Tag Archive: Ferrari

Feb 23

Hamilton: The big unknown is Red Bull

“I hope it’ll be close so we’ll be fighting with Red Bull and Ferrari. That’s what the fans want to see.”
Hamilton: The big unknown is Red BullLewis Hamilton says the 2017 F1 technical regulation revamp is ‘a completely new slate’ for all the teams and has already picked out Red Bull as the rival he’s most intrigued to understand.
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Feb 22

First exclusive video clip of the Sauber C36-Ferrari on track

Filming day for the Sauber F1 Team

The Sauber C36-Ferrari hit the race track for the first time at the Circuit de Catalunya ahead of the 2017 Formula One World Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 20

In 2017 the Sauber F1 Team celebrates another milestone: it is the 25th Formula One season in the teams’ history

The Sauber C36-Ferrari – the anniversary car for the new era

2017-02-20 - Sauber C36-Ferrari (5)Together with its new owner, Longbow Finance S. A., the Sauber F1 Team starts a new era. In the 2017 FIA Formula One World Championship the Swiss team will again be competing with driver Marcus Ericsson (SE, 26) and the new arrival Pascal Wehrlein (DE, 22).

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Feb 20

Gianmaria Bruni becomes an official Porsche driver in GT

Considered one of the best GT drivers in the world

Gianmaria Bruni becomes an official Porsche driver in GTA few hours after Ferrari confirmed the end of its relationship with Gianmaria Bruni, Porsche announced the Italian driver will be joining its ranks.

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Feb 19

Ferrari and Gianmaria Bruni announce that, by mutual consent, they have early terminated their relationship

Ferrari has reached a technical and racing agreement with Alessandro Pier Guidi

Ferrari has reached a technical and racing agreement with Alessandro Pier Guidi After a collaboration started in 2007, Bruni will leave Ferrari at the end of June of this year. Ferrari thanks Gianmaria Bruni for his professional contribution and wishes him the best of luck for his new challenges.

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Feb 17

Throwback Thursday: 50 years ago at Sebring International Raceway

Ford, Ferrari, Porsche and Chevrolet all came to Sebring as contenders on April 1, 1967

Many of the leading manufacturers set to battle at this year’s Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida were major players in the same race at Sebring 50 years ago. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 16

Williams appoints Dirk de Beer as Head of Aerodynamics

Dirk arrives at Williams with a wealth of experience

05 - Williams Martini Racing Williams Martini Racing is pleased to announce that Dirk de Beer has been appointed as the team’s new Head of Aerodynamics, and will join the company on 1 March 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 08

Ferrari heads to Total 24 Hours of Spa as leader in the Intercontinental GT Challenge

Porsche and Bentley are close behind, thanks to their podium finishes in Australia

20170203-018 After their well-deserved win in the Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour, Ferrari will travel to the second round of the Intercontinental GT Challenge, the Total 24 Hours of Spa, as the championship leader.

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Feb 05

Ferrari ‘cannot keep on committing to F1 with decreasing audiences’

Ferrari chairman and CEO Sergio Marchionne has warned the Scuderia “cannot keep on committing to F1 with decreasing audiences”.

Ferrari 'cannot keep on committing to F1 with decreasing audiences'His comments were made in an investor conference call last week, although he added that he has faith in Formula One’s new owners Liberty Media and is hopeful the American media giant will be able to raise the sports appeal. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 05

Ferrari takes well-deserved win in Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour

The Ferrari squad had a one-lap advantage over the #12 Competition Motorsports Porsche

The #88 Maranello Motorsport Ferrari of Toni Vilander, Jamie Whincup and Craig Lowndes took victory in the Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour, opening round of the 2017 Intercontinental GT Challenge.

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Feb 05

Ferrari wins Bathurst 12 Hours

Outstanding win for the Maranello Motorsport 488 GT3

Ferrari wins Bathurst 12 Hours Official Ferrari driver Toni Vilander and Aussies Craig Lowndes and Jamie Whincup triumph after a three-way fight lasting for almost the entire race. This is Ferrari’s second win in one of the most difficult races in motorsport. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 04

Emotional pole for Ferrari and Toni Vilander

2017 Bathurst 12-Hour

At the wheel of the #88 Maranello Motorsport Ferrari Toni Vilander took pole for the Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour, opening round of the 2017 Intercontinental GT Challenge. Pole in the GT4 category went to #48 M-Motorsport KTM X-Bow GT4. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 28

Full on Racing in LMGTE

LMGTE category are for cars that are based on road cars
2016-04-16-0001In 2016 the LMGTE class in the European Le Mans Series provided some of the most exciting racing, with the drama not ending until the final chequered flag in Portugal.

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Jan 26

Rolex 24 At Daytona: Ferrari sweeps GTD front row

IMSA Daytona 24 Hours Qualifying

daytona-15 Alessandro Pier Guidi puts Spirit of Race Ferrari 488 GT3 on pole position, just ahead of Alessandro Balzan in the Scuderia Corsa Ferrari 488 GT3 Toni Vilander qualifies Risi Competizione Ferrari 488 GTE in fourth position. Ferrari 488 GT3s have taken over the front row of the GT-Daytona (GTD) field for this weekend’s 24 Hours of Daytona. In GT-Le Mans class (GTLM) the 488 GTE of team Risi Competizione took fourth place. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 23

Liberty to axe Ferraris $100 million bonus payment

Ferrari may lose some of its financial privileges under proposals being considered by F1’s incoming new owners, Liberty Media

Liberty to axe Ferraris $100 million bonus paymentAccording to reports by Forbes, the plan is to change the way the sport’s prize money is paid so that it is more evenly split. It is hoped this will close the gap between ‘the haves and the have nots’ and in turn improve the spectacle on track. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 21

Ecclestone to exit next week?

Bernie Ecclestone’s reign as F1 ringmaster could come to an end next week, it has been claimed.

2016-06-09_0599 According to Sky News, Liberty Media has offered him a “less hands-on role – with a title such as life president”. It also says that Chase Carey, who was appointed as F1’s new chairman at the end of last year, has lined up former ESPN executive Sean Bratches to run the commercial side of the sport, while ex-Ferrari and ex-Mercedes man Ross Brawn will have a “key role” on the sporting side.
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Jan 08

Brawn: F1 needs a plan

Ross Brawn says one of his frustrations with Formula One is that the sport is too reactive and does not have any long term plans

Brawn: F1 needs a planBrawn – who masterminded title wins with Benetton, Ferrari and his own BrawnGP outfit – was linked to a new role in F1 last year, with rumours he could succeed Bernie Ecclestone as F1 chief. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 05

IMSA latest news

55 Cars ready for action in Roar Before The Rolex 24 At Daytona

Scuderia Corsa Announces Driver Lineup for 24 Hours of Daytona.  Unwrapping the Last Gift. Driver Lineup Confirmed for the 2017 Mazda Prototype Team. BAR1 Motorsports Preps for Rolex 24 With Two Cars. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 04

Mercedes sets launch date for 2017 F1 car

Mercedes become the second team to confirm its 2017 F1 car launch date after Ferrari
Mercedes sets launch date for 2017 F1 carMercedes AMG Petronas has revealed the launch date for its 2017 F1 car, the W08, for Thursday 23rd February which will be officially unveiled at Silverstone.
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Jan 02

Final pieces of F1 2017 jigsaw set to fall into place

Sources suggest a contract has been signed
2016-06-12_0574 The significant final pieces of the Formula 1 2017 jigsaw are expected to be confirmed imminently with all signs pointing towards a move to Mercedes for Valtteri Bottas following a reported pre-Christmas seat fitting.
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