Tag Archive: Sergey Sirotkin

Jul 13

Formula Renault 3.5 Series: Roberto Merhi back in contention before summer break

On Sunday, Roberto Merhi (Zeta Corse) took his second victory in this year’s Formula Renault 3.5 Series.

Roberto Merhi back in contention before summer breakSix years after his win at the Nürburgring in the Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0, the Spaniard has won on this same circuit ahead of the Lotus duo of Matthieu Vaxiviere and Marlon Stockinger. In the championship, Roberto Merhi is now second overall, 39 points behind countryman Carlos Sainz (DAMS), who was eliminated in a first corner incident.

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Jul 12

Formula Renault 3.5 Series: A perfect day for Carlos Sainz

Carlos Sainz (DAMS) returned to his winning ways on the return of the Formula Renault 3.5 Series to the Nürburgring.

A perfect day for Carlos SainzStarting from pole, his sixth of the season, the Red Bull Junior Team driver led from start to finish for the victory ahead of Roberto Merhi (Zeta Corse) and Sergey Sirotkin (Fortec Motorsports).

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Jul 11

Formula Renault 3.5 Series: Roberto continues on his Merhi way

Sauber F1 Team reserve driver, Sergey Sirotkin (Fortec Motorsports) posted the quickest time in the morning session.

Roberto continues on his Merhi wayWinner two weeks ago in Moscow Roberto Merhi (Zeta Corse) was quickest in the Formula Renault 3.5 Series collective tests. In the return of the World Series by Renault premier class at the Nürburgring, the Spaniard, who was victorious on this same circuit in the Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 in 2008, set the fastest lap on Friday stopping the clock in 1:42.179 to lead the Red Bull Junior Team drivers, Pierre Gasly (Arden Motorsport) and Carlos Sainz (DAMS).

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Jul 05

Sauber to stay with Ferrari power in 2015

Swiss team Sauber has notably struggled in 2014, but it will not change its engine supplier for 2015.

IMG_6513 According to word from Silverstone, Lotus is poised to announce its switch from struggling Renault to leading Mercedes power for 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 28

In front of his countrymen, Sergey Sirotkin (Fortec Motorsports) has taken his maiden victory in the Formula Renault 3.5 Series.

Sergey Sirotkin, the Tsar at home

Sergey Sirotkin, the Tsar at homeStarting from pole, also his first in the category, the Sauber F1 Team reserve driver was joined on the podium by Zoel Amberg (AVF) and Pietro Fantin (International Draco Racing) at the end of a race where the top three in the general classification remained blocked on the grid.

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Jun 27

Sergey Sirotkin on top at home

At the Moscow Raceway

Sergey Sirotkin on top at homeSauber F1 Team reserve driver, Sergey Sirotkin (Fortec Motorsports) was quickest in the Formula Renault 3.5 Series collective test.

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Jun 25

Sirotkin says de Silvestro role ‘a marketing ploy’

Sergey Sirotkin has denied his future at Sauber is being overshadowed by the Swiss female driver Simona de Silvestro.

2013-08-21 - Sauber F1 Team - Sergey Sirotkin 05 Funded by her wealthy backers, de Silvestro – who also ran at Fiorano in April – returned to track action this week in a 2012 Sauber at the Valencia circuit, Spain’s El Mundo Deportivo reports. Read the rest of this entry »

May 30

The Formula Renault 3.5 Series drivers with links to F1 led the way during the collective tests at Spa-Francorchamps

Sainz and Sirotkin, lead the way at Spa

Sainz and Sirotkin, lead the way at SpaChampionship leader and Red Bull Junior Team driver, Carlos Sainz (DAMS) set the fastest lap of the day in 1:59.139, ahead of Sauber F1 Team reserve driver Sergey Sirotkin (Fortec Motorsports).

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May 10

Russian crisis has stopped F1 sponsor talks

Russian sponsors have now “come to a standstill”

The Crimean crisis has thwarted sponsor talks between Russian companies and Sauber, the Swiss formula one team admitted. Read the rest of this entry »

May 05

Russian GP ‘unrealistic’ amid Crimean crisis

An unofficial asterisk is still hovering above this year’s inaugural running of the Russian grand prix.

Bernie Ecclestone - Vladimir Putin Earlier, F1 legend and Mercedes team chairman Niki Lauda dismissed suggestions the sport should boycott the Sochi event amid the escalating Crimean crisis. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 30

Nuclear millions powering de Silvestro’s F1 push

The nuclear lobby is powering Simona Silvestro’s push for a Sauber race seat in 2015.

2014-04-26 - Sauber F1 Team - Simona De Silvestro 01 That is the claim of the Swiss newspaper Blick, as it revealed some of the secrets behind the 25-year-old female driver’s recent F1 test debut at Fiorano. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 15

US sanctions endanger Sirotkin’s career – report

Sergey Sirotkin’s F1 future is suddenly in doubt

2013-09-27 - Sauber F1 Team - Sergey Sirotkin 01 Closely linked with a Russian rescue deal that reportedly saved Sauber from financial collapse last year, the 18-year-old is backed by Russia’s SMP bank. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 11

Sauber’s female driver to make F1 test debut

Simone de Silvestro will shortly make her formula one test debut.

2014-03-02 - Sauber F1 Team - Hinwil - Simo De Silvestro (2) The 25-year-old female Swiss driver, best known for her Indycar exploits, recently became “affiliated” with the Ferrari-powered Sauber team. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 09

Formula One teams Bahrain testing report day 2

Formula One day 2 test report

150x80-flagworldf1 Today’s testing report from Formula One teams & drivers at Bahrain International Circuit

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Apr 08

Formula One teams Bahrain testing report day 1

Formula One day 1 test report

150x80-flagworldf1 Today’s testing report from Formula One teams & drivers at Bahrain International Circuit

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Mar 26

Simone de Silvestro rates her chances of joining the grand prix grid in 2015 with Sauber as “good”

De Silvestro’s F1 race chance ’1 per cent’ – report

2014-03-02 - Sauber F1 Team - Hinwil - Simo De Silvestro (2) Last month, the Swiss team signed up the 25-year-old Indycar driver, nominating her as “an affiliated driver” of the Hinwil based outfit. 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 »

Mar 18

Sauber patient amid slow-moving Russian deal

Sauber insists its Russian rescue deal remains on track.

2014-02-27_0011 - Sauber F1 Team - Bahrain - Adrian Sutil Originally set to feature the teen Sergey Sirotkin on the 2014 grid, talk of the Swiss team’s Russian buy-in has now quietened in the F1 paddock. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 14

Simona De Silvestro becomes Sauber F1 Team affiliated driver

Sauber signs up female driver de Silvestro

2014-01-31 - Sauber F1 Team - Adrian Sutil (2) The Sauber F1 Team is pleased to announce that Simona De Silvestro will become an affiliated driver. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 26

The Sauber F1 Team presents the Sauber C33-Ferrari

The Sauber C33-Ferrari will be rolled out in Jerez de la Frontera 

2014-01-26 - Sauber F1 Team - Sauber C33-Ferrari 02 On its website (www.sauberf1team.com) the Sauber F1 Team today presents the new Sauber C33-Ferrari with which its two drivers, Esteban Gutiérrez (MX, 22) and Adrian Sutil (DE, 31), will be lining up on the grid for the start of the 2014 FIA Formula One World Championship.

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