer to a saviour, as a potential buyer for the fabled German circuit emerged. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 26

F1 staying loud as green, ‘silent’ series looms

“Bernie has absolutely insisted that there can be no compromise on noise.”

2013-03-28 - Sahara Force India F1 Team - Mercedes-Benz engineAs a new ‘silent’ series gears up, formula one is on a mission to stay as loud as it can in a new, greener world. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 26

Lauda defends Vettel’s ‘balls in pool’ comment

“I liked what he said”

2013-06-09_0614Another F1 figure has defended Sebastian Vettel, after the reigning world champion made a crass observation about his rivals. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 12

Productive mid-season test at Hockenheim with new faces

Alexander Sims and Daniil Kvyat set the fastest lap times

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logo

This week, the young FIA Formula 3 European Championship drivers travelled to the Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg’s 4.574-kilometre GP circuit for the third official tests of the year, held on Wednesday and Thursday.

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Sep 02

Ferrari Racing Days Hockenheim

A huge success

Ferrari Challenge logoThe sun shone on the final day of Ferrari Racing Days at the Hockenheim Circuit where the crowds numbered over 5,000.

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Jul 04

Vettel ignores mind games and July ‘curse’

“There is no (July) curse” – Vettel

2013-06-09_0984Sebastian Vettel insists talk about mind games and a July ‘curse’ will not distract his push for a first home win in Germany this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 10

Testing to return during 21-race 2014 calendar

The new season of winter testing will also kick off earlier than usual

2013-06-09_1040Post-grand prix testing will take place next season at key European circuits like Silverstone, Barcelona, Spa and Hockenheim, it emerged from the Montreal paddock on Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

May 14

Red Bull Junior joins Carlin for FIA F3 European Championship

Kvyat will drive a fifth Volkswagen powered Dallara

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logoDaniil Kvyat will contest the remaining rounds of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship with Carlin following a successful debut in the series in Hockenheim. Read the rest of this entry »

May 08

The 2008 Formula 3 Euro Series Champion took his time to answer our questions

Checked with… Nico Hülkenberg

2013-03-23 - Sauber F1 Team - Malaysia - Nico Hulkenberg 01Formula 1 ace Nico Hülkenberg attended the FIA Formula 3 European Championship weekend at Hockenheim. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 16

The future of the Nurburgring’s formula one race beyond this season is unclear.

Nurburgring rescue deal for one race only

Nurburgring logoEarlier, even the circuit’s 2013 grand prix was in doubt, as the Nurburgring grappled with financial problems. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 16

Pascal Wehrlein moves up to DTM

Pascal Wehrlein will take the wheel of the sixth Mercedes-Benz the 2013 DTM season.

Ralf Schumacher - photo DTM MediaFIA Formula 3 European Championship logoHis team-mate at RSC Mücke Motorsport will be Daniel Juncadella, reigning Formula 3 European champion. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 27

Ecclestone calls off Nurburgring talks – report

Bernie Ecclestone has called off negotiations with the Nurburgring, according to Germany’s Der Spiegel.

2012-11-15_0008Nurburgring logoThe famous circuit’s financial problems are well known, but F1 chief executive Ecclestone had been in talks with Nurburgring officials about pressing ahead with plans for a scheduled July race date. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 25

Portugal in running for 2013 race – Ecclestone

Portugal has emerged as a candidate to stage the vacant twentieth race date on the 2013 calendar, and France is also in the running.

2012-06-09_0002DrapeauThat’s what Bernie Ecclestone said in an interview with Austria’s Salzburger Nachrichten newspaper. Asked about the mid-season and so far unnamed 20th race set aside for a European venue, and also the uncertainty surrounding the venue for the German grand prix, the F1 chief executive admitted: “Frankly, I don’t know.” Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 25

Glock signs BMW deal, Kubica happy after DTM debut

Former Marussia driver Timo Glock has agreed a three-year contract to race in Germany’s DTM touring car series with BMW.

2012-06-09_0241DTM - AMG Mercedes C-Coupe - Robert Kubica - Toto Wolff 1That is the claim of Sport Bild, reporting that the deal will be announced officially on Friday. Shortly after Marussia announced it is replacing the 30-year-old with an as-yet undecided pay-driver, Glock headed to Valencia where he tested BMW’s M3 DTM car. Read the rest of this entry »

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