Tag Archive: FIA

Jul 22

Horner: F1 ‘at a crossroads’ on future engines, Liberty influence key

“I think what’s really interesting is that Formula One is effectively at a crossroads with the new regulations”

2017-06-09-08-47-08_0023Red Bull team principal Christian Horner believes Formula 1 must decide upon its core objectives which will lead discussions on future engine regulations and hints new owners Liberty could hold the key with a focus on the show element of the sport.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 21

Lauda slams ‘overreaction’ with Halo introduction

“You have to make the right decision in such a situation. The halo is the wrong one.”

2017-06-09-09-04-41_0035Three-time Formula 1 world champion and Mercedes non-executive director Niki Lauda has slammed the decision to introduce the ‘Halo’ cockpit protection for 2018, calling it an “overreaction”.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 20

Are good intentions a strong enough case for Halo?

The rocky road to the introduction of frontal cockpit protection to Formula 1 appears to be nearing its end

Are good intentions a strong enough case for Halo?For 2018, the ‘Halo’ is set to be attached to all cars, as announced by the FIA following the latest meeting of the F1 Strategy Group on Wednesday.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 20

Carlin confirm Vaidyanathan for the remainder of the 2017 FIA F3 season

“I’m grateful to have such a massive opportunity “

British team Carlin has today announced that Ameya Vaidyanathan will join their FIA Formula 3 European Championship team.

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Jul 19

Difficult to apply ‘immature’ Shield for F1 2018 – Horner

The Shield is expected to be debated in today’s [Wednesday] Strategy Group meeting

Difficult to apply ‘immature’ Shield for F1 2018 - HornerThe controversial ‘Shield’ concept will be ‘difficult’ for even a big budget team to apply to a 2018 F1 chassis even if the FIA decided to go ahead with the device now, according to Christian Horner.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 19

Pirelli Motorsport Hungarian Grand Prix selected sets per driver

Hungarian Grand Prix: July 28-30, 2017

2017-07-19 - Pirelli Motorsport Hungarian Grand Prix selected sets per driver

The FIA communicated to Pirelli each team’s tyre choices for the forthcoming Hungarian Grand Prix (Budapest, 28-30 July).

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Jul 14

Vettel gives Shield public debut in Silverstone FP1

Sebastian Vettel gave F1’s latest cockpit safety solution its public debut during opening practice at Silverstone on Friday

Vettel gives Shield public debut in Silverstone FP1Sebastian Vettel gave Formula 1’s latest cockpit safety solution its public debut on Friday as the ‘Shield’ broke cover during opening practice for the British Grand Prix.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 12

Formula V8 3.5: Who will be the Kaiser in Eifel?

World Series Formula V8 3.5

Located in the Green Forest, World Series returns to one of the F1 most iconic circuits,  Nürburgring, partnering the FIA WEC. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 12

WEC: Presentation of the 2017 6 Hours of Nürburgring

The competitors will not run on the original track, the famous Nordschleife and its 172 turns

2017-05-06-0034In the wake of the first two successful editions, the competitors in the World Endurance Championship (FIA WEC) are gearing up for an exciting return at the Nürburgring in Germany this coming weekend, just a month after the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

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Jul 11

Can Bottas be the unsurprising shock of F1 2017?

Bottas called it ‘the start of my life’

2017-06-09_2There aren’t too many occasions when Formula 1 drivers will accuse a rival of cheating only for it to be quickly glossed over, but that’s what happened when Valtteri Bottas produced his ‘risky’ start to keep the all-important lead in Austria to power to victory and put his name on the world title contenders list.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 11

FIA WEC TV coverage widespread throughout the world

6 Hours of Nürburgring

2017-04-16The cars have been rebuilt, the drivers and mechanics have rested and recovered, and the 24 Hours of Le Mans is now behind us, with six more thrilling rounds of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship to come.   Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 05

Mercedes warns it is hitting ‘sweet spot’ more regularly now

Wolff is confident Mercedes will be the team to beat

2017-06-10_2324Mercedes F1 boss Toto Wolff has sent an warning signal to rivals Ferrari by declaring the team is beginning to hit the ‘sweet spot’ more regularly as it continues to understand the tyres.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 05

ERC stars will take to the streets in Zlín

And it’s a superspecial stage like no other

ERC stars will take to the streets in ZlínThe hugely popular Zlín superspecial will once again provide a spectacular curtain raiser to round six of the FIA European Rally Championship, Barum Czech Rally Zlín in late August. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 04

Vettel escapes serious punishment for Hamilton clash – FULL VERDICT

Vettel was present at the meeting along with his Ferrari team principal Maurizio Arrivabene

2017-06-11_0680Sebastian Vettel will not face any further punishment for his part in the controversial coming together with Lewis Hamilton under safety car conditions during the Azerbaijan Grand Prix.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 04

Pirelli Motorsport British Grand Prix selected sets per driver

British Grand Prix: July 14-16, 2017

2017-07-04 - Pirelli Motorsport British Grand Prix selected sets per driverThe FIA communicated to Pirelli each team’s tyre choices for the forthcoming British Grand Prix (Silverstone, 14-16 July). Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 04

F4SEA opens at Malaysian F1 GP

“These six F1 support race slots at the Malaysia Grand Prix are a huge boost to our continued efforts” – Peter Thompson

F4SEA opens at Malaysian F1 GPThe 2017-18 season of the Formula 4 South East Asia Championship – certified by FIA – will commence with six (6) support races at the 2017 Formula 1 Petronas Malaysia Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 03

Vettel faces D-Day over Hamilton ‘road rage’ clash

Decision to be communicated before this weekend’s Austrian Grand Prix

2017-06-11_3280Championship leader Sebastian Vettel is set to learn today whether he will face further punishment for his part in the controversial coming together with Lewis Hamilton during the Azerbaijan Grand Prix.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 02

Kristoffersson wins Magic Weekend in Holjes and extends Championship lead

Kristoffersson’s win in the PSRX Volkswagen Sweden Polo

Kristoffersson wins Magic Weekend in Holjes and extends Championship leadSweden’s Johan Kristoffersson took a lights-to-flag victory on home soil at this weekend’s Swecon World RX of Sweden, round seven of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy.

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Jul 02

Maiden victory for an Indian driver in FIA Formula 3 European Championship

Norisring Race report

Maiden victory for an Indian driver in FIA Formula 3 European ChampionshipJehan Daruvala (Carlin) concluded his first visit to the Norisring with his maiden victory in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship. The 18-year-old Indian, who is backed by the Force India Formula 1 team, won at the 2.3 kilometres long street circuit in Nuremberg from Maximilian Günther (Prema Powerteam) and Lando Norris (Carlin). Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 02

Lando Norris wins at the Norisring

“I am really happy to finally be on the top step of the podium again”

Lando Norris wins at the NorisringAt the 2.3 kilometres long Norisring in Nuremberg, Lando Norris (Carlin) scored his third win in the 2017 FIA Formula 3 European Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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