Tag Archive: Dubai

Feb 14

The Lamborghini Super Trofeo Middle East arrives in Dubai for the Second round of the series

The two races will take place on February 17-18

Dubai After less than one week from the inaugural event in Abu Dhabi, the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Middle East is coming to the Dubai Autodrome for the second of the three events, scheduled from February 16-18. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 22

McLaren-Honda announces new lifestyle partnership with Michael Kors

McLaren-Honda is delighted to announce a new partnership with Michael Kors

2016-06-22 - McLaren-Honda announces new lifestyle partnership with Michael Kors The internationally renowned luxury accessories and ready-to-wear brand becomes the official lifestyle partner of the team.  Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 02

Full grid 2016 generates first entries for 2017 Hankook 24H Dubai (January 12-14, 2017)

Preparation is everything, and hardly anywhere else more so than in motor racing

24H SERIES powered by Hankook logo Therefore, it doesn’t come as a surprise that teams already have submitted their entries for participation in the 2017 Hankook 24H Dubai (January 12-14, 2017).

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Jan 15

Alex Tagliani at the 24-Hour Endurance race in Dubai

Strong start for Alex Tagliani as 24-Hour of Dubai gets underway

Alex Tagliani et Jean-Frédéric Laberge  Photo Tagliani Autosport Canadian driver Alex Tagliani is in the Middle East this weekend competing at the Dubai 24 Hours, Round 1 of the 24H International Endurance Series Powered by Hankook. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 13

Alonso in Dubai, not Woking as wait continues

Yet another week is threatening to pass with Fernando Alonso’s future still unclear

2014-06-08_0719 Most insiders are utterly convinced that the Spaniard is heading to McLaren-Honda, amid reports the 33-year-old is even scheduled to visit Woking this week to sign what is expected to be the most lucrative deal in F1 history. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 04

Fernandes distances himself from Caterham team

Tony Fernandes has moved to distance himself from the debt and chaos of the formula one team he founded.

Tony Fernandes F1 backmarker Caterham has tried to play down the gravity of its fight for survival this weekend after it emerged bailiffs had seized equipment at its Leafield base. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 10

Hankook 12H Hungary: A great race in itself and a perfect dress rehearsal for Dubai

On Friday, 3 October, and Saturday, 4 October, the Hungaroring will be hosting the international endurance

After last weekend’s very successful 24H Barcelona, the Hankook 12H Hungaryis coming up next as the fifth and final round of this year’s 24H Series powered by Hankook.

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Jul 05

Investors saved Caterham from Silverstone axe – Kolles

Caterham would not be at Silverstone if not for the team’s mysterious new owners.

2014-06-05_0110 That is the claim of Colin Kolles, well-known in the F1 paddock for leading backmarker teams including Midland, Spyker and HRT. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 05

Pain may be holding championship leader Nico Rosberg back this weekend in Bahrain

Rosberg nursing injured toe in Bahrain

2014-02-27_0006 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Bahrain - Nico Rosberg Although clearly ahead of the rest of the field, Mercedes’ German driver seemed a few tenths off teammate Lewis Hamilton’s pace in Friday practice. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 13

Pacific Ventures, Dubai, becomes a Premium Partner of Sauber F1 Team

McGregor Premium Partner of the Sauber F1 Team 

07 - Sauber F1 Team The Sauber F1 Team is pleased to announce that Pacific Ventures, Dubai, will be Premium Partner from the 2014 Australian Grand Prix onwards. The Sauber F1 Team is delighted to announce McGregor as its Premium Partner.

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Nov 17

Emaar and Genii Capital join forces to promote Dubai’s Expo 2020 bid on Lotus F1 Team cars

Dubai’s Expo 2020 Bid to be promoted on Lotus F1 Team cars

2013-11-17 - Lotus F1 Team - Heikki Kovalainen 05Lotus F1 Team side-pods to feature Dubai Expo 2020 logo as it throttles down the Circuit of the Americas in Austin at the 2013 Formula 1 United States Grand Prix, in Dubai’s bid message to reach over 250 million people across the world. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 05

Teams should solve their financial problems – Mateschitz

“If there are financial problems, they can be solved only through financial means.”

2012-05-13 - Spanish Grand Prix 2 0230F1 stragglers should consider moving over for the next generation of teams if they cannot afford formula one. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 01

FIA ‘crazy’ to penalise Vettel donuts – Hamilton

“Are you serious?  That’s crazy!”

Sebastian Vettel - quadruple champion du monde F1Lewis Hamilton was surprised when he heard that, after winning a fourth title in India last Sunday, Sebastian Vettel was penalised. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 31

Infiniti Red Bull Racing celebrates in style on Burj Al Arab helipad (+photos)

Celebration in Dubai after clinching fourth consecutive Drivers’ and Constructors’ World Championships

2013-10-31 - Red Bull Racing Burj Al Arab 01To celebrate winning the Formula One Drivers’ and Constructors’ Championships for the fourth consecutive year, Infiniti Red Bull Racing ran one of its Formula One cars at one of the most recognised locations on earth. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 29

Pirelli would prefer winter running in Bahrain

F1 appears headed to Dubai for pre-season testing early next year.

2013-06-30 - Britain - Pirelli (11)But the local The National newspaper said that, following team boss meetings in Hungary at the weekend, Abu Dhabi is also still in the running to host the guaranteed dry-weather running of the new V6-powered cars. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 19

Webber, Alonso, Vettel scoff at ‘dinner photo’ news

“We have social lives too!”

Mark Webber wtih Fernando Alonso at dinner in DubaiMark Webber, Fernando Alonso and even Sebastian Vettel were all busy in Bahrain playing down the “dinner with friends” photo posted on Twitter this week. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 18

Marko denies Mateschitz threatened F1 exit

“Nonsense.  There’s nothing to it”

2013-02-23 - Red Bull Racing - Barcelona - Christian Horner - Dr Helmut MarkoDr Helmut Marko has scoffed at reports Red Bull could quit formula one over the ‘Multi-21’ team orders affair. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 17

Webber, Alonso rekindle ‘Multi-21’ with cheeky photo

Fernando Alonso and Mark Webber have rekindled the ‘Multi-21’ controversy.

2013-04-13 - Scuderia Ferrari - China - Fernando Alonso 01When the pair sat down for dinner in Dubai on Tuesday, Spaniard Alonso captured the moment on his phone and posted the photo on Twitter. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 08

Ferrari denies Alonso nursing rib injury

Ferrari on Friday denied rumours Fernando Alonso is nursing an injury.

2012-11-15_001502 - Scuderia FerrariMost suspect that the Spaniard is sitting out the Jerez test this week so that the new F138 car can be ‘shaken down’ by Felipe Massa and Pedro de la Rosa ahead of Alonso’s debut on the much more representative Barcelona track. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 06

Ecclestone confirms only 19 races for 2013

Bernie Ecclestone has confirmed that F1’s 2013 schedule will feature only 19 rounds.

Flagworld - F1Formula 1 Circuit in Sochi - Bernier Ecclestone 3Until New Jersey’s demise, this year’s calendar was set to have twenty grands prix. Ecclestone, the F1 chief executive, opened up the twentieth slot to a potential new European venue, but he said on Tuesday that he could not now fill it “at this late stage”. Read the rest of this entry »

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