Tag Archive: Honda

Apr 18

No customer teams in 2015 – Honda

So far, Honda has only said it will be McLaren’s works supplier in 2015

2014-01-16_0493Honda’s F1 boss on Friday said the Japanese marque will not supply any customer teams when it returns to the sport next year. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 11

Engine deal is ‘next move’ for 2015 team Haas

“Now the really hard work begins” – Haas

Gene Haas portrait Colin Kolles is at the helm of ‘Forza Rossa’, a team that the FIA on Friday said could be next in line for a F1 debut. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 11

BMW and Ford could each be eyeing a return to formula one, according to reports

BMW, Ford considering F1 return – reports

2014-01-16_0209 The BMW rumour has been triggered by comments made by former F1 team owner and boss Gian Carlo Minardi, who said the revolutionary new turbo V6 rules were devised not just by current F1 suppliers Mercedes, Ferrari and Renault. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 09

Ferrari team no longer ‘excellent’ – Briatore

“For the team, at the moment it is very difficult.”

2014-03-02 - Scuderia Ferrari - Bahrain - Fernando Alonso (2) While Ferrari’s global brand remains strong, the health of the Maranello based formula one team is less impressive. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 05

McLaren plays down rumours in Bahrain

McLaren is at the centre of a body of rumours in the Bahrain paddock.

2014-04-05 - McLaren Mercedes - Bahrain - Kevin Magnussen 01In title sponsor Vodafone’s wake, the British team ran prominent Mobil 1 branding in Australia, before Esso took over the space on the sidepods of the MP4-29 in Malaysia. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 03

HPD expands support to CTCC

“Last season saw Honda sweep all three classes in CTCC”

CTCC logo Honda Performance Development (HPD) will expand its support to the Canadian Touring Car Championship with increased offerings in Super, Touring and B-Spec Classes.

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Mar 19

Honda duo to ‘observe’ at 2014 races – report

“There’s no point in racing unless you win”

2014-01-16_0495 Almost unnoticed in the Albert Park paddock last weekend strolled two Japanese with very big plans. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 13

FIA still supports embattled Ecclestone – Todt

“At the moment, he (Ecclestone) is not guilty.”

Jean Todt - photo Getty Images Even amid the corruption scandal, FIA president Jean Todt continues to support embattled F1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 10

1997 world champion Jacques Villeneuve says Sebastian Vettel’s run of titles is definitely over.

No Vettel title in 2014 ‘for sure’ – Villeneuve

2014-03-01 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Bahrain - Sebastian Vettel - 99026 “He’s not going to win this year for sure,” the French Canadian, who is set to return to the Indy 500 this year at the age of 42, is quoted by Italian publications including Autosprint and La Repubblica. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 07

New era ‘completely overshadows’ drivers – Alesi

A week before F1′s brave new era begins in earnest, not everyone is excited.

Jean Alesi Lotus At the Geneva motor show, former F1 driver Jean Alesi admitted he is no fan of the ‘greener’ era of energy-recovery boosted cars. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 06

Rumours of Red Bull split for Renault, Vettel

It is said Honda is the logical choice for Red Bul

2014-01-30 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel (10) Inevitably, as the scale of Red Bull’s early season crisis becomes ever clearer, rumours of possible splits are now beginning to emerge. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 12

Catch up with U.S. MotoGP star Nicky Hayden!

In the garage  with…Nicky Hayden

MotoGP - Nicky Hayden Only two months until the world’s premier motorcycle racing series, MotoGP™, returns to Circuit of The Americas (COTA), April 11-13, 2014, and U.S. MotoGP riders Colin Edwards and Nicky Hayden are busy getting their respective teams and bikes ready to compete.

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Feb 05

Honda to fill financial void at McLaren – report

“Apparently, the money will already be flowing this season”

2014-01-30 - McLaren Mercedes - Jenson Button 15 Honda will fill any financial void at McLaren, after the great British team unveiled its new silver and black MP4-29 without replacing departed title sponsor Vodafone. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 03

Ross Brawn announces retirement

Linked with McLaren and the great British team’s 2015 engine supplier Honda

Ross Brawn - Toto Wolff Despite earlier saying he would consider his F1 future during a sabbatical, Ross Brawn now insists he has definitively retired. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 23

McLaren, Honda deal with GP2 team confirmed

Nicolas Todt’s outfit to house and nurture burgeoning McLaren and Honda-linked young drivers

2013-06-07_0731 ART duly announced on Thursday that McLaren junior Stoffel Vandoorne will race for the team this yearAs predicted, it was confirmed on Thursday that McLaren and its 2015 engine partner Honda have teamed up with the top GP2 outfit ART. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 23

McLaren, Honda to work with top GP2 team – report

McLaren is set to join forces with a leading GP2 team, according to reports in France.

2013-03-23 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Malaysia - Jenson Button 03 RMC Sport claims ART, headed by FIA president Jean Todt’s son Nicolas, will become the GP2 team to house and nurture McLaren and its 2015 engine partner Honda’s burgeoning young drivers. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 22

McLaren ‘in good shape’ despite no title sponsor

McLaren is not a PLC, it does not have to “show a profit”.

2013-05-10 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - @McLarenF1 McLaren has confirmed it will not announce a replacement for departed title sponsor Vodafone when the 2014 car is officially launched on Friday. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 20

Grey livery and no Vodafone successor at McLaren

Ron Dennis-style grey and white

2013-05-10 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - @McLarenF1 McLaren looks set to enter the 2014 season without an orange livery, and without a replacement for departed title sponsor Vodafone. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 20

No orange for McLaren after Dennis return

McLaren’s 2014 car will not be orange, Italy’s Omnicorse reports.

2013-05-12 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Spain - Jenson Button 04 With Honda arriving in 2015, the long Mercedes partnership entering the final straight and title sponsor Vodafone now departed, it had been rumoured the Woking based team could revert to its traditional colours. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 17

Dennis returns, Whitmarsh future in doubt

Dennis’ return follows McLaren’s dire 2013 season

2012-11-18_0013 McLaren is going back to the future with Ron Dennis, casting major doubt on the ongoing role of boss Martin Whitmarsh.
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