Tag Archive: confirms

Aug 23

Ferrari confirms Badoer for Spa weekend (updated)

Ferrari leaves door open for Badoer exit

Ferrari on Sunday confirmed that Luca Badoer will contest his second grand prix for the Italian team this coming weekend in Belgium.

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Jun 09

No team orders yet, Ross Brawn confirms

“Now perhaps winning in a certain way is more important to me” – Brawn

2009-05-23 - Monaco GP - BrawnGP - Rubens Barrichello 02There are presently no team orders at Brawn GP, but the Brackley team’s boss has refused to rule out rethinking the policy later this season. Read the rest of this entry »

May 13

Renault confirms F1 quit threat

Mercedes not yet joining F1 quit threats

As was expected on Wednesday, Renault confirmed that it too is threatening to quit formula one over the budget cap issue. Read the rest of this entry »

May 06

BMW confirms no double diffuser for Spain

We are working on it

2009-04-04 - BMW Sauber F1 - Nick Heidfeld 01Mario Theissen has confirmed that BMW-Sauber’s major aerodynamic upgrade for the Spanish grand prix does not include a so-called ‘double diffuser’. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 23

Schu confirms talks over Ferrari future

Contract runs out this year

Michael Schumacher has confirmed he will enter talks with Ferrari “after the summer” about his future with the Italian team.

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Apr 20

Senna confirms F1 remains goal for 2009

Turned down Mercedes-Benz’s offer in DTM

Bruno Senna has confirmed suggestions that his goal is to enter formula one perhaps as soon as this season.

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Apr 15

Schu spokeswoman confirms Ferrari absence

Never scheduled to travel to the forthcoming back-to-back races

Michael Schumacher’s spokeswoman has confirmed that the former seven time world champion will not be at the forthcoming Chinese and Bahrain grands prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 04

Theissen confirms BMW’s diffuser protest

BMW to protest diffuser cars – report

Mario Theissen - BMW Motorsport Director 01Team boss Mario Theissen on Saturday confirmed reports that BMW has formally protested the legality of the ‘twin diffuser’ cars. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 30

Fry confirms 270 Brawn staff to lose jobs

We are about 700 people at the moment

Brawn GP chief executive Nick Fry has confirmed reports the British team has decided to shed nearly 40 per cent of its workforce.

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Mar 18

RealTime confirms Kuno Wittmer for 2009 season

In SCCA World Challenge series

Kuno Wittmer was all smiles after he got a phone call from RealTime team owner Peter Cunningham locking him into the SCCA World Challenge in the Touring class for another season. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 04

Mercedes confirms DTM talks with Senna

There are talks but no decision

Mercedes-Benz is in talks with Bruno Senna about teaming up for the DTM championship in 2009, Norbert Haug admitted on Wednesday. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 04

Massa confirms Ferrari ‘role’ has changed

Today, that is what I am; a point of reference

Ferrari-F60_F1-2009_Image-014-800Following his championship challenge of 2008, Felipe Massa has confirmed that his “role” within the Ferrari team has changed.

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Feb 27

Fisichella Motor Sport confirms Razia for GP2 Series

My thanks to Giancarlo Fisichella, Paolo Coloni and Enrico Zanarini

Fisichella Motor Sport International today announces that it has signed Luiz Razia to complete its line-up in the upcoming 2009 GP2 Series. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 27

Bridgestone confirms green circles for 2009

To show Bridgestone’s continued support of the FIA’s Make Cars Green campaign

Bridgestone has confirmed that it will visibly distinguish the softest compound of slick tyres at grands prix this year by painting green circles around the edges of the sidewalls. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 25

RBS confirms plans for F1 Sponsorship

The partnership began in 2005 and was renewed for a second three-year term in 2007

2009-01-19 - Williams FW31 34504_ALTRBS and the Williams F1 team today announced that their partnership will conclude at the end of the current contract in 2010.

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Feb 18

Team source confirms Virgin F1 bid

Virgin Atlantic Japan still sponsors Sato, Virgin ‘one of many’ Honda bidders

A source close to the Brackley based formula one team has confirmed that Virgin Group is the late bidder hoping to buy the beleaguered outfit. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 09

Ken Anderson confirms USF1 team

“90 percent of the technology that exists in F1 comes from the US anyway”

One of the figures reportedly central to a prospective US based formula one team has confirmed the intention of ‘USF1’ to contest the 2010 world championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 06

Mosley confirms American team interest

“They are serious people”

Max Mosley has confirmed reports that a prospective American team is looking into racing in formula one next year. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 04

BMW confirms Bahrain test switch

BMW-Sauber has confirmed reports that it is set to join next week’s Bahrain tests

2009-01-20 - BMW F1.09 44798The Hinwil based team had been scheduled to follow the majority of teams to Jerez in Spain, but following the recently affected Portimao session, more bad weather is expected in Europe in the coming days. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 03

Ocean Racing Technology confirms Karun Chandhok (+photos)

Indian ace becomes first driver recruited by Tiago Monteiro for GP2 Main Series

Ocean Racing Technology has secured a top driver contract for the GP2 Main Series with Indian driver, Karun Chandhok joining forces with the Portuguese team, making him the first driver confirmed for the outfit directed by Tiago Monteiro. Read the rest of this entry »

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