Tag Archive: Emerson Fittipaldi

Aug 10

Hakkinen replaces Button at McLaren for Monterey Motorsport Reunion

The American event is being held on the 17-20 August

Hakkinenautographs2490McLaren has announced Jenson Button has been withdrawn from driving Emerson Fittipaldi’s 1974 Formula 1 World Championship-winning McLaren M23 at the Monterey Motorsport Reunion and replaced by Mika Hakkinen. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 18

Formula V8 3.5: Lotus unveil 2017 pairing with Fittipaldi and Binder

The grandson of the two-time F1 World Champ, Emerson Fittipaldi, will race alongside the nephew of the former F1 driver Hans Binder, René Binder.

Lotus unveil 2017 pairing with Fittipaldi and BinderLotus 3.5 Team has announced its 2017 pairing for the World Series Formula V8 3.5 campaign with the recruit of the Brazilian Pietro Fittipaldi, alongside the Austrian René Binder. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 26

McLaren celebrates its Formula 1 heroes and history with 50th anniversary campaign (+video)

On May 22 1966, Bruce McLaren started a Formula 1 race in a chassis bearing his own name for the very first time

The overweight and under-prepared M2B car only lasted nine laps before retiring with an oil leak, but the New Zealander had made his mark.

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Dec 03

Tom Kristensen: from Mister Le Mans to Mister President!

Tom Kristensen, nine-time winner at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, has never quite been so sought after as since he announced his retirement!

Tom Kristensen - photo Audi Sport Yesterday, as a result of the vote of the World Counsel, “Mister Le Mans” is now the President of the FIA Drivers Commission, taking over for Emerson Fittipaldi as he steps down. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 05

Crowds flock to watch Piquet triumph at Long Beach

More than 20,000 watch Brazilian become sixth different winner

More than 20,000 watch Brazilian become sixth different winnerThirty five years on, the Brazilian national anthem was played again at Long Beach to celebrate a Piquet victory. This afternoon, Nelson Jr. took his first Formula E win in the same spot where his father scored his maiden Formula 1 victory.

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Mar 01

Pietro Fittipaldi: A famous name to race for Fortec Motorsport

FIA Formula 3 European Championship Newsflash

Pietro Fittipaldi, grandson of two-time Formula 1 World Champion Emerson Fittipaldi, is going to contest the 2015 FIA Formula 3 European Championship season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 06

McLaren gives Alonso deadline for 2015 decision

McLaren has warned Fernando Alonso he is running out of time to commit to the British team for the 2015 season.

2014-06-08_0887 Media reports in the last days have suggested the Spaniard, whose five-year stint at Ferrari appears definitely over, has now decided to re-join McLaren to spearhead the team’s new works Honda era. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 04

Alonso’s McLaren deal appears done – reports

After a frantic period of mystery and speculation, the course of Fernando Alonso’s future is now beginning to clear.

2014-09-04_0187 - Scuderia Ferrari - Italy - Fernando Alonso Multiple authoritative sources are reporting that the Spaniard is definitely headed to McLaren-Honda, on an initial two-year deal to be Danish youngster Kevin Magnussen’s teammate. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 21

Brawn, Domenicali to investigate Bianchi crash

A group of well-known F1 names will work with the sport’s governing body to investigate the crash of seriously injured driver Jules Bianchi.

2014-06-04_0348 It is already known that new processes for yellow flag periods, and safety skirts for recovery vehicles, will be looked into by the newly-formed ‘accident panel’ instigated by FIA president Jean Todt. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 23

Schumacher’s son on path to F1 glory

Michael Schumacher’s son is well on the road to formula one glory.

As his famous father continued to recover from his skiing fall of last December, 15-year-old Mick Schumacher has become become the vice-champion of the FIA’s KF-Junior karting category. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 21

Wolff ‘advised’ Verstappen to sign with Red Bull

Toto Wolff has admitted Mercedes came close to signing up F1 rookie sensation Max Verstappen.

2014-03-17 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Australia - Toto Wolff 01 Ultimately, the 16-year-old Dutchman and his father-manager Jos went with Red Bull’s famous driver programme, after Dr Helmut Marko promised him a race seat for 2015 at Toro Rosso. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 13

Another Fittipaldi on path to F1

Pietro Fittipaldi, 18, is the Miami-born grandson of Brazil’s double world champion Emerson Fittipaldi.

fittipaldi_2Max Verstappen, the son of F1 podium-sitter Jos who has joined Red Bull’s famous driver programme, is not the only familiar name treading a path to the grand prix grid. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 01

TW Steel set to launch #JoinTheTeam Competition

One lucky winner to join Sahara Force India at Italian Grand Prix

TW Steel, the global brand ‘Big in Oversized Watches’ is excited to offer one lucky member of the public the opportunity to literally experience Formula One™ up-close and personal as a team member of Sahara Force India Formula One™ Team at the Italian Grand Prix, 5th-7th September.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 08

Fittipaldi tells Alonso to stay at Ferrari

F1 legend Emerson Fittipaldi has urged Fernando Alonso to spend “another year” at Ferrari.

IMG_5343 Spaniard Alonso, reportedly frustrated with Ferrari’s continuing struggle, is apparently at the top of the list as his 2007 employer McLaren looks ahead to its works Honda era. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 07

Stewart, Prost moved from front of Senna’s coffin

Jackie Stewart and Alain Prost were scheduled to be the lead pallbearers

Ayrton Senna portrait - photo Getty Images The configuration of the pallbearers at Ayrton Senna’s fabled funeral was changed at the last minute, the F1 legend’s former personal assistant has revealed. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 24

Emerson Fittipaldi to be special guest at the Legends Club Montréal for the Canadian GP

2014 will mark Emerson’s 40th anniversary of his second World Championship victory

2013-06-09_0026 SPORTALITY™ is excited to announce that the Legends Club Montréal at the Grand Prix of Canada will once again be hosting clients from all over the world in one of the most premiere hospitality venues for its 16th year on June 6th – 8th, 2014 at the Gilles Villeneuve Circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

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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 »

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Apr 10

Brazilian racer Lucas Di Grassi becomes newest Laureus Ambassador

“I am delighted to be named a Laureus Ambassador”
Laureus logo Di Grassi, who now drives for Audi in the World Endurance Championship, was named Rookie of the Year in 2013 after finishing third in his first Le Mans 24 Hour race. Read the rest of this entry »
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Jan 20

‘F1 not always best option for Brazilians’

Massa has moved to struggling Williams for 2014

Felipe Massa  no 19 The president of Brazil’s auto racing federation is not sure it is true that “F1 is always the best option” for the country’s rising drivers. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 26

Laureus Formula One legend Emerson Fittipaldi tells Unesco: “We must use sport to build bridges and solve conflicts around the world”

“If we keep trying the same solutions we will end up with the same results”

UNESCO Seminario Rio 25_11_2013 Emerson FittipaldiBrazilian sporting hero Fittipaldi makes keynote speech at UNESCO Sport and Human Development Conference in Rio de Janeiro Read the rest of this entry »

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