Tag Archive: FIA

Jul 16

Tyre companies shouldn’t dictate strategies, teams say

The FIA and FOM should be responsible for dictating how tyres are produced and used in F1

Tyre companies shouldn’t dictate strategies, teams sayF1 should be responsible for dictating the way tyres are produced and used in the sport, rather than tyre companies pushing their own agendas. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 16

“Formula E; mission accomplished” – Alejandro Agag

Series boss reflects on inaugural season

Series boss reflects on inaugural seasonLondon’s thrilling season finale last month brought the inaugural Formula E season to a close and with it the conclusion of three and a half years work to turn a vision from FIA President Jean Todt into a reality.

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Jul 13

Mercedes ‘sharpening pencils’ to address F1 engine costs

Toto Wolff insists that Mercedes will look into the feasibility of reducing the costs faced by customers buying its F1 engines

2015-06-06_1979 Mercedes motorsport boss Toto Wolff says that Mercedes will look into the possibility of cutting the cost of F1 engines for customer teams, but admits that it would likely have a major impact on the manufacturer’s business model. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 11

FIA approves expanded F1 schedule

The FIA’s World Motor Sport Council has given the green light to a 21-stop F1 schedule for 2016, Formula One World Championship

FIA approves expanded F1 scheduleThe World Motor Sport Council approved a 21-date F1 calendar – featuring a few unusual slots – for 2016 during its recdnt meeting in Mexico City. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 11

WMSC reveals dates for season two Formula E calendar

Season to start in Beijing on October 17

Season to start in Beijing on October 17The FIA WMSC, which met today in Mexico City, has approved the calendar for the second season of the FIA Formula E Championship. It is made up of 11 races, hosted in 10 cities, with London exceptionally hosting two races, as was the case in the inaugural season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 11

Changes to e-Licence system

New e-Licence concept approved by WMSC

New e-Licence concept approved by WMSCNew changes have been made to the e-Licence system following approval from the FIA World Motor Sport Council in Mexico. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 10

2017 LM P2 regulations – The four chassis constructors selected

After eight months’ work and a two-month selection process

2017 LM P2 regulations - The four chassis constructors selectedThe four constructors are: Dallara (Italy-United States), Onroak Automotive (France), Oreca (France-United States) and the joint-venture Riley Tech/Multimatic (USA, Canada and the United Kingdom), subject to validation of the regulations by the World Motor Sport Council on 10th July.

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Jul 08

No seaside holiday: FIA Formula 3 European Championship to race at Zandvoort

This weekend at Zandvoort, Netherlands, they are going to contest the third race meeting within four weeks

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logo The FIA Formula 3 European Championship young guns currently have to cope with a really tight schedule and can’t even think about relaxed summer holidays.

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Jul 08

Hamilton ‘very happy’ to see race weekend changes

“I’d be very happy for the weekend to change as its been the same weekend for nine years”

2015-06-07_0873 Lewis Hamilton says he would be very happy to see the F1 race weekend format shaken up next season, but admits he would like to be consulted too. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 03

FIA announces 10 teams to register for season two

Registration process begins for 2015-2016 season

Registration process begins for 2015-2016 seasonThe FIA has revealed (below) the 10 teams which have been validated to enter the registration process for the second season of the all-electric FIA Formula E Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 01

Horner demands progress ahead of crunch Strategy Group meeting

Christian Horner says the Strategy Group’s credibility is on the line if it cannot make progress following a slew of negative publicity

Horner demands progress ahead of crunch Strategy Group meetingChristian Horner has called upon the Strategy Group members to start forcing through decisions as it gets ready to meet again for a discussion over Formula 1’s future. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 30

Todt willing to take control of F1 regulation changes

FIA President Jean Todt says he would be willing to accept calls to disband the Strategy Group

2015-06-21_0116Jean Todt says he is prepared to take control and determine the F1 regulations alongside Bernie Ecclestone, but isn’t convinced it would be popular amongst teams. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 30

Piquet crowned at Formula E Awards Gala

Jack Nicholls & Jodie Kidd present awards at Natural History Museum

Jack Nicholls & Jodie Kidd present awards at Natural History MuseumNew FIA Formula E Champion Nelson Piquet Jr received his championship trophy in front of a packed audience at the Natural History Museum in London. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 30

The GreenGT H2 on the circuit

“Young drivers like my son Aurélien will soon have an opportunity to race in electric/hydrogen racing cars.” – Olivier Panis

GreenGT H2 1 This week-end GreenGT presented the GreenGT H2, the first electric/hydrogen racing car, on the Paul Ricard circuit, during the French leg of the FIA WTCC. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 29

Renault confirms manufacturer entry for season two

e.dams-Renault vows to fight for both titles as partnership deepens

e.dams-Renault vows to fight for both titles as partnership deepensRenault has confirmed that it will manufacturer its own powertrain for season two of the FIA Formula E Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 28

ERC Ypres Rally final report

ERC Kenotek by CID LINES Ypres Rally Day Report: Loix gives ŠKODA Fabia R5 its maiden ERC victory in Ypres

ERC Kenotek by CID LINES Ypres Rally Day Report Loix gives ŠKODA Fabia R5 its maiden ERC victory in Ypres Freddy Loix came from almost 30 seconds behind to score a sensation 10th win on the Kenotek by CID LINES Ypres Rally, and in doing so gave the brand new ŠKODA Fabia R5 victory on its FIA European Rally Championship debut. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 28

Antonio Giovinazzi scores his third win of the season

Antonio Giovinazzi (Jagonya Ayam with Carlin) has won the 18th season race of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship

F3 - Norisring - Start of the race In sunny conditions at the 2.300 kilometres long Norisring, the Italian already took the lead at the start and safely brought victory home. ehind him, rookie drivers George Russell (Carlin) and Alexander Albon (Signature) finished second and third respectively.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 27

First ever title for e.dams-Renault! (+video)

History in the making!

Pole and win for Buemi, title for the teamThis Saturday, 27 June 2015, the e.dams-Renault team won the first ever FIA Formula E Championship title after establishing an unassailable lead with one round of the season still to go. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 27

Buemi’s stroll in the park

e.dams-Renault wins teams’ title as Buemi breathes life into title fight

e.dams-Renault wins teams’ title as Buemi breathes life into title fightSebastien Buemi went for a metaphorical walk in the beautiful Battersea Park and came back with a fighting chance of winning the FIA Formula E Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 27

Maximilian Günther wins Norisring thriller

The 17-year-old overtook three of his rivals at once and claimed his first win

F3 - Nosiring With a spectacular overtaking move, German Maximilian Günther (kfzteile24 Mücke Motorsport) secured his maiden race win in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship.
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