Tag Archive: F1 world champion

Nov 09

F1 World Champion Kimi Räikkönen to star in the advertisement for Finland’s national drink in Japan (+video)

The public will get a chance to see Räikkönen in an entirely new light

On Thursday, 9 November, Finnish brewery Hartwall will launch a major PR campaign in Japan, with F1 driver Kimi Räikkönen as its frontman. The campaign aims to build awareness about the Hartwall Original® Long Drink brand and support its launch in the largest online store in Japan. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 12

Hamilton set for Brazilian GP after fever and road accident

Lewis Hamilton has been suffering with illness and involved in a road accident in Monaco but confirms he is ready to race in Brazil

2015-06-06_0393 Mercedes has confirmed Lewis Hamilton has been suffering with a fever and was also involved in a road accident in Monaco on Monday and as a result delayed his flight to Brazil on the advice of doctors, but says he will race in Brazil this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »


Feb 24

Villeneuve tests rallycross car at Lydden Hill

Villeneuve set to entertain his home fans at Trois-Rivières in Québec on 7/8 August

FIA World Rallycross - Jacques Villeneuve Jacques Villeneuve conducted his first proper test in his Albatec Racing run Peugeot 208 at Lydden Hill over the weekend as the French-Canadian began preparations for his 2014 campaign in the all-new FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy. Read the rest of this entry »


Jun 08

Impressions from The Grand Evening

Formula One does nothing like anyone else.

2012-06-07_00002012-06-07_0003It is the pinnacle of motorsport and as with the sporting event, any festivities surrounding the race weekend are also likely to be a grandiose affair. The Grand Evening is no exception. This year, this high-glits affair, which serves a charitable cause for Ste-Justine’s Hospital was held at l’Arsenal, in a neighbourhood, Griffintown, which is undergoing some major urban changes.

(More pictures in Flagworld’s photo album of the 2012 Canadian Grand Prix)

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Oct 15

Kimi faces huge winter test programme – Costa

Approximately 9000 kilometres, or 30 grand prix distances

Raikkonen-01-2008-09-28Kimi Raikkonen, to next month be deposed as F1’s world champion, is facing a long winter of on-track preparations for the 2009 season. Read the rest of this entry »