Tag Archive: F1 racing

Sep 03

Alonso wants to ‘extend my contract’

Fernando Alonso says he is working on extending his Ferrari deal.

2014-07-19 - Scuderia Ferrari - Germany - Fernando Alonso Amid growing rumours the Spaniard could switch to McLaren, he played down the speculation this week by telling Britain’s Sky he has no “intention” of moving. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 30

Tata Communications wins 2013 Best Carrier Ethernet Business Application award for giving Formula 1® the Speed To Lead

Tata Communications, a leading provider of A New World of Communications™

Tata Communications logo Innovative work in connecting F1® racing across all race locations globally recognised at the MEF Carrier Ethernet Awards APAC. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 17

Vettel ‘will miss’ Webber rivalry

Sebastian Vettel has admitted he will miss his teammate Mark Webber.

2012-10-14 - Red Bull Racing - Korea - Sebastian Vettel - Mark Webber (1)The pair, teamed together at Red Bull since 2009, have had an often fraught relationship that arguably broke down completely after this year’s ‘multi-21′ affair. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 16

Massa ‘in contact with McLaren’

Felipe Massa has revealed he also has an eye on a race seat at McLaren.

Nicolas Todt - Felipe MassaThe Brazilian told the broadcaster O Globo that he will not be playing a supportive role for Ferrari ‘number 1′ Fernando Alonso for the balance of his career with the fabled Italian team. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 29

Briatore plays down F1 return chances

Flavio Briatore has played down the prospect of a return to formula one.

Briatore QPR footThe flamboyant Italian left the sport amid disgrace and the ‘crashgate’ scandal, but in the wake of his lifted ban he has been linked several times with a return. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 05

Engine makers to get extra January test – report

“The testing situation is ridiculous” – Stefano Domenicali

2013-02-27 - Renault Sport F1 engines (17)F1’s engine manufacturers have reportedly won the battle for an extra pre-season test for 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 11

Chilton denies wealthy father buying Marussia

Max Chilton has denied claims he has only made the grade as a formula one driver because his wealthy father is buying the Marussia team.

2013-03-03 - Marussia F1 Team - Barcelona - Max Chilton 072013-03-03 - Marussia F1 Team - Barcelona - Max Chilton 01Chilton’s father Grahame, a leading executive of the insurance giant Aon, owns the Carlin team that Max drove for last year, and is also heavily involved in the touring car career of his other son, the six-years-older Tom. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 24

Kubica on ‘slow’ road back to F1

Robert Kubica insists his dream to return to formula one is on track.

Robert Kubica portrait 2012-11-182012-05-13 - Spanish Grand Prix 1 0111It has emerged that the former BMW and Renault driver will test Mercedes’ DTM car at Valencia this week. But Mercedes’ executive director and 30 per cent F1 team owner Toto Wolff insists that formula one is still a long way off for the veteran of 76 grands prix, who was almost killed in a rally ahead of the 2011 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 21

F1 return for Kubica uncertain – Alonso

Fernando Alonso has admitted he is unsure if his friend Robert Kubica will ever return to formula one.

2012-05-13 - Spanish Grand Prix 1 0111Robert Kubica 2011-11-01 Pole Kubica, who after 2010 was regarded as one of the very best drivers on the grid, has been absent since sustaining serious injuries in a rallying crash in the weeks before the 2011 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 19

Ultra-safe F1 ‘a shame’ – Moss

Sir Stirling Moss thinks it is “a shame” formula one is so safe today

Sir Stirling Moss“The concept, the whole idea, has changed,” the British legend, who started winning grands prix in the middle of the 50s, said on Austrian Servus TV. “That’s a shame, because we had fun risking life and limb and that’s gone now, really,” added Moss, 82. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 29

Ecclestone, team bosses, say Bahrain going ahead

F1 team bosses turned out in force as officials insisted next month’s Bahrain grand prix is definitely on.

