Tag Archive: Britain

Nov 01

Williams bosses absent from US GP

Williams’ two F1 bosses are missing in action this weekend for the US grand prix.

2013-06-09_0014 It has emerged that founder and boss Sir Frank Williams is in hospital in Britain, and his deputy and daughter Claire is at his bedside. Read the rest of this entry »


Jun 24

Sale of Schumacher medical file ‘disgusting’ – manager

Sabine Kehm described the news as “horrifying and disgusting”

Michael Schumacher - Deutsche VermogensberatungMedia outlets are being offered a medical file about Michael Schumacher’s condition for at least EUR 50,000, Die Welt newspaper reported. Read the rest of this entry »


Jul 04

F1 unease remains after Silverstone tyre chaos

Pirelli and the FIA have reacted immediately to the worrying situation

2013-06-30 - Britain - Pirelli (9)There remains an uneasy feeling in the Nurburgring paddock on Thursday, with memories of Sunday’s chaotic and tyre-exploding Silverstone race still fresh. Read the rest of this entry »


Jun 22

London Olympic stadium F1 race news ‘strange’ – source

Bernie Ecclestone confirmed he has been approached.

Flagworld - F1Olympic Park, London, 14 June 2011 (2) cropped.jpgBritain could be set to secure a second grand prix, after the Daily Telegraph reported on Friday that plans are afoot to host a race in and around London’s Olympic stadium.

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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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Jul 29

Red Bull reacts to grand prix defeats

Red Bull has reacted in the wake of its consecutive grand prix defeats in Britain and Germany.

01 - Red Bull Racing2011-07-09 - Red Bull Racing - Britain - Christian Horner - Martin Whitmarsh_resizeMark Webber insists the reaction was not an over-the-top “kneejerk” one, with his teammate Sebastian Vettel explaining that there are a “couple of things” that should make the RB7 more competitive this weekend.

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Jun 29

McLaren looks to keep up with Red Bull in Britain

Red Bull might now be expected to maintain its return to form as formula one moves on to Silverstone.

2010-06-27 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Lewis Hamilton 4After two McLaren victories on the trot, and the British team leading both the drivers’ and constructors’ world championships, Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel won from pole position last weekend at Valencia. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 29

F1 ‘must’ keep Britain on calendar – Heidfeld

“Most of the teams are based there, it is really where the home of motor sport is” -Heidfeld

2009-01-20 - Nick Heidfeld 44768Nick Heidfeld on Thursday backed Martin Whitmarsh’s view that Britain should not be lost to the formula one calendar. Read the rest of this entry »


Sep 04

Brawn fined for speeding in Britain

He fully cooperated with the police.  He apologises.”

Ross Brawn on Friday escaped with a $1300 fine and driving license demerit points after admitting to speeding at more than 100mph in late May this year. Read the rest of this entry »


May 15

Britain has a new favourite – Horner

In Britain Jenson is much more popular than Lewis Hamilton

2009-04-26 - Bahrain GP - RedBull - Christian Horner 02Britain’s formula one audience has a new favourite, and he does not wear the number 1 on his car, according to Christian Horner. Read the rest of this entry »


Feb 24

McLaren title sponsor sheds jobs

Five per cent of the Vodafone workforce in Britain

Vodafone, the British based mobile company and McLaren title sponsor, said on Tuesday it will cut about 500 jobs.

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Nov 24

Rally Of Wales (Almost GB)

WRC comes to Wales

Just a few more days to go and Great Britain will host it’s turn in the World Rally Championship. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 24

New teams to join Formula Ford in UK

Two new teams are planning Formula Ford campaigns in Britain next season

One squad to be run by a championship-winning driver and the other set up in association with a university. Read the rest of this entry »