Tag Archive: Jaguar

Apr 15

F1 move ‘impossible’ for Danica Patrick – Haas

“It would be really impossible to accomplish that and survive”

Danica-Patrick-helmet-NASCAR-Sprint-Cup-Series-Daytona-2013-July-4 - CG Danica Patrick, the world’s most famous female racing driver, will apparently not be making the switch to formula one with Haas. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 19

Double points rule ‘ridiculous’ – Irvine

“It’s ridiculous, I’ve never heard such a joke in all my life.”

P1010065 Former F1 driver Eddie Irvine has issued a stinging assessment of F1′s controversial new ‘double points’ rule for the 2014 finale. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 29

FIA checks Red Bull for bending floor

Another secret of Red Bull’s dominance in the second half of the season is emerging.

2013-10-26 - Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel - 99000 Germany’s Auto Motor und Sport said former Stewart and Jaguar designer Gary Anderson, now a technical pundit for the BBC, floated the theory about the RB9. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 19

F1 teams ‘still sniffing around’ – Webber

“But my decision has already been made and I’m happy with it”

2013-04-20 - Red Bull Racing - Bahrain - Mark Webber (6)Once strongly linked with a move to Ferrari, Mark Webber will enter F1 retirement having faced a parting shot from Luca di Montezemolo. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 26

Williams Advanced Engineering appoints Paul Newsome as Chief Technical Officer

Paul joined the company in January 2011 as Head of High Performance Vehicles

Paul Newsome

Williams is pleased to announce that Paul Newsome has been promoted to the position of Chief Technical Officer for Williams Advanced Engineering; the division of Williams that adapts F1 based technologies for a range of commercial applications. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 19

Superstarsworld hits the track in Algarve

GTSprint kicks-off with practice 1, Mercedes SLS joins the pack

Mercedes SLS 49 of Fontes-Barbosa The fifth round of the 2013 SUPERSTARSWORLD got underway today at the Algarve circuit in Portimão as the series’ Teams and Drivers are looking forward to tomorrow’s qualifying. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 10

Allison move ‘brilliant’ for Ferrari – Anderson

“That would be a brilliant move”

2013-02-08 - Lotus F1 Team - Jerez - James Allison 00Gary Anderson, a veteran formula one engineer, thinks James Allison is the right man to join Ferrari. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 12

Superstarsworld, a perfect fit for young racers

Christian Klien backs the SWR-promoted series as a breeding ground for young racing prospects

Superstars - Christian KlienSuperstars logoThe Austrian driver, who scored an incredible debut win last season at the Hungaroring, has been favourably impressed by the championship’s competitive level. A former F1 driver of 58 Formula 1 starts with Jaguar, Red Bull, Honda and HRT, Klien considers SUPERSTARS one of the best proving grounds for young drivers. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 29

De la Rosa ‘proud’ of Alonso’s respect

Pedro de la Rosa on Monday said the fact Fernando Alonso “wants” to work with him at Ferrari has made him “very proud”.

Ferrari - Pedro de la Rosa2012-09-02 - HRT F1 Team - Belgium - Fernando Alonso - Pedro de la Rosa 01The fact test driver de la Rosa has joined his countryman and former McLaren colleague at the Italian team for 2013 was interpreted by some as a further sign of the increasing influence wielded by Spaniard Alonso at Ferrari. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 29

Ferrari’s Jean Todt turned me down – de la Rosa

Ferrari turned down Pedro de la Rosa when the Spaniard was first on the market as a test driver.

Jean Todt2011-06-10_0046The 41-year-old is now regarded as arguably F1′s very best test driver, who has been signed by Ferrari for 2013 and will drive the team’s 2013 car at Jerez next week. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 12

In addition to regular drive Max Pigoli, the Jaguar-powered team welcomed a talented roster including brit tom onslow-cole, italians Andrea Boffo and Ezio Muccio

Superstarsworld: Ferlito Motors eager to get back on-track for more success in 2013

Superstarsworld - SparcoSuperstarsworld - Max PigoliFerlito Motors experienced a largely positive 2012 season. The team, managed by Vincenzo Ferlito, gave proof of strength throughout the year as they fielded two Jaguar XFR racecars powered by a SUPERSTARS-style 5.0-litre V8 engine developing more than 550 horsepower. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 18

‘Top’ man Gillan leaves Williams – report

Mark Gillan, chief operations engineer, has left Williams.

