Category Archive: Formula One

Feb 27

McLaren, Red Bull hit trouble as F1 testing begins

The team went on to stress that it expects to see the car out on track again today

McLaren, Red Bull hit trouble as F1 testing beginsRed Bull and McLaren have suffered the ignominy of being the first teams to hit problems as pre-season F1 testing for the 2017 season began in Spain. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 26

Scuderia Toro Rosso launches STR12 (+video)

On the eve of the first day of pre-season testing, Scuderia Toro Rosso revealed its 2017 challenger, the STR12

2017-02-26 - Scuderia Toro Rosso STR12 launch (2) Drivers Daniil Kvyat and Carlos Sainz unveiled the car, featuring a stunning new livery, in the Barcelona-Catalunya Circuit pit lane this evening. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 26

Haas F1 Team: VF-17 Propels Haas F1 Team Into Second Season

New Car Embodies Haas Automation’s ‘Bigger, Better, Faster, Lighter’ Mantra

2017-02-26 - Haas F1 Team VF-17 (7) Haas F1 Team’s 2017 challenger in the FIA Formula One World Championship, the VF-17, made its official debut today via the organization’s social media platforms and website. It hits the track Monday for the first day of preseason testing at Circuit de Barcelona – Catalunya.

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Feb 26

The RB13 revealed (+videos)

Red Bull guns for Mercedes with the RB13

2017-02-26 - Red Bull Racing - RB13 Stroke that rabbit’s foot, grab that four-leaf clover, fling that horseshoe and crank up the Stevie Wonder, because after a long winter’s wait Red Bull Racing’s 2017 challenger, the RB13, is here.

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Feb 25

Williams reveals FW40 for the New Era of Formula One

The Williams Mercedes FW40 was revealed online today ahead of pre-season testing in Barcelona

2017-02-25 - Williams Martini Racing - FW40 (5) This is a precursor to the first pre-season test at the Circuit de Barcelona, where the car will be seen on track for the first time with Felipe Massa behind the wheel on Monday 27th February.

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Feb 25

What’s up Bro?

In 2013, the Belgian Stoffel Vandoorne fought for the championship against Danish Kevin Magnussen

What’s up Bro?Vandoorne, who had recently joined the McLaren Young Driver Programme, was a rookie in the championship but he opened the standings with one important victory in his debut in Monza with a Fortec Motorsports car. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 24

New Era becomes Official Headwear Partner of Mclaren-Honda

As part of a three-year deal

2017-02-24 - New Era becomes Official Headwear Partner of Mclaren-Honda 1 McLaren-Honda is delighted to announce a new global partnership with New Era, which sees the company becoming the official authentic headwear provider of the Formula 1 team.  Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 24

Antonio Giovinazzi will replace Pascal Wehrlein in first pre-season test in Barcelona

“It is a pity that I cannot be in the car during the first test days” – Pascal Wehrlein

2017-02-24 - Antonio Giovinazzi will replace Pascal Wehrlein in first pre-season test in Barcelona Pascal Wehrlein will not be driving during the first pre-season test, taking place from the 27th February to 2nd  March 2017 at the Circuit de Catalunya, in Barcelona. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 24

Williams and JCB announce new partnership

The agreement is one of a number that will be made following the appointment of Lance Stroll

Williams and JCB announce new partnership Williams Martini Racing and construction equipment manufacturer JCB are proud to announce a new partnership ahead of the 2017 season.

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Feb 24

Ferrari sets sights on F1 title with SF70H

Ferrari has revealed the car it expects to challenge for its first Formula 1 drivers’ title in a decade, the SF70H

2017-02-24 - Scuderia Ferrari - SF70H 07Revealed in somewhat brief online presentation from Fiorano, the SF70H is the latest F1 car to be launched based on the heavily revised 2017 technical regulations.

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Feb 24

McLaren-Honda MCL32 launch (updated, +videos)

New colour scheme

2017-02-24 - McLaren-Honda MCL32 launch Most strikingly apparent is the MCL32’s new colour scheme, which blends old-school McLaren history with contemporary thinking on vehicle livery design.

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Feb 23

Pirelli Barcelona test

Pirelli To Be Title Sponsor Of The Grands Prix In Spain, Hungary And Belgium This Year

Pirelli Pirelli Takes To The Track With More Than 3500 Tyres At Pre-Season Testing In Barcelona: The Debut For This Year’s New Wider Tyres On The All-New 2017 Cars.  Wet Testing Will Take Place On Thursday March 2 Using An Artificially-Dampened Track, To Focus On The Cinturato Intermediate And Full Wet Tyres. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 23

Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport launches W08 EQ Power+, looks ahead with excitement to 2017 challenge

New car livery includes electric blue visual signature to denote Hybrid powertrain

2017-02-23 - Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport - W08 EQ Power+ (4) 2017 challenger christened W08 EQ Power+, launched exclusively online to fans in innovative 360 degree live broadcast during 100 km Filming Day in Silverstone, UK.

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Feb 23

Hamilton: The big unknown is Red Bull

“I hope it’ll be close so we’ll be fighting with Red Bull and Ferrari. That’s what the fans want to see.”
Hamilton: The big unknown is Red BullLewis Hamilton says the 2017 F1 technical regulation revamp is ‘a completely new slate’ for all the teams and has already picked out Red Bull as the rival he’s most intrigued to understand.
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Feb 23

Alfonso Celis Jr third driver in Force India for 2017

Alfonso Celis Jr has been officially presented as the third driver in the Force India

2017-02-22_0029 The Fortec Motorsports Mexican driver will combine his duties as the third driver in the Force India Formula 1 team with his participation in the World Series Formula V8 championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 22

First exclusive video clip of the Sauber C36-Ferrari on track

Filming day for the Sauber F1 Team

The Sauber C36-Ferrari hit the race track for the first time at the Circuit de Catalunya ahead of the 2017 Formula One World Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 22

Sahara Force India launched its 2017 season today offering fans and media their first look at the team’s new car, the VJM10

Sahara Force India reveals new look for 2017 season

2017-02-22 - Sahara Force India VJM10 Silverstone circuit was the venue as Sergio Perez and Esteban Ocon pulled back the covers to reveal the team’s dynamic new look including an updated livery and expanded partner portfolio.

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Feb 22

VTB Group becomes the Event Title Partner for the 2017 Formula 1 VTB Russian Grand Prix

VTB Group is proud to announce that it is the Event Title Partner for the Formula 1 Russian Grand Prix

VTB Group becomes the Event Title Partner for the 2017 Formula 1 Vtb Russian Grand Prix The company’s logo and name have been included into the logo and name of the event and VTB has obtained additional advertising, marketing and communication options. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 22

2017 McLaren-Honda Young Driver Programme members revealed

McLaren-Honda Young Driver Programme offers focused and personal guidance in every aspect of a young driver’s craft

McLaren-Honda Young Driver Programme McLaren-Honda is pleased to announce the recruitment of another exciting talent to its Young Driver Programme, following Stoffel Vandoorne’s successful graduation to a Formula 1 race seat for the 2017 season alongside Fernando Alonso.  Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 22

Mercedes launch: Mercedes teases first look at W08

Blue and green graphic swooshes appear over the central bodywork

Mercedes teases first look at W08The Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 team has released a series of teaser images of the new W08 car ahead of its official unveiling at Silverstone on Thursday. Read the rest of this entry »

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