Tag Archive: Formula 1

Dec 02

2017 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix Tickets Go On Sale

Name and date change announced as early bird ticket offers – with up to 30% discounts for F1 fans – go on sale

Baku City Circuit logo Baku City Circuit (BCC) today launched its online ticket sales for the 2017 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix via www.bakucitycircuit.com. The 2017 Formula 1 calendar –  announced earlier this week by FIA – saw the Baku street race pushed back from its provisional date to the weekend of June 23rd – 25th, thereby avoiding another clash with the 24 Hours Le Mans race. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 01

‘Beat the Triple’: The Silver Arrows thank fans with a competition to celebrate world championship hat-trick – Mercedes-AMG A 45 to be won

Online-Game: ‘Beat the Triple’

2016-06-10_45652 Special highlight in the run-up to Christmas: Mega prize to be won in the Mercedes-AMG Motorsport ‘Beat the Triple’ online game from 1st – 24th December.

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Nov 29

Pirelli resumes 2017 tyre tests with F1 teams

The unmarked tyres are expected to be a variety of the dry compound options

Pirelli resumes 2017 tyre tests with F1 teamsThe future of Formula 1 became clearer with the start of the 2017 Abu Dhabi tyre test including Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull, with Lewis Hamilton making a surprise return to action just two days after missing out on the world title. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 28

Rosberg didn’t expect Hamilton to back him up

“I wasn’t expecting it, maybe I was a bit naïve but I didn’t expect it”

Rosberg didn’t expect Hamilton to back him upNew Formula 1 World Champion Nico Rosberg has revealed he didn’t expect Lewis Hamilton to adopt delaying tactics during a tense Abu Dhabi Grand Prix title finale but says he ‘can understand’ why he did. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 22

DHL Express becomes Official Logistics 
Provider for the Race Of Champions

DHL Express has signed an agreement to become Official Logistics Provider for the Race Of Champions

DHL Express becomes Official Logistics 
Provider for the Race Of Champions DHL Express will be the Official Logistics Provider for the first Race Of Champions on American soil – inside Marlins Park in Miami on January 21-22, 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 09

Hamilton braces for ‘pain’ if he loses F1 crown

“Regardless, I’m going to keep pushing”

Hamilton braces for ‘pain’ if he loses F1 crownLewis Hamilton says he is braced for the ‘pain’ of losing his Formula 1 world title to Nico Rosberg ahead of a crucial Brazilian Grand Prix but says history has taught him not to give up on his slimming hopes until it is impossible to win. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 07

Indianapolis 500 winner Alexander Rossi joins double Global Rallycross Champion Scott Speed at ROC Miami

Rossi won this year’s 100th running of the Indianapolis 500

Indianapolis 500 winner Alexander Rossi joins double Global Rallycross Champion Scott Speed at ROC Miami 2016 Indianapolis 500 winner Alexander Rossi and reigning Global Rallycross Champion Scott Speed will compete at January’s Race Of Champions inside Miami’s Marlins Park. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 03

Young racers to take on legends Petter Solberg, Marcus Grönholm and Kenny Bräck at ROC Factor Scandinavia

First ROC Factor event in Sweden to be held as part of Monster Jam® Stockholm

Young racers to take on legends Solberg, Grönholm and Bräck at ROC Factor ScandinaviaTwo young Swedish racers will have the chance to take on some of the biggest stars of motor sport in the ROC Factor Scandinavia Final, a featured highlight of Monster Jam at Stockholm’s Friends Arena on November 12, 2016. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 30

Wolff: Brawn back in F1? He gets my vote…

Toto Wolff says he would be very happy to see Ross Brawn back in Formula 1 amidst talk he could be in line for an FIA/FOM role.
Wolff: Brawn back in F1? He gets my vote…Toto Wolff says he would be happy to see former colleague Ross Brawn return to Formula 1 despite apparent acrimony between the pair during their time together at Mercedes. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 29

Ross Brawn ready to return to F1

“If you ask me what F1 needs, it needs a plan; a three-year and a five-year plan”
Ross Brawn ready to return to F1Multiple F1 title winning team principal and engineer Ross Brawn has revealed he could be tempted back to Formula 1, but only in a role at the top of sport and not with a team.
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Oct 25

Formula 1 great Felipe Massa joins exciting 
line-up for Race Of Champions in Miami

Brazilian Formula 1 racer Felipe Massa has joined the stunning field of driving stars

2016-10-23_72671 Eleven-time Formula 1 grand prix winner Felipe Massa is the latest driver to sign up for January’s Race Of Champions in Miami’s Marlins Park.

