Tag Archive: Formula 1

Aug 23

The next Race Of Champions (ROC) will take place inside Miami’s Marlins Park baseball stadium on January 21-22, 2017

Miami becomes first American city 
to host the Race Of Champions

ROC - Miami becomes first American city 
to host the Race Of Champions The Race Of Champions (ROC) is heading to the United States of America for the first time in its history after Miami’s Marlins Park baseball stadium won the rights to host the next ROC event on January 21-22, 2017.

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Aug 15

‘Freedom’ key to sprucing up F1 action, says Alonso

“A little bit more freedom for the teams, the drivers, relaxing a little bit everything will be good, like it has been always in F1”
2016-07-08-Friday-0069 Fernando Alonso says Formula 1 must be willing to allow more freedom to drivers and teams to improve the spectacle of Formula 1, remarking that painting each car black would make them indistinguishable at the moment. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 12

FIA more open to opinion since GPDA letter – Button

“We feel that we do have a say anyway and since our comments earlier in the year, the FIA have been more open to our opinions”

2016-06-10_0086 Jenson Button says the FIA has allowed drivers more input into the direction of Formula 1 since the Grand Prix Drivers’ Association wrote an open letter declaring the sport ‘obsolete and ill-structured’ earlier this year.

Aug 08

Thousands of employees and families attend McLaren Employee Motor Show

Over 200 exhibits were showcased

2016-08-08 - Thousands of employees and families attend McLaren Employee Motor ShowOver three thousand people turned out for the sixth McLaren Employee Motor Show, proudly hosted by the company at its McLaren Technology Centre in Woking, Surrey, on Saturday.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 31

Over 20 000 spectators for Ferrari Racing Days Sochi

Goodbye Sochi!

Over 20 000 spectators for Ferrari Racing Days Sochi (1) The first Ferrari Racing Days event in Russia was completed today with a record of spectators. Over 20,000 turned out between Saturday and Sunday, confirming the passion of Russian people for motorsport and the world related to the Prancing Horse.

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Jul 27

Tales from the paddock: Formula 1, DTM and AMG Customer Sports

This is what happened: Weekend’s results & facts

Mercedes There are two highlights of the 2016 season coming up next weekend: for the Silver Arrows, # F1isBACK in Germany; meanwhile, AMG Customer Sports teams will be competing in the 24-hour race at Spa-Francorchamps. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 20

Tales from the paddock: Formula 1, DTM and AMG Customer Sports

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2016 season

DTM, Zandvoort. Mercedes-AMG DTM Team, Mercedes-Benz, DTM, Christian Vietoris, BWT Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM Robert Wickens Lucas Au This is what happened: Weekend’s results & facts. News from the Mercedes-AMG motorsport teams. Three questions for Ulrich Fritz. Social media news: What’s new online? This week’s important dates and events.

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Jul 14

Formula V8 3.5: FIA acknowledges the universal value of Formula V8 3.5

The intrinsic values of Formula V8 3.5 have been acknowledged

FIA ACKNOWLEDGES THE UNIVERSAL VALUE OF FORMULA V8 3.5Formula V8 3.5 has been acknowledged one of the greatest motor racing categories as it has been included by FIA in the points system  to obtain the FIA Superlicence of Formula 1. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 13

Tales from the paddock: Formula 1, DTM and AMG Customer Sports

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2016 season

2016-07-10-Sunday-0172 A busy hot summer of motor sport continues unabated: After two Formula 1 wins by the Silver Arrows in Austria and England, the DTM now heads to Zandvoort for its next meeting. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 10

F1 British GP: Hamilton closes gap with fourth British GP win

A fourth win for Hamilton at Silverstone to put him on a par with Nigel Mansell
2016-07-09-Saturday-0081 Lewis Hamilton has moved to within four points of Nico Rosberg at the head of the 2016 Formula 1 World Championship standings after claiming a comfortable lights-to-flag win in a wet-to-dry British Grand Prix.

Jul 07

British GP podium miss ‘really hurts’ – Button

“It really hurts but I can’t do anything about that right now so you’ve just got to take it”
2016-06-10_0070 Jenson Button says it pains him to not have a victory or podium result at the British Grand Prix during his Formula 1 career and admits it is a tall order to achieve the feat this year. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 06

Pirelli announces test calendar with new wider Formula 1 tyres for 2017

A modified Ferrari SF15-T will undertake the first track tests of Pirelli’s 2017-specification Formula 1 tyres

2016-07-06 - Pirelli announces test calendar with new wider Formula 1 tyres for 2017 There will be two days of testing from 1-2 August at Fiorano, which will be artificially dampened in order to carry out tests with Cinturato intermediate and full wet tyres. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 06

Tales from the paddock: Formula 1, DTM and AMG Customer Sports

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2016 season

2016-06-08_0006 The month of July is packed with motor racing action. Formula 1 heads from Austria this week straight to England. Meanwhile, the 24-Hours of Spa also beckons… Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 29

Tales from the paddock: Formula 1, DTM and AMG Customer Sports

This is what happened: Weekend’s results & facts

2016-06-10_45652 The Mercedes-AMG DTM Team has already had its race weekend in Spielberg; now it’s the turn of the Silver Arrows to compete in Austria – but only after a brief stopover at Hockenheim. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 28

#F1isBACK: Goose bumps in the cockpit!

The most memorable Hockenheim moments of the German Formula 1 stars

Nico Hülkenberg, Nico Rosberg and Pascal Wehrlein 90 years of the German Grand Prix: Nico Rosberg, Nico Hülkenberg and Pascal Wehrlein share their favourite Hockenheim memories. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 27

Sette Câmara to drive at Silverstone test

Following the 2016 British Grand Prix

07 - Scuderia Toro RossoScuderia Toro Rosso is pleased to announce that Sérgio Sette Câmara will drive our current STR11 car at the forthcoming Formula 1 test at Silverstone Circuit, following the 2016 British Grand Prix.

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Jun 23

Interlagos insists Brazilian GP safe, seeking extension

The city’s current contract runs through 2020
Organisers for the Brazilian Grand Prix insist it will complete the renovation work it needs to ensure it remains on the Formula 1 calendar until the end of its contract after Bernie Ecclestone claimed the event is facing the axe.
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Jun 22

Tales from the paddock: Formula 1, DTM and AMG Customer Sports

This is what happened: Weekend’s results & facts

2016-06-10_2991-14-32-41 Two spectacular street circuits within a week: The Formula 1 premiere in Baku is followed by the most eagerly anticipated fixture on the DTM calendar – the Norisring. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 15

#F1isBACK: Up to 90 euros anniversary reduction on Hockenheim Formula 1 tickets

Home race for Silver Arrows: The German Grand Prix is returning to the Hockenheimring, 29th – 31st July 2016

2016-06-11_48182 Stuttgart: #F1isBACK! Silver Arrows drivers Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton will line up for one of the home races of MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS at the Hockenheimring from 29th to 31st July 2016. To mark the 90th anniversary of the German Grand Prix, Mercedes-Benz will give all fans up to 90 euros discount off the normal ticket price for seats in the Mercedes grandstand. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 15

Tales from the paddock: Formula 1, DTM and AMG Customer Sports

From Canada to Azerbaijan: New country, new track and a new challenge for the Silver Arrows

2016-06-12_2339 The Circuit Gilles Villeneuve has always been a happy hunting ground for Lewis Hamilton. Last Sunday, the reigning Formula 1 World Champion won there for the fifth time.

Flagworld photo album

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