Tag Archive: Autosport

Nov 17

Williams reveals iconic line-up for Autosport International

The experiential centrepiece Williams will be creating to mark its 40th anniversary at the pinnacle of motor racing

Williams, FW07, Nigel Mansell Williams is delighted to announce that it will be showcasing some of its most iconic cars at next year’s Autosport International Show, which takes place 12th – 15th January 2017 at the NEC, Birmingham. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 14

Finalists announced for the Autosport Williams Engineer of the Future Award

Williams and Autosport are pleased to announce the names of the five finalists for the 2017 Autosport Williams Engineer of the Future Award

Williams logo The annual award, which was introduced at last year’s event, names an engineering student from a UK university as a rising star of Formula One engineering and supports them with an accelerated career development programme at Williams.   Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 01

WEC: Improved safety measures installed at the Porsche Curves

SAFER barriers, most commonly used in US racing, have been installed on the outside of the first part of the Porsche Curves

The run-off and gravel trap have also been extended at the final right-hander of the Porsche Curves. ACO Sporting Manager Vincent Beaumesnil told the British magazine Autosport that he believes it is the first time that the SAFER system has been used on a road course in Europe. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 30

Williams and Autosport launch second year of Engineer of the Future Award

This year it is a pleasure to welcome Richard Parry-Jones CBE to the esteemed judging panel
2016-03-30 - Williams and Autosport Launch Second Year of Engineer of the Future AwardFollowing the success of the inaugural Autosport Williams Engineer of the Future award, Williams is pleased to continue working with AUTOSPORT to begin the search for this year’s winner.

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Jan 08

Sky Sports F1 joins Williams at Autosport International

Sky Sports F1 will bring along a host of its most famous presenters

Williams logo Another major part of the F1 paddock will join next week’s Autosport International with news that UK and Ireland TV broadcaster Sky Sports F1 will be hosting a number of shows at the NEC throughout the event from January 14-17 for the visiting fans. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 17

Felipe Massa joins Williams stars at Autosport International

Williams Martini Racing driver Felipe Massa will lead a line-up of famous Williams faces at Autosport International this January
2015-06-06_0517 Also starring at the NEC as part of a major Williams feature will be Williams Martini Racing Deputy Team Principal, Claire Williams, and Chief Technical Officer Pat Symonds, giving fans exclusive insight into the world of Formula One.

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Nov 25

British Formula 1 legend Damon Hill Obe to headline Autosport International

Damon Hill OBE, 1996 Formula 1 World Champion, confirms attendance at Europe’s premier pre-season motorsport show.

2015-10-25_41605 Autosport International 2016 is delighted to confirm the attendance at the NEC this coming January of one of the most popular British Formula 1 drivers in motorsport history: Damon Hill OBE. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 12

Formula 3 driver Lance Stroll set for Williams F1 development role

Formula 3 driver Lance Stroll is poised to take up a driver development role with the Williams Formula 1 team, Autosport understands.

Lance Stroll 1 Sources have confirmed the 17-year-old Canadian and advisor Luca Baldisserri have been in discussions with Williams about taking up a position at Grove. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 26

Finalists announced for the Autosport Williams Engineer of the Future Award

Winner formally announced at the annual Autosport Awards on 6th December 2015
Williams logo Williams and Autosport are pleased to announce the names of the five finalists for the inaugural Autosport Williams Engineer of the Future Award, an exciting new annual award that will name an engineering student from a UK university as a rising star of Formula One engineering and support them with an accelerated career development programme at Williams. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 15

No more new teams to join F1 in 2016 – FIA

Two teams submit applications to join the Formula 1 grid, neither able to meet the FIA’s criteria

FIA flag-2014No more new teams will join Haas on the Formula 1 grid next season, the FIA has announced. Applications for prospective new teams to join the sport in either 2016 or 2017 were opened in May, with the original deadline set for the end of June, before later being extended to the end of July. Two teams submitted plans, but neither made the grade. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 13

CORE autosport scores first PC victory Of 2015

Bennett, Braun Extend Points Lead

2015-07-12-2252Watching various problems strike most of their rivals in the Prototype Challenge (PC) class, Jon Bennett and Colin Braun drove a trouble-free race to capture their first victory of the season in the No. 54 Flex-Box/Composite Resources ORECA FLM09.

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Dec 24

Formula E car to star at Autosport Show

The Formula E car will have pride of place on the Autosport stand at next year’s Autosport International Show

Spark-Renault SRT_01E to make an appearance at AUTOSPORT ShowThe world famous event is Europe’s biggest racing car show. Held in the Birmingham NEC from January 8-11, it is visited by over 200,000 fans and features displays from most of the leading racing car manufacturers and suppliers.

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Dec 07

Williams teams up with Haymarket to create New Engineering Award

The Autosport Williams Engineer of the Future Award
Williams logo Williams (Ticker: WGF1) is pleased to announce that it is teaming up with AUTOSPORT to create a new annual award that will name an engineering student from a UK university as a rising star of Formula One engineering and support them with an accelerated career development programme.

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Dec 04

McLaren Autosport BRDC Award winner to be crowned at Autosport Awards

Britain’s brightest young motor sport prospect set for major career boost

McLaren Autosport Award logo The 2014 McLaren Autosport BRDC Award winner will be announced at the star-studded Autosport Awards ceremony at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel this Sunday (7 December), with the recipient set to follow in the wheeltracks of motor racing legends Jenson Button, Dario Franchitti and David Coulthard. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 15

Bianchi future unclear amid Marussia uncertainty

Jules Bianchi has revealed he is not sure he will still be driving for Marussia beyond 2014.

IMG_4100 The 25-year-old Frenchman, who is the cream of Ferrari’s driver development ‘academy’, has impressed since debuting last year with the backmarker team. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 13

Marussia, Lotus hit back at 2014 doubts

Marussia has hit back at suggestions it might be in dire health.

2013-03-23 - Marussia F1 Team - Malaysia - Jules Bianchi(1) The backmarker team’s place on the newly-released official 2014 entry list was marked with a conditional asterisk. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 03

Alonso manager plays down McLaren deal ‘fiction’

“What you’re saying is formula one fiction” – Abad

2013-06-09_1451McLaren may not have given up on signing Fernando Alonso for its new Honda-powered era beginning in 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

Reports of biggest F1 budget ‘fantasy’ – Ferrari

“It would be easy to deny the figures with facts”

2013-06-05_0110Ferrari has hit back at reports in a famous British magazine that its budget is the highest in formula one. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 10

Marussia owner Nikolai Fomenko wants his F1 team to be powered by its own engines

Marussia wants own F1 engines by 2016

2013-03-17 - Marussia F1 Team - Australia - Jules BianchiAs current engine supplier Cosworth departs, the team announced in July it has agreed a ‘long-term’ deal to be powered by Ferrari’s new turbo V6 from 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 03

Exclusive Autosport contracts top engineer Remi Lanteigne

One of North America’s leading formula car engineers

Exclusive Autosport logoExclusive Autosport is pleased to announce that Remi Lanteigne will be the Formula 1600 team’s engineer for the 2013 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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