Tag Archive: car

Jun 06

Rémy Audette in Touring Car action this weekend at the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve

F2000 series champion’s CTCC debut …


Last year’s champion of the American F2000 Series, Quebec driver Rémy Audette, will contest the first Canadian Touring Car Championship (CTCC) races of his career this weekend as part of the Formula 1 Grand Prix of Canada on the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve. Read the rest of this entry »


Feb 16

GP3 Series car’s delivery complete

Coinciding with the first official test the GP3 Series website will be launched

GP3 Series teams took delivery of their third and final cars this week, and they are now ready for the first official test on 4th 5th March at Circuit Paul Ricard. Read the rest of this entry »


Dec 23

FOTA confirms joint launch scrapped for 2010

Teams will all now launch their cars individually, but in low-key and low-cost fashion.

The F1 teams association FOTA has confirmed that plans for a common car launch for formula one teams at the end of next month have been scrapped. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 17

Toyota said no to F1 car design sale – report

Blick speculated that the identity of the enquiring team may have been Lotus

Toyota turned down an approach from one of F1’s new teams to sell the rights to its car design. It was reported last week that the completed TF110 was for sale, but an official of the Japanese outfit declined to comment. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 06

Ferrari still wants third car for Schu

Raikkonen eyes lucrative sabbatical in 2010 – Massa to be father next week

2009-05-08 - Spain GP - Ferrari - Kimi Raikkonen 02Ferrari is still pushing hard to arrange a third formula one car for Michael Schumacher to race in 2010. BMW and Toyota now departed, Renault thinking about following suit and the famous Italian team scornful of the sport’s new entrants, Luca di Montezemolo has renewed his campaign to have the rules changed. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 22

GP3 Series car design is completed

Production for 2010 has begun

GP3 Series CarAfter a series of fruitful test sessions and thousands of kilometres successfully completed in Mugello, Le Castellet and Barcelona, the technical definitions of the GP3 car are fixed and production has now commenced. The first cars will be delivered to the ten GP3 teams on schedule in January 2010. Read the rest of this entry »


Jul 13

Ferrari on cusp of abandoning 2009 car

Ongoing development is on the verge of being scrapped entirely

Ferrari is on the cusp of simply abandoning the F60 car in favour of focusing exclusively on next year’s project, it was reported on Monday. Read the rest of this entry »


Jun 30

Brawn to field improved car in Germany

We have some new improvements for the Nurburgring

Red Bull crushed the championship leaders at Silverstone, but a double-dose of car improvements has Brawn GP hopeful of fighting for the German grand prix crown next weekend.

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Jun 29

2009 Brawn is ‘most expensive car’ – Wurz

With the lowest operating budget ever

2009-03-29 - Brawn GP 00After the car won three-quarters of every race so far under the 2009 regulations, Alex Wurz has revealed the secret of the Brawn BGP001. At times last year, the team’s predecessor Honda had five wind tunnels at its disposal, according to Germany’s Auto Motor und Sport, as well as a half-billion euro budget. Read the rest of this entry »


Jun 29

Ferrari-Le Mans foray now ‘impossible’

Ferrari to focus on 2010 car ‘soon’

2009-01-12_0003Luca di Montezemolo has now stepped away from hinting that Ferrari could field a works prototype in next year’s famous 24 hours Le Mans race. At the height of the FOTA teams’ power struggle with the FIA, the Ferrari president officially started June’s fabled Le Mans event and hinted that sports car racing is a real alternative to formula one for the Italian marque. Read the rest of this entry »


Jun 08

Alonso urges Renault to improve 2009 car

“Any changes at all are welcome” -Alonso

2009-06-06 - Turkish GP - Renault - Fernando Alonso 03Fernando Alonso on Sunday pushed Renault to make urgent changes to the R29 formula one car. Read the rest of this entry »


Jun 01

Mercedes moving closer to Brawn branding deal

McLaren may scrap 2009 car programme – boss

Mercedes-Benz may be moving closer to adding corporate branding to the cars of the championship-dominating team Brawn GP. Read the rest of this entry »


May 20

Alonso urges Renault to not give up on 2009 car

Next year will come and there is enough time to prepare

2009-04-26 - Bahrain GP - Renault - Fernando Alonso 00Fernando Alonso does not believe Renault should abandon development of the 2009 car in the hope of getting a head-start in next season’s championship. Read the rest of this entry »


May 11

Mercedes star may be added to Brawn car

The scenario is now being “considered”

Given Brawn’s dominance and McLaren’s struggles, Mercedes-Benz is considering adding corporate branding to the championship-leading BGP001 car. Read the rest of this entry »


Apr 18

Brawn still lacking spare car, parts

We prefer to keep our funds where they need to be

2009-04-18 - BrawnGP - Jenson Button 03Brawn GP may be dominating the world of formula one, but in other areas the team is not yet competing with its bigger rivals.

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Apr 17

F1 spat simmers after ‘illegal’ car claims

Fundamental misunderstanding 

2009-04-17 - Toro Rosso - 04The lingering effects of the differ row were still being felt in the Shanghai paddock on Friday. Read the rest of this entry »


Apr 17

Hamilton to fight for future McLaren titles

Hamilton had car crash last Saturday

Lewis Hamilton may not be able to win this year, but he will be able to add to his championship tally with McLaren in the future. Read the rest of this entry »


Apr 09

TWG to address Williams car concerns

Technical Working Group is meeting on today

Williams’ concerns about some rival cars’ possible infringement of the 2009 rules is likely to be cleared up on Thursday.

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Apr 05

Damon Hill car business in trouble

A business founded by 1996 world champion Damon Hill has been put into administration

‘P1 International’, a membership club involving the sharing of high-performance road cars, was set up in 2000 by Hill and Michael Breen. Read the rest of this entry »


Mar 31

Malaysia to show if Renault car is ‘good’ – Alonso

The Australian circuit is very unique making it hard to draw conclusions

Renault R29 Side ViewRenault’s pace in Malaysia this weekend will reveal whether the French team is set for a “difficult year”, according to Fernando Alonso.

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