Tag Archive: Autosport

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 »

Jul 31

Team Barracuda – BHA Notes & Quotes: Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio

I’m very excited about Mid-Ohio.” – Alex Tagliani

Mid Ohio logoTeam Barracuda - BHA logoWe were able to do some testing last week and the car felt great. I think overall, Team Barracuda – BHA is very excited and appreciative to be where I think we deserve to be. Edmonton was evidence of that.

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Apr 06

Group Lotus no longer Lotus team sponsor

Group Lotus will no longer sponsor the formula one team that bears its name.

2012-03-14 - Lotus F1 Team - 03Lotus LogoBut – as F1’s perpetually bizarre ‘Lotus’ saga takes another twist – the Enstone based team, formerly Renault, will continue to be known as Lotus in the coming years. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 27

Press tips ‘small advantage’ for Red Bull

Most leading specialist publications see Red Bull as the continuing pacesetter in formula one.

2012-02-23 - Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel 012012-02-09 - Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel - Mark WebberIn their recent analysis, outlets including Auto Motor und Sport (Germany), La Gazzetta dello Sport (Italy) and Autosport (Britain) believe world champion Sebastian Vettel again resides the best car ahead of the 2012 season. “They still have an advantage, but it’s smaller,” agreed Jenson Button, according to Brazil’s O Estado de S.Paulo.

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May 18

Get on the starting grid for 24 Hours of Karting at Le Mans

46 teams of eight drivers will compete in the event

Karting Le Mans 2010 Circuit Karting Alain ProstThe historic Le Mans La Sarthe complex, France, will once again echo to 24 hours of racing when the Karting Le Mans 2011 event descends on the Circuit Karting Alain Prost on October 15th/16th, 2011. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 22

Schumacher snubbed in magazine’s top 50 drivers list

Drivers for all major motor racing series around the world are eligible for the top 50.

2010-07-24 - Mercedes GP - Michael Schumacher 022010-10-10 - Mercedes GP - Michael Schumacher 01Michael Schumacher does not feature in an authoritative magazine’s ranking of the top 50 racing drivers of 2010. The editor of the British print magazine Autosport, often described as the ‘bible’ for motor sport fans, said the seven time world champion missed the cut because he “wasn’t very good” on his return to formula one this year. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 06

Force India admits ‘seat available’ for 2011

Speculation swirled in the Singapore paddock two weeks ago

2010-09-26 - Force India - Vitantonio Liuzzi 01Vitantonio Liuzzi has played down rumours Force India is planning to replace him at the end of the season. Speculation swirled in the Singapore paddock two weeks ago that the Silverstone based team’s rookie ‘Friday’ driver Paul di Resta has secured a deal to move into a race cockpit in 2011. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 27

Jacques Villeneuve set for Stefan seat fitting

In Stefan GP’s car in Cologne on Monday, AUTOSPORT has learned

Team boss Zoran Stefanovic has said that the 1997 world champion is close to a deal with the Serbian squad, which continues to push for a place in the 2010 Formula 1 field. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 23

Sauber missing from latest FIA entry list

The entry list features just 12 teams

Sauber is not yet showing on the FIA’s latest 2010 entry list. The governing body said in December that the Swiss team’s application to race this year in the place of the departed Toyota had been “successful”. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 12

Reports – Red Bull to skip Valencia, more testing for USF1

American team USF1 has been given an extra two days of straightline or wind tunnel testing.

USF1Unlike the bulk of the established F1 teams, Red Bull will reportedly not appear with its new car at the first pre-season test at Valencia early next month. Read the rest of this entry »

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