Tag Archive: Silverstone

Apr 16

The hunt for the 2014 FIA Formula 3 European Championship title is on

The race weekend at Silverstone will be contested by a total of 27 drivers
FIA Formula 3 European Championship logoThis weekend, the FIA Formula 3 European Championship kicks off its 2014 season at Silverstone’s 5.891-kilometre GP circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 16

Alpine ready to join battle

The Alpine A450 will be shared by Nelson Panciatici and Paul-Loup Chatin

Alpine A450 - photo Alpine A year ago, Alpine made its eagerly-anticipated racing comeback at Silverstone – and Signatech-Alpine went on to clinch the 2013 European Le Mans Series crown. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 15

Mark looks back (and forward) at Silverstone

“We have had a very long and testing build-up to the first race”

Mark Webber - Porsche “I always look forward to racing at Silverstone and this weekend will be no exception when I return as a Porsche works driver LMP1.” Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 11

WEC in a (wheel) nut shell

What is the WEC and what are the categories involved?

Mark Webber logo Ten months after announcing his exciting new career with Porsche in the Silverstone paddock, Mark will return there next week to race at the wheel of a Le Mans prototype for the first time since 1999.

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Apr 11

Title sponsor removed from Force India sidepods

Force India has denied it is set to split with its title sponsor Sahara.

2014-02-27_0017 - Sahara Force India F1 Team - Bahrain - Sergio Perez The Indian conglomerate is headed by Subrata Roy, who is currently sitting in jail for failing to pay billions in refunds to investors. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 05

Silverstone likes the sound of ‘new’ F1

“We’ve just got to re-adjust our volume”

Silverstone circuit Organisers of the British grand prix have counted themselves out of the controversy surrounding the milder sound of F1′s new V6 engines. 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 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 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 »

Mar 03

Getting race ready with Mark

The preparation for a race starts long before the driver puts his helmet

Mark Webber logo Racing drivers from different categories had the chance to spend time training, talking fitness and preparation with Mark on Saturday during the Get Race Fit event at the Porsche Human Performance Centre at Silverstone. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 28

Innovative Silver Arrow powers into a new era of Formula One

A Landmark Year for Formula One and Mercedes-Benz

2014-01-28 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - W05 (4) The Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team today unveiled the F1 W05, its 2014 challenger, at the Circuito de Jerez in southern Spain.

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Jan 28

‘Far too early’ to predict title win – Wolff

“It’s far too early at this stage to talk about the championship”

2013-06-08_0128 Anticipation is high as Mercedes, tipped as a 2014 championship favourite, prepares to reveal its new silver and black W05. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 24

Silver Arrow leads into new era of Formula One

The car completed a total of 40 km before dusk

02 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team Mercedes AMG Petronas today completed a first day of running with a full 2014 specification Formula One car during a filming day at Silverstone. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 24

New Force India also has ‘anteater’ nose

Force India’s 2014 car will also feature a Williams-like ‘anteater’ nose.

2014-01-22 - Sahara Force India F1 Team - VJM07 Although the Silverstone based team beat Williams to releasing a computer-generated image of its new car, Force India’s picture depicted the VJM07 only from the side. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 24

Astana-backed Juncadella is Force India reserve

Daniel Juncadella has become a reserve driver at Force India.

2014-01-24 - Sahara Force India - Daniel Juncadella It was already rumoured the 22-year-old Spaniard would join the Silverstone based team, after the logo of his sponsor Astana, promoting the Kazakh capital, appeared on the livery of the 2014 car. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 09

Force India to have unique chassis ‘hump’ – report

The unloved ‘step noses’ of 2012 mainly disappeared last year

06 - Sahara Force India F1 TeamForce India will feature Telmex colours in 2014 and an unique ‘hump’ on the top of the monocoque, the Italian publication Omnicorse reports. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 13

Perez hopes to impress ‘top team’ in 2014

“Hopefully I can do that and have another chance in a top team in a winning car.”

2013-06-09_0551 Force India has completed its all-new 2014 driver lineup, confirming Sergio Perez as Nico Hulkenberg’s teammate. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 13

Sutil, di Resta moving on after Force India axe

Both of Force India’s race drivers this year are now looking for new jobs.

2010-09-03 - Force India F1 Team - Paul di Resta - Adrian Sutil The Silverstone based team is heading into 2014 with Nico Hulkenberg alongside Sergio Perez, ousting both Adrian Sutil and Paul di Resta. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 12

Force India looks set to announce the identity of Nico Hulkenberg’s teammate for 2014.

Force India to announce Hulkenberg’s teammate

20130705-0010The Silverstone based team told its 165,000 followers on Twitter that supremo Vijay Mallya will take part “in a very special media event in London” on Thursday. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 09

Nico Hulkenberg insists he is having to be patient as he waits for a front-running car.

Patient Hulkenberg still waiting for winning car

2013-12-03 - Sahara Force India - Dr Vijay Mallya and Nico HulkenbergThe highly rated German was almost signed by Ferrari for 2014. Told by the Kolner Express newspaper that he might have been Fernando Alonso’s teammate had Kimi Raikkonen not “lost patience” with Lotus, he answered: “It was a shame. Read the rest of this entry »

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