Formula One teams Singapore Grand Prix free practice report

Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix Formula One free practice report

150x80-flagworldf1 Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers at Marina Bay Street Circuit.

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Shell supplies Scuderia Ferrari with motor oil made from natural gas

Scuderia Ferrari will use this motor oil for the first time on the track at the 2014 Singapore Grand Prix

2014-06-07_1212 Scuderia Ferrari is heading out onto the F1 track at Singapore this weekend running on a higher performing Shell Helix Ultra motor oil containing Shell PurePlus Technology.

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Vettel ‘the right man for Ferrari’ – Ecclestone

Bernie Ecclestone has named struggling world champion Sebastian Vettel as “the right man for Ferrari”.

2014-07-17 - 99000 - Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel Rumours last week that Red Bull’s Vettel and Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso might sensationally swap seats for 2015 were roundly denied by all sides. (more…)

Kingsley named 2014 Toyo Tires F1600 Championship Rookie of the Year

Kingsley will return to on track action next weekend at the Circuit Mont Tremblant Fall Classic

2014-07-27-1951 Exclusive Autosport driver Jeffrey Kingsley captured Rookie of the Year (ROTY) honours at the season finale of the Toyo Tires F1600 Championship September 13 and 14 at the BEMC Indian Summer Races at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park.

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FIA backtracks on car performance radio clampdown

The FIA has backtracked over its total clampdown on “performance”-related radio communications in formula one.

2014-06-04_0030 The earlier-announced comprehensive clampdown has been discussed at length in the Singapore paddock, but team managers went into Thursday’s long meeting with Charlie Whiting arguing that it should in fact be relaxed for now. (more…)

Sep 18

Speed 51 TV to air 52nd Thunder Road Milk Bowl live PPV

The famous event will take place on Saturday and Sunday, October 4-5, 2014.

Thunder Road The nation’s leading short track racing internet supplier, Speed51.com, owned and operated by NASCAR television broadcaster Bob Dillner from Charlotte, North Carolina, has entered into an agreement with Thunder Road International Speedbowl in Barre, VT to have the 52nd annual People’s United Bank Milk Bowl broadcast on the 51 TV pay-per-view schedule of events. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 18

Britain West take Vice Championship in Toyo Tires F1600

“This past weekend at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park was another great showing for our team”

Britain West Motorsport “Combination of Mygale chassis and rising star Chase Pelletier propel Canadian-based formula car team to new heights at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park.” Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 18

Smoke haze over Singapore for GP

A haze is hanging over Singapore’s skies ahead of the highly popular night race.

GP2 - Marina Bay - Singapore The city-state’s environmental agency said air pollution has reached “unhealthy” levels in the past days, due to rainforest fires in nearby Indonesia. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 18

Drivers welcome FIA radio clampdown

“All the fans were cheering so it looks like the right way to go”

2014-03-17 - Sahara Force India F1 Team - Australia - 2014 drivers Mercedes’ title-warring teammates are the first F1 drivers to welcome the FIA’s banning of “performance”-related radio communications. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 18

Only ‘subtle details’ troubling Vettel in 2014 – Webber

“At this level, the way F1 is, that’s all about how a driver gets those last 2-3 crucial tenths out of the car.”

2014-07-19 - 99038 - Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel Mark Webber thinks “small, subtle details” are all that is holding back his former F1 colleagues Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 18

Marchionne attitude ‘positive’ for Ferrari – Surer

An F1 pundit thinks long-time president Luca di Montezemolo’s departure is good news for Ferrari.

2012-06-10_0424 Marc Surer, a Swiss former grand prix driver, thinks the early noises being made by Montezemolo’s successor Sergio Marchionne are honest and positive. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 18

Shell zooms in for a brilliant finish with Scuderia Ferrari and Lego® alongside Kimi Räikkönen

Partnering for success – Shell, Ferrari and LEGO®

2014-09-17 - Shell - Kimi with LEGO carsMembers of the media were treated to a thrilling race of miniature proportions this afternoon as Shell restated its history of successful collaboration with Ferrari and LEGO® in conjunction with the recent global launch of the new Shell V-Power LEGO collection in Singapore. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 18

Sainz ‘very upset’ with Verstappen signing

Carlos Sainz jr’s famous father has expressed disappointment with Red Bull’s decision-making in 2014.