Mark Gillan  portrait2012-02-24 - Williams F1 - Alex Wurz - Valtteri Bottas - Mark GillanCiting the confirmation of a team spokeswoman, Reuters news agency reports that Gillan – who only joined the famous British team just over a year ago – wants to “spend more time with his family”. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 12

Jaguar scraps $1m Williams supercar

Plans for a $1 million hybrid Jaguar supercar in collaboration with F1 team Williams have been scrapped.

2011-05-06 - AT&T Williams - Jaguar - CX75 (1)2011-05-06 - AT&T Williams - Jaguar - CX75 (7)In 2011, it was announced the famous Oxfordshire based team had teamed up with the Tata-owned British carmaker Jaguar to create the 200 mile per hour, ultra low-emission C-X75. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 02

Lauda denies becoming Mercedes’ new ‘strong man’

Niki Lauda has vowed “no compromise” amid speculation he is the new strong man at Mercedes.

2012-06-10_05132012-09-22 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Singapore 04Some insiders have drawn a parallel between the triple world champion’s new arrival as non-executive chairman at Mercedes and his role at Jaguar early last decade. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 18

Curitiba’s double race-winner Antonio Pizzonia and Italian F3 champion Sergio Campana will both be on the grid of the Sonoma Auto GP round

Pizzonia and Campana on the grid in Sonoma

Auto GP World SeriesSonomaThe former F1 driver and the Italian young talent will be team-mates at Zele Racing, meaning that the Austrian team will boast a top-notch line up for the season grand finale. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 01

HRT wants to keep de la Rosa beyond racing days

HRT would like to keep Pedro de la Rosa on the books, even after his driving days are over.

2012-07-21 - HRT F1 Team - Germany - Pedro de la Rosa 012012-06-09_0317The Spanish veteran is already under contract for 2013, but the team’s technical director Toni Cuquerella said HRT also values his contribution off the track.

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Jul 18

Pizzonia joins Auto GP in Curitiba

With Ombra Racing 
 
Antonio Pizzonia portraitAuto GP logoHome hero Antonio Pizzonia is the latest addition to the Auto GP grid for the Curitiba event: the Brazilian driver will take part in the first overseas round of the Series taking the wheel of the #23 car lined-up by Ombra Racing. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 05

Max Pigoli looks forward to next Superstars Series round to bring the Ferlito Motors Jaguar XFR back on the podium

 

“I hope to be back really quick and be on-shape for the next round at Spa-Francorchamps” – Max Pigoli

Superstars - Max PigoliSuperstars logoAt his sixth season in the FG GROUP-promoted championship, Max Pigoli is still one of the most popular names in Superstars, also thanks to his rich resume which also includes one Italian title scored in the top V8-powered competition aboard a Jaguar in 2006.

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Jul 05

Horner denies claims he could replace Ecclestone

Christian Horner has emphatically denied suggestions he might be the next Bernie Ecclestone.

2011-11-26 - Red Bull Racing - Brazil - Bernie Ecclestone - Sebastian Vettel - Christian Horner2011-11-26 - Red Bull Racing - Brazil - Christian Horner - Bernie EcclestoneAlready very close to the sport’s 81-year-old ‘supremo’ Ecclestone – who is at the middle of a potentially-damaging corruption affair – the name ‘Horner’ is often mentioned in the paddock as perhaps Ecclestone’s preferred successor.

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May 28

F1′s Sato almost wins Indy 500

Former F1 driver Takuma Sato almost won Sunday’s running of the fabled Indy 500.

Indy 500 - 2012 logoTakuma Sato 2012-02-03Instead, the Japanese 35-year-old, the former Jordan, Honda and Super Aguri driver until 2008, crashed into the wall after an audacious last-lap attempt to pass Dario Franchitti, who went on to win under yellow flags. Read the rest of this entry »

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