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Oct 20

Formula E ushers next generation of motorsport coverage

Facebook Fans in Spain to enjoy the Beijing ePrix via world’s largest social community

Facebook Fans in Spain to enjoy the Beijing ePrix via world’s largest social communityFormula E’s position as the leading digital motorsport channel will be further enhanced by a new collaboration with Facebook to enjoy unprecedented levels of exclusive content and opportunities to engage with drivers, teams and events taking place throughout the course of each race. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 15

Grabyo partnership takes Formula E fans inside the race

Followers to view in-race highlights in real-time on social media

Followers to view in-race highlights in real-time on social mediaFormula E has today announced that it has extended its partnership with Grabyo for the second season of the world’s first fully-electric racing series. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 29

Formula E partners with Little Dot Studios

Little Dot to distribute online video content

Little Dot to distribute online video contentFormula E has today announced it has signed a partnership with Little Dot Studios, the next generation broadcaster and producer, to create and distribute video content across YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat and Periscope. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 20

Official: Vettel replaces Alonso at Ferrari

Finally, the open secrets about Fernando Alonso and Sebastian Vettel’s futures became officially clear on Thursday.

2013-05-12 - Red Bull Racing - Spain - Sebastian Vettel - Fernando Alonso 01 Ferrari announced that Spaniard Alonso and the Italian team have ended their relationship “by common consent”, opening the door for Vettel to arrive from Red Bull. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 18

Ecclestone to clamp down on online media in paddock

Bernie Ecclestone has vowed to clamp down on the proliferation of internet journalists in F1

2014-10-11 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Russia - Sebastian Vettel - Bernie Ecclestone After controversially rubbishing the power of social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter last week, the F1 supremo is now warning that online publications will find access to the paddock more difficult in the future. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 14

Teams hit back at Ecclestone attitude

F1 teams have hit back at Bernie Ecclestone’s attitude about social media

Donald MacKenzie - Bernie Ecclestone In a typically controversial interview on Friday, the F1 chief executive said he sees no value in Facebook and Twitter, and has more interest in marketing the sport to 70-year-olds who have “plenty of cash”. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 21

More alarming news about Caterham future

More alarming news about the health of the ailing F1 backmarker Caterham has emerged.

2014-03-16 - Caterham F1 Team - Australia - Marcus Ericsson 03 The posts have now been deleted, but race driver Kamui Kobayashi reportedly admitted on Facebook recently that he considered pulling out of the Russian grand prix when Caterham ran out of spare parts. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 29

Rosberg punished but Mercedes duo ‘free to race’

“They remain free to race”

2014-07-20_0918 - Mercedes AMG Petronas - Germany - Nico Rosberg Nico Rosberg apologised to his teammate Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes on Friday, after the German was punished by the team for last Sunday’s crash. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 16

Rossi one of many departures at Caterham

Alexander Rossi is just one of many departures at Caterham this week.

2014-06-07_0069 22-year-old Californian Rossi was a test and occasional Friday driver for the Tony Fernandes-founded team, which has been taken over by investors and is now headed by Colin Kolles and Christijan Albers. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 16

Hamilton’s comments on Rosberg ‘a joke’ – Wolff

“It was meant as a joke”

Lewis Hamilton - trophée Santander Boss Toto Wolff has played down a spat between Mercedes’ race drivers over championship leader Nico Rosberg’s nationality. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 14

Newlywed Rosberg ‘over the moon’

Championship leader Nico Rosberg has married his long-time girlfriend Vivian.

https://fbcdn-sphotos-c-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xfa1/t31.0-8/10548810_10152608796449874_6125954335033250095_o.jpgThe pair tied the knot at the registry office in Monaco, where they share an apartment in the same building as Mercedes’ other driver, Lewis Hamilton.
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Jul 09

Rosberg hits back at Hamilton’s ‘not German’ attack

“What a stupid and unnecessary attack by Hamilton”

IMG_7271 Nico Rosberg has hit back at his teammate Lewis Hamilton, after the Briton said next weekend’s German grand prix is “not really his home race”. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 06

Hamilton decision is latest title blow

As ever, it was Niki Lauda who delivered the bluntest assessment of Saturday’s events at Silverstone.

2014-06-08_0944 “Lewis was wrong,” said the F1 legend.  “It was his decision as he thought he could go no quicker.  Very simple.” Lauda, who is Mercedes’ team chairman, is referring to how Hamilton aborted his final qualifying run at damp Silverstone, leaving him just sixth on the grid and likely to see his 29-point championship deficit blow out even further. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 11

F1 suffering global TV ratings decline – report

F1’s television ratings in key markets are strikingly down in 2014.

2014-06-07_0891Writing in the Spanish sports daily Marca, correspondent Miguel Sanz said the most worrying figures are coming out of Latin America, where the ratings decline has been a staggering 50 per cent. Read the rest of this entry »

May 30

Hamilton ‘still friends’ with Rosberg

Lewis Hamilton says he is “still friends” with his Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg.

2014-03-30 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Malaysia -  Nico Rosberg - Lewis Hamilton 02 Since the Monaco grand prix, the 2008 world champion has been roundly criticised for his behaviour, with Mika Hakkinen for instance suggesting he should even apologise. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 24

Stock car racer Danica Patrick endorses BRP’s Can-Am Spyder

“I first tried the Can-Am Spyder in Long Beach, CA in a closed track and I had a blast”

Stock car racer Danica Patrick endorses BRP's Can-Am Spyder Professional stock car racer Danica Patrick, an ambassador of BRP’s popular Can-Am Spyder, not only rides the unique three-wheel on-road vehicle but also actively participates in promotional activities. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 18

Scuderia Toro Rosso launches new website

It has been designed to work easily
08 - Scuderia Toro RossoAs of today, 18 April, the Scuderia Toro Rosso website is relaunched with a brand new look aimed at making it more user-friendly and informative.

Jan 19

Vettel yet to confirm fatherhood

Sebastian Vettel is yet to confirm reports he is now a father.

2013-06-09_0580 We reported earlier this week that the reigning quadruple world champion’s partner Hanna gave birth to a baby girl last Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 08

‘No interest’ in stopping boos on Twitter – Vettel

But there was no booing in Korea at the weekend

Sebastian Vettel Corée - photo © J.F GaleronSebastian Vettel says he will not try to boost his popularity by jumping on the social media bandwagon. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 27

Successful Dakar testing for ALDO Racing in England

This full-scale test was in preparation for the 14-day Dakar Rally

ALDO Racing team - Desert Warrior 3The Montreal-based ALDO Racing team achieved its goals in England this week, running their brand new Desert Warrior 3 on the test track used by Range Rover to test their vehicles off-road. Read the rest of this entry »

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