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DHL will be supporting the team during the GP2 opening round at Bahrain
Racing Engineering is pleased to announce its new partnership with DHL, the world’s largest express network and the logistics company for the world. . Racing Engineering and DHL not only share the colours red and yellow in their corporate image, but also the passion for motorsports, their never-ending pursuit of speed, precision and excellence.
Sergio Canamasas approaches his second and last week of testing scheduled by the GP2 Series
The Barcelona-born driver will be the only Spaniard on the entry list for Bahrain once again, this time at the wheel of a Dallara GP2/11 entered by MP Motorsport. The season starts at Bahrain International Circuit in mid-April.
Pirelli has nominated the tyres that will be used in the grands prix of Australia, Malaysia, China and Bahrain: the first four races of the 2015 season.
Pirelli announces tyre nominations for first four Grands Prix of 2015 season
Qatar, the small Arab country, looks set to break F1’s record for the highest-paying grand prix host.
F1 business journalist Christian Sylt, who is close to the sport’s chief executive Bernie Ecclestone, cited ‘sources’ in reporting that Qatar looks set to pay about $78 million a year beginning with its first race no later than 2017.
Human rights organisation Amnesty International has criticised Abu Dhabi in the days before F1’s high-profile and glitzy season finale
Political criticism of grand prix hosts like Bahrain and China is common, but a report entitled ‘There is no freedom here’ published this week by Amnesty said violations by the United Arab Emirates “has gone largely ignored by the world”.
Unprecedented security at a grand prix will accompany Russian president Vladimir Putin’s visit to the inaugural race on Sunday.
F1’s regular television broadcasters have been told that when Putin’s security personnel scramble radio frequencies to prevent potential bombs being triggered, live video images and microphones will possibly go dead temporarily.