Tag Archive: Australian GP

Feb 26

Gian Carlo Minardi: “Which scenario would be expected with the 107% rule?”

“At this point I think it’s necessary to revise the 107% rule, without ruling it out”

Minardi logo On Thursday 27th Formula 1 will go back to the Sakhir circuit, where the last session of pre-season test will take place until March 2nd – before the Australian GP, which is scheduled for March 16th, takes place. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 25

Mark’s return to Albert Park

The Australian driver will take to the track on two feet

Mark Webber - Champions-Edge Despite announcing his retirement from Formula One racing, Mark Webber will be back on track at Albert Park during Australian GP week. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 04

Williams F1 Team testing schedule

Jerez test Schedule

08 - Williams F1_q0c3731_snippetAs planned Williams will run the 2012 FW34 in order to continue development work ahead of the FW35 launch on 19 February in Barcelona. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 05

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Mar 04

Who Works In Formula One 2012 edition now available

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Oct 16

Stoner does it in style for his second title with Bridgestone

Round 16: Australian GP – Race

MotoGP - Australia - Repsol Honda Team - Casey StonerMotoGP - Australia - Phillip Island - Casey Stoner - Ducati - Nicky HaydenCasey Stoner was crowned the 2011 MotoGP World Champion in Australia today with a characteristically dominant victory at Phillip Island, on his birthday, and marking a number of milestones including his second world crown.

(Flagworld’s photo album)

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Oct 15

Stoner top in qualifying using the new softer rear Bridgestone

Round 16: Australian GP – Qualifying

MotoGP - Australia - Repsol Honda Team - Casey StonerMotoGP - Australia - Yamaha Factory Racing - Jorge LorenzoCasey Stoner continued his dominant form at Phillip Island today with his fourth consecutive pole position at his home Grand Prix, prompting adoring fans to rename the venue ‘Casey’s Island’. His best lap came using the soft front slick and the softer option rear.

(Flagworld’s photo album)

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Oct 14

Stoner sets pace on opening day in Australia

Round 16: Australian GP – Free Practice One & Two

MotoGP - Australia - Yamaha Factory Racing - Jorge LorenzoMotoGP - Australia - Repsol Honda Team - Casey StonerCasey Stoner got his home Grand Prix off to a great start today, heading the timesheets in both free practice sessions aboard his Repsol Honda machine. As the conditions changed between the two sessions, Stoner’s best lap actually came in the morning’s session, as it did for half of the riders in the top ten, and was just 0.4seconds off the lap record.  Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 02

More points for Mahindra at Motegi

 Japanese Grand Prix, Motegi – Race Report
 
Mahindra Racing logoMotoGP - Estoril - Mahindra - Danny WebbMahindra rider Marcel Schrötter finished in the points again at Motegi, with 12th place adding to his personal tally and reinforcing the team’s third place in the manufacturers’ championship as the end of the season approaches. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 30

Cosworth’s engineering debrief: Australian GP

Setting the Scene

CosworthCosworth CA2010 F1 race engine - BLOODHOUND SSC 3The Australian Grand Prix is one of the five toughest tracks on the calendar from Cosworth’s perspective. As the season-opening race, it was the first occasion for teams and drivers to experience the rigours of a full race weekend with their new spec cars. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 27

Ecclestone ‘happy’ to discuss Melbourne GP axe

Bernie would be “happy” to scrap the race

Bernie Ecclestone-11-2010Grand Prix d'Australie - Melbourne 09-2010Bernie Ecclestone has angrily hit back at calls for the Australian grand prix to be moved away from Melbourne. The city’s Lord Mayor Robert Doyle said recently that the annual Albert Park event is no longer value for money for the Victorian state taxpayer. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 13

Qantas stays as Australian GP naming sponsor

“We are proud to renew our naming rights sponsorship” – Alan Joyce

QantasAustralian Grand PrixAustralian airline Qantas is staying put as the naming sponsor of next year’s formula one race in Melbourne. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 22

Australian Grand Prix may be the last race this season for Rossi

There are five races left to finish the MotoGP Championship

Loris Capirossi Misano crashThe Yamaha Italian rider, Valentino Rossi, could end his season at the Iveco Australian Grand Prix in order to move up his shoulder surgery, which would leave him no options for the 2010 MotoGP title only two dates before the end of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 16

Aus government defends huge F1 race loss

Australian GP costs taxpayers $50m – report

Australian Grand PrixThe state Victorian government has defended its record spending on the Australian grand prix. It emerged on Thursday that now with an almost $50 million loss annually, the Melbourne race in 2010 cost taxpayers more than double the bill of just four years ago. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 08

Calder Park not eyeing Australian GP

Jane organised non-championship F1 races at Calder Park between 1980 and 1984

Calder ParkA major redevelopment of Melbourne’s Calder Park Raceway is taking place, but owner Bob Jane has played down reports the track could be an alternative host for the Australian grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 02

Schu expects ‘longer’ wait to be on pace

“We have a problem when we’re driving behind the others” -Schumacher

2010-03-14 - Mercedes GP - Michael Schumacher Monster EnergyMichael Schumacher on Friday warned that Mercedes is unlikely to be setting the pace in formula one for some time yet. The W01 is consistently named among the quickest four cars in 2010, and with a big upgrade due at Barcelona next month, the team’s optimism about joining the ultimate pace has been high. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 30

Todt to tell teams of local GP nation ‘protocols’

“The protocol will be about a list of what can be done in this country”

FIA president Jean Todt will respond to the lingering saga following incidents involving Lewis Hamilton and Mark Webber during the 2010 Australian GP event. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 30

Brake supplier not taking blame for Vettel spin

The Italian company also said Vettel’s wheel nut had been “correctly tightened at the pitstop”.

2010-03-27- Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel 9Red Bull brake supplier Brembo has issued a statement to clarify that its products did not cause Sebastian Vettel’s retirement in Melbourne. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 29

Kovalainen to sit out practice after coin toss

Team boss Fernandes not running Lotus team

2010-02-27 - Lotus F1 Racing - Tony Fernandez - Mike Gascoyne 012010-03-27 - Lotus F1 Racing - Heikki Kobvaleinen 01The loss of a coin throw means Heikki Kovalainen will sit out Friday morning practice ahead of this weekend’s Malaysian grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 27

Saturday news briefs from Melbourne

More Saturday news briefs from Melbourne
Even more Saturday news briefs from Melbourne

Mark Webber thrilled a big crowd of his countrymen at Albert Park on Saturday afternoon by setting the quickest time in the pre-qualifying practice session.  His Red Bull set more than one lap good enough for the top spot, two tenths ahead of Fernando Alonso’s Ferrari as well as Michael Schumacher. Read the rest of this entry »

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