Tag Archive: Spa-Francorchamps

Jul 25

Shell invites Alonso and Räikkönen to demonstrate some of the world’s most energy efficient cars at Spa

La Source Corner, Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium

2014-07-25 - Shell-Eco-marathon2 Ahead of the 2014 Formula 1 Shell Belgian Grand Prix, Shell invites you to join Scuderia Ferrari drivers Fernando Alonso and Kimi Räikkönen as they drive concept vehicles of the future on the historic Spa-Francorchamps track. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 15

New Caterham chiefs to axe ugly 2014 nose

“We obviously have a lot of work to do”

2014-06-07_0874 The distinctive nose at the front of Caterham’s 2014 car could be the popular victim of a development push by the backmarker team. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 29

Max Verstappen unbeatable at Norisring

Following his clean sweep at Spa-Francorchamps, the Dutchman also won all three races at Norisring

F3 - Max Verstappen Max Verstappen (Van Amersfoort Racing) is the first driver to score two consecutive triple victories in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 29

Fifth win in a row for Max Verstappen

The son of ex-Formula 1 driver Jos Verstappen did everything right and won

F3 - Nosiring - 30 Max Verstappen - Van Amersfoort Racing - 31 Tom Blomqvist - 5 Jordan King Max Verstappen (Van Amersfoort Racing) also prevailed in the rain at Norisring and claimed his fifth consecutive win in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 28

Max Verstappen twice on pole position

He claimed the pole positions for the two races on Sunday

F3 - 30 Max Verstappen (NLD, Van Amersfoort Racing, Dallara F312 - Volkswagen), Max Verstappen (Van Amersfoort Racing) currently is in great shape: first of all, he won the 16th season round of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship at the 2.3 kilometres long Norisring. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 28

Max Verstappen also wins at Norisring

The race at the Norisring in Nuremberg had plenty of action

F3 - Norisring Following his triple victory at Spa-Francorchamps, 16-year-old Dutchman Max Verstappen (Van Amersfoort Racing) continued his winning streak at the 2.3 kilometres long Norisring.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 24

Let’s meet… Tatiana Calderón

At Spa-Francorchamps she delivered in impressive style and scored her first championship points

Tatiana Calderon Tatiana Calderón (Jo Zeller Racing) is the only girl-racer on the FIA Formula 3 European Championship grid and in her second season as competitor in the planet’s most competitive young-gun series she wants to demonstrate that she has got what it takes to match the pace of her fast male opponents. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 01

Carlos Sainz strikes again at Spa

Sunday’s Formula Renault 3.5 Series race at Spa-Francorchamps gets under way at 15:05

Carlos Sainz strikes again at SpaA lights-to-flag winner yesterday, points leader Carlos Sainz (DAMS) is well placed to repeat the feat on Sunday, after securing his fifth pole of the Formula Renault 3.5 Series season at Spa-Francorchamps. Read the rest of this entry »

May 31

Carlos Sainz untouchable at Spa-Francorchamps

Championship leader, Carlos Sainz (DAMS) scored his third win in the Formula Renault 3.5 Series this season.

Carlos Sainz - Spa 2014 The Red Bull Junior Team driver ran the table at Spa-Francorchamps, increasing his lead in the general classification after running away from the field in dominating fashion.

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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 28

Ready to attack Spa-Francorchamps

“The Spa-Francorchamps circuit is a proper challenge for both the drivers and the machines”

Ready to attack Spa-FrancorchampsThe second meeting of the World Series by Renault will be held this coming 31 May and 1 June at Spa-Francorchamps, one of the most liked tracks of the drivers.

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May 03

WEC: A one-two for the AF Corse Ferraris at Spa-Francorchamps

FIA World Endurance Championship - 6 Hours of Spa Race

2014-05-03 -  WEC - Spa - Ferrari (5) It didn’t take long for Ferrari to make up for the disappointment of the opening round at Silverstone of the FIA WEC (World Endurance Championship) today at Spa-Francorchamps.

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Apr 30

Marco Bonanomi comes back in FIA WEC at Spa-Francorchamps with the Audi R18 e-tron quattro

 FIA WEC 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps « General rehearsal »

Audi R18 e-tron quattro After a long wait is finally time to feel again the race atmosphere for Marco Bonanomi. This weekend’s WEC round in Belgium a few weeks before the legendary Le Mans 24 Hours will provide the teams with the opportunity to hone their weapons for the blue riband event of the endurance year. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 11

Vettel to be father in one month – report

Hanna Prater is already eight months pregnant

2013-10-24 - Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel - 99006Although news of girlfriend Hanna’s pregnancy broke only this week, fatherhood is set to arrive imminently for world champion Sebastian Vettel. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 20

Webber deploying ‘tricks’ to keep motivation

“This question’s getting pretty boring”

2013-05-12 - Red Bull Racing - Spain - Mark Webber (8)Mark Webber has admitted his waning motivation will be stretched even further as he contests the final seven grands prix of his career in 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 04

Report – Michelin tried F1 tyre at Le Mans test?

Michelin may have been preparing for its possible return to formula one next year for some time.

2013-04-20 - Pirelli - Bahrain - 06Rumours the French marque is in the running to either compete against the sport’s sole supplier Pirelli next year, or replace the Italian brand altogether, gained in strength recently at Spa-Francorchamps. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 27

Alonso hopes bad luck strikes Vettel

“He is on track to break all of Michael Schumacher’s records.”

2013-06-09_0234Fernando Alonso has admitted his championship hopes would get a boost if Sebastian Vettel crashes at the start of a grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 26

Button plays down McLaren exit talk

Jenson Button has played down suggestions he is on the market for 2014.

2013-06-07_0694The 2009 world champion said he was only being mischievous when, on Thursday at Spa-Francorchamps, he informed journalists that McLaren team boss Martin Whitmarsh has not yet taken up the option on his contract. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 26

Red Bull plays down chance of Monza dominance

Designer Adrian Newey is also unsure

2013-06-09_0984Red Bull is playing down expectations Sebastian Vettel will continue his dominance next weekend at Monza. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 26

Horner, Ricciardo, deny Webber’s 2014 seat news

 “I have never known a driver sign another driver.”

Daniel Ricciardo - photo © FRANÇOIS FLAMAND  DPPI Christian Horner and Daniel Ricciardo have denied Mark Webber’s suggestion the decision about his 2014 successor is already made. Read the rest of this entry »

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