Tag Archive: F1

Jan 30

Ferrari F1 2015 Launch: Ferrari reveal new F1 car

Ferrari launches the car it hopes will return it to the forefront of F1 racing with Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen at the helm.

 

2015-01-30 - Scuderia Ferrari - SF15-T 12Ferrari has launched its 2015 F1 challenger after revealing the new SF15-T ahead of the new Formula 1 World Championship.  The Scuderia Ferrari team suffered a disappointing 2014 season, finishing fourth in the teams’ standings, but has refreshed its driver line-up, with four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel joining from Red Bull Racing. Former F1 champion Kimi Raikkonen will stay as team-mate.

Jan 29

Arden International sign Norman Nato

Arden International, GP2 Series – Driver Announcement

Norman Nato Arden International is delighted to announce the signing of Frenchman Norman Nato to their team for the GP2 Series Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 28

Mercedes AMG Petronas announces new partnership with Epson

Long-term partnership announced prior to the debut of the MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS 2015 car, the F1 W06 Hybrid.

01 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One TeamThe Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team and Epson, a global innovation leader in printing, visual communications, manufacturing and quality of life solutions for the office, home, commerce and industry, are pleased to announce a long-term partnership for the 2015 season onwards. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 28

Trofeo Motorsport recruits former F1 driver for Bathurst 12-Hour

“I’m looking forward to returning to Bathurst” – Capelli
Manolios Ferrari 8 AGT Highlands After a sabbatical in 2014, Melbourne’s Trofeo Motorsport will return to the grid for the 2015 Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12-Hour, the Australian GT regulars now Ferrari mounted which will more than suit their returning star international driver Ivan Capelli. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 25

Daniil: The Early Years

Daniil Kvyat’s route to F1 and to Infiniti Red Bull racing, was in some way trickier than most.

01 - Infiniti Red Bull RacingFor a start he hails from a part of the world – Bashkortostan in Russia – where motor racing isn’t exactly the top sporting pursuit and where most kids’ sporting interests lie with ice hockey. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 24

Ferrari boss wants F1 cars to sound like heavy metal band

Evolution or revolution

Maurizio Arrivabene Ferrari has called for a rules “revolution” for formula one in 2017. Upset with the mild tone of the new V6 engines and a dwindling audience, Bernie Ecclestone wants a radical change and this week he earned the backing of Mercedes’ team chairman and F1 legend Niki Lauda. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 24

Ferrari boss calls for F1 ‘revolution’ to win back fans

Ferrari F1 team principal Maurizio Arrivabene has called on Formula 1 to enact a ‘revolutionary ‘ change

abu-dhaMaurizio Arrivabene Maurizio Arrivabene supports Niki Lauda’s call for a ‘revolution’ in F1, believing the ‘risk’ of losing fans in its current state has in fact already happened. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 17

Former F1 driver the latest signing to Australian GT

M-Motorsport/Interlloy Chevrolet Camaro GT3 2015 Australian GT Championship presented by Pirelli

AGT_M-Motorsport_Camaro_GT3_SS_med2 Former Formula One (Prost Grand Prix) driver and international GT star Tomas Enge is the latest high profile signing to the Australian GT Championship presented by Pirelli, the Czechoslovakian driver joining the M-Motorsport/Interlloy team alongside team owner Justin McMillan in a very different looking operation for the 2015 season.

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Jan 14

‘F1 has to remain affordable’ – Nurburgring CEO

After confirming that a contract is not yet in place to host the 2015 German Grand Prix

20130705-0030 The Nurburgring and Hockenheim alternate as host circuits of the German race, with the Nurburgring scheduled to be the venue used this season. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 28

Minardi Management and Davide Rigon split up

A pair that counts four drivers’ titles

Davide Rigon - Giovanni Minardi After nine years full of successes in major championships, both within national and international borders, the manager from Faenza Giovanni Minardi and Ferrari driver Davide Rigon announce the end of their collaboration. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 18

Tata Communications announces the winner of the inaugural F1® Connectivity Innovation Prize

Concept of using a crowd sourced commentary competition to catalogue FOM’s digital archive takes $50,000 top prize

Tata Communications logo Tata Communications, a leading provider of A New World of Communications™, today unveils the Grand Prize winner of the inaugural F1® Connectivity Innovation Prize.

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Dec 15

Sowery eyes up F1 test and Auto GP

Auto GP recently announced their new package for 2015 which offers an F1 test with a leading F1 team
Toby Sowery MSV F3 Cup Champion Toby Sowery has set his sights on Auto GP next year and will be undertaking a test programme with Virtuosi Racing in the New Year with a view to a full season.

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Dec 04

Korea added to 21-race 2015 F1 calendar

Canadian Grand Prix set for June 7

2012-10-14 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Korea International Circuit 03 The FIA has announced a 21-race calendar for the 2015 F1 season, with Korea provisionally added early in the year. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 04

How Formula E gets from A to B

Logistics are, of course, fundamental to any international race series

Discover how Formula E travels around the worldTransporting 40 Formula E race cars, highly sensitive lithium-ion batteries and all the teams’ equipment around the world safely, and on time, is a huge undertaking. But doing it in the most sustainable way possible brings with it even further challenges. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 29

Toro Rosso confirms Sainz for 2015

Toro Rosso late on Friday confirmed reports Carlos Sainz jr will complete the Red Bull-owned junior team’s 2015 driver lineup.

Formula Renault 3.5 Series Champion, Carlos Sainz to Formula 1 in 2015

The 20-year-old Spaniard and new Formula Renault 3.5 champion will replace the Italian based team’s driver of the past three seasons, Frenchman Jean-Eric Vergne. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 28

No engine ‘discount’ for small teams – report

The F1 Commission this week failed to act on the issue of the sport’s struggling small teams.

2014-10-11 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Russia - Sochi (5) A report at Italy’s specialist Autosprint described the Geneva meeting as a “fiasco”, as 29 items were on the agenda “but only six were actually discussed”. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 28

Williams poaches sponsor from struggling Lotus

A major backer of the Lotus team has switched allegiances within the F1 pitlane.

2014-07-26 - Williams Martini Racing - Hungary - Valterri Bottas 02Earlier this year, amid the Enstone team’s slump from fourth in 2012 and 2013 to just eighth in the 2014 constructors’ standings, rumours emerged that the Anglo-Dutch multinational Unilever could switch from Lotus to McLaren. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 28

Hulkenberg to split F1 with Le Mans in 2015

Nico Hulkenberg will contest next year’s Le Mans 24 hour race.

IMG_4072 It was announced in a statement that the full-time Force India driver will spearhead a third prototype entrant for the German manufacturer Porsche in the fabled sports car endurance race. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 28

Vettel exit spoiled Vergne’s Red Bull future

Jean-Eric Vergne says he was a contender to replace the Ferrari-bound Sebastian Vettel at Red Bull.

2014-06-08_0586 But the Frenchman, who has instead been dropped from the energy drink company’s F1 roster altogether, explained that circumstances simply conspired against him in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

F1 votes on rule changes for 2015 season

F1 has moved to scrap the highly controversial double points system ahead of the 2015 season.

Bernie Ecclestone -Donald Mackenzie Bernie Ecclestone’s innovation, designed to keep spice in the championship fight until the final corners of the season, has been furiously unpopular. Read the rest of this entry »

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