Tag Archive: Tyrrell

Dec 05

2014 rules ‘an opportunity for small teams’ – Capelli

“The big challenge will be to put it all together.”

GTSprint - Ivan CapelliA former grand prix driver thinks 2014 could be an opportunity for F1′s smaller teams to compete with their powerful rivals. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 14

Epsilon Euskadi’s Villadelprat convicted

Corruption and negligence

Epsilon EuskadiThe final chapter in Epsilon Euskadi’s failed bid to enter formula one took place this week in a Spanish court. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 28

150 and counting…

McLaren’s historic 150th pole position

02 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes2012-07-21 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Germany - Lewis Hamilton 04On the occasion of McLaren’s historic 150th pole position in World Championship Formula 1 racing, eight senior Woking men answer the question “Do you remember your first time?”

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Apr 18

Ecclestone confirms Concorde row with Mercedes

Ecclestone proposes ‘Grand Slam’ F1 races and backs customer cars, not budget cap

2012-04-15 - Chinese Grand Prix - Pirelli - Marco Tronchetti - Bernie EcclestoneBernie Ecclestone has confirmed he is still at loggerheads with Mercedes over the new Concorde Agreement. The German carmaker’s team is the big missing name, after F1 chief executive Ecclestone announced recently he has agreed terms with “the majority” of the teams including Ferrari, McLaren and Red Bull.

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Mar 24

Mercedes yet to agree new Concorde – report

Mercedes may have withheld its signature from the new 2013 Concorde Agreement because of a disagreement about bonus money.

04- Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 TeamMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team white logo.jpgThat is the claim of Germany’s authoritative Auto Motor und Sport, hot on the heels of Bernie Ecclestone’s news on Saturday that the “majority” of teams – including grandees Ferrari, Red Bull and McLaren – have now agreed terms. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 09

Lotus signs Renault’s Nielsen before Caterham rebirth

Steve Nielsen, who left Renault in June, has re-emerged at Team Lotus.

Steve Nielsen  portrait2011-10-29 - Team Lotus - India - 02Team boss Tony Fernandes revealed that he offered Nielsen, Renault’s long-serving sporting director, the same role at Team Lotus a year ago.

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Nov 08

Steve Nielsen joins Team Lotus as sporting director

Replacing Dieter Gass

Steve Nielsen  portrait2011-10-29 - Team Lotus - India - 02Team Lotus has today confirmed that Steve Nielsen will be joining the Anglo / Malaysian team as Sporting Director from December 12th 2011, replacing Dieter Gass who is moving on after playing an integral role in helping Team Lotus establish itself as a viable contender for long-term success in Formula One in its first two years.

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Mar 23

Herbert to be F1 steward in Australia

Johnny Herbert will make his fourth appearance as a formula one steward this weekend in Melbourne.

Johnny HerbertAustralian Grand PrixThe former three-time grand prix winner made his debut in the white FIA shirt in Malaysia last year, and then returned to officialdom in Turkey and then Brazil. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 16

The Historic Formula 1 Cars return to the 2011 Canadian Grand Prix

First-ever visit of James Hunt’s McLaren M-26 and the return of Mario Andretti’s Lotus 79

Michel Flageole2010-06-11-0272Due to the tremendous success of the vintage Formula 1 cars with the fans at last year’s Canadian Grand Prix, organizers have decided to renew the invitation to the owners-drivers of Historic Grand Prix for the upcoming June 10, 11 & 12 event. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 05

World-renowned ex-F1 engineer joins United Autosports’ GT3 program

Trevor Foster commits to British-based team’s future

United Autosports LogoTrevor Foster Ultra-experienced Trevor Foster (GB) has joined United Autosports as Race Engineer & Technical Director. Foster’s illustrious career spans over 40 years, running teams in Formulae Ford 1600, 2000 and Three before working in Formula One with Tyrrell, Team Lotus, Jordan and BAR.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 01

Son of ex-F1 driver admits US GP ‘boost’

The 2012 US grand prix could be good news for the son of an Irish former formula one driver.

Conor Daly - Rick ForsytheFormula 1 United States Grand Prix57-year-old Derek Daly drove in the late 70s and early 80s for the likes of Tyrrell and Williams, later becoming a US citizen after switching to the CART series and settling in Indiana. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 01

Herbert to make third steward appearance in Brazil

His best finish at Interlagos was fourth

Johnny HerbertJohnny Herbert 2Johnny Herbert will make his third appearance in 2010 as a formula one steward this weekend. The 46-year-old Briton, who won three grands prix during his career spanning 165 races until 2000, debuted in the role in Malaysia and then wore an FIA shirt again in Turkey. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 23

‘Team orders’ steward Sullivan back to work in Singapore

Danny Sullivan will be in the stewards room this weekend in Singapore.

Danny SullivanThe 1985 Indy 500 winner debuted in the FIA’s new driver-representative role at Hockenheim in July. There, he was famously involved in the decision to fine Ferrari $100,000 and summon the team to the World Motor Sport Council for imposing illegal team orders. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 11

Epsilon Euskadi eager for FIA’s 13th team decision

FIA’s decision about the 13th team entry is due late this month.

Epsilon EuskadiJoan Villadelprat is eager for the FIA to make its decision about the identity of F1′s thirteenth team for 2011. The formula one veteran, who has worked at Tyrrell, McLaren, Ferrari, Benetton and Prost, is now pushing to bring his own Le Mans prototype and junior single seaters team Epsilon Euskadi onto the grid. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 22

Danny Sullivan to be driver steward in Germany

This weekend at Hockenheim

Danny Sullivan1985 Indy 500 winner Danny Sullivan will be the former driver in the formula one stewards room this weekend at Hockenheim. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 05

Johansson returns to Audi

With United Autosports for epic 24 hour race in Belgium

Stefan Johansson will return to the wheel of an Audi this summer when the Swede drives a R8 LMS GT3 sports car for United Autosports in the Spa 24 Hours (31 July-1 August).The 53-year-old Los Angeles-based Scandinavian is a veteran of almost twenty 24 Hour races and won the legendary Le Mans 24 Hours in 1997 but will actually be making his début in the annual twice-around-the-clock Belgian encounter. Read the rest of this entry »

May 26

Herbert to be F1 steward again in Turkey

Johnny Herbert will this weekend once again act as F1′s driver steward.

The 45-year-old Briton, who won three grands prix during his career spanning 165 races until 2000, debuted in the role in Malaysia. Read the rest of this entry »

May 04

Todt to visit 2011 hopeful Epsilon Euskadi on Tuesday

A press conference is then scheduled for the afternoon.

Epsilon EuskadiEpsilon Euskadi could be set to take another step towards becoming F1′s thirteenth and final team for the 2011 season. We reported in March that the Spanish outfit would apply for the berth following the FIA’s invitation for expressions of interest. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 17

Mika Salo to be F1 steward in 2010

“The invitation comes a week before the race.  It comes when it comes,” said Salo.

Mika Salo has become the latest former driver to agree to become a fourth formula one steward in 2010. The 43-year-old Finn contested more than 100 grands prix until 2002 with the likes of Lotus, Tyrrell, Arrows, BAR, Ferrari, Sauber and Toyota. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 25

Tom Kristensen to be F1 driver steward in Australia

He has won Le Mans no fewer than 8 times

Tom Kristensen has been named as the driver representative on the F1 stewards panel at this weekend’s Australian grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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