Tag Archive: F1

Feb 09

Red Bull priming itself for Toro Rosso challenge

“I wouldn’t like to make predictions” – Newey

Red Bull priming itself for Toro Rosso challengeRed Bull admits it is wary about its chances this season as it prepares for a more distant relationship with returning constructor Renault. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 08

XFINITY: Villeneuve set to return with new team

The team’s exact schedule was not announced

2014-08-09_0191 Wing Nut Racing, a new team that says it “will be debuting this year with a wide variety of racing avenues from off-road to stock car racing,” announced it has signed Jacques Villeneuve to drive its entry in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, with backing from Alsco, K1 Speed, and SpeedForSale. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 05

F1 ‘afraid’ of making decisions – Abiteboul

Cyril Abiteboul has urged F1 chiefs to be more daring with its proposed rule changes
F1 ‘afraid’ of making decisions - AbiteboulCyril Abiteboul: We would like to see ambition, we would like to see people being daring and change. If we f*** up we can always deal with that.”

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Feb 04

Magnussen, Palmer sympathise with axed Maldonado

Esteban Ocon will be the team’s third driver
2016-02-03 - Renault (6)Though it opened the door for his F1 return, Renault’s Kevin Magnussen admits he does feel sympathy for the axed Pastor Maldonado.

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Feb 03

Max Yamabiko weighs up the merits of Haas’ decision to enlist Dallara to build its chassis, despite the Italian firm’s previous failure

Max Yamabiko: Why Haas is right to give Dallara another F1 chance

Dallara worked with the BMS Scuderia Italia F1 team between 1988 and 1992 with modest success, picking up two podiums.It may be Haas’ name above the door, but when its much anticipated F1 effort hits the track for the first time in just three weeks’ time, it many ways it will be constructor Dallara that will have its reputation on the line… Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 01

Haryanto deadline looming?

“This week will be critical for Rio’s hopes of entering F1”

Haryanto deadline looming?Rio Haryanto’s hopes of joining the 2016 F1 grid with Manor could be realised this week – provided he has found the backing to guarantee one of the last two seats on offer…

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Jan 31

London Grand Prix idea raised – again

Impending government proposals have resurrected dreams of an F1 race on the streets of the English capital…

London Grand Prix idea raised – againThe prospect of an F1 race taking place on the streets – or, more specifically, in the parks – of London has surfaced once again as the sport’s off-season downtime allows for daydreaming. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 30

Haas F1 to share reserve driver with Ferrari?

Gene Haas says his team might look to share Ferraris reserve driver this year during its inaugural season in F1

Haas F1 to share reserve driver with Ferrari?Gene Haas: We don’t have a reserve driver at the moment. If we can find a common reserve driver with Ferrari or someone that would probably be the best way to do that… Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 26

Drivers pushing for ‘maximum’ speed Pirelli tyres

“If we get sticky tyres, we will have happy drivers, and happy drivers means authentic and honest performance…”

2015-06-03_14672 Formula 1 drivers have prepared a proposal that it hopes will prompt Pirelli could produce tyres capable of being driven ‘to the maximum’ rather than follow the high degradation blueprint favoured by FOM. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 24

All the single-seater cars on track in Italy from 2 to 4 liters

Auto GP Formula Open 2016

Auto GP logo Auto GP is renewed and adapted to the needs of the market, giving life to the edition 2016 of ”Auto GP Formula Open”.

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Jan 23

Mercedes expects its engines to roar in 2016

V6 turbo engines with hybrid technology the powertrains have continually been criticised for a lack of noise
2015-06-07_1477Mercedes technical chief Paddy Lowe has backed up Pat Symonds’ comments that F1’s 2016 challengers will be noticeable louder due to new exhaust regulations.

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Jan 21

New Renault F1 car passes FIA crash test

New Renault F1 car passes FIA crash test
New Renault F1 car passes FIA crash testRenault’s return to Formula 1 continues to gather pace as its new car passes its mandatory crash test.

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Jan 20

V6 turbo hybrids set to stay as engine cost cuts agreed

All new agreements will still need to be ratified by the World Motorsport Council.

V6 turbo hybrids set to stay as engine cost cuts agreedF1 teams and the FIA agree to engine cost cutting measures in return for the V6 Hybrid power units to stay in play until 2020, it is understood. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 17

Ecclestone: Female drivers wouldn’t be taken seriously

F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone says a female racer ‘wouldn’t be taken seriously’ if they were to secure an F1 race seat

Tatiana Calderon On the weekend when former Williams F1 test driver Susie Wolff launches her ‘Dare to Be Different’ campaign to increase female participation in all areas of motorsport, Bernie Ecclestone says a woman racer ‘wouldn’t be taken seriously’ if they were to secure an F1 race seat. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 16

FIA President Jean Todt says bringing canopies into motorsport to improve cockpit safety must be done carefully and to what is practical

Todt careful in safety canopy investigations

2015-06-07_1820 FIA President Jean Todt says bringing canopies into motorsport to improve cockpit safety needs to be looked at very carefully to understand what is practical. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 14

Verstappen’s F1 showrun at the Hahnenkamm (+videos)

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Jan 13

Gutierrez targets Haas points from the off

Esteban Gutierrez echoes Haas’ expectations that it could be challenging for points ‘from the beginning’ of its F1 endeavour

2015-06-03_0098 Esteban Gutierrez says he is tentatively targeting top ten finishes during the early stages of the 2016 Formula 1 World Championship season as he prepares to return to the series with the new Haas F1 team. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 11

Giedo Van Der Garde signs for JOTA Sport

As well as a full campaign in the ELMS, Van der Garde will make his Le Mans 24 Hours debut in June

Giedo van der Garde JOTA Sport announces today the signing of ex-F1 driver Giedo van der Garde to race for the team in the 2016 European Le Mans Series (ELMS). Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 10

Italian GP close to securing Monza future

“The Autodromo di Monza has had difficult times, but the worst is now over”

Italian GP close to securing Monza futureBoth the ACI and ACM are optimistic that a new deal to keep F1 at the Autodromo Nazionale di Monza will be signed by the end of the month. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 08

Sky Sports F1 joins Williams at Autosport International

Sky Sports F1 will bring along a host of its most famous presenters

Williams logo Another major part of the F1 paddock will join next week’s Autosport International with news that UK and Ireland TV broadcaster Sky Sports F1 will be hosting a number of shows at the NEC throughout the event from January 14-17 for the visiting fans. Read the rest of this entry »

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