Tag Archive: Belgian Grand Prix

Aug 28

Formula One teams Belgian Grand Prix race report

Belgian Grand Prix Formula One race report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Spa-Francorchamps.

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Aug 28

Rosberg keeps his cool to win chaotic Belgian GP

Numerous incidents through the field – including a red flag stoppage in the wake of a high-speed Eau Rouge shunt
2016-07-08-Friday-0068 Nico Rosberg has returned to winning ways at Spa-Francorchamps with an untroubled run to victory in an otherwise chaotic Belgian Grand Prix, as Lewis Hamilton limited the damage to his championship lead with a charge to third. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 27

Formula One teams Belgian Grand Prix qualifying report

Belgian Grand Prix Formula One qualifying report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Spa-Francorchamps.

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Aug 27

Rosberg denies Verstappen for Belgian GP pole

With Hamilton guaranteed to start towards the back of the grid
2016-06-10_1017 Nico Rosberg is well placed to claw back significant ground on penalised leader Lewis Hamilton in the Formula 1 World Championship standings after claiming pole position for the Belgian Grand Prix at Spa-Francorchamps. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 26

Formula One teams Belgian Grand Prix free practice report

Belgian Grand Prix Formula One free practice report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Spa-Francorchamps.

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Aug 26

Gi Group and Scuderia Toro Rosso in new partnership

Gi Group appointed Official HR Partner to Scuderia Toro Rosso  to work on recruitment in the automotive sector

07 - Scuderia Toro Rosso Scuderia Toro Rosso is pleased to announce the signing of a three-year agreement with Gi Group S.p.A., Italy’s leading multinational in the employment market, with headquarters in Milan. The Gi Group logo will appear on Carlos Sainz’s and Daniil Kvyat’s race suits and race underwear as from the 2016 Belgian Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 26

Hamilton guaranteed minimum 15-place grid drop

Mercedes has confirmed Lewis Hamilton will take at least 15 positions worth of penalties for the Belgian Grand Prix this weekend

2016-07-09-Saturday-0034 The championship leader will receive a new MGU-H that takes him outside of his allowed allocation, landing him a 10 place grid penalty. Together with a new Turbo Charger, ICE and MGU-K, Hamilton has accumulated 15 positions worth of grid penalties. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 25

Formula One teams Belgian Grand Prix preview

Belgian Grand Prix Formula One preview

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Spa-Francorchamps..

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Aug 24

Recharged Rosberg using Spa ‘like a clean slate’

With F1 returning to action at Spa
2016-07-08-Friday-0062 Nico Rosberg says he’s keen to put the opening half of the 2016 F1 championship behind him and wants to use the Belgian Grand Prix as a fresh start in his bid to slash Lewis Hamilton’s points lead. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 23

McLaren ‘pushing the limits’ of MP4-31

McLaren and Honda have been working hard over the summer break to seek a step forward
2016-06-11_0107 Jenson Button says McLaren-Honda is continuing too ‘push the limits’ of its package as it continues its steady trajectory back towards the front of the grid over the second-half of the 2016 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 22

You never get a boring race at Spa – Perez

“Spa is one of the most historical tracks; one of those kids dream about, with legendary corners like Eau Rouge” 2016-07-09-Saturday-0075 Sergio Perez sees the Belgian Grand Prix as the ideal race to reignite the F1 championship after the summer break and is aiming to pick up where Force India left off in its hunt for Williams and fourth in the constructors’ standings.

Aug 05

Belgian Grand Prix selected sets per driver

Belgian Grand Prix: August 26 – 28 2016

The FIA communicated to Pirelli each team’s tyre choices for the forthcoming German Grand Prix (Hockenheim 29-31 July)

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Oct 02

Rosberg not nervous in combat after Spa clash – Wolff

Toto Wolff doesn’t believe Nico Rosberg is displaying more caution in his driving

Rosberg not nervous in combat after Spa clash - WolffToto Wolff dismisses the suggestion that Nico Rosberg’s confidence in wheel-to-wheel combat with Lewis Hamilton has been affected by their infamous Spa clash. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 12

Hamilton prefers excitement of ‘freestyling’

Unlike some of his newer F1 rivals, Lewis Hamilton says he doesn’t need a simulator to practice his overtaking moves…

2015-06-07_1776 Lewis Hamilton has shown throughout his F1 career that he likes to go his own way, leaving his own distinct impression on things – and he insists that overtaking on the racetrack is no different Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 05

Drivers urged not to publically shame Pirelli

“If one of them has got problems, they should talk to the people making the problems” – Ecclestone

Drivers urged not to publically shame PirelliDrivers are reminded to ‘express opinions in the right manner’ when discussing Pirelli following public criticism after the Belgian Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 02

Wolff warns against Mercedes complacency

Toto Wolff says it can only take ‘one bad weekend’ to have a big effect on the Formula 1 World Championship

2015-02-26 - Mercedes AMG Petronas - Barcelona - Lewis Hamilton - Toto WolffMercedes’ advantage at the head of the F1 standings may now stand at a mammoth 184 points, but Toto Wolff doesn’t see it as a reason to get complacent. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 01

Vettel tyre failure results to be presented at Monza

Pirelli will present findings at Monza to explain why Sebastian Vettel suffered his dramatic tyre failure in the Belgian Grand Prix

Vettel tyre failure results to be presented at MonzaPirelli says it will reveal its findings at Monza to explain why Sebastian Vettel suffered his dramatic tyre failure in the Belgian Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 25

The World Series by Renault drivers discover the world of F1

During the running of the Belgian Grand Prix, three among them met with the F1 decision-makers at Spa-Francorchamps

Dean Stoneman, Christian Horner, Matthieu Vaxiviere & Tom Dillmann at (...)To offer its competitors the greatest chance to move on to the highest level of the sport, Renault Sport Technologies and Renault Sport F1 invited the drivers of the World Series by Renault for a behind the scenes visit to the F1 paddock with Infiniti Red Bull Racing.

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Aug 24

Arrivabene: One-stop strategy was always Plan A

Prompting a furious reaction from Vettel in the immediate aftermath of the incident

Arrivabene: One-stop strategy was always Plan AMaurizio Arrivabene says its decision to adopt a one-stop strategy was based on conclusions from data and not as a way of being too aggressive. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 23

Formula One teams Belgian Grand Prix race report (updated)

Belgian Grand Prix Formula One race report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Spa-Francorchamps.

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