Tag Archive: England

Aug 21

Formula 1 launches new eSports series

“As we do in Formula 1, we’ll continue to evolve and innovate”

2017-06-11_1048Formula 1 has announced it will hold its first official eSports series in co-operation with Codemasters and Gfinity, starting with initial qualifiers next month. Read the rest of this entry »


Jun 19

Mann on the move, already working toward 2018 Indy 500

Prep for next year’s Indianapolis 500 began the moment her race ended this year

Pippa MannIt was perfectly understandable if Pippa Mann pulled off her helmet and decided to kick back for a while after driving to a 17th-place finish in the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil. The month of May at Indianapolis Motor Speedway can be a grind, not to mention the 12-month effort it took for Mann to get there. Read the rest of this entry »


Feb 02

Chilton links up with Ganassi for full 2016 season

Max Chilton will graduate to the Verizon IndyCar Series in 2016.                       

Max ChiltonChip Ganassi Racing Teams announced Feb. 1 that the former Formula 1 driver from Reigate, England will pilot the No. 8 Chevrolet in a full-season effort for the 2016 season. Read the rest of this entry »


Sep 26

Cosworth eyes F1 return with affordable V6 – report

Cosworth could be eyeing a return to formula one, with the support of none other than Bernie Ecclestone.

Cosworth logo Although the expensive new engine rules and a lack of customers sent the British company off the grid at the end of last year, Cosworth announced recently it is setting up a new manufacturing centre at its Northampton base. Read the rest of this entry »


Aug 24

Red Bull taking over Renault’s F1 electric development

Red Bull is getting deeply involved with the improvement of engine partner Renault’s F1 project.

2014-07-19 - 99025 - Red Bull Racing - Daniel Ricciardo Deeply frustrated with the French marque’s start to the new V6 turbo era, Red Bull forced a restructuring at Renault, involving the return of boss Cyril Abiteboul. Read the rest of this entry »


Jun 29

Perez, Anassis celebrate victories at Ferrari Racing Days at Mont Tremblant

F1 Clienti, XX Programme joins Ferrari Challenge at Ferrari Racing Days 

2014-06-29_0171The picturesque and challenging Circuit Mont Tremblant hosted Ferrari Racing Days – the only event of its kind in North America – this past weekend.

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Jun 29

Ferrari Racing Days: Marc Gené a new track record and the results of Ferrari Challenge North America race 2 (+photos & video)

Ferrari Challenge North America: Perez and Ruud, the winners of Race 2 in Mont Tremblant

F1 Clienti - Marc Gené - F2004 - Mont Tremblant track record Today, the curtain came down on the Ferrari Racing Days event at Mont Tremblant having featured the Ferrari Challenge North America series and sessions on tack for owners tackling the XX and F1 Programmes which thrilled the many Ferrari fans who turned up to enjoy the excitement of the Prancing Horse events.

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Jul 11

Honda to base F1 operations in UK

Honda on Thursday announced it will base its formula one operations in the UK.

2013-01-17-0133After a six-year absence from the paddock, the Japanese carmaker is returning to the sport in 2015 as a supplier of works V6 power to McLaren. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 18

F1 members admitted to hospital in Austin

Members of F1’s travelling circus have been admitted to hospital in Austin, the Swiss newspaper Blick reports.

2011-06-12_10282012-11-17_0000The report said three members of the press from Portugal, Denmark and England respectively, and “some members” of the Red Bull team, are in hospital. Rumours suggest the Briton involved is the well-known photographer Keith Sutton, while the other two press-men are journalists Peter Nygaard and Luis Vasconcelos. Read the rest of this entry »


Jul 09

Conor Daly’s 2nd Formula One aero test

With Sahara Force India

2012-07-09 - Sahara Force India - Conor Daly06 - Sahara Force India F1 TeamConor Daly will be back in a Formula One car on July  12th at Duxford Airfield in Cambridgeshire, England doing data aero mapping for Sahara Force India. Data aero mapping is used to correlate in real time what the wind tunnel figures say about aero developments.

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Jan 24

47 Rolex 24 overall champions returning for 50th Anniversary of the Rolex 24 at Daytona

America’s most prestigious sports car race

2011-02-18_0647While 29 past overall winning Rolex 24 At Daytona championship cars are returning to Daytona International Speedway for the 50th anniversary of the Rolex 24 At Daytona on Jan. 28-29 as part of a historic exhibit, the drivers who steered those legendary racing machines to glory in America’s most prestigious sports car race will also be in attendance at the “World Center of Racing.” Read the rest of this entry »


May 05

Button becomes first freeman of hometown Frome

The reigning world champion took a McLaren formula one car to the ceremony

2010-04-17 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Jenson Button 13Jenson Button returned on Tuesday to his birthplace of Frome, England, where he became the first ever freeman of the hilly country town in Somerset. The reigning world champion, and current championship leader, took a McLaren formula one car to the ceremony but joked he was confused about what the honorary title bestowed him. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 15

Juncos Racing heads overseas

To Formula Ford Festival in search of young talent for 2010

Team Owner Ricardo Juncos and Engineer Ernesto Gonella of Juncos Racing will head overseas tomorrow to attend this weekend’s Formula Ford Festival at Brands Hatch in Kent, England.  Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 01

Newgarden focused on British Formula Ford race wins only

American enters season-finale with series-high nine wins and a long shot at the title 

Josef Newgarden travels to Castle Combe Circuit in England this Saturday (October 3) with his focus firmly set on winning two races as one of only two drivers with a possibility of capturing the 2009 MSA Formula Ford Championship of Great Britain. Read the rest of this entry »


Sep 04

Rosberg absent at Spa on Thursday

Apparently still in England

Rosberg 9B4914One regular face missing from the Spa-Francorchamps paddock on Thursday was Williams’ Nico Rosberg. Read the rest of this entry »


May 01

Gunning for the runner-up spot

A1 Team France currently in 3rd place

A1 Team France is getting ready for the final round of the 2007/2008 A1 GP World Cup of Motorsport this weekend on the Brands Hatch circuit in England.

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