Tag Archive: F3000

Nov 22

Bernie Ecclestone has named Red Bull team boss Christian Horner as his ideal successor.

Ecclestone names Horner as ‘ideal’ successor

Horner-Ecclestone - photo © HOCH ZWEI - PICTURE ALLIANCE - DPPI Ecclestone, F1’s long-time ‘supremo’, is currently locked in legal battles amid a corruption scandal, with F1 owner CVC this week admitting a conviction could result in him being ousted. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 21

Back in the driving seat #MadeMyMark

A big win at Silverstone; it’s always been a happy hunting ground for me.

Mark Webber - Silverstone-F3000-win-00Stoddy took me back into single-seater racing, firstly with his F3000 team in 2000 and then with Minardi in 2002 so he’s played an important role in my career.

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Nov 20

On the sidelines #MadeMyMark

I didn’t drive a race car of any description after Le Mans

Mark Webber - F3000-2000 I used to go and train in the Jordan Grand Prix gym in the hope that I might bump into someone/anyone. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 05

Ibiza Racing Team to make Auto GP debut

Auto GP has been announcing many 2013 drivers lately but new additions are not expected from that compartment only.

Auto GP - Ravarotto CiprianiAuto GP logoThe championship, managed by Enzo Coloni, is welcoming the brand-new Ibiza Racing Team. Giuseppe Cipriani, founder of the successful F.3000 team Barone Rampante, joined forced with longtime team owner Ferdinando Ravarotto and Modesto Benegiamo, who served as a Director Of Sport for many teams over the last 20 years in both open and closed-wheel competition. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 08

Todt reveals Alonso’s 2000 ‘betrayal’

Jean Todt has revealed he did not attempt to sign Fernando Alonso during his time as Ferrari boss due to an earlier betrayal.

2012-05-10 - Spanish Grand Prix 372Jean Todt (DR)The Frenchman, who is now the FIA president, reigned over Ferrari from the 90s until 2008. At the end of 2006, he chose Kimi Raikkonen as the retiring ‘number 1′ Michael Schumacher’s replacement, even though Spaniard Alonso – now Ferrari’s long term hope – was also on the market.

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Jul 05

Horner denies claims he could replace Ecclestone

Christian Horner has emphatically denied suggestions he might be the next Bernie Ecclestone.

2011-11-26 - Red Bull Racing - Brazil - Bernie Ecclestone - Sebastian Vettel - Christian Horner2011-11-26 - Red Bull Racing - Brazil - Christian Horner - Bernie EcclestoneAlready very close to the sport’s 81-year-old ‘supremo’ Ecclestone – who is at the middle of a potentially-damaging corruption affair – the name ‘Horner’ is often mentioned in the paddock as perhaps Ecclestone’s preferred successor.

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Jun 06

Two races for CTCC in Montreal

With a full field of 40 cars

CTCC logo2011-06-10_0973 Photo Grand Prix du CanadaThe most prestigious race event of the year will take place in Montreal at Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve this weekend and the Canadian Touring Car Championship (CTCC) presented by Continental Tire will have the privilege of being a part of it. With a full field of 40 cars, the maximum allowed on the race track, CTCC is ready to put on a great show for the Montreal race fans. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 18

Coloni Motorsport turns 30, an history of passion and success

Precisely 30 years ago, on 18 January 1982, Coloni Motorsport was born.

Coloni Motorsport Paolo_FidalmaColoni Motorsport 89 F1 MonacoThe story of the Italian team is a really successful one, starting right from that first season that saw the team clinch his first drivers title in the Italian F3 Championship with Enzo Coloni himself at the wheel, and still keeping momentum today with the three wins the team secured in the 2011 GP2 season.

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Nov 15

Jan Charouz completes HRT F1 Team’s lineup in the Abu Dhabi tests

“It will be a great opportunity and I thank HRT for giving me the chance to test with them tomorrow”

Jan Charouz  portrait 11 - HRT F1 TeamCzech driver Jan Charouz will participate in the young driver test which is taking place from today Tuesday until Thursday the 17th of November at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi. Charouz will be behind the wheel of the F111 tomorrow and will step aside, that same day, for Nathanael Berthon once the Czech driver will complete the programme established for him by the team.