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Oct 24

Frentzen impressed after driving Electric GT Tesla Model S

Electric GT Championship

Electric GT Championship - Heinz-Harald Frentzen Former Formula 1 star Heinz-Harald Frentzen made his return to the cockpit to test the Tesla Model S EGT – the car that is being developed for the Electric GT Championship – at the Circuit Paul Ricard this week. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 23

Hamilton back to winning ways with US GP victory 23 October 2016

A must-win race for the defending champion having lost ground to Rosberg in each of the last five events
2016-10-22_70944 Lewis Hamilton has taken a small chunk out of Nico Rosberg’s points’ lead in the Formula 1 World Championship standings following a dominant United States Grand Prix win.

Oct 21

Button: Some 2016 performances best of my career

“That can’t go on forever without a break”
2016-07-09-Saturday-0006 Jenson Button has hailed some of his personal performances for McLaren-Honda this season as ‘the best of my career’ but explains why it has added to his need for a sabbatical from Formula 1 in 2017.
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Oct 19

‘Innovation is GREAT’ partners with McLaren to showcase the UK’s innovative culture across the world

The GREAT Britain Campaign (GREAT) has announced a unique partnership with McLaren to help highlight the UK’s innovative culture

2016-10-19 - ‘Innovation is GREAT’ partners with McLaren to showcase the UK’s innovative culture across the world The UK has an impressive track record for creativity and developing and pioneering new ideas and cutting-edge technology. Whether through its Formula 1, road cars or Applied Technologies arm, McLaren is a prominent example of a British technology company with innovation at its heart.  Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 19

Tales from the paddock – Ulrich Fritz: “The team coped incredibly well with this Herculean task” (+videos)

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2016 season

DTM, Lausitzring. Mercedes-AMG DTM Team, Mercedes-Benz, DTM, Lucas Auer, BWT Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM Onto the home straight: After the grand finale of the 2016 DTM in Hockenheim, we’re immediately off to North America for back-to-back Formula 1 races in the USA and Mexico. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 16

Honda’s F1 rivals happy to see 2016 gains

After a frustrating first year back in F1 in 2015
Honda's F1 rivals happy to see 2016 gainsHonda’s power unit manufacturer rivals in Formula 1 are pleased to see the Japanese squad make vast improvements from last season and feel it is healthier for the sport to have stronger competition. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 12

Hamilton ‘proud and humbled’ by Mercedes success

“All the hard work everyone has put in to get us where we are is just remarkable”
2016-10-11 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team (4)Lewis Hamilton says he is ‘excited’ by the prospect of spearheading Mercedes’ attempts for a fourth Formula 1 World Championship title in 2017 after the manufacturer sealed a third consecutive constructors’ crown in the Japanese Grand Prix.

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Oct 07

DRS to be added to GP3 car for 2017 season

Exclusive Q & A with Didier Perrin

DRS to be added to GP3 car for 2017 seasonFor the 2017 season, DRS (Drag Reduction System) will be added to the GP3 car following in the footsteps of GP2 Series and Formula 1.

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Oct 07

Lorenzo tries F1: “The grip of the car is unreal!”

Reigning MotoGP™ World Champion checks out life in the seat of reigning Formula 1 World Champion Lewis Hamilton

Jorge Lorenzo (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) took to the track at Silverstone Circuit once again recently – but this time not on the two wheels of his Yamaha, but at the helm of Lewis Hamilton’s 2014 F1 title-winning Mercedes. Read the rest of this entry »

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