Tag Archive: Formula 1

May 26

McLaren celebrates its Formula 1 heroes and history with 50th anniversary campaign (+video)

On May 22 1966, Bruce McLaren started a Formula 1 race in a chassis bearing his own name for the very first time

The overweight and under-prepared M2B car only lasted nine laps before retiring with an oil leak, but the New Zealander had made his mark.

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May 25

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

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2016 season

2015-10-16_0091 Upcoming motor racing highlights: The classic Formula 1 race on the streets of Monaco and the 24-hr event at the Nürburgring Read the rest of this entry »

May 20

Hamilton: I don’t look at Ferrari and wish I was there…

“I look at my team, the Silver Arrows, and think I’m a part of this history”
Lewis Hamilton has dropped a clear hint that he plans to see out his Formula 1 career with the Mercedes team in order to remain an ambassador for the brand beyond the sport. Read the rest of this entry »

May 18

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

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2016 season

01 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team The DTM will get the second race weekend of the 2016 season under way this weekend in Spielberg. Read the rest of this entry »

May 18

Gian Carlo Minardi brings back Formula 1 to Imola

On the occasion of the Historic Minardi Day on Saturday, June 25, Formula 1 will roar again at the Circuit of Imola

1987 GP San Marino-Imola(Photo 4) (122) A day dedicated to motors and to sport to retrace the 35-year history of the Minardi Team and of the Enzo and Dino Ferrari circuit, to savour 340 Grand Prix of the stable founded by Gian Carlo Minardi, and much more. Read the rest of this entry »

May 16

Tickets for the 2016 Ferrari World Finals at DIS on sale now

Daily General Admission Tickets For First Ferrari World Finals In North America Start At $15

2011-02-18_0647 Tickets for the Ferrari World Finals on Dec. 1-4, which is being held for the first time in North America, are on sale now. Read the rest of this entry »

May 10

Official FIA delegation declares Baku City Circuit on-track to host Formula 1 (+video)

Charlie Whiting in Baku to check track preparations ahead of Baku’s F1 debut

Official FIA delegation declares Baku City Circuit on-track to host Formula 1_3 A FIA delegation, led by the FIA Formula One Race Director and Safety Delegate, Charlie Whiting, today inspected the readiness of the Baku City Circuit ahead of the 2016 FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX OF EUROPE, to be held in Baku, Azerbaijan the weekend of June 17th-19th. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 24

Vettel: F1 should remain a sport, not a show

The four-time world champion has been critical of the current ‘hybrid’ era of F1

Vettel: F1 should remain a sport, not a showSebastian Vettel has urged Formula 1 to tweak the regulations to ensure the series remains a sport and does not get distracted by a desire to make it a show. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 20

Ecclestone stirs controversy with latest women in F1 comments

Ecclestone: Women not strong enough for F1

Ecclestone stirs controversy with latest women in F1 commentsBernie Ecclestone has stirred controversy by declaring women would not be ‘taken seriously’ if they competed in Formula 1. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 15

Taya Kyle takes IndyCar ride with Mario Andretti in Long Beach

Californian Fire Captain joins PIRTEK Team Murray’s CK Crew for Indy 500

PIRTEK Team Murray driver, Matt Brabham, Mario Andretti, Taya Kyle and Californian Fire Captain, Sonny Saghera Taya Kyle – military and first responder family advocate and author – has taken the ride of a lifetime with IndyCar and Formula 1 World Champion, Mario Andretti at the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 13

Boullier: F1 making positive step with qualifying change

The Frenchman was a central part of the F1 teams uniting and writing to Jean Todt and Bernie Ecclestone
Boullier: F1 making positive step with qualifying changeMcLaren-Honda racing director Eric Boullier says Formula 1 has made the right move for the fans by reverting back to the previous qualifying format and ditching the highly-criticised knockout experiment. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 08

Rosberg hints at Mercedes contract extension

Rosberg nonetheless says he is in no rush to firm up his future at the moment
Rosberg hints at Mercedes contract extensionNico Rosberg says he plans to ‘be at Mercedes for some time to come’, but insists he is not considering his future at the moment despite a strong start to the 2016 Formula 1 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 08

Two Russian series have been selected to be the support races for the 2016 Formula 1 Russian Grand Prix

The 2016 Formula 1 Russian Grand Prix Support Races Programme has been announced.

Sochi Autodrom logo The SMP Formula 4 Championship and the Mitjet 2L Arctic Cup will accompany the Formula 1® race. The fact that these two championships are included into the programme is one of the special features of the 2016 Formula 1 Russian Grand Prix this year. It ensures the participation of a large number of Russian drivers at the major motorsport weekend in the country. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 03

No agreement reached on qualifying debacle

Ecclestone and the teams emerged to confirm that no agreement has been reached

No agreement reached on qualifying debacleFormula 1’s much maligned qualifying format remains in place for the time being as a crunch meeting between F1 chiefs and team bosses failed to yield a unanimous decision, though a new proposal is set to be offered later this week.

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Apr 02

Ecclestone dismisses drivers as having no voice

“They can say what they like can’t they? They can’t do anything”

Ecclestone dismisses drivers as having no voiceBernie Ecclestone says it is not worth the drivers grouping together to voice their concerns of the way Formula 1 is run as they ‘have no strength’ and ‘no voice’.
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Mar 31

INSIGHT: The history of racing at Long Beach

It’s the longest running street race in the US, so naturally Long Beach has a wonderful history

It’s the longest running street race in the US, so naturally Long Beach has a wonderful historyFor over 40 years the streets of Long Beach have reverberated to the sound of racing cars. From thunderous F5000s, to high-tech F1 and through multiple generations of IndyCar, the Long Beach Grand Prix has played host to them all. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 29

Renault modesty dictated by rival strength

“We are very impressed by the level the bar has been raised in F1”
Renault modesty dictated by rival strengthCyril Abiteboul says Renault Sport F1 has all the ‘right ingredients’ in place to get back to winning ways in Formula 1, but concedes the sheer quality of its rivals will make the process a potentially long one. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 23

Rosberg ‘needed’ first win of 2016 – Lauda

“You need this to have a good start to the season because it gives him confidence”
Rosberg ‘needed’ first win of 2016 – LaudaNiki Lauda believes it was important for Nico Rosberg’s confidence that he came out fighting from the start of the 2016 Formula 1 World Championship season as he romped to victory in the Australian Grand Prix.
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Mar 18

‘Halo’ set for F1 introduction from 2017

The much discussed device broke cover during testing
‘Halo’ set for F1 introduction from 2017The controversial ‘halo’ cockpit protection device is on course to be introduced to Formula 1 from 2017 as the FIA continues to work on its development following a public airing in pre-season testing.
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Mar 17

Estrella Galicia 0,0 reinforces its commitment to Formula 1

The beer brand will appear for the first time on the new STR11 of our two drivers Carlos Sainz and Max Verstappen

07 - Scuderia Toro Rosso Scuderia Toro Rosso is happy to announce that Estrella Galicia 0,0 is reinforcing its ambitious commitment to Formula 1 by strengthening the partnership agreement signed with the team last season. Read the rest of this entry »

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