GP3 - Carlos Sainz Jr (MW Arden) Earlier, 20-year-old Spaniard Sainz jr was regarded as the undoubted cream of the energy drink’s driver development programme, and therefore the favourite to make his F1 debut in 2015 with Toro Rosso. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 18

Susie Wolff not disappointed with Williams role

Susie Wolff insists she is not disappointed she did not get promoted by Williams for the 2015 season.

20131020-0081 Along with fellow F1 tester Simona de Silvestro, who works for Sauber, the 31-year-old Scot is the closest female driver to the F1 race grid. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 18

Billionaire now looking to buy Marussia – report

Lawrence Stroll may now have moved his attention from Sauber to Marussia.

2011-06-08_0017 In the paddock at Monza recently, it was strongly rumoured that the Canadian fashion industry billionaire and racing enthusiast was in detailed negotiations to buy financially embattled Sauber. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 18

Kobayashi keeps Caterham seat for Singapore

Kamui Kobayashi will stay at the wheel of his green Caterham for this weekend’s Singapore grand prix.

2014-06-08_0727 After Andre Lotterer took his place at Spa as the team’s new management seeks sponsored drivers, media reports had suggested Roberto Merhi, Andrea Caldarelli and Roman Rusinov were now next in line for Kobayashi’s cockpit.
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Sep 18

Eurov8series back on-track at Sachsenring

Mercedes, Chevrolet, Audi to challenge for title in Germany

EuroV8Series logo After a long summer break, the Eurov8series is about to go back on-track this weekend (September 20th and 21st) at Sachsenring. The German venue will be hosting a single race in the penultimate round of the 2014 series, capping in a spectacular fashion three 30-minute sessions, two of free practice and one of qualifying. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 18

IMSA News And Notes: Circuit of The Americas

FOX Network To Showcase Austin, Road Atlanta Races

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship logo The final two races of the 2014 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship inaugural season will be featured in a pair of two-hour telecasts on the FOX network. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 18

Chasers can help break record at New Hampshire

NASCAR National Series News & Notes

NASCAR logo Thirteen different drivers have taken the checkered flag in the last 13 races at New Hampshire Motor Speedway – tied with Texas Motor Speedway for the all-time record streak without a repeat winner. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 17

We will be at Kawartha to win” – Louis-Philippe Dumoulin

The #47 WeatherTech Canada/ Bellemare Group team is ready

2014-08-09_2765 Passion, Performance and Partnerships will prove meaningful during the ultimate event of the season which will occur this weekend on the oval track of the Kawartha Raceway, Fraserville, Ontario.

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Sep 17

Mitchell Gilbert enjoys testing himself in a Lamborghini Gallardo during GT Asia stint

Testing a Lamborghini Gallardo with Fun88 Racing

Mitchell Gilbert - Fun 88 With a few weeks before the next round of the GP3 Series, ADD Motorsports driver Mitchell Gilbert was delighted to travel ‘home’ for a one-off race in GT Asia. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 17

Toyo Tires F1600 racing champion reflects on title success

Tristan DeGrand – Driver Q&A

2014-08-09_0133 Tristan DeGrand captured the Toyo Tires F1600 Championship last weekend and for the 18-year-old St Louis racer, his title success is beginning to sink in following an outstanding season competing in Canada’s leading junior open-wheel racing series. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 17

Busy Doctor Poordad finds true relaxation, fun behind wheel of Porsche GT3 Cup Car

“My day-to-day life is very stressful” – Poordad

Fred Poordad, front, is contending for championships in Gold Cup and Gold Masters with just four races remaining this season. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 17

F1600 in Focus Watkins Glen and VIR videos are online

More videos released

F1600 in focus logo Two more F1600 in Focus short videos have been released, featuring highlights from the F1600 Formula F Championship races at Watkins Glen and VIR.

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Sep 17

Mercedes AMG Petronas and IWC Schaffhausen renew partnership

Official Engineering Partner of the team

02 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One TeamThe Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team is pleased to confirm the extension of its team partnership with IWC Schaffhausen for a further three years.

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