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Mar 18

Mercuria and DAMS, a winning synergy in GP2

Today, Mercuria and DAMS are delighted to announce the signing of a partnership for the 2011 season.

DamsGP2 Dams - Romain GrosjeanThe logos of the Swiss energy company appear today on Romain Grosjean’s car in the last round of the Asian GP2 Series Championship on the Imola circuit, where they will remain throughout the whole GP2 Series season. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 04

Alonso happy with long life at Ferrari

Fernando Alonso has revealed he is more than happy with life at Ferrari.

2011-01-29 - Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro 00142011-01-29 - Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro 00202011 is the two-time world champion’s tenth season in formula one, but only his second with the famous Maranello based team. “I expected a team of legend and magic and it has been a pleasant surprise, even better than I expected,” the 29-year-old told the Spanish sports daily Marca. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 17

Lowndes to drive Button’s McLaren at Bathurst

He said he is confident he can break his lap record.

2011-02-13 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Jerez - Jenson Button 032011-02-13 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Jerez - Jenson Button 02A modern formula one car could pose a threat to the new fastest-ever lap at the fabled Mount Panorama circuit, otherwise known as Bathurst west of Sydney. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 04

Force India looks to the future (updated)

With extension to McLaren Applied Technologies partnership and new technical structure
Force India extends McLaren tech deal

2011-02-01 - Force India F1 Team - Valencia  - Nico Hulkenberg - 14McLaren Applied Technologies logoFollowing on from its most successful FIA Formula One World Championship season to date, the Force India F1 Team is pleased to announce the first in a series of developments to aid the team in its campaign to reach the upper echelons of the sport. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 13

Gravity-Charouz Racing and DAMS gear up to compete in the WSR‏

World Series by Renault Formula 3.5

Renault World SeriesDamsAfter enjoying a successful campaign in the Auto GP Championship, Gravity-Charouz Racing is set to extend its collaboration this year by competing in the World Series by Renault Formula 3.5 category. This ambitious racing team is also joined by the technical support of DAMS, who will oversee engineering operations and provide technical support. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 27

Formula Palmer Audi shuts down

After 13 successfull years

FPA - Formula Palmer AudiFPA - Kazim VasiliauskasAn important era in British motor racing ends this year with the final Formula Palmer Audi Championship races having been run bringing a close to the popular series using Audi engines after 13 years. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 03

TP Formula to be on 2011 Auto GP grid

Italian outfit TP Formula will line up two cars on the Auto GP 2011 starting grid.

Auto GP - TP FormulaAuto GPSo, after Campos Racing, the Series hails the second new-entry in just a few days, something that clearly shows how big is the interest surrounding the Championship after an exciting 2010 and the big news announced for 2011. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 29

Campos Racing to join Auto GP field in 2011

“The teams quality has been one of the keys to the Auto GP success” – Coloni

Adrian CamposAuto GP and Campos Racing are eager to announce the signing of an agreement that will see the team enter the Series in 2011. Managed by former F1 driver Adrian Campos, the Spanish outfit will line-up two cars on next season’s grid, adding even more quality to an already outstanding Auto GP field. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 15

Hispania Racing’s line-up for the 2010 Young Drivers Test in Abu Dhabi

On Tuesday, GP2 champion Pastor Maldonado will be in the cockpit of the HRT F110

Pastor MaldonadoDavide ValsecchiHispania Racing is going to give three talented drivers the opportunity to drive during the Young Drivers Test in Abu Dhabi: Pastor Maldonado, Josef Král and Davide Valsecchi. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 07

Formula One star Michael Schumacher visits Bridgestone Corporation Headquarters

Michael Schumacher’s visit was of special significance to Bridgestone

2010-06-27 - Mercedes GP - Michael Schumacher 05Michael Schumacher, MERCEDES GP PETRONAS Formula One team driver and seven times World Champion, landed in Japan yesterday (6 October, 2010) ahead of this weekend’s Grand Prix of Japan and paid Bridgestone the great honour of heading straight from the airport to the company’s headquarters in Tokyo. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 21

Lotus back on track with ART

“It is a fantastic opportunity for ART Grand Prix to be working with Lotus” – Frédéric Vasseur

The best of British meets the best of France as Lotus Motorsport and GP2 championship winners ART Grand Prix unite to create the ultimate GP2 and GP3 race teams. Read the rest of this entry »

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