Tag Archive: F1

Feb 12

Andres Mendez joins Zele Racing in Auto GP

Colombian driver Andrés Méndez will join Zele Racing for the 2015 Auto GP season.

Auto GP logo The 22-year-old from Bogotá, whose father and grandfather were both racing drivers, began kart racing in 2008. Former F1 driver and Le Mans winner Allan McNish discovered the teenager, and he was selected to join the Ferrari Driver Academy.

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Feb 10

Prior to 2015 season of FIA Formula One World Championship

Honda holds press conference

 

2015-02-10 - Honda Holds Press Conference Prior To 2015 Formula One World ChampionshipHonda Motor Co., Ltd. held on February 10 a press conference in the run-up to the Australian Grand Prix of the FIA* Formula One World Championship (F1), which will take place in one month’s time (begins March 13-15, 2015).

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Feb 04

Infiniti Red Bull Racing Jerez Test, Day Four

“We had an issue this morning but we managed to overcome that and we had a clean run in the afternoon”
2015-02-02 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Jerez - Daniil Kvyat (9)Following a slow start this morning at the Circuito de Jerez, Daniil Kvyat brought the fourth and final day of Infiniti Red Bull Racing’s first pre-season test to a close by posting a solid 64 laps.

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Feb 03

Infiniti Red Bull Racing Jerez Test, Day Three

“Although we were limited with running today, we got some long runs together and that was encouraging” – Daniel Ricciardo
2015-02-02 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Jerez - Daniel Ricciardo (3)Infiniti Red Bull Racing’s third day of testing at the Circuit de Jerez in Spain got off to a slow start this morning when the team detected an issue and elected to change the power unit in Daniel’s RB11. Once complete, the team was able to get him back out on track where the RB11 ran reliably for the rest of the session, with Daniel registering a series of useful long runs.

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Feb 02

Infiniti Red Bull Racing Jerez Test, Day Two

“It was not ideal today, sometimes mistakes happen and there’s nothing you can do about them,” – Daniil Kvyat
2015-02-01 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Jerez - Daniel Ricciardo (3)After a successful track debut for the Infiniti Red Bull Racing RB11 yesterday, day two at the first pre-season F1 test Jerez was less profitable as an early morning off for new recruit Daniil Kvyat led to a damaged front wing.

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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 »

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