Category Archive: Formula One

Jul 26

Pirelli announces compound choices and mandatory sets for the 2016 Brazilian and Abu Dhabi Grands Prix

These are the tyres that Pirelli has said must be used at some point in the race

2016-03-10 - Pirelli announces compound choices and mandatory sets for the 2016 Grand Prix Of SpainPirelli will bring the following three compounds to round 20 of the 2016 Formula One season in Brazil*, to be held (November 10-13) on the Interlagos circuit.

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Jul 26

Ecclestone’s mother-in-law kidnapped in Brazil

The ransom figure is the largest ever demanded in a kidnapping in Brazil
2016-06-09_0599 Bernie Ecclestone’s mother-in-law has reportedly been kidnapped in Sao Paulo with an estimated ransom of 120 million Brazilian Reals (£27.9m).
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Jul 25

Raikkonen lashes out after Verstappen, qualifying incidents

Raikkonen started down in 14th position after being caught out by rapidly evolving track conditions during qualifying
Kimi Raikkonen has echoed Ferrari team-mate Sebastian Vettel in branding the inconsistency in the Formula 1 regulations as a ‘joke’ after disagreeing with decisions made over Max Verstappen’s robust defence in the Hungarian Grand Prix and not fully enforcing the 107 per cent ruling in qualifying. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 24

Formula One teams Hungarian Grand Prix race report

Hungarian Grand Prix Formula One race report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Budapest. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 24

Hamilton grabs F1 lead with Hungarian GP win

Daniel Ricciardo completed the podium
Lewis Hamilton has moved into the lead of the Formula 1 World Championship standings for the first time in 2016 with a comfortable victory over Nico Rosberg in the Hungarian Grand Prix.
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Jul 24

Mercedes undecided on whether to green light ‘Halo’

Drivers were shown a presentation detailing the pros and cons of the divisive concept
2016-07-08-Friday-0006 Toto Wolff says he is yet to decide whether he will vote in favour of or against the so-called ‘Halo’ cockpit protection device at this week’s crunch Strategy Group meeting, but insists his Mercedes vote will be on safety factors only. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 23

Formula One teams Hungarian Grand Prix qualifying report

Hungarian Grand Prix Formula One qualifying report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Budapest. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 23

‘Three strikes’ policy for track limit abuse

The FIA also confirmed there will be a ‘zero tolerance’ approach to track limits abuse in qualifying
Drivers have been warned they will receive a likely drive-through penalty if they are deemed to have abused track limits on more than three occasions during this weekend’s Hungarian Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 22

Formula One teams Hungarian Grand Prix free practice report

Hungarian Grand Prix Formula One free practice report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Budapest. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 22

Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula 1 Team and Nico Rosberg sign contract extension

Nico has been a core member of the Silver Arrows since the team returned to the sport in 2010

2016-07-22 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula 1 Team and Nico Rosberg sign contract extension We are delighted to announce that the Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula 1 Team has signed a two-year contract extension with Nico Rosberg for the 2017 and 2018 Formula One seasons. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 22

Renault Sport Formula One Team marks 110th anniversary of First Grand Prix win

Renault won the first-ever official Grand Prix held in 1906 with its revolutionary Type AK car

Renault won the first-ever official Grand Prix held in 1906 with its revolutionary Type AK car Renault won the first-ever official Grand Prix held in 1906 with its revolutionary Type AK car Renault Sport Formula One Team yesterday celebrated the 110th anniversary of its maiden Grand Prix win with a glittering event in downtown Budapest, Hungary.

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Jul 22

Hamilton top as Mercedes dominates Hungary FP1

Mercedes wasted no time in establishing their advantage once the surface was dry
Lewis Hamilton has topped first free practice for the Hungarian Grand Prix as Mercedes exerted a sizeable early margin over Ferrari and Red Bull Racing at the Hungaroring. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 22

United Autosports parades former British Grand Prix race winner in Silverstone Classic

Ex-Jackie Stewart March set to race in three-day extravaganza

United Autosports parades former British Grand Prix race winner in Silverstone Classic United Autosports will be a star attraction at the Silverstone Classic next weekend (29-31 Jul) when the Anglo-American team parades an ex-British Grand Prix winning car and another rare machine that finished second at Silverstone in a non-championship Formula One race.

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Jul 21

Manor Racing strengthens leadership team

Thomas Mayer is appointed CEO

10 - Manor Racing Manor Racing today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Thomas Mayer as Chief Executive Officer. Mayer, previously Chief Operating Officer at Renault Sport F1, joins the team on 1 August 2016.

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Jul 21

FIA tweaks radio rules ahead of Hungarian GP

FIA introduced a clampdown on team-to-driver communications
2016-07-10-Sunday-0142 The FIA has clarified the regulations regarding what can and cannot be communicated to drivers during a race following a request from F1 teams to better define what would contravene the rules. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 21

Formula One teams Hungarian Grand Prix preview

Hungarian Grand Prix Formula One preview

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Budapest. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 20

Longbow Finance S.A. will acquire Sauber Holding AG

The Sauber Group is pleased to announce the change of its ownership

08 - Sauber F1 Team Following the signing of the acquisition agreement with the current shareholders, Longbow Finance S.A. will fully acquire Sauber Holding AG which is the ultimate holding company of the Sauber Group.

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Jul 20

Williams announces new partnership with Thales

Thales will deliver state-of-the-art cyber security solutions

Williams logo Williams (ticker: WGF1) is pleased to announce a new technical partnership with Thales, the leader in critical information systems, cyber security and data protection.

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Jul 20

How old Hungary is F1’s new recipe for success

Breathtakingly intensive
Tight, twisty, dusty and difficult to overtake on, the Hungaroring was met with a rather lukewarm response when it made its landmark F1 debut in 1986, a stark contrast to the scorching weather it would become synonymous with almost every year thereafter. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 20

Tales from the paddock: Formula 1, DTM and AMG Customer Sports

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2016 season

DTM, Zandvoort. Mercedes-AMG DTM Team, Mercedes-Benz, DTM, Christian Vietoris, BWT Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM Robert Wickens Lucas Au This is what happened: Weekend’s results & facts. News from the Mercedes-AMG motorsport teams. Three questions for Ulrich Fritz. Social media news: What’s new online? This week’s important dates and events.

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