Bahrain International Circuit2011-06-09_0306The sport’s chief executive Bernie Ecclestone joined Sir Frank Williams, Martin Whitmarsh, Christian Horner, Mercedes’ Nick Fry and Pirelli’s Paul Hembery at a media lunch in London. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 02

Williams Grand Prix Holdings Board announcement

Claire Williams will join the Board

Williams Grand Prix Holdings logo2011-02-09 - AT&T Williams - Patrick Head - Sir Frank Williams 02Williams Grand Prix Holdings PLC (Ticker: WGF1) today announced that Claire Williams will join the Board with effect from 1 April 2012 as Director of Marketing and Communications. The key marketing position at Williams has become available following the decision of Dominic Reilly to leave the Company at the end of March. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 02

Williams names Adam Parr as future successor

Sir Frank Williams has named Adam Parr, the Oxfordshire based team’s current chairman, as his obvious successor.

2010-12-20 - Sir Frank Williams2011-10-29 - AT&T Williams - India - Adam Parr 0169-year-old founder Williams remains the major shareholder and team principal, but he has already handed over the day-to-day running of the once-great outfit to fellow Briton Parr, 46. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 28

Williams admits mistake to let Newey go

“There’s only one of him”

09 - Williams F1Adrian Newey 4Sir Frank Williams has admitted it was a mistake to let F1’s most respected engineer Adrian Newey leave his beleaguered team more than a decade ago. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 01

Sport suing beverage maker for ‘F1 Racing’ drink

Formula one has sued a Singapore drinks maker for selling a beverage called ‘F1 Racing Energy Drink’.

In the Singapore High Court, Formula One Licensing BV is asking for damages and an order for the drinks to be destroyed against Speed Drinks Pte, according to Bloomberg and the Straits Times. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 20

Teams announce intention to form breakaway

In the dead of Thursday night in England

The eight FOTA teams decided to issue a statement announcing that a breakaway world championship will be formed. Read the rest of this entry »

May 31

Button refutes title talk

Fears Barrichello at home

2009 Formula 1 World Championship leader Jenson Button is still refusing to countenance lifting the drivers’ laurels at season’s end, despite having now triumphed in five of the opening six races of the campaign. Read the rest of this entry »

May 14

Gascoyne wants F1 return with new team

Mike Gascoyne’s desire to return to formula one was confirmed on Thursday

When a UK-based F3 team announced its intention to apply to enter a budget-capped outfit next year. Read the rest of this entry »

May 10

Tension between Ferrari and Raikkonen – rumour

Rumours in the Barcelona paddock

An indication that tension between Kimi Raikkonen and the Ferrari management is growing. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 18

BMW’s diffuser indecision ‘a joke’ – Michael

It is a “joke”

If BMW-Sauber have not now decided to formally drop its protest against the legality of diffusers. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 17

Whitmarsh offered to quit over ‘lie-gate’

Whitmarsh defends Hamilton’s media no-show

As McLaren team boss after the recent Malaysian grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 16

Figures admit row will test FOTA harmony

F1 team figures will meet after the forthcoming China-Bahrain double header

To assess the damage to the previously united FOTA alliance. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 14

Canadian GP eyeing 2010 return

Bernie called back Canadian officials

Montreal officials say they are trying to get their race reinstated on the Formula 1 calendar from as early as 2010. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 08

Sticky: F1 doesn’t need FIA or Bernie – Legault

Normand Legault latest revelation

Former Canadian grand prix promoter Normand Legault believes formula one teams should abandon the FIA and Bernie Ecclestone. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 05

No chance against diffuser cars

On Friday, Jenson Button was obviously holding back

Because on Saturday, he once again grabbed pole position. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 22

Interview with John Surtees by 422race.com

The newest Italian motorsport website, 422race.com, interviewed Sir John Surtees

The only driver in history having won the World Championship both in two and in four wheels, and asked his opinion on the latest regulations and technical news of Formula 1. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 14

New rules ‘disadvantaged’ Ferrari – boss

Ferrari is facing “a slight disadvantage” heading into the 2009 season

The team boss Stefano Domenicali admitted. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 14

Bernie rules out Silverstone return

Bernie Ecclestone has ruled out formula one returning to Silverstone

Even if it means the historic British grand prix must fall off the calendar altogether. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 28

$100m buy-out saves Honda (photo)

Brawn is expected to head up the new team

Ross Brawn and Nick Fry are expected to be confirmed as the new owners of the former Honda F1 operation.

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