Tag Archive: Damon Hill

Jan 18

Williams should drop Mercedes for Honda – Hill

“I would have liked to have seen Williams opt to go with the Honda engine, I think Honda are going to fight back.”

2015-10-25_41605 Former champion Damon Hill feels Williams can only challenge Mercedes if it considers changing engines to Honda, despite its ‘catastrophic’ return. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 10

Bond Villain Car to go on display at Autosport International 2016

Visitors to Autosport International this January will be able to get close to one of the cars from the 24th James Bond adventure SPECTRE
Jaguar C-X75s Two Jaguar C-X75s, driven on screen by villain Hinx (played by Dave Bautista), will be on display at the NEC, one of which will be in the Live Action Arena.

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Dec 07

McLaren Applied Technologies wins 2015 Pioneering and Innovation Award

McLaren Applied Technologies has been awarded the Pioneering and Innovation Award at this year’s Autosport Awards ceremony

McLaren Applied Technologies wins 2015 Pioneering and Innovation AwardDr Caroline Hargrove, technical director at Applied Technologies, collected the award from 1996 F1 World Champion Damon Hill on behalf of the company headed by chief executive officer Ian Rhodes, who leads a team now over 300 strong.

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Nov 26

Lance Stroll joins Williams Young Driver Development Programme

Canadian teenager takes important step towards fulfilling Formula One dream

2015-11-26 - Williams Martini Racing - Lance StrollLance Stroll has been selected by Williams Martini Racing to join its Young Driver Development Programme. The Montréal-born teenager, who turned 17-years-old last month (29 Oct), will be fully-immersed into the Williams team next year in a similar capacity to that of Valtteri Bottas when he first joined the team in a development role in 2011. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 25

British Formula 1 legend Damon Hill Obe to headline Autosport International

Damon Hill OBE, 1996 Formula 1 World Champion, confirms attendance at Europe’s premier pre-season motorsport show.

2015-10-25_41605 Autosport International 2016 is delighted to confirm the attendance at the NEC this coming January of one of the most popular British Formula 1 drivers in motorsport history: Damon Hill OBE. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 16

A ninth consecutive participation in the largest sporting event in the country

The Formula Tour 1600 again at the Canadian Grand Prix program

2014-06-08_0027The FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX DU CANADA is pleased to announce a ninth consecutive participation of North American drivers Formula 1600, the program’s most important sporting event in the country, 5, 6 and 7 June. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 23

Rosberg’s mind games reach title zenith on Sunday

Nico Rosberg has been busily playing the psychological game this weekend as he clings to his world championship chances.

2014-10-11 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Russia - Nico Rosberg (21) Needing Mercedes teammate and title favourite Lewis Hamilton to finish no higher than third on Sunday, German Rosberg has been firing thinly-veiled barbs at his British rival all weekend at the Abu Dhabi finale. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 19

Mercedes not preparing ‘Hamilton’ or ‘Rosberg’ title t-shirts

As the Abu Dhabi paddock begins to fill

02 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team F1 pundits are busily picking their favourite for the 2014 world championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 01

Mallya happy with Force India drivers

Drivers at Force India and Williams appear unlikely to feature in this year’s F1 ‘silly season’.

2014-03-17 - Sahara Force India F1 Team - Australia - Dr Vijay Mallya 01 He may now be an ‘ex-billionaire’ as his airline sinks, and he is set to begin the new financial year by facing court in India as an alleged ‘wilful defaulter’, but Vijay Mallya’s Force India team is doing well in formula one. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 23

Williams showcases its Heritage at the Goodwood Festival of Speed

Williams returns to the iconic Goodwood Festival of Speed in West Sussex this week

09 - Williams F1 Team Providing spectators with a chance to get up close and personal with a number of the team’s iconic Formula One cars. Read the rest of this entry »

May 29

Brand-new offer for TV stations: FIA F3 news clips

The FIA Formula 3 European Championship offers the young drivers the chance of getting a taste of Formula 1 feeling

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logo

Three race weekends have been contested, the fourth meeting is about to begin – and the media interest in the planet’s most competitive young-driver series keeps on increasing consistently.

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Apr 17

Bernie Ecclestone is planning to launch a ‘masters’ series for former F1 cars and drivers

Ecclestone planning new F1 masters series

2012-06-10_0444 With drivers like Nigel Mansell, Emerson Fittipaldi and Riccardo Patrese at the wheel, ‘GP Masters’ was launched in 2005 but it folded after only 2 races. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 12

Vettel could exit amid Red Bull crisis – Marko

Red Bull needs to up its game or risk losing Sebastian Vettel.

2014-03-02 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Bahrain - Sebastian Vettel - 99001 That is the admission of the team’s always-blunt Dr Helmut Marko, as quadruple reigning world champion Vettel prepares to either retire or finish outside the points as the 2014 season kicks off this weekend in Melbourne. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 12

Hill supports ‘double points’

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff said recently the fans’ adverse reaction

2013-06-08_0144 Damon Hill has counted himself out of the furore surrounding the new ‘double points’ innovation for 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 05

Stars of Formula 1 join forces for second zoom photographic charity auction

GMM is proud to support ZOOM

Adrian Newey A range of photographs taken by F1 drivers and team principals, to be auctioned on Friday for Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 20

Vettel ‘not afraid’ of Alonso head-to-head

“Maybe someday I will be on the same team with Kimi or Fernando”

2013-10-25 - Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel - 99000 Sebastian Vettel insists he is not afraid to go head-to-head with one of F1’s very best drivers, hinting his next move could be to Ferrari. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 29

New success for Total, a historical partner of Formula 1 world champions

“Total is active in Formula 1 racing since 45 years now.”

Total logoAs the Formula 1 season finishes this week-end in Brazil with the last GP, Total congratulates its partners Infiniti Red Bull Racing and Renault Sports Formula 1 (RSF1) to another double victory signed in both disciplines, the constructors and drivers world championship*. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 03

Ricciardo deal ‘at least’ three years – Marko

Austrian media reports said the 24-year-old has inked a minimally three-year deal.

2013-06-09_00981’s ‘silliest season’ has taken a big step towards sanity, as Red Bull finally confirmed Daniel Ricciardo will replace Australian countryman Mark Webber in 2014 and beyond. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 10

Damon Hill’s son quits motor racing

“I do not want to compete unless I am 100 per cent devoted”

Josh Hill portraitJosh Hill, who earlier wanted to be F1’s first ever third-generation champion, has quit motor racing. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 26

Ecclestone warns F1 calendar could shed historic Monza

“Of course, the quality of the circuit and the organisation could also be better”

Monza logoMonza, the historic home of the Italian grand prix, could be a victim of F1’s continued push into “emerging markets”. Read the rest of this entry »

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