Category Archive: Formula One
Lewis Hamilton and many more stars of Formula One unite to support charity work ahead of Barcelona test
CharityStars.com, in conjunction with Pirelli, the official tyre supplier to F1, are delighted to be handling the on-line pre-bidding of the auction
Formula One is the pinnacle of motor sport – and many F1 luminaries are combining to create an unprecedented auction of personal racing items to raise money for children in need of special care.
Bottas joins Mercedes as Rosberg replacement for F1 2017
Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas will race for the Silver Arrows in 2017. Valtteri Bottas becomes the 11th driver to compete in Formula One with the Silver Arrows. Nico Rosberg accepts ambassadorial role with Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport. Toto Wolff: “It’s time to see how Valtteri can step up to challenge for wins and Championships”. Valtteri Bottas: “I’m grateful to Mercedes for trusting my skills and giving me this opportunity”
The BRDC president and former F1 racer turned FIA steward believes that one of the issues currently is that a lot of the rules and regulations are influenced by the top drivers to the detriment of those further back and ultimately that is not only hurting them, but the other drivers on the grid and the sport as a whole.
McLaren intends to start negotiations with Fernando Alonso about a new contract “a few races” into the 2017 F1 season, executive director Zak Brown has revealed.
Alonso re-joined McLaren on a three-year deal in 2015, and while he has previously said he is 100% committed to the team, he hasn’t stood on the F1 podium now since Hungary 2014, when he was in his final season with Ferrari, and his last win was in Spain the previous year. The Spaniard has also hinted at a possible exit should the new formula this season not provide the ‘extreme’ challenge he craves.
Red Bull Racing is therefore delighted to announce that in the pursuit of that competitive advantage
In a sport where reaction time is crucial, a Formula One team’s ability to instantly respond to changing conditions – on track, on the pit wall and across a rapidly evolving development car battle, can spell the difference between victory and defeat.