Charlie Whiting says motorsport’s governing body will look into further ways to improve driver safety
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Trulli Formula E driver announcement
“We are very happy to have Salvador on board. He’s a driver that we were looking at last year, and we have been very impressed with his improvements during the championship. We are very glad that he trusts us despite two difficult tests. But once once we introduced to our project and he saw how hard we’re working and that our project is very ambitious.”
The finale of the Blancpain Endurance Series will take place at Nürburgring (DEU) in four weeks time.
The Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) overturned their decision to exclude the race-winning Grasser Racing Team (AUT) from the season opener of the Blancpain Endurance Series at Monza (ITA).
Two teams submit applications to join the Formula 1 grid, neither able to meet the FIA’s criteria
No more new teams will join Haas on the Formula 1 grid next season, the FIA has announced. Applications for prospective new teams to join the sport in either 2016 or 2017 were opened in May, with the original deadline set for the end of June, before later being extended to the end of July. Two teams submitted plans, but neither made the grade.
Alain Prost: Two days before I signed the contract [to take over Ligier] I did not want to do it anymore…
Four-time Formula 1 World Champion Alain Prost says the ‘biggest mistake’ he made during his career was becoming the owner of his own team, revealing he wanted to scrap the deal days before he signed a contract.
The series will become an open championship allowing manufacturers to pursue their own in-house innovation
The Federation Internationale de l’Automobile has today approved the homologation of the eight manufacturers that will provide powertrains to the 10 teams competing in the second season of the all-electric FIA Formula E Championship.
Forced to miss the eighth event of the 2015 season as a result of breaking his arm in a training accident
Highly rated Brazilian teenager Matheus Leist is to make his debut in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship with Double R Racing at the Red Bull Ring in Austria this weekend, 1st/2nd August, as replacement for injured category regular Nicolas Pohler.
Shortly before the FIA Formula 3 European Championship summer break, the young guns travel to the Austrian Alps.
At the Red Bull Ring, located about 80 kilometres from Graz, they will contests races 22, 23 and 24 of the 2015 season. At the GP circuit that was re-opened in May 2011, Antonio Giovinazzi (Jagonya Ayam with Carlin) wants to defend the championship lead he regained only in the previous race meeting.
Toto Wolff insists that Mercedes will look into the feasibility of reducing the costs faced by customers buying its F1 engines
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.
Season to start in Beijing on October 17
The 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.
After eight months’ work and a two-month selection process
The 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.